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2011-03-28 08:17:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankers Healthcare Group, one of the nation's leaders in financing for healthcare professionals, is pleased to announce that Mr. Robert Castro was nominated for the Entrepreneur Of The Year Award by Ernst & Young. As President of Bankers Healthcare Group and one of three managing partners, Mr. Castro was selected for his innovative business model, entrepreneurial spirit and for being a forerunner within the healthcare financial arena....

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2011-01-25 06:10:00

Cuba is on its way to join the high-speed broadband era with an undersea fiber-optic cable laid from Venezuela, bringing the promise of speedy Internet to one of the world's least connected countries. A specialized ship sailed from Camuri beach this weekend, trailing the cable from buoys on the start of a 1,000-mile journey across the Caribbean sea. Venezuelan and Cuban officials hailed the project as a blow to the United State's embargo on the island.  It will make Cuba's connection...

2010-10-24 00:14:29

Reconciliation: 78 Reasons to End the U.S. Embargo of Cuba is an exciting and timely book, with up-to-the minute facts about economic and legal issues now being debated in Congress and throughout America. Recent massive oil finds and the tourist boom have made Cuba a hot topic, and an opportunity for jobs and business. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2010 A new and relevant book on the complex, and controversial issue of the U.S. embargo of Cuba is released. Reconciliation: 78 Reasons...

2010-06-17 15:21:00

WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, nearly 500 pro-democracy leaders from within Cuba have sent a letter to the House Agriculture Committee in OPPOSITION to Chairman Collin Peterson's legislation, H.R. 4645, which seeks to ease tourism-travel and trade sanctions towards the Castro regime. In the letter, these courageous leaders state, "Congressmen/Congresswomen, the cause of liberty, and firm opposition to the oppressive totalitarian dictatorship in Havana, is so sacred that it is...

2010-06-08 08:08:00

BURBANK, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In a tell-all book released for the first time in English, former Cuban military leader-turned-spy Julio Antonio Del Marmol exposes the Cuban government's corruption and totalitarian rule. His book, Cuba: Russian Roulette of America, was first published in 1976 and won a 2008 award from the National Latin American Institute of Journalism for exposing the barbarities of Fidel Castro's regime. The book has been printed in three editions; a fourth...

2010-04-08 09:00:00

This Partnership is in Concert with Castro's First Ever Headlining Tour NEW YORK, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Atlantic recording artist Jason Castro was introduced to Malaria No More while still an American Idol finalist through the Idol Gives Back charity program, and was shocked to learn that thousands of kids die every day from a disease that's completely preventable and treatable. Malaria No More announces today that Castro has entered the malaria fight as the inaugural "Stayin'...

2010-03-26 05:18:00

DALLAS, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Round About Place reported that Fidel Castro, undisputed dictator of Cuba has come out on state-run media and made some comments about the health care overhaul in the U.S. under the Obama administration. The remarks are shocking democrats and justifying the claims of conservatives concerning the bill that was signed into law on Tuesday by president Obama. Castro called the passage and signing "a miracle" but then chastised America for taking too long to...

2010-02-22 10:19:00

MIAMI, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- ConnectedMedia Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: XCHC), announced today the appointment of their Board of Directors and Officers. ConnectedMedia Technologies, Inc. is a Miami based digital multimedia firm to the US Hispanic market, offering a complete suite of media solutions to better help broadcasters, agencies, advertisers and content owners to target the growing US Hispanic demographic more easily and efficiently in this age of diverse digital convergence....

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2009-11-30 06:30:00

In an effort to alleviate the effects of a severe drought, Cuba had provided Venezuela with cloud seeding help. Hugo Chavez said Fidel Castro and Cuban president Raul Castro sent specialized equipment to the people of Venezuela to be used to seed clouds from planes. Chavez says, "We're bombarding clouds. We have some planes there, and some equipment that Fidel and Raul sent us." As his country heads into its dry season, Chavez is trying to squeeze more rain from the clouds. Reservoirs are at...

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2009-11-16 07:15:00

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said he will join Cuban scientists on flights to "bomb clouds" to generate rain amid a severe drought that has caused much public anger over water and electricity rationing. Chavez said the Cubans had already arrived in Venezuela, and were planning to fly custom equipped aircraft above the Orinoco river. "I'm going in a plane; any cloud that crosses me, I'll zap it so that it rains," Chavez said late Saturday during a ceremony with the families of five Cubans...