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RIP RBG: Pioneering Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg Dead At...

WASHINGTON, DC--September 18th,2020--Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday evening surrounded by her family at her home in...

Federation agrees to ‘Travel Bubble’ principle, but keeps borders closed

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Although the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government meeting established a ‘Travel Bubble’ to encourage travel between members, but while...

COVID-19 infections reach record weekly highs in Europe

GENEVA -- Europe's weekly COVID-19 infections are now higher than the continent's first coronavirus peak in March, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. "We...

Sweden’s HM Carl XVI Gustaf offers Independence congratulations

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- King of Sweden, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf congratulates the Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis for...

Intl’ Day of Democracy highlights importance of democratic processes

NEW YORK -- The United Nations has highlighted the importance of democratic processes to mark International Day of Democracy 2020. In 2007, the United...

WHO has three messages for the 75th UN General Assembly

GENEVA – As the world comes together at an unprecedented virtual session of the 75th UN General Assembly (UNGA), the World Health Organization (WHO)...

Slow-moving ‘SlothBot’ monitors animals, plants, the environment

ATLANTA, Ga. -- For the next several months, visitors to the Atlanta Botanical Garden will be able to observe the testing of a new...

Costa Rican government welcomes tourists by sea

By the A.M. Costa Rica staff As of tomorrow, Sept. 1, tourists from countries with which Costa Rica maintains open borders will be able to...

Costa Rica adds new ban on driving, business restrictions

By the A.M. Costa Rica staffThe Costa Rican government announced on Wednesday a new plan with stricter restrictions...

EU-LAC Foundation announces COVID-19 essay contest

HAMBURG, Germany -- The European Union – Latin America and Caribbean Foundation (EU-LAC Foundation) has announced it is accepting 5,000 to 7,000-word essays from...

Costa Rican detainee with COVID-19 passes away in ICE custody

LUMPKIN, GA — A Costa Rican man in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Georgia,...

IATA predicts air traffic lull until 2024

GENEVA, Switzerland -- Global air traffic will not return to pre-coronavirus levels until at least 2024, a year later than previously anticipated, according to...

WHO launches COVID-19 Law Lab

NEW YORK -- The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the COVID-19 Law Lab initiative which gathers and shares legal documents from over 190...

Saint Kitts/Nevis Embassy in Taiwan honors Federation’s 2020 graduates

Students from the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis pursuing higher education in Taiwan came together to congratulate Saint Kitts and Nevis’ 2020 graduates...

Moscow varsity ‘completes trial of Covid-19 vaccine’, claims Russian embassy

Moscow’s Sechenov University has “successfully completed tests on volunteers of the world’s first vaccine against Covid-19”, the Russian embassy in India claimed on Sunday. “Sechenov University...

Russian university successfully completes trials of world’s 1st Covid-19 vaccine

The clinical trials of the world’s first coronavirus vaccine on volunteers at Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University has been successfully completed, Vadim Tarasov,...

RUSVM student’s costs covered by the university, not the government

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- On July 8, 123 Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) students arrived at the Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw International Airport...

Corona: US Health System Unprepared, 500 Virus Cases in Timbuktu

The U.S. public health system has been starved for decades and it lacks the resources to confront the worst health crisis in a century. An...

COVID-19 LATEST (July 4):Deaths Worldwide-529,403; US-132,101; Brazil-63,254; UK-43,131

What you need to know Anyone traveling from the US to Britain will have to self-isolate for 14 days starting on July 10. The US was...

US, China, Brazil Travelers to be Blocked from EU Nations; Japan...

The EU has named 14 countries whose citizens are deemed "safe" to be let in from 1 July, despite the pandemic - but the...

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