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This Caribbean Country Has Reopened Its Borders Amid 819 New Covid-19 Cases

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. July 2, 2020: Amid 819 new coronavirus cases that pushed the country’s total confirmed cases to 33,387, the Dominican Republic reopened its borders to international travel Wednesday. The DR also saw 7 new deaths Wednesday pushing the death total to 754. But the country saw its first international flight ...

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More Than 100 Colombian Soldiers Implicated In Sex Abuse Of Minors

Caribbean News, Latin America News: By Luis Jaime Acosta BOGOTA, Colombia, Thurs. July 2, 2020 (Reuters) – At least 118 members of the Colombian army have been investigated since 2016 for alleged involvement in sexual abuse against minors, the head of the army said on Wednesday, amid accusations of sexual violence by soldiers against young girls. Of the 118 soldiers ...

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U.S. Secretary Of State Gives Sternest Warning Yet to Guyana

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. July 2, 2020: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave his sternest warning to Guyanese authorities yet Wednesday, as the election results announcement drags into four months. At his first presser for July, Pompeo announced that he instructed the Department of State to “ensure that those who undermine Guyana’s ...

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Caribbean Immigrant Wins Defamation Cases Against Antigua & Barbuda’s PM

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY. Thurs. July 2, 2020: A Caribbean immigrant and board member of Invest Caribbean has won his defamation lawsuit against the Prime Minister of Antigua & Barbuda, Gaston Browne. Atlanta-resident Dr. Isaac Newton has the case against Browne over statements made against the international consultant in 2017. Antigua & Barbuda’s High ...

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CCJ To Rule Next Week On Guyana Matter

Caribbean News, Latin America News: By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. July 2, 2020: The Caribbean Court of Justice, (CCJ), is set to rule on the Guyana election appeals case next week. President of the CCJ, Justice Adrian Saunders, stated at the conclusion of a long day of virtual arguments presented in the Guyana election matter ...

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Outflanked by China in Africa, Taiwan eyes unrecognised Somaliland

By Ben Blanchard TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan and the breakaway African region of Somaliland will establish representative offices in each other’s capitals, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu said on Wednesday, as a diplomatic tug-of-war escalates with Beijing. Taiwan has formal diplomatic ties with just 15 countries because of pressure from China, which considers the island to be its…

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Japan begins charging for plastic bags

1 of 8 Retailers in Japan began charging for plastic bags Wednesday, a move aimed at curbing Japanese consumers' love for packaging and finally bringing the country in line with other major economies. Image Credit: AFP 2 of 8 Shops including the ubiquitous convenience stores can decide how much to charge customers for the bags, with…

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Trump again slams China over COVID-19 pandemic

Washington: US President Donald Trump has once again slammed China over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic which America is struggling to contain amid a sudden surge in the number of new confirmed cases across several states. Taking to Twitter on Tuesday night, Trump said: “As I watch the Pandemic spread its ugly face all across the world, including the tremendous damage ...

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