U.S. State Department Designates Special Coordinator for Haiti

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Oct. 6, 2010: Thomas C. Adams has been named by the U.S. State Department as Haiti`s Special Coordinator.  The Haiti Special Coordinator`s office, according to the State Department, will oversee U.S. government engagement with Haiti, including diplomatic relations and the implementation of a reconstruction strategy in […]

CrimsonLogic Helps Automate Qatar`s Customs System

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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, […]

Bermuda’s Premier Gets Top Honor At Caribbean Media Exchange

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Oct. 4, 2010: Bermuda`s Premier Dr. Ewart Brown last night was presented with a top award from the Caribbean Media Exchange for his role in promoting sustainable tourism across the region. The CMEx 2010 World Leadership Award was the highest honor bestowed by the organization, which […]

Clarity Needed On Overseas Territories Policy

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. Oct. 4, 2010: A week ago a letter was sent from the British Defence Secretary, Liam Fox, to the British Prime Minister, David Cameron. Its text appeared in the British newspapers having been leaked by sources unknown. It related to the United Kingdom`s increasingly tense defence […]

19th Caribbean Media Exchange Opens In Jamaica

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Oct. 1, 2010: The nineteenth edition of the Caribbean Media Exchange conference, (CMEx), opened in Kingston, Jamaica today with a recommended call for Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders to ensure they place more focus on tourism at their meetings. The call came from John Lynch, chairman of […]

Popular Barbados Minister Is New Head Of Country`s Finances

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 CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Tues. Oct. 5, 2010: The minister of government chosen in a poll as most liked to replace Prime Minister David Thompson as the man at the helm is the country`s new finance minister. An ailing PM Thompson on Friday night named Chris Sinckler, formerly Minister of Social […]

Airline Mergers And The Caribbean

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Oct. 1, 2010: Last month the proposal to merge the Spanish carrier, Iberia, and British Airways was given the green light by European regulators. The US$8 billion deal will result in the world`s third biggest airline when complete at the year`s end. It is one of […]

Brazil`s Election And The Caribbean

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By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Oct. 1, 2010: On October 3, over 100 million of Brazil`s 194 million people will vote for a successor to that nation`s hugely popular and successful President, Lula Ignacio da Silva. The outcome will matter not only in the Caribbean and the wider […]