• Breaking News

    La urbe madruga con perfil comercial

    La Razon / El alba es fiel compañera de cientos de vendedores callejeros, popularmente conocidos como “mañaneros”, que trabajan arduamente pese al frío amanecer de El Alto. El expendio de comida, ropa, electrodomésticos, coca y otros productos, además del ajetreado sistema de transporte rompen con el silencio y la monotonía de las calles y avenidas…

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    A mi ciudad alteña

    La Razon / Hoy se recuerdan los 31 años de creación de la ciudad más joven de Bolivia, El Alto. El pequeño barrio de Villa Dolores, que era la antesala de la ciudad de La Paz, se pobló a pasos agigantados. Ubicada a una altura de 4.008 metros sobre el nivel del mar, tiene una…

  • Breaking News

    Vuelos con skate en Pura Pura

    La Razon / El Ollie, un salto sobre un skate sin tomarlo con las manos, o el Nollie, similar pero más complicado elevando la tabla pero pisando la punta delantera, fueron algunos trucos que realizaron ayer skaters de cuatro países durante la tercera edición en Bolivia de los “Reyes sobre ruedas”, una competencia de deporte…

  • Breaking News

    ODPEM Commits $1.24 Million for Earthquake Project

    Jamaica Information / Fulbright Core Scholar and Geoscientist based at the Earthquake Unit at the University of the West Indies, Dr. Katherine Kelly Ellins, speaking at a JIS ?Think Tank?, recently. She is assisting in the creation of the Jamaica Educational Seismic Network (JAESN), by placing seismographs in schools across the island. + – Photo:…

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    Frontline Health Workers Vaccinated

    Jamaica Information / Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, responding to questions posed at a Post Cabinet press briefing, held at the Office of Prime Minister in Kingston, on March 22. At right is Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid. + – Photo: R. Fraser Minister of Health,…

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    Apocalipsis ahora

    El Observador / Al menos que suceda algún milagro que nadie es capaz de articular, Donald Trump será el candidato del Partido Republicano en las elecciones que se realizarán este año en Estados Unidos . Eso significa, entre otras cosas, que de ganar este candidato se construirá una muralla en los tres mil kilómetros de…

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    VENEZUELA: Amores con escasez

    El Universal / Durante un poco más de dos años los venezolanos se han familiarizado con el concepto de “escasez”, pero lidiar con sus consecuencias cuando se trata de productos profilácticos o de anticoncepción, resulta una carga bastante pesada tanto para el Estado como para los ciudadanos, quienes quedan expuestos a tener embarazos no planeados…

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    Inimaginable

    La nacion / En ninguna parte ha conseguido Donald Trump la mayoría del voto. Aun así, encabeza las primarias republicanas merced a la división de simpatías entre sus contrincantes. Semejante éxito era inimaginable. En eso, precisamente, reside buena parte de la explicación. El millonario neoyorquino tomó por sorpresa los bastiones republicanos a partir del descontento…

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    El Tigre intenta derribar al avión

    La Razon / The Strongest se presentará hoy en Cochabamba con su mejor artillería para intentar derribar al avión Wilstermann, líder, invicto y que no pierde en su casa hace 27 partidos, en el cruce más atractivo de la jornada ocho del torneo Clausura de la Liga, esta tarde (17.15) en el estadio Félix Capriles….

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    CoIDH y la libertad de expresión

    La Razon / La reconocida relación sentimental del presidente Evo Morales con una alta ejecutiva de una empresa extranjera que casi monopoliza los megaproyectos contratados con el Estado constituye un hecho noticioso de interés público, cuya difusión está amparada por la Constitución y las leyes. Y, cuando colisiona el derecho a la privacidad y la…

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    Brasil y Bolivia se unen contra el zika

    La Razon / El 1 de febrero, la OMS declaró a la fiebre zika, transmitida por el mosquito vector Aedes aegypti, “emergencia de salud pública de importancia internacional”. Se trata de una medida oportuna para la sensibilización sobre esa enfermedad, endémica en África y en ciertas regiones de Asia, que se propagó también en gran…

  • Breaking News

    De saberes, ignorancias y licenciaturas

    La Razon / En Bolivia, los saberes fluyen por los entramados del tejido social desde hace siglos. Hay que ver todo lo que entraña la cadena operatoria del arte plumario, por ejemplo, magnífico proceso que se inicia en la relación viva del ser humano con las aves y culmina en la elaboración de primorosos objetos…

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    Atrapan al delincuente más buscado en Ecuador

    La Razon / Abraham Ortega Pupo, el número uno en la nómina de los delincuentes más buscados en Ecuador, fue atrapado por la Policía Boliviana, informó el ministro de Gobierno, Carlos Romero. “Se recibió un documento de la Dirección Nacional de Inteligencia de la Policía ecuatoriana, en el cual se clasifican y establecen las fotografías…

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    El Alto, hoy

    La Razon / La ciudad de El Alto, que hoy cumple 31 años como municipio autónomo, está escindida. No porque la población esté polarizada (en toda sociedad hay extremos, pero también puntos intermedios), sino porque las autoridades, nacionales, departamentales y locales están enfrascadas en una pugna por el liderazgo. Aunque comprensible, esa actitud desalienta el…

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    VENEZUELA: Un claro letargo

    El Universal / El triunfo del No en el reciente referéndum realizado en Bolivia refuerza la tesis de que los autodenominados gobiernos de izquierda en la región viven momentos muy difíciles. En efecto, el impacto de esos regímenes y de sus líderes ha disminuido considerablemente en la política regional y a la vez han aumentado…

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    “Somos seres surgidos de la tierra”

    Pagina 12 / Desde Tegucigalpa Berta Cáceres, Bertita, como la apodaban de forma cariñosa sus allegados, hubiera cumplido el viernes cuarenta y tres años. Pero en vez de estar celebrando junto a su familia y su gente, estaba siendo velada ayer en su pueblo de La Esperanza, después de que sus restos fueran velados en…

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    Trinis safe after Belgium terror attacks

    Trinidad Express / ALL Trinidad and Tobago nationals in Brussels, Belgium are safe, says the Ministry of Foreign and Caricom Affairs. In a press release issued on Tuesday, the ministry stated : “The Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs has been liaising with the Embassy for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in Brussels, Belgium…

North America

  • 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…

Europe

Asia

  • 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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