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Woman dies from coronavirus in 1st Guyana case

Mar 13, 2020 - 7:30 AM

The woman's family has been quarantined and efforts are underway to trace passengers who traveled on the same flight with her

EMPTY. An empty corridor is viewed at the Terminal 1 section at John F. Kennedy International Airport on March 12, 2020, in New York City. Photo by Kena Betancur/AFP

BRI akhirnya berhasil meluncurkan satelit perbankan pertama di dunia

Jun 19, 2016 - 10:36 AM

Dengan memiliki satelit sendiri BRI mengklaim bisa menghemat biaya operasional senilai 40 persen Selain itu mereka dapat memperluas jangkauan layanan keuangan ke daerah terpencil

LUNCURKAN SATELIT. PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) Tbk akhirnya berhasil meluncurkan satelit perbankan pertama di dunia di French Guyana pada Minggu dini hari, 19 Juni. Satelit yang diberi nama BriSat akan membantu BRI memberikan layanan yang lebih baik. Foto oleh Izmar Patriski/ANTARA

Birth defects in Latin America spark Zika virus panic

Jan 23, 2016 - 10:52 AM

With the sting of a mosquito bite and a fever many pregnant women may not know that they caught the Zika virus – until it strikes their unborn child

ZIKA VIRUS. A pregnant woman stands at her house in a zone of the shanty town of Beco do Sururu, located close to Boa Viagem, the richest neighborhood of city of Recife, Brazil, 22 January 2016. Recife is the Brazilian city with more cases of Zika virus. Photo by Percio Campos/EPA

Venezuela president takes Guyana border dispute to UN chief

Jul 28, 2015 - 4:59 PM

Maduro will defend the rights of Venezuela and defend the country from aggression by the new government of Guyana

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Jul 23, 2015 - 5:00 AM

Caribbean nations to US: Lift 'senseless' Cuba embargo

Dec 08, 2014 - 9:32 AM

The CARICOM meeting along with Cuba s invitation to the Summit of the Americas in Panama in April signals the full integration of Cuba into the Western Hemisphere

The Cuban flag, on October 18, 2012 in Havana. Stringer/AFP

Rare stamp sells for world-record $9.5M

Jun 18, 2014 - 8:23 AM

Bidding began at 4 5 million and it took just two minutes to sell the stamp to an anonymous bidder on the phone says Sootheby s

RECORD SETTING. The British Guyana 1c magenta stamp, which sold for $9.5 million. Image courtesy Wikimedia Commons (public domain)

A few tree species dominate Amazon

Oct 19, 2013 - 11:31 AM

Some experts believe these trees are so common because they were actively cultivated by indigenous people in the area for millennia

AMAZON RAINFOREST. A photograph made available on 04 October 2013 shows the river Tiputini as it passes by the northern border of Yasuni National Park in Ecuador, 16 May 2007. EPA/Cecilia Puebla