Day: February 26, 2018

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — As the nation celebrated the 16th staging of Jamaica Day, at least one West Kingston educator believes in its continued relevance as a source of reinforcing the country’s heritage for future generations. Principal of the Denham Town Primary School, Eugenie Brown believes the day’s significance, as well as its accompanying activities […]

“Hey, Jamaican dog — they want their bobsledder back! Jamaica just called, they want their bobsledder back!” That was the racist heckling directed at Spurs baller Patty Mills Sunday at The Q … while he was at the free-throw line at the end of a blowout win over the Cleveland Cavs. Zandra Ashley@thats_Z_Truth @KingJames am I the […]

(NY Post) Democrats in the New York Legislature are pushing to approve a 21st Century “Equal Rights Amendment” to the state constitution that would bestow legal protections to non-citizens — including illegal immigrants. “Equality of Rights shall not be denied or abridged because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, gender, […]

Feb. 26 (UPI) — A powerful 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea early Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said — killing at least three people. The earthquake occurred at a depth of nearly 21 miles, the USGS said. Initial reports estimated the earthquake’s magnitude at 8.0, but the figure was later downgraded. It occurred in Papua New […]

Residents said they heard “a big thud, like an earthquake” at the time of the blast in Hinckley Road at about 19:00 GMT on Sunday. Five other people remain in hospital, one in a critical condition, Leicestershire Police said. Supt Shane O’Neill said police believe there may be more people unaccounted for and rescue efforts […]


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