T&T PM Rowley won’t deal with IMF

T&T PM Rowley won’t deal with IMF

Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley Monday reiterated that Trinidad and Tobago will not be entering into any lending program with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) even as Barbados announced over the weekend that it is approaching the Washington-based financial institution for a new loan agreement. Rowley noted that while some regional countries, most notably, Barbados […]

Son of a terrorist denied entry to Trinidad to visit mother

Son of a terrorist denied entry to Trinidad to visit mother

A 17-year-old American was denied entry into Trinidad and Tobago to visit his Trinidadian mom because his father and brother are currently listed as terrorists in the US and Trinidad. High Court Judge Justice Ricky Rahim dismissed the application to have the court review a decision by the immigration department to issue a rejection notice […]

Rhoma Spencer nominated for a Dora award

Rhoma Spencer nominated for a Dora award

By Stephen Weir The annual Dora Mavor Moore Award is the oldest and largest grouping of prizes honouring the very best in theatre, dance, and opera in Toronto. This year, the 42nd for the Awards, there are 46 different award categories up for grabs! The late Dora Mavor Moore was born in Scotland in 1888 […]

The ‘innovations’ of FMC

The ‘innovations’ of FMC

  By Anthony Joseph I recently delved into the archives of The Caribbean Camera for the year 1998 to see what had taken place at the Caribana Festival, then organized by its founders, the Caribbean Cultural Committee (CCC). There was a media launch, then the official launch of the festival, three boat rides, the king […]

The Mighty Sparrow gets baptised in New York

The Mighty Sparrow gets baptised in New York

He said that he will stop singing some songs Mighty Sparrow, the undisputed Calypso King of the World, was baptized on Saturday at Far Rockaway Beach in Queens, New York. Sparrow, 87, whose real name is Slinger Francisco, was “taken into the water of Holy Baptism by Vincentian Seventh Day Adventist Pastor, Claudius Morgan.” Morgan, […]

Trinidad and Tobago will only rise if we lift it up

Trinidad and Tobago will only rise if we lift it up

Acting Consul General Tracey Ramsubagh-Mannette, Consulate General of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago speaking in Ajax at the flag raising celebrating 60 years of Independence At the outset, I would like to thank the organizers of this flag raising and cultural show in Ajax, the TT 50 Plus and Seniors Association, the Durham Independence […]

T&T film “Lavway: Our Story” to headline CTFF’s Sweet T&T night

T&T film “Lavway: Our Story” to headline CTFF’s Sweet T&T night

By Stephen Weir During the carnival season in Toronto, a day doesn’t go by without me being asked “what is it about you that you love Carnival so much?”  I didn’t have an answer as to why I consider Carnival the best live show on earth, that is until I saw the movie Lavway: Our […]

Jamaica to host 2022 Senior Caribbean Squash Championship

Jamaica to host 2022 Senior Caribbean Squash Championship

Julian Jervis of the Cayman Islands, Chayse McQuan of T&T and Khamal Cumberbatch of Barbados are three of the top male squash players registered to challenge Jamaica’s Chris Binnie for the Individual male title at the 37th running of the Caribbean Senior Squash Championship. The one week tournament scheduled for Kingston, Jamaica,  August 21 – […]

AGO presents major retrospective of Trinidadian-Canadian painter Denyse Thomasos

AGO presents major retrospective of Trinidadian-Canadian painter Denyse Thomasos

This fall, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) presents the first major retrospective of late Trinidadian-Canadian artist Denyse Thomasos. One of the finest painters to emerge in the 1990s, Thomasos had a singular style that employed abstraction as a means to explore contemporary issues of race, the architecture of confinement and our complex relationships to […]

Incident leads to Grenada/Trinidad row

Incident leads to Grenada/Trinidad row

  By Lincoln DePradine An incident Wednesday evening in St George’s, where Grenada’s World Champion javelin thrower, Anderson Peters, was seen on video being beaten by a group of men, is being played out on several levels. It has also sparked a regional row between Grenadians and Trinidadians on social media. While members of the […]

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