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Player With Caribbean Roots Makes Quarter Final Of U.S. Open

CaribWorldNews, FLUSHING, NY, Tues. Sept. 7, 2010: A hard fought match on September 6th, has landed Gaël Monfils, whose roots extend to the French Caribbean, in the quarter-finals of the 2010 U.S. Open. Monfils, the 17th seed, beat fellow Frenchman Richard Gasquet at the Armstrong Stadium 6-4, 7-5, 7-5 in a dogged match Monday to advance. `I feel comfortable here. ...

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West Indian American Day Carnival Wraps Up 43rd Year

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Sept. 7, 2010: The 43rd annual production of the West Indian American Day Carnival culminated Monday with a parade of floats and skimpily-clad costumed revelers along Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, NY. The shortened parade kicked off at noon with the usual march along the Parkway of politicians, hungry for votes in the September 14th Primary Election. ...

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Slain St. Lucian Player Remembered At Soccer Match

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Sept. 7, 2010: Slain St. Lucia-born soccer star, Isidore Phillip Tisson, was on Sunday remembered in New York by his team as they played in the finals of the Digicel Caribbean Cup. While Tisson`s killer remains on the lam, his team took the field for the final match of the tourney as the crowd cheered them ...

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Cricket Broadcasters Among Guyana Cultural Association Awardees

By Allison SkeeteSpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Sept. 7, 2010: Preeminent cricket broadcaster, Guyanese Joseph `Reds` Perreira, was recently honored in Brooklyn, NY by the Guyana Cultural Association. Perreira was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony held at the Brooklyn Borough Hall on Thursday, September 2.  The cricket icon recently launched his autobiography, `Living My ...

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Bahamas Pitches In To Support Caribbean Media Exchange

 CaribWorldNews, SCOTCH PLAINS, New Jersey, Tues. Sept. 7, 2010: The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism has announced its sponsorship support of the Caribbean Media Exchange on Sustainable Tourism (CMEx), slated for the Jamaican capital of Kingston from September 30 to October 4, 2010. `It`s wonderful to be recognized in this way by the Ministry, led by Minister of Tourism Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace, ...

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New York TV Focuses On Caribbean Dishes

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK. NY, Tues. Sept. 7, 2010: Viewers of a top New York television channel got a treat over the weekend as the station showcased a number of mouthwatering Caribbean dishes that were all created from products and ingredients available in the United States. WPIX TV Channel 11 showcased the tantalizing culinary treat for the Labor Day Carnival weekend ...

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Barbados Fire Claims Six Lives

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sat. Sept. 4, 2010: Barbadians are today trying to come to grips with a robbery arson that last night claimed six lives. The fire was believed to have been started by two men armed with machetes, who robbed the Campus Trendz store in Tudor Street. The two reportedly threw an incendiary device into Campus Trendz just before ...

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Jamaica`s Tennis Star Out Of U.S. Open

CaribWorldNews, FLUSHING, NY, Fri. Sept. 3, 2010, 6 p.m.: Jamaica`s tennis star, Dustin Brown, is now sadly out of the U.S. Open. Despite a winning start to his entry at the tourney and Jamaican support in the stands today, Brown was beaten by Andy Murray of Great Britain, 7-5,6-3,6-0. Still by winning on Wednesday, Brown became the first Jamaican to ...

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Trinidadian Selected As Running Mate To Florida GOP Gubernatorial Candidate

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Sept. 3, 2010: A 51 year-old Trinidadian immigrant has been named as the running mate to Florida GOP Gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott. Scott announced his selection of Jacksonville state Rep. Jennifer Carroll, the only black Republican state legislator, as his running mate this week. Carroll is a 20 year navy veteran and former head of the ...

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UNASUR Rejects FARC`s Mediation Request

By Odeen IshmaelSpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, CARACAS, Venezuela, Fri. Sept. 3, 2010:  Two weeks after the UNASUR-brokered diplomatic fence-mending meeting on August 10 between the Presidents of Venezuela and Colombia, the political action in the region took another turn when the leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) on August 23, through an `open letter` to the Union of South ...

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