The Caribbean Women’s Power Lunch for women of power

The Caribbean Women’s Power Lunch for women of power

By Jennifer Slay That saying “build it and they will come” made famous by the movie Field of Dreams over 30 years ago still holds true today.  Kerra Denel, a Trinidadian entrepreneur, humanitarian and founder of CWPL – Caribbean Women Power Lunch, was looking for a space where she could connect and develop relationships within […]

Brampton Hip Hop artist Haviah Mighty wins $50K Polaris Music Prize

Brampton Hip Hop artist Haviah Mighty wins $50K Polaris Music Prize

The star Polaris is 408 light years from Earth.  At the rate Haviah Mighty’s career has taken off, she should be there any day now! The Brampton Hip Hop artist won it all Monday night at the Carlu Hall in Toronto.  Not only did she win the Polaris Music Prize but her performance at the […]

Canadian contingent makes lasting impact at CARIFESTA

Canadian contingent makes lasting impact at CARIFESTA

By Dayo Kefentse The contingent representing Canada during the 14th edition of The Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA) will be remembered as a unique and trendsetting addition to the festival. Canada was the only country with a Caribbean diaspora delegation participating in this year’s festival.  The 10-day feast of Caribbean culture held in Trinidad and […]

Dr. Julius Garvey speaks to the people about emancipation

Dr. Julius Garvey speaks to the people about emancipation

Last Monday Dr. Julius Garvey was a special guest at what was billed as “Black Economic Renaissance, An Evening with Dr. Julius Garvey & Guests.” The event, held at the Jamaica Canadian Association, was hosted by the Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Emancipation 400 Jubilee Committee. Dr. Garvey is the son of […]

Mitzie Hunter eyes Liberal Party leadership

Mitzie Hunter eyes Liberal Party leadership

By Nicole Georges Candidate for the 2020 Ontario Liberal party leadership race, Mitzie Hunter, is confident her political experience and promise of strong leadership, can revamp the fortunes of the Liberal party. Hunter, in an exclusive interview with Caribbean Camera, outlined her strategy for rebuilding public support for the Liberal Party, “Should I be elected […]

T&T govt minister and husband arrested

T&T govt minister and husband arrested

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Police in Trinidad and Tobago are still questioning Public Administration Minister Marlene McDonald and her husband, Michael Carew, in an investigation into corruption allegations after members of the Fraud Squad searched their home and arresting them last Thursday. The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) said in a statement that […]

What you need to know about the Carnival’s Crown Jewel

What you need to know about the Carnival’s Crown Jewel

Sure the parade is in its 52nd year and it is very much the same old same old. However, there are additions and changes to the grand old Grand Parade that spectators should be aware of in order to get the most out of the August 3rd world famous road march. First of all the […]

Gay Man challenges Dominica’s Anti-LGBT Laws

Gay Man challenges Dominica’s Anti-LGBT Laws

ROSEAU, Dominica – A gay man, who has chosen to remain anonymous for his own protection, has filed a landmark claim challenging Dominica’s homophobic laws that criminalize “buggery” and “gross indecency”. A statement from the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, which is providing legal support along with the University of Toronto’s International Human Rights Programme and […]

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