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AMK Communications will be staging CARIBIZTECH 2011 at the Montego Bay Convention Centre during the period Thursday 27th to Saturday 29th October 2011 under the theme “Game Changers Impacting SME Businesses and Brands”.
 
This year’s event will be targeting 60 exhibitors, 150 conference participants and at least 1000 members of the public over the three days from the local, regional and international markets.

Puerto Rico's largest carrier will add to its 27 daily departures from San Juan this summer by launching an eighth non-stop destination this fall 
 
JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), the largest carrier in Puerto Rico in terms of capacity, is making it even easier to travel between San Juan and neighboring Caribbean islands with the announcement of plans to launch nonstop daily service to St. Martin (SXM), subject to receipt of government approval. This new route will be the value airline's eighth non-stop destination out of San Juan and its third out of St. Martin.

Former flamboyant businessman and cricket entrepreneur, R. Allen Stanford, is backing away from suing the federal government – at least for now.

Stanford, who is accused of perpetrating a multi-billion dollar ponzi-scheme, this week dropped a lawsuit seeking $7.2 billion against federal law enforcement for violating his constitutional rights.

Artisans from the Caribbean region are invited to exhibit their products at the region's foremost trade show, Design Caribbean, which offers unique access to important regional, international and diaspora buyers.

From September 1-4, 2011 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Design Caribbean will unite a passion for design with the soul of the Caribbean. All products are vetted for excellence so only the best of the region will be on show. Alongside the main trade fair, there will be many related events including a major musical event, a film programme, spa and wellness and a fashion show. Participating artisans will also attend a number of product and market development workshops on hot topics such as copyright, growing a business and accessing foreign markets.

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