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Caribbean Tales Film Festival For Barbados

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. Feb. `7, 20`0: The creative industries of film and television will receive a boost this month when CaribbeanTales, a Toronto-based multimedia company, brings together local, regional and international partners to showcase, discuss and promote Caribbean film. The Best Of CaribbeanTales Film Festival And Symposium`   is set for the Olympus Cinema, Sheraton Centre and at the University ...

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More Lives Claimed As Haitian School Collapses

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Tues. Feb. 16, 2010: As if there were not enough deaths in Haiti, more have reportedly died in a school collapse. Red Cross spokesman Pericles Jean-Baptiste claimed last night that a school collapsed in northern Haiti, killing three children. Jean-Baptiste said the children were in the school when a wall collapsed at about noon Monday in the ...

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Guyanese Actor, Singer Dead At 90

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Feb. 16, 2010: A Guyanese actor, singer and writer, who made history in the U.K. by becoming  the first black person to appear regularly on British television, has passed away at the age of 90. Cy Grant, widely known for his stint on the BBC`s Tonight Show, died in London on Saturday, his daughter Diana said, ...

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NY Cops Continue Investigation Into Murder Of Guyanese

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Feb. 16, 2010: New York Police last night continued their investigation into the death of a 44-year-old Guyanese who was stabbed to death early Sunday morning behind a Brooklyn gas station. Police say Anthony Blair was knifed in the neck along Atlantic Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant about 2 a.m. Sunday as he walked home from a party. ...

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Donate Airtime for Voila Mobile Users in Haiti with MoreMagic Solutions at etopuponline.com

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti and NEWTON, Mass.,  Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ — GSMA Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Spain — Communication Cellulaire D`Haiti SA (Comcel), a leading communications provider in Haiti, offering mobile service as Voila, and MoreMagic Solutions, the provider of www.etopuponline.com, a portal for purchasing airtime for international mobile phones, have established a program for donations of airtime for mobile phones in ...

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Haitian-Born Celebrity Manicurist Shows Her Love For Her Homeland

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Feb. 15, 2010: Haitian-born celebrity manicurist Myrdith Leon-McCormack is still looking for family members lost in the aftermath of the earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010. Having been in the beauty industry for over 18 years, Leon-McCormack  is well known for her talent and her kind spirit. Born in Haiti and raised in ...

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`Lighting Bolt` Strikes Again

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Feb. 15, 2010: The world`s fastest man, Usain `Lighting Bolt` has kicked off his 2010 season with another win and a new record. The 23-year-old Olympic and world 100m and 200m champion opened his 2010 season with historic victory in the 400-m at the Camperdown Classic in Jamaica over the weekend. Bolt not only won but ...

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Jamaican-Born South Florida Mayor Dead At 87

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Feb. 15, 2010: The Jamaican immigrant who made history by becoming the first black mayor to serve in Broward County, Fort Lauderdale has passed away at age 87. Samuel S. Brown reportedly died Saturday after he complained of chest pains and was rushed to the Florida Medical Center.  He was first elected by popular vote and ...

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`Haitian Carnival` Fundraising Event For Haiti

By Bevan Springer CaribWorldNews, TORONTO, Canada, Feb. 15, 2010: The Caribbean-Canadian community is being mobilized by a Pacific islander in Toronto to support humanitarian efforts for Haiti in an initiative lauded by the Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEx).  In partnership with CMEx, Toronto-based Maria Noa Habchi, of the Pacific Island of Samoa, is staging a `Haitian Carnival` cultural event on Sunday, ...

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Haiti In The Mix At NY Fashion Week

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Sat. Feb. 13, 2010: Supermodel Naomi Campbell put Haiti`s rebuilding efforts smack in the middle of this year`s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Friday night. Campbell presented `Fashion For Relief,` a spectacular charity fashion show and auction held in aid of CARE to raise crucial funds towards rebuilding Haiti`s healthcare system for mother and children. The runway show ...

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