Daily Archives: June 20, 2018

Toronto Kaiteur Lions Club – Summer Brunch at Tropical Nights – July 22, 2018

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U.G. Alumni Association Toronto Chapter – “Re-Ignite” Reception – July 19. 2018

Sisters With A Mission – Labor Day Breakfast – Brooklyn NY – September 1. 2018

Barbados: PM Mia Mottley Wants Closer Ties with Eastern Caribbean States

Barbados: PM Mia Mottley Wants Closer OECS Ties

SHAWN CUMBERBATCH, – Nation News -18 June 2018

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has served notice that Barbados wants to deepen political and economic cooperation with other islands in the Eastern Caribbean.

In her first regional speech since assuming office, Mottley yesterday told the 65th Meeting of the Organisation of the Eastern Caribbean States’ (OECS) Authority that her administration wanted mutually beneficial solutions to various issues, including climate change, freedom of movement, and transportation challenges.     Continue reading

Canada legalises recreational cannabis use – first country in the G7 to do so

Canada legalises recreational cannabis use – BBC News Report

Canada’s parliament has passed a law legalising the recreational use of marijuana nationwide.

The Cannabis Act passed its final hurdle on Tuesday in a 52-29 vote in the Senate. The bill controls and regulates how the drug can be grown, distributed, and sold.

Canadians will be able to buy and consume cannabis legally as early as this September.  The country is the first in the G7 to legalise the drug’s recreational use.

Cannabis possession first became a crime in Canada in 1923 but medical use has been legal since 2001.     Continue reading

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