Former refugee now minister of refugees

Former refugee now minister of refugees

Ahmed Hussen, the first Somali-Canadian elected to the House of Commons and MP for the  Toronto riding of York South-Weston, replaced  John McCallum as minister of immigration, refugees and citizenship in a cabinet shakeup  on Tuesday. McCallum, a former bank economist, leaves a 16-year political career as the MP for Markham-Thornhill to become Canada’s ambassador […]

Publisher-Editor to receive award for Excellence in Media

Publisher-Editor to receive award for Excellence in Media

Anthony Joseph, president and publisher-editor of The Caribbean Camera, has been selected as the 2017 recipient of  the award for Excellence in Media by the African Canadian Achievement Awards (ACAA) organization of Toronto. The selection committee of the ACAA chose Joseph for the award for the ” achievements and accomplishments he has attained” as president […]

Hidden Figures: Story of a victory over white supremacy and sexism

Hidden Figures: Story of a victory over white supremacy and sexism

By Ian Xun Hidden Figures is an incredibly inspiring film that you and your children should  see before  it exits the theatres. It is a triumphant story about  the genius and foresight  of black women  that went untold for far too long. The film is set in the early 60s,  and chronicles the critical work […]

Haiti certifies presidential win for Moise

Haiti certifies presidential win for Moise

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A businessman from northern Haiti who has never held political office was certified last week as the official winner of the November presidential election  following a ruling by an electoral tribunal that found no evidence of large-scale voter fraud. The Provisional Electoral Council published final results showing that Jovenel Moise easily won […]

Jamaica-born British couple allowed to apply for permanent resident status from within Canada

Alan and Alice – not their real names – are a Jamaica-born British couple who traveled from their home in   the United Kingdom to Canada from time to time to visit their daughter and her two Canadian-born children in Toronto. While these visits to Canada brought great joy to the couple, all too soon they […]

Violent weekend in St. Lucia

CASTRIES, St Lucia — At least six people were killed in various incidents in St Lucia over the weekend, less than four days after Prime Minister Allen Chastanet said he was convinced that criminals were people “who are destroying our livelihoods”. Police said that they had detained one woman on Sunday night in connection with […]

Five outstanding students receive Tringo scholarships

Five outstanding students receive Tringo scholarships

Avery Williams  lost an eye to cancer at three years of age and her hearing is  impaired. But the 19- year old Humber College student who is studying jazz performance- voice focus, is more than ever determined to make it as a singer/composer. And on Saturday night, she impressed hundreds present at the Tringo sports […]