Many U.S. Foreign-Born College Kids Are Caribbean

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. Feb. 24, 2010:  Over  40 percent of foreign students in U.S. colleges are from the Caribbean. That’s according to Education USA. Tim Wright, the organization’s regional educational advising coordinator for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, said this week that between 2008 and 2009, the Caribbean […]

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 […]

CaribbeanTales Film Festival Gets Underway In Barbados Today

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Tues. Feb. 23, 2010: The Best of CaribbeanTales Film Festival gets underway in Barbados today with a gala launch hosted by The Canadian High Commission. The event is set for this evening, Tuesday, February 23rd from 6 p.m. AST at the Frank Collymore Hall and will feature […]

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 […]