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Canada’s Simone Da Costa Keeps Rising to Literary Prominence with her New Book – I Am Beautiful: When I Look at Me, I See…

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Canadian writer Simone Da Costa has written another inspirational that aims to become a bestseller. This young adult non-fiction, I Am Beautiful: When I Look at Me, I See…, conveys that beauty and value exist within young women all over the world. Da Costa says, “This book is very dear to my heart and was […]

Human Trafficking: The Curse of Modern Civilization?

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The most brazen and notorious crime of modern civilization is human trafficking. It is the brutal curse of human society. It is the loud roar of a speechless obloquy. It is a gross infringement of human rights and dignity, yet human trafficking continues to be applauded with a sacred guilt among aristocrats and capitalist in […]

50 plus 1 Black Canadians who are on the Rise in 2015

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This list was compiled by Devon Haughton and Patti Ann Trainor, (with the assistance of Oraldeen Haughton) after asking members of the GTA Black community for their recommendations. This came about after the Toronto Star’s story of Ten Up and Coming People to watch in 2015 excluded Black people. We honour all the leaders and […]

Caribbean Beauties in Miss World 2014

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Joitza Henriquez  (Miss Aruba) is 22 years old and she is currently studying Biology & Medical Laboratory Research, she hopes to continue her studies in veterinary medicine and become an equine specialist, eventually opening her own clinic. Joitza Henriquez loves horseback riding, an activity she has even given lessons for in the past. She owns […]

Sarah A.Wescot-Williams, Prime Minister of Sint Maarten

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  Sarah Wescot-Williams is the Prime Minister of Sint Maarten. Her political career culminated on October 10, 2010 when she became the first Prime-Minister and Minister of General Affairs of St. Maarten. This is the date that St. Maarten achieved its political status as a country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. She was sworn in […]

Author Theresa A. Campbell, Positively impacting lives with her writing

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Theresa A. Campbell is the author of the captivating novels, Are You There, God? and God Has Spoken.  She hails from Clarendon, Jamaica and migrated to the USA 16 years ago. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Baruch College, and a master’s degree in business administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Theresa has […]

CTV’s Flashpoint Actress, Olunike Adeliyi is Shakespeare’s First Jamaican-Nigerian Lady MacBeth

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Flashpoint’s fierce female cop, “Leah Kerns”, will trade in her sleek dark, swat gears and badge this week when she debuts as Shakespeare’s Lady MacBeth for a modern portrayal of the classic tragedy, MacBeth. The Canadian TV series actress, who’s of Nigerian Jamaican parentage, said theatre goers will be thrilled with the “new” MacBeth which will […]

Merle Collins, a Distinguished Grenadian poet and story writer

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Merle Collins is a Grenadian poet and short story writer. Collins’ parents are from Grenada, where they returned shortly after her birth. Her primary education was in St George’s, Grenada. She later studied at the University of the West Indies in Mona, Jamaica, earning degrees in English and Spanish in 1972.She then taught history and Spanish […]

Jacob Ross, A Literary Treasure of the Caribbean

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Jacob Ross is a Grenada-born poet, playwright, journalist, novelist and creative writing tutor. Ross was born in Grenada and studied at the University of Grenoble, France. Since 1984 he has been residing in Britain. He was formerly an Editor of Artrage, an Intercultural Arts magazine, and is now Associate Fiction Editor at Peepal Tree Press and […]

Melika, the Violinist- Achieving Excellence One day at a Time

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Melika Queely is an exceptional violinist with a Caribbean heritage. Her mother is a Jamaican and her father is from St. Kitts. Melika was born in Birmingham, UK where she currently resides. Melika has been playing the violin since the tender age of 4. During her youth she has played to various audiences who are […]

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