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Rare Chilean Trees Key to New COVID Vaccine and Other Medical...

CASABLANCA, Chile, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Down a dusty farm track in Chilean wine country, behind a wooden gate wrapped in chains, forestry experts...

EU lifts Anguilla, Dominica from Tax Haven Blacklist in Controversial Move

Loop News   The European Union removed Anguilla, Dominica and Seychelles from its tax haven blacklist Tuesday amid criticism that the trade bloc is letting...

Climate Change: Voices From Southern Hemisphere Muted by Northern Climate Science

by Matt McGrath Environment correspondent BBC Image source, Getty Images Climate change academics from some of the regions worst hit by warming are struggling to be published, according...

West Indies Cricket Film Subject of UK Pandora Offshore Service Provider...

'Fire in Babylon' financing examined Ben Elliot, the Conservative party’s embattled co-chair, jointly owned a secret offshore film financing company that indirectly benefited from more...

Guyana President Hints at US Based Plot to Destabilize Govt.

President Dr. Mohammed Irfaan Ali believes yesterday’s fire at the Brickdam Police Headquarters and another blaze at the Mabaruma Secondary School were part of...

Royal Caribbean Resumes Limited Trips to Jamaica from November

CNW- The senior management team of Royal Caribbean International, the world’s second-largest cruise line, informed Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett that they will resume limited...

U.S. Sec. of State Blinken to Hold Security Talks in Mexico...

Secretary of State Antony Blinken, speaks in the Benjamin Franklin room at the State Department, during a virtual meeting with Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo...

US with New Immigration Enforcement Priorities Amid Haitian Crisis

CNW- The Biden administration has announced new immigration enforcement priorities amid the Haitian migration crisis. US Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas said the...

Haitian Migrants Pushing Locals Out of Housing in Colombia Beach Town

  By Henry Esquivel   A migrant family puts life jackets on their children to board a boat that will take them to Acandi to cross to...

Ecuador Set to Pardon Scores of Inmates at Deadly Riot Prison

QUITO/GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Ecuador is planning to pardon up to 2,000 inmates in order to relieve overcrowding at its detention centers...

Pandora Papers: Offshore Tax Dodging by Billionaires Revealed in Massive Document...

Millions of documents reveal offshore deals and assets of more than 100 billionaires, 30 world leaders and 300 public officials Guardian investigations team   The secret deals...

Did Jeffrey Epstein’s Victims Fund Protect His Allies?

The notorious sex predator’s estate said it would compensate his victims. But those who took money feel shortchanged while almost $200 million remains in...

NYC Council Member Asks Biden to Stop Deporting Haitian Immigrants

CNW- A US Haitian legislator has written to United States President Joe Biden, appealing to him to stop the deportation of Haitian migrants and...

Approx.1,900 Colombian Guerrillas Operating from Venezuela, says Colombia Military Chief

By Luis Jaime Acosta   BOGOTA, Sept 30 (Reuters) - About 1,900 fighters belonging to Colombian rebel and crime groups are operating from Venezuela, where they...

Ecuador: Family Members, Officials Try to Identify 116 Dead in Prison...

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Ecuador on Thursday sought to identify the remains of the 116 inmates killed during a riot at one...

Haitians Learn from Experience to Reach Mexico’s Tijuana

TIJUANA, Mexico, Sept 30 (Reuters) - While thousands of Haitians were detained, deported or expelled from a camp on Mexico's frontier with Texas last...

Ecuador: Death Toll in Guayaquil Prison Fight Passes 116

At least 116 people are now known to have died in a fight between rival gangs in Ecuador's jail, officials say, making it the...

YouTube Bans Accounts with Vaccine Misinformation

By Chris Mills Rodrigo YouTube announced Wednesday that it will ban several prominent accounts that spread false information about vaccines, a move that is part of an...

Bolivia Coca Farmers Battle for Control, Protests Turn Violent

By Daniel Ramos and Monica Machicao LA PAZ, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Bolivia's coca farmers are battling for control of the leaf's main market in...

Women Across Latin America March for Abortion Rights

By Ana Isabel Martinez MEXICO CITY, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Thousands of women demonstrated in several Latin American cities on Tuesday to commemorate the global...

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