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FinScan Opens New Cayman Islands Data Center

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PITTSBURGH, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – FinScan, a leading global provider of sanctions/Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) screening solutions, document verification, and sanctions lists today announced the opening of a data center in the Cayman Islands.  The new location was added to meet FinScan’s rapidly growing international client base and complements other data centers in the United States, Canada, and Germany.

Growing client interest in software as a service (SaaS), or “hosted,” options has driven FinScan’s global expansion. The Cayman location was added to serve clients in Latin America and offshore locations such as in the Caribbean who prefer their choice of jurisdiction and location to meet data privacy concerns and operational processing windows.

“FinScan has data centers positioned in key areas of the world to improve service to our international client base,” said Bob Colonna, FinScan’s CEO. “We anticipate that the Cayman facility will provide a resource not only for our clients in the Americas, but those in EMEA and APAC as well.”

FinScan established a second Cayman facility as an extra measure of security to help ensure that customers do not experience breaks in service should there be a catastrophic failure.  To date, FinScan has not had a server go out of service at any of its facilities.  Clients and third parties regularly review FinScan’s security measures and perform penetration tests.  All locations have passed these stringent requirements.

“Our primary focus is on providing our customers with the most efficient, secure service possible,” said Michael Ott, FinScan’s senior vice president.  “Our fast implementation and record of 100% data center uptime make FinScan a safe choice for organizations requiring reliable, fast turnaround.”

The FinScan SaaS solution processes clients’ data to their specifications in either batch or interactive web services and returns the updated files/records to them. Compared to the traditional model of licensing and operating software solutions in-house, hosted processing significantly reduces clients’ initial investments as well as ongoing demands on their internal personnel and hardware resources.  FinScan, on a hosted basis, screens over one billion records monthly – and this number is growing at seventy percent per annum.

“We’re very pleased to provide our clients the added service and security of our Cayman data centers,” said Ott. “Having a secure data center in this centralized region provides organizations around the globe the valuable option of hosted processing to meet their PEP and sanctions screening needs.”

CONTACT: Karin O’Sullivan, 1-412-937-7678, kosullivan@innovativesystems.com

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$1,200 of Travel for Each $1,000 Added to Seaborne Travel Accounts

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Seaborne Airlines, the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean, has announced it is making travel even cheaper and easier!  We are offering $1,200 of travel for each $1,000 for the next three weeks when customers add funds to their Seaborne accounts.  There is no limit to the amount you can add to a travel account, so the more money added to an account, the more money you will save!  Seaborne will provide you with a $200 gift certificate for each $1,000 added to your account.  The gift certificates can be used for travel through December 31, 2014 with no restrictions or blackout dates.

 Amount Added to Travel Account         Value of Seaborne Gift Certificates
 ------------------------------         -----------------------------------

                                 $1,000                                       $200

                                 $2,000                                       $400

                                 $3,000                                       $600

                                 $4,000                                       $800

                                 $5,000                                     $1,000

                                $10,000                                     $2,000

Unlike “coupon books” offered by other airlines, Seaborne travel accounts, and the gift certificates, can be used to book travel to any city served by Seaborne through an online account.  The coupon books offered by other airlines also don’t come with the 20% discount Seaborne is offering.

With service to 18 airports throughout the Caribbean; connecting service to American, JetBlue and Delta at San Juan, Puerto Rico; two pilots on every flight; a flight attendant on our new Saab 340 aircraft and the outstanding dependability Seaborne is becoming known for, the Seaborne Travel Account offers the greatest value in air service in the Caribbean.

Seaborne travel accounts have been especially popular with travelers in the Virgin Islands where Seaborne operates up to 30 flights a day between St. Thomas and St. Croix – three times as many flights between the islands as the next largest airline.

Existing Seaborne Travel Account customers can add funds to their accounts by contacting Seaborne toll-free at 866-359-8784 or by sending an email to corporatesupport@seaborneairlines.com and new customers can create an account by calling Seaborne toll-free at 866-359-8784.

About Seaborne Airlines

Seaborne Airlines has been operating in the Caribbean for over 20 years, carrying over two million customers safely.  Seaborne operates over 2,100 monthly departures throughout the Caribbean to San Juan, St. Thomas, St. Croix, Vieques, Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Dominica, Martinique, Guadeloupe, La Romana, Punta Cana, Santo Domingo, Santiago, St. Maarten, St. Kitts and Nevis.

CONTACT: Michael Ritzi, mritzi@seaborneairlines.com

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$1,200 of Travel for Each $1,000 Added to Seaborne Travel Accounts

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Seaborne Airlines, the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean, has announced it is making travel even cheaper and easier!  We are offering $1,200 of travel for each $1,000 for the next three weeks when customers add funds to their Seaborne accounts.  There is no limit to the amount you can add to a travel account, so the more money added to an account, the more money you will save!  Seaborne will provide you with a $200 gift certificate for each $1,000 added to your account.  The gift certificates can be used for travel through December 31, 2014 with no restrictions or blackout dates.

 Amount Added to Travel Account         Value of Seaborne Gift Certificates
 ------------------------------         -----------------------------------

                                 $1,000                                       $200

                                 $2,000                                       $400

                                 $3,000                                       $600

                                 $4,000                                       $800

                                 $5,000                                     $1,000

                                $10,000                                     $2,000

Unlike “coupon books” offered by other airlines, Seaborne travel accounts, and the gift certificates, can be used to book travel to any city served by Seaborne through an online account.  The coupon books offered by other airlines also don’t come with the 20% discount Seaborne is offering.

With service to 18 airports throughout the Caribbean; connecting service to American, JetBlue and Delta at San Juan, Puerto Rico; two pilots on every flight; a flight attendant on our new Saab 340 aircraft and the outstanding dependability Seaborne is becoming known for, the Seaborne Travel Account offers the greatest value in air service in the Caribbean.

Seaborne travel accounts have been especially popular with travelers in the Virgin Islands where Seaborne operates up to 30 flights a day between St. Thomas and St. Croix – three times as many flights between the islands as the next largest airline.

Existing Seaborne Travel Account customers can add funds to their accounts by contacting Seaborne toll-free at 866-359-8784 or by sending an email to corporatesupport@seaborneairlines.com and new customers can create an account by calling Seaborne toll-free at 866-359-8784.

About Seaborne Airlines

Seaborne Airlines has been operating in the Caribbean for over 20 years, carrying over two million customers safely.  Seaborne operates over 2,100 monthly departures throughout the Caribbean to San Juan, St. Thomas, St. Croix, Vieques, Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Dominica, Martinique, Guadeloupe, La Romana, Punta Cana, Santo Domingo, Santiago, St. Maarten, St. Kitts and Nevis.

CONTACT: Michael Ritzi, mritzi@seaborneairlines.com

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What Can Russia Learn From The Caribbean?

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PHOTO: Invest Caribbean Now’s Sheila Newton-Moses, centre, at the Global Russia Business Meeting in Valencia, Spain on April 7, 2014. (ICN Photo) Invest Caribbean Now’s Sheila Newton-Moses, centre, at the Global Russia Business Meeting in Valencia, Spain on April 7, 2014. (ICN Photo)

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. April 14, 2014: Russia can learn a lot from the Caribbean on branding itself as an inbound tourism destination after Sochi.

That’s according to new Invest Caribbean Now President, Sheila Newton-Moses, who along with Invest Caribbean Now Founder and Chairman, Felicia J. Persaud, were the lone Caribbean representatives at the invitation only Global Russia Business Meeting held from April 6-7, 2014 in Valencia, Spain.

Newton-Moses was among a six-member panel entitled “Unlocking The Tourist Potential” at the event and told delegates gathered from around the world that Russia has to work on creating a brand that is beyond the current political image its known for around the world.

“In the Caribbean we have mastered the art of tourism and it is a billion dollar industry,” said Newton-Moses. “Russia needs to learn from the Caribbean and look at marketing its culture and history globally to transcend and repair its current image.”

The Global Russia Business Meeting brings together a host of eminent business leaders to discuss Russian firms’ role in the global economy annually and is organized by Dr. Frank Richter of Horasis: The Global Vision Community. Similar exclusive investment summits around the world on China, India and the Middle East are also held annually.

Invest Caribbean Now’s historic appearance at the five-year-old global investment event comes ahead of the presence of Russian investors on the summit’s ‘Global Trends and the Caribbean’ panel that is set for June 4th, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. at the prestigious Harvard Club in New York City.

Russian investments in the Caribbean have been growing in recent years while tourists from Russia are also increasing to the region especially to Cuba and the Dominican Republic.
This year’s fourth Invest Caribbean Now summit will also feature numerous global professional investors, entrepreneurs, and business leaders including a delegation from China; the Industrial Commerce Bank of China, American CryoStem Corporation, Lugano Group, Damoola, Merrill Lynch, Nomura, Aegis Capital, Island Global Yachting, Blocadi Capital, K&L Gates, True Value Building & Hardware Ltd & Emerald Vista and representatives from Sir Richard Branson’s the Carbon War Room.

Also attending will be Caribbean government ministers and dignitaries from across the region; chairman of the billion-dollar, privately-owned Jamaican-based empire that today includes 24 Caribbean properties, Appliance Traders Ltd. and The Observer media company, Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart; Sergio Millian, President of the Russian American Chamber of Commerce; Colin Childress, CEO/Founder, Global MedChoices, Turks & Caicos; Paul Angelchik, M.D., Founder and CEO, American World Clinic – Barbados; Anthony A. L. Adjasse of the Allied African Nations Chamber Of Commerce; Jamaica’s Ambassador to the UN, Courtney Rattray and several CARICOM consuls general to New York; Hollywood actor Malik Yoba, Hollywood fashion designer, Woody Wilson; Qahir Dhanani, private sector development specialist of the World Bank Group; Leigh Moran, manager, International Diaspora Engagement Alliance” or “IdEA,” a partnership of the US State Department and USAID; Brian Lilly, founder of One Caribbean Television and CEO of Lilly Broadcasting; Caribbean scholar Dr. Isaac Newton; Anthony Phills, founder of the Caribbean Commerce Magazine/Media and Blinglet Inc. and Irwine Clare of the Jamaica Diaspora, North East among others.

Multiple Award Emmy winning TV Anchor, Ernie Anstos, will emcee the Summit while One Caribbean Television weatherman, Joey Stevens, and his famous side-kick, Bob, will wrap up the event by hosting the ICN Awards Reception, set for 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Limited early bird tickets and table of 10 are available through April 30th by booking here or at investcaribbeannow.com/earlybird.

Partnership sponsorship and advertising opportunities for this event are available by contacting sheila@investcaribbeannow.com or chris@caribpr.com or by logging on to ICN’s summit page atInvestcaribbeannow.com.

An exclusive Diamond Dinner has been added to this year’s summit for only 20 people who will include Malik Yoba, Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart and Woody Wilson among other top Chinese, Caribbean and Russian delegates. Only ten tickets remain available and can be obtained by contacting Joe Bernstein at joe@investcaribbeannow.com.

ICN PARTNERS

Presenters for ICN 2014 include: Hard Beat Communications, The Caribbean Tourism Organization, One Caribbean Television, The Woody Wilson Collection of Beverly Hills, The PR Newswire, the Caribbean Commerce Magazine, Blinglets, The Caribbean Council for Economic Development, the Chinese Business Development Center, Woody Wilson Fine Clothing, CaribPR Wire, News Americas Now, the Jamaica Observer, CaribSeek, WINN-FM and GCaribbean Magazine.

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SOURCE: Invest Caribbean Now

MEDIA CONTACT:

Kathy Bronson

Communications Coordinator

Invest Caribbean Now

kbronson@investcaribbeannow.com

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What Can Russia Learn From The Caribbean?

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PHOTO: Invest Caribbean Now’s Sheila Newton-Moses, centre, at the Global Russia Business Meeting in Valencia, Spain on April 7, 2014. (ICN Photo) Invest Caribbean Now’s Sheila Newton-Moses, centre, at the Global Russia Business Meeting in Valencia, Spain on April 7, 2014. (ICN Photo)

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. April 14, 2014: Russia can learn a lot from the Caribbean on branding itself as an inbound tourism destination after Sochi.

That’s according to new Invest Caribbean Now President, Sheila Newton-Moses, who along with Invest Caribbean Now Founder and Chairman, Felicia J. Persaud, were the lone Caribbean representatives at the invitation only Global Russia Business Meeting held from April 6-7, 2014 in Valencia, Spain.

Newton-Moses was among a six-member panel entitled “Unlocking The Tourist Potential” at the event and told delegates gathered from around the world that Russia has to work on creating a brand that is beyond the current political image its known for around the world.

“In the Caribbean we have mastered the art of tourism and it is a billion dollar industry,” said Newton-Moses. “Russia needs to learn from the Caribbean and look at marketing its culture and history globally to transcend and repair its current image.”

The Global Russia Business Meeting brings together a host of eminent business leaders to discuss Russian firms’ role in the global economy annually and is organized by Dr. Frank Richter of Horasis: The Global Vision Community. Similar exclusive investment summits around the world on China, India and the Middle East are also held annually.

Invest Caribbean Now’s historic appearance at the five-year-old global investment event comes ahead of the presence of Russian investors on the summit’s ‘Global Trends and the Caribbean’ panel that is set for June 4th, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. at the prestigious Harvard Club in New York City.

Russian investments in the Caribbean have been growing in recent years while tourists from Russia are also increasing to the region especially to Cuba and the Dominican Republic.
This year’s fourth Invest Caribbean Now summit will also feature numerous global professional investors, entrepreneurs, and business leaders including a delegation from China; the Industrial Commerce Bank of China, American CryoStem Corporation, Lugano Group, Damoola, Merrill Lynch, Nomura, Aegis Capital, Island Global Yachting, Blocadi Capital, K&L Gates, True Value Building & Hardware Ltd & Emerald Vista and representatives from Sir Richard Branson’s the Carbon War Room.

Also attending will be Caribbean government ministers and dignitaries from across the region; chairman of the billion-dollar, privately-owned Jamaican-based empire that today includes 24 Caribbean properties, Appliance Traders Ltd. and The Observer media company, Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart; Sergio Millian, President of the Russian American Chamber of Commerce; Colin Childress, CEO/Founder, Global MedChoices, Turks & Caicos; Paul Angelchik, M.D., Founder and CEO, American World Clinic – Barbados; Anthony A. L. Adjasse of the Allied African Nations Chamber Of Commerce; Jamaica’s Ambassador to the UN, Courtney Rattray and several CARICOM consuls general to New York; Hollywood actor Malik Yoba, Hollywood fashion designer, Woody Wilson; Qahir Dhanani, private sector development specialist of the World Bank Group; Leigh Moran, manager, International Diaspora Engagement Alliance” or “IdEA,” a partnership of the US State Department and USAID; Brian Lilly, founder of One Caribbean Television and CEO of Lilly Broadcasting; Caribbean scholar Dr. Isaac Newton; Anthony Phills, founder of the Caribbean Commerce Magazine/Media and Blinglet Inc. and Irwine Clare of the Jamaica Diaspora, North East among others.

Multiple Award Emmy winning TV Anchor, Ernie Anstos, will emcee the Summit while One Caribbean Television weatherman, Joey Stevens, and his famous side-kick, Bob, will wrap up the event by hosting the ICN Awards Reception, set for 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Limited early bird tickets and table of 10 are available through April 30th by booking here or at investcaribbeannow.com/earlybird.

Partnership sponsorship and advertising opportunities for this event are available by contacting sheila@investcaribbeannow.com or chris@caribpr.com or by logging on to ICN’s summit page atInvestcaribbeannow.com.

An exclusive Diamond Dinner has been added to this year’s summit for only 20 people who will include Malik Yoba, Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart and Woody Wilson among other top Chinese, Caribbean and Russian delegates. Only ten tickets remain available and can be obtained by contacting Joe Bernstein at joe@investcaribbeannow.com.

ICN PARTNERS

Presenters for ICN 2014 include: Hard Beat Communications, The Caribbean Tourism Organization, One Caribbean Television, The Woody Wilson Collection of Beverly Hills, The PR Newswire, the Caribbean Commerce Magazine, Blinglets, The Caribbean Council for Economic Development, the Chinese Business Development Center, Woody Wilson Fine Clothing, CaribPR Wire, News Americas Now, the Jamaica Observer, CaribSeek, WINN-FM and GCaribbean Magazine.

Follow The Summit |Twitter | Facebook

SOURCE: Invest Caribbean Now

MEDIA CONTACT:

Kathy Bronson

Communications Coordinator

Invest Caribbean Now

kbronson@investcaribbeannow.com

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New therapy for advanced prostate cancer available in Trinidad & Tobago

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Prostate cancer is the most common tumor affecting men in Trinidad

A new therapeutic option has been recently approved in Trinidad & Tobago and is available for patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, progressing to chemotherapy


PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Chemistry, Food & Drugs Division of the

Trinidad & Tobago Ministry of Health approved the introduction of Abiraterone Acetate to the country,

the first – orally administered androgen synthesis inhibitor (testosterone) medication for the treatment of patients

with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

New Therapy For Advanced Prostate Cancer Available In Trinidad & Tobago

Clinical trials have demonstrated that this new therapeutic resource for the standard therapy of patients

with hormone-resistant tumors reduces the risk of death by approximately 35%.  Abiraterone Acetate

is available in Trinidad & Tobago under the trademark Zytiga™.

According to the National Cancer Registry of Trinidad & Tobago, prostate cancer leads cancer statistics

in the population with 22% of all cases. Amongst males, prostate cancer accounted for 42% of all new cases

of cancer. Worldwide, prostate cancer is the second type of cancer most frequently diagnosed in men,

and the fifth type overall. Near 1.1 million new cases of prostate cancer were diagnosed worldwide in 2012,

and more than 300,000 men died because of the disease.

This type of cancer is the result of the malignant transformation of certain cells of the prostate, a gland located

underneath the urinary bladder in men, one of the functions of which is to produce a part of the seminal fluid.

Although a slowly developing disease, some prostate tumors may be very aggressive and extend

quickly to invade other organs (metastasis).

Abiraterone Acetate is a new therapy administered orally as a single daily dose, which prevents

androgen from being produced at their three sources: Testes, adrenal glands, and the tumor itself,

through the strong block of the CYP 17 enzyme.

Androgens are hormones that promote both male development and sexual features,

and prostate cancer cells have been shown to need them to grow.

“Abiraterone Acetate is an androgen synthesis inhibitor (testosterone) treatment that reduces

the risk of death by approximately 35% of patients already treated with hormone therapy and

chemotherapy. Approximately 20% of all patients with prostate cancer progress to a severe stage

of the disease and could now benefit from this new therapeutic alternative”, stated

Dr. Carmen Martinez, Medical Director of Janssen for Venezuela, Central America and the Caribbean.

One of the most salient aspects of Abiraterone Acetate that distinguishes it from

other oncologic treatments is that it possesses a novel mechanism of action, with a benefit

as to the overall survival rate, and a tolerable toxicity profile.

Additionally, Abiraterone Acetate also provides relief for bone pain that often afflicts patients at advanced

stages of the disease.

“Before the appearance of Abiraterone Acetate, after progressing to chemotherapy most patients received either

a second unsuccessful line of therapy or merely supportive, palliative treatment” added Dr. Martínez.

The treatment of this condition depends on its stage at diagnosis. Prostatectomy (surgical removal of the prostate),

hormone block, or radiotherapy, are some therapeutic possibilities available for the treatment of this disease.

The primary objective of treatment in patients with advanced prostate cancer is to block the action of androgens

such as testosterone, since this may result in the regression of the tumor whose development is

stimulated by this hormone.

However, with passing time many patients who had initially responded to treatments aimed

at blocking the production of testosterone, start to produce the hormone again,

which reactivates the disease.

Chemotherapy is used in those cases in which the disease has become castration-resistant, that is, that the

prostate cancer has kept progressing despite treatment, thus exhausting the possibilities to carry out or to

continue the hormone block.

Some treatments available for these patients are intravenous chemotherapies, with this group including

only docetaxel and mitoxantrone until 2010.

About Janssen

Janssen is a company devoted to research to provide innovative products that help protect and improve

the lives of people, to face and solve the most significant and still unmet medical needs in the areas

of oncology, immunology, neurosciences, and infectious, cardiovascular, and metabolic diseases.

Through the different companies of the Johnson & Johnson group, our staff is united in the

passionate search for solutions through science, for the benefit of our patients.

With presence in more than 50 countries, we share the commitment of the founders of our company

to innovate in ideas, products, and services for our patients all around the world.

Press Contact:

Janssen

Joan Townsend

(507) 64306252 / (507) 3067006

tojoan01@its.jnj.com

Cesar Ortega

Ejecutivo de Cuenta. Stratego

Tel.  (507) 270-3433

Foto: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140411/MX04085

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New therapy for advanced prostate cancer available in Trinidad & Tobago

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Prostate cancer is the most common tumor affecting men in Trinidad

A new therapeutic option has been recently approved in Trinidad & Tobago and is available for patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, progressing to chemotherapy


PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Chemistry, Food & Drugs Division of the

Trinidad & Tobago Ministry of Health approved the introduction of Abiraterone Acetate to the country,

the first – orally administered androgen synthesis inhibitor (testosterone) medication for the treatment of patients

with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

New Therapy For Advanced Prostate Cancer Available In Trinidad & Tobago

Clinical trials have demonstrated that this new therapeutic resource for the standard therapy of patients

with hormone-resistant tumors reduces the risk of death by approximately 35%.  Abiraterone Acetate

is available in Trinidad & Tobago under the trademark Zytiga™.

According to the National Cancer Registry of Trinidad & Tobago, prostate cancer leads cancer statistics

in the population with 22% of all cases. Amongst males, prostate cancer accounted for 42% of all new cases

of cancer. Worldwide, prostate cancer is the second type of cancer most frequently diagnosed in men,

and the fifth type overall. Near 1.1 million new cases of prostate cancer were diagnosed worldwide in 2012,

and more than 300,000 men died because of the disease.

This type of cancer is the result of the malignant transformation of certain cells of the prostate, a gland located

underneath the urinary bladder in men, one of the functions of which is to produce a part of the seminal fluid.

Although a slowly developing disease, some prostate tumors may be very aggressive and extend

quickly to invade other organs (metastasis).

Abiraterone Acetate is a new therapy administered orally as a single daily dose, which prevents

androgen from being produced at their three sources: Testes, adrenal glands, and the tumor itself,

through the strong block of the CYP 17 enzyme.

Androgens are hormones that promote both male development and sexual features,

and prostate cancer cells have been shown to need them to grow.

“Abiraterone Acetate is an androgen synthesis inhibitor (testosterone) treatment that reduces

the risk of death by approximately 35% of patients already treated with hormone therapy and

chemotherapy. Approximately 20% of all patients with prostate cancer progress to a severe stage

of the disease and could now benefit from this new therapeutic alternative”, stated

Dr. Carmen Martinez, Medical Director of Janssen for Venezuela, Central America and the Caribbean.

One of the most salient aspects of Abiraterone Acetate that distinguishes it from

other oncologic treatments is that it possesses a novel mechanism of action, with a benefit

as to the overall survival rate, and a tolerable toxicity profile.

Additionally, Abiraterone Acetate also provides relief for bone pain that often afflicts patients at advanced

stages of the disease.

“Before the appearance of Abiraterone Acetate, after progressing to chemotherapy most patients received either

a second unsuccessful line of therapy or merely supportive, palliative treatment” added Dr. Martínez.

The treatment of this condition depends on its stage at diagnosis. Prostatectomy (surgical removal of the prostate),

hormone block, or radiotherapy, are some therapeutic possibilities available for the treatment of this disease.

The primary objective of treatment in patients with advanced prostate cancer is to block the action of androgens

such as testosterone, since this may result in the regression of the tumor whose development is

stimulated by this hormone.

However, with passing time many patients who had initially responded to treatments aimed

at blocking the production of testosterone, start to produce the hormone again,

which reactivates the disease.

Chemotherapy is used in those cases in which the disease has become castration-resistant, that is, that the

prostate cancer has kept progressing despite treatment, thus exhausting the possibilities to carry out or to

continue the hormone block.

Some treatments available for these patients are intravenous chemotherapies, with this group including

only docetaxel and mitoxantrone until 2010.

About Janssen

Janssen is a company devoted to research to provide innovative products that help protect and improve

the lives of people, to face and solve the most significant and still unmet medical needs in the areas

of oncology, immunology, neurosciences, and infectious, cardiovascular, and metabolic diseases.

Through the different companies of the Johnson & Johnson group, our staff is united in the

passionate search for solutions through science, for the benefit of our patients.

With presence in more than 50 countries, we share the commitment of the founders of our company

to innovate in ideas, products, and services for our patients all around the world.

Press Contact:

Janssen

Joan Townsend

(507) 64306252 / (507) 3067006

tojoan01@its.jnj.com

Cesar Ortega

Ejecutivo de Cuenta. Stratego

Tel.  (507) 270-3433

Foto: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140411/MX04085

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FCCA Conference & Trade Show Registration Now Open

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PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Registration is now open for the 2014 FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show, taking place in St. Maarten from October 6-10, 2014. The event will gather over 1,000 stakeholders from all sectors the cruise tourism industry, along with over 100 FCCA Member Line cruise executives, presidents and CEOs.

Attendees will have access to these key decision makers during a four-day series that balance business sessions and networking opportunities. These include one-on-one meetings with cruise executives of attendees’ choice, which offer a chance to promote a product or receive individualized input; social functions that foster interaction in a laid-back, engaging atmosphere; and workshops focused on current issues with panels comprised of knowledgeable industry professionals and cruise executives, along with the presidents and CEOs heading a roundtable discussion.

In addition to these resources, attendees have access to St. Maarten’s exciting setting and activities, with the Port of St. Maarten, the government and local businesses linking to present a WOW factor and show what cruise passengers can experience during a stay-over visit. Together, this creates the perfect forum for exchanging information and industry trends, sharing ideas, and cultivating valuable business relationships. Plus with an attendance of about one cruise executives per 10 attendees, attendees have one of the best chances to target and gain insight from cruise lines’ key decision makers who influence what goes onboard and where ships call.

The Trade Show expands this target, allowing exhibitors to capture the attention of this prominent audience. Any booth puts their product, company, or destination on attendees’ and executives’ minds, but special destination pavilion options provide the greatest impact at the Trade Show. They showcase a destination product as a team—from vendors and tour operators to destination ministries and port operators.

So if you want to establish or grow your cruise industry business, mark your calendars for October 6-10 and book your tickets for St. Maarten.

To register and/or learn more, please visit https://www.regonline.com/fccastmaarten.

CONTACT: Terri Cannici, 954-441-8881

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FCCA Conference & Trade Show Registration Now Open

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PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Registration is now open for the 2014 FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show, taking place in St. Maarten from October 6-10, 2014. The event will gather over 1,000 stakeholders from all sectors the cruise tourism industry, along with over 100 FCCA Member Line cruise executives, presidents and CEOs.

Attendees will have access to these key decision makers during a four-day series that balance business sessions and networking opportunities. These include one-on-one meetings with cruise executives of attendees’ choice, which offer a chance to promote a product or receive individualized input; social functions that foster interaction in a laid-back, engaging atmosphere; and workshops focused on current issues with panels comprised of knowledgeable industry professionals and cruise executives, along with the presidents and CEOs heading a roundtable discussion.

In addition to these resources, attendees have access to St. Maarten’s exciting setting and activities, with the Port of St. Maarten, the government and local businesses linking to present a WOW factor and show what cruise passengers can experience during a stay-over visit. Together, this creates the perfect forum for exchanging information and industry trends, sharing ideas, and cultivating valuable business relationships. Plus with an attendance of about one cruise executives per 10 attendees, attendees have one of the best chances to target and gain insight from cruise lines’ key decision makers who influence what goes onboard and where ships call.

The Trade Show expands this target, allowing exhibitors to capture the attention of this prominent audience. Any booth puts their product, company, or destination on attendees’ and executives’ minds, but special destination pavilion options provide the greatest impact at the Trade Show. They showcase a destination product as a team—from vendors and tour operators to destination ministries and port operators.

So if you want to establish or grow your cruise industry business, mark your calendars for October 6-10 and book your tickets for St. Maarten.

To register and/or learn more, please visit https://www.regonline.com/fccastmaarten.

CONTACT: Terri Cannici, 954-441-8881

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HBO Renews Game of Thrones for Fifth & Sixth Seasons

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MIAMI, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Due to its outstanding worldwide success, HBO announced the renewal of its original series Game of Thrones for a fifth and sixth season. Based on the bestselling fantasy book series by George R.R. Martin, Game of Thrones is an epic story of treachery and nobility set on the continent of Westeros, where summers and winters can last years, and only the lust for power is eternal. The award-winning series recently launched its 10-episode fourth season on Sunday, April 6th.

In addition to new characters this season, returning cast regulars include Emmy® and Golden Globe® winner Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Charles Dance, Aidan Gillen, Jack Gleeson, Kit Harington, Diana Rigg, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Alfie Allen, Jerome Flynn, Conleth Hill, John Bradley, Gwendoline Christie, Liam Cunningham, Stephen Dillane, Natalie Dormer, Iain Glen, Kristofer Hivju, Sibel Kekilli, Rose Leslie, Rory McCann, Michael McElhatton, Iwan Rheon and Carice van Houten.

Game of Thrones is executive produced by David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Carolyn Strauss, Frank Doelger and Bernadette Caulfield; co-executive produced by Guymon Casady, Vince Gerardis and George R.R. Martin; and produced by Chris Newman and Greg Spence.

For images and additional information on the series, visit www.hbolapress.com

About HBO Latin America

HBO Latin America is the premium television network leader that, in addition to being recognized for the quality and diversity of its original programming, films and documentaries, also provides services with the highest technology in SD and HD formats in more than 24 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean through its channels HBO, HBO2, HBO Signature, HBO Plus, HBO Family, HBO Caribbean, HBO On Demand, HBO GO, Cinemax, MAX, MAX Prime, MAX HD and MAX Caribbean.

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Melody Regalado

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mregalado@hbo-la.com

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Daniela Morgenstern

Tel: +1-305-347-4388

daniela.morgenstern@bm.com

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