Trinbago Day celebration in Ottawa on Sunday

Trinbago Day celebration in Ottawa on Sunday

Nationals of Trinidad and Tobago from Toronto and Montreal will join those from Ottawa and other  parts of Canada  in the nation’s capital for Trinbago Day celebration on Sunday. The event  presented by the Trinidad and Tobago High Commission and the Trinidad and Tobago Association  of Ottawa, will be held at  Lansdowne Park. Organizers say […]

Tourism students to host annual trade show at Seneca College

Tourism students to host annual trade show at Seneca College

Tourism  students at the Western Hospitality Institute in Jamaica will present “Crescendo,” the school’s eleventh annual trade show and professional development exercise, at Seneca College in Toronto on Friday. According to a news release, the trade show and professional development exercise for students pursuing the Bachelor of Science  degree in Hospitality Management, is being held […]

Refugee claimant held in prison ‘ for no real reason at all ‘

Refugee claimant held in prison ‘ for no real reason at all ‘

By Lincoln DePradine The lawyer for a Barbadian-born refugee claimant, who spent months in jail despite not having any criminal charges or convictions, won’t say if his client’s treatment by Canadian immigration officials had anything to do with his ethnicity. “I don’t have any evidence and I can’t say for sure,’’ Subodh Bharati told The […]

Let’s allow Haiti to develop its potential

Let’s allow Haiti to develop its potential

By Carlton Joseph The Canadian province of Quebec has become an entry point for as many as 250 migrants a day. Most of those crossing into Canada in recent days are Haitians who have been living in the United States for years.  They are reacting to the Trump administration’s announcement that it is pulling the […]

Haitian government thanks Montreal for helping asylum seekers

Haitian government thanks Montreal for helping asylum seekers

Members of Haiti’s government are in Montreal to offer thanks as their country continues to recover from environmental disasters. Two Haitian ministers arrived in Montreal Tuesday to meet with Mayor Denis Coderre. They wanted to thank the Montreal, Quebec and Canadian governments for accepting migrants—but they’re also looking for a solution to the growing number […]

Jamaican Prime Minister tells nation: ‘No reason for us to be poor’

Jamaican Prime Minister tells nation: ‘No reason for us to be poor’

KINGSTON, Jamaica  -Prime Minister Andrew Holness says Jamaica has come a far way in its 55 years of political Independence. In his message to mark, Independence Day 2017 (August 6), the  prime minister said Jamaica has overcome several challenges despite the odds. “We are a tough, courageous, purposeful and determined people. We have proven over […]

Happy Birthday, Jamaica !

We take great pleasure in extending to all our Jamaican Sistren and Brethren our thunderous Birthday Greetings, on the occasion of the 55th Anniversary of Independence of their homeland. We share in their joy and heartily endorse their right to express their pride in Jamaica’s many achievements and its outstanding international reputation for excellence in […]

Barbados win Under-15 regional tournament

Barbados win Under-15 regional tournament

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Barbados won the Regional Under-15 tournament when they beat Trinidad and Tobago by 15 runs here on Friday. Needing just a point to clinch their fourth title, Barbados claimed full honours from the contest at North Stars in the rural northern parish of St Lucy, ending on 26.4 points. Leeward Islands, meanwhile, […]

Grow economy to create confident Jamaicans – Lee-Chin

Grow economy to create confident Jamaicans – Lee-Chin

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Lamenting that young Jamaicans have never experienced economic growth in their lifetime, Michael Lee-Chin, Chairman of the Economic Growth Council (ECG), noted that the Council is focused on building the confidence of Jamaicans. Speaking on Tuesday at the Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference, the Jamaica-born Canadian billionaire, noted that very marginal growth for […]

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