Jamaica ‘s Consul General and High Commissioner returning home

Jamaica ‘s Consul General and High Commissioner returning home

Lloyd Wilks, Jamaica’s Consul General in Toronto for the past five years, whose tour of duty in Canada ends on February 28, will be returning to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kingston, Jamaica next month. Commenting on his tour of duty in  Toronto, Wilks told the Caribbean Camera, that it was “very productive and enjoyable.”  […]

The Camera spotlight two great Reggae performers and the Juno Awards agrees

The Camera spotlight two great Reggae performers and the Juno Awards agrees

By Stephen Weir Do the people who run the Juno Awards read the Caribbean Camera newspaper?  We think so. Last month our paper ran a feature by this reporter about Toronto’s all-time favourite Reggae performer Jay Douglas. The story reported Douglas dropping his first new song in years. Still going strong after some 50-years of […]

Colours of Barbados Festival on Burlington waterfront this summer

Colours of Barbados Festival on Burlington waterfront this summer

      The famed waterfront of Burlington will be transformed with the sights, sounds and tastes of the Caribbean like they have never experienced before. Colours of Barbados will infuse Burlington’s waterfront with the best of Barbadian (Bajan) culture that includes art, food, and music on June 5-7, 2020. The three-day festival will be […]

Legendary Jamaican Record store sign for Toronto Neon Museum

Legendary Jamaican Record store sign for Toronto Neon Museum

TORONTO February – Another iconic sign from Toronto’s musical past will be part of the Toronto Neon Museum collection: the double-sided sign from the legendary Record Nook. The sign was found for sale at a west-end antiques store early this year and rescued by the Downtown Yonge BIA before it fell into the hands of […]

The Trump administration pushes forward its attack on the poorest and most oppressed

The Trump administration pushes forward its attack  on the poorest and most oppressed

By Carlton  Joseph While Americans were distracted with impeachment trials, democratic primaries, Trump tweets and other ‘inconsequential matters’, the Trump administration kept dismantling the administrative apparatus of the United States  (US) government, and quietly pushing forward its attack on the poorest and most oppressed sectors of  the US society.  Of course, it is disguising its […]

Novel Coronavirus: What you need to know

Novel Coronavirus: What you need to know

FOCUS ON HEALTH Novel Coronavirus: What you need to know By Heather Aspinall Robinson Public concern remains high as the world turns its attention to the newly emerged Coronavirus.  This new coronavirus has caused an outbreak that started in Hubei, China and subsequently spread to several countries in recent months.  On January 30, 2020, the […]

An evening to inspire black men and community

An evening to inspire black men and community

This Friday, Feb 21st, The Inspiring & Empowering Youth Network will host an evening of networking followed by granting of awards to a number of longstanding stalwarts of the community. Following a reception which begins at 6pm, the special evening will feature awards to Valerie Steele, longtime community Activist and member of Black Action Defense […]

Black man who is a racism denier in charge of defending black rights in Brazil

Black man who is a racism denier in charge of defending black rights in Brazil

When Damares Alves was appointed Minister of Women, Family and Human Rights, she proclaimed that this was a “new era in Brazil: boys wear blue and girls wear pink”. “Nobody will stop us calling girls princesses and boys princes, we are going to end this abuse of ideological indoctrination,” she said in her inaugural speech […]

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