Beijing, April 9 (RHC)-- The People's Republic of China, hosts of next year’s Winter Olympics, has warned the United States not to boycott the event as the Biden administration works to rally support to put pressure on Beijing over its human rights record.... More

Bogota, April 9 (RHC)--According to the Institute for Peace Studies (Indepaz), 15,000 people in Colombia have been displaced in 65 mass events over the first three months of 2021.  The figure represents an increase in the trend when compared to the total number of displace in 2020.... More

Kingston, April 9 (RHC)-- Empty cruise ships are arriving at the eastern Caribbean island of Saint Vincent on Friday to help transport thousands of people evacuated under the fiery glow of La Soufriere volcano which officials said has now begun to erupt.... More

Caracas, April 9 (RHC)-- Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza denounced Thursday that the U.S. blockade against Venezuela is the impediment for the government of Caracas to acquire all the vaccines needed to carry out a thorough immunization campaign.  Arreaza's pointed out that without the unilateral coercive measures imposed by Washington, the anti-viral vaccines needed by the country would have already been purchased.... More

Brasilia, April 9 (RHC)-- The former president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, blamed Jair Bolsonaro for making the country a threat to the world by the uncontrollable circulation of COVID-19 and the emergence of new mutations.... More

New York, April 9 (RHC)-- Global coronavirus cases are soaring to levels not seen since January’s record peak of infections, led by massive outbreaks across Europe, the Americas and parts of Asia.... More

London, April 9 (RHC)-- The British government has recommended that people under the age of 30 should not receive shots of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, after a European drug regulator described a “possible link” between the vaccine and rare cases of blood clots. ... More

La Paz, April 8 (RHC)-- The Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade and Integration of Bolivia, Benjamín Blanco, reports that the country will soon receive a new batch of Sputnik V vaccines to fight the coronavirus.... More

Lima, April 8 (RHC)-- In Peru, the Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported that to date nationwide there are 53,725 deaths and 1,607,898 accumulated cases of new coronavirus.... More

Bogota, April 8 (RHC)-- In Bogota, the Institute for Development and Peace Studies of Colombia (Indepaz) reported Wednesday the death of four people in a new massacre in the village of Mondomo, municipality of Santander de Quilichao, in the department of Cauca.... More

Damascus, April 8 (RHC)-- A missile attack near the Syrian capital of Damascus has wounded four soldiers, according to Syria’s state media which blamed Israel for the attack.  Syria’s state news agency SANA, quoting an unidentified military official, said Syrian air defences were able to shoot down most of the missiles before they hit their targets on Thursday.... More

Quito, April 8 (RHC)-- Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno reported on his Twitter account the decision to replace the country's Minister of Health, Dr. Mauro Antonio Falconí, after irregularities in the vaccination campaign in Quito.... More

Brasilia, April 8 (RHC)-- The number of billionaires in Brazil increased by 44 percent, going from 45 in 2020 to 65 in 2021, according to Forbes magazine, while more than half of the population of the South American country suffers from hunger.... More

Havana, April 8 (RHC)-- COVID-19 infections continue to surge throughout the Americas, the director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said on Wednesday, with more than 1.3 million new cases registered this past week and more than 37,000 thousand deaths.... More

Washington, April 8 (RHC)-- The U.S. Department of Defense is secretly burning one of the most enduring, indestructible toxic chemicals known to man -- Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) -- despite its grave risks to human health.... More