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 […]

Two black actors shine at Canadian Screen Awards

Two black actors shine at Canadian Screen Awards

Two black actors -Stephan James and Adrian Holmes – were among the winners at the Canadian Screen Awards 2017 held on Sunday night at Toronto’s Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. James won the “ Best Actor “ award for his role in the film Race, a biopic of the American Olympic champion Jesse Owens, […]

‘Please help to give me my life back’

‘Please help to give me my life back’

Ila HenryAn open letter to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship The following letter was sent to the Caribbean Camera by a 27-year old woman in St. Lucia. The letter has been forwarded to Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen and the federal Liberal Black caucus: Ila HenryDear Mr. Hussen, My name is Ila Henry and […]

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