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Were it not for missing salad dressing, Jessica Hughes and her family would have never stopped in the parking lot of the Steak ‘n Shake restaurant on Goodman Road in Southaven on Feb. 9. It was there that she was arrested and charged with misusing the 911 emergency phone system, and where she says she […]

All that makes this island a unique destination is just a click away with The MyBarbados Mobile App. The new destination guide initiated by the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) is now available on both Google Play and the Apple App Store. Word of this comes from Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the BTPA, Dr […]

Exxon Mobil and Hess Corp. said Wednesday they’ve made their seventh oil discovery in the developing offshore fields of Guyana in northeastern South America. The find at the new Pacora-1 exploration represents the continuation of emerging oil development off the coast of the Latin American country, which is immediately east of Venezuela, where political and […]

(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, […]

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AFP) — Thirty years after the Jamaican men’s bobsleigh team took the world by storm at the 1988 Calgary Olympics, it was the turn of a hardy trio of women from the tiny Caribbean island to launch themselves down an icy chute at breakneck speeds at the Pyeonchang Games. “Cool Runnings” the […]

The “Queen Of Stage” landed a role in the hit VH1 reality series when the cast took a trip to Jamaica last month for vacation in Montego Bay. In a snippet uploaded online, the “Needle Eye” deejay can be seen greeting a few of the ladies at the airport, they then proceeded to take welcome shots […]

JAMAICA’S leading information technology magnate Douglas Halsall still has a little way yet to complete his current fixation, which is to fully digitalise operations at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI), Mona. But he has already moved on to his next inclination, which is to start the Caribbean’s first major Internet retailer business, […]

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade is confirmed that a student of Jamaican heritage was killed in last week’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida. She is 17-year-old Helena Ramsey. The shooter shot and killed 17 students. In a statement, foreign affairs minister, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, expressed condolences to the family of the […]

Wedged between Brazil and Venezuela, Guyana could easily go unnoticed. It has fewer than 750,000 people and a per capita income of $4,300, half the regional average, qualifying it as the hemisphere’s third-poorest nation. At the moment, Guyana also might be its luckiest. Having struck big oil offshore starting in 2015, industry experts reckon total reserves at around 2 billion […]

Among the shining stars of this weekend’s opening of the Marvel Studios’ superhero movie “Black Panther” were Letitia Wright from Guyana and Winston Duke of Tobago, who gave notable performances in the Hollywood blockbuster. The pair are riding the success of the anticipated film, which had record-setting advance ticket sales and is in the middle […]


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