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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
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
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
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
'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
Michael Phelps barely qualified in the 400-meter individual medley on the opening day of Olympic swimming Saturday, squeaking into the final by seven-hundredths of a second.
"That one didn't feel too good," he said.
Phelps wasn't the only surprise of the morning at…
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A manhunt is underway for the boyfriend of a young woman who was apparently pushed out a third-floor window while holding an infant in Jersey City Friday morning, police tell NBC 4 New York.
Both the woman and the month-old baby are hospitalized in critical condition, police said. A third woman also fell out the window, and is in critical condition, authorities said. At least…Continue
MEMBER of Parliament for Port-of-Spain South Marlene McDonald is against any plan to privatise this country’s Carnival. At Tribe’s band launch last Saturday, Minister of Arts and Multiculturalism Dr Lincoln Douglas said he would invite proposals from anyone, including foreigners, who believe they can produce the best Carnival.…
The First Lady, who will be leading the U.S. presidential delegation at tonight's opening ceremony, met America's top athletes at their training base in east London just hours before the start of the Olympics. She also led an exercise session as part of her 'Let's Move!' campaign, where she showed off her football skills to David Beckham (left). The events came as the Olympic torch concluded its epic 8,000 mile journey at London's Tower Bridge after passing landmarks…Continue