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Illinois State University deploys Aruba Gigabit Wi-Fi – Telecompaper (subscription)

Illinois State University deploys Aruba Gigabit Wi-FiTelecompaper (subscription)Aruba Networks has announced that Illinois State University (ISU) is deploying a campus-wide Aruba 802.11ac-based network. The new Gigabit Wi-Fi infrastructure is enabling ... Continue reading →

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New Mangrove Restoration Project for Jamaica

Share LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – This week the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation launches a year-long project to restore mangroves in Jamaica called the Jamaica Awareness of Mangroves In Nature (J.A.M.I.N.) project. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141010/151469 The venture, joined with … Continue reading →

New Mangrove Restoration Project for Jamaica

Share LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – This week the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation launches a year-long project to restore mangroves in Jamaica called the Jamaica Awareness of Mangroves In Nature (J.A.M.I.N.) project. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141010/151469 The venture, joined with … Continue reading →

FCCA Conference & Trade Show Helps Attendees Target Cruise Line Decision Makers and Maximize Cruise Tourism’s Benefits

Share PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The 21st annual Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Conference & Trade Show opened today, gathering about 1,000 cruise tourism stakeholders and 100 cruise executives, presidents and CEOs from the 15 FCCA Member … Continue reading →

Entertainment

Rihanna’s Fancy Coat Makes Jeans & Timberlands Night-Out Appropriate – Refinery29

Refinery29Rihanna's Fancy Coat Makes Jeans & Timberlands Night-Out AppropriateRefinery29Pop quiz: How do you get away with wearing jeans (boyfriend-style, no less), a heather gray T-shirt, and classic Timbs when you're hitting the town — or anywhere, really? Like most of life's most pressing questions, Rihanna has the answer: You toss on ... Continue reading →

Business

IMF high-level forum on growth starts tomorrow – Jamaica Gleaner

IMF high-level forum on growth starts tomorrowJamaica GleanerThe International Monetary Fund (IMF) has noted that Caribbean economies have been slow to recover from the global financial crisis and hence, starting tomorrow, it will host a high-level forum in collaboration with Jamaica's Ministry of Finance and ...and more » Continue reading →

Sports

Cricket Brings New Offerings To Walmart – Twice

Cricket Brings New Offerings To WalmartTwice“This is the first time Walmart customers have access to the new Cricket Wireless network and the first time the Moto E and Samsung Galaxy Express (exclusive to Cricket) will be offered to Walmart customers,” a Cricket spokesperson explained. “Before ... Continue reading →

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Caribbean News

Funeral Set For Jamaican-Born, U.S. Olympic Fencer

Share Tweet The late Kamara James. (USAFencing.com image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, LONG ISLAND, NY, Mon. Oct. 20, 2014: Jamaican-born, U.S. Olympic fencer, Kamara James, is set to be laid to rest this Friday in Long island New … Continue reading

Thousands Without Power In Bermuda Following Gonzalo

Share Tweet By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sat. Oct. 18, 2014: More than 28,000 people on the island of Bermuda remained without power this morning in the aftermath of Hurricane Gonzalo. The island hit Bermuda last night … Continue reading

First Caribbean Death Of The 2014 Hurricane Season Recorded

Share Tweet Hurricane Gonzalo also hit St. Barths. (Twitter/SaintBarthcom images) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Oct. 15, 2014: The first death in the Caribbean of the 2014 hurricane season was recorded in St. Maarten Tuesday as Hurricane Gonzalo, now a … Continue reading

Hurricane Gonzalo Could Become Category Three Hurricane

Share Tweet News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Oct. 14, 2014: Tropical storm Gonzalo is now Hurricane Gonzalo and it forecast to strengthen into a category three storm by Wednesday, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami said last night. … Continue reading

Hurricane Gonzalo Expected Tuesday

Share Tweet The track of Tropical Storm Gonzalo as forecast by the NHS. (NHS image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Oct. 13, 2014: Just as hurricane Fay weakened to a storm Sunday, the emergence of another … Continue reading

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