Academia has to stop eating its young

In the short term, the contract faculty who teach the majority of courses at York University are striking for higher wages. In the long run, contract teaching needs to be…

Putting The Hand-Cuffs On Recidivism

Bishop Charlesworth BROWNE If Antigua and Barbuda as a developing nation is serious about reducing its prison population, one crucial component will have to be reducing recidivism. Currently, a lot…

Murder-suicide, child sees mom killed

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – A five-year-old girl who was in the back seat of a car had to watch as a man shot her mother dead before turning the weapon on…

Negotiations for Kyoto Protocol alternative at ‘critical’ stage

Negotiations for Kyoto Protocol alternative at ‘critical’ stage

KINGSTON – Director of the Meteorological Services Jeffery Spooner says negotiations are at a critical stage as it relates to finding an alternative to the Kyoto Protocol, which looks at…

Seven Venezuelan officials targeted by US

Seven Venezuelan officials targeted by US

The USA has targeted at least seven Venezuelan officials with sanctions for alleged human rights violations. Those named, including the head of police, will have assets frozen and be blocked…

Boy recovering from gunshot wound

BRIDGETOWN – A nine year-old boy was shot in the head on Saturday morning as he was travelling with his family along one of the most bustling streets in Bridgetown.…

Air Europa partners with Seaborne Airlines to expand Caribbean service

Air Europa partners with Seaborne Airlines to expand Caribbean service

The Spanish airline Air Europa says it will continue its expansion across the Caribbean by connecting daily flights between Spain and the Dominican Republic. Seaborne – a Puerto Rican airline,…

India touts surveillance cameras as quick fix for women’s safety

India touts surveillance cameras as quick fix for women’s safety

NEW DELHI — A Nigerian woman in New Delhi recently accepted a ride home from an upscale shopping mall with four men who then raped her in a moving car…

Winter tourism season booms in Cuba

Winter tourism season booms in Cuba

A dozen tour buses idled along the Malecón and so many tourists were snapping pictures of the giant images of Che Guevara and Camilo Cienfuegos on a recent day at…

Woman guilty of buttocks injection death

Woman guilty of buttocks injection death

A former madam faces up to 40 years in prison for killing a British woman during a botched surgical procedure. The woman who dubbed herself “the Michelangelo of buttocks injections”…