St Lucia opposition leader defends decision to boycott GG’s swearing-in

St Lucia opposition leader defends decision to boycott  GG’s swearing-in

CASTRIES, St Lucia – Leader of the main opposition St Lucia Labour Party (SLP), Phillip Pierre has defended the decision of Opposition legislators to boycott Friday’s swearing-in ceremony for new Governor-General, Sir Neville Cenac, saying he does not have the full confidence of the population. Sir Neville, 82, was sworn in Friday at the House […]

Two bites at the electoral cherry in 2018

“What’s in it for us?” is the standard question that so many communities and business groups ask themselves in the run-up to the municipal and provincial elections that are scheduled for this year 2018. Torontonians will be doing themselves a great disservice if they consider that they are simply choosing between John Tory and Doug […]

Jamaica-born broadcast executive now ‘ out of critical care’

Jamaica-born broadcast executive  now ‘ out of critical care’

Jamaica-born Fitzroy Gordon, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Toronto radio station CKFG-FM (G98.7), who has been a patient at the Sunnybrook Hospital for more than three weeks with” serious health challenges,” is now reported  to be ” improving” and  “out of critical care.” Gordon is believed to have suffered a stroke though this has […]

Hurricane Irma triggers insurance payouts for three Caribbean countries

Hurricane Irma triggers insurance payouts  for three Caribbean countries

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – At least three Caribbean countries hard hit by Hurricane Irma are to receive a helping hand from the CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility). CCRIF SPC has announced that it will be making payouts totalling approximately US$15.6 million to the Governments of Antigua and Barbuda, Anguilla and St. Kitts […]

Hurricane Irma slams Caribbean as it heads toward Florida

Hurricane Irma slams Caribbean as it heads toward Florida

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Heavy rain and 185-mph winds lashed the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico’s northeast coast  yesterday as Hurricane Irma roared through Caribbean islands on its way to a possible hit on South Florida. The strongest Atlantic Ocean hurricane ever measured destroyed homes and flooded streets across a chain of small islands […]

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