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As COVID-19 rises in Trinidad, SEA pupils to work from home

(Trinidad Guardian) Pupils preparing for the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) examination will do their work at home from today until the August 20 test...

Brazil indigenous leader Aritana dead from COVID-19

GOIANIA, Brazil, (Reuters) – Chief Aritana Yawalapiti, one of Brazil’s most influential indigenous leaders who led the people of Upper Xingu in central...

Father of 17 shot dead at his 8-year-old son’s funeral

An Iowa man confessed to killing a father-of-17 at his 8-year-old son's funeral on Saturday. Neumonie Tre Vonne Laster, 24, admitted shooting Jeramie Shorter, 26,...

Trinidad: Former lover knifed to death after walking into woman’s house at 4 am

(Trinidad Express) A man was stabbed to death during an altercation with another man at the home of a woman early Monday. Keith Haynes, 54,...

Antigua: Over 1000 Hotel Workers Back On The Job

The opening of the borders is necessary in order to get the economy growing again, and to generate employment, the Chairman explained. More than 1,100...

At Least Four killed as Tropical Storm Isaias pounds U.S. Northeast

NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Isaias killed at least four people yesterday as it made its way up the U.S. Atlantic Coast, including...

Brazil records 51,603 new COVID-19 cases, death toll rises to over 96,000 -ministry

BRASILIA, (Reuters) – Brazil reported 51,603 new cases of the novel coronavirus and 1,154 deaths from the disease caused by the virus in the...

It’s a miracle – Jamaican woman who needed heart transplant says prayer healed her

(Jamaica Star) In May, 27-year-old Thitania Williams was told that she desperately needed a heart transplant. Terrified, she immediately started seeking funds to go...

‘If you cyah hear you must feel’ – Jamaican mother not surprised son was killed by security forces

(Jamaica Star) “Me talk to him. If you cyah hear you must feel.” These were the words of 39-year old Shodia Blair, the mother...

Guyana: Former GDF captain gets life imprisonment for killing partner

(Guyana Times) Orwain Sandy, the former Guyana Defence Force (GDF), who admitted to shooting his reputed wife to death on March 31, 2018, has...

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Brazilian state agrees to produce Russian COVID-19 vaccine

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA, (Reuters) – A Brazilian technology institute said yesterday it expects to produce a controversial coronavirus Russian vaccine by the second...

Trinidad: UNC calls for recount in five seats

(Trinidad Express) The United National Congress (UNC) is claiming there were discrepancies in the August 10 general election in the absence of election observers. The...

Trinidad: Doctor fears spike in COVID-19 cases following election

(Trinidad Guardian) As the country hit 300 cases of COVID-19 yesterday, activities in the days leading up to the recent general elections are being...

WHO cautions Russia on COVID-19 vaccine “claims are being questioned”

GENEVA The World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday it is following Russia’s progress in developing a COVID-19 vaccine, but cautioned that progress in fight...