Washington, April 5 (RHC)-- Since the deadly January 6th insurrection at the United States Capitol, former President Donald Trump and his Republican allies have pushed false and misleading accounts to downplay the event that left five dead and scores of others wounded.  And, according to a new poll, his supporters appear to have listened.... More

New York, April 5 (RHC)-- In the United States, more than four million coronavirus vaccine shots were administered for the first time in a 24-hour period last Saturday.  The seven-day average for vaccines is now higher than 3 million a day as more states continue to expand eligibility to anyone 16 or older. ... More

New Delhi, April 5 (RHC)-- Coronavirus cases and deaths are surging across much of the globe, including in Latin America, Europe and South Asia, with India reporting more than 100,000 daily COVID-19 cases for the first time.  It’s the only country other than the United States to reach that grim milestone. ... More

Ramallah, April 5 (RHC)-- Palestinian election officials have announced that 36 candidate lists have been approved to run in legislative elections set for next month -- the first Palestinian polls in 15 years.... More

Tehran, April 5 (RHC)-- Iran’s Parliament speaker says the recent strategic cooperation agreement signed between the Islamic Republic and China is a major warning to the United States that international relations will no longer be in its favor.... More

Quito, April 5 (RHC)-- Less than one week before the elections for a new president in Ecuador -- on Sunday April 11th -- presidential candidates Andres Arauz and Guillermo Lasso have five days until the end of their presidential campaigns, this time with restrictive measures by COVID-19.... More

Brasilia, April 5 (RHC)-- Brazil exceeded 330,000 deaths and is approaching 13 million coronavirus infections since the arrival of COVID-19 to the South American country.  Data from the National Council of Health Secretaries (Conass) show that 1,987 deaths and 43,515 infections were registered in the last 24 hours.... More

Jakarta, April 5 (RHC)-- At least 44 people have been killed after flash floods and landslides swept an island in Indonesia’s easternmost province on Sunday morning.  Hours before people woke up to celebrate Easter Sunday, torrential rain resulted in flash floods in the Catholic-majority Flores Island.... More

Damascus, April 5 (RHC)-- Syria says Washington's latest annual report on human rights around the world is based on “delusions and lies” and represents the “height of hypocrisy” as Washington itself is the largest rights violator both inside and outside its borders.... More

London, April 5 (RHC)-- British teachers are subjected to shocking levels of violence and sexual abuse inside their own classrooms.  In London, the teachers’ union (NASUWT) conference has heard harrowing stories of sexual abuse and violence directed at teachers by unruly pupils across the schools network in the UK. ... More

Washington, April 5 (RC)--Top U.S. diplomat James Jeffrey has admitted that a Syrian rebranded al-Qaeda affiliate was a US “asset” for pursuing Washington’s hegemonic policy in the Middle East.... More

Caracas, April 4 (RHC)-- The Strategic Operational Command of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) remains on high alert on the Colombian-Venezuelan border, scenes of armed clashes over the past several days.... More

Vatican City, April 4 (RHC)-- In his Easter message this Sunday morning, Pope Francis urged countries to speed-up the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, particularly to the world’s poor, and called armed conflict and military spending during a pandemic “scandalous.”... More

Quito, April 4 (RHC)-- The president of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE), Jaime Vargas, ratified this Saturday his support for the presidential candidate for the Union for Hope (UNES) Andrés Arauz, in view of the upcoming elections on April 11th.... More

Brasilia, April 4 (RHC)-- The former president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, received this Saturday the second dose of the vaccine against COVID-19 in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo, and asked the government listen to science in the fight against the pandemic.... More