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Business News Archive - February 01, 2007

The much anticipated commercial agreement between LIAT (1974) Ltd. and Caribbean Star Airlines Ltd. that combines the flight operations of both carriers for the first time officially begins today.

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c49612) has announced the addition of Market Survey of Chinese Solar Cell and Solar Panel Manufacturers to their offering.

Viva International, Inc. (Viva) (OTCBB: VIVI) announced this morning that Flight Test Associates (FTA), will join the Northrop Grumman team in the pursuit of a major program with the Counter-Narcoterrorism Program Office (CNTPO).

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Retail, a subsidiary of Dominion , one of the nation's largest energy producers, is offering lower rates for many Massachusetts residential customers in the Bay State's competitive electricity market.

Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.