Lima, November 28 (RHC)-- A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.5, with a depth of 131 kilometers, was registered this morning in the Amazonas region, informed the National Seismological Center of the Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP).... More

London, November 28 (RHC)-- The United Kingdom, Germany and Italy have become the latest countries to detect cases of the new Omicron coronavirus variant, while more nations imposed restrictions on travel from countries in southern Africa despite their protestations and against the advice of the World Health Organization (WHO).... More

Tegucigalpa, November 28 (RHC)-- Nearly 5.2 million Hondurans are called to the polls this Sunday to elect the president of the Republic and three designates (vice presidents), as well as 128 deputies to the National Congress and 20 representatives to the Central American Parliament.... More

London, November 28 (RHC)-- Nearly 18 million visitors pass through London's Chinatown every year,  but since the beginning of the pandemic in 2019, business owners there have struggled with a drop in sales, vandalism and boycotts.... More

La Paz, November 28 (RHC)-- The President of Bolivia, Luis Arce, headed this Saturday the section of the "March for the Homeland," which on its fifth day entered the town of Calamarca, where it was received by community members who expressed their support for the defense of democracy.... More

La Paz, November 27 (RHC)-- The Central Obrera Boliviana (COB) invited all affiliates and non-affiliates to participate this Monday in the great concentration that will begin in the Apacheta, in the city of El Alto, heading to the Plaza Mayor de San Francisco in the city of La Paz as the culmination of the March for the Homeland, in support of the government of President Luis Arce.... More

Tegucigalpa, November 27 (RHC)-- The U.S. embassy in Honduras has cynically called on Hondurans to respect the results of the November 28 general elections in the Central American country.  The embassy indicated that the National Electoral Council (CNE) of Honduras "will announce the official results of the election according to Honduran law.  We urge everyone to be patient and respect the final results."... More

Ramallah, November 27 (RHC)-- At least 135 Palestinians have been injured by Israeli forces during attacks on anti-settlement protests in the occupied West Bank province of Nablus.... More

Sanaa, November 27 (RHC)-- Saudi warplanes have launched fresh airstrikes on the Yemeni capital Sana’a, leaving several casualties along with material damage.  They bombed the town of Dhahaban, which lies on the outskirts of the capital Sana’a, early Saturday, Yemen's al-Masirah television network said. ... More

Sydney, November 27 (RHC)-- The United Nations COP26 Climate Change Conference held in Glasgow this month was billed as the last chance to save the future of life on earth by ensuring global warming did not exceed 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit).... More

Pretoria, November 27 (RHC)-- South Africa has blasted the UK government over its hasty placement of several southern African countries under red-list travel restrictions due to concerns over a new COVID-19 variant, which has been detected in small numbers.... More

Geneva, November 27 (RHC)-- The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated that countries restricting travel to and from southern Africa to prevent the spread of a “super-mutant” Covid-19 variant are acting too hastily.... More

Paris, November 27 (RHC)-- France has postponed a mandatory coronavirus vaccination requirement for health workers in Guadeloupe and Martinique, after the measure spurred several days of widespread protests and unrest in the French Caribbean territories.... More

New York, November 27 (RHC)-- The United States says it will restrict travel from South Africa and seven other African countries starting on Monday as a new coronavirus variant first detected in South Africa appeared to be spreading across the globe.... More

Geneva, November 27 (RHC)-- The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated a new coronavirus strain detected in South Africa as a “variant of concern”, prompting countries around the world to impose travel restrictions amid fears over its potential spread.... More