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The latest: Coronavirus watch updates in LatAm

People wait to enter a restaurant amid the COVID-19 outbreak in Mexico City, Mexico, on July 11, 2020. (Xinhua)- Mexico ...

US Turns Screws on Maritime Industry to Cut Off Venezuela's Oil

LONDON/WASHINGTON - Several companies that certify vessels are seaworthy and ship insurers have withdrawn services to tankers involved in the ...

Argentina exceeds 100,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases

Buenos Aires [Argentina], July 13 (Sputnik/ANI): The total number of reported coronavirus cases in Argentina has surpassed 100,000 according to ...

Brazil's coronavirus death toll surpasses 72,000

Brasilia [Brazil], July 13 (Sputnik/ANI): More than 630 new coronavirus-related deaths were confirmed in Brazil in the past 24 hours, ...

Did ancient Americans settle in Polynesia? The evidence doesn't stack up

How did the Polynesian peoples come to live on the far-flung islands of the Pacific? The question has intrigued researchers ...

OPINION | 'Don't trust me, I'm a doctor'

A global survey of preparedness for a pandemic carried out in October 2019 by experts in the Global Health Security ...

For Brazil's Bolsonaro: A Week of Isolation, Hydroxychloroquine

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro spent his first week in isolation doing the things he'd scoffed at for months: wearing a ...

Over 39,000 new COVID19 cases confirmed in Brazil over 24-hours

Brasilia [Brazil], July 12 (Sputnik/ANI): The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Brazil increased by more than 39,000 in the ...

Virus Cases Up Sharply in South Africa, India as Inequality Stings

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's confirmed coronavirus cases have doubled in just two weeks to a quarter-million, and India on Saturday ...

Coronavirus Hits Dozens of Latin Leaders, Including Presidents

HAVANA, CUBA - The coronavirus pandemic is sweeping through the leadership of Latin America, with two more presidents and powerful ...

In Florida Visit, Trump Melds Venezuela Policy, Campaign Strategy

Amid a surge in coronavirus cases, President Donald Trump flew to Florida on Friday on a visit that melded his ...

Building Skills and Knowledge Using Research Reactors

Research reactors are an important resource for training nuclear professionals worldwide, but only around a quarter of countries have their ...

Strong Support for the Feminist Collective Las Tesis

The feminist creators of the performance "A rapist on your way", known as the Las Tesis group, were accused by ...

Overcoming Fear: the Way of the Ippocrate Movement

Many times, during the Covid-19 pandemic, the topic of possible virus treatments came up and sparked controversy. On the initiative ...

VenezolanosConBiden and MAGAzuela: Two sides of the same coin

By Leonardo FloresThe Biden campaign held an online event on Wednesday, July 8 pitched as the former Vice President's "vision ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 1000 GMT, July 13

BEIJING, July 13 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

SAIC-GM-Wuling posts rising auto export

NANNING, July 13 (Xinhua) -- SAIC-GM-Wuling (SGMW), a major Chinese automobile manufacturer, reported its total sales revenue in overseas markets ...

Bolivia's economic minister tests positive for COVID-19

LA PAZ, July 13 (Xinhua) -- Bolivian Economic Minister Oscar Ortiz said Sunday that he has tested positive for COVID-19, ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0500 GMT, July 13

BEIJING, July 13 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Xinhua world news summary at 0530 GMT, July 13

NEW DELHI -- India's federal health ministry Monday morning said 500 new deaths due to COVID-19, besides fresh 28,701 positive ...

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Pakistani pilots suspect qualifications lead to PIA ban from U.S.

LAHORE, Pakistan - The US Department of Transportation on Thursday (local time) suspended Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) special permit into ...

European Commission greenlights 3.4-bln-euro state aid to virus-hit KLM

An airplane of the Dutch airline KLM is parked at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, March 31, 2020. (Photo ...

Vietnam Foreign Minister holds talks with British Foreign Secretary

Hanoi [Vietnam], July 13 (VNA/ANI): Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab expressed their belief ...

British PM Johnson Urges People to Wear Face Masks Indoors

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Monday it was important to wear face coverings in confined spaces such as shops ...

North Macedonia: Ballot Boxes Carried to Quarantined Homes

SKOPJE, NORTH MACEDONIA - Election officials in North Macedonia carried ballot boxes to the homes of voters suffering from COVID-19 ...

Trump Loyalists Dig In Heels in Louisiana Parish

ST. BERNARD PARISH, LOUISIANA - While national polls show Donald Trump's support slipping during the prolonged pandemic and amid racial ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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