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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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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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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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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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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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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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Errol Kerr To Represent Jamaica Sunday In Vancouver

CaribWorldNews, VANCOUVER, Canada, Fri. Feb. 19, 2010: Jamaican American skier, Errol Kerr, is set to represent Jamaica on the ice at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver this Sunday. Kerr is set to compete in the Men`s Ski Cross competition which is set for Feb. 21 at 9:15 a.m. PST. The qualifiers for the event will take place at Cypress Mountain. ...

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Haitian American Census Advisory Board Member Survives Haiti Quake

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 19, 2010: A member of the US Census Bureau`s Race and Ethnicity Advisory Committee and vice-chair of the African-American Committee is lucky to be alive, after surviving the deadly earthquake of January 12th in Haiti. Dr. Linda Marc, who is an epidemiologist at the Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research at Cambridge Health Alliance, ...

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