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Haiti, pressed by foreign powers, announces new government

The risk of allowing decisions to be guided by foreign powers, he said, was an additional unease. Most of the country’s political parties will not accept this decision, Lambert said, and “Haiti will continue in this spiral of instability.” The Core Group was created in 2004 after a coup, as part of the United Nations […]

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Mainly sick children in the Salmonella epidemic in France

Nearly 50 people in France are sick with Salmonella infections after eating a type of dry sausage from Spain. A total of 45 people were affected, including 27 children. All the sick people interviewed so far mentioned having eaten fuet before the onset of symptoms. Monophasic Salmonella typhimurium strains sharing the same genetic characteristics were […]

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Senegal sees dramatic rise in COVID-19 as summer vacation looms

BARGNY, Senegal (AP) – Adama Ndiaye got up before dawn to walk about 40 kilometers, hoping to get a sheep for next week’s celebration of the Muslim feast of sacrifice, Eid al-Adha. As a result of the pandemic, selling ice cream no longer provides the 63-year-old woman with enough money to support her four children […]

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Thousands of people protest vaccination, COVID passes

PARIS (AP) – More than 100,000 people demonstrated across France on Saturday against the government’s latest measures to push people to get vaccinated and to curb the rise in infections with the delta variant of the coronavirus. In Paris, separate far-right and far-left protest marches crossed different parts of the city. Demonstrations also took place […]

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COVID-19: Travelers frustrated by the government’s “chaotic” turnaround on quarantine rules in France | UK News

Holidaymakers and industrial groups denounced the late decision to quarantine the British for 10 days upon their return from France. From Monday, UK residents who have had two COVID jabs will no longer have to isolate themselves after their return to England from Orange List countries such as Spain, Portugal and Greece. France was supposed […]

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More than 20 dead, dozens missing in severe flooding in Europe

BERLIN (AP) – More than 20 people have died and dozens are missing in Germany and neighboring Belgium after heavy flooding that turned streams and streets into raging torrents, sweeping cars away and causing the collapse of buildings. In recent days, storms in parts of western Europe have overflowed rivers and reservoirs, causing flash floods […]