Haitian Christmas

Haitian Christmas

HAITIAN CHRISTMAS: Members of the Caribbean Diplomatic Corps get into the spirit of the Christmas season at the 4th annual Pierspective Entraide Humanitaire (PEH) fundraising gala in support of charitable initiatives in Haiti, held last Saturday at the Don Valley Hotel and Suites. Here, Haitian Consul General Dr Eric Pierre, right, greets Jamaican Consul General […]

Wild Meat Parang Show

Wild Meat Parang Show

PARANG STARS: Singers Leon Coldero, left, and Kenny J, are pictured on the stage at the JJ Swaggat Banquet Hall in Markham where they headlined the Wild Meat Parang Show last Saturday. The event featured local band Los Amigos and other Toronto performers, and was a thrill for the crowd starved for the traditional Trinidadian Christmas […]

Pan Am Games 2019

Pan Am Games 2019

CELEBRATING: Members of the Caricom delegation are pictured with members of the Peru delegation at the announcement in Toronto last Friday that Lima was successful in its bid to host the next Pan Am Games in 2019. The announcement was made to much fanfare at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto, where delegates from […]

Outstanding Youth

Outstanding Youth

OUTSTANDING YOUTH: The 2013 Cotillion Ball was held last Saturday at the Delta Toronto East Hotel where a number of debutantes were presented to the audience. The Cotillion Ball celebrates youth who took part in a youth development program that teaches them, among other things, social graces, public speaking, etiquette, ballroom dancing and Canadian black history. […]

Barbadian Prime Minister visits Toronto

Barbadian Prime Minister visits Toronto

BARBADOS PM VISITS: Barbadian Prime Minister Freundel Stuart was in Toronto last weekend for the annual Errol Barrow dinner, a fundraising event held annually in Toronto for the island’s ruling Democratic Labour Party. Stuart met with the media at the Delta East Hotel after meeting with members of various Barbadian groups in this city, and […]

Dominican Cultural Pagent

Dominican Cultural Pagent

MADAME WOB: Participants in last year’s Madame Wob Dwiyet, a Dominican Cultural Pagent, show off their native costumes before the one-of-a-kind event, which happens again this year on September 29. The Madame Wob event intends to dazzle the multicultural communities of Canada with an array of Dominican talent including a display of cultural heritage, performances of […]

Tanuja Helps Women's Shelter in Guyana

Tanuja Helps Women's Shelter in Guyana

STAR POWER: Famous Indian movie star Tanuja, right, is lending her star power to help a women’s shelter in Guyana. The actress, who happened to be in Toronto at a time when the city is swamped by movie stars, was invited by Janet Naidu (left), an author who organised the event, to lend her name […]

Raising the Flag

Raising the Flag

Raising the flag: Consul at the Trinidad and Tobago Consulate, Vanessa Ramroop-Ramhit, unfurls her country’s flag in the presence of Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti at the Markham City Hall on Saturday in preparation to raise the flag in celebration of T&T’s 51st anniversary of Independence.  There were celebrations in Markham, Queensville and Scarborough to mark […]

A Fashion Show Celebrating T&T Fashion

A Fashion Show Celebrating T&T Fashion

The Trinidad and Tobago Heritage Group held Cuttin’ Style, a fashion show celebrating T&T fashion, at the Delta Hotel in Scarborough last Saturday to mark the country’s 51 anniversary of Independence. Our Gerard Richardson was there to bring back some of the designs that were on show from leading fashion designers such as Claudia Pegus, […]

Cutting Style

Cutting Style

CUTTING STYLE: Fashions from some of Trinidad and Tobago’s leading designers will be on show at the Delta Hotel in Scarborough (Kennedy & 401)) this Saturday at Cutting Syle, a fashion event commemorating the 51st anniversary of Trinidad and Tobago’s Independence. Here, a model showcases a piece from Robert Young, who will unveil some new […]