Daniel Trotta

Daniel Trotta works from New York, NY. Reuters correspondent covering guns, abortion, LGBT issues. Previously in Cuba, Spain, Mexico and Nicaragua. 2017 NLGJA Excellence in Transgender Coverage award Daniel Trotta has over 1472 followers on Twitter.

US, Cuba clash over immigration at start of talks

In the first round of historic talks between the two countries, the US vowed to continue giving Cubans safe haven, despite Cuba's objections.

US, Cuba begin talks to restore diplomatic ties

The talks aim to restore diplomatic ties and eventually normalise relations between the two, which have been locked in Cold War-era hostilities.

West Africa Ebola outbreak worst ever, says WHO

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is officially the worst the world has seen as the death toll breaches 600, says the World Health Organisation.

Sexual assault case against Strauss-Kahn dropped

A judge has dropped all sexual assault charges against ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, after the credibility of the accuser was questioned.

Strauss-Kahn’s accuser: Schemer or survivor?

First she was portrayed as a model of virtue who was violated by a rich and powerful man. Then she was presented as a liar and a schemer.

New York hard hit as winter storm slams north-east

A blizzard pummeled the north-eastern United States on Monday, burying cities in knee-deep snow and leaving thousands camped at airports.

Blizzard slams US north-east, causes air travel havoc

The first widespread blizzard of the season slammed the north-eastern United States on the heavily travelled Christmas weekend on Sunday.

Time names Mark Zuckerberg Person of the Year

Mark Zuckerberg, founder of the Facebook social networking site, was named <i>Time</i> magazine's 2010 Person of the Year on Wednesday.

US arrests man in New York car bomb attempt

A man of Pakistani origin has been arrested on suspicion he bought the vehicle used in the failed car bombing in New York's Times Square last weekend.

New York activates security plan after Moscow bombings

New York police doubled patrols of the subway system and sent police cars to transit hubs as a precaution following the Moscow subway bombings.

Press Releases

Introducing the new CSIR strategy and identity

This will guide the research, development and innovation organisation in its pursuit to conduct research that enables a capable state

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

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