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PR Newswire Strengthens Caribbean Influence through Partnership with CaribPR Wire

Agreement further extends PR Newswire’s industry leading global distribution services

NEW YORK, July 28, 2009/PRNewswire/ — PR Newswire today announced a distribution agreement with CaribPR Wire that enhances PR Newswire’s exposure to the Caribbean region while providing a gateway for businesses and organizations in the Caribbean to communicate with audiences throughout the world.

“PR Newswire’s partnership with CaribPR Wire ensures that our clients will have access to the most comprehensive and targeted news distribution option in the Caribbean region,” said Joaquin Burgos, president, PR Newswire Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. “As the leader in global news distribution, PR Newswire continuously seeks alliances with organizations such as CaribPR Wire to expand and enhance our distribution capabilities. We look forward to working with CaribPR Wire to provide our clients with greater access to Caribbean audiences and to introduce Caribbean companies to PR Newswire’s full suite of communications tools.”

The partnership with CaribPR Wire bolsters PR Newswire’s reach into the Caribbean market by delivering access to more than 300 Caribbean-focused media outlets and journalists in the U.S. and the Caribbean region. For CaribPR Wire customers, the distribution agreement offers an opportunity to leverage PR Newswire’s industry-leading distribution network.

Christopher Chaplin, director, CaribPR Wire, said, “We are excited to partner with PR Newswire, the preeminent provider of news distribution and communications services worldwide. This relationship will provide Caribbean companies with the ability to reach a global audience in multiple languages, via print, radio, television and new media platforms via PR Newswire’s global network. In addition, they will gain access to PR Newswire’s industry-leading distribution lines to U.S. Hispanic, Native American, Asian American and African American audiences.”

About CaribPR Wire

CaribPR Wire is the first and only press release newswire of the Caribbean, established in 2005 by journalist Felicia Persaud to serve the Caribbean niche market in the U.S./UK, Canada and the Caribbean region. CaribPR Wire offers over three dozen guaranteed placements for clients seeking to reach the media in this niche and also a full service comprehensive PR campaign arm in the Caribbean American marketplace. CaribPR wire is owned by Hard Beat Communications, the minority-certified news, PR and Advertising agency serving the Caribbean markets.

About PR Newswire

PR Newswire is the global leader in innovative communications and marketing services, enabling organizations to connect and engage with their target audiences worldwide.
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Pioneering the commercial news distribution industry 55 years ago, PR Newswire connects customers with audiences in more than 170 countries and in over 40 languages through an unparalleled network of offices in 16 countries across North and South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, and via unique affiliations with the leading news agencies across the globe. PR Newswire is a subsidiary of United Business Media Limited (UBM.L), a leading global business media company that serves professional commercial communities around the world. For more information, go to

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