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January 05, 2021

Caribbean veteran who guarded Hitler's deputy passes away

  A Trinidadian Second World War veteran, whose proudest moment was guarding the world’s most famous prisoner at the time, has died aged 94. Alvin Chy-Quene, who joined the RAF in...

Passing of giant world leader Fidel Castro

The death of the 20th century’s most lauded anti-imperialist leader Fidel Castro on Friday at 10:29 pm has been greeted worldwide with shock, sorrow and reverence by world leaders and political admirers alike.A senior Russian diplomat in London dec ...

BBC Caribbean war heroes film gets great feedback from viewers

TV chiefs have been celebrating the success of a long overdue documentary film about the more than 10,000  Caribbean volunteers who fought for Britain in the Second World War.The-Latest.Com, who co-produced Fighting for King and Country, Britain&rsqu ...

BBC film to recognise Britain's Caribbean heroes

It's the Second World War's 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day tomorrow and, as part of a BBC season commemorating it the corporation is broadcasting a special film about some unsung heroes of the conflict.For not many people know that thou ...

Remembering Richard 'Dick' Hart – a historian who made history

Ansell Richard Hart - historian, trade-unionist, lawyer, political activist, journalist and campaigner for human rights – had a breadth and longevity of influence and respect matched by few twentieth-century Caribbean figures. He was a founder ...