COCAINE INFLUX FROM CARIBBEAN TERRITORIES POSES THREAT TO FRANCE

COCAINE INFLUX FROM CARIBBEAN TERRITORIES POSES THREAT TO FRANCE

Avellon Williams  LATIN AMERICA / CARIBBEAN– Recent cocaine seizures in the French Caribbean territories of French Guiana, Martinique, and Guadeloupe have shown that these territories are also popular transshipment routes for trafficking cocaine into Europe. In French Guiana, authorities announced on September 22 that a legal experiment, under which people caught with less than 1.5 […]

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 NIGERIA’S MIKEL OBI RETIRES FROM FOOTBALL AT AGE 35

NIGERIA’S MIKEL OBI RETIRES FROM FOOTBALL AT AGE 35

Ekeomah Atuonwu John Mikel Obi, a former captain of the Super Eagles of Nigeria and a legend at Chelsea, has declared his retirement from the game. Obi, who had a very successful career at both the club and international levels, announced his retirement on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, via his official Instagram account. “There is a saying […]

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 FIRST TEST OF NASA PLANETARY CRASHES SPACECRAFT INTO ASTEROID IN ATTEMPT TO DEFLECT IT

FIRST TEST OF NASA PLANETARY CRASHES SPACECRAFT INTO ASTEROID IN ATTEMPT TO DEFLECT IT

Avellon Williams TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO- Asteroids and comets are Hollywood’s go-to answer to incoming space objects. As actor Bruce Willis does in movies such as “Deep Impact” and “Armageddon”, nukes are used to save the world while delivering dramatic content. Experts in planetary defense, however, suggest that in reality, if astronomers spotted a dangerous incoming space rock, the […]

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 ETHIOPIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH ADVOCATES FOR PEACE IN TIGRAY

ETHIOPIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH ADVOCATES FOR PEACE IN TIGRAY

Renson Mwakandana The annual Meskel Festival was observed by thousands of Ethiopian Orthodox Christians in the nation’s capital, Addis Ababa. The day honors the so-called “True Cross,” which is said to be where Jesus was supposedly crucified, being found in the fourth century by the Roman Empress St. Helena. The continuing fighting in the northern Tigray […]

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 SHAKIRA TO FACE TRIAL IN SPAIN OVER TAX FRAUD

SHAKIRA TO FACE TRIAL IN SPAIN OVER TAX FRAUD

Lisa Mugo Pop singer Shakira will soon be heading to court after a judge in Spain gave a nod for the song bird’s trial on charges of tax fraud. The ‘Hips Don’t Lie’ singer is being accused of failing to pay taxes in her hometown amounting to $13.9 million between 2012 and 2014. According to prosecutors, Shakira spent a […]

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 FEELING STRESSED?  THERE’S AN OIL FOR THAT

FEELING STRESSED? THERE’S AN OIL FOR THAT

Avellon Williams  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO- Essential oils are made from flower, herb, and tree parts, such as bark, roots, peels, and petals. When a plant’s essence is extracted, it becomes a plant’s essential oil. Essence cells give plants their fragrant scent. The best use for essential oils isn’t just to diffuse them so you can unwind while taking a […]

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 VENEZUELANS, COLOMBIANS CELEBRATE REOPENING OF ‘HISTORIC’ BORDER TO TRADE

VENEZUELANS, COLOMBIANS CELEBRATE REOPENING OF ‘HISTORIC’ BORDER TO TRADE

Avellon Williams   VENEZUELA- The Simón Bolvar international bridge was filled with Venezuelans and Colombians gathered to celebrate the reopening of the international border following the restoration of diplomatic and economic relations between the two countries. A day of history and transcendence was declared by Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro before it was officially opened. “We are resuming relations and […]

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