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Guyanese-Canadian Murdered In Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, December 31, 2019 (CMC) – Police are investigating the murders of Canadian-based Guyanese, Vivekanand Narpatty, 71, and another person, after their decomposing bodies were found at the now-defunct Sun Splash Hotel in Corentyne, east of here, last Friday. ...

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Quebec Police Under The Gun: An Overhaul Or Time-Out Call?

Quebec Police Under The Gun: An Overhaul Or Time-Out Call?

By Yvonne Sam Contributing Writer On December 18, Quebec’s Public Security Minister, Geneviève Guilbault, announced the commencement of an overhaul, aimed at modernizing and making Quebec’s police forces more answerable and accountable. At a news conference kicking off the consultation ...

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What Has Happened To The Black Village?

What Has Happened To The Black Village?

By Yvonne Sam Contributing Columnist Way back then, during my growing up years, there were many things that Black folks did not have. Nevertheless, there was one thing that we did have, which replaced and made up for those things ...

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Captain Twistleton (Twist) Bertrand Passes On

Captain Twistleton (Twist) Bertrand Passes On

ONTARIO, Canada Friday, December 13, 2019 — Twistleton St. Rose Bertrand, who born on September 4, 1924 and fondly known as Twist, died, peacefully, at home, last Sunday, at the age of 95. A Dominican expatriate and World War II ...

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The Canadian Black Community: Leaders, Choices And Voices

The Canadian Black Community: Leaders, Choices And Voices

By Yvonne Sam Contributing Columnist In The Mis-Education of the Negro, author Carter Woodson, acknowledged as the “father” of Black History, asserts that Blacks sometimes choose their own leaders but, unfortunately, they are too often the wrong kind. We do ...

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