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American Capital Energy & Infrastructure Partnership With BMR Energy Will Make Jamaica Wind Farm A Reality

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — American Capital Energy & Infrastructure (“ACEI”) announced today that it has partnered with a veteran management team to create BMR Energy LLC (“BMR”), a new energy company focused on developing and investing in power and related energy infrastructure throughout Central America and the Caribbean. Led by Bruce Levy as Chief Executive Officer, BMR’s ...

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NYC’S New First Lady Makes Barbadians Proud

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 13, 2013: Come January 1, 2014, New York City will have its very first, First Lady, with roots that stretch to the Caribbean, specifically the island of Barbados, or BIM, as it’s commonly called. Chirlane McCray, the wife of incoming NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, will undoubtedly be the ...

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Usain Bolt To Run Against the ‘Metrobus’

News Americas, BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Fri. Dec. 13, 2014: The world’s fastest man will test his skills against Argentina’s Metrobus tomorrow, Dec. 14th in Buenos Aires. “It’s going to be fun,” said Bolt of the run, that’s slated to be on the “Avenida 9 de Julio.” The 9 de Julio Avenue or Avenida 9 de Julio is the widest avenue ...

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Caribbean Media Exchange Honors Four In NYC

L to R: Representative accepts award for Grenada Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell, Earlston McPhee, the focal point for sustainable tourism development at the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Puerto Rico tourism specialist Terestella González Denton, and hospitality professional Bill Clegg of Choice Hotels International. (Roland Hyde Photo) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Dec. 12, 2013: The Caribbean Media Exchange ...

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Supermodel Named In “Bahamas Lawsuit”

Supermodel Elle Macpherson News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Dec. 12, 2013: Supermodel Elle Macpherson has been named in a US$100 million lawsuit involving a helicopter crash in the Bahamas last November. Macpherson is accused of taking part in a “conspiracy” to cover up claims that her billionaire husband, Jeff Soffer, was piloting a helicopter without a license when it crashed ...

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Aeropost Parcel Lockers Coming To The Caribbean

MIAMI, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Aeropost and its Aerocasillas subsidiaries, the region’s leading e-commerce logistics provider has partnered with Integer.pl Group, the owner of the largest network of parcel lockers worldwide. In the months to come, the first parcel lockers will be deployed in Costa Rica, El Salvador, and Guatemala, followed by rollouts in Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, Barbados, ...

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Jamaican Makes History On ‘The Voice’

Tessanne Chin greets studio fans after host Carson Daly announced she was the first contestant through to the finale. (NBC image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, LOS ANGELES, CA, Weds. Dec. 11, 2013: For the first time in the history of NBC’s reality show, ‘The Voice,’ a Caribbean and Jamaican immigrant has secured a spot in the finals of ...

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Caribbean American Congresswoman For Mandela’s National Memorial Service

News Americas, BROOKLYN, N.Y., Tues. Dec. 10, 2013: Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke, will represent the Ninth Congressional District of New York as part of a bipartisan delegation of her colleagues in Congress who will attend the National Memorial Services to honor the life and legacy of President Nelson Mandela today, Tuesday, December 10th. U.S. President Barack Obama and ...

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Caribbean, Latin American Celebs., Leaders, Pause To Remember Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela has joined the ancestors. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 6, 2013: The boy born into the Madiba clan in Mvezo, a small village not far from Mthatha in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, on July 18, 1918, turned into a man that the world paused to remember Thursday as news of his death quickly ...

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Queens Borough President’s Office Gets Another Caribbean American Face

Incoming deputy borough president of Queens, Leroy Comrie. News Americas, QUEENS, NY, Fri. Dec. 6, 2013: Queens, New York Borough President Helen Marshall has led the borough of as a Caribbean American with roots stretching to Guyana since 2001. Now as she gets ready to leave office due to term-limits, the office is getting another Caribbean American – this time ...

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