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Sparrow Conscious And Responsive

Sparrow Conscious And Responsive

NEW YORK, New York, CMC – Slinger Francisco, widely regarded as the “Calypso King of the World”, has regained consciousness and is responding to medical treatment at hospital, a statement from his relatives said Tuesday. The Grenada-born Francisco, 78, has ...

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“Mighty Sparrow” In Coma In US Hospital

“Mighty Sparrow” In Coma In US Hospital

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The Mighty Sparrow, whose real name is Slinger Francisco, is in a coma in a hospital in the United States, relatives have confirmed. “The family of Slinger Francisco, The Mighty Sparrow, is sad to ...

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Let The Festival Begin

Let The Festival Begin

By Monica Joseph-McIntyre Pride Contributing Writer It’s September and the city is abuzz with anticipation and excitement as movie stars and journalists descend on Toronto for the 38th Toronto International Film Festival. Filmmakers from around the world have brought their ...

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Montserrat Says It Is Open For Hollywood Movies

Montserrat Says It Is Open For Hollywood Movies

BRADES, Montserrat, CMC – Award winning director, Benh Zeitlin, will hold talks with officials of the Montserrat Development Corporation (MDC) on the possibility of filming on the volcano ravaged British Overseas Territory. Zeitlin will be on the island for the ...

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Filming Uganda’s Own Stories

Filming Uganda’s Own Stories

By Amy Fallon KAMPALA
 (IPS) – For four years Isaac Godfrey Nabwana made and sold bricks in Kampala’s Wakalinga slum. But now, thanks to his labours, he is building what he hopes will become Uganda’s answer to Nollywood. “I was selling bricks and ...

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Cuttin’ Style Delivers!

Cuttin’ Style Delivers!

By Dwain Wellington Rattray Pride Contributing Editor The Trinidad and Tobago 51st Independence Gala in Toronto on Saturday, August 24, 2013 took the shape of the fashion show, Cuttin’ Style. To say the celebration was a resounding success would be ...

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Canada Withdraws Work Permit For Queen Ifrica

Canada Withdraws Work Permit For Queen Ifrica

KINGSTON, Jamaica CMC – Canada, last Friday, withdrew the work permit for Jamaican Reggae artiste, Queen Ifrica, following complaints from the Canada-based Jamaica Association of Gays and Lesbians Abroad (JAGLA). The activists had complained that the dancehall performer was “notorious” ...

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Cuttin’ Style: High Fashion From Trinidad And Tobago

Cuttin’ Style: High Fashion From Trinidad And Tobago

By Dwain Wellington Rattray Pride Contributing Editor Style and fashion have always been synonymous with the twin island republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Those refreshingly distinct styles are the fashion signature of Joan Pierre, who first brought Cuttin’ Style to ...

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