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UK and CARICOM continue engagement on access to…

On 15 July 2021, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the United Kingdom co-hosted a virtual dialogue on the issue of access to finance. The event was opened by UK Minister of State responsible for…

Athletics : Olympics Updates: Coronavirus Cases…

New York Times The opening ceremony is Friday, but a cluster of positive test results, including one from an alternate on the U.S. women’s gymnastics team, threaten to dampen the festivities. The…

NY immigration group urges Biden to take swift…

CMC – An umbrella immigration advocacy group in New York has called on President Joseph Biden to immediately take action after a US federal judge in Texas on Friday ruled as unlawful, a programme that…

UK government plan to end virus orders

LONDON (AP): The UK recorded more than 50,000 new coronavirus cases for the first time in six months Friday amid a warning from the British government’s top medical adviser that the number of people…

Immunised but banned: EU says not all COVID…

LONDON (AP) — After Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor and his wife received two doses of AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine in Nigeria, they assumed they would be free to travel this summer to a European destination…

Marcus Rashford: England striker…

Source :BBC England and Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford apologised for his penalty shootout miss but said he "will never apologise for who I am" after he was one of three players subjected…

COVID vaccines still work against mutant,…

New research from France adds to evidence that widely used COVID-19 vaccines still offer strong protection against a coronavirus mutant that is spreading rapidly around the world and now is the most…

Olympics to ban spectators as Tokyo declares…

Reuters Olympic organizers are set to ban all spectators from the Games, the Asahi daily said on Thursday, as Japan declared a coronavirus state of emergency for Tokyo that will run through its…

World Leaders Condemn Assassination of Haitian…

Source :teleSUR In the early hours of Wednesday morning, the Haitian president was killed by gunmen who stormed his residence in Port-au-Prince. Political leaders and high-level officials from around…

Seventeen Countries Bid for ICC Events

ESPNcricinfo Seventeen member nations have put themselves forward as potential hosts for eight men's white-ball ICC events - two ODI World Cups, four T20 World Cups and two Champions Trophies - to be…

Athletics : Canada names 57-strong team for Tokyo…

World medalists Andre De Grasse and Damian Warner are among the 57 athletes selected for Canada’s team for the Tokyo Olympic Games. De Grasse claimed three of Canada’s six medals at the Rio Games in…

Johnson says restrictions to ease, UK must live…

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed Monday that his government plans to scrap laws requiring face masks and social distancing later this month, though he acknowledged that…

Tropical storm watch issued for Florida Keys as…

By Jason Hanna and Haley Brink, CNN Updated: Sun, 04 Jul 2021 02:20:04 GMT Source: CNN A tropical storm watch was issued for the Florida Keys as Tropical Storm Elsa battered parts of the Dominican…

American sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson fails…

Andre Lowe/Sports Editor Source: Jamaica Gleaner American sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson looks set to miss the Olympic Games after her US Olympic Trials performance was disqualified because she tested…

Zuma Heads to Prison

JOHANNESBURG (AP): South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has been found guilty of contempt of court and sentenced to 15 months in prison for defying a court order to appear before an inquiry…