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Caribbean Graphic October 2012

Caribbean Graphic October 2012

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CARIBBEAN GRAPHIC
VOL. 6, NO. 20 • October 10, 2012
618 Strouds Lane, Pickering, ON L1V 4S9 • Tel: 905.831-4402 • Fax: 416.292.2943 • Email: caribbeangraphic@rogers.com
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October 31, 2012
World Champions Again!
 
World Champions Again!
In
one of the most incredulous turnarounds in recent cricket his-tory, the West Indies overcame a disastrous start to defeat hosts Sri
Lanka by 36 runs in the October 7 nal of the ICC T20 World Cup.From a perilous 14-2 after 5.5 overs, the West Indies recoveredmiraculously to post 137-6 o their twenty-overs.Thanks mainly to a superb 78 from 70 balls by Marlon Samuels,which included six sixes and three fours,Ravi Rampaul then produced the ball of the tournament thatsent opener Tillakaratne Dilshan’s o stump cartwheeling to leaveSri Lanka stunned at 6-1 at the beginning of the second over of thehost’s reply.It was a disastrous start from which they never recovered. SunilNaraine 3-9 o 3.4 overs was the West Indies most eective bowler,as Sri Lanka eventually folded to 101 all out in the 18
th
over, to the
stunned dismay of their home crowd supporters and the absolute joy of the entire Caribbean.Rexdale Blvd) and Brampton’s Bea Jerk (2903Queen Street E) will host the rst three DigicelDays on October 13, 20 and 27 respectively.Toronto’s only Caribbean Radio StationFMG98.7 has agreed to participate in the DigicelDays ten week initiative by hosting threeRadio Remote broadcasts. The rst of the threeG98.7FM Radio Remotes will be held on October13 at Montego Jerk.
 
Canadian Customer Appreciation Days!
Digicel Launches
Within
recent months Digicel has been steadfastlyincreasing its Canadian brand visibility through theinstallation of aractive lifestyle signage at selectedAgent locations. Digicel Beacon stores are designedto heighten public awareness of the availability oftheir Top Up service to the Caribbean. The serviceallows Canadian residents with Caribbean originsto send credits to the cell phones of their loved ones back in the Region. To date nine of Digicel’s Agent lo
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cations in the GTA have been “Beaconized.” By yearend that number is expected to be in excess of thirty.To further heighten awareness of its Canadianservice availability, particularly at its Beaconizedstores, Digicel will be hosting a series of CustomerAppreciation Days during the next ten weeks. Thecompany’s “Digicel Days” will feature promotionalgiveaways, prize contests and aractive in-store specials at participating Agent locations.
 
Montego Jerk (1 Yorkgate Blvd), Da House of Jerk (600
West Indies 137 for 6 (Samuels 78, Sammy 26*, Mendis 4-12) beat Sri Lanka 101 (Jayawardene 33, Kulasekara 26, Narine 3-9, Sammy 2-6) by 36 runs
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October 10, 2012
CARIBBEAN GRAPHIC
PAGE 2
Caldeira Foundation Launches
Medications Donations Appeal
T
he
Stouville based AllisonVyuis Caldeira Foundation(AVC), a registered Ontarionon-prot organization, has pledgedits support to the Guyana’s RuimveldtChildren’s Home and Care Centre(RCHCC) as its Charity of choice forthe next ve years. The RCHCC is aregistered and independent non-gov
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ernmental organization, working toprovide assistance to neglected and
abandoned children infected and/or af-
fected by HIV/AIDS. The RCHCC alsoprovides required support towardslocal communities in Georgetown,Guyana.Lauren Ashby, Judy Harrison andLenny Goodman, along with its found
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er Allison Caldeira are the backbone ofthe AVC’s Foundation. Since its con
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ception AVC has worked closely with
several other community charities and
organizations including the GTLimewebsite, the Guyana Christian Char
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ity Organization (GCC); the YvonneTriesman headed Bridges Canada, aswell as the US based Deskan Institutethat’s headed by Joan Liverpool andDr. Claudee Heyliger-Thomas.The laer three were instrumental inincluding AVC in Project Dawn 2012.According to Caldeira without theirinvitation to be a part of the project theChildren of RCHCC would not havehad the opportunity to receive themedical treatment and professionalrecommendations they so graciouslyprovided, as they were not part of theplan originally. She asked them to ac
-commodate the children on behalf of
herself which they graciously did.Caldeira herself recently returnedhome to Canada from Guyana, havingcompleted the Medical Mission DawnProject. Many adults and children atrural locations, including 23 boys andgirls between the ages of 3 – 14 yearsold living at the Georgetown Ruim
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veldt Children’s Home Care Center,were seen and treated during theDawn Project.Since her return Caldeira haslaunched an appeal to the Guyanese-Canadian community for donations
of much needed medications to the
RCHCC. The required medicationsinclude Acetaminophen IbuprofenCough Suppressant Cough Expecto
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rant Antihistamines (Benadryl, Chlor
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pheniramine) Salbutamol /AlbuterolInhalers Antiemetic’s ORS/PedialytePrednisone Liquid/Tablets ; very muchneeded Multivitamins; Anthelmin
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thic Medications; Antibiotic Oint
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ments Antifungal Creams; Hydrocor
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tisone Creams and other Mild SteroidCreams.Caldeira’s involvement with theRCHCC began during the summer of2011. She hosted an all-inclusive danceat her Stouville residence featur
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ing live music by the popular Carib
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 bean Community bands Raymond LeeOwn’s Triple Play and Fuh Fun.The Caldeira hosted sold out Cariba
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na Sunday All-Inclusive Dance servedas the perfect launching pad for Heal& Soul and Wish Upon A Star Projectstowards the RCHCC. The Projects al
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lowed aendees to donate Heal & Soul boxes to children at the RCHCC. The boxes included personal items for theirwell being and toys to play with andshare with each other.The Wish Upon A Star Project col
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lected items needed by the Centre andwas a huge success. The items weresubsequently shipped to Guyana andreceived at the RCHCC to the delightof its resident children.Individuals wishing to donate the re
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quired medications to the RCHCC candrop o their donations between thehours of 8:00 am – 5:00 pm at Tex-SelVehicle Maintenance (805 MiddleeldRoad, Unit 5, Scarborough). Monetarydonations of $20 or more can be mailedto the AVC Foundation, 2829 DurhamRoad #30, Stouville. L4X 7X4.
 
October 10, 2012
CARIBBEAN GRAPHIC
PAGE 3
Lovely Lisa is an as-piring model and socialworker. She spendsmuch of her spare timevolunteering for worth-while causes.As stunning andsmart as she is we’resure she’ll succeed inher chosen career!
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T
he
Canadian Caribbean Com
-munity has lost another of its
stalwarts. Charles Roach, ahuman rights activist, lawyer and oneof the Canadian black community’smost respected leaders, died of braincancer on October 2. He was 79.Roach was one of the founders of theCaribana festival in 1967, which sub
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sequently became an internationallyknown event celebrating island cul
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ture, and is now called the ScotiabankCaribbean Carnival. He also helpedestablished up the Movement of Mi
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nority Electors in 1978 to encouragenon-whites to run for public oce, andwas appointed lead defence counsel atthe International Criminal Tribunal forRwanda, from 1998 to 2005.Roach was born the son of a tradeunion worker in Belmont, Trinidadand Tobago, on September 18, 1933.He studied law at the University ofToronto, was called to the bar in 1963and opened his own practice in 1968.In the 1970s, Roach fought for peopleseeking refugee status, as well as therights of migrant workers. Roach alsoco-founded the Black Action DefenceCommiee (BADC) with DudleyLaws, Sherona Hall and Lennox Far
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rell. Under Roach’s and Law’s com
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 bined leadership BADC pushed for in
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dependent investigations after several black people were killed by police inthe Toronto area more than 20 yearsago. Questioning whether police wereable to properly police themselves, thegroup fought for civilian control of po
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licing.The commiee’s eorts were credit
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ed for having prompted the creation ofOntario’s Special Investigations Unit.In 1990, the Special Investigations Unit(SIU) was launched to investigate ci
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vilian deaths and injuries involvingpolice ocers.The civilian-led unit, which is inde
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pendent of police, investigates caseswhere ocers seriously injure or killpeople. It replaced the former process,which once saw police forces investi
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gate other forces.His nal ght, for the right to gaincitizenship without making the oath tothe Queen, began in 1988. Roach is sur
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vived by June, his wife of 10 years, andfour children.
 
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Remembering
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