North America

  • Man confesses: He kissed me so I killed him

    Trinidad Express / A MAN who pleaded guilty to the 2009 stabbing death of a Petrotrin supervisor whom he said made sexual advance toward him, was today sentenced to 14 years in prison. Anderson Gould, who already served eight years and eight months awaiting trial, will spend another five years and two months in prison….

  • Convict in custody for prison officer’s killing

    Trinidad Express /   AN EX-convict wanted for the murder of prison officer Richard Sandy was arrested on Tuesday. The suspect was held by police at Cashew Gardens, Chaguanas. He had been on the run since the killing on October 7 at bar at Caratal Road, Gasparillo. Witnesses told police that the shooter said something…

  • Chronixx mobbed during Sando visit

    Trinidad Express / School children mobbed reggae singer Jamar Rolando McNaughton better known as Chronixx outside City Hall, San Fernando on Wednesday. Dressed in jeans, shirt and a blue knitted cap, Chronixx was all smiles as children rushed him with their cellphones in hand trying to get a picture with him. The ‘Here Comes Trouble’…

  • A look at what some stores have planned for Black Friday

    Trinidad Express / NEW YORK (AP) — With Black Friday having stretched into a November full of deals, stores will be stepping it up as holiday shopping begins in earnest. It’s been a tough year for many retailers. Several well-known chains have filed for bankruptcy protection and thousands of stores have closed. Amazon is going…

  • Fort Worth knew Kennedy assassin before anyone else

    Trinidad Express / FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — President John F. Kennedy spent 12 hours in Fort Worth. It would be the last night of his life. But Lee Oswald spent nine years in Benbrook and Fort Worth. He still lies here. More than a half-century after Kennedy was assassinated on Dallas’ Elm Street, the…

  • Three burnt bodies identified

    Trinidad Express / THE remains of three people killed and burned in a house in Carlsen Field three months ago have been identified. The forensic testing confirmed that the three victims were Michelle Harrylal, Michael Applewhite and Marlon Dyer. Relatives of the three had submitted samples for DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) testing within days of the…

  • Doubles vendor shot dead

    Trinidad Express / A DOUBLES vendor was shot dead by thieves in a home invasion in Couva early Wednesday. Nishad Amrit Radhay, 25, of Cameron Street, Balmain, died at hospital. Police said at around 2 a.m. Radhay was outside his home preparing doubles for sale when he was confronted by two gun-toting thieves. Radhay was…

  • Former Miami Mayor Regalado leaves office with 'checkered' legacy

    MiamiHerald / On what would be his last afternoon to enjoy the spacious expanses of the office afforded Miami’s mayor, Tomás Regalado was feeling a bit uncomfortable. There was a dank, musty smell permeating the room, where the air conditioning was on the fritz all day and a breeze cooling things down started sending rain…

  • US Navy plane with 11 aboard crashes into Pacific; 8 rescued

    MiamiHerald / Eight people were rescued and three remained missing after a U.S. Navy plane crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, the Navy said. The C-2 “Greyhound” transport aircraft came down about 500 nautical miles (925 kilometers) southeast of Okinawa as it was bringing passengers and cargo from Japan to the USS Ronald…

  • Bonner Fined For Breaching Code Of Conduct

    RJR News / Cricket West Indies (CWI) has confirmed that the Leeward Islands Hurricanes pair of Nkrumah Bonner and Terence Warde, as well Barbados Pride left-hander Jonathan Carter were all fined for breaches of the Code of Conduct during the fourth round of matches in the the regional  4-day championship which ended on Sunday.  …

  • Former Miami Mayor Regalado leaves office with 'checkered' legacy

    MiamiHerald / On what would be his last afternoon to enjoy the spacious expanses of the office afforded Miami’s mayor, Tomás Regalado was feeling a bit uncomfortable. There was a dank, musty smell permeating the room, where the air conditioning was on the fritz all day and a breeze cooling things down started sending rain…

  • Briefing | Strong global growth projections for 2017

    Jamaica Gleaner / What are the global growth projections? Higher consumer and business confidence is expected to increase economic activity and consequently increase economic growth this year. The World Economic Outlook (WEO) 2017 has forecasted that the global economy will grow by 3.6 per cent in 2017 and 3.7 per cent in 2017 after just…

  • '4-match ban harsh'

    Jamaica Gleaner / Montego Bay United goalkeeper Jacomeno Barrett says a four-match ban handed out to him by the Professional Football Association of Jamaica (PFAJ) for head-butting Arnett Gardens striker Fabian Reid during a Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) Monday night live match at the Anthony Spaulding Complex recently is harsh. The national goalkeeper, who…

  • Something Extra | Wednesday

    Jamaica Gleaner /   JoJo’s Jerk Pit and More took their karaoke night up a notch when it fell in the middle of the 13th staging of Restaurant Week. Food, good vibes and some Rising Stars hopefuls filled the house for a jolly good time!

  • High-riding Tivoli, UWI FC clash in RSPL

    Jamaica Gleaner / High-riding Tivoli Gardens will look to beat UWI FC for the first time in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), when the teams meet today at the Edward Seaga Sports Complex at 3 p.m. Both teams are locked on 18 points apiece and also share similar goal difference of plus five. However,…

  • Islamic schools in Pakistan plagued by cases of sex abuse

    Jamaica Gleaner / KEHRORE PAKKA (AP): Kausar Parveen struggles through tears as she remembers the blood-soaked pants of her nine-year-old son, raped by a religious cleric. Each time she begins to speak, she stops, swallows hard, wipes her tears and begins again. The boy had studied for a year at a nearby Islamic school in…

  • Dancehall halo over Forde's night angels

    Jamaica Gleaner / Janelle ‘Jin’ Forde, a young Barbadian/Trinidadian designer, won over the hearts of those keeping a keen eye on the costumes at the Xodus Carnival band launch last Saturday. While the main sections of the band’s League of Angels its overall theme brought the classic colourful two-piece or monokini-type costumes with flamboyant feathers…

  • Fit 4 Life | Getting fit with Sweatfest

    Jamaica Gleaner / Aerobics instructor O.J. O’Gilvie ensured that it was a real Sweatfest on Saturday at the Life Fit Training Centre, as he took The Gleaner’s Fit 4 Life team and guests through a heart-pumping routine that worked every muscle and had everyone sweating from head to toe. In fact, participants got no mercy…

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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