Protesters planned to block a causeway connecting Cape Breton Island to mainland Nova Scotia Wednesday, part of an effort to raise awareness about the unsolved death of a local Indigenous woman.
Tenants are up in arms over the sale of apartments on the most prominent boulevard in old Communist East Germany to Berlin's largest property company, the latest in a wave of protests over skyrocketing rents in the German capital.
Roseau, Dominica – November 20th, 2018 – Flow customers across Dominica will get something ‘extra’ to help ‘warm’ the traditionally colder nights that signal the Christmas season’s arrival. Flow rolled out their much anticipated Christmas campaign on Tuesday November 20,...
Castries, St Lucia: Each year since 1985, individuals and corporations all over the world have joined hands to draw attention to the importance of education and early detection in the fight again breast cancer, which is the major cause of...
The Dominica Bar Association (DBA) says they are “ready” for the full implementation of the Legal Professions Act (LPA). “The DBA has looked at the Legal Professions Act (LPA) and we are ready for its full passage into law,” Mary...
NEW JERSEY, USA (21 November 2018) – He’s the dynamic face of one of Dominica’s most vibrant, up and coming musical groups, and this week the multiple junior calypso contest winner Sheldon “Shelly” Alfred will signal the latest efforts by...
World Fisheries day was established in 1998. It has since became an annual activity, recognized globally on November 21. This year World Fisheries Day is celebrated nationally under the theme “Partnership and innovation for a Climate Resilient Fisheries”. Various agencies including, fisher folk organizations, Fisheries Departments and...
A government initiated but private sector led development finance entity, the Malawi Agricultural and Industrial Corporation Plc (MAIC), was launched to the media on Wednesday that will empower agro-businesses and industrial companies to acquire finance... The post Malawi Agricultural and Industrial Corporation launched: Created by CDH Investment Bank appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.
Malawi Under-23 national football team coach Meke Mwase has requested the Football Association of Malawi ( FAM) to organise friendly games for the Junior Flames before meeting their neighbours Zambia side in March 2019 in... The post Meke appeals for more friendlies for Malawi U-23 appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.
Nyasa Big Bullets have complained that there is lack of help being afforded to the club by the Football Association of Malawi (FAM) as they continue preparation for CAF Champions League game against Kenya’s Gor... The post Bullets cries foul over fixture pile up: CAF plans affected appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.
United Democratic Front (UDF) Publicity Secretary Ken ndanga has unveiled plans to contest as Member of Parliament (MP) in his Eastern Region home district of Balaka during next year’s Tripartite Elections. Ndanga, who has served... The post UDF publicist Ndanga unveils plans to contest as MP appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.
Governance expert and commentator Makhumbo Munthali has called for wider consultations before tabling the newly gazetted controversial Non-Governmental Organisations Bill whose effects he said will be far wider than just on NGOs as it will... The post Stop NGO Bill that threatens people’s freedom in Malawi, urges governance expert appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.
Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters’ Association (JMEA) President Metry Seaga is encouraging local manufacturers and exporters to explore untapped markets that exist in the neighbouring state of Haiti. “Jamaica and our region remain...
Working remotely—long the territory of slobby creatives—has become newly social thanks to co-working spaces and teleconferencing. Here’s how to upgrade your look without sacrificing comfort.
Truly novel beer styles don’t come around every day. Hence the giddy buzz surrounding subtle, scintillating brut IPA. Here are 6 especially festive pours worth seeking out.
For travelers hooked on Cold War intrigue, following the trail in the Cuban capital is bizarrely pleasant—from moody museums to a Soviet-themed boîte.
As the next federal election approaches, Andrew Scheer's Conservatives might be asking themselves whether they can win without a strong NDP.
On Thursday, Loblaws will launch «shop and scan,» a pilot project that allows customers to scan their items with a phone app while shopping, saving them time at checkout.
"There are no simple solutions here. And shock therapy with massive immediate changes is not the way to go.” Economist Trevor Tombe on our immediate challenges.
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. wants a woman known as «Dr. Lipjob» sent to prison for allegedly continuing to give Botox treatments and other injections — in violation of a court order and despite not being properly licensed.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford's government will, sometime in the next 10 days, release its climate change plan, and there are strong signs it will be modelled on Australia's system for reducing carbon emissions.
Hungary granted asylum this week to the Russia-leaning ex-leader of Macedonia, in a sign of the country’s eastward tilt and the challenge the European Union and the U.S. face in trying to keep Prime Minister Viktor Orban in their orbit.
The indigenous Pemon people have long served as stewards of the national park that holds the world’s highest waterfall. Now Venezuela’s economic distress has pushed them into digging for gold in vast open-pit mines.
An international firestorm erupted over the possibility that a Russian official could become the new president of global police agency Interpol, as Moscow denounced a demand by U.S. senators that the Trump administration block the candidacy of a Kremlin-backed nominee.
A campaign to oust British Prime Minister Theresa May from office has stalled, as rebel Conservative lawmakers opposing her Brexit plan struggled to mount a leadership contest, affording her some respite ahead of the next leg of negotiations.
President Trump pledged to remain a “steadfast partner” of Saudi Arabia and dismissed U.S. intelligence conclusions that the Saudi crown prince had ordered the killing of a dissident journalist.
As it tries to build a foothold in payments outside of its Amazon Go stores, the company is reportedly focusing on building partnerships with restaurants and gas stations (businesses that have yet to be scalped by the Bezos revenue-absorption machine). To entice owners to give Amazon Pay a try, the company is dangling what appears to be a pretty enticing carrot: Amazon is promising to lower processing costs at a time when so-called «interchange» fees charged by Visa and MasterCard have been rising.
An American man was killed by a protected tribe in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the police said today. Seven fishermen who took 27-year-old John Allen Chau to North Sentinel Island, where the indigenous Sentinelese people live, have been arrested, the police said.
Oil, copper and lumber are all telling us the exact same thing, and it isn’t good news for the global economy. When economic activity is booming, demand for commodities such as oil, copper and lumber goes up and that generally causes prices to rise. But when economic activity is slowing down, demand for such commodities falls and that generally causes prices to decline. In recent weeks, we have witnessed a decline in commodity prices unlike anything that we have witnessed in years, and many are concerned that this is a very clear indication that hard times are ahead for the global economy.
One day after President Trump once again laid bare his primary motive for giving Saudi Arabia a pass over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi (Trump told a group of reporters that oil prices would go «through the roof» should there be a rupture between the US and the Kingdom), the president once again left little room for subtlety by thanking the kingdom for helping to facilitate this month's record-setting slide in oil prices.
It appears that an aggressive lobbying campaign by the US and the UK has succeeded in stopping a qualified Russian candidate from winning the presidency of Interpol. One day after four US senators, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and the home office of the UK expressed outrage at the notion that Interpol Vice President Alexander Prokopchuk, a general in the Russian Interior Ministry, had emerged as the front-runner to become the international police agency's next president. Both the US and UK urged Interpol members to vote instead for Kim Jong Yang, who assumed the role of acting president after the last president, Meng Hongwei, disappeared in China following rumors of a corruption prosecution, according to the Financial Times.
A project in Seychelles aims to inspire careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The STEM Extra is an eight-month after-school programme to empower the youth towards pursuing STEM career opportunities by offering an interactive and inspirational programme held after school hours. The project, expected to start in January, is one of six local projects which has this year received grants from the United States Ambassador’s Special Self Help Programme. Implemented by not for profits organisations, these projects are targeting different groups in the communities including the youth, women and people with disabilities. The grantees met with the US Ambassador to the island nation, David Reimer, last week....
World leaders will participate in an innovative climate change summit on Thursday that will take place entirely online so it is carbon neutral. The eco-friendly event stands in stark contrast to many other international political summits, which involve thousands of delegates jetting across the world to a venue where they stay in air-conditioned comfort. The Virtual Climate Summit is the brainchild of Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine, whose low-lying Pacific island nation will drown beneath rising seas if global warming continues unabated. Heine said the event -- with participants including French President Emmanuel Macron, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau -- will be the first global political meeting to be held online. It will consist of a rolling, 24-hour livestream that will begin in the Marshalls' capital Majuro, then include addresses from leaders and panel discussions before delivering a declaration. ...