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Summit Highlights Caribbean Disaster Preparedness And Collaboration To Strengthen Resilience

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Jan. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — “Caribbean Strong: Building Resilience with Equity” will take place on February 27-March 1, 2019, at the Sheraton Hotel and Casino in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The three-day summit focusing on disaster preparedness in the Caribbean region is co-sponsored by the Puerto Rico Science, Technology & Research Trust and the Society for ...

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Caribbean Immigrant Entrepreneur To Be Funeralized In New Jersey

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 18, 2019: A popular Caribbean-born entrepreneur, who passed away suddenly on Sunday night, Jan. 13, 2019, shocking her family, colleagues and the wider business community, will be laid to rest next week following a New Jersey funeral service. Allison Butters-Grant, founder of Global Seafoods Distributors, Inc., will be funeralized on Jan. 23, 2019 at ...

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Canopy LATAM Starting The Year Strong

LIMA, Peru and SMITHS FALLS, Ontario, Jan. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) (NYSE: CGC) (the “Company” or “Canopy Growth”), through its Latin American-focused subsidiary, Canopy LATAM Corporation (“Canopy LATAM”), is proud to introduce Spectrum Cannabis Peru S.A.C. (“Spectrum Cannabis Peru”), the newest member of the growing global Spectrum Cannabis family. Spectrum Cannabis Peru will operate as part ...

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This Caribbean Government Will Challenge No-Confidence Vote In Court

News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri. Jan. 4, 2018: The government of the CARICOM nation of Guyana said Thursday it will challenge the Dec. 21, 2018 vote of no-confidence in court. As many questions continue as to why the government has not yet resigned and called a new election, the country’s attorney general made the disclosure. The government plans to argue ...

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Lowered Caribbean And Latin America Growth Forecast For 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 21, 2018: The economies of the Caribbean and Latin America are forecast to see a decline come 2019. That’s according to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) which said Thursday that the Caribbean and Latin America will now likely grow just 1.7 percent in 2019. That’s a dip from ...

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Avaya Expands Distributor Partnership For Ecuador, Venezuela, Central America and the Caribbean

MIAMI, Dec. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE: AVYA) announced that its DACAS distributor expands services in the Latin American market and makes available Avaya solutions for companies of all sizes and industries. DACAS will now provide its services in Ecuador, Venezuela, Central America, the English Caribbean and Spanish. Avaya offers one of the most complete ...

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Jamaican-Born Doctor Killed In Baltimore Hit And Run Accident

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tuesday. Dec. 18, 2018: A Jamaican-born recipient of the 2016 American College of Rheumatology Distinguished Fellow Award and a faculty member at Johns Hopkins Scleroderma Center, was killed in a hit and run collision just before 11 p.m. at Falls and Green Spring Valley roads, Baltimore, Maryland Sunday, police said. Dr. Nadia Dominique Morgan was ...

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Grupo Therrestra To Build Part Of New Club Med Project In Miches, Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/: Grupo Therrestra, led by Engineer Hugo Pérez Ovalles, has inserted its characteristic identity stamp, based on: talent, adaptation and trust in the service of the prestigious Club Med Hotel Chain, to develop its most luxurious and prestigious project in the Americas, located in Miches, province of El Seibo, Dominican Republic. In the complex, ...

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New “HERO” Movie Takes On Toronto, Then The World

News Americas, Toronto, ON, Dec. 10, 2018: Inspired by the life and times of Mr. Ulric Cross, a political activist in the 50s and 60s, filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon’s acclaimed feature film, HERO, makes its Canadian theatrical premiere on Thursday, February 28, 2019, at the Royal Cinema, 608 College Street, Toronto. “Ultimately, the story is about us. About who we are ...

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New “HERO” Movie Takes On Toronto, Then The World

News Americas, Toronto, ON, Dec. 10, 2018: Inspired by the life and times of Mr. Ulric Cross, a political activist in the 50s and 60s, filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon’s acclaimed feature film, HERO, makes its Canadian theatrical premiere on Thursday, February 28, 2019, at the Royal Cinema, 608 College Street, Toronto. “Ultimately, the story is about us. About who we are ...

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