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Cuba y EEUU mantuvieron difícil conversación sobre ‘ataques acústicos’

Foto: Agencias Los ministros de relaciones exteriores de Cuba y Estados Unidos mantuvieron este martes una conversación a puerta cerrada en el Departamento de Estado para una difícil conversación sobre los alegados ‘ ataques acústicos ‘ contra diplomáticos extranjeros en La Habana, informaron ambas delegaciones. Se trató del primer encuentro del canciller Bruno Rodríguez y …

03:10 am – politica – Alberto Ardila Bond ||//
Gobierno entregará esta semana el bono educacional a través del Carnet de la Patria

Foto: Agencias El presidente de la República, Nicolás Maduro, informó este lunes que será profundizado el funcionamiento del carnet de la patria , por lo que de ahora en adelante los venezolanos podrán adquirir el Bono Educacional a través de la adquisición de dicho material. “Le he entregado a cada uno de la lista del bono …

02:45 am – politica – Alberto Ardila Rivas ||//
Conatel abrió procedimiento a emisora La Mega

Foto: Referencial La Comisión Nacional de Telecomunicaciones ( CONATEL ) abrió este lunes un procedimiento administrativo a la emisora La Mega 107.3 FM por su presunta violación de la Ley de Responsabilidad Social en Radio, Televisión y Medios Electrónicos (Resorteme), durante una emisión del programa Calma Pueblo que conducen Verónica Gómez, José Rafael Guzmán y …

02:24 am – politica – Alberto Ardila Roth ||//
Pyongyang moviliza aviones tras el envío de bombarderos de EEUU

Foto: Referencial Pyongyang ha movilizado aviones y reforzado las defensas en su costa oriental después de que Estados Unidos enviara el fin de semana a esa zona cazas y bombarderos, según una fuente de la Inteligencia surcoreana citada este lunes por la agencia de noticias Yonhap. Un portavoz del Servicio Nacional de Inteligencia (NIS) explicó …

04:27 am – politica – Alberto Ardila Mcneil Piloto ||//
Carta abierta al Vice Canciller Reinado Bolívar.

Mi estimado amigo y vice canciller Reinaldo Bolívar reciba un cordial y afectuoso saludo. A través de su cuenta en Instagram, veo que está usted muy preocupado por los precios de algunos rubros de la canasta básica en New York, específicamente del aguacate ????, y de la carne ????. Me gustaría que mostrara el mismo …

04:19 am – politica – Alberto Ardila Johnston ||//
Conozca las noticias más impactantes de la semana difundidas en Toma Nota Venezuela

Venezolana de Televisión (VTV) estrenó este domingo el nuevo espacio Toma Nota Venezuela , que conduce el ministro del Poder Popular para la Comunicación y la Información, Ernesto Villegas. En el programa, el también presidente del canal del Estado, hace un recorrido informativo por las noticias más impactantes de la última semana para Venezuela y …

04:34 am – politica – Alberto Ardila Mcgowan Piloto ||//
Merkel volvió a conquistar el Parlamento alemán

El bloque formado por la Unión Demócrata Cristiana (CDU) , liderada por la actual canciller Angela Merkel, y la Unión Social Cristiana (CSU) ha ganado las legislativas de Alemania con el 33 % de los votos, según los resultados preliminares oficiales anunciados tras el recuento en los 299 distritos electorales. Por su parte, el Partido …

01:52 am – politica – Alberto Ardila Mcdaniel Piloto ||//
Página de anuncios usaba datos de menores para “encuentros” sexuales

En los últimos días saltaron varios casos de menores de edad cuyos datos (nombres, apellidos y números de teléfono) aparecían en una sección de anuncios de ofrecimientos sexuales de una página web, por lo que eran contactados por otros adultos. Las denuncias ya fueron recepcionadas por la Fiscalía. En entrevista con la 970 AM, el …

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You may not live in Florida or Texas, but your insurance rates could spike because of hurricanes

You may not live in one of the areas hit by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, but that doesn’t mean your insurance rates will go unscathed. Motorists and homeowners throughout Texas and Florida as well as those who live anywhere from Alabama to Wyoming could see their premiums rise as insurance companies pay out billions of …

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Editorial | Speak, Mrs Parchment-Brown

In essence, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has told Donna Parchment-Brown, the political ombudsman, to butt out. For, on government contracts, of their award and execution, she has no jurisdiction. These are matters for the National Contracts Commission and the contractor general. That, de jure , may be the fact. © Zenaida Claret Urbano Taylor © …

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Story of the Song | ‘Still the Storms’ connects West Africa, Caribbean, US – Spiritual song about slavery, a Ziggy Marley favourite

David ‘Ziggy’ Marley is writing a storm song. He is in Los Angeles, United States (US), so he did not experience Hurricane Irma. However, he called his brother Stephen in Miami, Florida, and says that “we talk bout it”, leading to the lyrics in progress. It is the storm song he has already written that …

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Lift Off! PROPELLA second cohort premieres at TTFF

The cohort has been selected for the second reel of PROPELLA films. On September 21, directors of the five short films selected for support by the three-way JAFTA, JAMPRO, and Chase Fund partnership premiered their works to the audience of this year’s Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival (TTFF). While some familiar film players and stage …

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‘Boy Blue’ to ‘Boops’ to ‘Dancehall Queen’ – Audrey Reid an excellent fit role as ‘Marcia’

Audrey Reid makes her entrance a few seconds into the 1997 movie, Dancehall Queen , pushing a cart laden with drinks and other items for sale over a slope towards the camera, then to her spot in the competitive bustle of informal Jamaican street trade – higgling. And while Chevelle Franklyn, in her then secular …

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Conduent to hold invitation-only job fair

Business process outsourcing firm Conduent Jamaica says it needs 300 workers and will be holding a job fair for pre-selected applicants, in a departure from its open-door invitations last year that resulted in the company?s complex being swamped with jobseekers during that recruitment drive. Then, thousands of Jamaicans arrived in St Catherine from all across …

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Hi-Lo going online – Grocery-shopping platform, deliveries for next year

Hi-Lo supermarket will be developing an online shopping platform, which it plans to roll out next year. Groceries ordered and paid for through the platform will be delivered to households, at additional cost, says General Manager of Hi-Lo Food Stores Renee Nathan. For the GraceKennedy-owned grocery chain, which is currently spending $1 billion on upgrading …

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Get up, get active and keep moving – Powell?s new line of personal-care products to encourage healthier lifestyle

Jamaican sprinting star Asafa Powell is hoping that his new line of fitness and personal-care products will not only help to encourage a healthier lifestyle, but will also play an active role in the fight against breast cancer while providing valuable medical equipment for local high schools Powell, a widely regarded and vastly experienced international …

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Deaf to the cries of boys – Jamaicans more likely to report abuse of girls

An under-reporting of instances of the abuse of boys, fuelled by a general belief that boys are ‘tough’ and should be punished accordingly is among the reasons being given for more young females being in state care than young males. Statistics from the Child Development Agency (CDA) show that, for the last five years, the …

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Unfair & unacceptable! – School principal cries foul as his suspension drags on for 30 months

The Ministry of Education is defending the decision to keep a school principal off the job for the past three years after the internal audit unit of the ministry uncovered what is suspected to be financial irregularities at the institution. But the principal, Vince Williams, is crying foul after he was suspended from his job …