• Breaking News

    Richelieu back for ‘Tranquil’

    Trinidad Express / EIGHT years after outclassing the opposition on his way to the men’s singles crown, Alberton Richelieu will be back for the Tranquillity Open Tennis Tournament at the club’s courts, Victoria Avenue, Port of Spain. The St Lucian is among five foreigners competing in the prestigious two-week tournament, which is being sponsored by…

  • Breaking News

    Ahye claims Stockholm silver*

    Trinidad Express / Michelle-Lee Ahye was just short of gold in the women’s 200 metres, at the Globen Galan IAAF World Indoor Tour meet, in Stockholm, Sweden, on Wednesday. The Trinidad and Tobago track star got to the line in 23.39 seconds to claim silver, just behind American Jeneba Tarmoh, the winner in 23.38. Ahye…

  • Breaking News

    Windies women’s players robbed

    Trinidad Express / Two members of the West Indies women cricket team were reportedly robbed at their hotel during their camp in Port Elizabeth, South Africa on Friday. Yesterday, West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) communications and marketing manager Carole Beckford confirmed that there had been an “incident” but that players were not hurt and that…

  • Breaking News

    Johnson Charles to replace Bravo*

    Trinidad Express / Attacking batsman Johnson Charles will replace Darren Bravo in the 15-man West Indies squad for the Twenty20 World Cup in India next month, the West Indies Cricket Board confirmed yesterday. The 27-year-old right-hander has already played 23 T20s for West Indies and was a member of the squad which drew 1-1 in…

  • Breaking News

    Ganteaume says ‘thanks’

    Trinidad Express / Andy Ganteaume was praised by his daughter Jacqueline Ganteaume-Farrell for being a loving, strong father and mentor and role model to many. At the funeral service at the Trinity Cathedral yesterday, Ganteaume-Farrell said Ganteaume, the oldest living Test cricketer who passed away at 95 at his Santa Margarita, St Augustine, home on…

  • Breaking News

    Tableland beat Comets*

    Trinidad Express / A second-innings ton by Akiel Cooper and a five-wicket haul from left-arm pacer Daniel St Clair helped Jenexcon Tableland come from behind to whip Alescon Comets by ten runs on the second day of their Premier Division 1 match in Tableland yesterday. Cooper slammed an even hundred as Tableland, resuming their second…

  • Breaking News

    QRC and Belmont tops*

    Trinidad Express / The InterCol Nostlagia Committee successfully hosted its Fourth Annual InterCol Winners Nostalgia Festival at the St Mary’s College ground in St Clair last week. The competition featured players from InterCols past. Queen’s Royal College narrowly won the Under-35 final 1-0, with Paul Lawrence notching the deciding goal in the match against Tranquillity…

  • Breaking News

    Remnants of 1990 still very visible *

    Trinidad Express / THE BULLET holes in the glass ceiling above the Red House’s rotunda was evidence of the darkest day in this country’s history. Just after 6 p.m. on Friday July 27, 1990 armed gunmen stormed the Parliament Chamber while the House of Representatives was in session and took then Prime Minister Arthur NR…

  • Breaking News

    Academy Award impressive in First Sprint

    Trinidad Express / ACADEMY AWARD’S emphatic success in yesterday’s 1,200-metre First Sprint at Santa Rosa Park has made him the favourite for the Triple Crown, the battle for which starts with the 1,800-metre Easter Guineas on March 28. Merlin Samlalsingh’s chestnut son of Performing Magic/Sea Treaty, ridden by Prayven Badrie for trainer Anthony “Baba” Nunes…

  • Breaking News

    Govt to set up oversight body to monitor performance of Police Service… Inspectorate ‘a welcome addition’

    Trinidad Express / THE announcement by Government to establish an oversight body to manage and monitor the performance of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) is a step in the right direction, stakeholders have said. Speaking to the Sunday Express last week, National Security Minister Edmund Dillon said the Police Service Inspectorate will be…

  • Breaking News

    Two killed from gunshot wounds

    Trinidad Express / Two homicides in the Port of Spain and Northern Division are currently engaging the attention of police officers. The latest incident took place sometime between 1 a.m. and 7.30 a.m. yesterday in Arima. According to police reports, at about 1 a.m. yesterday, residents of King Street, Arima, heard one loud explosion but…

  • Breaking News

    In the vacuum of a dying order *

    Trinidad Express / SO much dust has been kicked up since Rachael Sukhdeo’s facebook posting that visibility has been reduced to almost nil on her chilling allegations of domestic violence and the refusal of the police to act on her complaints. Now displacing her voice are loud reverberations about media censorship, conflicts between corporate and…

  • Breaking News

    The Tim Kee imbroglio *

    Trinidad Express / THERE was a great deal to discuss in the media last week. I was dealing with one of them when a protest march began taking form, viz, a debate that is still ongoing and shows no sign of abating. It had to do with whether Mayor Tim Kee should be required to…

  • Breaking News

    Venezuelan robbed

    Trinidad Express / A VENEZUELAN man was robbed at knife-point in Chaguanas on Thursday. Daniel Urquizo, 24, of Port of Spain, was robbed of his passport, airline ticket, phone, cash and other valuables. Urquizo told police he was standing inside Chaguanas Vendors’ Mall at Main Road when at around 8.15 p.m. a man placed a…

  • Breaking News

    Domestic violence registry coming soon

    Trinidad Express / A CENTRAL Registry on Domestic Violence (CRDV), which will provide a more efficient and co-ordinated method of monitoring the occurrence of domestic violence, will be launched soon, the Office of the Prime Minister (Gender and Child Affairs) has said. Cabinet has also been approached to review the Domestic Violence Act. A statement…

  • Breaking News

    Exim Bank urges SMES to make use of trade credit insurance scheme

    Jamaica Information / Vice President of Export and Market Development at Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Robert Scott. + – Photo: JIS Photo Vice President of Export and Market Development at Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Robert Scott. Story Highlights The Export-Import (EXIM) Bank of Jamaica is renewing its call for small and medium-sized businesses to utilise…

  • Breaking News

    New Classrooms To Be Built At St. James High

    Jamaica Information / Education Minister, Hon. Rev. Ronald Thwaites (seated 3rd right), signs $10 million contract for the building of a new block of classrooms at the St. James High School in Montego Bay, St. James, today (February 19). Also signing (from left) are: Shaulan Scott and Richard Downer of the contracting firm, Marken Construction;…

  • Breaking News

    War Of Words Continue Between PNP/JLP

    RJR News / People’s National Party (PNP)  Campaign Director and Finance Minister Dr. Peter Phillips has again criticised the opposition Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) proposal for the removal of  income tax for persons earning up to J$1.5 million per annum. At a rally in Port Antonio, Portland late Saturday,  Phillips told supporters that the proposed…

North America

  • Miami Design District is the coolest neighborhood you haven't visited

    MiamiHerald / The construction, at last, is mostly finished. Nearly 25 years after developer Craig Robins scooped up his first property in the then-blighted wholesale district geared to interior designers, the latest expansion of the $1.4 billion Miami Design District is almost complete. The barricades and cement trucks that made Northeast First Avenue look like…

  • Miami Design District is the coolest neighborhood you haven't visited

    MiamiHerald / The construction, at last, is mostly finished. Nearly 25 years after developer Craig Robins scooped up his first property in the then-blighted wholesale district geared to interior designers, the latest expansion of the $1.4 billion Miami Design District is almost complete. The barricades and cement trucks that made Northeast First Avenue look like…

  • Miami Heat to give away Vice-themed shoes on social media

    MiamiHerald / The craze surrounding Miami Heat’s Vice-themed merchandise is picking up yet again. The Miami Heat announced that the team, in conjunction with Court Culture, will be giving away a pair of custom “Vice” themed Air Jordan 1s through a social media sweepstakes. The promotion began on Wednesday and will run until 5 p.m….

  • Gov’t commits $70 million to help Trelawny farmers transport sugar cane

    Jamaica Observer / ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Karl Samuda, says the Government has committed another $70 million to assist farmers in Trelawny with the transportation of sugar cane to the Appleton Estate and Worthy Park factories this year. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 63rd Hague…

  • Miami Design District is the coolest neighborhood you haven't visited

    MiamiHerald / The construction, at last, is mostly finished. Nearly 25 years after developer Craig Robins scooped up his first property in the then-blighted wholesale district geared to interior designers, the latest expansion of the $1.4 billion Miami Design District is almost complete. The barricades and cement trucks that made Northeast First Avenue look like…

  • Maduro desestima eventual embargo petrolero de EE.UU.

    La voz de america / El presidente venezolano, Nicolás Maduro, desestimó el jueves el impacto de un eventual embargo petrolero por parte de Estados Unidos y dijo que de acordarse la medida le costaría la carrera política a su par estadounidense Donald Trump. “Venezuela en todo caso no depende de un embargo petrolero de Estados…

  • Gov’t Commits $70 Million to Help Trelawny Farmers Transport Sugar Cane

    Jamaica Information / Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Honourable Karl Samuda, addresses patrons at the 63rd Hague Agricultural and Industrial Show in Trelawny on Wednesday, February 14. + – Photo: Claudia Gardner Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Honourable Karl Samuda, addresses patrons at the 63rd Hague Agricultural and Industrial Show in…

  • Miami Heat to give away Vice-themed shoes on social media

    MiamiHerald / The craze surrounding Miami Heat’s Vice-themed merchandise is picking up yet again. The Miami Heat announced that the team, in conjunction with Court Culture, will be giving away a pair of custom “Vice” themed Air Jordan 1s through a social media sweepstakes. The promotion began on Wednesday and will run until 5 p.m….

  • Republican Mitt Romney announces US Senate bid

    Jamaica Observer / WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Mitt Romney, the former Republican White House hopeful and outspoken critic of President Donald Trump, announced Friday that he is seeking a US Senate seat in Utah, beginning a closely-watched return to the national political stage. “I am running for United States Senate to serve the people…

  • Key West settles with tattoo artist for $425,000

    MiamiHerald / The city of Key West has reached a $425,000 settlement with a tattoo artist it tried to stop from opening a new shop in the historic district, citing an old law later struck down by an appellate court. Brad Buehrle has agreed to drop his federal case against the city, filed in May…

  • #ICYMI: Hey! Politics! Why can’t you just leave us all alone?! (VIDEO)

    RT / It can’t have escaped your attention that politics now infests every part of life. You can’t watch the Oscars, update your Facebook page or even go to the lavatory without having to choose sides. Legend tells of a time when people would engage in conversation and debate, having formed opinions based on evidence…

  • NWC Launches World Water Day Essay and Photo Competitions

    Jamaica Information / Acting Community Relations Manager for the Eastern Division of the National Water Commission (NWC), Delano Williams, addresses the launch of the NWC’s essay and photo competitions on February 13 at the agency’s Hope Water Treatment Plant in St. Andrew. + – Photo: Donald De La Haye Acting Community Relations Manager for the…

  • Reynolds happy Reno moving in right direction

    Jamaica Observer / New FC Reno Head Coach Vassell Reynolds believes that his team is ready to stake a claim for a spot in the top six of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL). That would certainly give them a chance to make an assault on the league title when the play-off rounds begin. Since…

  • Churches challenged to help make Jamaica ‘Positively exceptional again’

    Jamaica Observer / MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Seventh-day Adventists and the wider Christian community have been challenged to make Jamaica positively exceptional again by incorporating outreach programmes that reflect their stewardship responsibilities for all facets of the lives of Jamaicans. The challenge came from Professor Alvin Wint while delivering the main address at the Recognition and…

  • Parent Place for Mount Salem by End of March

    Jamaica Information / Chief Executive Officer of the National Parenting Support Commission (NPSC), Kaysia Kerr, addresses a Think Tank held at the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) headquarters in Kingston. + – Photo: Mark Bell Chief Executive Officer of the National Parenting Support Commission (NPSC), Kaysia Kerr, addresses a Think Tank held at the Jamaica Information…

  • Reggae Music Jamaica’s Most Valuable Export – Grange Tells UNESCO Creative Cities of Music Meeting

    Jamaica Information / The Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport and Senator Councillor Delroy Williams, Mayor of Kingston (centre) are joined by delegates attending the four-day meeting of the UNESCO Creative Cities of Music Subnetwork taking place at the Jamaica Pegasus. + – Photo: JIS Photographer The Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister…

  • Construcción de viviendas en EE.UU. repunta en enero

    La voz de america / La construcción de casas en Estados Unidos subió en enero impulsada por un repunte en la edificación de unidades unifamiliares, mientras que los permisos de construcción subieron a su nivel más alto desde 2007. Los inicios de construcción de casas escalaron un 9,7%, a una cifra desestacionalizada de 1 millón…

  • Veteran liberal Yavlinsky opposes presidential election boycott

    RT / Presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky of the liberal party Yabloko has urged voters not to dismiss their right to participate in elections, adding that boycotts inevitably fail to produce any results. ” We should not go on strike, we should vote, because this is our right. If we all stay at home simply nothing…

  • What Jeter has done to Marlins is shameful betrayal of trust

    MiamiHerald / The Miami Marlins begin spring training Monday with the first full-squad work up in Jupiter, but hope does not spring eternal. Hope sprung a leak. It smells like rotten Fish in here. The Marlins are tanking the season after a shameful winter salary dump that betrayed the trust of fans yet again. South…

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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