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Duchess publishes book of pandemic photos

Duchess publishes book of pandemic photos


LONDON – Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, on Sunday launched a book of photographic portraits taken during Britain’s COVID-19 lockdowns that she said would provide a lasting record of the pandemic. Kate, who is married to Prince William, the Queen’...

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Vaccine exemption certificates

Vaccine exemption certificates


“I do not trust the ingredients in those vaccines, and I don’t trust western medicine.” That is the firm view of a father who remains steadfast that he would not vaccinate his children. The stance of not vaccinating children continues today, in a ...

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Painting raises £45m to aid children’s charities

Painting raises £45m to aid children’s charities


  London - The world's largest painting, which was created by British artist Sacha Jafri, has been sold for £45m to raise funds for children's charities. Jafri spent eight months painting the 1 600 sq m (17 000 sq ft) artwork in a deserted hote...

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Doctors fear pandemic obesity

Doctors fear pandemic obesity


Doctors and health advocates are concerned that the decreasing level of physical activity which intensified because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will lead to an increase in obesity in children. That point was raised on Thursday during the World Obesi...

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Egyptian feminist Nawal El Saadawi passes away

Egyptian feminist Nawal El Saadawi passes away


Cairo - "They said, 'You are a savage and dangerous woman.' "I am speaking the truth. And the truth is savage and dangerous." So wrote Nawal El Saadawi, who has died at the age of 89, according to Egyptian media reports. The pioneering Egypt...

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Curfew for Miami Beach to control spring break crowds

Curfew for Miami Beach to control spring break crowds


The City of Miami Beach imposed an 8 p.m. curfew in its busiest entertainment district on Saturday in an effort to control hordes of spring break vacationers who have become unruly in recent days. Under the new order, police will block off the Art...

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VIDEO: Sagicor The Estates at St George

VIDEO: Sagicor The Estates at St George


Imagine living in a place that you can genuinely call your sanctuary - where you can escape to a blissful home. Tranquil. Picturesque. Charmingly upscale. Your haven where every amenity is a quick stroll away. A beautiful, sprawling gated community n...

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Teen Vogue editor quits over racist tweets

Teen Vogue editor quits over racist tweets


The recently appointed editor of Teen Vogue has said she will no longer join the magazine after a backlash over "racist and homophobic" tweets she wrote in 2011. Alexi McCammond said she had decided to part ways with Condé Nast, the magazine's pub...

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New COVID clusters in Japan linked to daytime karaoke

New COVID clusters in Japan linked to daytime karaoke


TOKYO – A rash of Japanese coronavirus clusters linked to daytime karaoke sessions by the elderly, including several linked to 93 cases in one prefecture, prompted a stern warning on Tuesday and calls for caution from authorities. The recent clust...

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Atherley: Sir Courtney served with distinction

Atherley: Sir Courtney served with distinction


Following is a tribute from Opposition Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley on the passing of former Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados Sir Courtney Blackman. “Our nation has been and is blessed in many and significant ways. Among them is the high ...