Today: CARIBBEAN News, Mar 16, 2012

Mar 16, 2012

CARIBBEAN News, Mar 16, 2012

Question over Test keeper spot as Haddin flies home
Sydney Morning Herald
AUSTRALIAN selectors hope Brad Haddin can return to theCaribbean in time for the start of the Test leg of the tour of the West Indies but there were last night no guarantees he would be available. Haddin, 34, flew home yesterday from St Vincent, ...
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Sydney Morning Herald
Need a Caribbean Vacation? Choice Hotels is Giving One Away on Facebook!*
Bradenton Herald
By Choice Hotels International, Inc. From now through April 30, 2012, Facebook users who "Like" Choice Hotels can learn how to enter into the "CaribbeanDreamin' Sweepstakes" where they'll have the chance to win a trip for two to the Caribbean.
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Montserrat: the Caribbean's Emerald Isle
The Caribbean island that suffered a devastating earthquake in 1997 has a wonderfully unhurried pace of life and a special link to Ireland that comes alive each year on St Patrick's Day. The writer Ian Thomson is beguiled by its charms.
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Two Princess Cruises trips canceled after propulsion problem
By Gene Sloan, USA TODAY Princess Cruises has canceled the next two sailings of the 3080-passenger Caribbean Princess, citing a propulsion problem with the ship. The seven-year-old vessel returned to its home port of San Juan, Puerto Rico on Wednesday, ...
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Caribbean's shared legacy of slavery, resistance, revolution
The Militant
BY JONATHAN SILBERMAN HAVANA—The countries and peoples of theCaribbean, including the US Gulf Coast region, are bound by a shared history of “slavery, its legacy, the dashed expectations of the emancipated slaves”—and the resulting struggles, ...
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Caribbean blues ring oh so true
Daily Mail
By Quentin Letts Errol John's Fifties play Moon On A Rainbow Shawl may have a fancy title, but it describes the sad, all-too-earthly dilemma of poor people trapped by their circumstances. Set in Trinidad, it is a well-balanced play and Michael Buffong ...
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Daily Mail
Victor International, Yacht Club Costa Smeralda & Boat International Media ...
MarketWatch (press release)
VIRGIN GORDA, British Virgin Islands, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Victor International, Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) and Boat International Media have once again joined forces to host the second edition of the Loro Piana Caribbean ...
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Caribbean island losing its coastline
Catholic Online
By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM) The tiny Caribbean island of Anguilla was thoroughly battered on Sep. 4, 1995, when Hurricane Luis, a category four storm, unleashed its wrath. Waves eroded all of the beaches, leaving vast areas of the shoreline ...
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Classic Caribbean clashes
BigPond News
By Michael Winkler Despite playing Tests against the West Indies as early as 1930, it was not until 1954 that an Australian side toured the Caribbean. The first Test between the two sides in the West Indies resulted in a comfortable nine-wicket victory ...
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BigPond News
St Kitts and Nevis debt swap draws 96.8 pct acceptance
By Daniel Bases | NEW YORK, March 15 (Reuters) - The Caribbean nation of St Kitts and Nevis said on Thursday 96.8 percent of investors holding certain classes of its sovereign bonds agreed to a debt-exchange offer that will see $150 million in ...
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Haddin to return from West Indies tour
Sydney Morning Herald
Haddin, 34, has been in the Caribbean for less than a week with the Australian squad, which will begin their limited-overs campaign there with the first of five one-day internationals tonight. Cricket Australia and Haddin's management are not ...
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Peter Nevill to replace Brad Haddin on Windies tour
The Australian
PETER Nevill will soon leave for the West Indies after Test wicketkeeper Brad Haddin's sudden departure from the cricket tour of the Caribbean. Nevill will serve as Matthew Wade's understudy, meaning the Victorian keeper is almost certain to make his ...
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IDB Ramps Up Lending for Green Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean
Caribbean Journal
By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Development Bank is increasing its lending for private sector projects related to renewable energy and energy efficiency in Latin American and the Caribbean. In 2011, the IDB approved $736 million in ...
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Haddin heading home
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Cricket Australia spokesperson Peter Young confirmed the Test gloveman would leave the Caribbean less than a week after Australia arrived for the six-week tour. Haddin was set to sit out the initial five-match one-day international series, which begins ...
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Aussies pick Beer, Marsh out
Jamaica Gleaner
Australia's selectors have dumped out-of-form Shaun Marsh but picked his Western Australia teammate Michael Beer in a 16-man squad for the Test tour of the Caribbean starting next month. The 28-year-old Marsh, who launched his Test career with a ...
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Brad Haddin to return home from Caribbean for personal reasons
BBC Sport
... home from Windies for personal reasons. There will no further comment from him or on his behalf." It is unclear whether Haddin, who has played 43 Tests for Australia, will return to the squad in the Caribbean. Australia wicket keeper Brad Haddin.
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BBC Sport
Prince Harry continues his lonely search for a lady... and attracts the ...
Daily Mail
Watching him cavort with dancers and beauty queens on his recent Caribbean tour, it was hard to picture Prince Harry as a lonely heart. Rough night? It looked as though Harry might be offering the girl a little friendly comfort But the soul-searching ...
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Daily Mail
Critical Alerts For Capital One, Abercrombie and Fitch, Delta Air Lines, Royal ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: Capital One (NYSE: COF), Abercrombie and Fitch (NYSE: ANF), Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE: RCL), and Dendreon (Nasdaq: DNDN). In today's unsure markets these brief ...
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Haddin flies home for personal reasons
Australia's Test wicketkeeper Brad Haddin is returning home from the Caribbean for personal reasons, casting doubt over his place in the team for three matches against the West Indies next month. Mindful of the distance between Australia and the West ...
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Cargo plane crashes in Puerto Rico, killing airline owner and a crew member
Washington Post
The plane was operated by Florida-based Jet One Express and was bound for the Caribbean island of St. Maarten. Alejandro Bristol, CEO of Jet One Express, said his father, who is owner of the company, died in the crash. He identified the plane as a ...
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A jungle trek for investments in Suriname
Technically it is part of the Caribbean, which is experiencing a sort of revitalization thanks to efforts by billionaire private investors and a mandate by the Obama administration to invest more resources in the region. House prices fall over 11.2% in ...
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES LTD. : Critical Alerts For Capital One, Abercrombie ...
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. : Critical Alerts For Capital One, Abercrombie and Fitch, Delta Air Lines, Royal Caribbean, and Dendreon Released by Seven Summits Research CHICAGO, March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues critical ...
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Caribbean/Mexico hotel pipeline for February
Hotel News Now
HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The Caribbean/Mexico hotel development pipeline comprises 128 hotels totaling 17616 rooms, according to the February 2012 STR Construction Pipeline Report. Among the countries in the region, Mexico ended the month with the ...
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Royal Caribbean plans on sending Adventure of the Seas to UK in 2013
Royal Caribbean Blog (blog)
Royal Caribbean announced it is planning on doubling its presence in the UK next year. Coming to the UK in the summer of 2013 will be Adventure of the Seas, which will join Independence of the Seas. Independence is returning for its fifth season in the ...
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Royal Caribbean Blog (blog)
Canadian Banks and Economic Control in the Caribbean
NACLA (blog)
Canadian banks operating in the Caribbean are nothing new, however, the Royal Bank of Canada proudly claims that it had branches in the Caribbean before it had opened any in Western Canada. Canada's role in the Caribbean is much longer and deeper than ...
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NACLA (blog)
Insight: With no faith in pensions, Britons face old age poverty
By Sinead Cruise | LONDON (Reuters) - Erin Graham helps well-heeled 60-somethings decide whether to spend their pensions and savings on Christmas cruises in the Caribbean or summer voyages 'on the Med'. But the 27-year-old travel consultant knows the ...
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Chinese traders triggering unease in some Caribbean business ...
By Stabroek staff
While Caribbean governments are keen to welcome the billions of dollars in Chinese investments that continue to pour into the region, local businesses and.
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Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, Virgin Gorda welcomes ... - BVI News
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Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands, March 14, 2012 – The Loro Piana CaribbeanSuperyacht Regatta and Rendezvous opened for registration and a warmCaribbean welcome party at Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, Virgin Gorda. Fourteen ...
BVI News
WI aim to draw first blood against Australia today : Kaieteur News
By KNews
First ball is 09:30hrs (8.30 am Jamaican Time). West Indies have won 17 of 20 ODIs at the picturesque venue, which is nestled on St. Vincent's southwest coast between the tiny ET Joshua airport and the Caribbean Sea. “So far, St. Vincent has ...
Kaieteur News
Dominica and Panama establish relations | Dominica News Online
By Administrator
Dominica News Online | Independent. Immediate. Trusted. Home · All News ...Other News Links. Caribbean News Links · International News Links ... Panama establish relations. Caribbean Journal - Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 7:35 PM...
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Luxury Anguilla Zemi Beach Resort Community Launched, a ...
By Michael Gerrity
The exclusive island of Anguilla is due to receive even more interest with the highly anticipated launch of Zemi Beach, a new luxury boutique beachfront resort in the Caribbean. ... EDITION MAIN PAGE | Latin America ResidentialNews ...
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Weekly News Update on the Americas: Panels on the Americas at ...
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Nathan Fillion To Play Greek God Hermes In 'Percy Jackson ...
By jbrisbane
Multimedia for Caribbean Communities ... When I heard the news, I personally started picturing him playing the role much like he did Captain Hammer in “Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog,” and how fitting would that be. I would pay to see just a ...
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Caribbean News Now!: Peaceful Caribbean comes to Toronto
Peaceful Caribbean comes to Toronto. Published on March 15, 2012, Email To Friend Print Version. By Melanius Alphonse Caribbean News Now contributor...
BBC News - Caribbean island Curacao faces oil refinery dilemma
Sarah Grainger in Curacao reports on how the Caribbean island is wrestling with the conflicting demands of tourism and an oil industry linked to Venezuela.
WTTC, int'l carriers side with the Caribbean on APD - News ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Caribbean countries opposed to Britain's controversial Air Passenger Duty (APD) have received support from international ...
Carla Barnett new VP of Caribbean Development ... - Stabroek News
Former Caricom Deputy Secretary General, Dr Carla Barnett has been appointed as Vice-President (Operations) of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). A.
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Cocaine over the CJIA fence…No Caribbean ... - Kaieteur News
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Prince Harry visits the Caribbean - World - Video - 3 News
Prince Harry has touched down in the Caribbean on his first official solo trip on behalf of the Queen. Prince Harry visits the Caribbean.
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