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Canada goes to WTO for Caricom

Because neither Canada nor the 15-nation Caribbean trade bloc can agree on a new deal governing trade between the two, Canada has said it now has no choice but to ask the Geneva-based World Trade Organization to intervene in the dispute.

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Most crucial round of Canada talks starts Monday

This week, Caribbean trade bloc nations and Canada commenced a crucial round of negotiations for a free trade agreement in Ottawa, Canada.

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Caricom-Canada talks stall again, near collapse

In the clearest indication yet that Canada and the 15-nation Caribbean trade bloc might not have a free trade agreement anytime soon

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The delusion of foreign drug importation

The Trump administration has just announced the formation of a working group at the Food and Drug Administration to study legalizing the importation of foreign-made drugs.

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Controversial ‘dollars for passport’ scheme under review

The six-week-old government in the Eastern Caribbean twin island federation of St. Kitts and Nevis says it is planning a complete overhaul of its economic citizenship program through which foreigners can buy a local passport and citizenship through cash and investment projects because the system was badly abused by the previous administration.

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Canadian Delegation Calls for Removal of blacklisted Abousfian Abdelrazik

Members of a seven-person Canadian delegation met last week with representatives of the United Nations...

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“Black Montreal: Hotbed Of Radicalism In The Sixties” an evening of dialogue

Montreal Canada specifically is a center for Black power and deep-rooted African-American culture

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Rev. Al Sharpton receives award from family of Nelson Mandela

National Action Network founder and President Rev. Al Sharpton received The Mandela Legacy’s “Hope, Success & Empowerment Award” at the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa, Canada.

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Harlem Children’s Zone CEO Geoffrey Canada steps down

Longtime Harlem Children’s Zone CEO Geoffrey Canada announced he is stepping down. Current COO Anne Williams-Isom will assume the position starting July 1.

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Stephens readies for World Championships

Sprinter Maya Stephens graduated from St. John’s University in 2018 after four stellar years representing the university on the track field.

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James embraces new challenges

The 2018–19 figure skating season was a whirlwind of firsts for three-time Olympian Vanessa James, who represents France. She and longtime pairs partner Morgan Ciprès won their first-ever Grand Prix events, Grand Prix Final and European Championship.

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Caribbean leaders to meet. reparations on agenda

Plans by Caribbean community leaders to make Europe pay for reparations for the African slave trade, stalled free trade talks with Canada and a progress report on the overhaul of the 15-nation integration movement will be among key agenda items when heads of government meet in the Eastern Caribbean island nation of Antigua this week.

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Talking SCHOP! A birthday first in Canada, Part I

Not having fully recovered from the epic week of Harlem EatUp! and The World’s Fare, I am so grateful I got off my duff and planned my birthday in advance.

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Canadian Consulate, Michael Moore celebrate best of Canadian music in NYC

Canadian musical excellence was on display recently at Manhattan’s Metropolitan Pavilion. In celebration of the then upcoming Grammy Awards.

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Trade ministers look at Venezuelan, Canada requests for changes

Venezuela has formally written to regional governments asking them to review and upgrade a 20-year old trade limited agreement

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Worldwide child porn operation busted in Toronto

An operation involving dozens of police departments from around the globe has resulted in mass arrests in a worldwide child pornography ring. Last Thursday, Toronto police said that 348 people had been arrested as part of a three-year pornography investigation and at least 386 sexually abused children had been rescued globally as well.

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Occupy the Corners kicks off

The National Action Network's Occupy the Corners (OTC) campaign kicked off this past weekend at...

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Talking SCHOP! A birthday first in Canada, Part III

May 25, 2019. Day two in Montreal, on my first time in Canada and it was my birthday!

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Last week in the New York Times

Last week, the New York Times ran a story saying that the New York City...

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Sales exec starts consulting practice

A veteran hospitality sales executive is offering high-impact sales and marketing services at affordable rates to clients in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean.

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