Jamaica National Money Services now open in Brampton

Jamaica National Money Services now open in Brampton

By Lincoln DePradine A small but enthusiastic group of Jamaicans was present at Kennedy Square Mall in Brampton on Friday morning at the official opening of JN Money’s newest outlet. Horace Hines, Managing Director of JN Money Services, owners and operators of the Jamaican company, JN Money, noted at the official opening of its Brampton […]

International Court to hear Guyana/Venezuela border dispute next month

International Court to hear Guyana/Venezuela border dispute next month

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The border dispute between Guyana and Venezuela is set to go before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) next month. The ICJ has scheduled a hearing for the week of March 23, on the controversy arising from Venezuela’s contention that the Arbitral Award of October 3, 1899 establishing the boundary with Guyana […]

US sanctions puts Trinidad-Venezuela gas deal on hold

US sanctions puts Trinidad-Venezuela gas deal on hold

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad –The Trinidad and Tobago Government disclosed that a 2013 agreement with Venezuela for the joint development of a natural gas field straddling their maritime border has been put on hold. And Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has blamed the decision on the United States’ imposition of sanctions on Venezuela’s state-owned oil […]

St Lucia marks 40th year of independence with over 400,000 visitors

St Lucia marks 40th year of independence with over 400,000 visitors

The latest figures indicate that Saint Lucia has surpassed all previous records set with regards to stay-over arrivals. For the period January to December 2019, Saint Lucia recorded 423,736 stay-over visitors; the highest in the island’s history. This year marked the first time that the destination broke the 400,000 mark in stay-over arrivals in a […]

No need for more studies to address anti-Black racism

No need for more studies to address anti-Black racism

By Lincoln DePradine Political leaders do not need “more studies’’ to address anti-Black racism in Canada, including in the City of Toronto, which is “segregated by race and income’’, according to speakers at a Black History Month (BHM) event. “Anti-Black racism in all of its manifestations continues to negatively impact Black life in all facets […]

Jamaica government considering performance-based pay for ministers

Jamaica government considering performance-based pay for ministers

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica government is considering performance-based pay for ministers as part of measures to transform the public sector. Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the disclosure while addressing the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation’s general staff meeting last Thursday, when he commended the country’s permanent secretaries for agreeing to a performance-based […]

R&B Artist “Tank” to headline 2020 Black Diamond Ball

R&B Artist “Tank” to headline 2020 Black Diamond Ball

By Nicole G.Bennett American R&B artist Tank, will be the headliner at the 2020 Black Diamond Ball, to be held on Saturday, February 29, at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel. The Ball is the brain child of ArtXperiential Artistic Director, Shawn Cuffie, who created the event five years ago, “When I introduced this event, I […]

Get trained for available jobs in skilled trades

Get trained for available jobs in skilled trades

By Lincoln DePradine After reading a Caribbean Camera article on the shortage of Black Canadians in the skilled trades, J.R. Dash decided she was going into training to become a professional carpenter. In keeping with her planned career change, Dash embarked on a 10-week training course and is now in the first year of an […]

National Black History Month Expo scheduled for February 1st

National Black History Month Expo scheduled for February 1st

By Lincoln DePradine The chief organizer of an upcoming Black History Month (BHM) expo in Toronto is looking forward to the day-long activity, saying a matter relating to a single complaint of the 2019 event had been resolved. “The whole idea behind the expo is to really showcase Black culture in Canada,’’ said Kingsley Cato, […]

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