Zoomers Association of Trinidad and Tobago in Canada

Zoomers Association of Trinidad and Tobago in Canada

On Sunday August 25th 2019, Zoomers Association of Trinidad and Tobago in Canada (ZATTIC) celebrated 10 years of bringing Trinbagonians together! Through social and cultural integration, civic consciousness through awareness and participation ZATTIC hopes to foster unity. The Association welcomes Trinbagonias, their spouses and descendents, and extends its welcome to people of Caribbean background, and […]

Caribbean-Canadian mortgage lender on Growth 500 list…. again

Caribbean-Canadian mortgage lender on Growth 500 list…. again

By Stephen Weir Canadian Business and Maclean’s Magazine have just issued their 31st annual Growth 500 rankings.  This is the industry bible of Canada’s fastest-growing companies. Caribbean Canadian Matrix Mortgage Global, the reigning two-time Brokerage of the Year (2018 & 2019) was ranked for a second consecutive year with 5-year revenue growth from 2013 to 2018 of 513% landing […]

Miss Lou was not only “a hero of deeds but of words”

Miss Lou was not only “a hero of deeds but of words”

By Lincoln DePradine. The late Dr Louise Bennett-Coverley, the internationally renowned Jamaican folklorist and poet, who also held Canadian citizenship, ought to be regarded as more than an icon, according to Jamaican-born poet and novelist Olive Senior. She made the argument at an event last Tuesday at Founders College, York University. The panel discussion, titled […]

This teacher “real bex”

This teacher “real bex”

Port of Spain, Trinidad – Disciplinary action is being taken against a female teacher of the Tranquillity Government Primary School, heard in a viral voice recording berating and threatening her students. In the interim, the teacher has been pulled from classes and the school’s principal has made arrangements for her to operate from the staff […]

8th Inter-American Meeting opens in Barbados this week

8th Inter-American Meeting opens in Barbados this week

The Organisation of American States (OAS) says the 8th Inter American Meeting of Ministers of Culture and Highest Appropriate Authorities will be held this week in Bridgetown, Barbados. The OAS said the meeting will be held under the slogan: “Strengthening the Creative Economy and Culture Sector: Repositioning the Culture Sector to Secure Sustainable Development.” “The […]

Jamaica sees increase Russia tourists

Jamaica sees increase Russia tourists

KINGSTON – The Ministry of Tourism is reporting an increase in arrivals from Russia. According to Senior Advisor and Strategist, Delano Seiveright, just under 3 000 Russian tourists visited the island between January and the end of June compared to roughly 630 for the same period in 2018. “Much of this is attributable to new, […]

Three migrants drown in Caribbean

Three migrants drown in Caribbean

Three people were killed and 11 were detained last Saturday night when a makeshift boat capsized in the Caribbean, authorities said. U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents in the Caribbean bureau said the makeshift vessel, called a “yola,” went under Saturday night with “approximately” 38 undocumented immigrants on board, according to a statement. Three drowned […]

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