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UN humanitarian aid chief denied entry into Syria

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.N. humanitarian aid chief Valerie Amos said on Wednesday she was “deeply disappointed” that Syria has refused to allow her to the visit the country, where she had hoped to assess the need for emergency relief in besieged towns. Amos said in a statement that the refusal came “despite my repeated requests to meet Syrian officials ...

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Apple Blows Past $500 Billion — And It’s Not Silly To Think It’s Headed For $1 Trillion

Apple (AAPL) crossed an amazing milestone in after-market trading yesterday, when its market capitalization exceeded $500 billion for the first time. Apple is one of the only one of four companies in history to break this mark, and unlike others that have briefly traded in this neighborhood–Microsoft (MSFT) and Cisco (CSCO) –Apple has the potential to not only sustain this ...

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Annan heading to New York for talks on Syria

GENEVA – Kofi Annan, the United Nations-Arab League envoy for Syria, said he would hold talks in New York from Wednesday with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and member states on Syria. Russia, which along with China blocked a Security Council resolution that would have supported an Arab League call for…

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Haitian Leaders Maintain Strong Focus on Attracting Investments That Will Accelerate the Vision for Sustainable Economic Development Based on Decentralization and Job Creation

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — In a Club de Madrid Conference held today in Port-au-Prince, Jorge Quiroga, the former president of Bolivia, and Jose Maria Figueres, the former president of Costa Rica, conferred with the Presidential Advisory Council for Economic Growth and Investment (PACEGI) and Haitian business leaders regarding investment opportunities waiting within Haiti’s mining and eco-tourism sectors. ...

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Jamaica aim to top standings – Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica GleanerJamaica aim to top standingsJamaica GleanerGladstone Taylor/Photographer Four-time defending champions Jamaica returned to the island yesterday, having secured their place in the semi-final of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regiona...

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Ky-Mani Marley takes Costa Rica by storm – Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica GleanerKy-Mani Marley takes Costa Rica by stormJamaica GleanerWhen the young Marley, son of reggae icon Bob Marley, hit the stage backed by the band Konfrontation, excitement and pandemonium broke out in anticipation of the tasty musical treat ...

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‘Spear’ jabs at distributor – Jamaica Observer

'Spear' jabs at distributorJamaica ObserverBy SIMONE MORGAN morgans@jamaicaobserver.com REGGAE great Burning Spear has launched a scathing assault on a major American reggae distributor, Ernie B's Reggae, claiming the company has shipped bo...

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