Inspired by a meeting nearly four decades ago with former Sierra Leone ambassador to Washington, John Akar, who embraced humanity, local artist Thelma Carey-Thompson has created a painting titled “Humanity” in his memory.
Nigeria suffered a shock defeat to the Republic of Congo in the Africa Cup of Nations soccer qualifiers last weekend.
Ontario’s deputy premier, Deb Matthews, reported last week on the province’s five-year poverty reduction plan and admitted the goal that had been set in 2008 of lifting 90,000 children out of poverty, thereby reducing child poverty by 25 per cent, has not been met.
Jamaica’s Minister of National Security, Peter Bunting, has announced the appointment of Carl McKay Williams as Commissioner of Police, effective September 15.
The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency says it has issued a new customs declaration form that expands the definition of family members for arriving Caribbean and other travelers.
Independent filmmakers need all the help they can get. As part of the annual Caribbean Tales Film Festival (CTFF), a market incubator program was launched five years ago to assist producers of Caribbean-themed content develop their skills in packaging and marketing their products. Participants are also offered invaluable networking opportunities with industry colleagues from Canada, the Caribbean and the rest of the world.
By LENNOX FARRELL Do you realize that long after we die, we’ll still be blessing our offspring? Or damning them? Coming from personal practices, values, beliefs, these will continue unto our second, third and other generations of …