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In Brazil’s Amazon a COVID-19 resurgence dashes herd immunity hopes

BRASILIA, (Reuters) – The largest city in Brazil’s Amazon has closed bars and river beaches to contain a fresh surge of coronavirus cases, a...

Colombia passes grim milestone of 800,000 coronavirus cases, more than 25,000 deaths

BOGOTA, (Reuters) – Coronavirus cases in Colombia, which is nearly a month into a national reopening after a long quarantine, surpassed 800,000 yesterday, a...

Guyana: Two more COVID-19 deaths take death toll to 76

The death toll from the coronavirus in Guyana continues to climb with two more deaths being recorded on Saturday. The two latest deaths have taken...

Guyana: Chief Elections Officer Lowenfield arrested as Police probe allegations of criminal conduct

Police on Saturday arrested Chief Elections Officer (CEO) of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) in connection with allegations of criminal conduct relating to the...

Jamaica: Nude body of Anglican priest found at rectory in Chapelton

The nude body of Anglican priest Father Larius Lewis was found in the rectory in Chapelton, Clarendon, on Friday. The body was discovered by persons...

Florida to lift all coronavirus restrictions on restaurants and bars a day after thousands attend Trump rally

Florida will lift all coronavirus restrictions on restaurants and bars a day after President Donald Trump spoke to thousands of supporters at his campaign...

Teen charged with murdering Miami High football coach

The Miami teenager who is charged with murdering Miami Senior High School football coach Corey Smith is the son of a man who hijacked...

Jamaicans turning to vervine for COVID cure

A herb which is allegedly treating persons infected with COVID-19 is now in high demand in Portland and St Thomas. The vervine weed as it...

UK to host ‘human challenge’ trials for COVID-19 vaccines -FT

(Reuters) – Britain is planning to host clinical trials where volunteers are deliberately infected with the new coronavirus to test the effectiveness of vaccine...

Jamaican family shaken by death of 17-year-old hours before getting 7 CSEC passes

Christopher and Andrea Jacobs were eagerly anticipating celebrating son Kristophe’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examination results at the family home in Sydenham Gardens,...

Crowd BOO President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump as they pay their respects to Justice Ginsburg

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump stopped by the Supreme Court to pay their respects to former Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who...

Mariah Carey: ‘I cheated on my ex-husband with Derek Jeter’

A fling with baseball great Derek Jeter served as the "catalyst" for Mariah Carey's divorce from her ex-husband Tommy Mottola. The superstar and the music mogul separated in 1998...

Co$$ Cutters co-owner kidnapped in Trinidad

Police officers across three divisions were last evening searching for the men who abducted 67-year-old businesswoman Mary Ali early yesterday morning. Ali, of Juteram Street,...
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In Brazil’s Amazon a COVID-19 resurgence dashes herd immunity hopes

BRASILIA, (Reuters) – The largest city in Brazil’s Amazon has closed bars and river beaches to contain a fresh surge of coronavirus cases, a...

Colombia passes grim milestone of 800,000 coronavirus cases, more than 25,000 deaths

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