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Now Is The Time To Invest In Tourism

  Prime Minister of the Bahamas, Perry Christie By David Jessop  News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. Sept. 15, 2015: A few days ago in London, the Bahamas Prime Minister, Perry Christie, told a meeting organized by Caribbean Export that the region needed a new formula to maximize investment. Caribbean Export’s message was the same. The organization’s Executive Director, Pamela Coke ...

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Central American Internet Users Engage with Many Social Networks, with 97 Percent Using Facebook

MEXICO CITY, Sept. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCOR), a leader in digital media analytics, announced the release of the Study Central America 2015 highlighting the current state of digital trends, including social media and mobile usage. The report shows a detailed analysis of the overall media consumption and behavior of internet users, where we can find that more ...

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Rape On Caribbean Cruise? – Five Fast Facts

News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Mon. Sept. 14, 2015: Police in Puerto Rico are currently investigating the alleged rape of the cruise line employee by a co-worker. Here are five facts we know to date: 1: The alleged attack occurred in a cabin on the Carnival Liberty ship.   The ship was on a week-long cruise of the Caribbean ...

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Serena Williams Bested In US Open Semis

Serena Williams is out of the 2015 US Open. (Jason Szenes image) News Americas, FLUSHING, NY, Fri. Sept. 11, 2015: It was a September 11th shocker that rippled around the world and out of the Arthur Ashe Stadium Friday afternoon. Serena Williams the world’s number one, was bested by surprise semifinalist Roberta Vinci 2-6, 6-4, 6-4. The Vinci win ended ...

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Obama’s America – Episode # 241 – It’s About Time Obama

Entertaining The Obamas at The White House. By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 11, 2015:    Well it happened! Remember three weeks ago when my publisher and I talked our way into the Obama’s summer rental mansion on Martha’s Vineyard, got invited to stay for dinner by Barack and Michelle, then the President was overwhelmed by my publisher’s ...

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Caribbean Victims Of 9/11 ‘Live’ On At Memorial Pools

The names of the Caribbean victims of September 11, 2001, ‘live’ on, on the bronze parapets surrounding the Memorial pools at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in downtown Manhattan. News Americas, NY, NY, Fri. Sept. 11, 2015: Today, as many across the US pause to mark the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attack, many of the names ...

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China And Global Economic Growth

By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Sept. 11, 2015: Should one believe the message of the financial markets that the global economy is on the edge of another downturn? The uncertainty that emerged in the last weeks of August began with reports of slowing growth in China. This was swiftly followed by a forty per cent decline in ...

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Panditai Is Just A Job

By Annan Boodram News Americas, BRONX, NY, Fri. Sept. 11, 2015: Panditai is just a job. One of the puzzling characteristics of Hindus, even those with quality academic credentials, critical thinkers, objective analysts and logicians of some repute, is this instinctive assumption that being a pandit, automatically, makes one a person of deep spirituality, abiding goodness and an infinite capacity ...

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And Then There Were Two… the Commonwealth SG Post

By Melanius Alphonse News Americas, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Fri. Sept. 11, 2015: The continuing saga of disunity within the Commonwealth Caribbean took a new turn on Monday with the election of Dr Bhoe Tewarie, Trinidad and Tobago’s nominee for the post of Commonwealth secretary general, as the new member of parliament for the Caroni Central seat in Trinidad. The mere ...

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The Challenge Of Finding New Tourist Markets

The challenge now facing almost every Caribbean tourism destination is how to diversify their source of visitors as international and inter-regional competition becomes more intense; not least because later this year US citizens may on an individual basis be freer to travel to Cuba. By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Sept. 11, 2015: The challenge now facing almost ...

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