US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will hold talks in Brussels today and along with. European and NATO allies will discuss the situation of Ukraine  The US Department of State said : Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will travel to Brussels, Belgium April 13-15. In Brussels, Secretary Blinken will join Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin to consult with our NATO AlliesContinue Reading

The explosion of  La Soufrière volcano in Saint Vincent and the Grenadine has , has left the entire population of the main island without clean water and electricity.  Citing reports from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Stéphane Dujarric added that about 20,000 evacuees on the Caribbean island are currently in need ofContinue Reading

As a result of the explosion of La Soufrière volcano in St Vincent, more people are now fleeing their homes.   The eruption could continue for some time, said Richard Robertson, the lead scientist at the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Center.  “It’s likely that at some point it would quiet down and hopefullyContinue Reading

The WHO has said that there is discrepancy in the receiving of COVID-19 vaccine and low-income countries have received just 0.2 per cent of the vaccines.   The WHO chief Tedros Adhanonom Ghebreyesus, tweeted: “On average in high-income countries 1 in 4 people has received a #COVID19 vaccine. In low-income countries it’s 1 in 500+. Scarcity ofContinue Reading

More than 100 countries and economies have now received COVID-19 vaccines through the UN-partnered equitable coronavirus-busting scheme, COVAX.  According to the World Health Organisation, more than 38 million doses of AstraZeneca, Pfizer-BioNTech and Serum Institute of India-produced shots (one of the AstraZeneca vaccines known as COVISHIELD) have been transported globally soContinue Reading

The President of the crucial upcoming UN climate conference, COP26, Alok Sharma, has said that the world is “a long way off” from meeting the goals of the landmark Paris Agreement on Climate Change.  He made these remarks a global discussion on the ‘green’ transition in sectors such as energy, transport and foodContinue Reading

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said it has found a “possible link” between the AstraZeneca COVID-19 jab and “very rare cases” of blood clots. In a statement, EMA said that EMA’s safety committee (PRAC) has concluded today that unusual blood clots with low blood platelets should be listed as very rare sideContinue Reading

The United States has restored U.S. economic, development, and humanitarian assistance for the Palestinian people. In a statement, Antony Blinken, the US Secretary of State said: “ he United States is pleased to announce that, working with Congress, we plan to restart U.S. economic, development, and humanitarian assistance for the Palestinian people.  This includes $75Continue Reading

The governor of Puerto Rico has said that all those over 16 will be vaccinated against the COVID-19.  Currently, only people 50 years and older as well as anyone 35 to 49 with chronic health conditions are authorized to receive a vaccine. More than 1 million vaccines have been administeredContinue Reading

The United Nations has expressed concerns at the humanitarian situation in Tigray region in Ethiopia.  “In Ethiopia, the humanitarian situation in Tigray remains dire. While there has been substantial improvement in humanitarian access, active hostilities have been reported in the north-western, central, eastern, south-eastern and southern zones.  Some humanitarian partners haveContinue Reading