Daily Archives: May 3, 2017

Who spoke for the Voiceless during Sexual Violence Awareness Month? – By Yvonne Sam

Who spoke for the Voiceless during Sexual Violence Awareness Month?

By Yvonne Sam  

Dear Editor,

I am writing this article on behalf of the young, voiceless victims of rape/ sexual assault, who were never believed when they told their story, were further punished by the adult, threatened with harm by the perpetrator(s), and who continue to be sidelined even during the month set aside for evoking public and governmental awareness.

Sexual Assault Awareness month recently concluded in Guyana. Throughout the entire 30 days there is a heightened focus on awareness of sexual assault, domestic violence, along with governmental agencies making determined and concerted efforts to inform the public about sexual offences and domestic violence, and to help eliminate this scourge that is currently ravaging the land.     Continue reading

St. Rose’s Alumni Association USA- Anniversary Gala- NYC- August 31, 2017

View/Download …SRAA Anniversary Gala Flyer 

Guyanese Canadian Cultural Asso. of B.C. – Independence Dinner/Dance- May 27, 2017

Caribbean Life News Update: USA Immigration Articles – 02 April 2017

Caribbean Life News Update: USA Immigration Articles – 02 April 2017  

 

Trump officially opens new immigration office
BY NELSON A. KING | IMMIGRATION
As fear pervades the immigrant community in the United States, President Donald Trump has made good on a campaign promise to open an office that deals specifically with assisting what he says are victims of crimes committed by criminal immigrants from the Caribbean and other places.

ICE nabs Caribbean immigrants in Florida, PR
BY NELSON A. KING | IMMIGRATION
United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says officers from its Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) have arrested a number of Caribbean nationals among 76 criminal immigrants in Florida and Puerto Rico in what it said was an enforcement action targeting individuals who pose a threat to public safety.

Trinidad, United States sign border control memo
BY AZAD ALI | TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
Trinidad and Tobago and the United States have signed a Memorandum of Intent (MOI) to establish a state-of-the art border control system.