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With Haiti Now ‘Back On Its Feet,’ Upcoming Elections Will Be Critical For Future Stability -UN Officials

NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (UN) -- Haiti’s imminent elections will look to inaugurate a new period of transparency, democracy and development long yearned for by its citizens, senior United Nations officials told a gathering of the county’s partners...

Postponement Of The July 31 Hearing For The Appointment Of A Provisional Liquidator

NASSAU -- From the beginning of this project, the Government of The Bahamas has sought to facilitate an impartial process that results in the opening of Baha Mar, under private ownership and operation as soon as possible.

Caribbean Airlines And Emirates In Key Deal

PIARCO, Trinidad (CAL) -- Caribbean Airlines is pleased to announce that it has signed a key new interline deal with Emirates - now the world’s largest international airline.

Launch Of The Solar House Project At The UTT Point Lisas Campus

POINT LISAS, Trinidad (UTT) -- In an effort to transform the local economy away from its historic dependence on oil and gas, UTT is engaged in research into renewable and sustainable energy sources.

The Curaçao National Team Going To The Senior League Baseball World Series 2015

WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao (CSN) -- Today the Curaçao national senior baseball team left the island to participate in the Senior League Baseball World Series 2015.

Change, Cuba And The Internet -Part 2

LONDON, England -- When it comes to Cuba what is often missed is that its government’s primary focus is not on the process of normalising its relationship with the US, but on the far more fundamental domestic reforms that are gradually changing the...

Barbados' New Air Arrivals Record

BRIDGETOWN (BTMI) -- During the first six months of 2015 Barbados recorded 303,592 long stay visitors, the first time the destination has ever topped 300,000 visitors in the Jan. - June period in the 29 years of recording air arrivals tourism...

Invest 94L

MIAMI, FL, U.S.A. (NHC | 08:58 AM) -- There's a weak and elongated area of low pressure over the far eastern Atlantic Ocean a few hundred miles west-southwest of the Cape Verde Islands, and it continues to produce disorganized showers and...

Caribbean Island Of Bonaire Expanding Drinking Water Plant With GE's Procera Seawater Desalination Solutions

TREVOSE, PA, U.S.A. (GE) -- GE recently announced it will supply its Procera water filtration equipment package for a seawater desalination plant expansion project in Hato on the Caribbean island of Bonaire.

Mitchell: $200 Emergency Passport Processing Fee Designed To Fight Corruption

NASSAU (BIS) -- “One of the things I do want to stress though in particular is one of the reasons that this fee has been implemented for emergencies is to try and eliminate any suggestion or attempt to offer money to people on the side to get this...

Invest Caribbean Now 2015 For The French Caribbean Island Of Saint Martin

NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (ICN) -- The exotic French Caribbean island of Saint-Martin will this year put the spotlight on its global investment opportunities through an exclusive collaboration with Invest Caribbean Now, the global private sector...

Statement At The Conclusion Of The XIII Regional Conference On Central America, Panama, And The Dominican Republic

WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (IMF) -- Central bank governors, finance ministers, and banking superintendents of Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic, and senior IMF officials met in El Salvador on July 23-24 to review the economic outlook...

Guyana And Venezuela -Peace Under Law

LONDON, England -- A search of the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon’s statements posted on his official website shows no mention of anything he said after a meeting last week with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro about the Guyana-...

Copa Airlines Announces New Belize - Panama Route

PANAMA CITY, Panama (COPA) -- Copa Airlines {NYSE: CPA} subsidiary of Copa Holdings, S.A., and member of the Star Alliance global airline network, announced on Wednesday that it will begin operating two weekly flights between Belize City and Panama...

Small Islands Need Partnerships To Battle Climate Change, Address ‘Unique Vulnerabilities,’ Says Ban

NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (UN) -- The global challenges facing the small island developing States (SIDS) are the international community’s collective responsibility, stated the top United Nations official at the Security Council.

Inter-American Development Bank Report Highlights Business Opportunities At The Base Of The Pyramid In Latin America And The Caribbean

WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (IDB) -- According to an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) report released Tuesday, the base of the pyramid is a $759 billion market offering promising business opportunities to the private sector.

USGS Earthquake Alert: M 3.8 - 19km ENE of Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, Saint Thomas (USGS) -- At 06:28 PM local time the U.S. Geological Survey recorded a M 3.8 earthquake near Sint Maarten.

NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (UN) -- United Nations human rights experts today called on the Government of the Dominican Republic to take steps to prevent arbitrary deportations and to adopt measures to address allegations of racial profiling during...

América Latina Y El Caribe Crecerá Solo 0,5% En 2015

VITACURA, Santiago de Chile, Chile (CEPAL) -- Los países de América Latina y el Caribe crecerán en promedio 0,5% en 2015, según nuevas proyecciones entregadas hoy por la CEPAL, en conferencia de prensa en Santiago de Chile.

Latin America And The Caribbean Will Grow Just 0.5% In 2015

VITACURA, Santiago de Chile, Chile (ECLAC) -- The countries in Latin America and the Caribbean will grow 0.5% on average in 2015, according to new projections released by ECLAC during a press conference in Santiago, Chile.