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John Risley, seafood baron, lands $1B telecommunications deal

Nova Scotia seafoood baron John Risley has landed his biggest deal yet — and it has nothing to do with scallops or lobster. On Thursday, Columbus Communications Inc. — the Caribbean telecommunications and cable company Risley founded 10 years ago — merged with a larger rival, Cable and Wireless Communications PLC. The deal pays Risley’s holding company, Clearwater Fine Foods Inc., $650 ...

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John Risley, seafood baron, lands $1B telecommunications deal

Nova Scotia seafoood baron John Risley has landed his biggest deal yet — and it has nothing to do with scallops or lobster. On Thursday, Columbus Communications Inc. — the Caribbean telecommunications and cable company Risley founded 10 years ago — merged with a larger rival, Cable and Wireless Communications PLC. The deal pays Risley’s holding company, Clearwater Fine Foods Inc., $650 ...

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Apex CoVantage Brings Smart Metering to the Caribbean with ProField

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (CUC), a power provider in the Cayman Islands, has selected Apex CoVantage’s ProField® software and services to optimize the rollout of an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) initiative.Apex will provide CUC with its ProField enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and training, project management, and …

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Exclusive: Morgan Stanley commodities staff spooked by CEO comment

By Lauren Tara LaCapra NEW YORK (Reuters) – During Morgan Stanley’s public earnings call earlier this month, Chief Executive James Gorman made a remark that hit his commodities staff like a bombshell: the bank plans to further “optimise” its business of owning and trading stuff like oil, natural gas, electricity and metals. So this past Monday, when co-head of the ...

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China tycoon reveals foray into space: report

A mysterious Chinese tycoon who plans to dig a $40 billion canal linking the Caribbean and the Pacific is spreading his reach into space with ambitions for a network of satellites, reports said Monday. Wang Jing, who won a 50-year concession to build and operate the canal from Nicaragua last year, announced that one of his companies launched a test ...

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Mike Read defends Ukip Calypso

Former Radio 1 DJ Mike Read has defended his Ukip Calypso as “simply a bit of fun” after some listeners took offence at his mock Caribbean accent.

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NY governor visits Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo took his campaign for a second term to the Caribbean on Friday with stops in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic — two places with significant ties to the state that Cuomo governs.

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