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Caribbean’s First Peer-to-Peer Car Rental Platform, Rent Yuh Ride™, Launched

Caribbean News, Latin America News: KINGSTON, Jamaica, Feb. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The emerging peer-to-peer car rental sector is projected to grow at 10% annually, but despite the Caribbean being one of the world’s most attractive travel destinations; it has yet to be touched by this sector – until now. The Caribbean’s first peer-to-peer car rental platform, Rent Yuh Ride (RYR), launched ...

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Parkland Announces Date of 2019 Fourth Quarter & Year-End Results

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 21, 2020: Parkland Fuel Corporation (“Parkland”) (TSX:PKI) expects to announce its 2019 fourth quarter and year-end results after markets close on Thursday, March 5, 2020. A conference call and webcast will then be held at 6:30 a.m. MST (8:30 a.m. EST) on Friday, March 6, 2020 to discuss the results. ...

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Forbes Travel Guide Honors Hospitality’s Finest in 2020 Star Rating Awards

Caribbean News, Latin America News: ATLANTA, Feb. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the global expert on genuine Five-Star service, today presented a galaxy of “Stars” to the world’s most luxurious properties. A record 107 new Five-Star awards have been announced, owing to the company’s significant expansion across 16 countries. The 2020 awards celebrate 1,898 Star-Rated properties in 73 countries; the ...

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ContourGlobal Inaugurates Innovative Hybrid Power System in Bonaire

Caribbean News, Latin America News: BONAIRE, Dutch Antilles and LONDON, Feb. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — For seven years ContourGlobal and its client, “WEB” (Water-en Energiebedrijf Bonaire, the island’s electricity and water utility), have collaborated to achieve the holy grail of electricity provision on island nations: more renewable energy, lower costs and around-the-clock reliability.  This common challenge throughout the Caribbean ...

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Engage Art Contest To Award $100,000 In Cash Prizes

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Feb. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The Engage Art Contest invites artists to submit their original art creations based on and inspired by the Spiritual Battle topic as found in Ephesians 6:10-20. The Engage Art Contest is a juried competition for original visual art, music video, film and performing arts. Total cash prizes of $100,000 will be awarded in the 2019-2020 ...

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Integration Technologies Partners with RIB Software to Expand Its Global Footprint on Cloud, Digital Transformation and Cybersecurity

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Integration Technologies (Intech –  https://www.intechsp.com), a leading Managed Solution and Service provider for Hybrid Data Center, Cybersecurity, and Microsoft Cloud Platforms in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, today announced a majority growth investment from RIB Software and the buyout of Advent-Morro Equity Partners’ long time ownership in Intech.  The investment will ...

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Parkland announces acquisition of Kellerstrass Oil

News Americas, CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 16, 2020: Parkland Fuel Corporation (“Parkland”, “We”, “Our” or “Us”) (TSX:PKI) announced today that through its wholly owned U.S. subsidiaries (collectively, “Parkland USA”), it has entered into an agreement to acquire the entities and assets comprising Kellerstrass Oil Company (collectively, “Kellerstrass”).  Based in Salt Lake City, Kellerstrass is a regional retail dealer and commercial fuel ...

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Medicinal Genomics Partners with Analogic Solutions for Distribution of its Cannabis Genomic Breeding, Optimization, and Testing Platform to the Caribbean

Leading local firm driving adoption of biotechnology for yield, safety, and consistency throughout the region BEVERLY, Mass., Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Medicinal Genomics Corp. (MGC), a pioneer in genomics and blockchain technology to improve the yield, safety, and transparency of cannabis, today announced its partnership with Analogic Solutions as its distributor of record for the Caribbean region. ...

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The Caribbean’s First Non-Profit Investigative News Network Launches

-CIJN releases four hard-hitting investigations- KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The Caribbean Investigative Journalism Network (CIJN) just launched with the unveiling of four deep dive exposés produced by over a dozen Caribbean journalists. CIJN is a project of the Media Institute of the Caribbean (MIC) which is headquartered in Kingston, Jamaica. The four long-form multimedia investigative stories ...

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Forced Religious Conversion Becomes an International Human Rights Problem

News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 20, 2019: On 19 November, the Italian Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR) and the Belgien Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF) hosted a seminar on human rights entitled “Intolerance and Discrimination Against New Religious Movements: An International Problem” in Seoul, South Korea. The seminar was devoted to the protection of the rights of religious ...

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