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Easter kite-flying tradition continues – BVI Beacon

Easter kite-flying tradition continuesBVI BeaconThe association, which was founded about 30 years ago, has been hosting the event in Tortola for about 22 years, he said. “We've just miniaturised it and brought it here, which adds to the diversity of the BVI,” Mr. Grant said. Awards given at the ... Continue reading →

PR News

Walden University Adds New Research-Focused Ph.D. in Nursing

Share New program joins Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) to prepare new leaders for the nursing profession MINNEAPOLIS, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Continuous advancements in nursing science research, education and practice are increasing the demand for nurses with doctoral degrees. To … Continue reading →

Caribbean Leaders Must Create Right Mix To Attract Investors Says Antigua-Born Scholar

Share CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. April 21, 2014: “Caribbean leaders should encourage, embrace and affirm the flow of capital that is positive, sustainable and healthy for the region.” That’s the advice of Antigua-born scholar, Dr. Isaac Newton, as he gears up to … Continue reading →

Seaborne Starts San Juan-Santo Domingo Route

Share SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Seaborne Airlines, the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean, is pleased to announce that its non-stop daily service from Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan (SJU) to Las Americas … Continue reading →

Entertainment

Event Spotlight: Salem Jazz and Soul Festival presents Combo Sabroso – Wicked Local Essex

Event Spotlight: Salem Jazz and Soul Festival presents Combo SabrosoWicked Local EssexWith musicians from Puerto Rico, Ecuador, Saint Maarten, Venezuela and the United States, Combo Sabroso (tasty combo) presents soul cleansing Latin dance music and reggae. Led by pianist Matt … Continue reading →

Business

Atradius Collections expanding in Latin America with presence in Brazil – Creditman

Atradius Collections expanding in Latin America with presence in BrazilCreditmanA lot of multinationals are basing their Latin American operations in Brazil, using it as a platform for expansion into South America. As global customers grow their business in this region, … Continue reading →

Sports

Netflix Orders a Spanish-Language Soccer, Er, Futbol Comedy – Utica Observer Dispatch

Latin Times Netflix Orders a Spanish-Language Soccer, Er, Futbol ComedyUtica Observer DispatchFilmed entirely in Mexico and featuring a cast of actors from all over Latin America, the series is expected to premiere in 2015 and provide a satirical look at … Continue reading →

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Walden University Adds New Research-Focused Ph.D. in Nursing

Share Tweet MINNEAPOLIS, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Continuous advancements in nursing science research, education and practice are increasing the demand for nurses with doctoral degrees. To help prepare new leaders in these expanding fields, Walden University is now offering an online … Continue reading

‘King Kong’ Comment Gets Caribbean-Born Crossing Guard Sacked

Share Tweet Jon Seymour (London Evening Standard image) News Americas, LONDON, England, Weds. April 23, 2014: A Caribbean immigrant who has served as a school crossing guard for the Carlton Primary School in Kentish Town for more than a decade, … Continue reading

Caribbean Leaders Must Create Right Mix To Attract Investors Says Antigua-Born Scholar

Share Tweet Dr. Isaac Newton News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. April 21, 2014: “Caribbean leaders should encourage, embrace and affirm the flow of capital that is positive, sustainable and healthy for the region.” That’s the advice of Antigua-born scholar, Dr. Isaac Newton, as he … Continue reading

U.S. Ackee Ban Remains In Effect

Share Tweet The ackee fruit. By NAN STAFF WRITER News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. April 18, 2014:  While many Jamaican nationals may look forward with longing to ackee and saltfish this Easter weekend, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is … Continue reading

Long-Time NYC Caribbean American Political Leader Passes

Share Tweet Former NYS State Senator Basil-Patterson. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 18, 2014: Former Caribbean-American New York State Senator and Harlem politician, Basil Patterson, passed away Wednesday night at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York after an … Continue reading

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