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(JAMAICA OBSERVER) – The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has accepted the admissibility of a case challenging Jamaica’s anti-buggery laws. The Human Dignity Trust (HDT) in a release today welcoming the decision, said the victims in the case — a gay man living in exile, and a lesbian who argued that she was forced ...

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(AP) — Obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes, new research suggests, reinforcing evidence that benefits extend beyond weight loss. The study tracked about 20,000 severely obese patients with Type 2 diabetes. Those who had weight loss surgery had a 40 per cent lower chance of ...

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(AVN) – The political organizations that attended the XXXVI Plenary Meeting of the Permanent Conference of Political Parties of Latin America and the Caribbean (Copppal), rejected the interference in the internal affairs of Venezuela, while expressing their support to the country, facing the actions of financial blockade, aggressions, and sanctions imposed by US imperialism. Through ...

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(DNO) – There has been an increase in the reported cases of incest in Dominica after Hurricane Maria, according to Head of the Child Abuse Prevention Unit, Jemma Azille-Lewis. Speaking at a press conference on Monday, she said there are reported cases of brothers and uncles being involved. “I don’t have the figure with me ...

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(CMC) – Haitian authorities Tuesday said at least 1, 500 police officers would be deployed on Wednesday as political organisations and other groups gear up to observe the 212th anniversary of the assassination of Emperor Jean-Jacques Dessalines. The Secretary of State for Public Security, Ronsard St-Cyr, said the authorities have information that several organized groups, ...

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The new season is finally here! NBA fans everywhere have watched as some of their favourite teams (excluding the defending champions Golden State Warriors) made some major changes to their roster. One of the biggest signings came from the oh so beloved Los Angeles Lakers when they took the best player on the planet- LeBron …
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(CMC) – A senior police officer has been granted GUY$250,000 (One Guyana dollar=US$0.004 cents) bail and will re-appear in court on November 12 on charge related to the death of a 64-year-old cyclist. Deputy Superintendent of Police, Patrick Todd, stood before Magistrate Rochelle Liverpool at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday to answer the charges ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) – The annual Sandals Overdrive North American and Caribbean Tour came to a successful close, having touched down in over 21 cities including Baltimore, Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Houston, Long Island, Toronto and Montreal. In the Caribbean, the Overdrive event visited Barbados, after previous stops in Jamaica, Grenada, and Saint Lucia. These events are ...

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