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White mayor, black wife: NYC shatters an image

JamaicaObserver.com: "NEW YORK, (AP) Another milestone is passing in America's racial journey: The next mayor of New York City is a white man with a black wife.
Even in a nation with a bi-racial president, where interracial marriage is more accepted and common than ever, Bill de Blasio's marriage to Chirlane McCray is remarkable: He is apparently the first white politician in US history elected to a major office with a black spouse by his side."


Suspected murder

 nationnews.com: "A POST MORTEM is to be conducted into the death of 45-year-old Linda Tull whose body was discovered in her car in Oistins, Christ Church, late last night.

According to a release by police public relations officer Inspector David Welch, Tull and her daughter were leaving the area when they were accosted by a man known to them."


Video shock!

 NationNews  "POLICE HAVE LAUNCHED an investigation into an obscene Internet video posting involving one of their officers.

The nude video scene, which has been widely circulated on a number of Internet sites, including Facebook, as well as via BlackBerry Messenger, features a man, identified as a police sergeant, masturbating for about two minutes."


BROTHER KILLS SISTER

Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday  "TOBAGO was yesterday abuzz with talk after a man turned on his own flesh and blood, stabbing his sister to death on Monday in the presence of her 11-year-old son before later committing suicide by ingesting a poisonous liquid.

The incident occurred at about 5.30 pm in a small, sleepy neighbourhood along Providence Road, just outside Mt Grace/Whim on the northern outskirts of Scarborough. The victims have been identified as Charmaine Phillip, 50, and Winston Phillip, 54. "


Streets of despair -Young women turning to prostitution in Barbados

 nationnews.com: "Hard times are forcing some young women on to the streets to support themselves and their children.

Telling their hard luck stories of trying to find jobs, filling out application after application and dealing with the constant disappointment of being turned down, some admitted they were so desperate for money to put food on the table and provide their young ones with basic necessities that for them, the street was the only answer."