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Canada Life Reinsurance enters into £1.7bn longevity risk reinsurance agreement with MMC U.K. Pension Fund

ST. MICHAEL, Barbados, Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Canada Life Reinsurance is pleased to announce that it has recently entered into a long term reinsurance agreement to cover the longevity risk on £1.7 billion of liabilities for approximately 7,500 pensioner members of the Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) U.K. Pension Fund. This transaction was written by the Barbados ...

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This Caribbean, US-Based Agency Launches Caribbean Hurricane Relief Fund To Benefit Samaritan’s Purse

Devastation in St. Maarten and Saint Martin – from Paradise to Hell! News Americas NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept 13, 2017: A Caribbean, US-based agency is doing its part to try to help the tens of thousands across several Caribbean islands who have lost everything to the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma. Executives at the global private sector investment agency, ...

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That “Good Wood” Advertisement On Trinidad TV

The same company also played on sex in this ad. (YouTube screen grab) By Fatimah Mohammed News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Sept. 14, 2017: People in Trinidad and Tobago it seems have become immune to the crime crisis. It is no longer that traumatic to see and read that there are as many as three murders committed every day. ...

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French President Emanuel Macron Tweets This Photo As Some On Saint Martin Jeer Him

French President Emanuel Macron tweeted this photo under the caption translated to English: “The future of the island is already here.” (Twitter image) By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 13, 2017: French President Emanuel Macron tweeted a photo of a small, Saint Martin child holding on to his tie under the caption translated to English: “The ...

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Hurricane Irma’s Wrath On The BVI

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 13, 2017: Virgin Group Founder and long-time British Virgin Islands resident, Richard Branson, whose Necker Island was devastated following Irma offered a glimpse Tuesday at some of the damage across the BVI. Four people have been killed by Hurricane Irma in the British Virgin Islands, officials have said. Hurricane Irma roared through the ...

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Remembering The New York Based Caribbean Immigrants Of 9/11

A woman becomes emotional as she reads the names of victims during a commemoration ceremony for the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks at the National September 11 Memorial, September 11, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Sept. 12, 2017: It’s been 16 years already ...

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Caribbean Diaspora Nationals In Florida Feel Some Of Hurricane Irma’s Wrath

A car sits abandoned in storm surge along North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard as Hurricane Irma hits the southern part of the state September 10, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The powerful hurricane made landfall in the United States in the Florida Keys at 9:10 a.m. after raking across the north coast of Cuba. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) By ...

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This US Organization Is Taking More Emergency Supplies To St. Maarten Today

Samaritans Purse DC-8 plane will take a second shipment of relief supplies and a second Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) to St. Maarten/St. Martin today, Sept. 11, 2017. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Sept. 11, 2017: As Saint Martin national Malaika Maxwell used Facebook live to appeal globally for more soldiers on the island and ...

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The State Of The Caribbean Hotels Following The Passage Of Hurricane Irma

A photo taken on September 6, 2017 shows damage outside the ‘Mercure’ hotel in Marigot, on the Bay of Nettle, on the island of Saint-Martin in the northeast Caribbean, after the passage of Hurricane Irma. (Photo credit: LIONEL CHAMOISEAU/AFP/Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Sun. Sept. 10, 2017: Hurricane Irma has wrecked havoc on several ...

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Caribbean-Roots Tennis Pro Is 2017 US Open Champ

Caribbean-Roots Tennis Pro and US Open Champ, Sloane Stephens. (Twitter image) News Americas, FLUSHING, NY, Sun. Sept. 10, 2017: A 24-year-old tennis pro, whose roots extend to the Caribbean, has won the 2017 women’s finals of the US Open and her first Grand Slam title. Sloane Stephens, whose grandfather was born in the Caribbean island of Trinidad & Tobago, created ...

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