Monthly Archives: December 2016

Nigeria’s ‘plastic rice’ real but inedible, official says 

LAGOS, Nigeria (AFP) — Around 100 bags of “plastic rice” seized in Lagos have turned out to contain real but contaminated rice, authorities said Friday in Nigeria, where prices for the staple have rocketed.

Two killed in shoot-out with cops in intelligence-led operation 

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Police from the St James Division are reporting that an operation to find wanted men aligned to the Ratty Gang was conducted this morning.

US lawmaker wants porn declared a public health hazard 

VIRGINIA, United States (AP) — A Virginia state lawmaker wants to have pornography declared a public health hazard, calling it a moral scourge that leads to infidelity, the “hypersexualisation of teenagers” and the objectification of women.

Greek ambassador to Brazil murdered by wife’s cop lover: police 

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AFP) – Greece’s ambassador to Brazil was murdered in a plot hatched by his Brazilian wife and her police officer lover, who confessed to the crime, officials said Friday.

US soldier goes missing in Manchester

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The police are reporting that a member of the United States army has been missing since Friday, December 23.