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COVID-19: What will it take to protect the Americas?

Ten months after the first vaccine for COVID-19 was authorized for use by the WHO, most people in the Americas remain at risk. We must...

Strong quake shakes Taiwan, no damage reported

TAIPEI, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Buildings shook in Taipei on Sunday as an earthquake of magnitude 6.5 struck northeastern Taiwan, but there were no...

Barbados elects first ever president ahead of becoming republic

Barbados has elected its first ever president as it prepares to become a republic, removing Queen Elizabeth as head of state. Dame Sandra Mason, 72,...

Colin Powell: Former US secretary of state dies of Covid complications

The former top military officer died on Monday morning, his family said. He was fully vaccinated. Powell became the first African-American secretary of state in...

US to open border with Canada, Mexico starting in early November

The United States will lift restrictions at its land borders with Canada and Mexico for fully vaccinated foreign nationals in early November, ending historic...

Guatemala police free 126 migrants from abandoned container

They were found at dawn between the towns of Nueva Concepción and Cocales after locals reported hearing screams inside the trailer. Authorities believe they were...

Blue bonds or blue wash?

On Friday last week, Belize announced a smart move. The international Òloan sharksÓ holding the Superbond which made up around a quarter of the country’s...

Pandora Papers: World leaders deny wrongdoing after leaks

BBC News. Mon, Oct. 4 2021-- Several world leaders have denied wrongdoing after featuring in a huge leak of financial documents from offshore companies. Dubbed...

PAHO pushing for vaccine production in region

Washington, DC, Wed. Sept. 29, 2021-- Over a billion COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Latin America and the Caribbean, which means that...

Germany elections: Centre-left claim narrow win over Merkel’s party

SPD leader Olaf Scholz said he had a clear mandate to form a government, while his conservative rival Armin Laschet remains determined to fight...

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Omicron variant not yet in Belize

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Dec. 1, 2021 -- At this time, the Ministry of Health and Wellness is increasing its COVID-19 surveillance efforts following the...

6 remanded for Hidden Valley drug plane landing

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Dec. 1, 2021 -- Yesterday, six men were arraigned in the San Ignacio Magistrates Court two days after being detained following...

1/2 ton cocaine from narco plane found

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Dec. 1, 2021 -- After combing through the forests in Mountain Pine Ridge in search of the cargo of the Cessna...