Associated Press Updated 12:25 pm CDT, Sunday, March 24, 2019 HAVANA (AP) — Prince Charles and his wife Camilla are beginning the first official trip to Cuba by the British royal family in a pomp-filled display of disagreement with the Trump administration's strategy of economically isolating the communist island. The heir to the British throne is expected to land in Havana around 5 p.m. Sunday and lay a wreath at the memorial to colonial independence hero Jose Marti, near massive portraits of socialist revolutionary icons including guerrilla fighter Che Guevara. The next two days include visits to historic sites, a solar park, organic farm, biomedical research center, cultural gala and a dinner with President Miguel Diaz-Canel. It does not include visits with political dissidents or other critics of Cuba's single-party system, a decision prompting criticism from Cuban exiles. … [Read more...] about Prince Charles and Camilla launch first royal visit to Cuba
A SECOND Parkland shooting survivor has killed himself - just one week after a fellow classmate took her own life. The student, who hasn't been named, died in an "apparent suicide" last night following the Florida massacre last year, which left 17 people dead. Police say the student is a sophomore boy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The tragedy comes a week after Sydney Aiello, 19, took her own life killed herself after suffering from “survivor’s guilt”. On February 14, 2018, Nikolas Cruz, 19, pulled a fire alarm and gunned down students with an AR15 assault rifle as they evacuated Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Twelve people were killed inside the school, two others just outside, one more on the street and two other victims died of their injuries at a hospital. More to follow... For the latest news on this story keep checking back at Sun Online. Thesun.co.uk is your go to destination for the best celebrity news, … [Read more...] about Second Parkland shooting survivor kills himself just a week after fellow classmate took her own life
Updated 11:46 am CDT, Sunday, March 24, 2019 JERUSALEM (AP) — The leaders of Romania and Honduras have announced they will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, following the lead of President Donald Trump. Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dancila and Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez delivered their announcements Sunday at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's annual conference in Washington. The announcements were welcomed by Israeli politicians. Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital and moved the U.S. Embassy to the city, a move that was applauded by Israel. Guatemala followed suit. The move angered the Palestinians, who seek east Jerusalem as capital of a future state. Most countries have embassies in Tel Aviv out of sensitivity over the contested city. The Palestinians, and most of the international community, say the city's final status should be resolved in negotiations. … [Read more...] about Romania, Honduras recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
THE Viking Sky cruise ship left thousands stranded amid stormy weather in Norway before being able to reach safety. The ship battled 26ft-high waves, but what exactly happened? Here’s what we know. What happened to the Viking Sky cruise ship? The cruise ship was carrying 1,300 people when it sent a mayday signal on March 23, 2019. It suffered an engine failure while on route to Stavanger from Tromso. It drifted towards the west coast of Norway after the engines cut out during stormy weather. Massive 26ft-high waves pounded the ship and furniture was sent flying about liner. Winds reached a speed of 43mph. Water broke window panes and submerged passengers eating lunch. What happened to the passengers? Most of the passengers were British or American tourist. About 20 suffered injuries ranging from cuts to broken limbs. Five helicopters and several rescue ships were called in but had to turn back because of the bad weather. Half of the passengers were airlifted and the rest remained … [Read more...] about Norway cruise ship accident – what happened to the stranded Viking Sky cruise ship?
Thomas Adamson, Associated Press Updated 11:36 am CDT, Sunday, March 24, 2019 Britain's Catherine Norris Trent poses next to a bust of Marianne, left, symbol of the French Republic, and the French, right, and European flags after a naturalization ceremony in Paris' Pantheon monument, Thursday, March 21, 2019. With the looming Brexit deadline, the 38-year-old mother of two who's lived in the French capital for over a decade was one of dozens of newly-minted French nationals attending the cermony. less Britain's Catherine Norris Trent poses next to a bust of Marianne, left, symbol of the French Republic, and the French, right, and European flags after a naturalization ceremony in Paris' Pantheon monument, ... more Photo: Thomas Admason, AP Photo: Thomas Admason, AP Image 1 of / 4 Caption … [Read more...] about France shows Britons splendor of citizenship as Brexit looms