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Day: June 20, 2013

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Miami Heat defeat the San Antonio Spurs 95-88 to win the NBA Finals series

MIAMI Heat has won back-to-back NBA championships after defeating the San Antonio Spurs by seven points at home today. James finished with 37 points at the American Airlines Arena in Miami. Heat won the series 4-3.

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The Editor Speaks: When was it decided we needed an accountant?

It was certainly a surprise for me to receive the news Cayman was to get a FEMALE governor.  Not that there is anything wrong with a female governor. It never entered my head we were going to get one. After…

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Biden visit good for Caricom

By Julien Neaves T&T NEWSDAY The Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI), which allows Caricom countries preferential treatment on a number of goods to the United States (US), has benefitted the region for the past three decades. Following the State visit of…

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Havana hosts Caribbean cinema forum

June 17, 2013 YellowBrix According to ACN: The 5th Forum and 1st Market of Caribbean Cinema, international meetings promoting films produced by authors of the region, were inaugurated on Thursday and will end on Saturday at Havana’s Convention Center. Aimed…

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Cayman’s Red Cross Disaster manager part of regional intervention team

Cayman Islands Red Cross Disaster Manager, Danielle Coleman, has been certified as part of the International Federation of Red Cross Societies’ Regional Intervention Team (RIT) following intensive training in Jamaica. Coleman was selected to take up the one spot open…

Results from the PwC Junior Tennis Circuit event #6

Jack Lomax, Bobby Lomax, Daniel Reid and Jade Wilkinson all won at this year’s sixth stop of the PwC Junior Tennis Circuit at Camana Bay. Division Final results 10-and-Under: 1) Jack Lomax 2) William Priaulx 3) Jake Serpell 12-and-Under: 1)…

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FBI’s UFO memo is most read online to date

Michael Harper for – Your Universe Online The cat-and-mouse game between conspiracy theorists and the FBI has just picked up once more. In a memo entitled “UFOs or NO? The Guy Hottel Memo,” the FBI calls attention to their…

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New chair of CRFM Ministerial Council urges implementation of Castries Declaration on IUU fishing and CARICOM Common Fisheries Policy

BELIZE CITY, BELIZE; Tuesday, June 18, 2013 The recently appointed chairman of the Ministerial Council of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM), Barbados Minister of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management, Dr. David Estwick, has urged fellow Caribbean ministers…

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President Cameron meets Grenada and SVG Prime Ministers

From Caribbean360 ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Tuesday June 18, 2013 – The President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Dave Cameron has described a series of meetings he has been having with Caribbean Prime Ministers as ‘crucial’ to the development…

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MasterCard announces leadership changes in its Latin America and Caribbean Region

New president for the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region is appointed; predecessor takes on new international roleTweet: MasterCard Latin America Appoints New President #MasterCardLAC PURCHASE, N.Y. & MIAMI — MasterCard announced today the appointment of Gilberto Caldart as…