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U.S. COVID-19 Misery Continues

The United States continues to be the most infected country in the world with coronavirus disease. The country has registered 5,000,603 cases and 162,441 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University’s latest report. “The United States just passed 5 million reported infections of COVID-19,” tweeted, former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden and Trump’s opponent in the upcoming November general election. “It’s […]

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Trump Brushes Aside Congress, Signs Executive Orders For Economic Relief

President Donald Trump brushed aside Congress by upending negotiations with the Democrats after lawmakers failed to reach a deal at the end of the week. The President had earlier threatened that if an agreement could not be reached by the end of the week, he would act independently. He followed through on his threat by signing executive orders that include […]

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WHO — “Vaccine Nationalism Is Not Good, It Will Not Help Us”

The World Health Organization (WHO) said it would be in the interest of no one to protect any developed and produced vaccine. The wealthier nations he warned should ensure that any vaccines produced to protect against the new coronavirus be shared globally. “Vaccine nationalism is not good, it will not help us,” said the UN health agency’s Chief Dr. Tedros […]

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UN Alicia Bárcena — Bad Time For Latin America And The Caribbean

Alicia Bárcena, the head of the UN regional body for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has raised concerns regarding the disproportionate impact that the pandemic is having on indigenous people in the region. “This is a bad time for this region: we are the epicenter of the pandemic, and extreme poverty rates are going up. Poverty is expected to […]

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White House Coordinator — COVID-19 Now More Widespread In U.S.

The U.S. is in a new phase in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic, according to White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx. She said that the deadly virus is more widespread than when it first took hold in the U.S. earlier this year. “What we are seeing today is different from March and April. It is extraordinarily […]

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The Opposition Party Wins The General Election In Guyana

Following a dispute over irregularities for months after the general election in Guyana, the main opposition People’s Progressive Party/ Civic (PPP/C) has finally been declared the winner. According to a report, Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield in a letter to the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), gave the PPP/C victory. The report submitted by Lowenfield noted — the ruling Coalition – […]

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Brazil COVID-19 Cases Skyrocket

Brazil recorded 45,392 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 2.7 million, its health ministry announced Saturday. The country reported 1,088 new deaths due to the virus, raising the nationwide death toll to 93,563. Brazil has the second most Covid-19 cases and deaths worldwide after the United States, according to Johns Hopkins University data. Marcia […]

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U.S. Economy Wobbles

The U.S. economy experienced a 32.9% downward slide in its annual rate for the second quarter as the country begins to see severe cutbacks in spending due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This decline is the deepest since the government began keeping records in 1947 and three times more severe than the prior record of 10% set in 1958. Reduced spending […]

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Guyana Swims In Oil

The U.S. oil giant ExxonMobil has discovered two additional high-quality oil reservoirs in Guyana’s Stabroek Block. As a result of COVID-19, Guyana’s travel restrictions had forced ExxonMobil to idle two drillships in the country’s waters temporarily. However, the oil company had resumed drilling operations by the end of the second quarter. Meanwhile, Exxon Mobil Corporation has announced an estimated second […]

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Texas Republican Rep. Gohmert Attacked By COVID—19

Texas Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert has tested positive for the coronavirus after rebuffing the wearing of a mask in public. A routine screening test at the White House showed that Gohmert has picked up the disease. He was slated to attend a trip to West Texas with President Trump. “Before you go anywhere with the president or have a meeting […]