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Report: Mugabe Mocks US on Gay Marriage, Offers to Propose to President Obama (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Report: Mugabe Mocks US on Gay Marriage, Offers to Propose to President Obama

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe mocked the U.S. on the Supreme Court recently upholding gay marriage and offered to propose to President Obama. SMH. Mugabe said, “Since President Obama endorses the same-sex marriage, advocates homosexual people and enjoys an attractive countenance, thus if it becomes necessary I shall travel to Washington DC, get […]

by · July 5, 2015 · African News
DISGRACEFUL:  Jamaica's Public Hospitals are Death Traps for the Poor [Pictured: Cornwall Regional Hospital] (Photo Credit: Facebook)

DISGRACEFUL: Jamaica’s Public Hospitals are Death Traps for the Poor

(OPINION) — The schism between the rich and the poor in Jamaica is fast becoming comparable to Haiti. It’s a sad commentary that the public health system is broken beyond words. I had always heard about the deplorable conditions at hospitals such as Cornwall Regional Hospital, but experienced it firsthand […]

by · July 4, 2015 · Caribbean News
Trevor Wynter, Son Found Shot to Death in Savanna-la-Mar (Photo Credit:  Savanna-la-Mar Courthouse, Police Station/Wikipedia)

Trevor Wynter, Son Found Shot to Death in Savanna-la-Mar

SHOCK:  A father and son were killed in a double homicide in Savanna-La-Mar, Jamaica. The body of Trevor Wynter, 62, who was a supporter of Westmoreland’s Reno Football Club, was found riddled with bullets in his bed. Wynter’s son, Jahboukie Wynter, 19, was found dead from apparent gunshot wounds a […]

by · July 2, 2015 · Caribbean News
Aruban Mitch Henriquez Dies After Brutal Beating by Dutch Police Following Arrest

Aruban Mitch Henriquez Dies After Brutal Beating by Dutch Police Following Arrest

Protests turned violent in The Hague as about 200 demonstrated over the police custody death of Aruba resident Mitch Henriquez, 42, who was arrested at a music festival. Dutch prosecutors have launched an inquiry into Henriquez’s death. Videos show him being pinned to the ground by five white Dutch police […]

by · June 29, 2015 · Caribbean News
Judy Mozes, Wife of Israel's Interior Minister, Tweets Racist Obama Joke (Photo Credit: Twitter Video Screengrab via @JudyMozes)

Judy Mozes, Wife of Israel’s Interior Minister, Tweets Racist Obama Joke

Judy Mozes, the wife of Israel’s interior minister, tweeted a racist joke about President Barack Obama on Sunday morning. Mozes tweeted:  “Do you know what Obama Coffee is? Black and weak.” Wow, really? She issued an apology after deleting the tweet. Judy Mozes is a talk-show host. So much for […]

Ex-Fifa VP Jack Warner Accused of Diverting $750K Meant for Haiti Earthquake Victims (Photo Credit: Facebook)

Ex-Fifa VP Jack Warner Accused of Diverting $750K Meant for Haiti Earthquake Victims

Former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner is accused of diverting $750,000 in emergency funds for victims of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, the BBC reports. These funds were donated by Fifa and the Korean Football Association. US investigators are alleging that the money went to accounts controlled by Jack Warner, at his direction […]

by · June 9, 2015 · Caribbean News
Jamaica's Outgoing Deputy Public Defender Matondo Mukulu Slams Rampant Nepotism (Photo Credit: JA Observer Video Screengrab)

Outgoing Deputy Public Defender Matondo Mukulu Says Jamaicans “Too Chummy”

Jamaica’s outgoing deputy public defender Matondo Mukulu had slammed the nepotism and favoritism rampant on the island. Mukulu said, “It’s too chummy. The issue of ‘because I know you and you and I went to school together’ sort of diminishes our ability as a small country to be objective in the performance of […]

by · June 6, 2015 · Caribbean News
Bustamante High School Teacher Enoch Bailey Shot and Killed in Jamaica (Photo Credit: Facebook via Bustamante High School)

Bustamante High School Teacher Enoch Bailey Shot and Killed in Jamaica

SHOCK:  Bustamante High School teacher Enoch Bailey, 41, was shot and killed outside his home in May Pen, Jamaica. The Jamaica Observer reports that Bailey, who taught electrical engineering at the school,  “drove home around 10:35 pm and exited his car when he was attacked” and fatally shot. Police have made no arrests […]

by · May 29, 2015 · Caribbean News
Brazilian Anti-Corruption Blogger Evany José Metzker Found Dead in Minas Gerais State

Brazilian Anti-Corruption Blogger Evany José Metzker Found Dead in Minas Gerais State

Brazilian anti-corruption blogger Evany José Metzker found dead near town of Padre Paraiso in Minas Gerais state. Evany José Metzker, a blogger who railed against government corruption, was found dead in Brazil on Wednesday. Police said Metzker’s decapitated body was found in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais. He had been […]

by · May 21, 2015 · Latin America
Damas Pakedeh, Ethiopian-Israeli Soldier Beaten by Cops, Meets with Netanyahu

Damas Pakedeh, Ethiopian-Israeli Soldier Beaten by Cops, Meets with Netanyahu

Ethiopian-Israeli soldier Damas Pakedeh beaten by cops meets with Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu calls for unity against racism after meeting with Ethiopian Jews. This comes after a video of Ethiopian-Israeli soldier Damas Pakedeh being beaten by Israeli soldiers in unprovoked attack. The attack sparked protests, which turned violent on […]

by · May 4, 2015 · Middle East