Brasilia, April 4 (RHC)-- In the midst of the worst scenario of the COVID pandemic, Brazil has registered nearly 3,000 deaths and more than 70,000 infected with coronavirus in the last 24 hours.... More

Caracas, April 4 (RHC)-- Venezuela's defense chief has condemned attacks by irregular Colombian forces in the South American country, describing them as false-flag operations aimed at terrorizing the Venezuelan population.... More

Brasilia, April 3 (RHC)-- Former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva revealed this Friday the possibility of running as a candidate for the 2022 presidential election, during an interview with Portuguese TV station RTP.... More

Buenos Aires, April 3 (RHC)-- The president of Argentina, Alberto Fernandez, announced late Friday night that he has tested positive for coronavirus.  On his Twitter account, the president indicated that he is in isolation and complying with the coronavirus protocols, after a fever and headache during the last day prompted a COVID-19 antigen test, the result of which was positive.... More

Washington, April 3 (RHC)-- A fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic could hit the United States with cases rising in 25 states, according to reports.  The U.S. has recorded an average of 63,000 new cases daily over the past week, showing a rise of 17% from the week prior, news website Axios reported.... More

Washington, April 3 (RHC)-- In the U.S., the Government Accountability Office has issued a damning report about the implementation of legislation supporting Ivanka Trump’s signature women’s empowerment initiative, from her time as an adviser to her father, President Donald Trump.... More

Gaza City, April 3 (RHC)-- Coronavirus infections continue to rise in the Gaza Strip despite measures by local authorities to contain the deadly pandemic.  The rapid increase in COVID-19 infections is placing great pressure on Gaza’s health system.... More

Atlanta, April 3 (RHC)-- Add travel to the activities vaccinated Americans can enjoy again, according to new United States guidance issued on Friday.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance to say fully vaccinated people can travel within the U.S. without getting tested for the coronavirus or going into quarantine afterwards.... More

Ramallah, April 3 (RHC)-- Israeli settlers have escalated their daily raids into the al-Aqsa mosque compound in occupied Jerusalem al-Quds in the last couple of days during their celebrations of one of the Jewish holidays known as “Passover.”... More

Phoenix, April 3 (RHC)-- In the U.S. state of Arizona, a new investigation has revealed staff at the privately run immigration jail La Palma Correctional Center violated multiple pandemic protocols, verbally assaulted prisoners, and attacked prisoners with pepper spray during a peaceful protest. ... More

Quito, April 3 (RHC)-- The pollsters Clima Social, Perfiles de Opinión, Eureknow, Ipsos and Omar Maluk all report that the candidate of Unión por la Esperanza (UNES) for the presidency of Ecuador, Andrés Arauz leads the intention of votes.  The polls show that he is ahead of politician Guillermo Lasso for the run-off elections on April 11th.... More

La Paz, April 2 (RHC)-- The health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil is not letting up as it enters its second year; and more than 600 municipalities are at risk of running out of oxygen in hospitals to treat serious COVID-19 patients. ... More

ondon, April 2 (RHC)-- UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned of the possible spread of what he described as the “very sad” COVID-19 situation in France to the United Kingdom.  “I’m afraid you can see what’s happening in France... It’s very sad actually - it’s very very sad,” Johnson said.  “When they get it in France and they get it bad, two or three weeks later it comes to us.”... More

La Paz, April 2 (RHC)-- The Bolivian Minister of Government, Carlos Eduardo del Castillo del Carpio, reported Friday on his Twitter account that 500 doses of vaccines against COVID-19 have been recovered.  The vaccines had been stolen in the city of Guayaramerín, in the northern Department of Beni.... More

Moscow, April 2 (RHC)-- Russia has warned NATO against deploying troops to Ukraine, saying such a move would escalate tensions nears its borders, amid renewed fears over the region’s long-simmering conflict.... More