Author: ScotFree

COVID-19 Surging Dangerously in Brazil, WHO Americas Branch Warns

BRASILIA (Reuters) – The coronavirus is surging “dangerously” across Brazil, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) regional director for the Americas, Carissa Etienne, warned on Tuesday, urging all Brazilians to adopt preventive measures to stop the spread. “Unfortunately, the dire situation in Brazil is also affecting neighboring countries,” Etienne, director of the Pan American Health Organization…

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Lebanon schools to reopen in cooperation with the Red Cross

BEIRUT: The Lebanese Education Ministry has decided to reopen all schools for blended learning as of April 21, after closing for more than three months. Minister of Education Tarek Majzoub said the move to return to blended learning is related to the rate of vaccination among teachers. But the head of the Lebanese Doctors’ Syndicate Sharaf…

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Is ANC set to splinter? Ramaphosa vs corrupt, anti-white RET faction – expert insights

Corruption-tainted ANC leaders – past and present – have collectively been giving President Cyril Ramaphosa the two-fingered salute by showing off their tea parties at the Jacob Zuma KwaZulu-Natal homestead on social media channels. Julius Malema, who left the party taking others of his ilk with him to form the Economic Freedom Fighters, has dropped…

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DRUDGE APP IPHONE, IPAD…

Welcome to the all new version 6 of the one and only official app of the Drudge Report.Here’s all you need to know to use the app to it’s fullest:*** NOTIFICATIONS *** On first open, iOS will ask you to allow notifications. Tapping “Allow” results in alerts being sent to your phone whenever there is…

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OECD recommends Latin America to improve social and health protection

Paris, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on Thursday recommended Latin America to improve health coverage and social protection to achieve a solid recovery after coronavirus´ strong impact. Among the structural reforms for the region to face the impact of present health crisis, OECD also considered encouraging investments and…

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Estonian parlt speaker discusses vaccines, Digital Green Certificate with EP president – The Baltic Times

TALLINN – Estonian parliament speaker Juri Ratas met with European Parliament President David Sassoli via video bridge on Thursday to talk about the vaccine distribution plan and the Digital Green Certificate, which would enable the free movement of people to be reopened. Ratas gave an overview of the pandemic situation and the current state of…

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Baltics, Ukraine call on Russia to cease provocations – The Baltic Times

VILNIUS – The Baltic states and Ukraine have issued a joint statement urging Russia to cease its provocations through its military build-up at the Ukrainian border. Issued after the Lithuanian, Latvian, Estonian and Ukrainian foreign ministers’ meeting in Kiev, the statement says that the countries “express our unwavering support to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity…

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In Cuba, rectifying benefits the people

Havana, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Government is paying close attention to public opinion, resulting in rectifications and changes in the measures taken in the heat of the so-called Overhaul Task. It has happened since December 2020, when the Official Gazette published more than 100 legal standards to back up this complex program, which…

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