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by BA - 11 months ago

Hot-Wax TikTok Videos Prompt Warnings

Viral videos of people having full-face “hot wax” treatments on TikTok have led to warnings from skin experts. They show softened resin covering subjects’ face, mouth and neck – and partially penetrating their ears and nose – before being removed. A barber posting some...

by BA - 11 months ago

OECS Commends Historic WTO Appointment

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will become the first woman and the first African to be chosen as Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on March 1, 2021. The WTO General Council selected Dr. Okonjo-Iweala by consensus and her term, which is renewable, will expire on 31 August 2025. Chairman...

by BA - 11 months ago

Tyler-Horton: AARP Georgia celebrates ‘Black Joy’ for Black History Month

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​In honor of Black History Month, AARP Georgia is celebrating “Black Joy” by highlighting the incredible dreams and accomplishments of African Americans throughout history. These are just some of the many individuals who have made a positive difference in our nation’s history th...

by BA - 11 months ago

Atlanta journalist authors book on Trap music history

Atlanta journalist Amir “A.R.” Shaw released his latest book on October 31, titled “Trap History,” which takes an intimate look into trap music and the social issues associated with the culture that music depicts. A subgenre of hip-hop music, trap music is a specific type of music that discusses, an...

by BA - 11 months ago

Barbados Monitoring COVID-19 ‘Hotspots’

Minister of Health Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic said Monday that his ministry has been monitoring a number of COVID-19 “hotspots” at elderly care facilities, one of which has had to be turned into an isolation facility because of the large number of residents and staff testing positive for the virus. He...