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President Konrote acknowledges Girmitya's
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation

The fruits of their labour

GIRMIT Day is celebrated on a national scale because we have all benefited from the labour and sacrifice of those first indentured labourers who arrived into Fiji, says President of Fiji Jioje Konrote. Speaking at the celebrations at Syria Park in ... UNDPI.org, 1 week ago
President Konrote acknowledges Girmitya's Fiji Broadcasting Corporation, 1 week ago
PM pays tribute to Girmityas Fiji Broadcasting Corporation, 3 weeks ago

To be or not to be 'Fijian'

It's been 100 years since the end of Fiji's indentured labour system, which saw thousands of Indians arrive to work in the country's sugar plantations. The government has refused a call to mark the centenary, saying the best tribute to the ...
 Radio New Zealand5 days ago

New Flyer Announces 2016 First Quarter Results and Increase in Annual Dividend Rate

Summary (U.S. Dollars except as noted): Revenue of $553.2 million increased by 45.5% compared to 2015 Q1 revenue of $380.3 million . Adjusted EBITDA of $68.2 million increased by 117.0% compared to 2015 Q1 of $31.4 million . Net earnings of ...
 Canada NewsWire1 week ago Precision Drilling Corporation Announces 2016 First Quarter Financial Results  Yahoo! Finance4 weeks ago PRECISION DRILLING USA : Corporation announces 2016 first quarter financial results  4 Traders3 weeks ago
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Al Jazeera

Black Lives Matter and the 'Irish slave' myth

Are memes calling the Irish "the first slaves" an attempt to derail conversations about slavery and modern-day racism? This year, as acting Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny meets Barack Obama at the annual St Patrick's Day dinner, talk of slavery ...
 Al Jazeera2 months ago
The Mercury

Guptas put Indians in a spot(light)

GCIS File photo: Atul Gupta, President Jacob Zuma and the First Lady MaNtuli Zuma Can a wealthy family's unhealthy relationship with our president force us all to take a closer look at who we really are as a nation, asks Devi Rajab. Indians in ...
 The Mercury1 month ago

Unveiling of Plaque at the Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Site

: A plaque marking the inscription of the Indenture Immigration Records of the Republic of Mauritius on UNESCO's Memory of the World International Register will be unveiled at the Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Site, Port-Louis on 09 June 2016. The ...
 Government of Mauritius6 days ago Mauritius: Unveiling of Plaque At the Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Site  AllAfrica.com6 days ago
ACQ Magazine

Wages of chagrin

No longer indentured MANY in the Western world may fret about excessive immigration, but in truth its borders are relatively closed. In 2015 migrants made up 15% of America's population, compared with 88% in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
 ACQ Magazine1 month ago

Saga of Indian immigration, and Komagata Maru

A disaster that shaped Indian emigration, in search of better prospects in distant lands that still continues far and wide, building a robust diaspora On May 20, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologised in Parliament for the Komagata ...
 The Hindu22 hours ago
Irish Mirror

Controversial JobBridge scheme set to be scrapped 'in September', vows Minister Varadkar

The controversial JobBridge scheme aimed at helping unemployed people find work is to be scrapped. Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar announced plans to replace it five years after it was introduced by former Tanaiste Joan Burton . The ...
 Irish Mirror1 day ago
Caribbean Community Secretariat

Guyana launches International Youth Reparations Rally and Relay

The Guyana Reparations Committee on Friday launched its leg of the International Youth Reparations Relay and Rally with an event at the Guyana Independence Park. Speakers at the launch included President of Guyana H. E. David Granger and Chairman, ...
 Caribbean Community Secretariat2 days ago
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