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Category Archives: International News

UN slams atrocities committed in Tigray conflict

The United Nations has condemned atrocities uncovered in a joint investigation into the conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region on Wednesday; a day after the country’s government announced a nationwide State Of Emergency.  UN Human Rights Chief Michelle Bachelet during a news … Continue reading

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Barbados tells industrialised nations, it is time to do better

Tough talk from Barbados’ Prime Minister Mia Mottley. She tells the Climate Change Summit in Glasgow Scotland the people of Small Island developing States do not want a death sentence. Addressing the first full day of the summit yesterday, Ms. … Continue reading

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China tightens COVID-19 restrictions to increase chances of quarantine-free travel

China will tighten COVID-19 restrictions to increase chances of quarantine-free travel. It will step up contact tracing and tighten quarantine rules to exempt only emergency workers or those in essential industries such as logistics. Currently, those exempt from quarantine include … Continue reading

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Sudan’s military ruler declares national State Of Emergency hours after the Prime Minister and several Ministers are arrested

Hours after Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and several of his Ministers are arrested, a State Of Emergency has been declared and the transitional sovereign council and the government have been dissolved. Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, the military officer who heads … Continue reading

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Health Minister dismisses claims by international rapper of bad side effects linked to COVID vaccine

Nicki Minaj’s claim that someone she knows has suffered bad side effects linked to COVID-19 vaccine is being dismissed. But it has also thrown this country into the spotlight internationally. Even Trinidad and Tobago’s vaccination numbers are being featured. Nicki … Continue reading

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2 T&T nationals lose their lives due to floods in NY

Two Trinidad and Tobago nationals have lost their lives in floods caused by tropical storm Ida in New York. The dead are mother and son, Premattie Ramskriet and Nicholas Ramskriet. The incident occurred on Wednesday evening. The two are originally … Continue reading

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German nurse suspected of injecting saline instead of COVID vaccine causing authorities to ask over 8,000 people to be re-vaccinated

Authorities in north Germany have asked more than 8,000 people to get repeat COVID vaccinations because a nurse is suspected of having injected saline instead of vaccine in many cases. Police are investigating the nurse’s actions at a vaccination center … Continue reading

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Wife of assassinated Haitian President has returned home

The wife of Haiti’s assassinated President Martine Moïse has returned from Miami to bury her husband. She was wounded in the July 7th attack at their private home. The first lady returned home last Saturday after her release from a Miami … Continue reading

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Haiti’s Head of State is assassinated

Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise has been shot and killed by gunmen, some of whom are believed to be foreigners. Prime Minister Claude Joseph made the announcement earlier today. Mr. Moise’s wife was also wounded during the incident this morning. She … Continue reading

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Local body applauds declaration of Federal Holiday to commemorate emancipation in the US

The local body behind the observance applauds the declaration of a federal holiday to commemorate emancipation in the United States. Chairman of the Emancipation Support Committee Khafra Kambon says it is long over due. Juneteenth is also called Juneteenth National Independence … Continue reading

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