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Bahamas Bad Neighbors Spar Over ‘Smear’ Videos

Canadian clothing maker Peter Nygard asked a New York court to block his Bahamas neighbor, hedge fund founder Louis Bacon, from getting video footage that Bacon claims is proof of a "smear campaign" by Nygard. Bacon, who founded Moore Capital Management LLC in 1989, asked a federal judge in Manhattan last month to order a videographer formerly employed by Nygard to turn over the footage for use ... Continue reading →

PR News

Major Trinidad and Tobago Investment Conference For New York

Share CaribPR Wire, Mon. Sept. 15, 2014: Why do multinational companies choose Trinidad and Tobago?; What is Trinidad and Tobago doing to attract FDI outside of a thriving energy sector?; What is the future of US / Trinidad and Tobago … Continue reading →

Major Trinidad and Tobago Investment Conference For New York

Share CaribPR Wire, Mon. Sept. 15, 2014: Why do multinational companies choose Trinidad and Tobago?; What is Trinidad and Tobago doing to attract FDI outside of a thriving energy sector?; What is the future of US / Trinidad and Tobago … Continue reading →

Markel Global Reinsurance adds Erik Manning, Jamie Welsby and John Duda to its team

Share RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that Dr. Erik Manning and  Jamie Welsby have been appointed Managing Directors of Markel Global Reinsurance (Markel Re), Markel Corporation’s reinsurance operating division. In addition, John … Continue reading →

Entertainment

Words of wisdom from Reggae Boy Mr Kemar Lawrence – Jamaica Observer

Words of wisdom from Reggae Boy Mr Kemar LawrenceJamaica ObserverWE were moved by the sheer honesty and sense of maturity in remarks made in this newspaper by national footballer Mr Kemar Lawrence. Speaking against the background of mounting frustratio... Continue reading →

Business

Tour ship runs aground by NYC’s Statue of Liberty – MiamiHerald.com

Tour ship runs aground by NYC's Statue of LibertyMiamiHerald.comAfternoon Update (Monday - Friday) Latest news, plus the afternoon business & national news. News Alert (When it ... the Americas. Political Currents (Monday - Friday) Keep up with the latest in politics - in Florida, the nation, Latin America and the ...and more » Continue reading →

Sports

Parks, eateries and posh shops offer plenty to do in Mill Creek – HeraldNet

Parks, eateries and posh shops offer plenty to do in Mill CreekHeraldNetThe city has numerous parks. Mill Creek Sports Park hosts baseball, softball, soccer and a skate park, and Highlands Park has tennis and basketball courts. The county runs two near... Continue reading →

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Caribbean News

Hundreds Of Millions Worth Of Cocaine Seized In Caribbean Sea

Share Tweet A U.S. Coast Guardsman offloads cocaine at Coast Guard Station Miami Beach, FL on Sept. 18, 2014. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, MIAMI BEACH, FL, Fri. Sept. 19, 2014: Approximately US$173 million worth of cocaine has been … Continue reading

Chikungunya Death Toll In The Caribbean Passes 100 Mark

Share Tweet Chikungunya has been dubbed the ‘bend up’ disease. (PAHO image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 17, 2014: The death toll from the mosquito-borne viral disease Chikungunya continues to rise in the Caribbean, now passing the 100 … Continue reading

Puerto Rican Jailed For Child Porn

Share Tweet News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Weds. Sept. 17, 2014: A 26-year-old man Puerto Rico will spend the next 15 years in prison followed by 10 years of supervised released, for production of child porn. Pedro Luis Baez-Torres, … Continue reading

Cocaine Inside Computer Bag At JFK

Share Tweet The seized laptop bag with the cocaine. (US CBP image) News Americas, JAMAICA, N.Y., Mon. Sept. 15, 2014: Over three pounds of cocaine with an approximate street value of  US$55,000 was recently founded in the computer bag of … Continue reading

Markel Global Reinsurance adds Erik Manning, Jamie Welsby and John Duda to its team

Share Tweet RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that Dr. Erik Manning and  Jamie Welsby have been appointed Managing Directors of Markel Global Reinsurance (Markel Re), Markel Corporation’s reinsurance operating division. In addition, … Continue reading