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Brazilian twins who were born conjoined at the head, separated

Conjoined two-year-old twin girls have finally been separated by surgeons in a 15-hour operation. Ysabelle and Ysadora Freitas, from Ceará, Brazil, were the first pair of craniopagus conjoined twins to be born in the country. This rare phenomenon meant the girls had separate brains – despite being joined at the head. But they shared blood […]

Caribbean News

PM wants Muslim heads to expose radicals

Heads of the Mus­lims com­mu­ni­ty in Trinidad and To­ba­go have ap­par­ent­ly agreed to work with the na­tion­al se­cu­ri­ty forces to weed out rad­i­cals who are us­ing the “Ras­ta City” and “Mus­lims” gang ban­ners to con­duct crim­i­nal ac­tiv­i­ty, Min­is­ter of Na­tion­al Se­cu­ri­ty Stu­art Young said yes­ter­day. Young’s com­ment came af­ter a meet­ing be­tween Prime Min­is­ter Dr […]

International News

Justice Department issues subpoenas in criminal investigation of Boeing

US Justice Department prosecutors have issued multiple subpoenas as part of an investigation into Boeing’s Federal Aviation Administration certification and marketing of 737 Max planes, sources briefed on the matter told CNN. The criminal investigation, which is in its early stages, began after the October 2018 crash of a 737 Max aircraft operated by Lion […]

Caribbean News

Government outlines new plans for debt-ridden LIAT

Prime Minister Mia Mottley Wednesday said that the core elements of a new, sustainable model for the regional airline, LIAT, are already clear and that the restructuring is expected to dramatically cut the airline’s cost to the Barbados taxpayer. Speaking in the Barbados Parliament as she delivered the 2019-2020 budget, Mottley said that significant progress […]