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US VP Harris’ Uncle: ‘You’ve Been Doing Fine, Keep it Up’

  Hours before Kamala Harris's historic inauguration as US Vice President, her ancestral village in Tamil Nadu celebrated with firecrackers, sweets and customized calendars of...

New Immigrant Caravan: Mexico Wants a Solution from US

The caravan of migrants blocked a key road after being halted by police in Guatemala at the weekend Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has...

Will Biden Make Good on Promise of Citizenship for Caribbean Immigrants?

During the 2020 Presidential campaign, one of the major promises by the Biden/Harris ticket was to create a pathway to citizenship for all Caribbean...

Colombia’s Growing Hippopotamus Population Poses Problems

The hippopotamus population has grown steadily and the animals have become a hazard, the study argues. (CNN)Colombia's best-known drug trafficker, Pablo Escobar, may have been...

2021: International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour

Child labour has decreased by 38 per cent in the last decade but 152 million children are still affected. The COVID-19 pandemic has considerably...

Huge US Bound Migrant Caravan Stopped in Guatemala

A group of US-bound Central American migrants has been met with truncheons and tear gas in Guatemala, where security forces blocked their path. Thousands of...

Bleak Outlook for World Airports in Face of Pandemic

From today, arrivals to the UK from all destinations will be required to quarantine in an effort to prevent the spread of any new...

Brazil: COVID-19 Surge Overwhelms Amazonas Health Care System

Nurses talk in front of the 28 de Agosto Hospital in Manaus, Amazonas state, on January 14, 2021, as the city faces a shortage...

Most Contagious COVID Variant Discovered in US

A new variant of the coronavirus was discovered in the United States, and seems to be even more contagious than both the South African...

Latin America: A Week in Pictures from Associated Press

AP Week in Pictures, Latin America & Caribbean This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press Photographers...

Cuba, A Terrorist State? Floridians Have Diverse Feelings

TAMPA — Consider the impact on the people of Cuba, say Cuban-Americans in Tampa who have strong feelings about placing the island-nation on the...

US in Single Day COVID Death Record…4,470…Also World Figures

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The United States on Tuesday announced all air travelers entering the country will need a negative COVID-19 test before...

Virus Fears: UK Placing Ban on Travelers from South America, Portugal

UK-bound arrivals from South America and Portugal will be banned from Friday over concerns about the Brazilian coronavirus variant. UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said...

Cuban-Iranian COVID Vaccine Trials Show No Side Effects

Tehran, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) Pasteur Institute director, Alireza Biglari, said on Thursday that the Covid-19 vaccine manufactured by Iran and Cuba has not...

Some Florida Teachers Rebel Over School Opening Amdist Pandemic

Broward students were back in the classroom on Monday, but some schools had scores of teachers missing. In December, Broward County Public School teachers and...

China’s COVID Vaccine Less Effective in Brazil Trials

A coronavirus vaccine developed by China's Sinovac has been found to be 50.4% effective in Brazilian clinical trials, according to the latest results released...

United States to Require Negative COVID-19 Tests from All Incoming Passengers

FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2020, file photo, University of Washington research coordinator Rhoshni Prabhu holds up a swab after testing a passenger...

Canadian Airline Given COVID Test Waiver for Jamaicans

Canadian air-carrier, WestJet Airlines and its sister airline Swoop have reached an agreement with the Canadian government to allow passengers from Jamaica without a...

China Blasts US Terrorist Designation for Cuba

The U.S. is placing Cuba back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism for supporting acts of international crime, Reuters and others reported...

Cuba to Test its Corona Vaccine in Iran

Cuba said it has signed an accord with Iran to transfer the technology for its most advanced coronavirus vaccine candidate and carry out last-stage...

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