Covid19 North America 

Tourists Threaten to Sue Antigua and Barbuda Over COVID-19 Testing

The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda said legal challenges from tourists arriving in the country would force health officials to change current health and safety protocols. The Prime Minister Gaston Browne revealed that several tourists are threatening legal action over the current mandatory coronavirus testing protocols upon arrival to the islands. Browne said that tourists who tested positive last week did not follow the mandatory quarantine orders and booked flights back to the United States the day after receiving the diagnosis. “Some guests are saying you don’t have the…

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Asia Covid19 

PA announces new lockdown on West Bank amid rising coronavirus cases

The resolution urges Berlin to use its special relations and contacts [to Jerusalem] to express to the Israelite government our concerns and our urgent demand to refrain from an annexation of parts of the West Bank and from the continued expansion of settlements, both of which contradict international law. Unilateral annexation of parts of the West could Jeopardize Israel’s identity as a Jewish and democratic state,as the resolution warns. The state prosecution ombudsman says there are no grounds to reexamine Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit’s role in the so-called Harpaz Affair,…

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Covid19 North America 

John Bolton says he’d be happy to testify in Canada on Huawei exec’s extradition case

Of particular interest are revelations in which Bolton writes Trump connected Meng’s case to a potential U.S. trade deal with China. During an interview that aired Friday, Bolton rejected the idea that politics are involved in the case against Meng, which is based on fraud charges connected to her alleged violation of U.S. sanctions on Iran. “Look, the facts are what the facts are, and I think when you read the book it’s very clear what the purpose of the arrest was,” Bolton told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s “The Current.”…

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Covid19 Europe 

Italian Doctors Arrive in Armenia to Help Fight Covid-19

Eleven Italian medics from the Emergency Response Coordination Center (ERCC) have arrived in Armenia to held fight the Covid-19 pandemic. “This humanitarian step is more than valuable these days, when friendly Italy has not yet fully overcome this epidemic that has plagued the world,” the Armenian Embassy in Italy said. “Italian doctors are coming to Armenia not fully recovered from the great physical and psychological burden have experienced in recent months,” the Embassy added. Medical supplies necessary for the implementation of the mission have also been transported on the same…

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Covid19 Europe 

Spain lifts coronavirus state of emergency and reopens borders

Passengers wearing masks and wheeling suitcases arrived at Madrid’s main airport and French people crossed the border to buy bargain alcohol and tobacco on Sunday as Spain opened its borders to most European countries and ended a state of emergency imposed to contain COVID-19. Spain’s borders are now open to all European Union countries except Portugal, as well as Schengen Area members outside the bloc and the United Kingdom in a much-needed boost to the country’s tourism industry which accounts for more than 12 percent of the economy. British tourists…

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