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(NATIONNEWS) — THE URGENT NEED for blood is not solely as a result of the upsurge in violent crimes. This is according to director of medical services at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH), Anthony Harris. “We do have other requirements for blood; other illnesses require blood other than trauma. Every now and then you would ...

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(NEW YORK POST) — A Detroit music festival has dropped its controversial plan to charge white concertgoers twice as much as people of color — saying it was for the “safety of the community” following a furious backlash. The AfroFuture Fest sparked outrage with its ticketing model for the Aug. 3 event that saw people ...

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(NEW YORK POST) — Electrifying footage shows a small boat getting hit by a huge bolt of lightning in Massachusetts and immediately bursting into flames. “Holy s–t, that boat is on fire!” a woman says in South Boston after the direct hit in a severe storm Saturday. The video, obtained by Boston 25 News, shows ...

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(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) — A Venezuelan baby boy fell 20 feet from an apartment window on Sunday. Jaider Mareno, 10 months old, is in critical condition at a hospital with life-threatening injuries. The incident happened at the apartment at Petit Café, Indian Walk, where the child lives with his mother and other relatives. Police were told ...

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Press Release:–  CCRIF SPC and the World Bank are pleased to announce that on July 1, the Facility issued the Caribbean Oceans and Aquaculture Sustainability FaciliTy (COAST) fisheries parametric insurance policy to two of its member governments – Grenada and Saint Lucia. The COAST insurance policies provide coverage for fisherfolk and other players in the […]

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ST JOHNS, Antigua – Flags representing every corner of the globe transformed the streets of English Harbour into a kaleidoscope of colour for the opening parade of the 2019 Optimist World Championship. Pride and patriotism filled the air as 257 young sailors from 65 participating nations, plus supporters and members of the public, turned out […]
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12:00 NOON WEATHER REPORT DATE: 08TH JULY, 2019 FORECASTER: VIGIL SALTIBUS PRESENT WEATHER AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS PARTLY CLOUDY. PRESENT WEATHER AT GFL CHARLES AIRPORT IS PARTLY CLOUDY. PRESENT TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS 31 C OR 88 F. LAST NIGHT’S MINIMUM TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT WAS 26 C OR 79 F. WIND AT HEWANORRA ...

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Guyana Chronicle:– A 20-year-old horse cart operator, who told the court that he stole a man’s motorcycle to purchase a new horse, was on Friday, July 5, 2019, sentenced to one year imprisonment. Ken Dass of Broad Street, Charlestown appeared before Principal Magistrate, Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus, at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court to answer to a simple larceny […]

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PARIS, France (AFP) — Latin America and the Caribbean is facing an obesity epidemic while paradoxically the number of people facing food insecurity in the region continues to rise, the OECD and FAO warned in a report on Monday. “In Latin America and the Caribbean … obesity currently affects around one quarter of the population, while about […]

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After a one-year hiatus, CFW was back on the fashion calendar, repackaged with a new twist: Africa, Nigeria. Pulse, which has dominated the Caribbean fashion industry and modelling, has a long tradition of reinventing itself. The company has just launched its global initiative, partnering with the best of African fashion. Africa, and Nigeria in particular, has been building a respected reputation in couture and has seen its designers featured […]

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