Thursday, January 18, 2018

News



California teen leads deputies to parents' house of horrors

Jan. 18, 2018, 11:21 AM AST Comments

PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults.


Has #MeToo gone too far? Ansari story sparks debate

Jan. 18, 2018, 9:57 AM AST Comments

The #MeToo movement has been embraced by legions of women as a vital step toward countering widespread sexual abuse and misconduct. This week, more so than at any point in the movement's brief history, there's visceral discussion about its potential for causing harm.






GOODBYE DEAR DADDY*

Jan. 17, 2018, 10:4 PM AST Comments

Former president George Maxwell Richards was yesterday hailed as a patriotic hero who left a legacy as a gentle giant, a man who loved his country and family. Richards’s final farewell took place yesterday at a State funeral at the National Academy for the Performing Arts (NAPA), Port of Spai


21 gun salute at Belgroves*

Jan. 17, 2018, 9:59 PM AST Comments

From schoolchildren to the elderly, they lined the streets in scores outside Belgroves Funeral Home in Tacarigua to say farewell to former president George Maxwell Richards yesterday. From the nearby St Mary’s Anglican Primary School, children in uniform, led by teachers and guardians, congreg