Mississauga Travel’s Lallan Roopnarine dead at 67

Mississauga Travel’s Lallan Roopnarine dead at 67

Lallan Roopnarine, former owner of Mississauga Travel, was born in Penal in South Trinidad in 1952 and died after a short fight with pancreatic cancer on Tuesday September 17 2019 in Mississauga. Lallan came to Canada in 1975 where he worked in the travel industry until he opened his very popular Mississauga Travel in 1990, […]

Retired Trinidad-born professor dies in Winnipeg at 78

Retired Trinidad-born  professor dies in Winnipeg  at 78

Retired Trinidad-born professor Deo Harry Poonwassi died at his home in Winnipeg on Sunday. He was 78. Poomwassi who taught for several years at the University of Manitoba and Brandon  University, suffered a stroke last April. Former Trinidad and Tobago foreign minister Winston Dookeran, a graduate of the University of Manitoba, told the Caribbean  Camera […]

Robert Mugabe

Robert Gabriel Mugabe died within the last fortnight. The floodgates of Western criticism were opened. It seems that Mugabe’s professional life and rule of post-independence was one of unrelieved violence and failure. We wish to enter a most profound disagreement with these gloomy and biased assessments. We believe that during Mugabe’s long reign as President, […]

Hundreds bid last farewell to Dr. Audley James

Hundreds bid last farewell to Dr. Audley James

Last Sunday, hundreds came out to say their last farewell to the late Dr. Audley James. In tributes that came from a number of his fellow pastors and moving testaments from his three children, the well-known pastor’s highly accomplished life was shared by all. Civic and community representatives, fellow clergy, city councilors, provincial politicians, and […]

Kenrick Georges, composer of St Kitts-Nevis anthem, dead at 64

Kenrick Georges, composer of St Kitts-Nevis anthem, dead at 64

Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris extended his heartfelt condolences, and those of the Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis, to the family and loved ones of Mr. Kenrick Anderson Georges. Mr. Georges, who wrote the music and lyrics for the stirringly patriotic Oh Land of Beauty! – the national anthem of the Federation […]

Joe Grant: A life well lived

Joe Grant: A life well lived

This past weekend the Caribbean community gathered to say a last farewell to Joseph Oswald Clarendon Grant, a community stalwart who passed away on August 14th in Toronto at the age of 86. To those who crossed his path he was simply known as Joe, and was the second of four children born in Mahaica […]

Dr. Joseph Osward Clarendon Grant is dead

Dr. Joseph Osward Clarendon Grant is dead

GRANT, Dr. Joseph Osward Clarendon  –  Dr. Joseph Grant, familiarly known as Joe, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre. He was the beloved husband of Agnes, loving father of Sean and Joy, brother of Ornette Willis, Andrea Price, predeceased by his brothers Rudolph and Cedric. Uncle of Carl, Carol, Marcia, […]

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