November 14, 2018

The Caribbean honours its overlooked WW1 soldiers

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By Gemma Handy St John’s, Antigua From BBC Ask ex-servicemen in Antigua and Barbuda about their country’s contribution to World War One efforts and the response will be delivered with ample pride and a touch of pique. This Remembrance Sunday at 11:00, as they do every year, they will join their counterparts around the world […]

Oliver Samuels to receive Marcus Garvey Lifetime Achievement Award

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From Jamaica Observer WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The Washington-based Institute for Caribbean Studies (ICS) says it will bestow the Marcus Garvey Lifetime Achievement Award on Jamaican comedian, actor and playwright Oliver Samuels during its 25th Caribbean-American Heritage Awards Gala, on November 16. “For his outstanding body of work and for bringing ‘Brand Jamaica’ to […]

Recovery for busy moms

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The possible reasons for becoming addicted Nowadays people get more stress than ever before. We are out of the generation of nine to fivers. We have access to anyone twenty-four hours seven days per week. Even having a barbecue with your family on Sunday you have no guarantee that your boss will not call you […]

Hidden dangers of household disinfectants include weight gain

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By Lynn Allison From Newsmax Household disinfectants have become almost indispensable, especially in homes with children. But a blockbuster new study shows that eliminating germs may have a boomerang effect that actually makes us less healthy and fat. Researchers from Canada recently conducted a study to see if there was a connection between the use […]

Couple arrested for ‘raping, killing 20 women’ in Mexico

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From Aljazeera The sensational case came to light after the couple was caught carrying human body parts in a baby carriage. A couple, detained in Mexico while transporting human body parts in a baby carriage, has admitted to killing 20 people, twice the number originally suspected. Under interrogation, the man, identified as “Juan Carlos N”, […]

Family raises funds for legal costs after father murdered in Caribbean

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From Shropshire Star Stephen Halliday died after being attacked with a machete at the house he was building in the Dominican Republic. The family of a retired British estate agent who was murdered at his dream home in the Dominican Republic have launched a crowdfunding campaign to pay for a legal fund to fight for […]

Apple users claim iOS 12 is sending iMessages to the wrong contacts

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BY MATT BINDER From Mashable A new, previously unannounced iOS 12 feature is causing major headaches for some Apple users. The feature, which Forbes points out was left off the official iOS 12 features list, was intended to merge chats you had with iOS device users who have multiple phone numbers and emails. A popular […]

Human-trafficking survivor and UN adviser Rani Hong changed US law – now she wants to end modern slavery

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BY KATE WHITEHEAD From South China Post India-born human rights advocate was sold into slavery as a child. Now she works to end the trade in people in the hope no child will have to endure what she went through Sold into slavery I was born in Kerala, in southern India, in 1972. I had […]

Guyana: 9-year-old boy kills his baby sister with rat poison

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By Shonette Glasgow From Guyana Guardian A 6-month-old baby girl is now dead after her 9-year-old brother allegedly fed her with rat poison (blue rice) yesterday morning. The Guyana Guardian understands that the 9-year-old child who was originally living with his grandmother in Georgetown, was taken to La Grange on the West Bank of Demerara […]

Trinidad police officers arrested after latest kidnap victim freed

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By Eve George From  Caribbean News Now PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Two police constables from the Southern Division Police in Trinidad were arrested on Monday night in connection with the kidnapping of Natalie Pollonais, wife of Jason Pollonais, heir to Phillip Pollonais family oil and natural gas Inland and Offshore Contracting Ltd firm, who […]