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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 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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 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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 ELON MUSK, SOUTH AFRICAN-BORN ENTREPRENEUR

ELON MUSK, SOUTH AFRICAN-BORN ENTREPRENEUR

Avellon Williams TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO – The son of a South African engineer father and a Canadian model and nutritionist mother, Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971, in Pretoria, South Africa 🇿🇦. After his parents divorced in 1980, Musk lived primarily with his father. He would later dub his father “a terrible human […]

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 DEATH PENALTY ABOLISHED IN EQUATORIAL GUINEA

DEATH PENALTY ABOLISHED IN EQUATORIAL GUINEA

Avellon Williams EQUATORIAL GUINEA- With its abolishment of capital punishment, Equatorial Guinea 🇬🇶 becomes the 25th African nation to do so and the fourth in the last two years. A new criminal code was enacted by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo on September 19, 2022, which removes the death penalty from the law books of […]

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