June 13, 2021

The complexities of rape victims’ cases in the Caribbean

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By Derrick Miller From Caribbean News Now A sexual assault alarm: Stuck in traffic on a commuter bus one evening heading home from work, I came across an article published on October 2, 2018, by the Detroit Free Press about two women raped in Jamaica at an exclusive hotel by an employee hired few days […]

Resorts in Jamaica are facing a ‘historic’ sexual assault problem

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By Tresa Baldas, From Detroit Free Press In a dark laundry room at a Jamaican Sandals resort, pinned to the floor by a hotel lifeguard, a Michigan teenage girl lay paralyzed with fear as the man bit her lip and raped her, violently robbing her virginity. When her mother found her after the assault,  trembling and holding herself in a hallway, […]

Giant Royal Caribbean ship damaged in ‘extreme’ storm will return to port

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By Gene Sloan From USA Today One of the world’s newest and biggest cruise ships headed back to its home port Monday (8) after a powerful storm damaged the vessel and left some passengers shaken. The fierce weather that struck Royal Caribbean’s 168,666-ton Anthem of the Seas on Sunday forced the captain to confine passengers to […]