North America

  • NYC subways reopen; tight security after blast

    Trinidad Express / NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the explosion in Manhattan in an underground passageway (all times local): 10:20 a.m. New York City has reopened its subways amid heightened city-wide security after a man with a pipe bomb strapped to him caused an explosion in an underground passageway in the Times Square…

  • She disappeared between Port of Spain and Chaguanas

    Trinidad Express / Teenager Shakeela Phillip disappeared somewhere along her journey from Port of Spain to Chaguanas on Saturday night. And relatives of the 16-year-old secondary school pupil are now pleading for assistance. Phillip lives with her mother in Carapichaima. On Saturday, the teenager visited her father, Sheldon Phillip, in Sea Lots. Councillor Allan Samuel…

  • Thief gives stolen phone to Mom:…but there is a happy ending

    Trinidad Express / A woman whose phone was stolen at a fast food restaurant in South Trinidad two weeks ago was able to track down and recover the phone using the device’s built in security features. 30-year-old Krista Gilkes and a friend were determined to recover the Samsung device even after police hit a dead…

  • Happy birthday Marc, wherever you are

    Trinidad Express / THIS story is meant for the people who know exactly what happened on the afternoon of May 14, 2003, and why. If you have information, you are encouraged to make the call that may unravel a mystery. The odds of this happening are longer than the Lotto. Trinidad and Tobago is a…

  • She disappeared between Port of Spain and Chaguanas

    Trinidad Express / Teenager Shakeela Phillip disappeared somewhere along her journey from Port of Spain to Chaguanas on Saturday night. And relatives of the 16-year-old secondary school pupil are now pleading for assistance. Phillip lives with her mother in Carapichaima. On Saturday, the teenager visited her father, Sheldon Phillip, in Sea Lots. Councillor Allan Samuel…

  • Homicide suspect nabbed with gun, ammo and camo

    Trinidad Express / AN ex-convict suspected of a recent killing in Siparia and several robberies was held in Princes Town last week. Police say they found army fatigues, and a loaded pistol when they arrested him. The 34 year old man, who is from central Trinidad, was detained at an apartment at Broomage #1. Sgt…

  • After mom’s murder: T&T shows love for disabled girl

    Trinidad Express / It looks like disabled Kayla Phillip will be getting a new wheelchair this Christmas. The nine-year-old girl, who lost her mother to murder in July, suffers with cerebral palsy. Kayla is confined to a wheelchair and unable to care for herself. After the killing, the child’s aunt Nikita Phillip, moved into the…

  • PNM flag attracts a bucket of rubbish

    Trinidad Express / Louis Castillo, a staunch supporter of the People’s National Movement (PNM), said he was politically victimised on Sunday night for displaying a party flag inside his vehicle. Castillo, of Rio Claro, was attending a wake along the Naparima/Mayaro Road when he said a man and woman accosted him. The Trinidad and Tobago…

  • Giancarlo Stanton takes shot at Marlins in goodbye post

    MiamiHerald / Giancarlo Stanton will be dearly missed by Marlins fans. Stanton will miss them too. But Stanton was clear about what he regret leaving behind. Stanton thanked Marlins fans, his teammates, coaches, the organization and the city of Miami both on social media and during a press conference Monday at the Major League Baseball…

  • Giancarlo Stanton had a lot of fun while in Miami

    MiamiHerald / Giancarlo Stanton is leaving the Miami Marlins and we certainly will miss him as a player. But we think the star outfielder, who is headed north to the New York Yankees , might miss us, too. The 28-year-old L.A. native has had quite a run since he joined the Marlins in 2010, when…

  • Bitcoin futures soar in debut on major exchange

    Trinidad Express / CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the debut of bitcoin futures trading (all times local): 9:15 a.m. So far, bitcoin is a hit on Wall Street. The first-ever futures contracts for the virtual currency bitcoin started trading Sunday and the price surged. As of 9:15 a.m. CST Monday, bitcoin futures that expire…

  • 54 Young People Equipped With Skills in Filmmaking

    Jamaica Information / Founder of the University of the West Indies Community Film Project (UWICFP) and Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Professor Ian Boxill, with graduates of the UWICFP at the ceremony held on December 7 at the Faculty of Law, Mona campus. + – Photo: Michael Sloley Founder of the University of…

  • Mom of 'Baby Lollipops' takes stand to deny torture, murder of infant son

    MiamiHerald / Ana Maria Cardona, accused of torturing and murdering her infant son known as “Baby Lollipops,” twice went to trial and remained silent before the Miami juries. Both times, she was sent to Death Row. In her third trial, Cardona decided to tell her version of events to jurors, taking the stand Monday to…

  • Giancarlo Stanton takes shot at Marlins in goodbye post

    MiamiHerald / Giancarlo Stanton will be dearly missed by Marlins fans. Stanton will miss them too. But Stanton was clear about what he regret leaving behind. Stanton thanked Marlins fans, his teammates, coaches, the organization and the city of Miami both on social media and during a press conference Monday at the Major League Baseball…

  • Sangster Air Traffic Control Tower to Be Fully Operational by January 2018

    Jamaica Information / The new air traffic control tower at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St. James. The tower is expected to become fully operational by January 2018. In the background at left is the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA) Norwood Radar Station. + – Photo: Yhomo Hutchinson The new air traffic control…

  • UNDP Supporting Growth of Agriculture and Tourism

    Jamaica Information / United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Jamaica, Bruno Pouezat, addresses a recent JIS Think Tank. + – Photo: Rudranath Fraser United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Jamaica, Bruno Pouezat, addresses a recent JIS Think Tank. Story Highlights The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been supporting the growth…

  • Firefighters Complete Training Course

    Jamaica Information / Minister of Transport and Mining, Hon. Mike Henry (right), is greeted by Director General, Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA) Nari Williams-Singh (left), while JCAA Chairman, Phillip Henriques, looks on. Occasion was a banquet and aviation awards ceremony, held at the Knutsford Court Hotel in New Kingston on Thursday (December 7). + –…

  • Persons killed at Kingston funeral identified

    Jamaica Gleaner / The two persons killed during yesterday’s shooting at a funeral at the Kings Chapel Seventh-day Adventist Church in east Kingston have been identified. Dead are 20-year-old Ashley Hopbson of Charles Street, Kingston 14 and 34-year-old Delroy Salesman of Matthews Lane, Kingston 14. The two were among nine persons shot by gunmen who opened…

  • Corporate Area court impacted as rank and file police on 'sick out'

    Jamaica Gleaner / Several rank and file police personnel have failed to show up for duties at the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in a reported sick out. The Half-Way Tree Police Station, located adjacent to the court building, was also short staffed as dozens of policemen and women failed to show up for…

  • KPH Implements Emergency Procedures

    RJR News / Additional medical personnel including surgeons had to be deployed to the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) yesterday afternoon as the institution grappled with an increase in trauma cases. This followed an incident in which gunmen sprayed bullets on mourners at a funeral at Kings Chapel Seventh Day Adventist Church on Windward Road in…

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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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