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Jamaica: Dad stunned after 19-year-old killed

(Jamaica Gleaner) Keith Austin was returning home Monday afternoon after a failed quest to obtain work having earlier been overtaken by “bad feeling” –...

Florida sets one-day record with over 15,000 new COVID cases, more than most countries

(Reuters) – Florida reported a record increase of more than 15,000 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours yesterday, as the Trump administration renewed...

Mexico surpasses Italy to post world’s fourth-highest coronavirus death toll

MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – Deaths in Mexico from the coronavirus pandemic rose above 35,000 yesterday, with the Latin American country overtaking Italy for...

Teen girl shot during fatal gun attack in Valencia Trinidad

(Trinidad Express) Gunmen opened fire near midnight on a vehicle carrying three men and two teenagers at Valencia on Saturday. One man is dead, another...

Dr. Fauci hasn’t briefed President Trump on coronavirus in 2 months

Dr. Anthony Fauci said he hasn't personally briefed President Trump on the coronavirus in two months. Dr. Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, says...

Victoria’s Secret opens first store in Trinidad & Tobago

(Trinidad Guardian) Victoria’s Secret has opened its first retail store in Trinidad and Tobago. The iconic brand opened its doors at Gulf City Mall Friday. Victoria’s Secret...

Brazil sees over 1,000 new COVID-19 deaths in one day now 71,492

RIO DE JANEIRO,  (Reuters) – Brazil, the world’s No. 2 coronavirus hotspot after the United States, recorded 1,071 new deaths from the outbreak yesterday, with...

U.S. sets record for new COVID cases third day in a row at nearly 69,000

(Reuters) – New cases of COVID-19 rose by nearly 69,000 across the United States yesterday, according to a Reuters tally, setting a record for...

WHO advance team on way to China to set up probe into virus origin

GENEVA, (Reuters) – An advance team from the World Health Organization (WHO) has left for China to organise an investigation into the origins of...

Rihanna says she is a fan of Barbados PM Mia Amor Mottley

(Barbados Nation) Barbadian ambassador, superstar and entrepreneur Robyn ‘Rihanna’ Fenty’ took to Instagram today to express admiration for Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley and...

Juliet Holness: ‘Scorn dem if necessary’ – Jamaican MP chides persons returning from abroad who breach COVID-19 orders

(Jamaica Gleaner) East Rural St Andrew Member of Parliament Juliet Holness is urging Jamaicans, in particular those who have returned from overseas, to comply with...

Trinidad PM invites international observers to August 10 election

(Trinidad Guardian) The Opposition has welcomed Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s move to invite both Caricom and the Commonwealth to send election observers to...

Guyana’s president still refuses to accept his election loss. Caricom says it’s time

The 15-member Caribbean Community is calling on embattled Guaynese President David Granger to respect a court ruling on the country’s disputed March 2 presidential...

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California shuts down businesses, schools as coronavirus outbreak grows

SACRAMENTO, (Reuters) – California’s governor yesterday clamped new restrictions on businesses as coronavirus cases and hospitalizations soared, and the state’s two largest school districts,...

Latin American coronavirus deaths overtake North American fatalities

SANTIAGO, (Reuters) – The number of deaths from the coronavirus in Latin America has exceeded the figure for North America for the first...

Jamaica: Dad stunned after 19-year-old killed

(Jamaica Gleaner) Keith Austin was returning home Monday afternoon after a failed quest to obtain work having earlier been overtaken by “bad feeling” –...

UK: Pregnant YouTube star Nicole Thea dies at 24

Nicole Thea, a YouTube personality, dancer and accessories designer, has died at 24. The UK-based social media influencer was best-known for posting videos documenting her...