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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

No surprise at Trump’s remarks

By  Carlton  Joseph I am amazed that Black people are surprised by President Trump’s recent description of Haiti and other African nations as “shitholes.”  What planet are we living on?  Did we watch the election campaign that won Trump the election?  People of color need to understand that Trump was talking as he normally talks […]

Letter from the Publisher

Letter from the Publisher

At the beginning of this New Year, as we approach the 28th anniversary  of  your favourite community newspaper, I would like to say thanks to our faithful readers, advertisers and contributors and to let you know of our  exciting plans to make The Caribbean Camera more relevant to the needs of our  community. First of […]

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