Source: Brampton Guardian / MSN Canada There’s a hint of amusement in Justice Dr. Irving Andre’s eyes when he talks about his first job in the country. Andre, who hails from Dominica— a tiny island in the Caribbean— landed in Canada via the U.S. with plenty of dreams, but little in the way of money.
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(July 10, 1888 – October 11, 1975) The Honorable Howell Donald Shillingford, CBE, was a leading agriculturist and politician in colonial Dominica, West Indies, in the mid twentieth century. He helped spearhead the development of the limejuice and banana industries in the island; and he played a major role in the island’s political evolution from
A group of Caribbean organisations in America are planning a documentary with the title Caribbean Glory which will detail the contributions of the British West Indian military in the building of the modern English speaking Caribbean. It is 1943 and London is still ringed by anti-aircraft batteries and barrage balloons to ward off attacking enemy
When George James Christian died in the Gold Coast Region of Ghana in 1940, few in Dominica heard of his passing nor were aware of his involvement in the Pan Africanist Movement, nor of his pivotal role in shaping the Ashanti region of Ghana as a member of the Legislative Council of the Gold coast,