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Archives for December 28, 2019

Mounting international pressure on UK Government to afford marriage equality to all British Overseas Territories

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 20 December 2019:In an article recently published by Stonewall on 18 December 2019, the organisation lambasted the UK Government for its gross negligence and inaction as it pertains to marriage equality in the British Overseas Territories, referencing the “anti-LGBT colonial laws introduced by Britain in the last two centuries” and cited this year’s […]

Christmas heart attacks

Patterns of Deadly Heart Attacks IncreaseSignificantly During the Winter Holidays By S.A. Nickerson From Newsmax Stockings are hung by the chimney with care. Colorfully wrapped presents lie beneath a beautiful Christmas tree. Who doesn’t love to give and receive gifts during the holiday season? Unfortunately, there is one holiday gift that keeps on giving — […]

Contemptible and baseless

By Ewin James The contemptible and baseless impeachment of President Donald Trump has more to do with what he represents for America than  with his character and conduct. As such it is a great crime against the people. Trump won the election on November 8,  2016 and even before he was sworn in  promises were […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Caricom finds its winning voice

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Tribune 242 IT IS a valid criticism of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries that they have more often failed than succeeded in coordinating their foreign policy actions. This tendency has been displayed in the Organisation of American States (OAS) over the last three years, causing celebration among those countries that […]

Nothing will stand in China’s way, foreign minister assures the nation

By Simone McCarthy From South China Morning Post Wang Yi blasts foreign interference in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Xinjiang in end-of-year interview with state media ‘Nothing can prevent the Chinese people from striding towards modernisation’ China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi has used an end-of-year interview to blast the West’s “interference” in Hong Kong, Taiwan and […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

ST. K-N: ZIZ TV Air Times for Prime Minister Harris’ Christmas Day Messageon Wednesday, December 25th, 2019 – and message in full 12:01am 6:30am (after Christmas Messages by Her Majesty the Queen and His Excellency the Governor-General)7:15am 10:00am3:15pm8:45pm10:00pmZIZ Radio Air Times for Prime Minister Harris’2019 Christmas Day Message:12:05am7:15am10:00am12:30pm4:00pm8:00pm CHRISTMAS MESSAGE BYDR. THE HONOURABLE TIMOTHY HARRISPRIME MINISTER OF ST. KITTS […]

If factory farm conditions are unhealthy for animals, they’re bad for people too

By Tia Schwab Source: Independent Media Institute and Stone Pier Press Lack of governmental oversight of factory farms has created a public health crisis of antibiotic-resistance diseases in people. In 2014, the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, commissioned by the UK government and Wellcome Trust, estimated that 700,000 people around the world die each year due […]

A debt-free TCI is on the horizon

From Turks & Caicos Weekly News By Delana Isles IN JUST one year, the Turks and Caicos Islands could be debt free, that is, if the Government pays off the entire $3.75 million that is owed on the debt portfolio. Premier Sharlene Cartwright Robinson made the revelation during her presentation of the Fiscal and Strategic Policy […]

Kazakhstan holds day of mourning for Almaty plane crash victims

From The Guardian UK Country honours 12 people killed when Bek Air flight crashed shortly after takeoff Agence France-Presse in Almaty Kazakhstan has observed a national day of mourning for the 12 people killed when an airliner crashed into a house shortly after takeoff from Almaty airport. The plane, operated by the budget carrier Bek Air, was […]

Rush-hour car bomb kills dozens in Somali capital

From BBC At least 76 people are reported to have been killed by a car bomb during morning rush hour in Somalia’s capital. The blast took place at a checkpoint at a busy intersection in Mogadishu. Dr Mohamed Yusuf, director of Madina hospital, told the AP news agency they had received 73 bodies. The death […]