Physicist Stephon Alexander on his book “Fear of a Black Universe”

Physicist Stephon Alexander on his book “Fear of a Black Universe”

Close your eyes, think of the words “eccentric genius,” and one of the first images is doubtlessly that of Albert Einstein. He is defined by his characteristic hair and aloofness, too smart and preoccupied with space and time to be consumed by the minutiae of daily grooming. But the idea of genius is often affected […]

Masman Russell Charter dies at 86

Masman Russell Charter dies at 86

Russell Anselm Charter was born on April 21, 1934 on Hermitage Rd. Belmont, Port of Spain, Trinidad to mother Edna Charter and Father Edgar Leiba Jr. He died on November 14, 2021, at Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, Ontario after a brief illness. He migrated to Oshawa in 1970 where he lived for over 40 […]

Dominica supports the “One China Policy”

Dominica supports the “One China Policy”

The Commonwealth of Dominica has signed a visa-waiver agreement with the People’s Republic of China, strengthening the bilateral ties between the two countries. Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and Chinese Ambassador to Dominica Lin Xianjiang signed the agreement in a ceremony on Monday, November 22, in the presence of several other officials from both countries. […]

Windies women win first game in ICC 50-Overs World Cup qualifying campaign

Windies women win first game in ICC 50-Overs World Cup qualifying campaign

Explosive opener Deandra Dottin extended her rich vein of form as West Indies Women opened their ICC 50-overs World Cup qualifying campaign with a uncomplicated six-wicket victory over minnows Ireland Women last Tuesday. Asked to chase a meagre 160 at Old Hararians, the Caribbean side cruised to their target in the 40th over with Player-of-the-Match […]

The Bahamas through the eyes of its artists

The Bahamas through the eyes of its artists

In daydreams of The Bahamas, most of us conjure idyllic imagery of turquoise seas, golden beaches, and luxe spa sessions. While these dreams undoubtedly reflect the beautiful reality of The Bahamas, the destination is more than just secluded cays and sunsets that look as if they leapt off a canvas. The Bahamas is a proud […]

Caribbean security: the bigger picture

Caribbean security: the bigger picture

  By David Jessop In mid-November, a little noticed virtual meeting took place. It considered in the round the security threats that the Caribbean will face in future. It pointed not just to the obvious in the form of the enemy within – those involved in criminality, organised crime, and corruption – but considered an […]

PACE sends 1000 literacy and numeracy aids to 200 childhood institutions in Jamaica

PACE sends 1000 literacy and numeracy aids to 200 childhood institutions in Jamaica

  By Lincoln DePradine Students at more than 200 early childhood institutions in Jamaica are the beneficiaries of a supply of “Onetab’’, an electronic device that the Canadian donors say would allow the users – children ages three to six – “teach themselves literacy and numeracy’’. Canada-based Project for the Advancement of Childhood Education (PACE) […]

It took 30 years but Haitian adoptee finally reunites with his 5 siblings

It took 30 years but Haitian adoptee finally reunites with his 5 siblings

Thirty-year-old Michel was born in Haiti, and adopted at just five weeks old by his Canadian parents, Susette and David Prentice of Flesherton, Ontario It was March 2020, just a week before the entire world shut down, when Michel Prentice received a message on LinkedIn that changed his life. “He was like, ‘I think you […]

The Cove Eleuthera Island Re-opening in the Bahamas

The Cove  Eleuthera Island Re-opening in the Bahamas

Enchantment Group, the award-winning hospitality company behind  Mii amo, a destination spa, and Enchantment Resort, and The Tides Inn in Virginia has announced the reopening of its tranquil and secluded property, The Cove, on Eleuthera Island, Bahamas—a small, virtually undeveloped paradise, fifty miles east of Nassau. Now offering just 16 oceanfront luxury villas, The Cove […]

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