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Jamaica’s Commander of Distinction Returns to Lincoln Center

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 16, 2010: Renowned Jamaican jazz pianist and Jamaica’s acclaimed Commander of Distinction, Monty Alexander, is set to turn the heat up this summer in New York City with a five-day return to Lincoln Center. Alexander, who has the distinction of being named one of the greatest piano players in Jazz history, is set ...

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HBO Latin America Announces Improvements in the Cinemax East Channel, Now Branded MAX in the Caribbean

MIAMI, June 7 /PRNewswire/ — HBO Latin America Group announced that during the month of June enhancements in the Premium package will take place. Cinemax East will now be branded as MAX, targeting film lovers and visual art connoisseurs.  ”Once again, HBO demonstrates its leadership in Premium television, providing subscribers with a daring, fresh and innovative offer. MAX will allow ...

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Vale Inco Announces Name Change to Vale

TORONTO, May 27 /PRNewswire/ — Vale Inco announced the natural next step in the company’s evolution today by changing its name to Vale — a milestone that aligns it more fully with other Vale operations worldwide and reflects its position as part of the world’s second largest mining company.  A world leader in nickel, the former Inco Limited was acquired ...

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Families Should Create a Hurricane Survival Plan, PADF Says

  ‘Active’ hurricane season is predicted for Caribbean, Central America WASHINGTON, May 31 /PRNewswire/ — On the eve of what is predicted to be one of the worst Atlantic hurricane seasons in years, the Pan American Development Foundation is urging residents in Central America and the Caribbean to put together emergency plans. (Logo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100211/DC53912LOGO ) “Families need to put together ...

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World GTL Inc Files Largest Ever Lawsuit Against Trinidad Government-Owned Petrotrin

US $2 Billion Lawsuit Claims Petrotrin Expropriated Assets in Joint Venture Company, World GTL Trinidad Limited NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire/ — World GTL Inc, in the largest lawsuit ever filed against a private or Government-owned company in Trinidad, and amid upcoming elections, said it had served, with the help of a court order there, the Government-owned Petroleum Company of ...

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Last Remaining Mangrove Wetland in Barbados Disappearing due to Unchecked Pollution and Government Inaction

– Migratory bird stop between North and South America at risk  BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 6 /PRNewswire/ — A new environmental study sharply critical of the Government of Barbados shows the key Graeme Hall mangrove wetland is disappearing due to outside pollution and poor water quality.  The Graeme Hall wetland is the last remaining mangrove in Barbados — a red mangrove ...

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Emera to Acquire a 38% Interest in Light & Power Holdings Ltd.

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, May 3 /PRNewswire/ – Today, Emera (TSX: EMA) announced that it will acquire a 38% interest in Light & Power Holdings Ltd. (Barbados Stock Exchange: “LPH”) from Leucadia National Corporation (”Leucadia”). Under the terms of the agreement with Leucadia, Emera will acquire the interest from Leucadia for US $85million.  LPH is the parent company of The Barbados ...

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Susan Reichle, Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance Chief, Visits Haiti, Meets with Haitian Government and Disaster Relief Leaders

Joins Assistant Secretary of State Eric Schwartz as USAID Operations Transition from Emergency Response to Long-Term Reconstruction  WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Susan Reichle, USAID’s Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, visited Haiti Wednesday through Friday this week to meet with key stakeholders to discuss the U.S. Government’s ongoing transition from emergency response to reconstruction, continued ...

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Emera to Acquire a 38% Interest in Light & Power Holdings Ltd.

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, May 3 /PRNewswire/ – Today, Emera (TSX: EMA) announced that it will acquire a 38% interest in Light & Power Holdings Ltd. (Barbados Stock Exchange: “LPH”) from Leucadia National Corporation (”Leucadia”). Under the terms of the agreement with Leucadia, Emera will acquire the interest from Leucadia for US $85million.  LPH is the parent company of The Barbados ...

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FCCA Names Kevin Sheehan Chairman

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) is proud to announce today it has named Kevin Sheehan as Chairman of its Executive Committee. Sheehan, who is also Chief Executive Officer of Norwegian Cruise Line, replaces Micky Arison, Chairman of Carnival Corp., who steps down from the FCCA Chairman’s post following 10 years of distinguished service. ...

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