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U.S. Trade Delegation For Jamaica

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. June 16, 2010: Six U.S. Department of Commerce officials along with seven small- and medium-sized U.S. businesses are set to arrive on a trade mission to, Jamaica today, June 16th. The three-day visit will last through June 19th and will be led by Rick Wade, senior adviser and deputy chief of staff to U.S. Commerce Secretary ...

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Young Haitian Film Makers Aim To Revitalise Their Country`s Cinema

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Weds. June 16, 2010: When the earthquake hit the southern Haitian town of Jacmel on January 12th, students at the country`s only film school, Ciné Institute, were on the ground within hours. Their classrooms collapsed but they salvaged what equipment they could and filmed the aftermath, the rescue efforts, and the collapse of buildings weakened by the ...

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Haiti`s PM Seeks Florida Investors

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI BEACH, FL, Weds. June 16, 2010: Haiti`s Prime Minister is pitching investment opportunities in his earthquake-ravaged country in Florida. Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive told The Associated Press on Tuesday that jobs are needed in Haiti to help the Caribbean country rebuild. And he insists that Haiti is committed to fighting corruption and to holding elections as scheduled in ...

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Telcordia Win Accelerates Next Gen Service Rollout in Caribbean

PISCATAWAY, N.J., June 15 /PRNewswire/ — With a focus on accelerating the rollout of new services, Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) has awarded a contract to Telcordia (www.telcordia.com) for its next generation operations support systems.  Telcordia will provide TSTT with an automated fulfillment solution that incorporates improved visibility of its inventory of network assets, thus accelerating the order-to-cash ...

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Caribbean Week In New York Wraps Up With Awards Gala

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. June 14, 2010: The curtains came down on another Caribbean Week in New York on Friday, June 11th at the renown Plaza Hotel in New York City, where the annual government of the states ball, held by the Caribbean Tourism Organization, culminated amidst glitz and glam coupled with awards and great food and music. This ...

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Air Jamaica Shelves Plans To Return To Cayman, Barbados

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. June 15, 2010: Air Jamaica, which became a part of Caribbean Airlines last month, has now halted plans to fly from Jamaica to Grand Cayman and from New York to Barbados this summer. Bruce Nobles, President and CEO of Air Jamaica claims operating the two routes as planned `would have compromised our reliability and so we ...

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Caribbean Court Of Justice Gets New Judge

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. June 15, 2010: The Caribbean Court of Justice is set to have a new judge today. Jamaican-born Professor, Charles Winston Anderson, is set to be sworn-in as a judge of the CCJ at Kings House today, June 15th. Professor Anderson, who is the executive director of the Caribbean Law Institute Centre in the law faculty at ...

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Jamaica`s Dudus And The Dons Syndrome

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. June 15, 2010: Just over a year ago I wrote about the enemy within; the criminal dons and their like who, across the Caribbean, are trying to create states within states. At the time I pointed to the `social` role that these criminal godfathers have developed in deprived areas in Caribbean nations where government is unable ...

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Most Caribbean Nations Make Tier Two List Of U.S. Trafficking Report

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. June 15, 2010: When it comes to trafficking in persons, most Caribbean nations still are not  yet fully compliant with the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000`s minimum standards, landing them on the Tier Two list of the U.S. trafficking in persons report. The latest report from the U.S. State Department Monday show most Caribbean nations ...

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Former Barbados PM Lands Plum Antigua Assignment

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN`S, Antigua, Mon. June 14, 2010: Former Barbados Prime Minister, Owen Arthur, is set to help the Antigua and Barbuda government clean up its financial services sector. Antigua`s Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer confirmed a Barbados WEEKEND NATION report that the former PM had accepted an offer to look into his country`s financial services sector. `As you know, there ...

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