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  • Brother charged with murdering brother

    Trinidad Express / A 52-year-old Couva man is expected to appear before a Couva Magistrate today, charged with the murder of his brother, Ganesh Samaroo. Ramraj Samaroo, also called“Baye” of Perseverance Village, Couva, was charged with on Monday. Ganesh Samaroo, 37, a truck driver, of Perseverance Village, Couva, was at his home last week Tuesday…

  • Three missing girls in abandoned house: ‘Sealots residents said nothing’

    Trinidad Express / COUNCILLOR for St Ann’s River South Allan Samuel has called for regular police patrols in Sea Lots after missing schoolgirl Shakeela Phillip was found in an abandoned house on Monday. Police also found two other missing girls, ages 15 and 20, at the house. Phillip, 16, was reported missing on Saturday night…

  • Constable Babwah shot one suspect…before dying

    Trinidad Express / Acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams, has expressed sadness over the death Constable Richard Babwah, who was shot and killed during a robbery, in Arouca on Monday. Babwah, 40, of Lopinot Road, Arouca, who had just gone off duty, was at a Chinese restaurant in the area around 5:20p.m. when two men, one…

  • Trump says accusations of sexual misconduct ‘fabricated’

    Trinidad Express / WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, pushing back against women accusing him of sexual misconduct, insisted Tuesday he’s the target of “false accusations and fabricated stories of women who I don’t know and/or have never met.” Trump lashed out on Twitter a day after three women who previously accused him of sexual…

  • La Rose forced out

    Trinidad Express / Dennis La Rose has been forced to abandon plans to compete at this week’s US Para Open Table Tennis Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The tournament serves off tomorrow. La Rose is Trinidad and Tobago’s top para table tennis player, and was hoping to use the US Para Open as a…

  • Alyuh eh have nothing to (expletive) do?’

    Trinidad Express / BUSINESSMAN Haniff Nazim Baksh allegedly cursed members of the media yesterday after reappearing in court on the charge of assaulting a newspaper photographer. Videographers and photographers recorded and took pictures of Baksh as he came out of the courthouse. Baksh was allegedly heard cursing and saying if they had “nothing to (expletive)…

  • Venezuelan captain convicted of gun, ammo smuggling

    Trinidad Express / A VENEZUELAN boat captain who was charged with attempting to import illegal guns and ammunition was yesterday jailed for 16 months. Douglas Mendoza was also fined $22,000 for making a false declaration. The case in which Mendoza said he as guilty, was heard before San Fernando magistrate Kerianne Byer and prosecuted by…

  • Lotto booth robbed of $60,000

    Trinidad Express / A lotto vendor was robbed of an estimated $60,000 in El Socorro on Monday. It happened at about 9:30a.m. at a business place along Boundary Road. The cashier was in the booth when an armed assailant entered and announced a hold up. He went to a locked area of the business place…

  • A scream ended this ice cream robbery attempt

    Trinidad Express / TWO men attempted to rob the Ellersie Plaza branch of Haagen Dazs just after midday yesterday but left empty handed after an employee screamed at them. The Express visited the scene to get the scoop and spoke to management and another store owner who described what happened. Peter Elias who has a…

  • Move Quickly To Entrench More Human Rights Protections, Lobbyist Urges

    RJR News /   The Jamaican Government is again being strongly encouraged to move swiftly to make the appropriate legislative changes to protect more human rights. Human rights interests are agitating for the matter to be kept on the front burner of Parliament. Rodje Malcolm, a director at the human rights advocacy organization, Jamaicans for…

  • Traffic Warden Killed At School Crossing

    RJR News / Tragedy struck in the vicinity of Excelsior High School in St. Andrew Monday afternoon when a truck hit a 78 year old traffic warden who was assisting children to cross Mountain View Avenue in the vicinity of the school’s main entrance. He later died. The mishap occurred about 2 o’clock. Senior Superintendent…

  • Heat’s Haslem talks about Spoelstra matching Pat Riley record

    MiamiHerald / Erik Spoelstra moved to within a win of catching his boss, Pat Riley, for the Heat’s franchise regular-season record for victories. Naturally, Spoelstra, 47, preferred not to discuss what it would mean to match his mentor for the most wins in Heat history. It’s not his style to talk about himself to begin…

  • Heat’s Haslem talks about Spoelstra matching Pat Riley record

    MiamiHerald / Erik Spoelstra moved to within a win of catching his boss, Pat Riley, for the Heat’s franchise regular-season record for victories. Naturally, Spoelstra, 47, preferred not to discuss what it would mean to match his mentor for the most wins in Heat history. It’s not his style to talk about himself to begin…

  • Miami dips below 50 degrees for the first time since January 2016

    MiamiHerald / Yes, it’s cold. Now we know it’s for real. The official reading at Miami International Airport dipped below 50 Tuesday morning for the first time in nearly two years. While the thermometer has dipped into the 40s parts of South Florida since the weekend, the airport reading is a milestone. “This is the…

  • He still loves the Florida Keys, despite Hurricane Irma's wrath

    MiamiHerald / At 22, Garrett Lisle knows all too well the value of time. Living with cystic fibrosis, a progressive, genetic disease that causes persistent lung infections and limits the ability to breathe over time, Lisle often must stay in the hospital for weeks at a stretch. After losing nearly all of his possessions and…

  • What happens to Adebayo when Whiteside returns to Heat lineup?

    MiamiHerald / Before rookie Bam Adebayo came off the bench and played vitally important minutes in Monday night’s win over the slumping Grizzlies at FedEx Forum, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said he wasn’t sure if Hassan Whiteside would be ready to rejoin the team when it returns home to host the Portland Trail Blazers on…

  • Court upholds ban of vegetable garden in the front yard of Miami Shores home

    MiamiHerald / Hermine Ricketts and her husband Tom Carroll may grow fruit trees and flowers in the front yard of their Miami Shores house. They may park a boat or jet ski in their driveway. They may place statues, fountains, gnomes, pink flamingoes or Santa in a Speedo on their property. Vegetables, however, are not…

  • Teachers disappointed over wage talks

    Jamaica Gleaner / The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) says it has again been left disappointed after the government failed to present it with an improved wage offer. The JTA met with finance ministry officials in a rescheduled meeting yesterday. But Head of the JTA, Georgia Waugh-Richards, says the Minister of Finance Audley Shaw only indicated he…

  • Flash flood watch extended

    Jamaica Gleaner / The Meteorological Service has continued the Flash Flood Watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of Hanover, St. James, Trelawny, St. Ann, St. Mary, Portland, St. Thomas, Kingston and St. Andrew. It will remain in place until 5 o’clock this afternoon.  The Met Office says a Stationary Front remains across Jamaica and is expected to…

  • Police reject latest wage offer

    Jamaica Gleaner / Rank and file cops have rejected the latest wage offer from the Government. Representatives of the Jamaica Police Federation met yesterday with finance ministry officials to continue wage talks. But it’s understood that the only variation to the government’s offer was for a four per cent increase in year one of the contract…

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  • Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio

    Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio   El gobierno del Presidente Donald Trump pidió anoche a la Corte Suprema de EE.UU. que restablezca la prohibición temporal de viaje al país desde seis naciones de mayoría musulmana, luego de que fuera bloqueada por tribunales inferiores que la consideraron discriminatoria. Para decidir si se…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

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