After four years of planning, building and improvising, one Manitoba man has finally seen his dream of converting a grain silo into a livable home become a reality.
Suraj Persaud moved to Manitoba from Guyana more than 20 years ago, and in 2009 was inspired by his friends to build the unique home.
Black Christian community, Black Congressional Caucus, rally for Caribbean-African perspective in immigration reform law
As immigration reform becomes imminent and the adversities of African and Caribbean immigrants escape the discourse, Black law makers from Capitol Hill and Black Christian churches are bonding to ensure that the Caribbean-African perspective is incorporated in the proposed law.
Guyanese Sandra Chapman, Deputy Borough President of Brooklyn, NY, and Dr. Monique Davidson-Tucker shared their Sunday evening, March 24, 2013, in the distinguishable company of 14 other honorees at the Tropical Paradise Banquet Hall, 1370 Utica Avenue, Brooklyn.
As the debate for comprehensive immigration reform gains momentum and some kind of legislative response seems imminent, the plight of teachers recruited from the Caribbean during 2001-2006 is driving to the fore.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Vatican Web site celebrated the feast of the dedication of the Basilica of St. John Lateran by launching a virtual tour of the Rome church -- thanks to Villanova University in Pennsylvania.
The virtual tour -- giving cybernauts a high-resolution, 360-degree view of the basilica -- went online at www.vatican.va Nov. 9, the feast of the dedication of the basilica, which is the cathedral of the Diocese of Rome.
Today, on World Book Day, we celebrate the best of books, and it's a great occasion for young and old. But part of the fun of books is evaluating them. You'll hear alot about great books today .. but what about the bad ones? Here is my list of the worst travel books:-
For the poor he was a hero, bringing a much-needed redistribution of wealth. For others he was a tyrant, wrecking the economy with populist policies. Either way, he made an indelible impression on his beautiful country, Venezuela (pictured), as a I discovered six years ago.
I will never forget Lino Oviedo, a character I came across during my travels in Paraguay in 1999. I was there at about the time of an attempted coup, during which a tank rolled into Asuncion's main square and took a pot shot at the legislature (see photo). Lino was thought to have been behind it.
(ABIDJAN, COTE D'IVOIRE) -- Made up naturally, with her hair tightly pulled back into a simple ponytail and donning a pin of the Golden Arrowhead-- the very beautiful Miss Guyana World 2012 Arti Cameron, hosted by fellow Guyanese Mr. Ronald (Rocky) Hall, stepped into the United Nations Office in Cote d’Ivoire (ONUCI).
With few good beaches in Java, many thousands of Indonesians head to Bali, not to mention millions of other Asians and Australians. I stopped by a couple of years ago. It's an unforgettable island, with sights like the vertiginous Uluwatu Temple (pictured, along with its spectacle-stealing monkeys), the Jatiluwih rice terraces, and the famous surfing beaches of Padang Padang and Dreamland.