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One More Time: Jason Rogers After Olympic Glory for Himself and...

by Karla Berridge Jason Rogers is the most decorated athlete in St. Kitts and Nevis. Now he's after Olympic glory in Tokyo. He came from...

Bolsonaro Attempts to Sew Doubts About Brazil’s Democracy

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 22 (Reuters) - Brazil's political leaders lined up on Thursday to stress next year's presidential election is certain to take...

1st Olympic Record-100 COVID Cases, Pfizer Vax has Eight Week Sweet...

The Covid-19 cases associated with the Tokyo Olympics breached the 100-mark on Friday with the announcement of 19 new infections and the Czech contingent...

First Group of Evacuated Afghans Going to Virginia

The Biden administration plans to send the first group of Afghans - who are being evacuated amid threats to their lives for helping U.S....

US Slaps Sanctions on Cuban Officials After Protest Crackdown

BBC- The US government has imposed sanctions on Cuban officials who they claim committed human rights abuses during a crackdown on protests earlier in...

US Appoints Special Haiti Envoy to Help with Assistance

WASHINGTON, July 22 (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday announced a special envoy to help coordinate U.S. assistance in Haiti, including efforts promoting...

China Flood Death Toll Rises

The official death toll from central China’s devastating floods has risen to 33, as the public began to ask questions about the readiness of...

Fake News Takes Over Cuban Protests

Disinformation spread quickly across social media platforms as historic anti-government protests erupted in Cuba earlier this month—and it's bots that are being widely utilized...

Self-Defense Militia Appears in Chiapas, Mexico to Fight Organized Crime

Jacob Garcia Vigilantes of "El Machete" as they call themselves, an armed group made up mostly of indigenous people to defend themselves against drug cartels,...

World View: Asia Corona Deaths Rising, Inside China’s Biggest Prison, More

Jul 22, 2021 AP Morning Wire Good morning. Here is today's selection of top stories from The Associated Press at this hour to begin the U.S....

Protests Rock Northern Haiti City Ahead of President’s Funeral

Herbert Villarraga CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti, July 21 (Reuters) - Unrest roiled the northern Haitian city of Cap-Haitien on Wednesday as demonstrators set up roadblocks in protest...

WHO Chief: New Variants May Drive World Back to Square One

THE world faces going "back to square one" in the fight against Covid unless countries work together to stop new deadly variants emerging, the...

Patrick Howell Jr. Charged for Murder

  Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 21, 2021 (RSCNPF): On July 20, 2021, the Police charged 26-year-old Patrick Howell Jr. of Cane Garden for the murder of...

Bezos Donates $100 million Each to CNN Contributor Van Jones and...

By Oliver Darcy, CNN BusinesS New York (CNN Business)Jeff Bezos, the Amazon (AMZN) founder and world's wealthiest man, said Tuesday after flying to the edge...

WHO Leader Says Virus Risk Inevitable at Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics should not be judged by the tally of COVID-19 cases that arise because eliminating risk is impossible, the...

T&T Joins Jamaica with Most Caribbean Cases

Trinidad and Tobago became the second Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country to register more than 1,000 COVID-19 related deaths since the onset of the pandemic. Jamaica...

World View: US Life Expectancy Down, Drug War has Imprisoned Millions...

Jul 21, 2021 . The Associated Press The Rundown US life expectancy in 2020 saw biggest drop since WWII NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. life expectancy fell by a...

Haiti: 4 More Arrests, Including 3 Cops, In Moise Assassination

Haitian police chief Léon Charles announced Tuesday four more formal arrests in connection with the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse. Three of the arrests...

International Outrage Over Spyware Use for Data Retreaval

Guardian- Revelations about the use of spying tools sold to governments by NSO Group sparked furious political rows across the world on Monday after...

Haiti Swears-In New Prime Minister Ariel Henry, US Welcomes Move

Ariel Henry has been sworn in as Haiti's new prime minister, nearly two weeks after the assassination of the country's President Jovenel Moïse. The late...

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