BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Former three-term Barbadian Prime Minister Owen Arthur has thrashed what he called the 'false fear' within the Caribbean Community that continues to impact the free movement of Caricom migrants.
"Nothing has more threatened to derail our regional integration movement," said Arthur, "than conflict and controversy over the extent and effect of such limited… Continue
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The shooting death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin continues to shock and sadden people across the globe. Martin was unarmed and walking back from the store to his dad's house when he was gunned down by neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida last month. Zimmerman has yet to be charged in the teen's death.
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Protests from coast to coast: Anger at Trayvon's death sweeps nation as friends deny new claims teen attacked Zimmerman
In a public relations push back, Zimmerman's lawyer and his friend said the neighborhood watch volunteer is 'not a racist' and the the February 26 shooting in Sanford, Florida, was a case of self-defense. Zimmerman wants to tell Trayvon's parents he is 'very, very sorry' for the…
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- Family died in their sleep and 'looked like they were frozen in time'
- A seventh child is in a critical condition on life support
- All the children killed were under the age of eight…
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LaGuardia Community College student Joshua Basin, 20, (pictured) died after an oncoming train pinned him between the tracks and the platform at Brooklyn's Bedford Avenue station. During the fight, both men fell onto the tracks as hundreds of horrified witnesses looked on. One subway rider said he saw Basin trying to pull himself out before the L train careered into the station, but said there was no time, and he was pinned between the platform…
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For the first time since the controversy erupted on the national scene, President Barack Obama weighed in on the killing of Trayvon Martin, calling it a tragedy, urging cooperation among law enforcement and declaring that "some soul searching" was needed throughout the country.
"If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon," Obama said, underscoring how the issue affected him on a… Continue
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Allen Stanford is to be… Continue
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An array of Dancehall and Reggae superstars turned out to support industry giant,Bounty Killer at a tribute event dedicated to his late mother.
Bounty Killer held a nine night on Monday in honor of his mother, Ivy Williams akaMiss Ivy, who passed away last week Sunday at the age of 71 following an illness. The wake, which took place in… Continue
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A 34-year-old Tunapuna man, who survived an incident in which he was shot 11 times about the body last year, was gunned down a short distance from his home on Thursday. A Laventille man was also shot dead Thursday bringing the murder toll for the year to 64. Continue
Darren "Diamond" Ryan, of St Thomas Lane, St Vincent Street, Tunapuna was shot around 6.15 p.m. on Thursday in a similar…
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Policemen patrol a section of Denham Town in west Kingston while a resident
looks on after a shooting which left at least six people dead yesterday. -
Ricardo Makyn/Staff Photographer
Daviot Kelly and Livern Barrett, Gleaner Writers…
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Once, long ago, Evie looked after "Barry" Obama, the kid who would grow up to become the world's most powerful man. Now, his transgender former nanny has given up her tight, flowery dresses, her brocade vest and her bras, and is living in fear… Continue
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A 3-year-old Oregon girl underwent invasive surgery over the weekend after she ate 37 magnets, ripping holes in her lower intestine and stomach.
Payton Bushnell's parents thought that she had possibly come down with stomach flu when she started showing symptoms, according to KPTV.
When they took her to a doctor on Friday, an X-ray revealed a bracelet-shaped object in… Continue
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Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar (File Photo)
By Peter Richards
The five-party People’s Partnership coalition Saturday closed ranks and easily defeated a motion of no confidence in Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar and reiterated early positions that the measure was “frivolous and senseless”.
Instead the government voted in… Continue
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The West Indies batsman Runako Morton has died following a car accident in Trinidad on Sunday night. Reports in the Caribbean said the 33-year-old lost control of his vehicle while driving and was killed when he crashed into a utility pole. Morton played in 15 Tests and 56 one-day internationals for West Indies, and his last appearance for his country came against Australia in a Twenty20 international in 2010. While… Continue
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Vybz Kartel Says Police ‘Slaughtering’ Him (Read letter he wrote to his friend, university professor Dr. Carolyn Cooper) What are your thoughts?
Embattled Dancehall superstar,Adidja Palmer, more popularly known as Vybz Kartel continues to find expressive ways of proclaiming his innocence as he…
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Since her passing, more and more shocking details have come forth about Whitney Houston's tumultuous relationship with her ex-husband Bobby Brown. But perhaps the most surprising news yet breaks this morning (March 5) with the revelation that Bobby Brown was homeless for a period of time after his split from Whitney.
In court documents obtained by RadarOnline, Bobby claims that Whitney's personal troubles… Continue
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Internationally acclaimed Reggae superstar, Sizzla will take his biggest step career wise since he endured a horrific motorcycle crash last year. Continue
The artiste, whose real name is Miguel Orlando Collins, will return to the local stage for the first time in over a year when he'll participate in an upcoming live show dubbed, Sizzla: Unplugged and…
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Flamboyant financier Allen Stanford once told ABC News Chief Investigative Correspondent Brian Ross he would "die and go to hell" if his $7 billion investment empire was a Ponzi scheme.
The 61-year-old may not be going to hell, but he could well be spending the rest of his life in prison. On Tuesday, a federal jury in Houston convicted Stanford of all but one of 14 charges of fraud and obstruction. Each… Continue
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