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New Canada Visa Application Centre open in Barbados

CHRIST CHURCH, Barbados -- A new Canada Visa Application Centre (VAC) is now open in Barbados. The office is located at DHL Barbados LTD,...

World Met Org. Issues Bulletin on Sahara Dust Storm

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has issued its annual Airborne Dust Bulletin on the incidence and hazards of sand and dust storms, which have...

UK Claims Coronavirus Vaccine Ready by September

Scientists trying to develop a vaccine in the UK are working at ‘astonishing’ speed, according to a documentary maker given access to their laboratory. TV...

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...

Virus Latest (March 19): Italy Passes China in COVID-19 Deaths

AT A GLANCE: Johns Hopkins University, which is tracking cases reported by the World Health Organization and additional sources, puts the total number of cases...

Record Virus Cases Worldwide Over Weekend

The world had the largest daily increases yet in coronavirus cases over the weekend while infections slowed in China and South Korea, suggesting progress...

Even 007 Can’t Cope with Coronavirus as DeathToll Soars

Now in seems even James Bond 007 can’t cope with coronavirus. The release of the latest installment in the James Bond movie franchise is...

Windrush 2: UK Passport Holders From Chagos Islands Told to Go...

Lindy and Jonathan D’Offay are forced to live in a static caravan. They say a council officer told them to ‘go back to the...

Italy: ‘Massacre of the Elderly’-190 Die in Nursing Home

Daily Mail- Italian police are investigating the country's largest nursing home where as many as 190 people have died since the start of the...

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...

All Cruise Liners in Ports, But 100,000 Crew Members Can’t Leave...

While most cruise ship passengers have now made it back to land, another crisis has been growing – with no safe haven in sight. Around...

Queen offers a Commonwealth Day message

The following is the unedited content of the message sent by Queen Elizabeth on the occasion of 2018 Commonwealth Day: 12 March 2018 Commonwealth Day...

St. Kitts and Nevis, signs mutual visa waiver with The Gambia

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- In a much anticipated move to strengthen diplomatic relations with The Gambia, Minister of Foreign Affairs of St. Kitts and...

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,...

Italy Locked-down, All EU Nations Report Corona Cases

As Italy enters its first day of a sweeping, nationwide lockdown Tuesday, European leaders are expected to hold a conference call on how to...

COVID-19: Threat to US (World) Food Chain

Empty Market Shelves The coronavirus pandemic has upended food supply chains, led to closures of meat producing plants and left Americans with the unsettling experience...

Cop Who Shot Rayshard Brooks Charged with Murder

Prosecutors have brought murder charges against the white Atlanta police officer who shot Rayshard Brooks in the back. They said Brooks was not a deadly...

Taiwan Donates 6M Surgical Masks to Hard Hit COVID-19 Nations

Taipei, April 9 (CNA) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Thursday that Taiwan has launched another round of donations of surgical face masks...

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...

New Research: Humans May Never Be Free of Coronavirus

New research suggests that not everyone infected produces antibodies or long-lasting ones. Photo: AP Humans may never develop immunity against Covid-19, according to new research...

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