No cholera or epidemic in The Bahamas – PAHO

No cholera or epidemic in The Bahamas – PAHO

Bahamas – The Ministry of Health Bahamas and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) are reassuring the public that none of the islands in the Caribbean country is under quarantine. In a statement the ministry and PAHO said while floods can potentially increase the transmission of water-borne and communicable diseases, there is no cholera in […]

Showcase to celebrate Team Canada heading to CARIFESTA XIV

Showcase to celebrate Team Canada heading to CARIFESTA XIV

  TORONTO – A contingent of nearly 50 nationally recognized artists, arts administrators and their supporters will be hosting a special showcase prior to heading to Trinidad and Tobago for the 14th edition of CARIFESTA. The contingent is being managed by the Toronto-based, Canadian-Caribbean Arts Network (C-CAN). The C-CAN CARIFESTA Preview and Send-Off Fundraiser is […]

New group to help Dominica prepare for disaster

New group to help Dominica prepare for disaster

A cross-section of Dominican-Canadians has launched the Security Awareness of Emergencies in Dominica to address disaster preparedness and relief for the Commonwealth of Dominica.  SAFE-D (Canada) group represents a non-partisan approach to disaster preparedness, according to the group’s Executive Director Frances Delsol. “Regardless of your political affiliations, your religious affiliations, your personal affiliations, I think […]

Windies lose 6 straight despite Pooran’s ton

Windies lose 6 straight despite Pooran’s ton

The struggling Caribbean outfit were beaten by 23 runs by Sri Lanka, in a clash of two eliminated teams, at Chester-le-Street, England. Chasing a victory target of 339, TT’s Nicholas Pooran struck 118 runs off 103 deliveries, inclusive of 11 fours and four sixes, and received useful support from Fabian Allen who hit his highest […]

Jamaica Industry Minister here to talk about Agriculture

Jamaica Industry Minister here to talk about Agriculture

By Stephen Weir Earlier this month a birthday party was held at the posh Windsor Arms Hotel along Toronto’s Mink Mile.  And while the 50 or so guests were there to mark Jamaican Minister ’s 67th birthday, most in attendance also wanted to talk about medical ganja. Members of Toronto’s black business and political communities […]

Deception – When three Christian women go online to land a man

Deception – When  three Christian women go online to land a man

By Stephen Weir Marcie Brown’s new play, Deception, has left the city of Brampton in stitches. It wasn’t just the down-home Caribbean humour. It was the twists and turns of a Jamaican Canadian story that could be true. Or is the well-known playwright and actress just messing with us? “What we saw in Brampton and […]

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