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Haiti needs more than emergency response

By Admin 12.10.2016

Haiti had been on the verge of recovery in its agricultural sector with much needed crops nearing harvesting when Hurricane Matthew, packing category four force winds of 209-251 kilometers per hour (130-156 mph), tore through the nation, stopping that recovery …

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PM Browne forges closer ties with Qatar, urges relief for Haiti

Qatar PM Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al Thani greets A&B PM Gaston Browne.
By Admin 12.10.2016

DOHA: Antigua & Barbuda’s Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, has urged the Government of Qatar to provide assistance in the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. Browne travelled to Doha, Qatar last week to meet with the …

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Antigua & Barbuda solidifies relations with UAE

By Admin 12.10.2016

ABU DHABI: Antigua & Barbuda’s Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, has met with the Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, further solidifying relations with the two nations. The two …

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New Zealand gift captivates students’ interest

LATOYA JEFFERS
By Admin 12.10.2016

CHARLESTOWN: Principal of the Charlestown Primary School (CPS), Latoya Jeffers, says the recent gift of a shade house to the school from the people and Government of New Zealand is generating interest among students who are showing a willingness to …

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A Different Booklist wins Ontario Premier’s Award

Itah Sadu
By Admin 12.10.2016

By RON FANFAIR A Different Booklist made history last week by becoming the first Black-owned entity to win an Ontario Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts. The popular independent bookstore and literary cultural destination got the nod ahead of …

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BADC joins growing call to fire Peel Chief Jennifer Evans

Peel Chief JENNIFER EVANS
By Admin 12.10.2016

By TOM GODFREY One of Toronto’s foremost police watchdog groups has joined some Peel residents in demanding the removal from office of that region’s Chief of Police, Jennifer Evans, who they say is widely mistrusted in the Black community. Evans …

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Exemplary Guyanese honoured at gala celebration

Dr. Vivian Rambihar
By Admin 12.10.2016

By RON FANFAIR What better way to celebrate your 60th birthday than with members of your community? In fact, the Community Award bestowed on lawyer and university lecturer, Dhaman Kissoon, at a gala celebration recently to mark Guyana’s 50th independence …

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Kay Blair ‘made this world a better place’

Kay Blair
By Admin 12.10.2016

By RON FANFAIR Fighting back tears, Karim Blair recalled as a boy accompanying his mother – Kay Blair – almost everywhere she went. “I was often referred to as the handbag,” he told mourners at her funeral last Friday. An …

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Scholarships help physically challenged students

Minister Tracy MacCharles and Tamara Gordon presented a scholarship to Tracy Bell (center).
By Admin 12.10.2016

By RON FANFAIR Though down for the count on a few occasions, Tracy Bell has always summoned the strength to rise from the canvas and fight on. Nearly 15 years ago, the Malvern resident was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus, …

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