A new name for an old park

A new name for an old park

Should it be called Santo Domingo Baseball Park? Or just Caledonia Park? Well, a growing  numbers of people in Toronto who play  baseball and  take part in other community activities in Caledonia Park, want to rename it ” Santo Domingo Baseball Park.” Community  activist  Luis Feliz Cambumbo who hails from the Dominican Republic and  like […]

Canada would consider lifting visa requirements for Antigua-Barbuda if the two-island state improve its programs – Trudeau

Canada would consider lifting visa requirements for Antigua-Barbuda  if the two-island  state improve its programs – Trudeau

HALIFAX  – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that his government will consider lifting visa requirements for Antiguan and Barbudans if “significant improvements” were made to their country’s Citizenship by Investment Program (CIP). At a recent town hall meeting here, Trudeau was asked about the visa  situation. A member of the audience from Antigua and Barbuda […]

Canada Soccer names roster for Women’s U-20 Championship in Trinidad-Tobago

Canada Soccer names roster for Women’s U-20 Championship in Trinidad-Tobago

Canada Soccer has named the 20 players who will represent Canada at the CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championship in Trinidad and Tobago, which serves as the qualification tournament for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 to be held later in the year. The tournament running from  January 17 to  January 28 will see Canada, […]

Whitby MP to receive Madiba Award

Whitby MP  to receive Madiba Award

Grenada-born Celina Caesar-Chavannes, MP for the riding of Whitby, will receive the Madiba Award at the 11th Annual Durham Black History Month Celebration in Ajax, Ontario on February 3. (The  term Madiba signifies respect  and endearment and is one of the names by which Nelson Mandela was affectionately known.) The Award honours a leader of […]

CARICOM slams Trump’s remarks

CARICOM slams Trump’s remarks

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has said that it is deeply disturbed by the use of derogatory and repulsive language reportedly used by U.S. President Donald Trump in referring to Haiti, one of its member states, and other developing countries. A statement from the Secretariat at the weekend said the grouping “condemns in the strongest terms, […]

Caribbean nationals can again apply for DACA

Caribbean nationals can again apply for DACA

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration says it will resume accepting renewal requests for a program that shields from deportation young Caribbean and other immigrants who were brought illegally to the US as children. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on Saturday said that “until further notice,” the Obama-era program, Deferred Action for Childhood […]

Outrage Over Trump’s ‘shithole’ remarks

Outrage Over Trump’s ‘shithole’ remarks

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti— Haiti’s government has condemned United States President Donald Trump’s reported remarks about its people as “racist”. And it has lodged a complaint with the US Embassy. Trump reportedly referred to Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as “s…hole countries” during a White House meeting with lawmakers on immigration reform last week, questioning why […]

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