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Nursing the South Asia neighbourhood: India's vaccine diplomacy

India is leveraging its position as a major provider of vaccines to reinforce ties across the South Asian neighbourhood, as it tries to keep China out.

Free shipments of AstraZeneca's vaccine (Haiti Sun)

PCB signs three-year deal with Sony

Lahore [Pakistan], January 24 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has signed a three-year deal with Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) to show all of Pakistan's home international games and also the P (Haiti Sun)

Feature: Havana's students shift to teleschooling amid COVID-19 lockdown

by Yosley Carrero

HAVANA, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- Mauro Cirion, a 13-year-old student who lives in Havana's Bahia district, is learning math at home via televised classes amid the COVID-19 lockd (Haiti Sun)

Democrats Start Reining in Expectations for Immigration Bill

WASHINGTON - It's taken only days for Democrats gauging how far President Joe Biden's bold immigration proposal can go in Congress to acknowledge that if anything emerges, it will likely be signifi (Haiti Sun)

The Biden/Harris Inauguration: When the Wall Becomes a Door

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris leapt into action after taking the oath of office on Wednesday. Biden signed 17 executive orders, dismantling many of Donald Trump's signature p (Haiti Sun)

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0900 GMT, Jan. 23

WASHINGTON -- White House economic adviser Brian Deese said Friday that the United States risks falling into a "very serious economic hole" without decisive action, urging the Congress to approve m (Haiti Sun)

Imran Tahir pulls out of Big Bash League for personal reasons

Former Proteas spinner Imran Tahir has pulled out of the Big Bash League due to personal reasons, according to his franchise the Melbourne Renegades.

The Ren (Haiti Sun)

Reports: Rays agree to send ex-Cy Young winner Snell to Padres (Haiti Sun)

Rihanna and A$AP Rocky spotted together in Barbados

Washington [US], December 27 (ANI): Grammy winner singer and songwriter Rihanna was recently spotted holding hands with American rapper A$AP Rocky on Christmas Eve in Barbados. Following months of spe (Haiti Sun)

From Bean to Bar, Haiti's Cocoa Wants International Recognition

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - Although small in the face of South America's giants, Haiti is slowly developing its cocoa industry, earning better incomes for thousands of farmers and refuting the stereot (Haiti Sun)

Haiti Policeman Released from Jail After Violent Demonstrations

WASHINGTON/PORT-AU-PRINCE - Haitian National policeman Pascal Alexandre is a free man -- for now -- after being conditionally released Friday from the National Penitentiary, where he had been held (Haiti Sun)

US Rapper Kanye West Makes Surprise Visit to Haiti

WASHINGTON - American rap star and third-party U.S. presidential candidate Kanye West visited Haiti on Friday, Haitian President Jovenel Moise announced on Twitter.

"I'm with famous American (Haiti Sun)

Swafford builds 2-shot lead at Corales (Haiti Sun)

Four-way tie for lead at PGA Puntacana Championship

Austrian Sepp Straka soared with an eagle and five birdies on Thursday to join a four-way tie for the lead on seven-under 65 in the PGA Tour's Corales Puntacana Championship.

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How US disease control shaped colonial power politics in the Caribbean

A year ago, it would have seemed bizarre to suggest that a virus could reorder the global balance of power. But today, many are wondering whether the US failure to manage COVID-19 and the aggressiv (Haiti Sun)

Brathwaite and Hope frustrate England in second Test

Kraigg Brathwaite and Shai Hope proved a thorn in England's side once again as the West Indies lost just one wicket on the fourth morning of the second Test at Old (Haiti Sun)

Trump Doesnt Like You

By Henry Cruz

Our current Commander in Chief has been calling people that look like me For a Nerd like me, that's an upgrade. (I'm strongly considering tattooing bad hombre over my belly). I (Haiti Sun)

England victory chances hit after Old Trafford washout

9:47 PM IST

West Indies 32 for 1 (Joseph 14*, Brathwaite 6*) trail England 469 for 9 (dec.) by 437 runs

England need to take 19 wickets in two days if they are to keep their series aliv (Haiti Sun)

Haiti Sentences Mexican Drug Traffickers to 5 Years in Prison

A Haitian judge sentenced Mexican nationals Juan Jose Avila, 38, and Andres Vargas Flores, 43, to five years in prison Wednesday after convicting them of drug trafficking. The men were also fined 2 (Haiti Sun)

Xinhua Photos of the Day (June 21)

Beijing, June 21 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

A worker is busy at the construction site of the Yellow River bridge in Mengz (Haiti Sun)

6th Iranian Ship en Route to Venezuela - Economy news

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - An Iranian cargo ship is expected to dock in Venezuela soon, an arrival that comes shortly after Tehran sent five tankers loaded with gasoline to relieve its fuel-starved South Am (Haiti Sun)

6th Iranian Ship en Route to Venezuela

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - An Iranian cargo ship is expected to dock in Venezuela soon, an arrival that comes shortly after Tehran sent five tankers loaded with gasoline to relieve its fuel-starved South Am (Haiti Sun)

Cuba highlights importance of int'l cooperation amid coronavirus outbreak

HAVANA, June 19 (Xinhua) -- Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno Rodriguez on Friday highlighted the importance of international cooperation and solidarity amid global efforts to address the cor (Haiti Sun)

Costa Rica postpones football final amid new coronavirus outbreak

SAN JOSE, June 19 (Xinhua) -- The final of Costa Rica's first division Clausura football tournament between Saprissa and Alajuelense has been suspended because of a new outbreak of COVID-19 cases, (Haiti Sun)

Ireland name Paul Stirling as vice-captain

3:56 PM IST

Ireland have appointed Paul Stirling as vice-captain, providing support to Andy Balbirnie after he took charge across all formats last year.

Stirling is one of Ireland's mos (Haiti Sun)

Mexican Highway Sinkhole Reveals Fossil-Filled Cave

A sinkhole on a Mexican highway has exposed a water-filled cave teaming with fossils of sea life and rock formations dating as far back as 2.5 million years.

Cave explorers are using the larg (Haiti Sun)

Protesters Demand Guatemala Ease Coronavirus Lockdown Rules

Scores of demonstrators in Guatemala are demanding President Alejandro Giammattei ease coronavirus lockdown restrictions, even as the death toll in the Central American nation tops 400.

A mot (Haiti Sun)

UK firms apologise for slave links

Global protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd are pushing the UK to acknowledge past links to slavery and racism.

In the space of less than 24 hours, insurance marketplace Lloyd's of (Haiti Sun)

West Indies defeat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets, win T20I series

Pallekele [Sri Lanka], Mar 7 (ANI): Shimron Hetmyer and Andre Russell shine as West Indies defeated Sri Lanka by seven-wickets in the second T20I at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here on Fri (Haiti Sun)

Governments Should Fulfill Women's Rights Pledges

(New York) - Governments should mark International Women's Day on March 8, 2020 with moves to expedite progress on gender equality, Human Rights Watch said today. They should plan for concerted act (Haiti Sun)

Virus Fears Grip Markets Again; Stocks, Bond Yields Slide

NEW YORK - Fear dominated financial markets again Thursday, and stocks fell sharply on worries about the fast-spreading virus outbreak. It was the latest shudder in Wall Street's wildest week in mo (Haiti Sun)