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Floodwaters, People Power and the Legacy of Misdevelopment

Poor people fed up to how yuh system set up Well, everyday the ghetto youths dead up Mi ask the leader, him a di arranger Fi mek poor people surround by danger Fly and the roach and giant mosquito Sewage water whey fill with bacteria Unno ever take a look down inna di Riverton area Bactu, and Seaview, Waterhouse, Kentire Long time the MP him nuh come near yah And the other one whho claims sey she a counsellor The words by Bounty Killa, also known as the 'poor people's governor' is relevant to every single Caribbean country, where the type of leadership after independence has failed to be sensitive to the experiences of those who have most been disadvantaged by social structures.

Logan County Board of DD begins chicken BBQ ticket sales

The Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities discussed the LCDD Foundation's Chicken BBQ at their board meeting Thursday, August 16th, 2018. The meal is only $8 and tickets can be purchased from any LCBDD or RTC Industries, Inc. employee or board member.

McGregor Hall offers a rich array of programs for 2018-19

"Scattered, Smothered and Covered: A Waffle House Christmas," with "Three's Company" start Joyce DeWitt, is part of the Rosemyr Corporation McGregor Live! series. Submitted "Scattered, Smothered and Covered: A Waffle House Christmas," with "Three's Company" start Joyce DeWitt, is part of the Rosemyr Corporation McGregor Live! series.

Ranchers, wildfire and the quest to keep cows and sheep from burning

For more than 11 consecutive days, Jacky Caras spent her daylight hours worrying about her son-in-law and grandsons, and her evenings crying over the fate of Baby Bull, a prized animal still young enough to be under the care of its mother. Her family and others in the ranching community are hitting the charred mountains in the Coal Hollow Fire burning above Spanish Fork on a daily basis, spending back-breaking hours on horseback and risking their own lives to save what they can of their livestock.

New study finds that most people who don't regularly attend church still believe

The Charleston Area Justice Ministry brings together more than 20 racially and theologically diverse local congregations to address community-wide issues. File A packed St. Michael's Church in downtown Charleston during the church's Christmas pageant Sunday Dec. 24, 2017.

Ariana Grande's tears for Manchester

The 25-year-old singer was left devastated after 22 people were killed at Manchester Arena after her show in May 2017 when a bomb was detonated and over a year later, she still can't discuss the tragedy without crying. Speaking to Beats 1 Radio's Ebro Darden, Ariana - who has just released her new album 'Sweetener' - said: "Obviously [if you see it] on the news it affects you but not in the same way.

Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! Dessert Party Tickets Now Available

You won't want to miss the winter holiday fun at Disney's Hollywood Studios in 2018. One our favorite new shows is "Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!", a modern day classic retelling of ABC's "Prep & Landing," which follows Wayne and Lanny as they attempt to find Saint Nick and save Christmas.

Eric Clapton Celebrates Christmas With First Full-Length Holiday Album: Exclusive

The Bushbranch Records/Surfdog Records set, which features a cover illustration of Santa Claus by Clapton, is Slowhand's 24th studio album and his first since 2016's I Still Do. The album's 14 tracks are a mix of standards -- including "White Christmas," "Silent Night," and "Away in a Manger" -- and lesser known holiday tunes, along with an original new track, "For Love On Christmas Day."

Celebrate Big Mike's birthday in Hayward

Big Mike, the colossus that once stood sentry at the city's north end on Mission Boulevard and now looms over Bell Plastics on National Avenue, will celebrate its birthday Sunday. Fittingly, the free party in his honor will be a huge one, with jugglers, lots of food and classic cars.

When Will Everything Stop Smelling Like Poop?

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How I found my race in America

I tried to be the good immigrant by assimilating as swiftly as I could when I arrived in the United States as a young girl. I tried to be a grateful immigrant by learning to talk, dress, cook, eat, drink, dance, and even think like an American.

Good samaritans gather to pack children's Christmas packages | Photos

MAS WRAP: Robyn Hicks and Jenny Abbott are two dedicated volunteers busy packing boxes for children in developing countries. Photo: JUDE KEOGH 0817jksamaritan1 Volunteers were busy at Christian Ministry Centre on Friday making up Christmas packages to be sent to children in developing countries.

Get in tune with TC music this fall

This fall's Texarkana College music calendar brings award-winning musicians, top faculty, a harpist, outdoor choral music and more to local music lovers. There's also something brand new: a TC Music & Movies series.

Nanaimo Theatre Group announces 2018-19 season

The cast for the Nanaimo Theatre Group production of Murder in Green Meadows is meeting for their first script readthrough at Bailey Studio. This fall the 1992 murder mystery by American playwright Douglas Post kicks off the NTG's 2018-19 season.

RTE launches first-rate new autumn season

RT has launched its new Autumn TV season which features approximately 60 new series, including first-rate home-produced comedy, drama, documentary and lifestyle programmes. Some of Ireland's best known faces gathered on Thursday to celebrate the launch of the new schedule, where RT's Director-General Dee Forbes said the new season "explores all sides of Irish life, past and present.

Dracut woman shares her personal miracles in new book

Not everyone believes in miracles, but too much has happened to Estelle Falardeau for her not to. The Dracut resident says she has experienced several miracles in her 76 years of life.

Duterte proclaims holidays in 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte signed Proclamation No. 555 on Aug. 15, which also includes November 2 and December 24 as two additional non-working days throughout the country.

Tapping into a new pastime in downtown Sydney

Alisha Barron, the owner of Fired Creations - The Pottery Painting CafA©, plans on opening her new business at the corner of George and Townsend streets in Sydney in the next couple of weeks. She's hoping the pottery cafA© concept taps into a previously untouched part of the creative sector locally.

'Rest in Peace' party held for $1 million tear down home in San Jose

Willow Glen residents attended a 'Rest in Peace' get-together last week to say good-bye to this old house at 924 Willow Glen Way. It will be torn down in a few weeks because the foundation is shot and was deemed irreparable.

Opinion: Exotic cars aren't reliable and I don't care

What a prospect. I'd missed out on 911s and cryptocurrency, so I wasn't going to miss this investment opportunity.

Hallmark Reveals Casts for Two Christmas Movies

With a record 36 holiday movies slated to premiere later this year on either Hallmark Channel or Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, ET can exclusively reveal details on two of those original Yuletide films, including one starring network favorite Alicia Witt . Witt will topline House on Honeysuckle Lane , based on the Mary Elizabeth McDonough novel, for Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, her first Christmas movie for the channel but sixth overall for the Hallmark family.

What to Watch on Tuesday: Let a Santa Jawsa prep you for the final Sharknado

Syfy is showing low-budget shark movies all week as they lead up to Sunday night's premiere of the final film in the "Sharknado" franchise. More about that on Sunday.

Start Budgeting for the Holidays Now

It may not feel like it as you battle 104 degree subway platforms and pray for this summer to finally end, but the holidays are almost upon us. And that means starting to budget for gifts, flights, feasts and all the other Yuletide trappings.

Summer garden harvest makes for good Christmas gifts

"Christmas is coming, Christmas is coming!" My daughter and son used to chant that when they were little. The excitement usually began sometime around the middle of August and lasted all the way up until the bitter end.