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CARPHA sends strong message on reducing hypertension

CARPHA sends strong message on reducing hypertension


Port of Spain – The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) on Monday urged regional governments, civil society and private sector organisations and other stakeholders to adopt a more holistic approach to reducing the prevalence of hyp...

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Model Naomi Campbell has first baby

Model Naomi Campbell has first baby


Naomi Campbell is a mom! The supermodel and actress, 50, welcomed her first baby, she announced on Instagram, sharing a sweet photo of her hand holding the infant's feet. "A beautiful little blessing has chosen me to be her mother," Campbell ca...

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BHTA pays tribute to Jeffrey Kinch

BHTA pays tribute to Jeffrey Kinch


Following is a statement from the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) following the death of veteran hotelier Jeffrey Kinch. “The chairman, board of directors, secretariat and members of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association wish to...

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Reports: Bill Gates left Microsoft amid investigation of affair

Reports: Bill Gates left Microsoft amid investigation of affair


California - Microsoft was investigating its co-founder Bill Gates over a 20-year-old affair shortly before he stepped down from the company's board last year. The tech giant confirmed that it had launched a probe after concerns were reported abou...

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Hotelier Jeff Kinch dies

Hotelier Jeff Kinch dies


Former hotelier and businessman Jeff Kinch has died. In a post announcing Kinch’s passing on the Dover Beach Hotel Facebook page Saturday, Kinch’s family described him as “a giant of a man”. The announcement read:  “With profound sadness, we an...

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Lady Straker passes

Lady Straker passes


Joyce Lady Straker, wife of Sir Emile Straker, passed away on Sunday evening, surrounded by her family. Sir Emile was a founding member and front man of the world-renowned Barbadian group, The Merrymen. A pioneer in her own right, Lady Straker ...

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NCF’s virtual celebration of Kamau on Tuesday

NCF’s virtual celebration of Kamau on Tuesday


Literary icon, Edward Kamau Brathwaite, will be celebrated in a webinar on what would have been his 91st birthday. The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) is hosting Words & Wisdom – Celebrating Kamau’s Birthday, via Zoom on Tuesday, May 11 at ...

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Childish Gambino facing lawsuit over ‘This Is America’

Childish Gambino facing lawsuit over ‘This Is America’


Washington - Childish Gambino is being sued for copyright infringement over his Grammy Award-winning rap song This Is America. Emelike Nwosuocha, a rapper who performs as Kidd Wes, claims the song copied his track Made In America, which was releas...

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Shaggy to perform at UWI Virtual Toronto Benefit Awards

Shaggy to perform at UWI Virtual Toronto Benefit Awards


The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica – The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has announced that two-time Grammy award winning recording artiste Shaggy will perform at the Virtual Toronto Benefit Awards 2021, on Saturday, May 22 at 7 p.m. S...

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Bill and Melinda Gates ‘signed separation contract’ before announcing divorce

Bill and Melinda Gates ‘signed separation contract’ before announcing divorce


Bill and Melinda Gates agreed how to divide their property and assets before announcing their divorce on Monday, United States media reported. The billionaire couple, who have been married for 27 years, reportedly signed a separation contract outl...