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  PARIS, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ – SAINT JAMES Rum is celebrating its 250 th anniversary this year with a special commemorative bottling, a host of festivities on its home island of Martinique, and a worldwide marketing campaign. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7539251-saint-james-rum-250th-anniversary/ SAINT JAMES Rum

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At VIFreepCaribbean NewsIrregularities

  GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) – An Anguilla man has been sentenced to serve five years in prison after pleading guilty to a charge of DUI resulting in death related to a 2012 fatal wreck. The Delta Democrat-Times reports (http://bit.ly/1JidQpV) that 26-year-old Henry Vick Phelps IV was charged in the death

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  The restoration of diplomatic ties with Cuba is President Barack Obama’s greatest foreign policy achievement so far. Washington/Havana (dpa) – The Cold War is finally over in the Caribbean, with Cuba and the United States moving to formally restore diplomatic ties after more than half a century of antagonism.

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At VIFreepCaribbean NewsTourism News

  A new survey says even though the wealthiest Canadians spend three times as much as the national average on vacations, they still are more likely to fly economy. BMO Private Banking said Thursday that it found 83 per cent of the wealthiest Canadians were flying economy while only 16

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President Barack Obama’s announcement that both Cuba and the United States will reopen their embassies is a major step towards normalising relations. They have been frozen since the early 1960s when the US broke links and imposed a trade embargo. Our correspondent Stefan Grobe said: “The new approach to Cuba

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At VIFreepCaribbean NewsIrregularities

Five Dutch police officers have been suspended from their duties after a man from the Caribbean island of Aruba died of suffocation following his arrest at a music festival, prosecutors said Wednesday. The death of Mitch Henriquez, 42, who was on holiday visiting relatives in the Netherlands, on Sunday sparked

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At VIFreepCaribbean NewsPuerto Rico News

  Puerto Rican power utility, creditors reach deal to cover $416 million payment Option Trading Partners Breaking News – The Puerto Rican power utility, also known as PREPA, reached a deal with its creditors to make its $416 million payment Wednesday. The deal between the involved parties also extends the

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Pakistan’s Test captain Misbahul Haq has replaced all-rounder Shoaib Malik in the Barbados Tridents squad for the team’s remaining games at the 2015 Caribbean Premier League (CPL). The reason behind Malik’s exclusion from the CPL is a possible one-day international call up for Pakistan’s upcoming series against Sri Lanka. Though

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2016 Presidential ElectionAt VIFreepCaribbean NewsPuerto Rico News

  Puerto Rican Gov. Alejandro García Padilla announced on Monday that the island nation cannot pay its $72 billion debt. He called on citizens to tighten their belts, on creditors to take some losses and on the U.S. government to change laws governing the commonwealth he represents. Puerto Rico’s biggest problems,

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At VIFreepCaribbean NewsHealth News

  WASHINGTON — World health officials say Cuba has become the first country in the world to receive validation that it has eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis. The achievement was hailed as a breakthrough for Cuba’s women and children and one that could serve as a public health

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