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VENEZUELA AND GUYANA JOIN WESTERN UNION'S INTERNATIONAL MONEY TRANSFER NETWORK

 UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Union Financial Services International announced today that it has begun money transfer service between the United States and Venezuela and Guyana.
 Other countries in the Western Union international money transfer network that can transmit money to Venezuela and Guyana are Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Netherlands, Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Poland, Austria, Hong Kong, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama, Costa Rica and the Caymans.
 "The Western Union international network continues to expand rapidly," said Paul Vornle, president of Western Union Financial Services International.
 "The addition of Venezuela and Guyana brings to 53 the number of countries in which Western Union International Money Transfer service is available as a fast and dependable way to send cash to anyone traveling abroad on vacation or business, and to family, friends and other individuals residing abroad," he added.
 In Venezuela, Western Union Money Transfer service is available at 36 locations of Grupo Zoom, an international courier service. Both inbound and outbound Western Union Money Transfer service will be offered in minutes at Grupo Zoom, Avenida Libertador, Edificio Xerox in Caracas. Inbound and outbound Western Union Money Transfer service is also available in minutes in the following cities: Maiquetia, Valencia, Maracay, Maturin, Puerto Ordaz, Porlamar, Maracaibo, Barquisimeto, Merida, Puerto La Cruz and San Cristobal. Western Union Money Transfers to Venezuela are paid out in bolivars.
 Inbound money transfer service to Guyana is available through Grace Kennedy Remittance Services (Guyana) Ltd. in Georgetown. Western Union Money Transfers are paid out in Guyana dollars.
 The leader in international money transfers, Western Union Financial Services has more than 20,000 money transfer locations worldwide and offers money transfer service in minutes between the United States and Canada, Europe, Central and South America, the Caribbean and Asia, and next-day service to Africa.
 Western Union Financial Services, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of New Valley Corporation (NYSE: NVL). It provides Western Union Money Transfer Services throughout the world and also provides bill-payment and other services to consumers and businesses in the United States.
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 /CONTACT: Warren Bechtel of Western Union Financial Services, Inc., 201-818-5000, or Idan Sims of Sims & Associates, Inc., 212-725-3838/
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