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Last Remaining Mangrove Wetland in Barbados Disappearing due to Unchecked Pollution and Government Inaction

– Migratory bird stop between North and South America at risk  BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 6 /PRNewswire/ — A new environmental study sharply critical of the Government of Barbados shows the key Graeme Hall mangrove wetland is disappearing due to outside pollution and poor water quality.  The Graeme Hall wetland is the last remaining mangrove in Barbados — a red mangrove ...

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Susan Reichle, Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance Chief, Visits Haiti, Meets with Haitian Government and Disaster Relief Leaders

Joins Assistant Secretary of State Eric Schwartz as USAID Operations Transition from Emergency Response to Long-Term Reconstruction  WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Susan Reichle, USAID’s Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, visited Haiti Wednesday through Friday this week to meet with key stakeholders to discuss the U.S. Government’s ongoing transition from emergency response to reconstruction, continued ...

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Emera to Acquire a 38% Interest in Light & Power Holdings Ltd.

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, May 3 /PRNewswire/ – Today, Emera (TSX: EMA) announced that it will acquire a 38% interest in Light & Power Holdings Ltd. (Barbados Stock Exchange: “LPH”) from Leucadia National Corporation (”Leucadia”). Under the terms of the agreement with Leucadia, Emera will acquire the interest from Leucadia for US $85million.  LPH is the parent company of The Barbados ...

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Caribbean Nationals In The U.S. Urged Not To Be Foolish

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 9, 2010: Caribbean nationals across New York State and the U.S., who have yet to fill out and return their 2010 Census forms are being urged to not be foolish and squander the opportunity to truly stand up and count. There is still time for the form to the filled out and returned ...

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Caribbean Nationals Urged To Make Sure They Count This Census

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Mar. 31, 2010: With the return day for all Census forms set for tomorrow, April 1, Carib ID, the movement started in 2008 by Felicia Persaud to get Caribbean nationals accurately counted across the U.S., is urging all Caribbeans to make sure they fill out and return their 2010 U.S. Census form while writing ...

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Haiti-based WIN Group and South Florida-based Sante Holding Corp. Announce Agreement for New Development and Expansion Plan at Haiti’s Terminal Varreux

Plans call for new jetties and increased depth, along with state-of-the-art container terminal facilities to be jointly developed  PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 16 /PRNewswire/ — Responding to the desperate need for new and expanded port infrastructure to serve earthquake recovery efforts, as well as to address the long-term shipping needs of the country, Haiti-based WIN Group and South Florida-based Sante Holding today ...

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DominoesStars.com & Hornitos Tequila Present the 8th Annual International Domino Federation (FID) World Domino Championship at the Las Vegas Hilton Memorial Day Weekend

$50,000 in Guaranteed Prizes  NEW YORK and LAS VEGAS, March 9 /PRNewswire/ — DominoesStars.com, Hornitos Tequila, DominoUSA, NPDPA and R. Paniagua, Inc. present the FID World Domino Championship at the Las Vegas Hilton, Memorial Day weekend May 26th – 29th with guaranteed prizes of $50,000.  A classic “Double Six” tournament will be supervised by the DominoUSA Federation. The “High Five” ...

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BACARDI(R) Announces Digital Release of Soundtrack From ‘Island’ TV Commercial

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ — New Music Track ‘Danca Loca’ by Sao Benitez Available to buy Online Today (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100222/378135 ) BACARDI, the world’s most awarded rum, is pleased to announce the eagerly-awaited digital release of the music from its new TV commercial ‘Island’. The track, called ‘Danca Loca’, was created especially for BACARDI by legendary producer ...

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Haitian Economic Development Foundation Announces that Electricite d’Haiti, the Government-Owned Electric Utility, has Restored Power to Section of Port Au Prince

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ — The Haitian Economic Development Foundation today announced that Electricite d’Haiti, the government-owned electric utility, has restored electrical power to a section of earthquake ravaged Port Au Prince.  The restoration of approximately 10 Megawatts of power from one of the utility’s main power plants will service approximately 2,000 homes in the Northeastern part of Port ...

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Sea Box, Inc. Sends Relief Container to Haiti – Including ShelterPak for Converting Container to Housing

PHILADELPHIA and EAST RIVERTON, N.J., Feb. 1  /PRNewswire/ — Sea Box, Inc., an ISO-certified shipping container manufacturing and modification company (www.seabox.com) is sending a container filled with relief supplies – including their ShelterPak for converting the container box into habitable housing – to Haiti. The aid was prompted by a company engineer, Werner Guerrier, a Haitian native with a large ...

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