Bridgetown, November 30 (RHC)-- Barbados is cutting ties with the British monarchy to become the world's youngest republic as its current representative, Governor General Sandra Mason, replaces Queen Elizabeth II as head of state after 55 years of reign.... More

Tegucigalpa, November 29 (RHC)-- The president of the National Electoral Council (CNE) of Honduras, Kelvin Fabricio Aguirre, described Election Day on Sunday as successful -- where citizens elected their new president, deputies and municipal authorities.... More

Tegucigalpa, November 29 (RHC)-- Former Honduran first lady and leftist opposition candidate Xiomara Castro appears set to become the country’s first female president, a result that would put the left back in power 12 years after her husband was overthrown in a coup.... More

Geneva, November 29 (RHC)-- The heavily-mutated Omicron coronavirus variant is likely to spread internationally and poses a very high risk of infection surges that could have “severe consequences” in some places, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.... More

Gaza City, November 29 (RHC)-- Israeli forces have launched multiple attacks on fishermen off the coast of the besieged Gaza Strip, while dozens of extremist Israeli settlers escorted by military desecrate the Aqsa Mosque in Occupied al-Quds.... More

Caracas, November 29 (RHC)-- The president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, denounced this Sunday that the delegation of the European Union (EU) that came to the country as observers of the regional elections of last November 21, acted as spies to taint the Venezuelan electoral process.... More

Tehran, November 29 (RHC)-- Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Mohammad Eslami has warned the Israeli regime against threatening to attack Iranian nuclear sites, saying Tel Aviv must first take into consideration its poor capability before threatening Tehran.... More

Rabat, November 29 (RHC)-- Morocco has said it will halt incoming passenger flights for two weeks as concern grows over a new, heavily mutated variant of the coronavirus dubbed Omicron.... More

Sydney, November 29 (RHC)-- Australian health officials say they have detected the Omicron coronavirus strain in the country for the first time in two passengers who were tested after flying into Sydney from southern Africa.... More

Tegucigalpa, November 28 (RHC)-- Presidential candidate Xiomara Castro, of the Libertad y Refundación (Libre) party and wife of former President Manuel Zelaya, has a substantial lead in Sunday's elections in Honduras.... More

Bern, November 28 (RHC)-- Swiss voters are having their say on legislation to impose the use of a COVID-19 certificate that lets only people who have been vaccinated, recovered, or tested negative attend public events and gatherings.... More

Tel Aviv, November 28 (RHC)-- Israel says it will ban the entry of all foreigners into the country, making it the first nation to shut its borders completely in response to a new and potentially more contagious coronavirus variant.  Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said the ban, pending government approval, would last 14 days.... More

Paris, November 28 (RHC)-- France says it is willing to discuss autonomy for its Caribbean territory of Guadeloupe if it is in the interests of the people who live there following days of protests on the island.... More

New York, November 28 (RHC)-- New York Governor Kathy Hochul has declared a state of “disaster emergency” in the state due to a spike in new COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations, and to prevent a possible outbreak of the newly-identified Omicron variants of coronavirus.... More

Caracas, November 28 (RHC)-- The Venezuelan Foreign Ministry has rejected the position of the Government of Spain that questioned without grounds the results of the regional elections, despite the fact that the day took place with the presence of hundreds of international observers -- including from the European Union.... More