Jack Ewatski and Dwayne Gobbs (File Photo)
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
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Coach Eric Francis
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
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Passengers sit in a train and wait for power to get restored at a railway station in New Delhi, India,
Monday, July 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
India's energy crisis spread over half the country Tuesday when both its… Continue
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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
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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…
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ALIA Atkinson finished fourth in1: 06.93 in the women's 100 metre…
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Ralph Carnegary, who lives in a veterans shelter in Long Island City, Queens, was on his way to work as a souvenir vendor on Wall St. 'I couldn’t identify the girl who stabbed me. All my attention was on the knife coming at me,' Carnegary told the Daily News Sunday night
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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
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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…
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Bruce Golding (File Photo)
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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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
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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…
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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
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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
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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.…
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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
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Barbados has announced a ban on the importation of live birds,
poultry and poultry products from Mexico with immediate effect.
A government statement said that the action is being taken following a major outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) H7N3, commonly referred to as bird flu, in the Western state of Jalisco, Mexico.…
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Usain Bolt ... admitted to a back injury which had hampered him.
Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt disclosed Thursday he had suffered a back injury but was quick to say he has gotten over the problems, which had led to hamstring troubles.
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