27.9 C
Basseterre
Saturday, January 23, 2021

It’s A Deal, But Many Brits Won’t Like It A Lot.

LONDON — December 24th, 2020--Britain and the European Union agreed Thursday on new Brexit trading arrangements more than four years after the U.K. voted...

Covid: Mexico, Chile and Costa Rica begin mass vaccination

December 24th, 2020 (BBC)--A Mexican nurse became the first person in Latin America to receive a coronavirus jab when her country began its vaccination...

Trump Golfs While Congress In Christmas Chaos.

PALM BEACH, Florida (Daily Mail)--December 25th, 2020--President Donald Trump spent his first full day at Mar-a-Lago at his golf course after the White House...

Inter-American Development Bank Says Jamaica Doing Great Job.

KINGTON, Jamaica--December 24th, 2020--The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) says institutional reforms initiated by the Government of Jamaica placed the country in a very strong...

Dominican Doctors Claim To Have Cure For Covid-19, But Does It...

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic--At least 6,000 Covid-19 positive patients have been treated with excellent results using the drug ivermectin, by doctors belonging to the...

Happy Birthday, Dr. Fauci!

WASHINGTON, DC--December 23rd, 2020 (The Guardian)--The wife of America’s top public health official, herself a National Institutes of Health bioethicist, had to get creative...

Massive Asteroid Flyby Expected On Christmas Day.

December 24th, 2020 (Daily Mail)--An asteroid bigger than the Statue of Liberty will fly past Earth at 8:20pm GMT on Christmas Day, according to data...

US Students Enlisted To Give Vaccine Shots.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. states, facing a backlog in administering coronavirus vaccines, are asking medical and nursing students, and even firefighters, to help...

Colombia To Begin Mass Vaccination In February, Says President.

Colombia plans to launch a mass vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus in February, President Ivan Duque announced. In an interview with a local...

Bah, Humbug: Trump Vetoes All Covid-19 Relief.

WASHINGTON—President Trump vetoed a $740.5 billion defense-policy bill and demanded last-minute changes to coronavirus-relief legislation, adding fresh uncertainty to the closing days of 2020 as...

Guyana In Summit With China Over Airport Contract.

GEORGETOWN, Guyana--December 23rd,2020--Minister of Public Works, Hon. Bishop Juan Edghill says the Government raised concerns at the “highest level” in China so that Guyanese...

PAHO Director Says COVID-19 Vaccines Not Easy Fix For Americas.

Washington, D.C., December 24, 2020 (PAHO)— The COVID-19 pandemic that began in 2020 “is undoubtedly the most extraordinary public health event of our lifetimes,”...

17% Of People In Dominican Shopping Malls Positive For COVID-19 According...

SANTO DOMINGO. Dominican Republic--December 23rd, 2020--The Minister of Public Health, Plutarco Arias, affirmed this Wednesday that between 17% and 16% of the people who...

Nail Possibly Used To Crucify Jesus Found In Czech Monastery, Media...

December 23rd, 2020--The relic has apparently remained undiscovered all these years because the monastery where it was kept got looted during the Hussite Wars...

US Head Nurse Keels Over At Briefing After Taking Pfizer Covid-19...

December 22nd, 2020--A head nurse at a hospital in US' Tennessee fainted during a press briefing, she had reportedly taken a COVID-19 vaccine shot...

Now Santa Has A Laptop For Each Family In Oil-Rich Guyana.

GEORGETOWN, Guyana--December 22nd,2020--Guyana President Mohamed Irfaan Ali has announced the re-introduction of the One Laptop Per Family (OLPF) initiative. The Head of State told residents...

Trump Threatens To Veto Corona Relief Bill–Nowhere Near Enough, He Says.

By VOA News--Updated December 23, 2020--U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to not sign a massive year-end bill passed by Congress that includes nearly...

UK High Court Rules Sex-Change Children Cannot Consent To Puberty Blocking...

By Rachel Savage--LONDON, UK--December 22nd 2020--(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - England's only youth gender clinic said on Tuesday it had sought leave to appeal a...

ExxonMobil To Concentrate Future Growth In Brazil And Guyana.

(MercoPress)--December 22nd, 2020--ExxonMobil expects Brazil and Guyana will be key drivers for the company’s growth ambitions in the future, as the US super-major looks...

Brazilian President: ‘Vaccinated People Could Turn Into Crocodiles.’

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil--The highly eccentric, coronavirus-sceptic Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has admitted that the COVID-19 vaccine should be accessible to all Brazilians, but...

Copyrighted Image. Copying not allowed.