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2010-03-29 15:58:00

More than 45,000 attendees make for the largest crowd ever at the Spring Break festival KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Partnering with Jamaica Broilers Group (one of the largest privately-run companies in Jamaica), Glory Music, and dozens of local churches, Andrew Palau and several top musical guests came together for Fun in the Son Festival on March 20. Palau proclaimed the Good News to an estimated 45,000 people at the Jamaica College grounds. This was the eighth...

2009-12-03 04:33:00

COPENHAGEN and LONDON, December 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Saxo Bank, the specialist in online trading and investment, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire E*TRADE International's local Nordic online trading business and online bank from E*TRADE Nordic AB, an indirect subsidiary of E*TRADE FINANCIAL Corporation, a US-based financial services company. The Nordic business includes client accounts in Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden,...

2009-11-10 10:25:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Almond Resorts, located on the Caribbean islands of St. Lucia and Barbados, has selected Discover the World Marketing, a leader in global outsourcing, to provide Canadian sales representation. "Discover's proven success in the hospitality/hotel market and its extensive sales coverage throughout Canada were the primary reasons we chose them to represent us," said Ralph Taylor, President and CEO of Almond Resorts, Inc. "Robin Danes, who has been...

2009-11-02 11:00:00

TWO DECADES AFTER BERLIN: EXPERTS SAY A "NEW WALL" DIVIDES FORMERLY COMMUNIST STATES FROM EACH OTHER - AND WESTERN-LIKE PROGRESS New Geography of NATO/EU Membership Replaces Iron Curtain In Terms of Defining Key Differences; Former Ambassador to Romania, Network Correspondent Are Authors of New Book: "Dracula is Dead: How Romanians Survived Communism, Ended it, and Emerged Since 1989 as the New Italy" WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the approach next Monday (November...

2009-10-26 08:00:00

LONDON, October 26 /PRNewswire/ -- - Lack of Freedoms Strongly Limit Prosperity in Other Arab States; Egypt, Iran and Yemen Amongst the Worst The third edition of the Legatum Prosperity Index, published today, ranks 104 countries (covering 90% of the world's population), based on a definition of prosperity that combines economic growth together with measures of happiness and quality of life. At 47th, the UAE is the only Arab nation ranked in the top 50 for the second year...

2009-10-26 08:00:00

LONDON, October 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The third edition of the Legatum Prosperity Index, published today, ranks 104 countries (covering 90% of the world's population), based on a definition of prosperity that combines economic growth together with measures of happiness and quality of life. Finland tops the Index, with the U.S. ranking ninth out of 104 countries in the Index, ahead of large European nations such as Britain, Germany and France, which all still make the top 20. Finland is...

2009-10-19 07:00:00

RAMAT GAN, Israel, October 19 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 13, 2009 an international delegation of leaders from the diamond world held an historic meeting with the President of Panama, Ricardo Martinelli The meeting was attended by Israel Diamond Institute Group of Companies (IDI) Managing Director Eli Avidar, Israeli Ambassador to Panama Yoad Magen, the Chairman of the World Diamond Council (WDC) Eli Izhakoff, and the President of the Diamond Dealers Club of New York (NYDDC) Moshe...

2009-08-24 08:07:00

VILNIUS, Lithuania, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The top management of UAB Dujotekana, represented by Mr. Rimandas Stonys, Mr. Piotras Vojeika and Dr. Jevgenij Kostin, participated in the Global Business Leadership Council's trip to Israel from August 10 to August 13, 2009. The trip was led by Texas Gov. Rick Perry and attended by a number of key business and academic leaders from the U.S. and Israel. Dujotekana executives met with Israeli President Shimon Peres at his official residence in...

2009-08-18 11:07:05

Bulgaria's gross domestic product in the second quarter dropped 4.8 percent compared with the same period last year, the statistics office said. The Bulgarian economy began registering declines in the last quarter of 2008 when its GDP fell 1.6 percent, followed by a drop of 3.5 percent in the first three months of this year. The second-quarter decline was attributed mainly to poor output in the industrial and farming sectors, the Bulgarian news agency SNA reported Tuesday quoting statistics...

2009-07-31 01:00:00

LONDON, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Australia's number one online accommodation provider recently opened Poland and Slovakia as new destinations on its popular website. And the take up by the Australian users has been staggering, especially when you consider that at this stage they have less than 50 hotels in the major cities between them. European General Manager Ines d'Arces had this to say "The majority of our users fly in to the UK from Australia and then use our site for...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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