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    Purdey hopes process is fair

    The trinidad Guardian / Bridgemans Services Group vice-president Andrew Purdey is hoping his company will be treated fairly at tender evaluation process for the selection of a new passenger vessel for the sea bridge. The company’s tender of the controversial Ocean Flower 2 was among eleven others received by the Port Authority of T&T (PATT)…

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    Prisons FC promoted to TTSL League One

    The trinidad Guardian / Prisons FC became the first team to be officially promoted to the Trinidad and Tobago Super League – League One on Saturday after a thrilling 4-2 victory at YTC Arouca against Petit Valley/Diego Martin Utd (PVDMU). Prior to kick off, the match was set up as a winner take all encounter,…

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    Andrews as club tour guide

    The trinidad Guardian / Former national defender Marvin Andrews remains a hero at Scottish club Glasgow Rangers. This was evident after the club has presented their supporters with an opportunity to hear first-hand the memories of a true Rangers great with an Ibrox Tour hosted by Marvin Andrews on September 28th. As fans tour behind…

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    Trincity fire could affect supermarket food supply

    The trinidad Guardian / Four businesses under one company-JMH Enterprise Limited-at the Trincity Industrial Estate went up in flames on Sunday night. Owner Christopher James said yesterday his losses are estimated to run “well into the hundreds of millions of dollars.” He said eight trucks, three vans, four cars and equipment were all destroyed in…

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    AmCham to Govt: Improve ease of doing business

    The trinidad Guardian / Customer service at all government offices must be improved, along with flexible working hours and regulated lunch breaks. These are some of the wishes rounding out the American Chamber of T&T’s (AmChamTT) budget submissions for 2017/2018 under the area of Ease of Doing Business. While the Chamber acknowledges the challenges that…

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    O’Brien’s Battlecry stops Bigman

    The trinidad Guardian / Battlecry came through to cause a major upset on the Arima Race Club’s (ARC) Republic Day card when the John O’Brien trained three-year-old colt beat overwhelming favourite, Bigman In Town in the feature Grade One – Caribbean Champion Stakes over 1,800 metres. In winning the Champion Stakes, O’Brien and Battlecry stopped…

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    Korean Flute Choir at Queen’s Hall for Korea Week celebration

    The trinidad Guardian / The Embassy of the Republic of Korea has announced that this year’s National Foundation Day will be celebrated on October 3, 2017. A release from the Embassy said it is organising Korea Week 2017 with a series of events during the first week of October, which will be open to the…

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    Advancing women in sports leadership

    The trinidad Guardian / One person told me to my face that my belief that women will play the most significant role in global development in the future is baloney. I have also been told it goes against religious and societal norms and values. I am committed to driving strategic change for women in sport…

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    Digicel Foundation builds school for special needs children in Rio Claro

    The trinidad Guardian / Founder and principal of the Rio Claro Learning and Development Centre for Special Children, Kellyann Pascall, together with her staff and students, started the new school term with a newly built Centre courtesy the Digicel Foundation. A release said the Digicel Foundation invested $1.2 million to rebuild the school which houses…

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    Gopee-Scoon: Greater regional, international collaboration needed

    The trinidad Guardian / Trade and Industry Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon is calling for cooperation between regional and international partners as greater efforts are made to address security issues affecting Latin America, the Caribbean and the wider global community. Speaking at the Caribbean Security Forum hosted by the Trinidad and Tobago Coalition of Services Industries (TTCSI)…

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    North trounce Tobago Under-19s in InterZone

    Trinidad Express / DEFENDING champions North defeated Tobago by an innings and 181 runs in their second-round match in the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) Under-19 InterZone Tournament. Joshua De Silva made an undefeated 117, Brandon Maharaj slammed 109 not out, and Wendell George cracked 106 not out, while Jordan Warner contributed 59 as…

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    Garcia scraps CAC

    The trinidad Guardian / The Continuous Assessment Component (CAC) of the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) has been scrapped, Education Minister Anthony Garcia announced yesterday. “Cabinet decided that students who are writing in May 2016 will write the exam for the CAC for the last time. This year is the last year for the students writing…

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    Cummins takes helm at UWI’s consulting firm

    The trinidad Guardian / The University of the West Indies (UWI) has announced the appointment of Lisa Cummins to the post of executive director of The UWI Consulting Company (UWIC) effective March 1. UWIC, which is chaired by Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, is the university’s business unit that provides international and regional advisory services. …

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    ‘Joyriding’ at taxpayers expense

    The trinidad Guardian / That someone is “not accountable to anyone” is misleading in any given situation as we as human beings are certainly accountable for any and all of our actions during our stay on this earth. Especially when one is holding public office and has unlimited access to the funds of the public…

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    Think seriously about legalising it

    The trinidad Guardian / In reference to the letter to the editor headlined, Lots to gain from legalising marijuana, the writer very well expresses the benefits in five points: 1) eliminating gang activity; 2) reducing prison population and costs to citizens/government; 3) reducing court congestion and so allowing courts to deal with real criminals; 4)…

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    WINDIES NO ONE-MAN SHOW*

    Trinidad Express / MUMBAI Semi-final hero Lendl Simmons has warned England that West Indies are not a “one-man show” but says the Caribbean side must now play well in tomorrow’s final if they are to win the Twenty20 World Cup. Simmons was the architect of the Windies’ seven-wicket win over tournament favourites India at the…

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    Point highway cost up to $8b

    The trinidad Guardian / Minister in the Office of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, Stuart Young, yesterday called on the Integrity Commission to investigate the Solomon Hochoy Highway to Point Fortin project, which he described as a “travesty.” Young said the Government was also exploring all legal options regarding the highway’s main contractor Construtora…

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    SF museum taps Chinese tourism market

    chinadaily.com.cn / The program includes providing Chinese language services, such as Chinese language audio tours or docent services, free visitor guides and apps in Chinese as well as Asian cuisine at the museum’s restaurant. The museum also launched its WeChat channel last month to promote the museum among Chinese. “We are proud to be the…

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    Prisons leadership must take blame

    The trinidad Guardian / Why is no one surprised at the fact that the Prison Service executive failed to act on the information that there was an intended jailbreak immediately before the break actually occurred?  Not only did they not take precautions but they did not even let their junior officers know.  For those of…

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    Fuad: Give women option of abortion

    The trinidad Guardian / Former health minister Dr Fuad Khan says the time has come for the Government to determine its policy on the termination of pregnancies because of the Zika virus. He made the comment yesterday, hours after Health Minister Terrance Deyalsingh confirmed that a 23-year-old pregnant Belmont woman had been diagnosed with Zika….

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    Mandlik goes for ITF double again

    Trinidad Express / ELIZABETH MANDLIK will attempt to capture her second consecutive under-18 title when the curtain falls on the Bmobile ITF (International Tennis Federation) Junior Tournament today at Trinidad Country Club, Maraval. It will be the clash of the top two seeds for the second straight week as the American will oppose Stefania Rogozinska…

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    ‘Warriors’ inspire fans*

    Trinidad Express / port of spain The “Soca Warriors” are moving on in style. Stephen Hart’s red army mowed over their opposition as they easily extinguished the “Vincy Heat” on Tuesday evening at the Hasely Crawford Stadium with a verve and swagger long yearned for by the fanbase. The team have built up a euphoria…

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    Tough opening games for Patriots

    Trinidad Express / St Kitts and Nevis Patriots will open the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) on June 30, against two-time finalists Guyana Amazon Warriors at Warner Park, in the first of four matches scheduled to be played on the island. They also have a tough second home match against 2013 champions Jamaica Tallawahs before…

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    T&T stickwomen look to rebound against Mexico*

    Trinidad Express / The Trinidad and Tobago junior women’s hockey team will be looking to bounce back from their 10-0 drubbing at the sticks of the USA when they face Mexico in their second game of the Pan American Junior Women’s Hockey Championship at the National Hockey Centre in Tacarigua, from 4 p.m. today. Mexico…

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    Praying by faith

    Jamaica Gleaner / The faith factor is a critical, indispensable part of our Christian walk. It is central to everything we do for, “Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see.” Hebrews 11:1 NLT Prayer activates our faith, so what does praying…

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    Renales set for ‘National’ hat-trick*

    Trinidad Express / JADA RENALES will be attempting to complete a hat-trick in the National Badminton Junior Championships over the next two days at Central Regional Indoor Sports Arena, Chaguanas. The under-19 silver-medallist in last year’s Caribbean Regional Badminton Confederation (CAREBACO) Championships, has been crowned champion in the spotlight category for the last two years…

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    Grazette retires in ‘Chetwynd’ final

    Trinidad Express / THE two main events ended prematurely when the curtain fell on the Chetwynd International Senior Tennis Tournament Monday at UWI Tennis Courts, St Augustine. Trailing Richard Gray by seven points to five in the deciding “super tiebreak” of the men’s over-35 final, multiple national champion and Davis Cup player Ivor Grazette retired…

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    Cops cry foul

    News day / DECISION to not pay close to 130 police officers for extra duty during the World Cup qualifying match between Trinidad and Tobago and St Vincent and the Grenadines on Tuesday, resulted in officers boycotting duties at the National Stadium. Newsday understands that only half of the 260 officers asked to carry out…

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    ZIKA BABY BLUES*

    Trinidad Express / Trinidad and Tobago has recorded its first case of the Zika virus in a pregnant woman. Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh yesterday confirmed that of the two new cases announced earlier this week, one is a 23-year-old woman who is 13 weeks pregnant. The woman is from the Belmont area. The World Health…

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    …Archbishop, doc divided on abortion*

    Trinidad Express / Archbishop Joseph Harris has said though his position might be unpopular and considered “outdated”, under no circumstances must abortion be an option. On the other hand, gynaecologist Dr Sherene Kalloo says women in Trinidad and Tobago should have the option to terminate a pregnancy if it is determined that the baby will…

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    Young: Probe highway ‘travesty’*

    Trinidad Express / IN PARLIAMENT   Government is asking the Inte­grity Commission to investigate the “travesty” committed by the People’s Partnership government in its mishandling of the Point Fortin highway contract. This was revealed by Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister Stuart Young, in a statement to the House of Representatives yesterday, at…

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    Arti’s dad: Ministry diverting attention

    Trinidad Express / Kumar Ramroop is not buying the Ministry of Education’s explanation as to why his daughter, Arti, who attained 21 passes in last year’s Carib­bean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examination, was overlooked for either of the two President’s Medal awards for secondary education. Ramroop believes the reason provided by the Education Ministry as…

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    Forest ranger laid to rest*

    Trinidad Express / There was little standing room at the St Charles RC Church in Tunapuna yesterday as relatives and loved ones came out to pay their final respects to forest ranger Keith Campbell. Campbell died on the night of March 25, hours after sustaining third degree burns to 90 per cent of his body…

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    Suruj denies wrongdoing by Nidco*

    Trinidad Express / There was no wrongdoing when the National Infrastructure Development Company Ltd (Nidco) took the decision to waive the right to termination of the OAS Construtora contract upon the contractor’s bankruptcy, says former government minister Suruj Rambachan. At the Parliament sitting yesterday, at Tower D, International Water­front Centre, Port of Spain, Legal Affairs…

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    No more ‘burdensome’ CAC after 2016*

    Trinidad Express / port of spain CALLING it “unnecessary” and “a burden” on the primary school system, Education Minister Anthony Garcia yesterday announced the end of the Continuous Assessment Component (CAC) of the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) introduced in 2012 under the former government. Primary-level pupils due to the sit the 2016 SEA will be…

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    April showers, but dry season continues

    Trinidad Express / piarco   ANYONE awake during the early hours of the first day of April yesterday would have experienced the sweet sound of rain pounding on their roofs, which has not been heard for some time. However, this is “nothing unusual or abnormal,” said Meteorological Service officer Gary Benjamin. “We are still in…

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    Sex offender registry set up

    Trinidad Express / A registry for sex offenders has been established. However, only the Police Service will have access to it, National Security Minister Edmund Dillon said yesterday. Responding to a question in the House of Representatives, at Tower D, International Water­front Centre, Port of Spain, Dillon said the registry was established on December 22,…

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    …Govt must not rule it out, says Fuad

    Trinidad Express / THE Government must not run from the issue of abortion, but come up with a policy which will treat with pregnant women who are infected with the Zika virus, says former health minister Dr Fuad Khan. Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh yesterday announced that this country has recorded its first case of a…

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    Mom dies after son*

    Trinidad Express / One day after her seven-year-old son, Hezekiah Hospedales, was killed in a bush fire in San Juan, 28-year-old Shaleza Theodore-Hospedales has died as a result of burn injuries. Medical Director of the San Fernando General Hospital Dr Anand Chatoorgoon said Theodore-Hospedales suffered approximately 95 per cent burns about the body and was…

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    Man in court for co-worker’s murder*

    Trinidad Express / arima A MAN who stabbed a woman to death before attempting to take his own life appeared before an Arima magistrate yesterday, charged with her murder. The accused—Kendall Shalto, 34—was brought to the Arima Magistrates’ Court yesterday morning in a marked police car charged with the March 12 murder of Christina Francis,…

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  • Purdey hopes process is fair

    The trinidad Guardian / Bridgemans Services Group vice-president Andrew Purdey is hoping his company will be treated fairly at tender evaluation process for the selection of a new passenger vessel for the sea bridge. The company’s tender of the controversial Ocean Flower 2 was among eleven others received by the Port Authority of T&T (PATT)…

  • Prisons FC promoted to TTSL League One

    The trinidad Guardian / Prisons FC became the first team to be officially promoted to the Trinidad and Tobago Super League – League One on Saturday after a thrilling 4-2 victory at YTC Arouca against Petit Valley/Diego Martin Utd (PVDMU). Prior to kick off, the match was set up as a winner take all encounter,…

  • Andrews as club tour guide

    The trinidad Guardian / Former national defender Marvin Andrews remains a hero at Scottish club Glasgow Rangers. This was evident after the club has presented their supporters with an opportunity to hear first-hand the memories of a true Rangers great with an Ibrox Tour hosted by Marvin Andrews on September 28th. As fans tour behind…

  • Trincity fire could affect supermarket food supply

    The trinidad Guardian / Four businesses under one company-JMH Enterprise Limited-at the Trincity Industrial Estate went up in flames on Sunday night. Owner Christopher James said yesterday his losses are estimated to run “well into the hundreds of millions of dollars.” He said eight trucks, three vans, four cars and equipment were all destroyed in…

  • AmCham to Govt: Improve ease of doing business

    The trinidad Guardian / Customer service at all government offices must be improved, along with flexible working hours and regulated lunch breaks. These are some of the wishes rounding out the American Chamber of T&T’s (AmChamTT) budget submissions for 2017/2018 under the area of Ease of Doing Business. While the Chamber acknowledges the challenges that…

  • O’Brien’s Battlecry stops Bigman

    The trinidad Guardian / Battlecry came through to cause a major upset on the Arima Race Club’s (ARC) Republic Day card when the John O’Brien trained three-year-old colt beat overwhelming favourite, Bigman In Town in the feature Grade One – Caribbean Champion Stakes over 1,800 metres. In winning the Champion Stakes, O’Brien and Battlecry stopped…

  • Korean Flute Choir at Queen’s Hall for Korea Week celebration

    The trinidad Guardian / The Embassy of the Republic of Korea has announced that this year’s National Foundation Day will be celebrated on October 3, 2017. A release from the Embassy said it is organising Korea Week 2017 with a series of events during the first week of October, which will be open to the…

  • Advancing women in sports leadership

    The trinidad Guardian / One person told me to my face that my belief that women will play the most significant role in global development in the future is baloney. I have also been told it goes against religious and societal norms and values. I am committed to driving strategic change for women in sport…

  • Digicel Foundation builds school for special needs children in Rio Claro

    The trinidad Guardian / Founder and principal of the Rio Claro Learning and Development Centre for Special Children, Kellyann Pascall, together with her staff and students, started the new school term with a newly built Centre courtesy the Digicel Foundation. A release said the Digicel Foundation invested $1.2 million to rebuild the school which houses…

  • Gopee-Scoon: Greater regional, international collaboration needed

    The trinidad Guardian / Trade and Industry Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon is calling for cooperation between regional and international partners as greater efforts are made to address security issues affecting Latin America, the Caribbean and the wider global community. Speaking at the Caribbean Security Forum hosted by the Trinidad and Tobago Coalition of Services Industries (TTCSI)…

  • Masterful Melocotones ends Film Festival with a bang

    The trinidad Guardian / The 12th T&T Film Festival closes with a spectacular bang today, with a terrific and groundbreaking film selection that was not picked before only because of the limitations of programming schedules. For many people, this will be the film of the festival. Today’s film is: Melocotones aka (Canned) Peaches (Dominican Republic,…

  • Mom of man killed by fallen tree grieves

    The trinidad Guardian / Diego Martin mother Carol Noel was overwhelmed with grief yesterday, after learning the man who was killed when a falling tree crashed into a car at Granville beach on Sunday was her son, Joshua Grannum. According to reports she received, Grannum, 23, was seated in a silver Nissan AD Wagon talking…

  • The disaster preparedness dilemma

    The trinidad Guardian / At this point, nobody in T&T can say they didn’t know what would happen. The consequences of natural disaster in nations both well prepared and marginally ready are writ large across headlines and leading broadcasts the world over the last two weeks. Despite our most vocal protestations that “God is a…

  • Dominica gets lots of love

    The trinidad Guardian / Responding to the call made by a 97-member group led by comedian and media personality Errol Fabien, the public, corporate T&T and local and regional soca artistes and deejays showed just how big a heart T&T has on Sunday at the One Caribbean Relief Concert at the Queen’s Park oval, Port-of-Spain….

  • We can still square the series-Holder

    The trinidad Guardian / LONDON Captain Jason Holder believes West Indies can still take a share of the five-match One-Day International series against England despite losing two of the first three games. Speaking following the Caribbean side’s 124-run defeat at Bristol on Sunday, Holder said the Windies needed to execute better in the remaining games…

  • Fake food

    The trinidad Guardian / In a move worthy of the Monty Python comedy group at their sublime best, the T&T Defence Force (TTDF) has come up with a list of things that they say the people of Dominica desperately need, that beggars the imagination. After conducting a critical needs assessment on the ground, the TTDF…

  • Purdey hopes process is fair

    The trinidad Guardian / Bridgemans Services Group vice-president Andrew Purdey is hoping his company will be treated fairly at tender evaluation process for the selection of a new passenger vessel for the sea bridge. The company’s tender of the controversial Ocean Flower 2 was among eleven others received by the Port Authority of T&T (PATT)…

  • Body found on river bank

    The trinidad Guardian / The body of a 48-year-old man was found lying on a river bank in Williamsville yesterday morning. Police suspect that Nowray Rooplal, of Dharamdass Trace, St Julien Road, Princes Town, may have fallen into the river and drowned. However, investigators are awaiting the results of an autopsy at the Forensic Sciences…

  • Abdulah slams xenophia towards Dominicans

    The trinidad Guardian / Movement for Social Justice leader David Abdulah has labelled as racist and xenophobic recent public comments over Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s call to house nationals from Hurricane Maria-devastated Dominica here in T&T. Abdulah weighed in on this issue, which has generated mixed public reactions, at a press conference at MSJ…

  • Residents clean up after floods

    The trinidad Guardian / Strong winds and heavy rainfall associated with bad weather over the past 48 hours led to power outages and flash flooding in West Trinidad yesterday. Several homes in the East and Central Trinidad also lost roofs. Homes in Westmoorings, Talparo, Couva and Chaguanas lost roofs, the T&T Guardian was told. At…

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  • 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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