Globenet Increases Capacity for International Data Transmission

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RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — In order to meet growing market demand for international data transmission, GlobeNet, an Oi subsidiary which operates the submarine fiber-optic cable system, has commenced a major network upgrade to the submarine system.  Upon completion, the network upgrade will enable 360 Gbps of capacity.  […]

Super Lotto – Something BIG Is Coming!

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CaribPR Wire, Bridgetown, Barbados, Weds. Aug. 19, 2009: What would you do with $4 mil-lion dollars and that’s only the start! On Thursday, August 20, 2009, The Barbados Lottery will introduce the biggest jackpot game to ever grace our shores. Introducing…Super Lotto, a jackpot game with two sets of numbers […]

Stanford Investors Blame US Authorities

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CaribWorldNews, BATON ROUGE, La., Tues. Aug. 18, 2009: Investors allegedly bilked by Sir R. Allen Stanford, flocked to a congressional hearing on Monday, claiming U.S. authorities should also share blame in the multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme. At the U.S. Senate Banking Committee field hearing held Monday in New Orleans by […]

Jamaican Women Also Dominate 100 Meters In Berlin

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CaribWorldNews, BERLIN, Germany, Tues. Aug. 18., 2009: Jamaica`s women picked up exactly where their male counterparts left off yesterday, creating history again, this time in the women`s 100-meters in Berlin. Olympian Shelly-Ann Fraser won the women`s 100-m in 10.73 seconds. Her win came a day after Usain Bolt retained his […]

Barbadian Confirmed As Caribbean Tourism`s New SG

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Tues. Aug. 18, 2009: After acting as secretary general of the Caribbean Tourism Organization for the past several months, Barbadian Hugh Riley has been confirmed to the post. In making the announcement, the CTO`s Chairman, John Maginley, who is also Minister of Tourism for Antigua & Barbuda, […]

Bermuda Warned To Watch Out For Bill

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Aug. 18, 2009: Hurricane Bill could impact Bermuda this week. Hurricane Bill is being forecast to become a major storm in the next couple of days and is expected to be near Bermuda by the end of the week. Bill last night strengthened to a category […]

Usain Shatters Own Record One Year To The Date

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CaribWorldNews, BERLIN, Germany, Mon. Aug. 17, 2009: One year to the day that he stunned the world at the Beijing Olympics, Jamaica`s sprint phenomenon has done it again to keep a strong hold on the title of world`s fastest man. Usain `Lightning` Bolt shattered his own 100-m World record of […]

Tropical Storm Ana Eyes Eastern Caribbean

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Aug. 17, 2009: The Eastern Caribbean is on watch for Tropical Storm Ana. Ana is expected to produce rainfall amounts of two to four inches over the Leeward Islands, including Puerto Rico and the U.S. and British Virgin Islands. Isolated maximum amounts of 6 inches are […]

Swiss Court Rejects Baby Doc`s Family`s Appeal

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. Aug. 17, 2009:A request by the family of Jean-Claude `Baby Doc` Duvalier, to reclaim the money it had stashed away in Swiss bank accounts, has been shot down by a court in Switzerland. The court rejected the appeal by the family to gain access to the […]