Caribbean

Caribbean Queen: Mia Love's Success Secret

Rachel Décoste | Posted 11.06.2014 | Canada Politics
Rachel Décoste

By steadfastly refusing to square the circle of African-American expectations, Mia Love follows in the footsteps of Caribbean-Americans who came before her. With each successive generation of Caribbean immigrants bestowed upon the American people, voices are raised, improbable plateaus are reached.

30 Caribbean Foods We Can't Stop Drooling Over

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Living

Toronto celebrates the Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival (or Caribana, as the rest of us like to say), on Saturday, Aug. 2, with city-wide festivities fea...

Hot destinations and top Canadian travel trends for 2014

Cheapflights | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada Travel
Cheapflights

As we wrap up another eventful year in travel, Cheapflights.ca takes a sneak peek at what's ahead for 2014. Of course, since past is prologue, much o...

To Truly Prevent HIV, We Need to Let Go of Stigma and Discrimination

Dara Gordon | Posted 02.04.2014 | Canada Impact
Dara Gordon

banner One of the best practices to transcend these barriers is peer education. The organization that I work for champions this model, equipping MSM peer educators to discretely enter the community and educate fellow MSM on HIV transmission; providing them with alternative avenues to get HIV testing, a cornerstone of effective prevention; behaviour change strategies and, lastly, condoms.

Move Over Rihanna, Barbados is Now Famous for Tax Cheats

Christopher Stuart Taylor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business
Christopher Stuart Taylor

Eugene Melnyk owns the Ottawa Senators. He's Canadian. He owns Canadian businesses, but lives in Barbados. Here's where the CBC and the CRA come in. With their recent bit of "hidden-camera" journalism, the CBC concluded that Barbados is a haven for Canadian corporate tax evaders.

An Economic Case To Protect Our Natural Treasures

Sangita Iyer | Posted 09.27.2013 | Canada
Sangita Iyer

In a world dominated by the almighty dollar, it's becoming more important now than ever before to put a price tag to our natural treasures, as human i...

What Sergio Garcia's and Paula Deen's Racism Really Tell Us

Charmaine Nelson | Posted 08.27.2013 | Canada Living
Charmaine Nelson

Both Sergio Garcia and Paula Deen, despite differences in age, sex and nationality, drew upon a limited knowledge of slave custom to express demeaning visions of blackness, which made light of or sanitized the brutality and institutionalized deprivations of slavery.

Monkey La-Las And Lazing About In Roatan

Heather Magee | Posted 06.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Heather Magee

The ride across the island to West Bay was like a scene out of "Romancing The Stone". We were surrounded by thick, lush jungle-esque vegetation with no other car in sight. Unlike Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner, our road did not wash away and we were not chased by armed Colombians, or Hondurans, either. By the time we arrived at our charming bungalow near the beach, the sun had come out and stayed that way for the next ten days.

The Mango Man Cometh (in the Cayman Islands)

Kailash and Shivana Maharaj | Posted 07.25.2012 | Canada Travel
Kailash and Shivana Maharaj

We made one wrong turn, that was all. Though a small island, leave it to my sister and I to end up lost on Grand Cayman. Irritated and circling the roundabout once again, we notice a fruit truck, laden with bright orange mangoes and piles of other fruit -- a necessary diversion.