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A Caribbean War Hero Remembered

Share HERO features a host of celebrated British actors including Joseph Marcell of Fresh Prince of Bel Air fame, playing the role of writer CLR James; Fraser James, of Terminator Salvation, playing the role of George Padmore and British-Nigerian actor Jimmy Akingbola, of BBC’s Holby, playing Ghana’s first president Kwame Nkrumah. CaribPR Wire, LONDON, UK, Sat. April 6, 2019: The ...

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Parkland Fuel Corporation Hosts Investor Day

Share CaribPR Wire, CALGARY, Alberta, April 03, 2019: Parkland Fuel Corporation (“Parkland”, the “Company”) (TSX:PKI) will host its Investor Day later this morning, with webcast details confirmed below. Parkland’s executive team will be providing a business overview, update on corporate strategy and a review of Parkland’s financial outlook.  Highlights of the presentation include: An expected growth capital investment of approximately ...

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Nasdaq to Deliver Market Technology to the Jamaica Stock Exchange

Share The Exchange will leverage Nasdaq’s matching engine and market surveillance technology CaribPR Wire, STOCKHOLM, Sweden, and KINGSTON, Jamaica, April 01, 2019: Nasdaq Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) have signed a new seven-year agreement for Nasdaq to deliver matching engine and market surveillance technology (SMARTS) to the Jamaica Stock Exchange. By tapping Nasdaq’s technology, the JSE, as part of ...

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Bombardier Signs Firm Purchase Agreement for Six Q400 Turboprops

Share CaribPR Wire, TORONTO, April 01, 2019: Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that a customer, who has requested to remain unidentified at this time, has signed an order to acquire six new Q400 aircraft. Based on the list price of the Q400 aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately US$ 202 million. “The Q400 aircraft offers the perfect balance ...

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CineFAM/DurbanFilmMart 3.0 – Women are the missing link in Canada-South Africa Co-productions

Share The Third CineFAM Co-Production Accelerator  aims to develop female-led Canada-South Africa content For Immediate Release CaribPR Wire, Durban, South Africa/Toronto, Canada, Thurs. Mar. 28, 2019: CaribbeanTales Media Group (CTMG) and the Durban FilmMart (DFM) are pleased to announce the renewal of their partnership to develop films and television content  by African women and women of colour from the global ...

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Grupo Therrestra continues to lead construction in the Caribbean with a new project in Jamaica of 957 rooms

Share The new “Ocean Coral Spring by H10 Hotels” of approximately 120,000 m2 of construction, will be an avant-garde complex with an imposing design composed of two phases, a wide range of entertainment spaces for all ages. SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – Grupo Therrestra, under the leadership of Engineer Hugo Pérez Ovalles, continues to intensify ...

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Starbuds, one of the world’s largest cannabis retailers, continues International growth with expansion into Jamaica

Share CaribPR Wire, DENVER, March 20, 2019: Starbuds, one of the world’s largest cannabis retailers, is pleased to announce its expansion into Jamaica. With plans to open in late Spring of 2019, Starbuds will become one of only 4 dispensaries to open its doors in the Jamaican capital of Kingston. Through this licensing agreement, Starbuds will partner with Jamaican native ...

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Cayman Islands Investment Group Ltd. Announces New Cryptocurrency Exchange in Development

Share GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, March 20, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Earlier this year, the Cayman Islands Investment Group’s technology wing: C.I.I.G. Technologies, teased the release of a brand new Cryptocurrency exchange based in the Cayman Islands. Since then, CIIG Technologies has now announced that Cryptocay.ky is preparing for its official launch. After over a year of research, development ...

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WRB Energy: What Will It Take to Develop More Renewable Energy in the Caribbean?

Share TAMPA, Florida, March 12, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – With the abundance of clean energy resources in the Caribbean—sun, wind, water, and geothermal—it’s a natural environment for more renewable energy generation.  So why isn’t there more renewable energy produced in the Caribbean, and why aren’t there more projects in the pipeline? With more than three decades of experience developing renewable ...

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Canada Life Reinsurance enters into €5.5bn longevity risk reinsurance agreement with SRLEV N.V. (VIVAT)

Share DUBLIN, March 6, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Canada Life Reinsurance is pleased to announce that it has recently entered into a long-term longevity reinsurance agreement with VIVAT covering 70% of €8 billion of in-force liabilities. More than 150,000 of in-payment and deferred pensioners are reinsured by Canada Life Reinsurance under this agreement. Jeff Poulin, Global Head of Canada Life ...

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