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    Lanzan una app para denunciar la venta ilegal

    La Razon / En medio de la lucha por desterrar la venta ilegal de la Ciudad, en especial de sus calles, lanzan una aplicacipón para para hacer las denuncias correspondientes. A través de la plataforma, desarrollada por la Confederación Argentina de la Mediana Empresa (CAME) también es posible advertir sobre la presencia de otros delitos:…

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    Comunidades rechazan recibir a cooperativistas

    La Prensa / Algunas comunidades de las provincias Linares y Tomás Frías de Potosí se oponen a recibir a las cooperativas mineras que operaban sobre la cota 4.400 del Cerro Rico de Potosí, informó ayer a este medio el gerente regional de la Corporación Minera Boliviana (Comibol), Dennis Flores. Esa resistencia ocasionó que Comibol determine…

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    Waiting for road map from Govt

    The trinidad Guardian / Mickela Panday ​I was saddened when I read Dr David Bratt’s column in last Tuesday’s Guardian describing the terrifyingly parlous state of Venezuela’s economy and the dramatic decline in the standard of life of its citizens. The scenario which he painted was frightening: shortage of basic necessities with huge queues of…

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    Why so many on edge these days?

    The trinidad Guardian / Most citizens are horrified at the unrelenting and seemingly escalating spate of murders engulfing the land. Though being neither sociologists nor psychiatrists, some speculate whether this could be a possible case of bottled-up rage being channelled through extreme violence. And if so, what’s the underlying cause(s).  It is clear that “……

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    Silence on Dog Control Act worries NGO

    News day / “We are quite concerned,” said TTSPCA president Sita Kuruvilla. The Act returned to the front burner following the March 8 death of six-month-old baby, Maleek Khan, at his Charlieville home due to an attack by the family’s dog Simba. The dog, a Rottweiler/ German Shepherd mix, was placed into the care of…

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    Celebrate Phagwa with purity*

    Trinidad Express / While many of us today celebrate Easter our Hindu brothers and sisters are celebrating the festival of Phagwa, which is also known as Holi. This was introduced to Trinidad by the Indentured Indian workers around the year 1845 and it welcomes spring between the months of March and April. Holi comes from…

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    Forestry officer succumbs to burns

    News day / Campbell, 54, died at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital (PoSGH), at about 11 pm on Friday, after sustaining burns to 80 percent of his body whilst trying to escape the raging fire that he and a team of forestry officers were battling earlier that day, Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat said yesterday . Rambharat…

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    Social Development working on plan for the retrenched

    The trinidad Guardian / Valdeen Shears-Neptune The Ministry of Social Development and Family Services is in the process of developing of a multi-sectoral plan to assist this country’s retrenched workers. This, according to line minister, Cherrie-Ann Crichlow-Cockburn, who is also MP for Lopinot/Bon Air West. “The ministry is in the process of developing a mitigation…

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    Our Constitutional Foundation and British Traditions

    The trinidad Guardian / On Tuesday coming, exactly 40 years ago to the day, our Republican Constitution received its assent from the then governor-general, Sir Ellis Clarke. That ushered in a Constitution that was a cosmetic alteration from what existed before insofar as there was little departure from the British traditions that have laid at…

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    Waiting for road map from Govt

    The trinidad Guardian / Mickela Panday ​I was saddened when I read Dr David Bratt’s column in last Tuesday’s Guardian describing the terrifyingly parlous state of Venezuela’s economy and the dramatic decline in the standard of life of its citizens. The scenario which he painted was frightening: shortage of basic necessities with huge queues of…

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    Forest ranger in Lady Chancellor fire dies

    The trinidad Guardian / Senior forester II, Keith Campbell was a well-respected, resourceful and humble man who will be missed dearly by his colleagues in the Forestry Division. Campbell 56, succumbed to injuries he sustained during a forest fire on Friday at Lady Chancellor Hill, St Ann’s. Co-worker Kishan Ramcharan, a Forester I, who worked…

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    Why so many on edge these days?

    The trinidad Guardian / Most citizens are horrified at the unrelenting and seemingly escalating spate of murders engulfing the land. Though being neither sociologists nor psychiatrists, some speculate whether this could be a possible case of bottled-up rage being channelled through extreme violence. And if so, what’s the underlying cause(s).  It is clear that “……

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    Walking with Jesus*

    Trinidad Express / The story of Jesus the Christ has been told time and time again on television, cinema and on stage. Many people, Christian and non-Christian alike, can narrate the story from His birth to His resurrection with ease, leading one to believe that it will be a hard task to draw much emotion…

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    No mousey sound*

    Trinidad Express / Making the most of what little one has often leads to major success that leaves the people who knew you during the early struggle in awe. When others hear your experience as you journeyed to success they are amazed and inspired. Mickey Mohammed (DJ Mickey) has a most interesting story to tell,…

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    I want justice

    The trinidad Guardian / A bush fire raged in an empty lot of land obliquely opposite Pauline Lum Fai’s home at Henry Street, Orange Valley, close to where the decomposing body of her six-year-old son Sean Luke was found ten years ago. The red flames shot high into the air. A reflection of the rage…

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    Bible economics

    The trinidad Guardian / Kevin Baldeosingh According to the Bible, Jesus once fed 5,000 people with five loaves and two fish. And it seems that trade union leaders and other leftists think that the economy works in the same miraculous way. Since the closure of the ArcelorMittal steel plant two weeks ago, a particular narrative…

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    Farmers: Don’t sideline our produce

    The trinidad Guardian / “When you buy fast food, you know where the lettuce comes from? The tomatoes and cucumbers?” asks one South-based farmer. “All imported. Imagine these international restaurants and fast food places come here and we send all that money back to the US, but they don’t support the local economy.” Vegetables and…

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    Vision 2020 the problem not the solution

    The trinidad Guardian / It is not adequate to say that our nation today is in a ‘crisis’, a term made all too popular in recent times by many a social commentator. It is without a doubt that there has been a strong narrative of progressive degeneration, however, it was made only more visible given…

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    Prisons execs told of jail break plan

    The trinidad Guardian / Official minutes from an executive meeting which took place at the Prison’s Administration Building, Phillip Street, Port-of-Spain, on January 27, 2015, has revealed that prisons officials were aware of plans for a jail break by inmates at the Port-of-Spain prison. The T&T Guardian has in its possession a copy of the…

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    Critical dialogue needed between T&T, Latin America

    The trinidad Guardian / H E Fernando Schmidt Ambassador of Chile ​ Periods of economic slowdown can also provide opportunities for a country. First, there is no doubt that crises do not last indefinitely. In addition, it is the role of the authorities to overcome difficulties creatively and with determination. Finally, not all countries are…

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    Jordan turns over a new leaf

    The trinidad Guardian / In less than one school term, Jordan Adams was suspended at least five times. He spent as many days in school as he spent out of school on suspension.  Fighting, smoking, drinking, gambling, breaking classes, you name it, Adams has done it, both in and outside of the school’s premises. In…

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    Globalisation having negative impact in Caribbean

    The trinidad Guardian / What does globalisation mean for the Caribbean? Though globalisation is inevitable, it has its advantages and disadvantages. For the Caribbean, I believe the disadvantages outweigh the advantages.  This multifaceted region that many foreigners visit because of its lovely beaches and warm people, is a victim of bullying (by the Global North)….

North America

  • US State Dept report slams Gov't for being soft on corruption

    Jamaica Gleaner / The United States has continued to raise alarm over what it describes as the “entrenched government corruption within some government agencies” in Jamaica, while also arguing that it remains a significant problem of public concern. These and other issue were highlighted in the latest Human Rights Report on Jamaica, produced by the…

  • Work Wardrobe Essentials 101

    Jamaica Gleaner /   Having a basic understanding of work wardrobe essentials is important to looking stylish and feeling confident every day at the office. Creating a wardrobe can be expensive and, as women, we cannot get away with mixing and matching the same pieces on a regular basis as often as men. However, if…

  • Single but iffy to mingle | The heart of letting go

    Jamaica Gleaner / For reasons beyond your control, things just aren’t working out with you and your significant other anymore. Your partner in love might have switched sides to that of a criminal, aka private enemy number one. Maybe, you find yourself fighting to swim upstream, against the waves, while he continues to complacently go…

  • Government to develop bunkering industry

    Jamaica Gleaner / Minister of Transport and Mining Robert Montague says the Government is to aggressively pursue the development of Jamaica’s bunkering industry. This, he said, will be done through the facilitation of investment and ensuring that the necessary administrative and regulatory framework are in place. Montague was addressing the gala dinner of the International…

  • 'Rampage' monstrous on fun, hairy on logic

    Jamaica Gleaner / Of the infinite sources that could inspire filmmakers and captivate audiences, the last thing I ever expected was to see a full-length feature film about the video game Rampage . Sure, movies have been made on a simple premise before, but Rampage was a game that was predicated by its particular brand…

  • Hillary Clinton, not on ballot, is star of GOP midterm plan

    Jamaica Gleaner / NEW YORK (AP): Almost 18 months have passed since Hillary Clinton lost the presidency. She holds no position of power in government. And she is not expected to run for office again. Yet Clinton is starring in the Republican Party’s 2018 midterm strategy. With control of Congress up for grabs this fall,…

  • Russian lawyer questions why Mueller hasn't contacted her

    Jamaica Gleaner / MOSCOW (AP): A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr in New York during his father’s 2016 campaign for the US presidency said Yesterday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has not contacted her yet. In an interview with The Associated Press, Natalia Veselnitskaya also detailed her recent meeting in Berlin…

  • Daviot Kelly | I should use what to cure what?

    Jamaica Gleaner / Like many people, I have dry scalp and eczema (you wouldn’t know it by my roguishly good looks). Once I have my medication – a combination of creams and a soap (along with good old dandruff shampoo) – working, my skin is fine. But every now and then, due to varying circumstances,…

  • Price upbeat despite Reggae Girlz' loss

    Jamaica Gleaner / Jamaica senior women’s football team assistant coach Andrew Price said that despite going down 1-0 to Cuba, it was an improved performance as the inaugural Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Challenge series ended yesterday at Drewsland Stadium. Cuba ended the series on a maximum six points in Group B, followed by Jamaica on…

  • Government ensuring that Cornwall Hospital is fully restored, says Chang

    Jamaica Gleaner / Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang says the Government is making every effort in ensuring that the 400-bed Cornwall Regional Hospital is fully rehabilitated. He said that when completed, the facility, located in St James, will be a genuine teaching hospital with all the required referral services. The national security minister…

  • Letter of the Day | Dying for piped water in Damhead, St Catherine

    Jamaica Gleaner / THE EDITOR, Sir: This is an open letter to the NWC. Pipes in Crescent district, Damhead, near Angels 1 Housing Scheme, St Catherine, are dry most times, hence, many residents are constantly without water for weeks at a time. If we followed the National Water Commission’s (NWC) own tagline that states ‘water…

  • Something Extra | Monday

    Jamaica Gleaner / It was a lavish affair on the lawns of Nigerian High Commissioner Ambassador Janet Olisa’s home recently, as she hosted the International Proxy Parents (IPP) Wine and Cheese SoirÈe. The scholarship fundraising event saw members of the diplomatic community, corporate Jamaica and other professionals gathered in fine style to support the worthy…

  • Towing services engaged to assist disabled vehicles along Mandela Highway

    Jamaica Gleaner / The National Works Agency (NWA) has engaged the services of a tow truck company in an effort to ease the frequent, severe traffic congestion on the Mandela Highway between Ferry in St Catherine and Six Miles, St Andrew. According to the NWA, the service has become necessary in light of the frequent…

  • All out war! – Portmore, Waterhouse midfield enforcers expect keenly contested RSPL final

    Jamaica Gleaner / Midfield enforcers Ewan Grandison of Portmore United and Keithy Simpson of Waterhouse have been the driving forces in getting their teams into the Red Stripe Premier League grand final at the National Stadium this evening. Simpson, Waterhouse’s midfield work horse, insists that all the pressure is on Portmore, who are on their…

  • Time to revive labour advocacy

    Jamaica Gleaner / I am trying to understand why teachers would object to offering three more days of instruction as mandated by the Ministry of Education in light of the industrial disruption that occurred some weeks ago. It is the state of mind behind the objection that should concern us. For there can be no…

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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;…

Latin America

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