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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...

Antigua PM Browne Gets Meeting To Discuss His Proposals For LIAT

(Barbados Today) Prime Minister Gaston Browne called on Bridgetown to meet in a last-ditch effort to save the regional airline from demise. Browne, who was...

Dominican Republic’s ruling party candidate concedes defeat

SANTO DOMINGO, (Reuters) – Ruling party presidential candidate Gonzalo Castillo conceded defeat to the opposition’s Luis Abinader in a vote overshadowed by the...

Case of HIV patient in remission offers hope to millions living with the virus

LONDON, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When Ash Kotak found out he was HIV-positive in 1993, the diagnosis was still a death sentence. “I was...

Reward offered for info on murder of Trinidad cop

(Trinidad Express) The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Social and Welfare Association has offered a $10,000 reward for any information which may lead to...

Barbados: Mottley thanks Rihanna for donation of 4 000 tablets

(Barbados Nation) Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley thanked Bajan superstar and entrepreneur Robyn ‘Rihanna’ Fenty for the donation of 4 000 tablets to help...

Trinidad boy, 14, charged with murder

(Trinidad Guardian) A 14-year-old boy is expected to appear before the Children Court today, on murder charges, in virtual proceedings. He is accused of the...

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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...