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News 6 new results for Papua New Guinea
PNG govt mulls backing death penalty
TVNZ
Papua New Guinea’s government is considering backing the death penalty in a bid to deter crimes against women and sorcery-related killings. Attorney-General Kerenga Kua says public debate is now in favour of the death penalty amid ongoing law and
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PNG film project bai tokim gutpela stori bilong ol meri.
Radio Australia
Ol kros na pait long haus na long sosaiti oltaim ino tokim ol gutpela stori long ol PNG meri, i tru ol film makers ino lus tingting long dispela problem, oli laik tru long soim narapela sait long laif insait long PNG, wantaim halivim bilong wanpela
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Radio Australia
New Caledonia reports three people with chikungunya
Radio New Zealand International
She had come from the Noumea area where authorities believe she was infected with the mosquito-borne disease, which has spread from Indonesia to Papua New Guinea. This comes as health services are stretched by a dengue outbreak, which this season
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Radio New Zealand International
Lest We Forget
Narromine News
Ted Carlin, a war veteran who served in Papua New Guinea (PNG), pictured in a restored jeep which was used in the World War II war effort in PNG. This vehicle led the Anzac Day parade in Narromine yesterday and as you can see from the inset, there is
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Melanesian women share peacebuilding experiences – Solomon Star Newspaper
Solomon Star
WOMEN Peacebuilding Leadership Program participants from West Papua, Papua New Guinea, Bougainville and Solomon Islands were given a rare glimpse into the work of two leading women’s advocacy organisations in Fiji Thursday. The nine participants
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Plant Particles Slow Global Warming (and Smell Great)
Discovery News
Papua New Guinea’s environment is also its defense mechanism. Its rugged terrain of rolling volcanic hills and thick tropical rainforest have made it difficult for outside companies to exploit its natural resources. It’s also made it hard to establish
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Google Alert – Papua New Guinea

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News 9 new results for Papua New Guinea
Esther Igo: Kilim dai ino ansa long PNG
Radio Australia
Meri husat igo pas long Women Arise PNG long Port Moresby itok "dealth Pelanty" ino ansa long heve long vailans agensim ol meri long Papua New Guinea. Easter Igo blong women arise PNG i toktok (Credit: ABC). Women Arise PNG i laikim strongpela
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Doubts over PNG judicial system’s ability to handle death penalty
Radio New Zealand International
Papua New Guinea’s former attorney general Sir Arnold Amet says the country’s judicial system is not well equipped to handle cases that might involve the death penalty. The government is looking seriously at implementing capital punishment following a
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Radio New Zealand International
Villagers concerned about PNG/Indonesian border incident
Radio New Zealand International
Villagers in Papua New Guinea’s West Sepik province, near the Indonesian border, are reportedly concerned for their safety following an incident between Indonesian soldiers and local youths. The Wutung Village Councillor, Raphael Tungla, says a village
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Radio New Zealand International
Rio Tinto says its Bougainville mine is viable
Radio Australia
The Rio-Tinto mine that sparked the civil war on Papua New Guinea’s island of Bougainville is economically viable and could be re-opened in as little as 6 years. Bougainville Copper, the Rio subsidiary that owns the mine lease, has just completed an
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Families may be moved out of Manus: oppn
SBS
Mr Morrison’s comments come a day after former staff at the Papua New Guinea centre told ABC’s Four Corners program that it lacked proper medical supplies and was not fit for children. There are now 30 children in the Manus facility. "We understand
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SBS
Close down Manus, says ALP senator Cameron
SBS
As pressure on the government ramps up after a scathing assessment by former staff, the NSW MP said reopening the Papua New Guinea facility was a mistake and called for more onshore processing. Senator Cameron said women and children should not
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SBS
Eminent persons group meets Bainimarama – Solomon Star Newspaper
Solomon Star
The EPG consists of Chairman, Kaliopate Tavola representing Fiji, Solomon Islands MP, Manasseh Sogavere ; Vanuatu MP, Joe Natuman; Roch Wamytan representing the FLNKS of New Caledonia; and Leonard Louma representing Papua New Guinea.
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PTTEP to seek additional energy resources
Thailand National News Bureau
According to Mr. Tewin, PTTEP is also determined to seek potentially new energy sources in many countries namely; New Zealand, Indonesia, Egypt, Kenya, Mozambique, Papua New Guinea and South America. In addition, to find additional potential
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Heritage Oil Announces Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2012
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
Our transformation includes entry into new regions of Nigeria and Papua New Guinea and extending our acreage in Tanzania. The Company now has significant producing assets and an enlarged exploration portfolio, providing more balance with both
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Google Alert – Papua New Guinea

April 30, 2013 Leave a comment
News 6 new results for Papua New Guinea
PNG’s Juffa seeks new approach to policing – Radio New Zealand International
Radio New Zealand International
The outspoken Papua New Guinea MP Gary Juffa says to address the country’s chronic law and order problems requires a holistic approach. The Governor of Oro Province, Mr Juffa says among the priorities for PNG should be to modernise the police force,
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Radio New Zealand International
PNG attracting bad publicity from gender violence, Basil
Islands Business
PORT MORESBY, PNGPapua New Guinea’s deputy Opposition Leader Sam Basil says the nation is attracting bad publicity around the world over its lack of interest in protecting vulnerable persons who are being killed and tortured on accusations of
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No plans to move families off Manus Island
ABC Online
Women and children are set to remain in Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island offshore processing centre after Immigration Minister Brendan O’Connor rejected claims from former staff that the site was a "disaster". Last night’s Four Corners program broadcast
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Manus asylum centre is adequate: O’Connor
Herald Sun
Mr O’Connor’s comments came as Labor senator Doug Cameron declared it was a mistake for Labor to reopen the Papua New Guinea facility. Former staff painted a bleak picture of the facility and told of an "appalling" lack of medical supplies on ABC TV’s
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M’sia exporting the Federal Land Development Authority model – The Star Online
The Star Online
FGVH is currently in the first phase of its upstream expansion into the Asean region, and upon completion, will be looking at Africa mainly for oil palm cultivation. The latest report is that FGVH is mulling over an oil palm venture in Papua New Guinea
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Research excellence rewarded by Auckland Uni
Voxy
This year’s displays will focus on six themes: Growing New Zealand businesses, Cancer clinical trials and drug developments, Biomimetics, Biophotonics in physics, Food security and markets in Papua New Guinea, and the work of the Geothermal Institute.
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Google Alert – Papua New Guinea

April 30, 2013 Leave a comment
News 9 new results for Papua New Guinea
Felda Global Ventures potential entry into PNG gets positive review
The Star Online
PETALING JAYA: Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd’s (FGVH’s) potential foray into Papua New Guinea (PNG) is positive news because investors have been waiting for the company to put its money to use, analysts said. A bank-based research analyst said
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PNG mulls death penalty for sorcery killings
Independent Online
Papua New Guinea is considering introducing the death penalty for sorcery killings and rape after a spate of horrific crimes against women drew international condemnation, reports said on Monday. Attorney-General Kerenga Kua said public opinion had
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Independent Online
PNG prisan sex toktok i rabis tingting
Radio Australia
Long Papua New Guinea, toktok blong Community development minista long larim ol kalabusman igo out na slip wantem ol meri blong ol long daonim pasin blong rapim ol meri iwok long kamapim planti kros iet long kantri. Gary Juffa, Gavna blong Oro
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Australia plans to move families from PNG detention camp
Radio New Zealand International
Australia’s opposition says Canberra may soon move asylum seeker families from its detention centre in Papua New Guinea to Australia. The opposition’s immigration spokesman, Scott Morrison, says it understands that government has now taken the
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Radio New Zealand International
Growing unease in PNG over attacks against women
Radio Australia
There is growing concern in Papua New Guinea about an increase in violence against women. Growing unease in PNG over attacks against women (Credit: ABC). The National Council of Women says since the beginning of 2013, there has been a significant
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Rapid descent
Nelson Mail
The expedition to Papua New Guinea will be dangerous, but Mr Walker is putting faith in his team and looking forward to the adventure ahead, with nerves but no worries. "Kayaking is a team sport and I’m stoked to get the opportunity to paddle with such
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Nelson Mail
Indochine Mining Limited (ASX:IDC) Video Interview on High Grade Mineralisation
ITNews
In Papua New Guinea (PNG), also known for large gold and copper deposits, Indochine holds an option over a major gold resource at Mt Kare. In Laos, potential exploration areas are being evaluated. Contact:Indochine Mining Limited T: +61-2-8246-7007 F:
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Tragedy turns to triumph for unsung Panther James Segeyaro
The Australian
Playing with a heavy heart, the 22-year-old Papua New Guinea international dedicated his two tries to Elisala, with whom he had become close friends during his previous two seasons with the Cowboys. Segeyaro was too upset to talk after the match but it
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Andrew Langston, Vice President Operations – Asia Pacific, Banyan Tree Hotels
Travel Trends
diverse locations such as Daydream Island Travelodge Resort in Queensland’s spectacular Great Barrier Reef, to the Islander Travelodge in Papua New Guinea, The Plaza Parkroyal in Singapore and the Holiday Inn Resort Clark Field in the Philippines.
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Google Alert – Papua New Guinea

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News 10 new results for Papua New Guinea
A warning of a downturn in mining in PNG
Radio Australia
Papua New Guinea’s Chamber of Mines and Petroleum says the global mining boom is definitely over and a current down turn, is likely to have a big impact on capital spending on exploration and financing for many existing and planned projects in PNG.
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Sosel problems ikam wantaim maining long Papua New Guinea.
Radio Australia
Memba bilong Usino Bundi long Papua New Guinea Nesinal Palamen i tok elektoret bilong em i wanpela richest elektoret long kantri wantaim ol bikpela risos maining. Anton Yagama memba bilong Usino Bundi long Madang toktok long maining wari (Credit:
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Goldminex Resources to investigate a copper-gold anomaly in Papua New Guinea
Proactive Investors Australia
Goldminex Resources (ASX: GMX) has completed an induced polarisation survey at the Kiki Prospect within the flagship Liamu Project in Papua New Guinea that has identified a strong chargeability anomaly with potential for porphyry copper-gold
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Panguna landowners want mine reopened
Islands Business
PORT MORESBY, PNG — Landowners of the Panguna Mine in Central Bougainville have reaffirmed their stand that they want the mine to be reopened. The assurance was delivered by an executive member of the United Panguna Mine Affected Landowners
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Pacific countries to combat human trafficking
Matangi Tonga
The workshop was organised by the United States Embassy based in Suva who invited the participation of 27 legal officials, prosecutors, customs and immigration officers from Tonga, the Cook Islands, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, the Solomon
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EMINENT PERSONS GROUP MEETS WITH PRIME MINISTER
The Jet Newspaper
CAPTION: (L-R) Vanuatu MP, Joe Natuman, PNG rep Leonard Louma, Solomons Islands MP, Manasseh Sogovere, PM Bainimarama,FLNKS rep Roch Wamytan and MSG EPG Chair, Kaliopate Tavola. Photo: MINFO. The Melanesian Spearhead Group
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Inventive: 102 Bold New Global Health Ideas Win Grand Challenges Canada
Wall Street Journal (press release)
Togo, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe) — 17 countries in Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea)
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The Ridge Review: Fear the Dead!
my.hsj.org
The original story of Dead Island begins when a party has gone wrong on the island of Banoi off the coast of Papua New Guinea. Everyone, except five not so lucky survivors have been transformed by a contagious and infectious disease. With a limited
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Doctor says Manus Island a ‘disaster’ for children
ABC Online
Despite this, 30 children are now housed on the island, which is a few hundred kilometres north of the Papua New Guinea mainland, near the equator. The exclusive interviews are part of a Four Corners report to be screened at 8:30pm on ABC1. Dr
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Westpac launches unique benefits Classic Visa credit card
The Jet Newspaper
Westpac operates in seven Pacific countries – Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji, Tonga, Cook Islands and Samoa – through its network of more than 50 branches, 100 ATMs, thousands of merchants and In-Store Banking facilities.
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Google Alert – Papua New Guinea

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News 4 new results for Papua New Guinea
PNG day of mourning planned over violence against women
Radio New Zealand International
An American preacher has organised a national day of mourning on May the 15th to highlight violence against women in Papua New Guinea. Stephen Michael Leach says recent cases of sorcery-related murder and rapes have caused widespread outrage in
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Radio New Zealand International
Cardinal ordains US Archbishop Banach, two others for diplomatic service
Catholic Free Press
Archbishop Michael W. Banach of the Diocese of Worcester, Mass., the new nuncio to Papua New Guinea, leaves after his episcopal ordination in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican April 27. (CNS photo/Paul Haring). FOR MORE PHOTOS See Photo Galleries
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Catholic Free Press
‘Severely sick kids sent to Manus’
SBS
A severely anaphylactic young boy and a nine-year-old girl with anaemia were sent to Australia’s asylum seeker centre on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island. Read more · Syrian PM ‘survives bombing’ · Made in Bangladesh ‘a label of concern’ · Gonski,
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More details on the effects of the Chikungunya disease
Radio Australia
Last week we reported that the mosquito-borne disease Chikungunya is spreading across Papua New Guinea. More details on the effects of the Chikungunya disease (Credit: ABC). Recently, New Caledonia reported three cases of the disease. The Emerging
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April 30, 2013 Leave a comment
Blogs 1 new result for Papua New Guinea
Malum Nalu: PTTEP considers energy investment in Papua New
By Malum Nalu
Mr. Tevin added that the government of Papua New Guinea extended an official invitation to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra during her recent trip to the South Pacific nation for Thailand to conduct an exploration project. He said PTTEP is
Malum Nalu
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Google Alert – Papua New Guinea

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News 6 new results for Papua New Guinea
PNG mulls death penalty for sorcery murder
AFP
SYDNEY — Papua New Guinea is considering introducing the death penalty for sorcery killings and rape after a spate of horrific crimes against women drew international condemnation. Attorney-General Kerenga Kua said public opinion had swung in favour
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PNG Gavman mas luksave long nid bilong pipal
Radio Australia
Askim i go long Papua New Guinea Gavman i mas luksave long nid bilong ol pipal long Hela provins we bikpela LNG projek i wok long kamap long en. Foma Polis Komisina bilong kantri ,Gari Baki nau i mekim dispela askim na i tok, sapos nogat bai i gat
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New research into fighting malaria
Radio Australia
JAMES MCCARTHY: malaria to Australia is a really important problem because of our close relationship to our neighbours of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, and more distantly to Indonesia and other parts of Asia. All the development that goes
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OFC U-17 Championship
Fifa.com
OFC U-17 Championship 2013, New Zealand v Papua New Guinea. NZ’s Alex Rufer. OFC U-17 Championship 2013, New Zealand v Papua New Guinea. NZ’s Stuart Holthusen takes a shot. OFC U-17 Championship 2013, New Zealand v Papua New Guinea
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Kiwis remain perfect in Oceania
Fifa.com
For the other competing nations last week – Cook Islands, Fiji, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea and hosts Vanuatu – there was to be disappointment. There were positives though for Vanuatu with the new venue in Luganville successfully hosting the 14th
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Fifa.com
Lithuania only victors to climb the rankings
IRB
Senegal and Bermuda fall one place as a result of Lithuania’s rise, while Israel, Malta, Papua New Guinea and the Czech Republic are the beneficiaries of Croatia’s fall. For Israel, this means they enter the top 50 for the first time since the rankings
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Google Alert – Papua New Guinea

April 30, 2013 Leave a comment
Web 3 new results for Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea: Improving road access – World Bank
Promoting an efficient, safe, and reliable roads system for the people of Papua New Guinea.
www.worldbank.org/…/papua-new-guinea-improving-road-ac…
PNG ponders imposition of the death penalty – WA Today
PORT MORESBY: Papua New Guinea’s government is considering backing the death penalty in a bid to deter crimes against women and "sorcery"-related
www.watoday.com.au/…/png-ponders-imposition-of-the-death…
US academic gang-raped in PNG – AFP.com
A US academic has been gang-raped by an armed mob in Papua New Guinea, barely a week after an Australian was killed and his friend sexually assaulted by
www.afp.com/en/news/topstories/us-academic-gang-raped-png
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Google Alert – Papua New Guinea

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News 7 new results for Papua New Guinea
Malaysian palm oil giant eyes PNG plantation land
Radio New Zealand International
The world’s largest crude palm oil producer, Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd, or FGV, has signalled it may venture into Papua New Guinea to increase its plantation land. The President and chief executive officer of the Malaysian company, Datuk Sabri
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Radio New Zealand International
Severely sick kids sent to Manus: report
SBS
John Valentine, a former doctor at the Papua New Guinea facility, has told ABC’s Four Corners program there was an "appalling lack of medical supplies" at the centre during his time working there. Dr Valentine said the facility was not an appropriate
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Cyclone hope as drought declared
The Australian
Desperate north Queensland graziers are now watching a tropical low off Papua New Guinea as it deepens into a category-one cyclone. It is expected to barrel into Cape York peninsula tomorrow. But even if Cyclone Zane delivers torrential downpours and
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Cardinal ordains U.S. archbishop, two others for diplomatic service
National Catholic Reporter
Banach, 50, a priest of the diocese of Worcester, Mass., was named nuncio to Papua New Guinea; he had been the Vatican’s representative to several international agencies based in Vienna. The others ordained Saturday were: Italian Archbishop Ettore
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Want Real Disruption? 3 Reasons to Invest in Women
Huffington Post (blog)
I felt it in the overwhelmed pause of Janet Sape as she accepted the Women & Philanthropy LEAD Award for her efforts to improve the lives of more than 10,000 women in Papua New Guinea. And I saw it in the way women of all kinds connected with each
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Small gathering remembers Australian and Greek battles
Neos Kosmos
Standing at the foot of King Leonidas’ statue, the small group came together to honour the memory of those fallen at various battles, including Gallipoli, the ancient battle at Thermopylae and on Papua New Guinea’s Kokoda Track. Coinciding with the
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Neos Kosmos
Maverick operator Digicel takes on the big boys in Myanmar
Chicago Tribune
It has 87 percent market share in Haiti, at least 75 percent in Jamaica and 92 percent of Papua New Guinea, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. "Digicel is very astute in selecting the markets it enters," said John Hibbard, an Australia-based
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