Caribbean Tourism Ministers Lobby Commonwealth Secretariat

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. Sept. 8, 2010: A high-level delegation of Caribbean tourism ministers continued their lobbying against higher Air Passenger Duty in London this week with a meeting with the Commonwealth Secretariat. As part of a regional mission to develop closer ties and lobby the British government to chance […]

West Indian American Day Carnival Wraps Up 43rd Year

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Sept. 7, 2010: The 43rd annual production of the West Indian American Day Carnival culminated Monday with a parade of floats and skimpily-clad costumed revelers along Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, NY. The shortened parade kicked off at noon with the usual march along the Parkway of […]

Player With Caribbean Roots Makes Quarter Final Of U.S. Open

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CaribWorldNews, FLUSHING, NY, Tues. Sept. 7, 2010: A hard fought match on September 6th, has landed Gaël Monfils, whose roots extend to the French Caribbean, in the quarter-finals of the 2010 U.S. Open. Monfils, the 17th seed, beat fellow Frenchman Richard Gasquet at the Armstrong Stadium 6-4, 7-5, 7-5 in […]

Slain St. Lucian Player Remembered At Soccer Match

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Sept. 7, 2010: Slain St. Lucia-born soccer star, Isidore Phillip Tisson, was on Sunday remembered in New York by his team as they played in the finals of the Digicel Caribbean Cup. While Tisson`s killer remains on the lam, his team took the field for the […]

Cricket Broadcasters Among Guyana Cultural Association Awardees

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By Allison SkeeteSpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Sept. 7, 2010: Preeminent cricket broadcaster, Guyanese Joseph `Reds` Perreira, was recently honored in Brooklyn, NY by the Guyana Cultural Association. Perreira was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony held at the Brooklyn Borough Hall on Thursday, September […]

Bahamas Pitches In To Support Caribbean Media Exchange

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 CaribWorldNews, SCOTCH PLAINS, New Jersey, Tues. Sept. 7, 2010: The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism has announced its sponsorship support of the Caribbean Media Exchange on Sustainable Tourism (CMEx), slated for the Jamaican capital of Kingston from September 30 to October 4, 2010. `It`s wonderful to be recognized in this way […]

New York TV Focuses On Caribbean Dishes

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK. NY, Tues. Sept. 7, 2010: Viewers of a top New York television channel got a treat over the weekend as the station showcased a number of mouthwatering Caribbean dishes that were all created from products and ingredients available in the United States. WPIX TV Channel 11 showcased […]

Barbados Fire Claims Six Lives

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sat. Sept. 4, 2010: Barbadians are today trying to come to grips with a robbery arson that last night claimed six lives. The fire was believed to have been started by two men armed with machetes, who robbed the Campus Trendz store in Tudor Street. The two […]

St. Vincent-Born Jurist Is New St. Kitts High Court Judge

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 CaribWorldNews, BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Fri. Sept. 3, 2010: A Vincentian-born judge has been sworn in as the new High Court judge in St. Kitts and Nevis. Justice Errol Thomas was sworn in to the post Thursday morning by Registrar of the St. Kitts and Nevis High Court, Claudette Jenkins. Justice […]

Prices Almost As Dangerous As Earl At U.S. Open

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CaribWorldNews, FLUSHING, NY, Fri. Sept. 3, 2010: Fans attending the U.S. Open this week are being hit by a storm in their pockets that`s almost as dangerous as Hurricane Earl. Thirsty or hungry Open goers are being forced to shell out big bucks for the most basic necessities. With the […]