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Margot Robbie to star in new 'Pirates of Caribbean' movie

Jun 29, 2020 - 2:07 PM

The Australian actress is teaming up with 'Birds of Prey' writer Christina Hodson for the project

Australian actor Margot Robbie poses on the red carpet upon arrival for the World Premiere of the film 'Birds of Prey' in London on January 29, 2020. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP)

Latin America jobless to increase by 11.5 million due to virus – U.N.

May 22, 2020 - 8:30 AM

The United Nations also expects Latin America's economy to shrink by an estimated 5.3% in 2020 – the worst fall since 1930

A funeral worker wearing protective clothing as a preventive measure against the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, walks through Caju cemetary in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on May 9, 2020. - The novel coronavirus has killed at least 276,435 people worldwide since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1900 GMT on Saturday. (Photo by Carl DE SOUZA / AFP)

Pandemic to provoke worst ever recession in Latin America

Apr 22, 2020 - 8:35 AM

A United Nations body expects Latin America's gross domestic product to see a record contraction of 5.3% in 2020

PATROL. Police officers patrol a market while wearing face masks to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, in Caracas, on March 15, 2020. Photo by Cristian Hernandez/AFP

U.N. predicts 'deep recession' in Latin America due to virus

Apr 04, 2020 - 8:25 AM

'We're faced with the largest fall in growth that the region has had,' says the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

Farmers offer their products for sale in a market in downtown Ozumba, Mexico state, on April 3, 2020, during the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. (Photo by CLAUDIO CRUZ / AFP)

Major quake hits Caribbean, triggering evacuations

Jan 29, 2020 - 7:51 AM

The quake triggers a brief tsunami alert and sends hundreds of people pouring onto the streets of Havana

QUAKE. Nicolas Jimenez (R) stands outside of an office building after he and others were evacuated after an earthquake struck south of Cuba on January 28, 2020 in Miami, Florida. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

El Salvador posts highest rate of women murdered in Latin America

Nov 16, 2018 - 8:41 PM

Femicide 'has a scope in El Salvador that is seen nowhere else in the region,' says the Gender Equality Observatory report of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

Johnny Depp out of 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchise – report

Oct 26, 2018 - 11:13 AM

The actor played Captain Jack Sparrow in all 'Pirates' films from 2003 to 2017

The week in photos: August 4-10, 2018

Aug 11, 2018 - 7:30 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

NO TO WAR. An Indian student wearing a mask poses with her hands painted with a slogans for peace during a rally to mark Hiroshima Day in Mumbai on August 6, 2018. Photo by Punit Paranjpe/AFP

The week in photos: July 28-August 3, 2018

Aug 04, 2018 - 7:54 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

VIETNAM ATTRACTION. Visitors walk along the 150-meter long Cau Vang "Golden Bridge" in the Ba Na Hills near Danang on July 31, 2018.  Photo by Linh Pham/AFP

The week in photos: July 14-20, 2018

Jul 21, 2018 - 1:13 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Croatian supporters react after their team scored in downtown Zagreb on July 15, 2018, during the 2018 Russia World Cup final football match between Croatia and France, the first final World Cup match ever in the history of Croatia. AFP Photo

Dam fails in Puerto Rico, 70,000 told to evacuate

Sep 23, 2017 - 11:55 AM

(UPDATED) With the storm death toll standing at 33 across the Caribbean, Puerto Rico's National Weather Service issues a flash flood warning for people living along the Guajataca River in the northwest of the island, saying an earthen dam there was in danger of collapsing

Puerto Rico faces more floods after Maria 'obliteration'

Sep 22, 2017 - 11:55 AM

Governor Ricardo Rossello calls Maria the most devastating storm in a century and says the island suffered a total breakdown of its electricity and telecommunications infrastructure

FLOODED. Young people row on a kayak down a street flooded by Hurricane Maria in Juana Matos, Puerto Rico, on September 21, 2017. Photo by Hector Retamal/AFP

'Storm of the century' Maria pummels Puerto Rico

Sep 21, 2017 - 7:44 AM

After killing at least 9 people in the Caribbean, Maria slams into Puerto Rico's southeast coast at daybreak before churning across the US territory which is home to 3.4 million

STREWN AROUND. Lightposts lay on the ground after being damaged in the passage of Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on September 20, 2017. Hector Retamal/AFP

'Potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Maria eyes Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico

Sep 20, 2017 - 7:35 AM

Arriving just as islanders in the region are struggling to recover from devastating Hurricane Irma which struck earlier this month, Maria claimed its first victim in the French territory of Guadeloupe

INITIAL SALVO. Tourists flee from the rain on a beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on September 19, 2017, prior to the arrival of Hurricane Maria. Hector Retamal/AFP

Category-5 Maria makes landfall in 'potentially catastrophic' hurricane

Sep 19, 2017 - 7:21 AM

(UPDATED) The maximum-strength storm made landfall on the Caribbean island of Dominica around 0115 GMT Tuesday with top winds swirling at 160 miles (257 kilometres) per hour, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) says

BRACING FOR MARIA. A man and a boy nail a board over a window on September 18, 2017, in Trois-Rivieres, on the Fench Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, as Hurricane Maria approaches the Caribbean. Cedrick Isham Calvados/AFP

Hurricane Maria bears down on battered Caribbean

Sep 18, 2017 - 5:19 PM

(4th UPDATE) Maria could produce a 'dangerous storm surge accompanied by large and destructive waves' that would raise water levels by 4 to 6 feet

Hurricane Maria grows on Irma's path

Sep 18, 2017 - 7:54 AM

(UPDATED) Storm warnings and watches go up in many of the Caribbean islands still reeling from Irma's destructive passage

Residents return to storm-ravaged Florida Keys

Sep 13, 2017 - 7:24 AM

European leaders visited the storm ravaged Caribbean meanwhile amid criticism over relief efforts

DECIMATED. Debris from trailer homes destroyed by Hurricane Irma litters the Seabreeze Trailer Park in Islamorada, in the Florida Keys, September 12, 2017. Saul Loeb/AFP

Macron visits hurricane-hit Caribbean

Sep 12, 2017 - 7:22 PM

Macron s visit to the islands of St Martin and St Barts comes almost a week since hurricane Irma roared over the region as a maximum Category Five storm leaving at least 10 dead on French territory and a wide trail of destruction

AFTERMATH. A woman does her laundry amidst the rubble of her home in Marigot, on September 11, 2017 on the French Caribbean island of Saint-Martin that was hit by Hurricane Irma.  Martin Bureau/ AFP

Millions without power in Florida in deadly Irma's wake

Sep 12, 2017 - 5:07 PM

UPDATED Most of the Sunshine State however appears to have dodged forecasts of catastrophic damage despite dire early warnings

POST-IRMA DOCUMENTATION. A woman photographs damage and boats brought onto land by Hurricane Irma at a marina in Miami, Florida, September 11, 2017. Saul Loeb/AFP

Fierce Hurricane Irma slams into Florida Keys

Sep 10, 2017 - 1:28 AM

6th UPDATE Irma s roaring winds rip boats from their moorings flatten palm trees and tear down power lines

RISKY BEHAVIOR. James Sampero surfs in the churning ocean as Hurricane Irma approaches on September 9, 2017 in Miami Beach, Florida. Florida is in the path of the Hurricane which may come ashore at category 4. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

Looting, bad weather hamper Caribbean aid efforts

Sep 09, 2017 - 10:01 AM

Officials on the island of Guadeloupe where French aid efforts are being coordinated have suspended boat crossings to the hardest hit territories of St Martin and St Barts

AFTERMATH. A soldier of the French Gendarmerie chases looters as the run past the devastation from hurricane Irma, on the French island of Saint-Martin, near Marigot on September 8, 2017. Photo by Martin Bureau/AFP

9 dead as Hurricane Irma rips through Caribbean

Sep 07, 2017 - 9:22 AM

UPDATED St Martin – a pristine resort known for its vibrant nightlife – suffered the full fury of the storm with rescuers on the French side of the island saying at least 8 people had died there

DECIMATED. A picture released by Facebook user Kevin Barralon on September 7, 2017 shows a damaged street of Gustavia on the French overseas collectivity of Saint-Barthelemy in the Caribbean following hurricane Irma. Kevin Barrallon / Facebook / AFP

'Devastation' as Hurricane Irma slams Caribbean

Sep 07, 2017 - 7:17 AM

UPDATED Irma follows a projected path that would see it hit Puerto Rico the northern edges of the Dominican Republic and Haiti and eastern Cuba before veering north for Florida

DFA warns 153,000 Filipinos in the path of Hurricane Irma

Sep 06, 2017 - 3:33 PM

Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano advises affected Filipinos in the US to take the necessary precautions to ensure their safety

PREPARING FOR IRMA. Costco runs out of water as people shop to prepare for Hurricane Irma on September 5, 2017 in North Miami. Photo by Michele Eve Sandberg/AFP

Monster Hurricane Irma makes landfall on Barbuda in Caribbean

Sep 06, 2017 - 3:02 PM

UPDATED The eye of the rare Category Five storm passed over Barbuda around 2 am 0600 GMT packing winds gusting at up to 185 mph 295 kph the NHC says

Caribbean girds for Hurricane Irma's threat

Sep 05, 2017 - 7:25 AM

UPDATED The US National Hurricane Center said at 2100 GMT that the storm was packing top sustained winds of 130 mph 215 km h

DEADLY. Hurricane Irma nearing the Leeward Islands. Image courtesy NOAA

10 Fakta unik tentang ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge’

Jun 03, 2017 - 12:50 PM

Pemeran Kapten Salazar menghabiskan waktu 2 3 jam setiap harinya untuk dirias Sementara pemeran penyihir laut misterius Shansa Gloshifteh Farahani membutuhkan waktu merias hingga 4 5 jam

Foto dari Peter Mountain. Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

5 film terlaris Johnny Depp

May 29, 2017 - 3:16 PM

Film Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar s Revenge yang dibintangi Johnny Depp kini sedang tayang di bioskop Tanah Air

Akting Johnny Depp di 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest'. Foto dari screen capture akun YouTube DisneyMoviesOnDemand.

'Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge' review: Noisy, jarring, nothing new

May 28, 2017 - 5:31 PM

[Jack] Sparrow unfortunately is less effective now in keeping the blockbuster afloat

'Pirates of the Caribbean 5': Nikmati saja perjalanannya

May 25, 2017 - 1:30 PM

Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar s Revenge memperbaiki beberapa kesalahan film sebelumnya dan cukup menyenangkan asal tidak dipikirkan terlalu dalam

Gambar dari situs resmi Disney.

Peretas minta tebusan besar untuk film Disney yang dicuri

May 16, 2017 - 4:54 PM

Website film Deadline menyebutkan film Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Men Tell No Tales sebagai target utama peretas

Sekuel kelima 'Pirates of the Carribean' sukses diretas hacker. Foto dari website Disney.

Hackers demand ‘huge’ ransom for stolen Disney film – reports

May 16, 2017 - 8:54 AM

Movie website Deadline identifies Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales as the target

HELD FOR RANSOM? A detail of the promotional poster of 'Pirates of the Carribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.' Image from official Disney website

Berita selebriti hari ini: Senin, 15 Mei 2017

May 15, 2017 - 9:34 AM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

News Briefs: March 23, 2017

Mar 23, 2017 - 2:32 PM

Stories from across the Philippines on Thursday March 23

WATCH: New scenes, plot points revealed in 'Pirates' trailer

Mar 03, 2017 - 1:07 AM

See the latest trailer of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

WATCH: Jack Sparrow returns in new 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' teaser

Feb 06, 2017 - 8:51 AM

Check out the newest teaser for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

JACK SPARROW RETURNS. Captain Jack is back in the newest teaser of 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.' Screengrab from YouTube/Disney Movie Trailers

WATCH: First trailer for 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' revealed

Oct 03, 2016 - 5:40 PM

Jack Sparrow is hunted by Captain Salazar in the fifth movie of the franchise

Screengrab from YouTube/Disney Movie Trailers

Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba brace for Hurricane Matthew

Oct 02, 2016 - 3:42 PM

3rd UPDATE Cuban President Raul Castro personally oversees emergency operations in the city of Santiago just hours before the hurricane is expected to hit

HURRICANE MATTHEW. This NOAA-NASA GOES East satellite photo shows storm activity in the Atlantic Ocean on October 1, 2016. Photo by Hector Retamal/AFP

Powerful Hurricane Matthew barrels towards Jamaica, Haiti

Oct 01, 2016 - 1:29 PM

3rd UPDATE Matthew weakens into a still dangerous Category 4 hurricane says the US National Hurricane Center

HURRICANE MATTHEW. This NOAA GOES East satellite visible image released September 30, 2016 shows Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean Sea at 1845 UTC on September 29, 2016. NOAA/AFP

Massive crowd sees off world's largest cruise ship in France

May 16, 2016 - 2:15 PM

The ship has 16 decks and can carry 6 360 passengers and 2 100 crew members

epa05307647 People gather to watch the cruise ship Harmony of the Seas leaves the port of St. Nazaire, France, 15 May 2016. This Royal Caribbean Cruise Line ship from STX France is the world's largest cruise ship. It will join Southampton before starting his first cruise in the coming days. EPA/EDWARD BOONE

US details cases of 9 pregnant women with Zika virus

Feb 27, 2016 - 8:49 AM

Health officials say two of the women miscarried and two elected to terminate their pregnancies

ZIKA AND PREGNANCY. A picture made available on February 12, 2016 of Patricia Vieira de Araujo (L) holding her one-month-old granddaughter Manuelly Araujo da Cruz, who was born with microcephaly after being exposed to the zika virus during her mother's pregrnacy, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 11, 2016. File photo by Antonio Lacerda/EPA

Sharp rise of dengue on Chile's Easter Island

Feb 21, 2016 - 11:20 AM

Authorities say they are also monitoring the population for Zika virus and that about a dozen people suspected of having the disease are under observation

US says increased Zika border screening ineffective

Feb 12, 2016 - 12:05 PM

Most people who are infected with Zika are asymptomatic and therefore could not be identified during the screening process says the Department of Homeland Security

ZIKA VIRUS. An employee of the municipality of Chacao fumigates the hall of a school during efforts to prevent the possible spread of the Zika virus in the country, in Caracas, Venezuela, February 5, 2016. File photo by Miguel Gutierrez/EPA

Brazil's Rousseff calls for Latin American Zika fight

Jan 28, 2016 - 8:26 AM

Rousseff says she had asked a summit of the 33 member Community of Latin American and Caribbean States CELAC to launch cooperative action in the fight against the Zika virus

VICTIM. Matheus Lima, 22 kisses his two-month-old son Pietro suffering from microcephalia caught through an Aedes aegypti mosquito bite, at the Obras Sociais Irma Dulce hospital in Salvador, Brazil on January 27, 2016. Christophe Simon/AFP

Tropical storm Henri forms in the Atlantic

Sep 11, 2015 - 12:06 AM

It is expected to lose strength as it reaches colder northern water in the coming days

Photo from NOAA/AFP

Tropical Storm Danny takes aim at Caribbean

Aug 24, 2015 - 9:11 AM

The storm – downgraded from a hurricane – is expected to bring 2 to 4 inches 5 to 10 centimeters of rain to the Leeward Islands the US and British Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico through Tuesday August 25

HURRICANE DANNY. NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly took this picture of Hurricane Danny on August 20, 2015 at 6 am EDT from aboard the International Space Station. NASA

Amber Heard faces charges over bringing dogs Down Under

Jul 16, 2015 - 10:04 PM

Australia s Department of Agriculture summons Amber Heard to answer charges for allegedly breaching quarantine laws

Johnny Depp drops by children's hospital as Captain Jack Sparrow

Jul 09, 2015 - 2:36 PM

The actor takes a break from filming Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales to visit the Lady Cilento Children s Hospital in Brisbane Australia

Johnny Depp finds Australia 'war on terrier' 'quite humorous'

May 27, 2015 - 9:42 PM

He s a humorous type of guy I think he s just disappointed about how it s been relentless says Johnny s friend Mick Doohan