Saving Wakanda before the bad guys can destroy the world

Saving Wakanda before the bad guys can destroy the world

Review Black Panther By Oya Xun It is the morning after, and the brilliant orange of a Scarborough sunrise transports me back to the awe-inspiring sunset and imagery of WAKANDA. Although a composite city patterned after an African state, Wakanda was created from scenes shot in South Korea, Argentina, and Georgia seamlessly integrated with aerial […]

Jamaican prime minister urges artistes to promote peace and love through music

Jamaican prime minister urges artistes to promote peace and love through music

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Prime Minister Andrew Holness has urged recording and performing artistes to play an integral part in the fight against crime by using their music as a source of inspiration to promote peace and love in the society. Holness, who was speaking at a Reggae Month reception last week said while music sometimes […]

Haiti’s former president Martelly banned from carnival in Jacamel and Gonaives

Haiti’s former president Martelly banned from carnival in Jacamel and Gonaives

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -Former Haiti’s president Michel Martelly, aka Sweet Micky, has been banned from performing at carnival in the cities of Jacmel and Gonaives. Both cities have banned Sweet Micky. the former president’s gyrating alter-ego from performing at their carnivals after religious leaders, feminists and human rights groups launched a protest of Martelly’s participation in […]

‘Become fighters for justice and equality’

‘Become fighters for justice and equality’

Members of the Black community in Hamilton were urged on the  weekend to continue to  fight  for the  things that the late Lincoln Alexander fought for in the  1960s  and ’70s. Speaking  at Lincoln Alexander Day celebration, Hamilton  City Councillor Matthew Green warned that if  they do not continue the fight,  ” no matter what  […]

Calls for greater priority to be given to outsourcing sector in the Caribbean

Calls for greater priority to be given to outsourcing sector  in the Caribbean

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Given the existing contribution of the outsourcing sector to job creation in the Caribbean region, coupled with its potential for expansion, calls are being made for greater levels of priority to be given to the outsourcing sector. Executive Director of the Caribbean Export Development Agencysaid more needs to be done by regional governments […]

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 […]

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