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Three Charged In Murder Of Guyanese In Schenectady

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 a passenger in a car when he was shot. His ...

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BACARDI(R) Announces Digital Release of Soundtrack From ‘Island’ TV Commercial

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ — New Music Track ‘Danca Loca’ by Sao Benitez Available to buy Online Today (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100222/378135 ) BACARDI, the world’s most awarded rum, is pleased to announce the eagerly-awaited digital release of the music from its new TV commercial ‘Island’. The track, called ‘Danca Loca’, was created especially for BACARDI by legendary producer ...

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Congressional Field Hearing On Census for Brooklyn

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 from 10 a.m. on Monday, February 22, 2010 at Brooklyn ...

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Bolt Seals 2 Million Pounds Book Deal

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 Chris Nathaniel of NVA Management. The first book will be ...

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Guyana Gets First Casino

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 emphasized that the establishment would be run within the confines ...

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Jamaica`s Errol Kerr Eliminated From Skicross Competition

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, won his initial heat, but failed to qualify for the ...

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First Mexico-Caribbean Summit Held

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 Ministers Patrick Manning of Trinidad and Tobago, Denzil Douglas of ...

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George Lamming To Keynote At Best Of Caribbeantales Film Festival In Barbados

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sat. Feb. 20, 2010: The Best of CaribbeanTales Film Festival is set to launch in Barbados next week, screening some of the best Caribbean films made in recent years, alongside a symposium on Global Distribution, a Caribbean Film Market, workshops, master classes, and youth screenings. The Festival kicks off with a gala launch hosted by The Canadian ...

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Reality Show `The Bachelor,` Puts Spotlight On Saint Lucia

CaribWorldNews, CASTRIES, Saint Lucia, Fri. Feb. 19, 2010: `The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love,` episode has Saint Lucian tourism officials buzzing. The hit romance reality series, which aired for two hours on Monday, February 15 on the ABC Television Network from St. Lucia,  took Monday`s No.1 slot for non-Olympic programming in prime time from 8 to10  p.m. EST with ...

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Largest-Ever Appeal Following Natural Disaster Launched For Haiti

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Fri. Feb. 19, 2010: The United Nations and its aid partners on Thursday issued a call for nearly $1.5 billion to assist 3 million Haitians – one third of the Caribbean nation`s population – following last month`s colossal earthquake. The appeal makes it the largest-ever humanitarian appeal launched in the wake of a natural disaster. Some ...

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