Guyana businessman charged for importing expired foodstuff from Canada

Guyana businessman charged for importing expired foodstuff from Canada

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – An importer is set to face legal action after Guyana authorities uncovered that he had knowingly imported expired or near expired food to put on local shelves. The substandard food items were imported from Canada by Faizal Asif Iqbal Alli, an East Coast Demerara businessman. They were shipped in four containers that […]

Tridents lift CPL trophy with impressive victory over Warriors

Tridents lift CPL trophy with impressive victory over Warriors

Barbados Tridents won their second Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) title as Guyana Amazon Warriors’ perfect season unravelled at the worst possible moment. The Warriors had won all 11 matches – including three against the Tridents – before the final, but came off second best in the face of an inspired performance from the Barbados […]

Caribbean adopts remote sensing to prepare for hurricanes

Caribbean adopts remote sensing to prepare for hurricanes

ST AUGUSTINE, Trinidad – The Caribbean is currently deploying a new technology to help it build resilience to natural disasters. Known as LIDAR, the acronym for light detection and ranging, the technology is being used to gather data that will help regional governments better predict the impacts of climate-related events and determine how best to […]

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 […]