Kingston, April 20 (RHC)-- In the Caribbean, a thick layer of volcanic ash has settled over the island of Saint Vincent, after a long-dormant volcano erupted earlier this month.  More than 20,000 people have been evacuated and are in urgent need of food, water, clothing and shelter.... More

Minneapolis, April 20 (RHC)-- U.S. anti-racism protesters have rallied in Minneapolis as the murder trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin was taking place.  The protesters chanted "guilty" as they marched through the Minnesota city, carrying banners reading: “Justice for George Floyd.  The World is watching."... More

Havana, April 20 (RHC)-- Cuban health authorities today reported 1,183 patients with Covid-19, the highest number of patients diagnosed in one day since the disease appeared in the country a little over a year ago.... More

Havana, Apr 19 (RHC)--Cuba will keep the sanitary control measures for travelers arriving in the country as part of the strategy to confront Covid-19, the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) informed Monday.... More

Havana, April 20 (RHC)-- Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez affirmed that his country would continue the fight against the economic, commercial, and financial blockade imposed by the United States almost 60 years ago.... More

Havana, April 20 (RHC)-- Family doctor's offices in Havana will become the clinical sites for starting the first stage of mass vaccination against COVID-19 in Cuba.... More

Havana, April 20 (RHC)-- Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro congratulated the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) and his counterpart Miguel Díaz-Canel on being elected the First Secretary of the political organization.... More

Beijing, April 20 (RHC)-- Xi Jinping, President of China and top leader of the Communist Party of that country (CCP), sent a congratulatory message to his peer Miguel Diaz-Canel, on his election as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of the island.... More

Moscow, April 20 (RHC)-- Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated his Cuban counterpart Miguel Diaz-Canel on his election as the first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC).... More

Bogota, April 20 (RHC)-- Colombia is being examined by the United Nations Committee against Enforced Disappearances (CED) in an online hearing from Geneva, Switzerland, in which the body will review a report from the Colombian State and hear complaints from different social organizations.... More

United Nations, April 20 (RHC)-- Time is fast running out to tackle the climate crisis, a United Nations report has warned, with the COVID-19 pandemic having failed to put the brakes on “relentless” climate change.... More

Geneva, April 20 (RHC)-- A body of experts that advises the United Nations on human rights concerns has criticised a government-backed report that concluded there was no systemic racism in the United Kingdom.... More

Jakarta, April 20 (RHC)-- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Indonesian President Joko Widodo have discussed the expansion of mutual relations and leading international developments.... More

Ramallah, April 20 (RHC)-- Israeli authorities have begun the construction of new settler units in the Jordan Valley, despite strong international condemnation of the Tel Aviv regime’s land grab policies in the occupied Palestinian territories.... More

Bogota, April 20 (RHC)-- The Institute for Development and Peace Studies (Indepaz) reported the murder of Dionisio Pai Pascal, which brings to 49 the number of leaders killed by violence and armed clashes in Colombian regions during 2021. ... More