Suspected COVID-19 vaccine death in focus as mandate trial opens

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, Dec 1, CMC – One person may have died as a result of being injected with the COVID-19 vaccine, Chief Medical Officer Dr Simone Keizer-Beache told the High Court on Wednesday, on day one of the vaccine mandate…


Legislation coming to offer incentives for billion-dollar investments

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Dec 1, CMC – A revised Income Tax Relief Act that gives incentives to investments of US$1 billion or more, is expected to be tabled in Parliament by the next March, according to Minister of Finance and the Public Service,…


Vessel sinks with 900 barrels of diesel fuel

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Nov 30, CMC – The Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries Wednesday said that a barge carrying 900 barrels of diesel fuel sank while demobilising in the Gulf of Paria and that the six-member crew had been…


Death toll in landslide on Italian resort island hits 11

MILAN (AP) — Search teams on Thursday recovered three more bodies buried under mud and debris from a weekend landslide on the Italian resort island of Ischia, raising the death toll to 11. One person remains missing. The Naples prefect…


EU warns Musk to beef up Twitter controls ahead of new rules

LONDON (AP) — A top European Union official warned Elon Musk on Wednesday that Twitter needs to beef up measures to protect users from hate speech, misinformation and other harmful content to avoid violating new rules that threaten…

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