Guyana’s first oil lift – tanker arrives to make history

Guyana’s first oil lift – tanker arrives to make history

GEORGETOWN– The Marshall Islands-registered crude oil tanker, Yannis P, has arrived in Guyana as the country will soon lift the first one million barrels of crude from the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana. Production in Guyana commenced on December 20, last year, less than five years after the first-ever commercial discovery in the South American country […]

Action needed to improve poor health and disadvantage in the youth justice system

Action needed to improve poor health and disadvantage in the youth justice system

Children and adolescents detained in the youth justice system experience poor health across a range of physical and mental health domains, according to new research. In the first global review, researchers from the University of Melbourne, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) and University of Sheffield in the UK have examined the health of detained adolescents […]

Asafa Powell’s statue to be unveiled in Jamaica on Feb 9

Asafa Powell’s statue to be unveiled in Jamaica on Feb 9

  The statute of Olympian and former world record holder over 100 metres, Asafa Powell, is to be unveiled at Independence Park at the National Stadium in Kingston on Sunday, February 9. That’s according to the Minister of Sport, Olivia Grange who has said all is on track for next month’s unveiling. She gave the […]

BVI on high alert for earthquakes

BVI on high alert for earthquakes

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands — The Government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is now on high alert following the recent increase in earthquakes in the region. According to the information and education manager with the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), Chrystall Kanyuck-Abel , the organisation is keeping a close eye on all earthquake-related activity. […]

Barbados PM says US seeking to divide region

Barbados PM says US seeking to divide region

BARBADOS Prime Minister and Caribbean Community (Caricom) Chair Mia Mottley, in a stinging rebuke of the Donald Trump Administration, says her Government will not participate in upcoming multilateral round table discussion between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and selected Caribbean leaders. The meeting, she said, serves to divide the region. “I am conscious that […]

Obsidian Theatre going through change

Obsidian Theatre going through change

Theatre Shorts By: Stephen Weir The Obsidian Theatre, Canada’s leading culturally diverse theatre company is now going through a major change.  After twenty years, the theatre’s founder and CEO has retired. He has been replaced by a young African Canadian director who will take over the running of the company in August. Philip Akin has been acting […]

Caribbean Diaspora Entrepreneurs Network launched

Caribbean Diaspora Entrepreneurs Network launched

The Community of Practice for Caribbean Immigrant Entrepreneurs ( CoP) has launched its global network and map for diaspora entrepreneurs, their peers in the Caribbean, affiliates in host countries, and venture capitalists. The Caribbean Diaspora Entrepreneurs Network  and map will allow members to share information about the products and service they offer, talents or skill […]

York school board to hire coaches to help Black high school grad

York school board to hire coaches to help Black high school grad

The York regional district school board has embarked on a brand new campaign to increase the success of black student population. They have done so by putting their money where their mouth is by creating two new positions to work with and mentor black students within the York school system who are struggling to graduate. This program is based on […]

Obama helps with creating an economic conscious society

Obama helps with creating an economic conscious society

By Gwyn Chapman Rhiannon Rosalind is by far one of Canada’s most relevant and conscious leaders.  She is the CEO of the Economic Club of Canada, an organisation with an impressive record of presenting a platform for North America’s top decision makers, in politics, social development, and business. Rhiannon has hosted an event with First […]

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