Colin Fassnidge Kitchen Nightmares Cafe Tabouli – Cafe de Vie rebrand slammed

The owner of a Sydney cafe losing thousands after a disastrous transformation by Channel 7’s Kitchen Nightmares Australia has committed to maintaining the program’s changes while calling out its celebrity chef host over his proposed “simple fix”. Virginia Cheong, owner of the new Homebush Lebanese dining experience Cafe Tabouli – formerly Cafe de Vie – … Read more

Migration talks mark progress in tense U.S.-Cuba relations

HAVANA — Following a series of talks on migration with the Biden administration, Cuba said Tuesday that it will receive deportation flights from the United States that had been stalled in the pandemic — and said it was open to continuing dialogue with Washington. The agreement comes amid one of the largest migrations from Cuba … Read more

FTX collapse: The latest updates on the cryptocurrency crisis

New Delhi CNN Business  —  Aftershocks from the massive earthquake in the trillion-dollar crypto industry last week continued to be felt on Monday. Prices of digital currencies fell again as the crisis engulfing the market deepened over the weekend. Bitcoin, the world’s biggest crypto has plummeted about 65% so far this year. It was trading … Read more

Bankrupt crypto exchange FTX is under criminal investigation in The Bahamas

New York CNN  —  Authorities in The Bahamas are investigating potential criminal misconduct surrounding the stunning implosion of crypto exchange FTX, authorities said on Sunday. In a statement, the Royal Bahamas Police Force confirmed the investigation into FTX, which is headquartered in The Bahamas. “In light of the collapse of FTX globally and the provisional … Read more

US midterm elections: Voters in Melbourne, Florida, lacklustre about Donald Trump presidential tilt

It’s a sunny Saturday in Melbourne – the shops are busy, the restaurants are starting to fill and the water is sparkling in the harbour. In the CBD, all the talk is of elections and how people will vote. No, not the Victorian elections but the US midterm elections and how that will affect Donald … Read more

Hurricane Nicole: At least 2 dead during the damage as storm weakens after striking Florida

Editor’s Note: Affected by the storm? Use CNN’s lite site for low bandwidth. CNN  —  At least two people have died during the damage wrought by Nicole’s overnight landfall Thursday along Florida’s eastern shore, which knocked out power to thousands, pushed buildings near collapse and flooded the coast as the first hurricane to hit the … Read more

Nicole strikes Florida’s east coast as the first US hurricane in November in nearly 40 years

Editor’s Note: Affected by the storm? Use CNN’s lite site for low bandwidth. CNN  —  Nicole has weakened to a tropical storm after making landfall early Thursday as a Category 1 hurricane along the east coast of Florida, knocking out power to thousands, pushing buildings near collapse and flooding the coast as the first hurricane … Read more

Tropical storm Nicole strengthens into a Category 1 hurricane after striking the Bahamas

Editor’s Note: Affected by the storm? Use CNN’s lite site for low bandwidth. CNN  —  Massive Hurricane Nicole was dumping rain on Florida Wednesday night as the storm bore down on the east coast of the Sunshine State, threatening to bring damaging winds and heavy precipitation to some places still recovering from Hurricane Ian. Earlier … Read more

A former NBA champion is changing ‘how the world builds’ to fight the climate crisis

London CNN Business  —  Three years ago, a hurricane devastated the Bahamas, claiming dozens of lives. Today, the country is building what it claims to be the world’s first carbon-negative housing community to reduce the likelihood of future climate disasters and to ease the shortage of homes caused by the storm. Rick Fox, a former … Read more

Critical Haiti gas terminal freed after weeks of talks with G9 gang leader

CNN  —  Haitian authorities say they have regained control of the main gas terminal in capital city Port-au-Prince, ending a gang stranglehold on the vital energy facility. The news follows two weeks of negotiation with Haitian gang leader Jimmy Cherizier to relinquish control of the Varreux terminal, according to Haitian politician Dr. Harrison Ernest, who … Read more