Decriminalising marijuana a complex issue, says Barbados attorney general

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) — Barbados will not be decriminalising marijuana just because other countries are doing so, without the proper supporting information on its effects, said attorney general, Adriel Brathwaite, who restated his position in the debate on legalising marijuana, during a recent meeting with Barbados’ ambassador to the United States, Selwin Hart. During the discussion, Brathwaite said Barbados had […More]


Usain Bolt “The Movie”

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Usain Bolt Talks About His New Documentary Usain Bolt is now a movie star. He refuses to say he’s an actor. “I AM BOLT” The Movie Releases Globally on Monday, November 28, 2016. Such a distinction is important for the Jamaican sprinting great and nine-time Olympic champion. Until his competitive career ends next year, Bolt will continue playing only one […More]


Kanye West Recent Breakdown

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Kanye West Has Been ‘Falling Apart’ Without Kim to Lean On Since Paris Robbery, Says Source The fallout of Kim Kardashian West‘s horrific robbery at gunpoint nearly two months ago in Paris has had its own impact on her relationship with husband Kanye West — and the rapper’s recent breakdown and hospitalization are creating additional strain in their marriage, a source tells PEOPLE. “Kim has had a very rough […More]


Zika no longer an international public health emergency, but sustained response needed, says WHO

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GENEVA, Switzerland — Following a meeting of its emergency committee on zika, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) said that the infectious disease and its associated consequences no longer present a public health emergency of international concern, but stressed the need for sustained effort to address the disease, which has been linked to congenital and other neurological disorders. According […More]


Usain Bolt spurred JFK airport panic, cops made it worse, review finds

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Poor communication among police, private security and other personnel contributed to a mass panic that erupted at a New York City airport when loud cheers for Usain Bolt somehow led to a false report of gunshots, according to a review by a team of top security officials. Passengers at Kennedy Airport ran for the exits on Aug. 14 after cheering […More]


Another Jamaican basket baller close to hitting the big times in the US

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Another Jamaican basketballer has moved closer to becoming an NBA player after former Vere Technical High student and NCAA rebounding phenom Shevon Thompson was drafted by the Orlando Magic affiliate team Erie BayHawks as their second round 11th pick. Thompson’s draft follows on the heels of former Calabar High standout Vashil Hernandez, who was signed by the Miami Heat. Even […More]


Mother arrested after 2-year-old son shoots 1-year-old girl

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Police have arrested a woman in Louisiana after her 1-year-old daughter was accidentally shot in the face by her 2-year-old son. Baton Rouge Police say 23-year-old Crystal Kinchen was arrested Wednesday and faces a charge of second-degree cruelty to a juvenile. Online jail records do not list an attorney for her. Sgt. L’Jean McKneely says the shooting happened Tuesday night […More]


Trinidad woman arrested in drug bust in St Kitts

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BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) — A joint law enforcement operation in St Kitts netted one kilo of cocaine on Tuesday. The person arrested for the bust is reportedly a female native of Trinidad, who recently arrived in the Federation for a few days. The bust reportedly took place at a guesthouse in Basseterre where the woman was staying. Police confirmed […More]


IMF approves US$41.6 million disbursement under rapid credit facility for Haiti

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WASHINGTON, USA — The executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday approved SDR 30.7125 million (about US$41.6 million) in financial assistance for Haiti under the rapid credit facility (RCF) to help the authorities meet urgent balance of payments needs arising from the effects of Hurricane Matthew. The funds will be made available immediately. The strong category-4 hurricane […More]

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