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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cuba`s Fidel Says He Was Near Death

CaribWorldNews, HAVANA, Cuba, Tues. Aug. 31, 2010: Former Cuban President, Fidel Castro, has admitted he was at near death when he relinquished power in 2006. Castro, in an interview with Carmen Lira Saade, editor of Mexico`s leftist daily La Jornada,  said: `I was at death`s door but I came back.` The interview was published in Spanish in the paper`s Monday ...

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Caribbean Media Exchange To Focus On Agri-Business, Sports and Faith Tourism Linkages

 CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. Aug. 31, 2010: With a month to go before Jamaica`s hosting of the 19th Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEx) on Sustainable Tourism, organizers say there is growing interest from top-level media from across the region, North America and Europe to be part of the discussions examining the Caribbean`s primary industry.  CMEx officials say inquiries are still being ...

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Portions Of The Caribbean Warned To Look Out For Earl

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Aug. 30, 2010: Several Caribbean islands were last night being warned to watch out for Hurricane Earl as the storm strengthened and was forecast to gain `major` Category 3 status. The National Hurricane Center last night said the center of Earl is forecast to pass near or over the northern Leeward Islands Sunday night and Monday. ...

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Wyclef To Skip Brooklyn Concert In Honor Of Yele

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. Aug. 30. 2010: Grammy Award-winning Hip hop singer Wyclef Jean is slated to skip a concert in honor of Yele Haiti, organized this weekend by the West Indian American Day Carnival Association. While Jean is listed on the bill, organizers on Saturday told WWRL 1600 AM`s `Caribbean Corner,` that they have been informed that the singer ...

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