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Grenada Vows To Open U.W.I. Campus

CaribWorldNews, ST. GEORGE`S, Grenada, Fri. Sept. 11, 2009: Grenada Prime Minister, Tillman Thomas, says his government is moving `expeditiously` with plans to develop a U.W.I. Open Campus Facility on the Spice Isle. In an address to the nation last night, PM Thomas said the plan for the UWI facility is not only to have it offer degree programs but also ...

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What If International Institutions Fail?

Commentary By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Sept. 11, 2009: In Europe and North America, governments and regulatory authorities are still debating how best to manage the behaviour of  financial institutions that have become so large, that should they fail, their operations would pose a systemic risk to the nations in which they are located. This relatively new phenomenon, ...

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Nova Scotia Business Inc. – LED Roadway Lighting Has Bright Future

AMHERST, Nova Scotia, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ — A home-grown Nova Scotia company continues to shine brightly with its LED-based street lighting fixtures. The province, through NSBI, is supporting LED Roadway Lighting`s continued growth with a $6 million CAD equity investment. `LED Roadway Lighting has grown a solid business in Nova Scotia and now has an opportunity to become a world-leading ...

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Suriname, Haiti Are Worst Caribbean Nations To Do Business In

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Sept. 10, 2009: Trying to do business in Haiti or Suriname? Well you may want to think again after reading the latest `Doing Business 2010` report. The annual report analyzing  the ease of doing business in 183 economies around the globe, shows that in the Caribbean, the South American nation of Suriname and the poverty-stricken ...

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Republican Congressman Apologizes For `You Lie` Outburst

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Sept. 10, 2009: A Southern Republican congressman, who last night seemed to forget his southern manners in an uncivil outburst during President Obama`s well-received speech on health care, has apologized. But the stunning outburst seemed to be the new item that has upstaged a carefully crafted and delivered speech detailing the President`s plan on health care ...

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Opposition Returns To Run Montserrat

CaribWorldNews, BRADES, Montserrat, Thurs., Sept. 10, 2009: A public holiday was yesterday declared in Montserrat by Governor Peter Waterworth after the opposition Movement for Change and Prosperity party emerged victorious in an election that came two years earlier than constitutionally due. It was an outcome that has occurred in every Caribbean nation that has held election in recent years. The ...

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Wanted Haitian Gang Leader Nabbed

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Thurs. Sept. 10, 2009: A powerful gang leader in Haiti wanted by U.S. and French authorities on kidnapping and homicide charges has been nabbed. After a year on the lam, Amaral Duclona was this week captured in the Dominican Republic, authorities there announced Wednesday. DR drug control agency spokesman, Roberto Lebron, said Duclona has been living in ...

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Western Union To Expand In Cuba

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Sept. 10, 2009: Remittance giant, Western Union, says it will soon expand its money transfer networks in Cuba. The company`s statement comes on the heels of the new guidelines, issued by the U.S. Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control on September 3rd that removed limits on how much money can be sent to ...

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Choice Hotels International Targets Caribbean’s Best Independent Hotels for New Ascend Collection

SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — In the midst of a troubled travel season, many Caribbean hotels can get a helping hand now from global hospitality leader Choice Hotels International. The company is expanding its Ascend Collection hotel membership program (www.ascendcollection.com) to include exceptional independent hotels throughout the Caribbean region. Ascend Collection has an aggressive growth plan of adding ...

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