Saturday, February 24, 2018

Gender

ANTIGUA – Female pimp charged with human trafficking

Police have formally charged Cheryl Thompson of Paradise View, the owner and proprietor of Jam Dung Night Club, with four counts of Human Trafficking. The...

ANTIGUA – Jamaican sex workers taken into protective custody

Antiguan authorities say a group of women recently rescued from Jam Dung and Wendy’s nightclubs are now in protective care after it was determined...

BARBADOS – BHTA concerned about possible impact of U.S. health advisory

Chairman of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA), Roseanne Myers,  says she is encouraged by the relevant Government agencies' assurances that Barbados’ drinking water supply remains safe. Responding to statements made to...

UK – West Indian Team to Compete in the Roller Derby World Cup

The Roller Derby World Cup will be happening in England next month and a team of women representing the West Indies are looking to...

TRINIDAD – First ever woman head of state elected

The Electoral College Friday elected the first woman as the sixth Head of State of Trinidad and Tobago with both Prime Minister Dr Keith...

BARBADOS – New Governor General Dame Sandra Mason installed

A new Governor General, Justice Sandra Mason, was installed Monday. The installation ceremony was held in the Senate Chambers of the House of Parliament. The ceremony...

Oprah Winfrey ‘actively thinking’ about running for president

Oprah Winfrey is "actively thinking" about running for president, two of her close friends told CNN Monday. The two friends, who requested anonymity in order...

Golden Globes 2018: Oprah Winfrey steals the show on night dominated by women’s voices

Gary Oldman confirmed his position as Oscar frontrunner by collecting the best actor award for his portrayal of Winston Churchill but the 2018 Golden...

TRINIDAD – Country could appoint first ever woman head of state

A Court of Appeal Judge in the Turks and Caicos Islands, Justice Paula Mae Weekes has been nominated as the Trinidad and Tobago’s choice...

JAMAICA – Liberia’s new First Lady is Jamaican

A Jamaican has become the First Lady of Liberia following the election of her husband as the new president of this West African nation. Clar...