Trinidad-Tobago and Bahamas win top culinary honours

Trinidad-Tobago and Bahamas win top culinary honours

MIAMI  – Trinidad and Tobago is the Caribbean National Culinary Team of the Year. The team won top honors in the finale of the 2018 Taste of the Caribbean culinary competition at the Hyatt Regency in Miami last Thursday evening, after also winning the Bartender, Best Non Alcoholic Drink and Beef categories. Trinidadians in winners’ […]

Summitry? But to what end?

Summitry? But to what end?

By Carlton Joseph   Congratulations to President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un on the recently concluded summit.  The pragmatic Trump finally arrived at this meeting – at least for a very brief moment.  That same week Trump showed his belligerent, bullying side to America’s allies.  He refused to sign a joint statement with the […]

‘We have to pay for our development by growing our economy’ – Jamaican prime minister Holness

‘We have  to pay for our development by growing our economy’  – Jamaican prime minister Holness

Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness  told fellow nationals in  Mississauga, Ontario last Thursday  that  Jamaica’s debt to GDP ratio will fall below one hundred per cent by the end of the financial year. “This is not a political achievement. It is a national achievement. But it is forcing us now to pay for our development […]

Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico higher than official count – study

Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico higher  than official count – study

Hurricane Maria claimed the lives of 4,645 people in Puerto Rico last year and not the 64 long pegged by the island’s government as the official death toll, according to a survey of thousands of residents by a research team led by Harvard University. The researchers estimated that most victims of the storm died between […]

Trinidad-Tobago and China sign cooperation agreements

Trinidad-Tobago and China sign cooperation agreements

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Trinidad and Tobago has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Cooperation within the Framework of the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road Initiative with China, according to an official statement issued here on Monday. The statement from the Office of the Prime Minister said […]

David Chariandy wins the 2018 Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize

David Chariandy wins the 2018 Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize

It is another win for Brother and its author, David Chariandy.  Over the weekend The West Coast Book Prize Society presented Charlandy with the 2018 Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize for writing the best work of fiction in  British Colombia. The author, formerly of Scarborough, is now living and working in Vancouver. In Brother, Chariandy tells […]

British government promises to formalise status of Windrush migrants

British government promises to formalise status  of Windrush migrants

LONDON  – The British government says Commonwealth nationals, including those from the Caribbean, who came to Britain between 1948 and 1973 would have their status formalised following the controversy that erupted over the so-called undocumented United Kingdom (UK) immigrants Home Secretary Amber Rudd in a statement to Parliament on Monday apologised for the change in […]

Grenadian Prime Minister brings ‘good news’ about oil and gas

Grenadian  Prime Minister brings ‘good news’ about oil and gas

Keith Mitchell, the recently re-elected  Prime Minister of Grenada,  told a gathering of  Grenadians in Toronto  “the good news” about the deposits of  oil and gas recently discovered in the southern waters off  Grenada.       Addressing a Town Hall  meeting on his recent flying visit to Toronto, Mitchell  reported that  the Russian company, GPG, carried out […]

Consultation on license renewal for CKFG-FM scheduled for June 19

Consultation  on license  renewal for CKFG-FM scheduled  for  June  19

The  Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) held a hearing last Tuesday to consider the application  by Intercity Broadcasting Network Inc. (Intercity) to renew the broadcasting license for the Toronto radio station CKFG-FM (G98.7). But the CRTC has not yet  handed down a decision. The Caribbean Camera has learned that ” consultation with the  Commission” on this […]

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