TURKEY – Terror threats spoil New Year’s plans

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ANKARA — With less than 48 hours left in 2015, Turkey today became the latest country to announce the foiling of a holiday attack plot, detaining two suspected Islamic State militants believed to be planning suicide bombings during New Year celebrations in the capital city’s heart. “They were caught before […]

Opportunities for Bajan footballers

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Jomo Harris of the UWI Blackbirds and Romario Harewood  of the Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme have been selected to participate in the third consecutive Caribbean Football Union/Major League Soccer Combine to be held in Martinique between January 1 and 4. Unlike previous years, this third installment is being held […]

Cricket beyond the boundary and Tom’s cabin

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If West Indies cricketers and administrators needed additional motivation to spur them from the prolonged morass into which they have sunk, they have been provided with it in ample measure beyond the boundary in Australia over the past weeks. It is sometimes an insurmountable task to lift oneself from physical […]

BAHAMAS – Stabbed to death over mayonnaise

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NASSAU –– A Yellow Elder resident was stabbed to death outside his home during a fight with another man yesterday morning. “Our preliminary information is that a 30-year-old male became involved in an argument with a [man],” Chief Superintendent Paul Rolle said on the scene. The body of a stabbing victim […]

PENNSYLVANIA – Cosby charged

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NORRISTOWN –– Comedian Bill Cosby was charged today with sexually assaulting a woman in 2004 after plying her with drugs and alcohol, marking the first criminal case against a once beloved performer whose father-figure persona was already left tattered by dozens of misconduct accusations. Hours after the charge was filed, […]