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3-year-old girl becomes Nepal’s new living goddess

(AP) — A 3-year-old girl became Nepal's new living goddess Thursday, revered by both Hindus and Buddhists in the Himalayan nation. Trishna Shakya was carried in a religious ceremony to...
ANUGA

Germany to get a Taste of Caribbean Diversity

Bridgetown, BARBADOS, September 27, 2017.  A diverse collection of food and beverage producers from the Caribbean will descend upon the world’s leading food fair ANUGA in Cologne, Germany next...
President of the Dominican Republic, His Excellency Danilo Medina

President of Dominican Republic to address UNWTO Conference in Jamaica

PRESS RELEASE:-Tourism Minister, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that His Excellency, Danilo Medina, President of the Dominican Republic, will headline a slate of distinguished speakers who will address...

Saudi women allowed to drive in latest reform push by prince

(AP) — Saudi Arabia's surprise decision to grant women the right to drive rattled society in the kingdom on Wednesday, bringing cheers from rights activists and young people and...
United Nations General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak (R) and Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza (L) in New York City, Sept. 25, 2017

Venezuela Reaffirms Need to Strengthen UN Multilateralism

Telesur English:- Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has reaffirmed the need to strengthen and protect multilateralism in a meeting with United Nations General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak in New York. The...

Philippines bans compulsory high heels in workplace

(AFP) - The Philippines has banned companies from compelling women to wear high heels to work under a government order hailed by a labour group Monday as a victory...

Inequality, low wages weaken global growth: IMF official

(AFP) - A hollowing out of the middle class in advanced economies like the US, amid weak wage growth and rising inequality, is holding back global growth, a senior...

Japan kills 177 whales in Pacific campaign: government

(AFP) - Japan said Tuesday it killed 177 whales off its northeast coast in an annual hunt that sparks anger among animal rights activists and others. Three ships which left...

Wanted: 1 million people to study genes, habits and health

(AP) — In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how...

Venezuela: Trump acted like ‘the world’s emperor’ at UN

(AP) — Venezuela’s top diplomat accused U.S. President Donald Trump Monday of acting like “the world’s emperor,” batting back Trump’s biting rebukes of Venezuela on the global stage of...