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PORT-AU-PRINCE (CMC): Prime Minister Claude Joseph has thanked President Jovenel Moïse for extending his tenure as head of the government for another 30 days. “While recognising the enormity of the challenges of the moment, I am convinced that with...

ST GEORGE’S (CMC): Grenada on Tuesday became the latest CARICOM country to launch a scheme aimed at getting their nationals to get vaccinated against the COVD-19 pandemic. Health authorities in Grenada have launched “a game of chance” as part of...

GENEVA (AP): Buoyed by days of partnership-building sessions with America’s democratic allies, Joe Biden arrived in Geneva on Tuesday for the most-watched and tensest part of his first European tour as president: talks with Russia’s Vladimir Putin...

SAN JOSE (AP): Costa Rican authorities executed dozens of searches and arrests Monday as part of a sprawling public corruption investigation centred on the awarding of road construction and maintenance contracts. Walter Espinoza, director of the...

Minister of Health and Wellness Dr Christopher Tufton on Monday stated that the Ministry continues to invest in the human resource of the public health system as it expands investments in infrastructure modernisation. Tufton noted that...

HOUSTON (AP) — Jennifer Bridges, a registered nurse in Houston, is steadfast in her belief that it's wrong for her employer to force hospital workers like her to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or say goodbye to their jobs. But that's...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Monday that she has sought authorisation to open an investigation into the Philippine government's deadly crackdown on drug crime. Fatou Bensouda said...

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed Monday that the next planned relaxation of coronavirus restrictions in England will be delayed by four weeks, until July 19, as a result of the spread of the delta variant. At a...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's COVID-19 vaccine rollout has been hit by further delays as it will have to discard at least two million Johnson & Johnson vaccines produced in the country. The vaccines were found by the US Food and...

Vaccine maker Novavax said Monday its COVID-19 shot was highly effective against the disease and also protected against variants in a large study in the United States and Mexico, potentially offering the world yet another weapon against the virus...
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