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Netball World Cup 2023 Draw Confirmed

Last week the official draw of the Netball World Cup 2023 took place, with the netball family tuning in globally to find out who their teams will face in the opening stages of the Netball World Cup.…

McLaughlin-Levrone edges Fraser-Pryce for World…

Source: Jamaica Gleaner In the most competitive field of nominees in years, the World Athletics 2022 Women’s Athlete of the Year went to the one who has redefined the 400 metres hurdles event, World…

Kirstie Alley, Emmy-winning ‘Cheers’…

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Kirstie Alley, who won an Emmy for her role on 'Cheers' and starred in films including 'Look Who's Talking', died today. Alley died of cancer that was only recently discovered, her…

US justices spar in latest clash of religion and…

WASHINGTON (AP): The Supreme Court’s conservative majority sounded sympathetic on Monday to a Christian graphic artist who objects to designing wedding websites for gay couples, a dispute that’s the…

World Soil Day 2022: FAO publishes first global…

The report calls for sustainable management amid mounting threats Rome – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today marked World Soil Day 2022 with the launch of its first…

90% Worldwide Population Has Some Immunity to…

In the last five weeks, the disease's weekly deaths have declined slightly. The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said that at least 90 percent of…

International Day of Persons with Disabilities…

Message from Mr. Didier Trebucq UN Resident Coordinator for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean During a recent event in the region, a human rights defender working for a more inclusive society, a…

US Virgin Islands reach US$105M settlement with…

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The US Virgin Islands announced Wednesday that it reached a settlement of more than US$105 million in a sex trafficking case against the estate of financier Jeffrey…

Supreme Court wrestles with Biden’s deportation…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday wrestled with a partisan-tinged dispute over a Biden administration policy that would prioritise the deportation of people in the country illegally who…