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Latest coronavirus: France to send medical teams to help control Covid in Caribbean territories

The spread of the Delta strain of the virus that causes Covid-19 across the United States sparked a wave of state-level proclamations over the weekend regarding mask warrants and vaccinations. The United States averages around 100,000 new Covid-19 infections per day, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, up from 11,000 cases per day at […]

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A country with few asylum seekers wants even fewer

August 7, 2021 SUNTIL, SUN the weather in the south of England brings the scent of sausage barbecues, the quirky tinkle of ice cream vans and inflatable boats filled with asylum seekers. According to BBC, more people have already crossed the Channel this year than during the whole of 2019 or 2020. A new one-day […]

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Parisian chef turns restaurant into local farmers’ market

Published on: 08/06/2021 – 11:52 Amandine Chaignot traded in her hat for an early apron during the first French confinement to support producers and feed Parisians in search of quality products. Its small farmers’ market, a breath of fresh air in times of crisis, has inspired others to follow suit. This is the third installment […]

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This French tycoon overtakes Jeff Bezos to become the richest person in the world

Bernard Arnault, chairman and CEO of French luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton, became the richest person in the world after the net worth of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos fell by $ 13.9 billion in one day. This is not the first time that Arnault has topped the list of the richest in […]

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Reviews | France has brought passes for vaccines. People are not happy.

PARIS – At a time of the year when the French are traditionally divided between the “juillettistes” (who go on vacation in July) and the “augustiens” (who leave in August), the last few weeks have seen hundreds of thousands of people with a single rallying cry: “Freedom! These demonstrators are united against the new French […]

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France takes initiative to pressure people to get vaccinated

PARIS – As Europe and the United States strive to strike an appropriate balance between limiting the Delta variant of the coronavirus and limiting personal freedom, President Emmanuel Macron has paved the way on a narrow path combining a limited constraint to be vaccinated with generalized coercion. Its approach of ordering health workers to be […]

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French restaurants are open but understaffed

STRUGGLER TO FIND Additional staff, the manager of a bar in the Paris region recently asked her sister to drive for an hour to help her on a busy evening, during a televised football match. In a Normandy seaside restaurant, a waitress says they are understaffed because former colleagues can’t stand unsociable work evenings and […]

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France calls Turkish-Cypriot ghost town initiative a “provocation”

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian speaks during a press conference with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the French Foreign Ministry in Paris, France, June 25, 2021. Andrew Harnik / Pool via REUTERS PARIS, July 21 (Reuters) – France on Wednesday criticized the decision of the Turkish Cypriot authorities to partially reopen an […]

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Spain could join France on amber-plus travel list with Covid beta variant rate almost ‘three times higher’

Fears are growing that Spain will be subject to new travel restrictions, as data shows the rates for the beta variant are almost three times higher than those in France, which imposed new rules last week. On Friday evening, the government banned non-quarantine travel from France over concerns over the growing number of cases of […]

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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 […]