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Puerto Rico's PREPA CRO duties to include financial restructuring

The new role of chief restructuring officer at Puerto Rico's electric power authority PREPA will include both financial and operational restructuring, according to a document posted on the website of Puerto Rico's Government Development Bank on Tuesday. "The CRO shall work alongside PREPA's chief executive officer (Executive Director) to develop, organize and manage a financial and operational ... Continue reading →

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Seaborne Airlines Makes Traveling Throughout the Caribbean Easier

Share SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Now, it will be easier than ever to make your dream of traveling the Caribbean come true. Seaborne Airlines, the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean, announced that they will … Continue reading →

White House Summit On Africa Lauded But Caribbean/Central American Investment Summit Urged

Share Chinese officials at Invest Caribbean Now 2014 at the Harvard Club in NYC on June 4, 2014. (Sharon Bennett image/ICN 2014) CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. August 1, 2014: While saluting the White House for its second annual … Continue reading →

John Hardy Acquired by Catterton, the Leading Consumer Focused Private Equity Firm

Share John Hardy Acquired by Catterton, the Leading Consumer Focused Private Equity Firm Robert Hanson Appointed Chief Executive Officer; Damien Dernoncourt Named Chairman NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – John Hardy, a leading luxury designer jewelry brand, today announced that … Continue reading →

Entertainment

Reggae star Buju Banton gets new appeal hearing in Atlanta – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsReggae star Buju Banton gets new appeal hearing in AtlantaNew York Daily NewsKINGSTON, Jamaica — A lawyer for convicted Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton says a U.S. federal appellate court has agreed to hear his appeal. The Grammy-winning singer is serving a 10-year sentence for convictions on cocaine conspiracy and ...US court grants new hearing for convicted reggae star Buju BantonCP24 Toronto's Breaking Newsall 49 news articles » Continue reading →

Business

Upstart Label ChiBase Productions Targets Worldwide Audience For African Music – Billboard

BillboardUpstart Label ChiBase Productions Targets Worldwide Audience For African MusicBillboardEcton is a recipient of several citations for her achievements in business including the 2011 Entrepreneurship Award from Philadelphia's African and Caribbean Business Council. Drawing from her business experience, passion for Africa and lifelong love ...and more » Continue reading →

Sports

Arthur replaces Gibson as West Indies coach – reports – Cricket365.com

Arthur replaces Gibson as West Indies coach – reportsCricket365.comThe West Indies Cricket Board have reportedly removed head coach Ottis Gibson ahead of this month’s ODI series against Bangladesh. According to the Trinidad and Tobago Guardian, Gibson will be replaced by … Continue reading →

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Caribbean News

U.S.V.I.-Born Former Ambassador Passes On

Share Tweet The late Ambassador Terence A. Todman. News Americas, WASHINGTON, DC, Tues. Aug. 19, 2014: St. Thomas-U.S.V.I.-born former ambassador and career diplomat Terence A. Todman is dead. Todman passed away last Wednesday, August 13th at age 88. Todman served the … Continue reading

Caribbean Chikungunya Death Toll Put At 34

Share Tweet News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. Aug. 19, 2014: The death toll from chikungunya, the mosquitoe borne virus infection across the Caribbean, rose by two in the past two weeks to now stand at 34. That’s according to the … Continue reading

Malala Visits The U.N.

Share Tweet News Americas, UNITED NATIONS, New York, Tues. Aug. 19, 2014: Fourteen-year-old Malala Yousafzai who survived an assassination attempt on her way home from school in Pakistan in 2012, on Monday visited the United Nations and got to meet some … Continue reading

Seaborne Airlines Makes Traveling Throughout the Caribbean Easier

Share Tweet SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Now, it will be easier than ever to make your dream of traveling the Caribbean come true. Seaborne Airlines, the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean, announced that they … Continue reading

Wanted Dominican Republic-Born Drug Trafficker Nabbed

Share Tweet U.S. Customs officers at Boston Logan Airport. News Americas, BOSTON , MA, Fri. Aug. 15, 2014: A 38-year-old national of the Dominican Republic who was wanted on cocaine distribution charges has been nabbed at the Boston Logan International … Continue reading

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