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  1. Running around the Caribbean - literallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | USA Today

    In the last couple of years amateur athletes have jumped on the "runcation" trend, combining so-called destination races with vacation time for an active getaway. And in the Caribbean, these events are a fun and challenging means of experiencing an island in an up-close and authentic way that you just can't from inside a tour bus or taxi.

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  2. 1ST Award for Female Entrepreunership and Cooperation in the CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Bajan Reporter

    The network " The Pioneers ," present in 15 regions in Europe, Africa and the Americas, work together with female entrepreneurs to help them create and develop innovative and sustainable businesses. MARTINIQUE PIONNIERES , incorporated in 2012, has, since its inception, supported over 60 projects, contributed to the creation of some 20 companies and more than 50 permanent jobs MARTINIQUE PIONNIERES helps these women never be discouraged in their daily battle to fulfill their role to make an idea, a project, a company happen.

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  3. Martinique to host first female entrepreneurship awards in the CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Caribbean News Now!

    FORT DE FRANCE, Martinique -- The ceremony for the first awards for female entrepreneurship and cooperation in the Caribbean, presented by the Guardian Group and Martinique Pionnires, will take place in December 2015 in Martinique. The Pioneers network, present in 15 regions in Europe, Africa and the Americas, works together with female entrepreneurs to help them create and develop innovative and sustainable businesses.

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  4. Martinique Welcomes American Civil Rights Leader Rev. Jesse JacksonRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Business Wire

    Official visit builds upon Caribbean island's efforts in support of the United Nations Decade for People of African Descent Photo caption: Hon. Serge Letchimy, MP, President of the Martinique Regional Council , stands with Reverend Jesse Jackson during a special session of the Martinique Regional Council held July 20, 2015.

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  5. Norwegian Launches 1st Nonstop Flights from the Northeastern U.S. to Martinique in 20+ YearsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Travel World News

    Martinique's tourism development strategy took a major step forward with today's announcement of the launch of new nonstop flights from three major gateways in the Northeastern United States - New York , Boston , and Baltimore/Washington, D.C. - aboard Norwegian Air Shuttle. The new service, which begins December 3, 2015, represents the first time that Martinique has been directly accessible from the Northeast in more than 20 years.

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  6. Bastille Day Festivities Return to UES With Can-Can Dancers and TastingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | DNAinfo.com

    ... three-block stretch, from Fifth to Lexington avenues. New activities this year include the New York City debut of Martinique's Arpge Choir of 150 students and musicians and free screenings of award-winning French films. Cooking classes for kids will ...

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  7. Sunwing's New 2015/2016 Cruise Brochure Offers Customers a 'One-Stop' Cruise Shopping ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Market Wire

    ... the powdery white sand beaches of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands and the Creole gem of Fort de France in Martinique. Plus there's the option of combining any cruise with a stay in Florida. Whether it's soaking up the cool, urban vibe of ...

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  8. Norwegian Air enters BWI with flights to MartiniqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... island. Starting Dec. 3, Norwegian Air Shuttle will begin two weekly flights from BWI to Fort-de-France Martinique. The flights are on Mondays and Fridays. One-way flights start at $79 under an introductory offer. Norwegian will use a Boeing ...

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  9. Norwegian Air enters BWI with flights to MartiniqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Business Journal

    Starting Dec. 3, Norwegian Air Shuttle will begin two weekly flights from BWI to Fort-de-France Martinique. The flights are on Mondays and Fridays.

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  10. Norwegian Air enters BWI with flights to MartiniqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... island. Starting Dec. 3, Norwegian Air Shuttle will begin two weekly flights from BWI to Fort-de-France Martinique. The flights are on Mondays and Fridays. One-way flights start at $79 under an introductory offer. Norwegian will use a Boeing ...

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  11. Martinique hosts FCCA delegation in push to continue strong cruise sector growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    FRANCE, Martinique -- The Martinique Tourism Authority hosted a delegation of Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association officials May 2829, 2015, as part of its continuing efforts to bolster the cruise sector on the island. The visit comes as Martinique enjoys its strongest cruise results in years, posting a 631percent increase in cruise passenger arrivals since 2010.

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  12. JUCO transfer Dargenton joins Aggies for 2015-16 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | KSL-TV

    Utah State head coach Tim Duryea announced the addition of small forward Alexis Dargenton after receiving a commitment from the 6-foot-7 Laramie County Community College product. Dargenton, a native of Fort-de-France, Martinique, will enroll at Utah State as a sophomore and have three years of eligibility remaining.

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  13. Utah State adds Alexis Dargenton to men's basketball team for 2015-16 seasonRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | Deseret News

    ... Alexis Dargenton, a 6-foot-7, 190-pound small forward from Laramie County Community College. The Fort-de-France, Martinique, native was also considering offers from Kansas State, Penn State and Tulsa. "Alexis is a very versatile player who is just ...

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  14. Utah State Basketball Recruiting: Alexis Dargenton Commits to the AggiesRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | Mountain West Connection

    ... commit for the 2015-16 season in 6'7" small forward Alexis Dargenton. Alexis is originally from Fort-de-France, Martinique (small island north of Venezuela). He averaged 12.4 points and 7.7 rebounds while shooting over 47 percent last season at ...

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  15. Utah State basketball: J.C. forward Dargenton commits to USURead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Logan a Alexis Dargenton, a 6-7 forward from Laramie County Community College, has committed to play basketball at Utah State. Originally from Fort-de-France, Martinique, Dargenton averaged 12.4 points and 7.7 rebounds last season.

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  16. 524 kilos of marijuana seized by authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | The Daily Herald

    A significant haul of marijuana was seized by French army and customs agents from a motor yacht south west of St. Martin during the night and morning of June 3 to 4, the PrA fecture of Martinique disclosed. The vessel Lady Margaret was intercepted by the frigate VentA se 130 miles south west of St. Martin after having been under surveillance for some time and its position confirmed by American air patrols.

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  17. Between Carnival and Performance Art: Nine Artists on MasqueradeRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Hyperallergic

    It's astonishing that in 2015 a group exhibition of nine artists of color can still be impressive based on statistics and context alone. It is still rare that we see marginalized voices like these situated inside a contemporary art institution without also being used as a foil to the canonized arc of North American and Western European art history.

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  18. Gregoire Ratchel honoured in traditional Fish Day ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | The Daily Herald

    ... Georges Gumbs for the opening ceremonies. Also present were President of Fishermen's Association Fort-de-France, Martinique, Mirella Meraut, whose delegation attends every year in connection with the agreement between the fishermen associations of ...

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  19. Raw Arterial Spin Labeling Data Can Help Identify Arterial Occlusion...Read the original story

    May 22, 2015 | Circulation

    From the Department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital of Martinique , Fort-de-France, Martinique . Correspondence to Alessandro Arrigo, PhD, MD, Department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital of Martinique , BP 632, 97231 Fort-de-France, Martinique .

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  20. Summer on sale: Snag a bargain Caribbean vacationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | USA Today

    ... the beach every afternoon. Courtesy of fewer tourists during the summer and more direct flights starting in June, Martinique is a treasure chest of uber-affordable room rates and a colorful array of local festivals. The 'Summer Splash Sale' is full ...

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