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Memorial Service Set For Murdered Saint Lucian Footballer

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Weds. Sept. 1, 2010: Members of the Saint Lucian community in New York are set to gather this evening in Brooklyn to celebrate the life of slain soccer star, Isidore Phillip Tisson. Tisson, 27, was shot to death execution style in Brooklyn early Monday morning, August 30th, 2010. He died from gunshot wounds to his head in ...

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The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Can Open the Door to the Cruise Industry Around the World

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — If you want to showcase your destination, company or product to cruise executives, destination governments, tour operators, ship agents and all facets of the industry spanning the globe from Europe, Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America, then the 17th Annual FCCA Conference & Trade Show in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic is the place ...

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Jamaica`s Sunshine Girls Cop Lime Caribbean American Netball Cup

CaribPR Wire, Weds. Sept. 1, 2010: Multiple champions Jamaica completed an unprecedented double last Sunday at Lincoln Terrace Park in Brooklyn, NY when the New York Sunshine Girls were again crowned champions in both the senior and junior divisions of the LIME-sponsored Caribbean American Netball Association`s (CANA) Caribbean Cup Tournament. Oozing confidence, the New York Sunshine Girls beat back all other ...

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St. Kitts Sees Minimal Effect From Earl

CaribWorldNews, BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, weds. Sept. 1, 2010: The St. Kitts Tourism Authority last night insisted the island only sustained minimal damage from the passage of Hurricane Earl on Monday, August 30th. The Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport and the island`s Port Zante cruise pier were reopened early Tuesday morning and are conducting business as usual, the Authority said.  Officials said ...

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Fireworks Help Mark Trinidad And Tobago`s Independence Anniversary

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Weds. Sept. 1, 2010: Fireworks last night helped mark the 48th anniversary of the independence of Trinidad and Tobago. The fireworks started at 8 p.m. in Port of Spain, around the Queen`s Park Savannah, and at the same time from the San Fernando Hill and Scarborough. Forty received awards in commemoration of the anniversary. Four persons were ...

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Player With Caribbean Roots Into Second Round Of U.S. Open

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Weds. Sept. 1, 2010: A 24-year-old tennis player with roots in the Caribbean has moved on to the second round of the U.S. Open, which got underway in Flushing, Queens on Monday, Aug. 30th. Gael `La Monf“ Monfils got past the big-serving American Robert Kendrick in his opening round match, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-4, to advance ...

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HBO Receives 25 Primetime Emmy Awards

SAO PAULO and LOS ANGELES, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ — HBO® received 25 Primetime Emmy® Awards, the most of any network at the 62nd Primetime Emmy® Awards Show, which took place Sunday night in Los Angeles. The miniseries, `The Pacific,` headlined the list of awarded programming, with 8 Emmys®, while the HBO® original made-for-TV film, `Temple Grandin,` was awarded 7, and ...

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Guyana Hopes Lower Fuel Cost Will Mean Reduced Air Fares

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tues. Aug. 31, 2010: Guyana`s President Bharrat Jagdeo is hoping a plan to purchase lower-cost jet fuel from neighboring Venezuela will help lower airfares to the South American nation and attract new airlines. Jagdeo revealed Monday that the state-owned Guyana Oil Company has reached a deal to import jet fuel from Venezuela for at least 2.35 per ...

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Biography Of Jamaica`s Lightning Bolt For Release Thursday

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Aug. 31, 2010: Jamaica`s Usain `Lighting` Bolt`s rise to the top has now been captured in his own   illustrated biography. The Bolt biography is due to be released on Thursday but the triple Olympian kicked off his book tour in London Monday with a stop on The One Show. Bolt`s first autobiography is entitled `9.58` and ...

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Turks and Caicos Warned To Look Out For Earl

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Aug. 31, 2010: The Turks & Caicos islands was last night in the path of Hurricane Earl, now a major category four hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane wind scale. At 11 p.m. last night, the center of Earl was moving toward the west-northwest near 14 mph with the storm expected to make a turn towardthe northwest ...

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