The Soufriere’s: A recollection of the Caribbean’s most active volcanoes

  • Posted on: 20 April 2021
  • By: Antigua Barbuda...

Antiguans living on the island back in 1997 remember the ash. Falling like grey snow. Covering cars and houses and irritating the eyes and respiratory systems. From the south-west the ash came, where the island of Monsterrat stood. Billowing clouds of ash darkened the skies like an overcast stormy day. With the ash came the Monsterratans, fleeing their erupting island, fleeing for their lives.

Caribbean volcanoes

What does it mean to be Kalinago?

  • Posted on: 1 March 2021
  • By: Antigua Barbuda...

By Christal Clashing, Photos Discover Dominica

If you were fortunate enough to study Caribbean history in the early years of secondary school in the West Indies, you might remember the stories about the Caribs and the Arawaks. These were tribes of indigenous people who lived across the archipelago of islands located between South America and North America that today we call the Caribbean. These were the tribes that met Christopher Columbus upon his “discovery” of what he called the West Indies.

The International Film Festival of Antigua & Barbuda

  • Posted on: 24 February 2021
  • By: Antigua Barbuda...

The International Film Festival of Antigua & Barbuda strives to educate its audience about the history and culture of Antigua & Barbuda. It achieves this by showcasing a variety of short films, documentaries and other pieces of work by independent filmmakers. These films often cover various topics that include mental health, social media and relationships. The organization’s mission is to showcase and bring together the works of global indigenous peoples alongside the mainstream celebrating culture and heritage.

Eric Delfish -" Black history Month"

  • Posted on: 3 February 2021
  • By: Antigua Barbuda...

ERIC DELFISH

Public Relations Officer of ABAT

Antigua & Barbuda Association of Toronto. by Norman Hart

I recently spoke with ABAT Public Relations Officer Eric Delfish who told how in 1974 he joined as a volunteer steward with other recently arrived young single people and said ABAT was formed in 1967 as a not-for-profit community organization.  

A MUTUAL RELATIONSHIP-Canada-Antigua " Black history Month"

  • Posted on: 2 February 2021
  • By: Antigua Barbuda...

Canada and  Antigua / Barbuda has had a relationship of mutual respect that goes all the way back to 1926 around the time of post slavery when governors from the Britain still ruled over the Island.  When other governors severely mistreated the island people especially workers, one man decided that he wanted to make a difference not just for the sake of ego but to help improve the lives of Antiguans overall.

Dominicans leverage new media technology to launch a virtual art exhibition

  • Posted on: 26 January 2021
  • By: Antigua Barbuda...

Dominicans leverage new media technology to launch a virtual art exhibition By Christal Clashing

On Saturday, January 16th, the Waitukubuli Artist Association, launched ‘WhoOsh!!2’ a virtual art exhibition that reflects the trauma and recovery of Dominicans as a result of Hurricane Maria which caused island-wide devastation across the Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica in 2017.

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