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U.S. Sends First Migrants to Mexico in Reboot of Trump-Era Policy

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico, Dec 8 (Reuters) - The United States has returned the first two migrants to Mexico since restarting a Trump-era program to...

Death Toll from Brazil Flooding Rises in Bahia’s ‘Worst Disaster’

By Leonardo Benassatto and Sergio Queiroz ITABUNA, Brazil, Dec 27 (Reuters) - The death toll from floods hammering northeast Brazil rose to 20 on Monday,...

Several CARICOM Members to Receive COVID-19 Vaccines from PAHO

Jamaica and Guyana are among four Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) member countries slated to benefit from 1.3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines recently...

US Okays Boosters, India Gives 1B Shots, Russian Surge, World Stats,...

CDC advisory panel unanimously endorses more COVID-19 vaccine boosters © Getty Images A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advisory panel recommended the agency allow...

COP26 Climate Conference–What Was Accomplished

LiveLive Tackling climate change: how will the world pay for it? Summary On day four of the climate summit, the focus turns to how the world...

Havana Syndrome: Blinken Appoints Senior Team to Investigate, Resolve Issue

By Nicole Gaouette, Kylie Atwood and Jennifer Hansler, CN (CNN) Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced that he has appointed two diplomats to lead efforts...

Canada: Race to Save Cattle from Floods Caused by Torrential Rain

(CNN)A flotilla of motorboats, canoes, dinghies and jet-skis helmed by farmers raced to move dozens of trapped cows from frigid waters as floods...

Price of Being a Good Samaritan: COVAX Orders St. Vincent to...

CMC - The worldwide initiative aimed at equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines has ordered St. Vincent and the Grenadines to pay US$70,000 for COVID-19...

Mexican Actress Tania Mendoza Murdered While Waiting for Her Son

A Mexican actress and singer was shot dead while she waited to pick up her 11-year-old son from a football academy in the state...

UK, France with Record High Daily Covid Infections, FDA Okays 2nd...

The UK set another daily Covid record on Thursday with 119,789 confirmed cases. There were a further 147 deaths within 28 days of a...

4th Booster Protection, Biden Urges Vaccination, Anger Over Tennis Champ Exemption,...

Israeli study shows second booster is safe, gives fivefold antibody increase By Maureen Breslin   An Israeli study looking into the effects of a fourth total,...

Mexican President Contracts COVID-19 for 2nd Time

  MEXICO CITY, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday announced he had contracted COVID-19 for a second time, saying...

Record US Daily Deaths, England Opens Up, Who Gets Long Covid,...

US: Omicron pushes deaths past 2,000 per day   © AP. The average number of U.S. COVID-19 deaths this week surpassed the height of the delta surge...

Europe Entering Its 2nd Pandemic Winter of Rising COVID Cases, World...

London (CNN) Lockdowns, spiraling cases and a vaccine divide is framing the start of Europe's second pandemic winter, bringing chaos to eastern European countries...

Mexican Gang Violence: 10 Killed, Bodies Hung from Bridge

MEXICO CITY, Nov 18 (Reuters) - The bodies of 10 people were found in the central Mexican state of Zacatecas on Thursday, nine of...

BioNTech Co-Founder: Vaccinated Unlikely to Become Seriously Ill from Omicron

By Joseph Choi The Hill BioNTech co-founder Ugur Sahin said in an interview published Tuesday that while the omicron variant may result in more breakthrough cases...

More Than 2,000 Hospitality Workers Trained in Ministry of Tourism COVID-19...

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS -- An official of the Ministry of Tourism on Nevis is voicing satisfaction with the response to a series of COVID-19 sensitization...

Mexico: Migrants and Police Clash, Injuries Reported

BBC- A large group of thousands of migrants from across Latin America, which has slowly been winding its way through Mexico, has clashed with...

More than 240 Pro-Migrant Groups Urge Biden to End Trump-Era Border...

WASHINGTON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - More than 240 pro-migrant organizations urged President Joe Biden on Friday to terminate two border policies that block or...

Dams Burst in Northeastern Brazil as Region Hit by Floods

ITABUNA, Brazil, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Two dams gave way in the northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia after weeks of heavy rains, swamping already...

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