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Guyana: Transgender woman told to dress like a man

Demerara Waves:- (Feb 27, 2017) City Magistrate Dylon Bess, this morning, made an unconventional move clearing out his court before dealing with the assault matter of transgender woman, Ronnel...

Jamaica: Former Minister responds to death threats

Jamaica Observer:-DECLARING that she is without fear of reprisal when it comes to women’s and children’s rights, former Youth and Culture Minister Lisa Hanna yesterday lashed her critics, some...

Jamaica told to take its prisoners

Jamaica Observer:-KINGSTON, Jamaica — A British parliamentarian is livid that Jamaica refused his country’s £25-million offer to help fund construction of a new prison, allowing nearly 600 Jamaicans incarcerated...

Greater role urged for Caribbean First Ladies

Antigua Observer:-Several women of prominence are calling for the Caribbean’s first ladies and the spouses of heads of government to be allowed more prominent roles in the development of...
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Barbados denies HIV infection from pineapple

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Barbados health authorities have dismissed as untrue a report on social media that a 10-year-old boy was infected with the HIV virus after eating pineapple...

Antigua: Child rapist gets 20 years

Antigua Observer:-Former prison officer Donald Lumsden will spend the next 20 years incarcerated in the prison where he worked, 1735, for violating the trust of a family when he...
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T&T: Court trial after pit bulls maul mom to death

Trinidad Express:-A Civil Court trial to determine whether the Housing Development Corporation is liable for a tenant's pitbulls mauling death of a woman, began on Thursday. Lionel Rackal, the widower...

Guyana: More court action against parking meters

Kaieteur News:-A third court action has been filed against Mayor of Georgetown Patricia Chase-Green and Town Clerk, Royston King, as it relates to the parking meter project. According to reports,...
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T&T: Advocate challenges homosexuality laws

Trinidad Express:-Trinidad-born UK-based gay rights advocate Jason Jones has mounted a legal challenge against the State, seeking to have existing laws criminalising homosexuality declared null and void. Jones and his...
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Rihanna named Humanitarian of the Year

Barbados Today:-Barbadian pop star Rihanna is accustomed to winning awards for her music. But next week, she will be given one that has absolutely nothing to do with her...