Washington, March 4 (RHC)-- The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden has “firmly opposed” the International Criminal Court (ICC)’s decision to open an investigation into the war crimes perpetrated by Israeli forces in the occupied Palestinian territories.... More

Caracas, March 4 (RHC)-- The executive secretary of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-People's Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP), Sacha Llorenti, announced on Wednesday the creation of a Vaccine Bank for member countries of the initiative that require them.... More

Brasilia, March 4 (RHC)-- Brazil reported over 1,900 COVID deaths Wednesday, breaking its previous record death toll set just one day earlier.  Brazil has topped a quarter of a million deaths, the second highest in the world after the U.S. ... More

Chicago, March 4 (RHC)-- In the U.S. city of Chicago, over 100 activists are on hunger strike to protest the relocation of the General Iron metal shredding plant to the Southeast Side of Chicago — in an area with mostly Black and Brown residents and which already suffers from poor air quality due to industrial pollution. ... More

Los Angeles, March 4 (RHC)-- Walt Disney Co. plans to close more than 60 of its North American Disney stores, eliminating roughly 20% of its global footprint, as it focuses more on e-commerce.... More

Geneva, March 4 (RHC)-- The International Organization for Migration has said that at least 20 migrants and refugees are dead after smugglers threw 80 people overboard during a voyage from Djibouti in East Africa to Yemen.... More

Geneva, March 4 (RHC)-- The death rate from COVID-19 is about 10 times higher in countries where half or more of the population is overweight, according to a report by the World Obesity Federation.... More

Philadelphia, March 4 (RHC)-- Lawyers for renowned political prisoner and journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal confirmed Wednesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19.... More

Vatican City, March 4 (RHC)-- Pope Francis is planning to travel to Baghdad Friday and is scheduled to meet with Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani Saturday. ... More

Paris, March 4 (RHC)-- The head of an independent inquiry investigating church child abuse in France said Tuesday that there might have been at least 10,000 victims since 1950.  Jean-Marc Sauve, head of a commission set up by the Catholic Church, said that a previous estimate in June last year of 3,000 victims "is certainly an underestimate."... More

Havana, March 1 (RHC)-- Plenary Sessions of the Provincial Committees of the Cuban Communist  Party are convened Thursday to elect the delegations each of them will be sending to the Eighth Congress of the political organization.... More

Havana, March 4 (RHC)-- The national director of Epidemiology, Dr. Francisco Durán, reported on Thursday three deaths and 807 new cases for Covid-19 during the last 24 hours, for an accumulated 53,3081 infections and 336 deaths in the nation since March 2020.... More

 Havana, March 4 (RHC)-- President Miguel Díaz-Canel stressed that the economic and monetary reform underway in Cuba defends social justice but not egalitarianism.... More

Paris, March 4 (RHC)-- France has shut down Generation Identity (GI) some eight years after the far-right, anti-migrant group rose to prominence in the country by occupying a mosque in Poitiers – the first of many stunts.... More

Havana, March 4 (RHC)--A group of 44,010 volunteers participates as of Thursday in the third and final clinical trial of the Cuban vaccine candidate against Covid-19 Soberana 02.... More