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“Dangerous, defamatory and uniquely evil” are the words attorney S. Lee Merritt used to describe an American radio talk show host who verbally attacked Botham Jean’s mother, Allison. Merrit, one of the attorneys representing the Saint Lucian Jean family, posted on Twitter, a clip of Chris Krok of WBAP radio in Texas trash-talking Botham’s mother. ...

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CNN: Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups. The new rules require all Catholic dioceses around the world to have a “public and accessible” system in place for reporting abuse by […]

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A statement by Prime Minister Allen Chastanet that girls under 18 are having children with different men, following in the footsteps of their mothers and grandmothers, have not gone down well with a number of people on social media. They have branded his statement as “racist”, “reckless”, and “disrespectful”. Chastanet made the comments during Monday’s ...

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A number of people have expressed dismay on social media at a man who dashed left a child during the recent armed robbery of the Sea Town ‘Chinese restaurant’ on Brazil Street, Castries. Some persons have branded the man a “coward”. Macy wrote: “As none of us know for sure how we would react; but ...

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(JAMAICA OBSERVER) — Cultural practices from as far back as biblical times are partly to blame for what university professor Dr Wendel Abel describes as the “lukewarm attitude” in contemporary Jamaican society for older women having sex with underage boys. In a recent interview with the Jamaica Observer, Dr Abel brought a well-known truth to ...

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(BARBADOS NATION) — The “fire” within the Barbados Fire Service continues to burn. With some members still hot under the collar following Chief Fire Officer Errol Maynard’s recent remarks about his rank and file, things reached a head last week after the Worthing Fire Station in Christ Church shut down due to personnel shortages. It ...

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(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) — Education Minister Anthony Garcia has promised to get to the bottom of a report that a teacher has threatened to kill a family, which includes two students who attend the southern school where he is based. A report of the threat was also made to the Marabella police, the principal, school supervisors ...

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(JAMAICA GLEANER) — Eleven Edwin High School students have been admitted to hospital after the taxi in which they were travelling plunged over the Grantham Bridge en route to their schoool in Frankfield, Clarendon on Wednesday morning. Principal Everton Walters said nine of the students were admitted to the Percy Junor Hospital in Spaldings and ...

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(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) — Po­lice Com­mis­sion­er Gary Grif­fith yes­ter­day pre­sent­ed a graph­ic which sug­gest­ed 14-year-old Nao­mi Nel­son may have been killed by a bul­let to the head from an il­le­gal gun fired by Care­nage res­i­dents and not the po­lice. How­ev­er, he re­fused to be pressed in­to con­firm­ing what the graph­ic seemed to be sug­gest­ing, say­ing he ...

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(JAMAICA OBSERVER) — The police are seeking a construction worker who yesterday shot and injured two of his colleagues at the work site of the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) where rehabilitation is under way. The hospital is situated in Mount Salem, a zone of special operations (ZOSO) for the security forces since September 1, 2017. ...

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