Chris Gayle’s ‘very big bat’

Chris Gayle’s ‘very big bat’

LONDON, England – West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has sparked more accusations of sexism after reportedly bragging about his “very big bat” to a female journalist. The incident comes mere months after the Jamaican cricket star was fined $10,000 by Melbourne Renegades for the infamous “Don’t blush, baby” live TV interview with Channel Ten reporter […]

Senior men need bone density tests

Senior men need bone density tests

Osteoporosis is often associated with women but more men over 65 have been diagnosed. For women screening is now routine but when it comes to men, most are never screened and therefore suffer the consequences of the disease. In the U.S., nearly 1.5 million men over 65 have osteoporosis and another 3.5 million men are […]

Remembering ‘Uncle Don’

Remembering ‘Uncle Don’

    Yesterday marked Donald Moore Day across Canada. Originally from Barbados where he was born in 1891, Moore came to Canada in 1913 and was an outstanding leader and advocate for human rights and citizenship. His civic engagement would be felt for generations to come. On April 27, 1954, Moore – affectionately known as […]

Trini cop faces trial on trafficking women

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – In Trinidad and Tobago’s first human trafficking case, a 55-year-old suspended police officer has been committed to stand trial on 13 charges of human trafficking and prostitution. Constable Valentine Eastman was found to have a case to answer at the end of a preliminary inquiry that was heard in camera […]

Guatemala nabs ex-brass over war

GUATEMALA CITY – Guatemala has detained 14 ex-military officials, including the brother of a former president, for forced disappearances and crimes against humanity during the bloodiest period of its 36-year civil war. Among the captured was 83-year-old Manuel Benedicto Lucas, a former top general and brother of ex-President Romeo Lucas, and Byron Barrientos, who was […]

Drake, Rihanna rule Spotify

Drake, Rihanna rule Spotify

Spotify in its year in review says the most-streamed artist of the year was golden boy Drake, with around 1.8 billion total streams. Canada’s Justin Bieber had the most streams in a single day and homegrown The Weeknd’s pop charmer Beauty Behind the Madness was the most-streamed album. At least one thing on the list […]

Yoga aids prostate cancer patients, study says

Researchers at University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine (PSOM) are reporting that yoga is useful for men with prostate cancer who are undergoing radiation therapy. The new, first-of-its-kind study found that general quality of life and measurements of side effects often experienced by prostate cancer patients – including fatigue, sexual health and urinary incontinence […]