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History maker: Phelps bagged the two medals he needed to become the most decorated Olympian
Just when it seemed the Baltimore Bullet was in danger of becoming the silver bullet, Michael Phelps secured one more gold medal to become the greatest Olympian in history last night.…
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Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar Monday night confirmed the resignation of Police Commissioner Dwayne Gibbs and his fellow Canadian Jack Ewatski, who served as his deputy.
In a brief address to the nation, Persaad…Continue
St. Kitts & Nevis sprinter Tameka Williams has been sent home from the London Olympics by her team for a potential drug violation.
Williams had been using a substance which was “clearly outside the medical code,” St. Kitts Olympic committee vice president Dennis Knight told The Associated…Continue
India's energy crisis spread over half the country Tuesday when both its…Continue
A big “welcome home” celebration is being planned for former Prime Minister Patrick Manning who returns tonight from the United States where he has been recuperating from a mild stroke he suffered at his Vistabella home six months ago.
Manning is expected to arrive at Piarco International Airport at 9.45…Continue
TELECOMMUNICATIONS company LIME yesterday announced that it was slashing its landline to mobile rate to $6.99 and that it will also start billing those calls on a per second basis.
The measures become…
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DNA analysis and marriage and property records have suggested that Obama is the 11th great-grandchild of John Punch, who lived in colonial Virginia nearly four centuries ago. He was condemned to a life of slavery in the mid-1600s as a punishment for fleeing his job as a servant, and many historians deem him America's first black slave. He went on to have children with a white woman, who passed on her free status to them. The lineage is on the side of the president's…
ALIA Atkinson finished fourth in1: 06.93 in the women's 100 metre…
Global sprinting star Usain Bolt is now being protected by four teammates on the Jamaican track and field squad at the Olympic Games here as he is being mobbed by athletes from other countries.
Such is Bolt's popularity that ever since arriving in the Athletes' Village on Thursday, the double world record holder in the 100m and 200m events has had difficulty moving…Continue
First Lady Michelle Obama, left, was on hand in London today, cheering on the U.S. from the sidelines as the nation's Dream Team defeated France 98-71 in the preliminary rounds of the Olympic Games. The French team came off worse for wear throughout the game, making only 1 of 11 3-pointers and missed seven free throws, allowing the U.S. to take a 52-36 halftime lead. Mrs Obama hugged the players as they left the court victorious, taking time to congratulate each one…
Former prime minister Bruce Golding has been admitted to a South Florida hospital where he is expected to undergo treatment for a back problem, a senior official of the main opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has said.
“Mr Golding has been having some back troubles for…Continue
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An electronic billboard in Caldwell, Idaho that compares President Obama to James Holmes, the 24-year-old man accused of killing 12 people in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater on July 20, has sparked outrage in the community, reports The Idaho Statesman.
The giant sign on Franklin Road and North 21st Avenue features a photo of Holmes with the words, "Kills 12 in a movie theater with assault rifle, everyone…Continue
The wins put the country in third place - nipping at the heels of Italy in second place and China, which is in first place with an impressive four gold medals and two bronze. The country's first gold came from swimmer Ryan Lochte, centre, who left Phelps, right, and his other competitors in his wake. Lochte showed his patriotism with a star-spangled mouth-guard. Team USA claimed silver medals in the men's archery and for University of Florida swimmer Elizabeth Beisel,…
'It's a sad step backwards' [VIDEO+PICS] Outrage as black couple BANNED from marrying at white church after congregation complains
A predominantly white Mississippi church has apologized for its refusal to allow a black couple to marry in its sanctuary, though the couple said Monday they knew nothing of the apology until a reporter called.…
Of the 204 countries participating in the London Olympics.22 are from the Caribbean Region.
Scroll through the photos below to see which countries they are and which flag-bearer led their national contingent in the Parade of Nations at this years Opening Ceremony.
Antigua & Barbuda has four (4) representatives in…Continue
Michelle Obama had no defence against the feisty wrestler who decided to pick her up and parade her in front of her fellow athletes at an event in London. Of course, there was no coercion involved in the hilarious encounter - Mrs Obama was happy to let Elena Pirozhkova show off her strength at the meet-and-greet on Friday. However, the experienced globe-trotter did seem 'nervous' when she was being held by the Olympic…
Sean Paul and Damian Marley have been extremely explosive, especially since 2012. Both superstars have been able to apply their uniquely hardcore sounds to international tones. Sean Paul’s techno song Touch the Sky and Damian Marley’s dubstep Mek it Bun Dem have added a distinct twist to their reputable musical collections.
Touch the Sky is housed on Sean Paul’s fifth studio…Continue