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IPU Women Still Underrepresented in Parliaments Worldwide

GENEVA - A report coinciding with International Women's Day on Monday finds the number of women parliamentarians globally is increasing, ...

I backed myself and executed my plans: Fabian Allen

St John's [Antigua], March 8 (ANI): After delivering a match-winning performance in the third T20I against Sri Lanka here at ...

Windies defeat Sri Lanka in third T20I

St John's [Antigua], March 8 (ANI): Fabien Allen played an unbeaten knock of 21 runs off just six balls as ...

Spring training roundup: Royals rally to knock off Padres

Kelvin Gutierrez belted a go-ahead two-run homer in the top of the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied ...

Test squad members Thirimanne, De Silva leave for WI

Colombo [Sri Lanka], March 7 (ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) informed that Test squad members Lahiru Thirimanne, Dhananjaya De Silva, ...

Westwood grabs Bay Hill lead as DeChambeau, Conners lurk

Britain's Lee Westwood curled in a 28-foot closing birdie putt after an eagle at 16 to seize a one-stroke lead ...

Sri Lanka Legends defeat Windies Legends

Raipur (Chattisgarh) [India], March 7 (ANI): Sri Lanka Legends got off to a good start in the Road Safety World ...

Minnesota United re-sign captain Osvaldo Alonso

Minnesota United re-signed veteran midfielder and captain Osvaldo Alonso to a new contract Saturday. Terms were not disclosed. The 35-year-old ...

Gavaskar is icon, inspiration for generations : Richards

New Delhi [India], March 6 (ANI): West Indies great Vivian Richards on Saturday termed former Indian batsman Sunil Gavaskar an ...

Sri Lanka's Karunaratne returns for Test series against WI

Colombo [Sri Lanla], March 6 (ANI): Dimuth Karunaratne has made a return to the Test side as Sri Lanka Cricket ...

Syrian community, students in Cuba affirm standing by their homeland

Havana, SANA- Syrian students studying in the Cuban universities, and members of the Syrian Community in Cuba have asserted their ...

Syrian-Venezuelan talks to enhance bilateral relations

Caracas, SANA- Syria's ambassador to Venezuela, Khalil Bitar, discussed with Minister of Ecological Mining Development, Magaly Henriquez Gonzalez, the bilateral ...

Boca Juniors thrash Velez Sarsfield 7-1

BUENOS AIRES, March 7 (Xinhua) -- Sebastian Villa and Gonzalo Maroni scored two goals each as Boca Juniors won 7-1 ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Colombia logs 3,411 new COVID-19 cases

BEIJING, March 8 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Feature: Cuba to continue expansion of digital TV with Chinese standard

by Yosley Carrero HAVANA, March 7 (Xinhua) -- Carlos Cruz, a 59-year-old electrician living on the edge of Havana, likes ...

Venezuela coach Peseiro wary of packed calendar

CARACAS, March 7 (Xinhua) -- Venezuela national team manager Jose Peseiro has expressed concern about looming fixture congestion as the ...

Ecuador registers 1,560 new cases of COVID-19

QUITO, March 7 (Xinhua) -- Ecuador has registered 1,560 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases to ...

Cuba reports 858 new cases of COVID-19

HAVANA, March 7 (Xinhua) -- The Cuban Ministry of Public Health reported four deaths and 858 new cases of COVID-19 ...

Feature: Cubans welcome animal welfare law

by Yosley Carrero HAVANA, March 6 (Xinhua) -- Elisabeth Meade takes care of more than 20 cats at her home ...

Ecuador registers 1,873 cases, 21 deaths from COVID-19 in one day

QUITO, March 6 (Xinhua) -- Ecuador registered 1,873 new infections and 21 more deaths from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), ...

Cuba reports 750 new COVID-19 cases

HAVANA, March 6 (Xinhua) -- Cuban health authorities registered on Saturday 750 new cases and three more deaths from the ...

All-round Fabian Allen helps West Indies clinch series

West Indies 134 for 7 (Simmons 26, Pooran 23, Sandakan 3-29) beat Sri Lanka 131 for 4 (Chandimal 54*, Bandara ...

Covid summer brings Australia back to the field

A couple of pummeled sixes from Glenn Phillips, depositing Adam Zampa's leg breaks well into the outer of the Cake ...

Singapore Press Holdings overhauls wireless network with Aruba - Channel Asia

Singapore Press Holdings overhauls wireless network with Aruba Channel Asia Singapore ...

Barbados Ambassador welcomes CARICOM action on Haiti - Stabroek News

Barbados Ambassador welcomes CARICOM action on Haiti Stabroek News ...

Anti-money laundering- Cayman is held to a higher standard

The FATF argues that Cayman as a major financial centre should be held to a higher standard, in line with ...

Head-on collision sends two to hospital with serious injuries

Two people are in the hospital with serious injuries following an early morning head-on collision. Police say the accident occurred ...

Two arrested in West Bay drugs operation

Two men from West Bay were arrested on Wednesday for drug-related offences. The post Two arrested in West Bay drugs ...

Pink Ladies fashion show and sale raises funds for NCVO

The Annual Pink Ladies Fashion Show and an accompanying sale involving more than 1,000 items of clothing has raised funds ...

Multi-million dollar road projects 'two years in the making'

More than $30 million will be spent to build, widen and expand a network of roads across Grand Cayman over ...

OXYGEN ALARM - Hospitals running low on supplies as COVID admissions climb - Lead Stories

Jamaicas major hospitals are teetering on the very thin edge of collapse as some have either run out oxygen stock ...

Mother witnesses sons killing in Braeton - Lead Stories

A man is now in police custody and his cronies are being sought by the police after they carried out ...

Who killed Kenrick Genas? - Lead Stories

An air of mystery surrounds the death of a man in the Sydenham area of Spanish Town, St Catherine, yesterday. ...

You have to try something - Lead Stories

WESTERN BUREAU: Debbie Baker thought the COVID-19 pandemic would last just a few months and she could live off her ...

Last cry! - Family devastated as help came late for COVID patient - Lead Stories

Need help. Get help. My body is weak. My battery is dead. Those were the piercing, desperate appeals of 32-year-old ...

Selfless centenarian - Muriel Duncans life is marked by giving and assisting others - Lead Stories

One hundred-year-old Muriel Duncan has lived a life dedicated to education and the work of the Lord. Im fine, thank ...

Cayman Eco clean up at the Cayman Islands Humane Society

Cayman Eco initiated a clean up around the playfield opposite The Cayman Islands Humane Society. The post Cayman Eco clean ...

Overseas Students Weather COVID Storm

While the pandemics effects on schooling may have faded into the not-so-distant past here on-island, Caymanian students overseas are still ...

Hands off political posters

Why would Caymanians deface political posters of candidates running for office in the 2021 General Election? People running for office ...

Matthew inspired to change careers

Nineteen-year-old Matthew McLaughlins job as a deckhand disappeared when the tourism sector was hit by the COVID-19 crisis last year. ...

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Cameroonian Women Mark Women's Day with Calls for Political Inclusion

YAOUNDE - In Cameroon, thousands of women are holding events to mark International Women's Day and protesting their lack of ...

Britain Opens Schools; Vietnam Begins Vaccination Campaign

Britain opened all its schools Monday. The openings come as the country has experienced some of its lowest coronavirus death ...

Sinovac vaccines inoculated to SIMC, LGU health workers

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, March 8 (PIA) - The allotted Sinovac vaccines to Southern Isabela Medical Center (SIMC) and San ...

A Year of Pandemic: In Middle East, Coronavirus Compounds Conflict

LONDON - It's almost a year since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic on March ...

Schwartzman claims Argentina Open title

Home favourite Diego Schwartzman beat compatriot Francisco Cerundolo 6-1, 6-2 on Sunday to lift the ATP Argentina Open.It was a ...

Haiti's Doctors, Lawyers Join Pro-Democracy, Anti-Kidnapping Protest

WASHINGTON/PORT-AU-PRINCE - Thousands of Haitians filled the streets of the capital, Port-au-Prince, again Sunday to call on President Jovenel Moise ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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