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Trump says ‘I’m not a racist,’ keeps door open for DACA deal

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.,  (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump insisted yesterday “I’m not a racist” in response to reports that he had described immigrants from Haiti and African countries as coming from “shithole countries.” Trump also said he was “ready, willing and able” to reach a deal to protect illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children from being deported but that he did not believe Democrats wanted an agreement.

GPHC X-ray service down

Issues with the output of X-ray images at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) have resulted in patients having to seek X-ray services at private facilities.

Roy smashes 180 as England win by five wickets in Melbourne

MELBOURNE,  (Reuters) – Opener Jason Roy smashed England’s highest individual score in one-day internationals to guide his side to a comfortable five-wicket victory against Australia in the opening match of the series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.

President hosts media

President hosts media: President David Granger (seated sixth from left) yesterday hosted his traditional Media Brunch for journalists of both the private and public media at State House.

Jacobs career-best turns back Hurricanes

KINGSTON, Jamaica,  – Leg-spinner Damion Jacobs snatched a career-best 12-wicket haul as Jamaica Scorpions needed just an hour to dispose of Leeward Islands Hurricanes by 57 runs in their ninth round match in the Regional Four-Day Championship here yesterday.

We should develop our homeland instead of immigrating to the US where we are scorned

Dear Editor, Governments and diplomats throughout Africa and the Global South continue to express their outrage and disgust at Donald Trump’s most recent ignorant and racist diatribe, in which he suggested that the US should focus its immigrant entry policy on countries such as Norway, rather than El Salvador, Haiti and the countries of the African continent, which he actually described as “shithole countries”.

Media brunch

President David Granger yesterday hosted his traditional Media Brunch for journalists of both the private and public media at State House.Attendees at the brunch (Ministry of the Presidency photo)

Matthews best fails to end Hobart slump

HOBART, Tasmania, CMC – Barbados and West Indies teenaged batting star, Hayley Matthews, gathered her highest score this season but Hobart Hurricanes’ wretched, winless run continued with a 10-wicket defeat to Melbourne Renegades on Sunday.