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Judge orders immediate release of Venezuelan boy, mother

News Jada Loutoo 18 Hrs Ago Jesus Marcano, third from right, embraces his son, Jesus Martinez, second from right, and wife, Luisa Martinez Hernandez, after their release from the Chaguaramas Heliport on the order of a High Court judge. At left are attorneys Gerald Ramdeen and Narisa - A HIGH COURT judge on Friday ordered

Ireland needs to prepare for border poll 'in the next decade'

One Fine Gael TD believes a debate on Irish unity has to move 'from aspirational to achievable'. Neale Richmond, the party's European affairs spokesperson, says his party should map out their vision for a united Ireland now. The Dublin-Rathdown TD has proposed a detailed engagement within the party ahead of its Ard Fheis in November.

Will Smith apologises to Chris Rock for Oscars slap

US actor Will Smith has apologised to comedian Chris Rock for hitting him at the 2022 Academy Awards. It is his first in-person statement about the incident. In a post on Instagram, Smith said: "Chris, I apologise to you. My behaviour was unacceptable. And I'm here whenever you're ready to talk." Smith admitted he had

Spain reports Europe's first known monkeypox-related death

Spain has reported the first known monkeypox-related death in Europe of the current outbreak The country's health ministry confirmed the death on Friday. Brazil earlier reported the first monkeypox-related death outside the African continent. In its latest report, the Spanish Health Ministry said 4,298 cases had been confirmed in the country. Of the 3,750 patients

Devine intervention: Walking horses around a church carpark | Friday Night Racing

Trainer Brian Duffy had some divine intervention on his route to the to Galway to win the €120,000 Colm Quinn BMW Mile Handicap with Magic Chegaga on Tuesday at the Galway Festival. It was the biggest success of the Meath-based trainer's training career. It was just his fourth in total. However, it very nearly never

Ukrainian MP criticises Sabina Higgins 'underinformed' call for peace talks

A Ukrainian MP says there is 'no way' of peaceful negotiations with Russia. Kira Rudik was speaking after Sabina Higgins suggested now is the time for peace talks. In a letter to The Irish Times, President Michael D Higgins wife said she was "disappointed" that a recent editorial "did not encourage any ceasefire negotiations that

Ramlogan: Battle for bail was never about freeing criminals

News Jada Loutoo 16 Hrs Ago Former Attorney General Anand Ramlogan, SC. FILE PHOTO - FORMER attorney general Anand Ramlogan, SC, who led the case for Akili Charles, says the challenge was never about “freeing criminals,” but that anyone has a right to apply for bail and have the court consider their application on its

AG welcomes Privy Council’s ruling that bail for murder is legal

News Jada Loutoo 16 Hrs Ago Attorney General Reginald Armour, SC. FILE PHOTO - THE OFFICE of the Attorney General says Thursday’s ruling by the Privy Council, which dismissed its appeal of the Appeal Court’s decision, was significant to the issue of bail for those charged with serious offences. On Thursday, the Privy Council upheld

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World javelin champ thrown overboard from Harbour Master in Grenada

News Stephon Nicholas 7 Hrs Ago Anderson Peters Reigning World javelin champion Anderson Peters was beaten and thrown overboard from the Harbour Master during a boatride in Grenada on Wednesday night. The Grenadian recently returned home to a grand welcome after also claiming silver at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. Grenada is also celebrating

Cascade entrepreneur grows Crisp organic herbs with hydroponics

Business vishannap 14 Hrs Ago Christian Young Sing alongside basil and mint plant at his hydroponic facility in Cascade. - Photo by Sureash Cholai VISHANNA PHAGOO The Young Sing family is known for the mass manufacturing of fixtures for every room of people's homes and have been in that business since 1973. Christian Young Sing

Southex shows how to tap into agriculture

Business Yvonne Webb 14 Hrs Ago A field of pimento peppers in Wallerfield. PHOTO BY ROGER JACOB - ROGER JACOB AS food and food security become the centre of global deliberations, local entrepreneurs interested in agriculture are being encouraged to tap into the opportunities now. Extending the invitation, Southex Promotions CEO George Singh sold the