• Breaking News

    Abren restaurant en la calle Gonzalo Morales

    Expansión América / Ramón Gómez de la Serna, Galdós o Hemingway han destacado en sus obras la cocina tradicional de Gonzalo Morales, restaurante fundado en 1725 en la calle que lleva su mismo nombre en España. “Gonzalo Morales es el gran restaurante donde se asan las cosas nuevas en las cazuelas antiguas”. Como refleja esta…

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    Try Cow on a Broomstick at Moscow’s Stroganina Bar

    themoscowtimes.com / Stroganina is the new addition to the Expeditsia family, which includes a chain of premium restaurants around Russia, souvenir shops and even hot baths. But while Expeditsia’s flagship restaurant in Moscow is almost a compulsory stop for affluent tourists to try Russian exotic dishes, prices at Stroganina Bar are much more accessible. Stroganina is the Russian version of Japanese sashimi or Spanish ceviche. Russian culinary…

  • Breaking News

    Try Cow on a Broomstick at Moscow’s Stroganina Bar

    themoscowtimes.com / Stroganina is the new addition to the Expeditsia family, which includes a chain of premium restaurants around Russia, souvenir shops and even hot baths. But while Expeditsia’s flagship restaurant in Moscow is almost a compulsory stop for affluent tourists to try Russian exotic dishes, prices at Stroganina Bar are much more accessible. Stroganina is the Russian version of Japanese sashimi or Spanish ceviche. Russian culinary…

  • Breaking News

    Will.i.am wants to create a virtual human

    Jamaica Gleaner / The 40-year-old entrepreneur – who is renowned for creating snazzy yet useful pieces of technology – is keen to develop a gadget that he can hold a conversation with in the near future. He explained to the Independent newspaper: “Eventually there are going to be screenless devices – a speaker is a…

  • Breaking News

    Real Estate Training Institute, first in Carib

    Jamaica Gleaner / The newly established Real Estate Training Institute (RETI), located at 1 Surbiton Road, in St Andrew, will begin rolling out its first set of courses in March. Officially launched on Tuesday, the institute, which was formed by the Real Estate Board/Commission of Strata Corporations (REB/CSC), will offer continuing professional development and pre-licensing…

  • Breaking News

    ‘Lovely’ song puts Bishop’s on top

    News day / Adjudicator Prof David Hoult found their opening “lovely”, and accurate on all three parts of the harmony. Hoult stated the song was a lovely one with a peaceful atmosphere and all participating choirs captured it. However, Bishop’s had best captured it with good dynamics of the music and perfect diction. The choir…

  • Breaking News

    ‘We Crucify Him’ staging at several venues

    News day / The play will travel to several locations over the Lenten period and will make its next stop at Providence Girls’ Catholic School, Belmont Circular Road, Belmont, on Sunday at 6.30 pm. In the upcoming weekends, We Crucify Him’ will make the following stops: February 27: the Presbyterian Church, First Street, San Juan,…

  • Breaking News

    Clean drains in Sav-la-Mar

    Jamaica Gleaner / This is an open letter to Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller. Kindly look at the accompanying photo showing a blocked drain that seemed unattended to for such a long time that tall grass and other vegetation have added to the blockage. This part of the drain is on Dalling Street in Savanna-la-Mar,…

  • Breaking News

    Roses for prostitutes

    Jamaica Gleaner / Last Sunday, Valentine’s Day, while many thought about what gifts they would be giving the love of their lives, and for some confident singles, it was a chance to pamper themselves, founder of the organisation, ‘She’s Royal’, Crystal Daye she and her team decided to spread love in a unique way. They…

  • Breaking News

    Gillard lights up

    Jamaica Gleaner / Electricity has been made available to some 29 households in the Gillard community of South West St Elizabeth. Minister of science, technology, energy and mining, Phillip Paulwell, on Tuesday, officially commissioned the service in the area. The project, which was undertaken by National Energy Solutions, saw some 1.6 kilometres of cable being…

  • Breaking News

    Champion mixer

    News day / The 2016 edition of the Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge (AGCC) had 900 entrants from 36 countries around the world, with Angostura describing the 12 finalists as “the cream of the crop.” Ramdhan, 23, will spend the next two years travelling the globe in his role as Angostura Global Brand Ambassador for Angostura…

  • Breaking News

    TT sways Caricom on passports

    News day / This was disclosed by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley on his return from the 27th Inter- Sessional Caricom Heads of Government in Belize on Thursday night. Addressing a news conference at Piarco International Airport on Thursday night, Rowley also said this country advanced the need for regional protocols to combat the Zika…

  • Breaking News

    Government committed to sugar survival – Kellier

    Jamaica Gleaner / Government committed to sugar survival – Kellier Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Derrick Kellier said that the Government is committed to ensuring the survival of the sugar industry. Speaking recently in Falmouth, Trelawny, Kellier noted that the sector is facing challenges, including price cuts and factory closure, which has resulted in the displacement…

  • Breaking News

    Bassarath hopeful over Lara Stadium usage

    News day / Speaking at a celebratory function for TT ’s returning ICC World Cup Under-19 title- winning duo, Jyd Goolie and Kirstan Kallicharan, at the National Cricket Centre, Couva, on Thursday night, Bassarath made the optimistic appeal to Minister of Sport Darryl Smith, who was also on-hand to commend the youngsters. The TT CB…

  • Breaking News

    GANGS SHUT SCHOOL

    News day / But plans for the invasion and possible mass murder in the school were scuttled when a pupil who is a gang-member flagged down a teacher who was driving to school and told him what was to come. This shocking revelation was related by TT Unified Teachers Association (TTUTA) head Devanand Sinanan at…

  • Breaking News

    AG proposes $3,500 dirty premises fine

    The trinidad Guardian / Government is moving to amend legislation to impose stiffer fines and longer imprisonment time against citizens guilty of non-compliance with required protocols for Zika and other health issues. This is according to Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi, during his contribution to yesterday’s urgent debate in the House of Representatives on a motion…

  • Breaking News

    Can?t forgive my mother

    Jamaica Gleaner / Can’t forgive my mother Dear Joan, I was motivated to write you this letter after reading the feature story in last week’s Family and Religion about loving one’s worthless parents. I note what was said about forgiveness, but, to tell you the truth, I am not at that place yet. My mother…

  • Breaking News

    Ocho Rios market upgrade soon – Ascott

    Jamaica Gleaner / Local Government Minister Noel Arscott said plans are still afoot to implement a $35-million upgrade of the Ocho Rios Market, which was announced some time ago. Arscott, who was addressing concerns of councillors attending the monthly meeting of the St Ann Parish Council on Thursday, said it is the mandate of the…

  • Breaking News

    Stock taking in Govt, Opposition

    The trinidad Guardian / It verged on the bizarre. After declaring the Zika virus issue a national public health emergency, the PNM administration yesterday kept its collective rear end firmly anchored to respective Parliamentary seating when the House Speaker called on MPs to stand to indicate all who supported an Opposition-proposed debate on Zika as…

  • Breaking News

    ‘I wanted to move to Tobago’

    News day / Carmona told the gathering that he had been liaising with the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) about residing permanently at President’s House in Tobago which is located at Mt William. He recalled that his wife reminded him that they have two children who go to school in Port-of-Spain. President’s House in St…

  • Breaking News

    WICB on sticky wicket

    News day / Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, who attended the meeting, revealed the Caricom action during a media briefing at Piarco International Airport upon his return Thursday night. He indicated the final ball in this over will be bowled when Caricom leaders assemble in Guyana in July for their regular meeting. Referring to a…

  • Breaking News

    More lawsuit aimed at Phillips

    Jamaica Gleaner / The deadline given by Chukwuemeka Cameron, attorney representing Juliet Holness, for People’s National Party campaign director Peter Phillips to make a full and unequivocal public retraction and apology for alleged libellous comments about her has expired. Yesterday, Mrs Holness, who is the wife of the opposition leader, accused Phillips of libelling her…

North America

  • JSIF Urges Increased Partnership with Service Clubs

    Jamaica Information / Managing Director of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) Omar Sweeney. (FILE) + – Photo: JIS Photographer Managing Director of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) Omar Sweeney. (FILE) Story Highlights Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) Managing Director, Omar Sweeney, is encouraging more service clubs to support community development projects such as…

  • Education Ministry Looking to Offer More Science Scholarships

    Jamaica Information / National Mathematics Coordinator in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Dr. Tamika Benjamin, addresses a press briefing at The Mico University College in Kingston on Wednesday, January 17. + – Photo: Adrian Walker National Mathematics Coordinator in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Dr. Tamika Benjamin, addresses a press briefing…

  • Preservation of Culture and Heritage Vital – Minister Grange

    Jamaica Information / Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Minister, Hon. Olivia Grange, examines sports memorabilia donated for the National Sports Museum. Occasion was the opening of a two-day textile conservation, preservation and exhibition workshop, at The Knutsford Court Hotel in New Kingston on January 17. Looking on (from left) are Director of Sports Monitoring and…

  • PM Holness Announces State of Public Emergency in St. James

    Jamaica Information / Prime Minister Andrew Holness (Right) declaring a State of Public Emergency for the parish of St. James effective Thursday, January 18. Also pictured are Hon. Robert Montague (centre), Minister of National Security and Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Rocky Meade. + – Photo: Contributed Prime Minister Andrew Holness (Right) declaring a…

  • Government Will Be Resolute and Firm on Crime

    Jamaica Information / Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, speaking to St. Ann business interests as well as medical practitioners at the St. Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital, St. Ann, on October 6. + – Photo: Garwin Davis Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, speaking to St. Ann business interests as well as medical…

  • Gov’t to Take Strong Action Against Criminals

    Jamaica Information / Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness (third left) and his wife, Juliet (fourth left), with executives of Fontana Pharmacy in Mandeville (from left), Ann Chang; Founder, Bobby Chang (second left); Kevin Chang; and Ray Thierren, at the launch of Fontana Pharmacy’s 50th anniversary celebrations on January 17. Mr. Holness was the…

  • FBI investigating whether Russia funneled cash to NRA to help Trump

    MiamiHerald / The FBI is investigating whether a top Russian banker with ties to the Kremlin illegally funneled money to the National Rifle Association to help Donald Trump win the presidency, two sources familiar with the matter have told McClatchy. FBI counterintelligence investigators have focused on the activities of Alexander Torshin, the deputy governor of…

  • Miami could lose World Cup bid over FIFA demands at airport

    MiamiHerald / Miami risks losing its chance to serve as a World Cup city over the soccer tournament’s demands for contractual protections at Miami International Airport — including a provision that any disputes be resolved by arbitration in Zurich, Switzerland. A memo from Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez said Miami-Dade could be disqualified as a potential…

  • JUST IN: Major Military operation under way in St James

    Jamaica Gleaner / A major military operation is now under way in St James. The details of the operation are not immediately available. However, it is in response to a surge in shootings and murders in the western parish. The latest incidents occurred three hours apart near the round-a-bout to the Sangster International Airport on…

  • Happy Foods Soups and Bad Dawg Sausages under one roof

    Jamaica Gleaner / Under its LIVE BETTER campaign, CB Foods is encouraging Jamaicans to make better food choices and facilitated the process with its first offering in March 2017. After enjoying success with the brand’s home-made Jamaican soups, which have been available in supermarkets throughout Kingston and St Catherine, Happy Foods is ready to further…

  • Close protection for FIFA delegates

    Jamaica Gleaner / Robert Finzi-Smith, head of security for the FIFA Executive Summit, which gets started today in Montego Bay, St James, said he is confident that the security protocol being implemented will be adequate to ensure the safety of FIFA President Gianni Infantino and more than 100 member association delegates who will be attending…

  • Finding love in a coconut – CIB shop serves up wide range of goodness

    Jamaica Gleaner /   There is perhaps no place in Jamaica that showcases the diverse range of coconut-based products more than The Coconut Shop on Waterloo Road in Kingston. Every day, the aroma of freshly made gizzadas, coconut drops, grater cakes, tarts, cookies, puddings and macaroons permeates the air inside The Coconut Shop. Located at…

  • Holy Trinity bars students in move to improve discipline

    Jamaica Gleaner /   Several students of Holy Trinity High School in Kingston were locked out yesterday morning as the administrators moved to improve discipline at the institution. Principal Margaret Brissett-Bolt told The Gleaner that she arrived at school shortly after 9 a.m. and noticed that some students were still making their way to the…

  • Earth Today | Growing financial support for Adaptation Fund

    Jamaica Gleaner / THE ADAPTATION Fund, which bankrolls projects that help developing countries, such as Jamaica, adapt to climate change, was recently pledged more than ?600,000 (J$91 million) that should help to prolong its operations. The pledge that came from the Brussels-Capital Region of Belgium raises momentum for the fund, which broke its single-year resource…

  • Abbas says Trump's policy shift on Jerusalem was 'sinful'

    Jamaica Gleaner / CAIRO (AP): The Palestinian president yesterday again blasted Donald Trump in a fiery and emotional speech, saying the US leader’s decision to recognise contested Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was “sinful” and “ill-fated”. Mahmoud Abbas, who has openly cursed Trump over his policies, told a conference in Egypt that the United States has…

  • Posterboy McLeod? – Sprint hurdler prefers to focus on improving

    Jamaica Gleaner / Omar McLeod, reigning 110m World and Olympic champion said that he is focused on improving and is not too concerned about whether people consider him to be the new face of Jamaican track and field.. McLeod, who is considered a favourite for the RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation National Sportsman of the Year Award,…

  • Something Extra | Thursday

    Jamaica Gleaner / Cloudy skies and muddy surfaces could not dampen the spirit or fashion of patrons as roots reggae concert Rebel Salute celebrated its 25th anniversary last weekend. The staples: boots, tribal prints, Rebel Salute flags and big, broad smiles. Here are the social highlights.

  • First AngelsJa successes | Patria-Kaye's journey up to Sweetie highway

    Jamaica Gleaner / Patria-Kaye Aarons is a well-known face in Jamaica. Those in the corporate world will recognise her as a marketing guru, she worked with two of the biggest companies in the region, Digicel and GraceKennedy, while the average Jamaican might recognise her from her ongoing roles as a presenter on CVM TV and…

  • Windies skipper regrets controversial appeal

    Jamaica Gleaner / MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand (CMC): West Indies Under-19s captain, Emmanuel Stewart, says he regrets the appeal which led to the controversial dismissal of South African opener Jiveshan Pillay during yesterday’s ICC Youth World Cup fixture. Following the contest at Bay Oval, which Young Windies lost by 76 runs, Stewart said while his…

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;…

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