Fifth CaribbeanTales Film Fest Opens In Barbados

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Feb. 24, 2010: The fifth Best of CaribbeanTales Film Festival opened in Bridgetown last night with a reception and inaugural screening at the Frank Collymore Hall. The festival is being held for the first time in Barbados by Trinidadian-Canadian film maker, Frances-Ann Solomon. `I am proud to […]

Three Charged In Murder Of Guyanese In Schenectady

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CaribWorldNews, SCHENECTADY, NY, Tues. Feb. 23, 2010: Police in Schenectady are seeking information on the murder of a Guyanese immigrant, the city’s first homicide for 2010. Ganesh Ramgoolam, 23, was shot five times in the upper body around 2 a.m. Saturday on Maple Avenue in Schenectady, police said. Ramgoolam was […]

Congressional Field Hearing On Census for Brooklyn

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. Feb. 22, 2010: The Congressional Committee on Information Policy, Census and National Archives will bring a field hearing on the Census to the Caribbean-populated borough of Brooklyn, NY today. The hearing titled: `The 2010 Census: Enumerating People Living in Group Quarters,` is set to get underway […]

First Mexico-Caribbean Summit Held

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CaribWorldNews, CANCUN, Mexico, Mon. Feb. 22, 2010: Caribbean leaders of the 15-member CARICOM bloc of nations kicked off their first official meeting with Mexico Sunday. The Mexico-CARICOM summit got underway in Playa del Carmen today. Many leaders arrived in Cancun Sunday aboard a Mexican Air Force plane. They included Prime […]

Jamaica`s Errol Kerr Eliminated From Skicross Competition

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CaribWorldNews, WEST VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Mon. Feb. 22, 2010: Jamaican American Errol Kerr`s shot at Olympic gold ended Sunday after the California resident failed to move beyond the quarter-finals of the competition. Kerr, the lone athlete in the Jamaica ski team at the 2010 Winter Olympics making history in Vancouver, […]

Guyana Gets First Casino

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Mon. Feb. 22, 2010: Guyana now has its first casino in the South American country. The Princess Hotel, owned by the Princess Group, opened its doors over the weekend at a cost of over US$2 million. Director of Operations for Princess Casinos in the Americas Oguz Tayanc […]

Bolt Seals 2 Million Pounds Book Deal

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. Feb. 22, 2010: World`s fastest man, Jamaica`s triple Olympic and World Championships gold medallist, Usain St. Leo Bolt, has sealed a whopping £2 million book deal.  Jonathan Taylor, the publishing director of HarperSport Non-Fiction, reportedly bought world rights in a deal brokered with Bolt`s representatives by […]