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Cloud Carib Joins Discussion on Caribbean Disaster Resiliency ahead of Hurricane Season at Barbados Conference

News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, June 04, 2019: Last week, organizations from across the globe, including 20 Caribbean countries gathered in Bridgetown, Barbados to discuss disaster resilience, priorities and solutions to tackle climate change and disaster risks at the Understanding Risk (UR) Caribbean conference. Hosted by the World Bank in partnership with the Government of Barbados, the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management ...

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The Canada Caribbean Resilience Facility Is Here

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 31, 2019: The government of Canada this week launched a $20 million (CAD), Canada Caribbean Resilience Facility initiative to help Caribbean countries better prepare for and respond to natural disasters. The Facility comes some two years after the devastating 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. At the time, Canada pledged $100 million (CAD) to support ...

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Top 10 Caribbean Countries For US Visa Overstays

Compiled By Jordan Bowles News Americas, DEERFIELD BEACH, FL, Fri. May 17th, 2019: Over 42,000 Caribbean nationals from across the region overstayed their non-immigrant visas and stayed on in the US between October 2017 and September 2018. That’s according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s 2018 “Fiscal Year Entry/Exit Overstay Report.” The US overstay data ...

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These Caribbean Americans Want To Replace Jumaane Williams On The New York City Council

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 10, 2019: Several Caribbean-born and Caribbean roots New Yorkers are among the Democratic candidates vying to replace Jumaane Williams on the New York City Council. Williams, son of Grenadian immigrants, was recently elected public advocate of New York City, leaving his city on the City Council now vacant. A special election to fill ...

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Carnival Corporation’s AIDAnova First Ship to be Supplied with LNG in Mediterranean

MIAMI, April 26, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, its Germany-based AIDA Cruises brand and numerous representatives from politics, port-related businesses and tourism today celebrated the first-time arrival of the world’s first cruise ship powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Barcelona. Upon arrival in Europe’s biggest cruise port, ...

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Equisoft Driving Digital Transformation for Caribbean Insurance Leader Family Guardian – Starting with Live OIPA Solution

MONTREAL, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Equisoft, a global provider of digital business solutions for the insurance and wealth industries, proudly announced today the successful implementation of the Oracle Insurance Policy Administration (OIPA) system for Family Guardian Insurance Company, a leading insurer in The Bahamas. The firm is also spearheading a number of other core and front-end system ...

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Haitian National Jailed For Identity Theft

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 19, 2019: An undocumented Haitian national will have to spend the next two years in federal prison for aggravated identity theft. According to court documents, in 2007, Alain Nezius, 36, was deported from the US to Haiti following multiple convictions for possession of cocaine, delivery of cocaine, and possession of cocaine with the ...

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19 Caribbean Nations Named As Money Laundering Jurisdictions

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 5, 2019: While Caribbean businesses and nationals struggle daily to complete cross border global money transfers to pay for business and individual expenses overseas, the US has again named several Caribbean nations as money laundering destinations. Nineteen Caribbean jurisdictions have been named in the US State Department’s March 2018 International Narcotics Control Strategy ...

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