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Venezuelan nationals seeking refugee status in Trinidad.

GENEVA (CMC): The United Nations Rights Office (UNHRO) Wednesday said it remained “deeply concerned” at the decision of the Trinidad and Tobago government to “deport” 16 Venezuelan children even as the government there maintained that the “refugee...

ST GEORGE’S (CMC): Two United States citizens were on Wednesday fined EC$5,000 each after they were found guilty of breaching the coronavirus (COVID-19) regulations. A statement from the Royal Grenada Police Force said that Dr Tim McKinney and his...
This November 30, 2014 image, made from video released by Loujain al-Hathloul, shows her driving towards the United Arab Emirates-Saudi Arabia border before her arrest on December 1, 2014, in Saudi Arabia.

DUBAI (AP): A leading Saudi women’s rights activist who’s been imprisoned for two and a half years and drawn attention to the kingdom’s hard limits on dissent will be tried by a court established to oversee terrorism cases, her family said...

PARIS (AP) — With domestic violence on the rise amid the coronavirus pandemic, activists are holding protests Wednesday from France to Turkey and world dignitaries are trying to find ways to protect millions of women killed or abused every...

LONDON (AP) — With major COVID-19 vaccines showing high levels of protection, British officials are cautiously — and they stress cautiously — optimistic that life may start returning to normal by early April. Even before...

Purdue Pharma pleaded guilty yesterday to three criminal charges, formally taking responsibility for its part in an opioid epidemic that has contributed to hundreds of thousands of deaths, but also angering critics who want to see individuals held...

Waiters and bartenders are being thrown out of work – again – as governors and local officials shut down indoor dining and drinking establishments to combat the nationwide surge in coronavirus infections that is overwhelming hospitals and dashing...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP): Deep in the Mars-like landscape of Utah’s red-rock desert lies a mystery: A gleaming metal monolith in one of the most remote parts of the state. The smooth, tall structure was found during a helicopter survey of bighorn sheep...

SAN PEDRO SULA (AP): At a shelter in this northern Honduran city, Lilian Gabriela Santos Sarmiento says back-to-back hurricanes that hit with devastating fury this month have overturned her life. Her home in what was once a pretty neighbourhood in...

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday Canada will have to wait for a vaccine because the very first ones that roll off assembly lines are likely to be given to citizens of the country they are made in. Trudeau said the...
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