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The WISE Awards Honor World’s Best Initiatives in Innovative Education

Six projects from around the world are awarded for their transformative impact on education and society DOHA, Qatar, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) announces six groundbreaking projects from around the world as Winners of the 2012 WISE Awards under the theme "Transforming Education". Now in their fourth year, the WISE Awards identify, showcase ...

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PanAfrican Entrepreneurs Conference Announces Launch

The New Economic Frontier – Global Markets WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – The PanAfrican Entrepreneurs Conference (PAEC) president, Kay DeBow, has announced the launch of a new nonprofit global business organization.  The first conference convenes in Houston, Texas, during November 15-18, 2012.  PAEC’s mission is to create an arena for entrepreneurs and business people within the Black Diaspora to come ...

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Walden University Awards Scholarships to Five Haitian Students

Full-tuition certificate program opportunities reflect university’s mission of positive social change MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — After the 2010 earthquake devastated Haiti, Walden University made a commitment to put its mission of social change into action by providing educational opportunities to Haitians who could then use their knowledge to help others and make an impact in their communities. To ...

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Albany Breaks Ground On Marina Residences

NASSAU, Bahamas, Sept. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — As Albany nears its second anniversary, the luxury resort community is expanding by starting construction on its first phase of Marina Residences. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120903/FL66681-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120903/FL66681-b ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120903/FL66681-c ) The groundbreaking of the first three buildings occurred earlier today with all three buildings slated for completion throughout 2014. “This important second ...

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Smirnoff Reinvents Nightlife With Launch Of Global “Smirnoff Midnight Circus”

Collaborates with Artist David LaChapelle to Create Interactive Art Installation to be Unveiled at Events in Mexico City and Bangkok NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Smirnoff, the world’s leading vodka brand, is breathing new life into the night with the launch of Smirnoff Midnight Circus, a global tour celebrating unique nightlife experiences in more than 25 cities. The ...

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ALTA and UBM Aviation Join Forces to Launch Major Airline MRO Event in the Latin America and Caribbean Region

LONDON, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — UBM Aviation and the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) have announced the launch of a major new event for the region’s airline engineering and maintenance community. The Latin America & Caribbean Engineering & MRO Summit 2012 will take place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on October 17-19, 2012 and will bring together ...

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Pan-American Life Insurance Group Completes Acquisition of Majority of MetLife® Assets in the Caribbean, Panama and Costa Rica

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Pan-American Life Insurance Group (PALIG), a leading provider of insurance and financial services throughout the Americas, today announced it received regulatory approval and has completed its acquisition of assets and businesses of MetLife (NYSE: MET) in the Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Panama, St. Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago. In an important next step, ...

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DIAGEO RESERVE Announces WORLD CLASS Bartender Of The Year 2012 For Latin America And The Caribbean

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Last week, Stephon Scott, of the On Deck Pub at the Tradewinds Hotel in Trinidad & Tobago, was announced as the 2012 DIAGEO RESERVE WORLD CLASS Bartender of the Year for Latin America and the Caribbean at the Global Final held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120718/FL42274) "We were truly impressed ...

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Eva Louise Kemeny Rausing – A Tribute

LONDON, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The Kemeny family is deeply distressed by the tragedy of their daughter, Eva’s, death and have seen the widespread worldwide media coverage of her difficulties over the last few days. Eva would have wanted the memory of her life to be used to benefit others facing similar addiction challenges in their lives. The Kemeny ...

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