Trinidad & Tobago and Jamaica’s top diplomats in Toronto celebrated Shouters Day liberation last Sunday with members of the National Evangelical Spiritual Baptist Faith (NESBF) Canada at their Scarborough headquarters.
The federal government’s new Bill C-51 which, it says, is aimed at keeping the nation safe from terrorist activities by giving more power to the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), has raised a lot of concern across the country. This bill has come in, rightly we believe, for heavy criticism from many quarters.
BASSETERRE: St. Kitts & Nevis has become the second Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to impose a ban on the importation of poultry and poultry products from several U.S. states following reports of an outbreak of avian (bird) flu.
“Fifty years ago, a group of determined Americans gathered in Selma, AL and our nation would forever change as a result of their courageous actions. They were young people and students from across the South – people like Amelia Boynton Robinson, John Lewis and Hosea Williams – who organized and marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge, only to be met with intolerance and violence. They were beaten, charged by officers on horseback, and attacked with tear gas.
Stabbed at age 13 while trying to defend a friend at Centre Island’s Caribana celebrations, independent recording artist Jully Black faced some tough decisions as she recovered from the painful wound.
By TOM GODFREY At least three times a week in Toronto someone falls victim to a hate crime in which police are called to investigate. There was a 10 per cent increase in the number of …