Tag: dead


Théoneste Bagosora A Former Colonel In Rwanda Massacre Dead At 80 In Prison

Photo credit: Cacahuate Former Rwanda’s strong man Théoneste Bagosora is dead at age 80. The former army colonel who was convicted for his role in the massacre of over 800,000 people in the 1994 genocide reportedly died in Mali, where he was serving a 35-year sentence. Bagosora was found guilty by an UN-backed criminal tribunal and sentenced to life in […]


Windies Cricket Pioneer Sir Everton Weekes Dead At 95

Legendary West Indies batsman Sir Everton Weekes has passed. He was the last of the famous Three Ws — which included his other illustrious team-mates Sir Frank Worrell and Sir Clyde Walcott. Cricket West Indies (CWI) has paid tribute to the Windies batting icon who died at his home in Barbados. “He had an amazing legacy as a great cricketer […]


Dr. Freddie Hickling Dead At 75

Photo credit: Jamaica Observer Professor Emeritus Dr. Frederick “Freddie” Hickling, one of Jamaica’s noted psychiatrists is dead at 75. Dr. Hickling was a former head of the University of the West Indies (UWI Mona) Psychiatry Department and was also the executive director of the Caribbean Institute of Mental Health.  “Our family bids him farewell with our prayers and to the […]


Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott Dead At 87

Nobel Prize-winning poet Derek Walcott has died after a long illness at his home in the eastern Caribbean island of St. Lucia at the age of 87. The renowned poet, playwright, painter, journalist, and professor has received praise from many of his contemporaries  including Robert Graves, who wrote that Walcott “handles English with a closer understanding of its inner magic than […]


Wish For The Dead Among The Living

Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; (John 11:25) — NIV Life is impermanent. One’s natural journey in life begins at birth, then adulthood, and finally death — we all have to die. That said, one often harbors wishes of seeing some people who […]