LONDON, England (AP) — British police say doctors have delivered a baby boy whose pregnant mother was shot dead with a crossbow at her home in London.The Metropolitan Police force says 35-year-old Devi Unmathallegadoo was wounded in the abdomen during the attack on Monday. She died in a local hospital, where medics delivered her son.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Millions of girls in Pakistan are still out of school, mostly because the Government spends less money on education, a leading international rights group said Tuesday — a dire warning that follows Prime Minister Imran Khan’s promises to offer education to all children.
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Group says millions of Pakistani girls deprived of education
NEW YORK, USA (AP) — CNN sued the Trump Administration yesterday, demanding that correspondent Jim Acosta’s credentials to cover the White House be returned because their revocation violates the constitutional right of freedom of the press.
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CNN sues Trump, demanding return of Acosta to White House
BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — The death of a 13-year-old boy, who was knocked out during a kick-boxing match in Thailand, has sparked debate over whether to ban matches involving children.
Thailand’s child boxing debated after 13-year-old’s death
THE International Travel Crisis Management Summit (ITCMS) in London honoured Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett last week Thursday with the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) Champions in Challenge Award.
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Bartlett wins Challenge Award
Today is the 318th day of 2018. There are 47 days left in the year.TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT1969: Apollo 12 blasts off for the moon.OTHER EVENTS1533: Spanish conquistadors take the city of Cuzco, the capital of the Inca empire.1647: England’s King Charles I is recaptured and imprisoned by rebels.1775: American troops under Benedict Arnold invade Quebec Province in Canada.
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This Day in History — November 14
ROSE HALL, St James — Latoya Cunningham is a broken woman.The horrible car crash yesterday morning on the Rosehall main road in St James which took the life of her six-year-old daughter Latisha Williams, was the fourth death to hit her family since she was a teenager.
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‘Mi feel like just dead right now’
FLY Jamaica Airways passengers who have been stranded since the crash-landing of one of its carriers in Guyana last Friday were still, up to yesterday, unaware of when they will be able to return to the island, as the airline has not given them any information.Late yesterday the airline, in an e-mail, advised passengers who were scheduled to fly between November 9 and November 13 that they should not proceed to the airport until further notice.
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Q. I would like to study marine engine repair and boat fabrication in the US, and I have a friend that wants to go to flight school, also in the US. Is this possible, or can you only attend traditional colleges as an international student?
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Doing vocational studies in the United States
SANDALS Resorts International (SRI), which is committed to investing in the development of young people across the Caribbean and continuing to strengthen its succession planning strategy has, since 2012, recruited more than 100 trainee managers to participate in its Management Trainee Programme (MTP). Most recently, 27 new trainees were selected from among 138 applicants across the region to join the competitive and robust programme.
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Sandals recruits new batch of trainee managers
GOVERNMENT will be spending almost $1 billion in the final round of a national disaster -mitigation works programme, which will lead into to the Christmas season, Prime Minister Andrew Holness informed the House of Representatives yesterday.
$1-billion disaster-mitigation programme
CULIACÁN, Mexico (AFP) — He has lost weight in his New York jail cell, and some of his larger-than-life aura, but Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman still looms large over Mexico’s Sinaloa, where he launched his narcotics empire.
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Even from jail, ‘El Chapo’ looms large in Mexican home state
MONS, Belgium (AFP) — The graves at a cemetery outside the Belgian town of Mons hold the remains of both the first and last British soldiers to fall in World War I.The Saint Symphorien site is less well-known than larger memorials like those around Ypres in Belgium or Vimy and Verdun in the battlefields of France.
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World War I: Mons graves hold first and last to fall
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Caribbean Community (Caricom) agriculture ministers have been presented with a study that analyses the weaknesses and opportunities in intra-regional food trade and transportation, the Guyana-based Caricom Secretariat has said.
Hundreds of people from communities in Mandeville and its environs received a range of health services during a four-day health and wellness fair hosted recently by Northern Caribbean University (NCU) at its main campus.
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Hundreds benefit from NCU health fair