• Breaking News

    It was 'intellectually challenging', Simmons on now ended West Kingston Enquiry

    Jamaica Gleaner / After 90 days of testimony from 94 witnesses, including former government and high-ranking law enforcement officials, the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry into the 2010 police-military operations in Tivoli Gardens came to an end Friday. Retired Barbados Chief Justice Sir David Simmons, who chaired the three-member tribunal, believes it was a necessary…

  • Breaking News

    Health Ministry heightens dengue alert

    Jamaica Gleaner / Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr Winston de la Haye is alerting the public to a higher than usual number of cases of dengue being detected by the Ministry of Health at this time. As at the week ending February 20, there were 23 cases of dengue diagnosed resulting from our increased active…

  • Breaking News

    Thompson clocks fast 60m in Glasgow

    Jamaica Gleaner / Jamaican sprinter Elaine Thompson clocked 7.14 seconds for third place in the women’s 60m heat at the Glasgow Indoors Grand Prix at the Emirates Arena a short while ago. Thompson, who finished second in the 200m at the World Championships in Beijing last August, crossed the line behind world 200m champion Dafne…

  • Breaking News

    JLP Defends Appointment System Proposal

    RJR News / Opposition Spokesman on Justice, Delroy Chuck, is arguing that the proposal is the best way of   avoiding too much power being placed within the Office of   the Prime Minister. Chuck insists that the proposal will not lead to gridlock. The posts identified include Chief   Justice, President of   the…

  • 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…

  • 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

    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…

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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