On June 14, U.S. Embassy Bridgetown hosted an interactive program aimed at promoting tolerance and preventing hate crimes against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community. The program featured a screening of the award-winning documentary Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine, followed by an interactive webchat featuring the U.S. Department of State’s Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons Randy Berry, filmmaker Michele Josue, who is the director and writer of Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine, and Jason Marsden, Executive Director of the Matthew Shepherd Foundation.
They range in age from 18 to 50. A barista, an accountant, a recent high school grad, a journalist, a dancer. While different in so many ways, they have one thing in common: They lost their lives in the deadliest mass shooting in the United States.
Thirty five year Desrey Veronia Stowe is to appear at the District B Magistrates Court in Barbados tomorrow Thursday June 9, 2016 to answer to drug related charges.
A Venezuelan woman died on Monday after being shot in the face when looters raided state food warehouses, her family said, in the latest unrest in the crisis-hit OPEC nation. Relatives of hotel worker Jenny Ortiz, 42, said she died in hospital after being shot during the melee late on Sunday in San Cristobal, a town near the border of Colombia, where looting and antigovernment protests have occurred in recent months.