Work on Barbuda airport halted by court injunction Tweet on Twitter

Work on Barbuda airport halted by court injunction   Tweet on Twitter

Construction on the controversial airport development in Barbuda has been suspended following a high court injunction. The interim injunction handed down on Thursday stems from a legal challenge against the government over the international airport development. The injunction was granted after the case was lodged by Barbudans John Mussington, a school principal and marine biologist, […]

King and queen of carnival to be crowned at Lamport Stadium

King and queen of carnival to be crowned at Lamport Stadium

Extravagant costumes and talented masqueraders will be in the spotlight at the Peeks Toronto Caribbean Carnival King and Queen Showcase tomorrow night. The event at Allan Lamport Stadium in Toronto’s Liberty Village will present the creative works of masqueraders, designers and engineers of the authentic costumes that are recognized worldwide, says a news release from […]

Action can be taken against a spouse for misrepresentation

Action can be taken against a spouse  for misrepresentation

Immigration Matters Sukhram Ramkissoon Action can be taken against a spouse for misrepresentation Over the many years that I have been writing my weekly Immigration Matters column, I have had numerous  inquiries from readers about  what action could be taken against cheating spouses – persons who got married to a Canadian resident or citizen for […]

Call to ‘get on board’ to accelerate Jamaica’s social and economic development

Call to ‘get on board’  to accelerate Jamaica’s  social and economic development

By Meegan Scott “Let’s pull this together. Let’s start with Canada and create a strategy that can be replicated across the board.” So said Pearnel Charles Jr., the Minister of State in the Jamaican Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, as he  called on fellow nationals to benefit from investing  and volunteering in activities […]

Carnival Ball to raise funds for ‘SickKids-Caribbean Initiative’

Carnival Ball to raise funds for ‘SickKids-Caribbean Initiative’

Peeks Toronto Caribbean  Carnival  has announced  the launching of a “charitable partnership”  between  the Carnival and the Hospital for Sick Children  to advance the study, diagnosis and treatment of pediatric cancer and serious blood disorders in  several Caribbean countries.. In a news release, the Carnival said that it has chosen the “SickKids-Caribbean Initiative” as the […]

Cuban president addresses lawmakers as they approve new constitution

Cuban president addresses lawmakers  as they approve new constitution

HAVANA  – Cuba’s economy grew less than expected in the first half of 2018 and an ongoing liquidity crisis will force fresh belt tightening, President Miguel Diaz-Canel said on Sunday. Diaz-Canel, who replaced former President Raul Castro in April, was addressing lawmakers at a national assembly meeting after they debated and then approved a revamping […]

CIBC FirstCaribbean wins Most Innovative Bank award

CIBC FirstCaribbean wins Most Innovative Bank award

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados– Less than two months after releasing enhancements to its Mobile App and Online Banking, CIBC FirstCaribbean has been named the Most Innovative Bank in the region at the prestigious World Finance Banking Awards presented by UK-based World Finance Magazine. The bank is the only Caribbean-based bank to have been recognized at this year’s […]

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