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PAHO official tells region to manage dengue outbreaks

PAHO official tells region to manage dengue outbreaks


The Pan American Health Organisation Representative for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Countries, Dr Yitades Gebre, is urging ministries of health and other sectors to scale up efforts to prevent severe outbreaks of dengue fever in the region....

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Stripped bare, says Walcott

Stripped bare, says Walcott


United Nations – Barbados’ Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Jerome X. Walcott told the international community on Tuesday that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has “stripped us bare”....

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Mueller:  It’s up to  Congress

Mueller: It’s up to Congress


WASHINGTON – United States Special Counsel Robert Mueller said yesterday his investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump and indicated it was up to Congr...

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16 charged with teen’s murder

16 charged with teen’s murder


DHAKA – Sixteen people have been charged in Bangladesh over the shocking murder of a teenager who was burned to death after reporting sexual harassment. Nusrat Jahan Rafi, 19, was doused with kerosene and set on fire on the roof of her Islamic...

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Gleaner columnist passes on

Gleaner columnist passes on


KINGSTON – The media fraternity and academic community in Jamaica are mourning the passing of Martin Henry, a well-known columnist with the Jamaica Gleaner, who collapsed and died suddenly late Tuesday. Henry, 61, collapsed following an inte...

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Johnson to answer charge


LONDON – Boris Johnson has been ordered to appear in court over claims he lied by saying Britain gave the EU £350 million (BDS$884m) a week. The Tory leadership candidate has been accused of misconduct in public office after making the claim d...

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Police raid ex-minister’s home...