Venezuela makes surprise submission to ICJ asserting ownership of Essequibo, Guyana

Venezuela makes surprise submission to ICJ asserting ownership of Essequibo, Guyana

Venezuela has officially submitted documentation to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) asserting its ownership rights over the contested Essequibo region, currently administered by Guyana. Vice President Delcy Rodríguez shared a video on social media depicting Venezuelan representatives loading over 10 boxes of documents into a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van, destined for the Peace Palace in […]

Guyana crowns Rodeo Queen 2024

Guyana crowns Rodeo Queen 2024

During the vibrant Easter weekend, Lethem, a bustling town in Guyana, was abuzz with excitement as the annual Rupununi Rodeo unfolded, attracting crowds from far and wide. Among the talented participants, 18-year-old Attisha Eusebio from Shulinab Village stole the spotlight, clinching the prestigious title of Miss Digicel Rupununi Ranchers’ Rodeo 2024. In a field of […]

Appleton Estate launches Jamaica Rum Festival

Appleton Estate launches Jamaica Rum Festival

Last Wednesday, at The Ruins at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, an evening of celebration unfolded as Appleton Estate marked the return of the Jamaica Rum Festival. The event, attended by industry stakeholders and specially invited guests, transformed a casual Wednesday into a memorable soiree. Stefano Furini, Marketing Director at J Wray […]

LUX Carnival’s Northern Lights Illuminates Toronto Carnival

LUX Carnival’s Northern Lights Illuminates Toronto Carnival

LUX Carnival, a beacon of creativity and cultural celebration in Canada’s carnival scene, hosted its much-anticipated 2024 Toronto Carnival Costume Showcase at The Avenue Banquet Hall in Vaughan last Friday night. Themed “Northern Lights,” the event was a testament to LUX’s commitment to blending art with history and culture, offering an elegant evening filled with […]

Success of Haiti’s new council hinges on including ‘gang’ members in talks

Success of Haiti’s new council hinges on including ‘gang’ members in talks

By Carlton Joseph Dozens of US citizens were evacuated from Haiti on a State Department charter flight Sunday, and many others are waiting to be rescued as Haiti remains paralyzed by escalating gang violence and political instability.  Meanwhile, a boat carrying 25 migrants from Haiti was intercepted by Florida officials and turned over to the […]

St. Lucia to get its first technical training school for women

St. Lucia to get its first technical training school for women

In a groundbreaking move to empower women in the construction industry, Sephton Spence, the president of Kubbie Con, is spearheading the establishment of the first technical training school for women in St. Lucia, named SL Enpowher. The project aims to equip women with essential skills in masonry, framing, electrical work, plumbing, and other construction-related fields. […]

Trinidadian violinist Andre’ J. Donawa debuts in Toronto

Trinidadian violinist Andre’ J. Donawa debuts in Toronto

Toronto’s music scene is about to be electrified as Trinidadian violinist Andre’ J. Donawa makes his debut performance in the city. With a repertoire that spans genres from pop and reggae to classical and calypso, Donawa is set to deliver an unforgettable experience. Donawa’s musical journey has taken him to stages around the world, including […]

High Commissioner wants Jamaicans in the diaspora to attend Biennial Conference

High Commissioner wants Jamaicans in the diaspora to attend Biennial Conference

By Neil Armstrong Jamaica’s High Commissioner to Canada, Marsha Coore Lobban, has been very busy since her tenure started in September 2023, and now her focus is on the upcoming 10th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference in Montego Bay, Jamaica, from June 16-19, under the theme, “United for Jamaica’s Transformation: Fostering Peace, Productivity, and Youth Empowerment.” […]

Community rallies to support Barbados hospital

Community rallies to support Barbados hospital

In an inspiring display of community spirit and international solidarity, the Barbados Canada Foundation is spearheading a fundraising initiative, “Bring On The Spring 2024,” aimed at supporting the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) in Barbados. With the event scheduled for April 13th, the foundation is in a race against time to sell tickets and gather donations […]

Diddy’s family members spotted on private jet in Antigua and Barbuda

Diddy’s family members spotted on private jet in Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda recently made headlines as it was revealed that members of embattled rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs’ family were aboard his private jet when it touched down in the country earlier this week. Ambassador Lionel Hurst, Chief of Staff at the Prime Minister’s Office, disclosed this information during a post-cabinet media briefing. Speculation had […]

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