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Waste Recycling Promotions Continue on St. Kitts & Nevis

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, May 19, 2022 (MMS-SKN) — The St. Kitts and Nevis Solid Waste Management and Recycling Project, which is a partnership between the Federal Government of St. Kitts and Nevis and the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) has stepped up its waste recycling promotions following its launch earlier this year. According […]

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‘Milo Box’ confirmed as PAM Candidate

On Thursday, the Peoples Action Movement (PAM) announced Kervin ‘Milo Box’ Freeman as their candidate for Constituency 3 to contest the next general election. “Today our team has been bolstered by a significant addition of Kervin Milobox Freeman as the PAM candidate for consistency 3,” Leader of PAM Shawn Richards said at the Launch event. […]

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Taiwan’s COVID-19 containment strategy utilizing innovative technology and universal health coverage

Dr. Shih-Chung Chen Minister of Health and Welfare Republic of China (Taiwan) Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 510 million confirmed cases and more than 6.25 million deaths have been reported around the world. As nations continue to battle the pandemic, Taiwan’s achievements have been widely recognized. As of May 10, 2022, about […]

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Puerto Rico Rum Festival Returns May 28

By Nicola Carruthers The Rums of Puerto Rico programme will hold its 12th Taste of Rum festival on the Caribbean island May 28. at Bahía Urbana, Old San Juan. It is being organised by the Rums of Puerto Rico programme, part of Puerto Rican government’s Department of Economic Development and Commerce. Maité Jordán, director of […]

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WORLD VIEW: Hundreds of Mariupol POWs, US Domestic Terror Law, N. Korea Covid Surge, More

Trending | View in Browser May 19, 2022 Here is today’s selection of top stories from The Associated Press at this hour to begin your day.  Today’s Headlines Red Cross registers hundreds of Ukrainian POWs from Mariupol KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Russian military said Thursday that more Ukrainian fighters who were making a last […]

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U.S. Adviser Pleads with Mexican President Not to Skip Summit of the Americas

Franco Ordoñez Twitter Instagram U.S. President Joe Biden, second from right, meets with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, second from left, in the Oval Office of the White House on Nov. 18, 2021.Doug Mills/Pool/Getty Images A U.S. special adviser is trying to smooth out tensions with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador after he […]

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TODAY: NIA, Publisher Jihan Williams Hosting Panel Discussion: Coping with Miscarriage, Infertility  

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (May 18, 2022) — The Author and publisher of the book “Lifting the Weight of Miscarriage” says her decision to host a panel discussion on the topic “Lifting the Weight of Miscarriage and Infertility” in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is to help […]

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Threat to Democracy: Brazilian Jurists Call for UN Report on Bolsonaro Judiciary Attacks

aMay 18 (Reuters) – Brazil’s democracy and independence of its judiciary are under threat from the government of president Jair Bolsonaro as it prepares for elections in October, a group of lawyers and legal experts said on Wednesday in a petition to the United Nations. The group of 80 jurists and legal researchers appealed to […]

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Crypto Crash Leaves El Salvador With No Easy Exit from Worsening Crisis

By Nelson Renteria, Sarah Kinosian and Rodrigo Campos   SAN SALVADOR/NEW YORK, May 19 (Reuters) – El Salvador’s big bet on bitcoin, which the Central American nation has been buying since September, has soured in recent weeks as a cryptocurrency rout shaved over a third of the value of the government’s holdings, Reuters calculations show. […]

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