US health agency adds Saint Barthelemy to Zika virus travel warning list

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on US health agency adds Saint Barthelemy to Zika virus travel warning list 

WASHINGTON, May 10 — US citizens should practice enhanced precautions while traveling to Saint Barthelemy, also known as St. Barts, due to the spread of the Zika virus in the Caribbean island, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced in a statement on Monday.

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Two cases of Zika infection detected in Australia

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Two cases of Zika infection detected in Australia 

CANBERRA, Feb. 2 — Two cases of Zika virus infection have been detected in News South Wales, Australia, local media reported on Tuesday.

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WHO to hold emergency meeting February 1 on spread of Zika virus

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on WHO to hold emergency meeting February 1 on spread of Zika virus 

MOSCOW, Jan. 28 — The World Health Organization's International Health Regulations Committee will hold an emergency meeting devoted to the spread of the Zika virus on February 1 in Geneva, WHO Director General Margaret Chan said Thursday.

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CELAC summit ends with agreements to combat poverty, strengthen economic integration

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on CELAC summit ends with agreements to combat poverty, strengthen economic integration 

QUITO, Jan. 29 — The fourth summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) concluded here Wednesday as leaders pledged regional unity to reduce poverty and bolster economic cooperation.

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Jamaica sees more murders, less other crimes

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Jamaica sees more murders, less other crimes 

KINGSTON, Oct. 26 — Jamaica has reported increasing murder cases and a slight drop in other serious and violent crimes since the start of this year, according to the country's Police High Command on Monday.

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EU launches public consultation on ties with African, Caribbean, Pacific nations

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on EU launches public consultation on ties with African, Caribbean, Pacific nations 

BRUSSELS, Oct. 7 — The European Union (EU) here on Tuesday launched a 12-week public consultation on the future of its partnership with African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries after 2020, when the current EU-ACP agreement will expire.

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Cuba, EU discuss dialogue, cooperation in lead up to normalizing ties

March 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cuba, EU discuss dialogue, cooperation in lead up to normalizing ties 

HAVANA, March 5 — Representatives of Cuba and the European Union (EU) met here Wednesday for two days of talks towards an agreement on political dialogue and bilateral cooperation.

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