By WiredJA News Team WASHINGTON DC, Thursday May 26, 2022 – Chairman of the CARICOM Council for National Security and Law Enforcement (CONSLE) and Jamaica’s National Security Minister Dr. Horace Chang, says the illicit trafficking of illegal firearms is a significant challenge for the region. Addressing today’s Committee meeting on Hemispheric Security at the Organization […]
By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher and Anita Snow, AP News HONOLULU (AP) — After guests checked out of a corner room at the Hilton Hawaiian Village resort on Waikiki beach, housekeeper Luz Espejo collected enough trash, some strewn under beds, to stuff seven large garbage bags. She stripped the linens from the beds, wiped built-up dust […]
By Livern Barrett, Jamaica Gleaner Two Jamaicans are among 19 people who have been jailed on a range of criminal charges for their alleged involvement in a “sophisticated” international narcotics scheme, a top American law enforcement official has disclosed. The scheme operated in Jamaica, Colombia and the United States. The scheme was allegedly used to […]
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BROOKLYN, NEW YORK – OCTOBER 31, 2020: People vote in the Brooklyn Museum during the 2020 Presidential election between President Donald J. Trump and Joe Biden. (Shutterstock) By Will Welch, Rachel Holliday Smith and Alyssa Katz, THE CITY After a chaotic redistricting process, New York’s political boundaries have finally been set for the 2022 election […]
New York, New York – October 2nd, 2021: Anti-abortion protest and march in New York city on Saturday afternoon in October, Kicked off against Texas and other states trying to rid abortions. (Shutterstock) By Claire Galofaro, AP TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — It was lunch hour at the abortion clinic, so the nurse in the recovery […]
Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico 08-20-2021, National Guard in Mexico installs checkpoint on Juarez highway as a method to find human traffickers. (Shutterstock) By Rebekah Wolf, Immigration Impact Mexico’s Supreme Court released a decision on May 18 that struck down the policy of stopping and searching individuals to check their immigration status as racist and discriminatory—and therefore […]
Victims are still being identified; shooter was killed by law enforcement.
Uvalde, Texas, United States – May 26, 2022: Community members at the Robb Elementary School memorial pray, visit, and leave tokens of affection at the crosses dedicated to the victims of the shooting. (Shutterstock) By Rebecca Salinas & David Ibañez, KSAT An 18-year-old man killed at least 19 students and one teacher at Robb Elementary […]
New York, NY – May 6, 2022: White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre attends 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards at Hilton Midtown (Shutterstock) By The Daily Digest A fresh new face On Monday, May 16, the world met Karine Jean-Pierre, the White House’s new Press Secretary. This black, lesbian graduate from Columbia, who is replacing […]