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Haiti's leader urges vote for continuity at next election

Haiti's leader urges vote for continuity at next election

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) -- Haiti's President Michel Martelly over the weekend urged constituents to vote for people who will continue to implement programs his administration has initiated, as the Caribbean country prepares to hold crucial legislative and local elections.

Owner of Costa Rica call centre pleads guilty to defrauding elderly through sweepstakes scam

Costa Rica

Owner of Costa Rica call centre pleads guilty to defrauding elderly through sweepstakes scam CHARLOTTE, USA -- A dual United States-Costa Rican citizen pleaded guilty on Monday for his role in a $1.88 million sweepstakes fraud scheme that defrauded hundreds of elderly Americans. Geoffrey Alexander Ramer, 34, of Costa Rica, pleaded guilty before US Magistrate Judge David Cayer.

Caribbean Export supports joint investment promotions strategy for Haiti and Dominican Republic

Business

Caribbean Export supports joint investment promotions strategy for Haiti and Dominican Republic SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) is to support the development of a joint investment promotions strategy (JIPS) for Haiti and the Dominican Republic that will focus on the mutual development of opportunities.

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Colombia responds to international market demand for construction materials

Colombia

Colombia responds to international market demand for construction materials MEDELLIN, Colombia -- The construction materials industry in Colombia has responded to the needs of international markets as it offers quality, value-added logistics and trade advantages. The Expocamacol Fair 2014 was proof of this, as Colombian exporters responded to the specific demands...

EarthTalk: Ethanol's unrealised promise

Climate

EarthTalk: Ethanol's unrealised promise Ethanol and similar “biofuels” made from corn and other crops seem like a good idea given their potential for reducing our carbon outputs as well as our reliance on fossil fuels. But recent research has shown that the federal government’s push to up production of corn-derived ethanol...

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Commentary: Law and Politics: More flights for tourism product

Opinion

Commentary: Law and Politics: More flights for tourism product In two articles in Caribbean News Now last week, the subjects of increased tourism attraction and additional daily flight to Grenada made headline news. The article about additional flights to Grenada by American Airlines on a daily basis from next December simply said that the decision...

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Commentary: Value added tax in The Bahamas: Fears and solutions!

Opinion

Commentary: Value added tax in The Bahamas: Fears and solutions! The value added tax (VAT) initiative in The Bahamas has taken some interesting twists and turns down the road of reform, from the VAT Bill tabled in the House of Assembly in late August 2014, with an implementation date of January 2015 -- a change from the initial July 2014 date for implementation.

Business Calendars

Letter: Get ready for a November election in St Vincent and the Grenadines! But which November?

Letters

Letter: Get ready for a November election in St Vincent and the Grenadines! But which November? Predicting elections is a fool’s errand, as difficult and unpredictable as trying to time the movement of financial markets or pronouncing on what the weather will be like six months from now. But let me play the half-fool by reducing the odds of being wrong. I do so by offering two dates for the next election.

Letter: Lessons of Mario Deane's death in police custody in Jamaica

Letters

Letter: Lessons of Mario Deane's death in police custody in Jamaica A new police commissioner has been chosen in the midst of public outrage over Mario Deane's death in police custody. One of the legacies of the previous police commissioner was that he presided over one of the highest rates of police extrajudicial killings in Jamaica's history.

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Open Letter 2: Caribbean Challenge Initiative - Sir Richard Branson

Letters

Our actions USAKW.com have superseded your requests to the prime ministers of the Caribbean island nations. More importantly, the two of us also represent two thirds of all the people on earth who can actually succeed at accomplishing successful Caribbean coral reef restoration.

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Turkish suppliers are listed at Turkish-Manufacturers.com under relevant categories. Just type any keyword to find Turkish suppliers, exporters, manufacturers, wholesalers.

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