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Cuba to get ready for same sex marriage — Castro’s daughter

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — In Cuba, where homosexuals once suffered harsh repression, a new reform-oriented constitution being drafted could pave the way for same sex marriage, Raul Castro's daughter Mariela Castro Espin says. She is the director of the National...

15th Annual Soca Awards

PRESS RELEASE: Castries, St Lucia (July 20th , 2018) – The Soca Awards Organization has designated July 10th 2018 as the main event day of its 15th annual International Soca Awards, under the theme: Taking Soca to Higher Heights...

Campari Switches Things Up!

PRESS RELEASE: Performers Mighty & Subance are currently in the US, flying the flag high for Saint Lucia and the popular Dennery Segment music. The Dennery Soca Monarch winners and Soca Switch Champions have been experiencing a good season...

Why are people sharing this photo?

BBC:-  Family portraits often prove popular on social media, but this one has inspired people to click the like button more than most. American couple Aminat and Justin McClure posted it to celebrate their family's mixed heritage, prompting thousands of people...

CAMPARI Brings It All Together

PRESS RELEASE: Campari, Saint Lucians favorite bittersweet red aperitif and cornerstone ingredient in the Negroni, is definitely onto something intriguing and awe-inspiring with its brand new campaign.  Distributed by Peter & Company Distribution (PCD) in Saint Lucia, Campari on Friday...

Create the perfect outdoor environment by using these landscaping tips

(From Contributor Lucy Jones) The art of using the visible features of the land to enhance its appeal and make it look more inviting is what landscaping is all about.  Although art seems the dominating factor in landscaping there...

Driver sacked after kicking lesbian couple out of Uber

Sky News:-  An Uber driver has had his licence suspended after he forced two kissing women to get out of his car in New York City. The couple - Alex lovine and Emma Pichl - were travelling from Brooklyn to Manhattan...

Gay Pride colours Rome

France 24:-  ROME (AFP) - Thousands of people took to the streets of Rome on Saturday to celebrate Gay Pride just days after Italy's new families minister caused a storm by saying that homosexual families do not legally exist. The annual march in...

Recognition and protection of the human rights of LGTI persons reinforced at the OAS

Press Release:-  (Castries, June 7, 2018) This is the 70th year since the creation of the Organization of American States (OAS) in which thematic coalitions were invited to reflect about OAS development in the Americas. We saw allies integrate a...

Barbados: Time to stop the discrimination against LGBT, Cleric says

Barbados Today:-  A local church leader is speaking out in support of a move by members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community to be heard. Chairman of the Barbados Christian Council Canon Noel Burke pointed out today that...

Bill Clinton says he doesn’t owe Lewinsky an apology

Sky News:-  Bill Clinton has defended his decision not to resign two decades ago over his affair with Monica Lewinsky, saying he doesn't owe the former White House intern an apology. In an interview with NBC News, the former US president...

Guyana: LBGT community hosts march

Guyana Times:- Scores of Guyanese on Saturday joined a march organized and executed to mark the end of the LGBT Pride Week in Guyana. Despite threats from the Georgetown Ministers’ Fellowship on Friday, hundreds turned up to the Pride Festival and...

21st baby on the way in Britain’s biggest family

Metro UK:- Britain’s biggest family is about to get bigger as they are set to welcome their 21st baby into the world. Parents Sue and Noel Radford announced they are expecting a girl – despite claiming they would call it quits...

One million French smokers quit in a year

BBC:-  France has seen a sharp fall in the number of people smoking daily, with one million fewer lighting up from 2016-2017, a survey suggests. Such a drop has not been seen in a decade, according to Public Health France, which...

Ronaldinho says he won’t marry two women at same time

N.Y Daily News:-  Former Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho Gaucho objected to rumors that he plans to marry his two fiancees in one civil ceremony this August. "It's the biggest lie," he told Globo Esporte Thursday. "I'm not getting married." The rebuttal came a day...

Ronaldinho ‘to marry’ his two girlfriends

Sky News:-  Former Brazil international Ronaldinho is to "marry" his two girlfriends, it has been reported. The 38-year-old football star planned to tie the knot with Priscilla Coelho and Beatriz Souza, both 30, in August, according to journalist Le Dias, from...

Saint Lucia Setting New Records in 2018

PRESS RELEASE: CASTRIES, May 17, 2018 - Saint Lucia’s tourism sector is enjoying robust growth. First Quarter figures show the island continuing a strong growth trend, building on a record-setting year of 2017.  Stay over arrivals increased by 9.5%...

LGBT community cheers pope’s ‘God made you like this’ remark

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis’ reported comments to a gay man that “God made you like this” have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis’ desire to make gay people feel welcomed and loved...

Guyana: ‘Gays, lesbians must leverage votes for scrapping of buggery, cross-dressing laws’

Demerara Waves:-  The Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) on Wednesday urged lesbians and gays to use their votes as bargaining chips in elections to get government to scrap discriminatory colonial laws. “As an organised demographic where you are not only citizens...

Japan’s single women a burden on the state, MP says

BBC:-  An MP from Japan's governing party has been accused of sexism after he said young Japanese women should have more children or face being a burden on the state. Speaking at an LDP party meeting, Kanji Kato said young women...

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