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CARBIS BAY, England (AP) — Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations on Sunday pledged more than 1 billion coronavirus vaccine doses to poorer nations, vowed to help developing countries grow their economies while fighting climate change...

Leaders of the world's largest economies on Saturday unveiled an infrastructure plan for the developing world to compete with China's efforts, but the democracies didn't immediately agree on how to publicly call out Beijing, including...
Dr Walter Rodney.

GEORGETOWN (CMC): The Guyana government Thursday announced that it will honour prominent historian, political activist and academic, Dr Walter Rodney, nearly 41 years after he was assassinated here. Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs...

ALBANY, NY (AP) — New Yorkers would avoid jail time for non-violent parole violations and children under age 12 could no longer be arrested as juveniles under bills that passed the state Legislature Thursday. The state Senate and...

ST IVES, England (AP): President Joe Biden urged global leaders on Thursday to join him in sharing coronavirus vaccines with struggling nations around the world, after he promised the US would donate 500 million doses to help speed up the pandemic’...

ST JOHN’S (CMC): Prime Minister Gaston Browne Thursday heightens speculation about another snap general election in Antigua and Barbuda after it emerged that Cabinet has instructed the supervisor of elections to be prepared to “conduct free and...

JERUSALEM (AP): In what appear to be the final days of his historic 12-year rule, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is not leaving the political stage quietly. The long-time leader is accusing his opponents of betraying their voters, and...

PORT OF SPAIN (CMC): Trinidad and Tobago has as yet taken no firm decision on increasing the retirement age over a 10-year period from the current 60 years to 65 years of age, from the year 2025, Finance Minister Colm Imbert has said. Addressing...

ST GEORGE’S (CMC): The Grenada government says it has acquired a US$8.95-million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank to use as a stimulus package for persons who have been marginalised by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. “The COVID-...

WASHINGTON (AP): The wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman pleaded guilty Thursday to charges in the US and admitted that she helped her husband run his multibillion-dollar criminal empire. Emma Coronel Aispuro, wearing a green...
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