Three-time Olympic gold medallist and four-time World champion Veronica Campbell-Brown will lead about three dozen Caribbean athletes in the Adidas Grand Prix here next week. The Grand Prix, the third meet of the glitzy, multi-million dollar Diamond League, will be held May 25 at Icahn Stadium on Randall's Island here, reports CMC. It will feature dozens of international superstars, including ...
An Indian-origin woman in Trinidad amp; Tobago, who sold a winning lottery ticket, stands to get a part of the 20.4 million Trinidadian dollars (approx $3.17 mn). An official of this country's National Lotteries Control Board (NLCB) said Kamla Bhooklal was entitled to "a fixed percentage of the prize money", the Trinidad amp; Tobago Express reported Friday. However, the winner has remained a ...
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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd ( ) recently declared the promotion of Jason Liberty as the chief financial officer (:CFO) effective immediately. Liberty will replace Brian Rice who will retire from the company in the spring of 2014. The leaving CFO Brian Rice has served Royal Caribbean immensely for more than 20 years and played a pivotal role in improving growth, profitability and efficiency of ...
Fashion designer Donna Karan walks through the art gallery during her visit to Little Haiti at the Discover Haiti Exhibition in Miami, Friday, May 17, 2013. Karan is among the designers and celebrities who have advocated for Haitian artisans since a catastrophic earthquake shook the Caribbean country in 2010. (AP Photo/Alan ...
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Like the works of the early French New Wave or Eisenstein's silent films, Juan Antonio Bardem's Death of a Cyclist (Muerte de un ciclista) is a film forged from theoretical and ideological conviction. Produced in Spain under the Franco regime, where cinema had be ... ...
The surviving director, Jamaican businessman Denis Lalor, told the Express yesterday shortly after the CAL board was fired by Finance Minister Larry Howai that he does not believe the acquisition by CAL of Air Jamaica’s routes in 2011 was the reason the company has found itself facing multi-million-dollar ...
International tourist arrivals to the Caribbean region are projected to reach 30 million by the year 2030, according to the Tourism Towards 2030 forecast from the UN World Tourism Organization. The Caribbean received a total of 21 million tourist arrivals in 2012. That was announced this week at the 55th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for the Americas, which is being held in San Jose, Costa ...
Buildings line the shore of Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands, Friday, May 17, 2013. Richard Branson, the adventuring CEO and founder of the Virgin Group of companies is co-hosting a two-day meeting at Necker Island, his home in the British Virgin Islands, where he has developed an ultra-exclusive eco-resort that showcases renewable energy technology, reintroduced flamingoes, imported ...
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The Cuban journalist Rosa Miriam Elizalde denounced on Tuesday the aggression by the United States against Cuba and U.S. government funds in the millions delivered to counterrevolutionary groups. About 75% of Cubans have lived under a blockade. Besides the economic war, there are media campaigns, plans of destabilization and terrorist ...
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He is the most evil, vile, demonic criminal. He is dead to me. There will be no visits, there will be no phone calls. He can never be Daddy again. I have no sympathy for the man.
Gregg was speaking about her father Ariel Castro who allegedly kidnapped, raped and held captive for a decade, three young women in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Sprint legend Usain Bolt has announced that he will compete at the Diamond League meeting in Zurich in August.
The Jamaican runner confirmed his appearance at the meet in a statement on the International Association of Athletics Federations' website Monday.
Bolt says he is eager to return to Switzerland's largest city, as he loves the electric atmosphere at the stadium.
"I am excited to go back to Zurich," he said in a statement on the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) website.
"I love the electric atmosphere at the stadium and both the competition and the events during the week of the meeting are always extremely well-organised."
The fastest man on the planet says he will decide whether to run the longer or shorter sprint nearer to the time of the meeting August 29.
Bolt's appearance will be his first outing after the World Athletics Championships in Moscow from August 10-18, where he will be hoping to regain the world title he lost to training partner Yohan Blake in Daegu, South Korea, in 2011.
Bolt won last year's 200-metre at Zurich in 19.66 seconds.
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