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Melinda Gates Challenges Global Leaders: Create Savings Accounts and Bring Financial Security to the World’s Poorest

Heads of government, banking, technology, and international development gather for first-ever Global Savings Forum; foundation pledges $500 million and announces new grants to increase access to savings  SEATTLE, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Melinda French Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, today hailed a historic moment that will help bring financial services, particularly savings accounts, to hundreds ...

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Dominican Republic Takes Center Stage of Caribbean Cruise Tourism

DR Ministry of Tourism welcomes 17th annual Florida Caribbean Cruise Association Conference  SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ — The Dominican Republic (DR) located in the heart of the Caribbean, is the center for all things cruise this week as the DR Ministry of Tourism welcomes the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) conference in Santo Domingo Oct. 25-29. The ...

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“Return to the Rock” Campaign Strives to Connect 10,000 Barbadians Living Abroad

CaribPR Wire, Toronto, Canada, October 7, 2010 – As part of a campaign to identify and link up with Barbadians across the world, and register their skills and qualifications, Invest Barbados, an economic development agency for Barbados, has  launched a new campaign called, “Return to the Rock,” in which eligible participants could win a free trip for two people to Barbados. ...

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Cayman Islands Estate With 210 Feet of Beachfront to Sell Without Reserve at Live, On-Site Auction on November 3

Concierge Auctions to conduct the auction on behalf of Cayman Islands Sotheby’s International Realty  GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ — Casa Coyaba, “House of Paradise,” a tranquil Caribbean island estate with more than 19,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor living space on 210 feet of beachfront, will be sold at auction on November 3 without reserve, NYC-based ...

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CrimsonLogic Helps Automate Qatar’s Customs System

New unified clearing system to streamline procedures and ensure accuracy  SINGAPORE, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ — CrimsonLogic, a leading provider of eGovernment solutions and services, was awarded a contract in 2008 by the State of Qatar to design and implement a nationwide eGovernment system to automate and streamline the customs administration system. Currently in phases of implementation, the system, upon completion, ...

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HBO Premieres the New Drama Series Boardwalk Empire in the Caribbean

MIAMI, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ — HBO Latin America announced that the new, highly anticipated drama series, Boardwalk Empire, will premiere in the Caribbean on Sunday, October 3, 2010. Created by the Emmy®-winning writer of “The Sopranos”, Terence Winter, and produced and directed by the widely acclaimed Martin Scorsese, this roaring ’20s drama takes place at the dawn of Prohibition, when ...

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Two Major Caribbean Organizations Join to Develop Haiti’s First Airport Hotel

Rolando Gonzalez-Bunster, WIN Group, join to develop much-needed hotel  PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Sept 13 /PRNewswire/ — Argentine entrepreneur Rolando Gonzalez-Bunster, President & CEO of Basic Energy Ltd., as well as numerous other diversified entities, along with Haiti-based WIN Group, one of the country’s largest enterprises, today announced an agreement to develop a 240-room hotel with conference facilities directly adjacent to Port-Au-Prince’s ...

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Widespread Fraud by Calling Cards Exposed by Rebtel in First-Ever Report on U.S. Calling Habits to Trinidad and Tobago

75.3% of Survey Respondents Received Fewer Minutes Than Calling Cards Promised  SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ — People in the U.S. who use international calling cards to stay in touch with family and friends in Trinidad and Tobago said they almost never get all of the calling minutes purchased, and that calling card fraud has cheated some of them by ...

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What’s in a Name? The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Can Open the Door to the Cruise Industry around the World, Not Just the Caribbean

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — If you want to showcase your destination, company or product to cruise executives, destination governments, tour operators, ship agents and all facets of the industry spanning the globe from Europe, Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America, then the 17th Annual FCCA Conference & Trade Show in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic is the place ...

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