Saturday, February 22, 2020
Antigua Sailing Week

US announces new travel policies to affect Caribbean nationals

The United States has announced new policies that would prohibit residents in New York, including Caribbean nationals, from applying for or renewing special travel...

Coronavirus: No more USA visas

The Coronavirus emergency resulted in the United States suspending the issue of American visas to Chinese citizens. At the same time, the U.S. announced...

First female, lesbian leads Michigan Episcopal diocese

The Michigan diocese of the Episcopal Church has its first female and openly lesbian bishop. The Rev. Bonnie A. Perry was consecrated and ordained Saturday...

Prosecutor: Boy, 4, dead of gunshot believed self-inflicted

A 4-year-old boy died after he was found in a New Jersey home with a gunshot wound believed to have been self-inflicted, authorities said. Police...

Anger and virus cases grow in China with 722 total deaths

The number of confirmed cases of the new virus has risen again in China while fatalities increased to 722 on Saturday, as the ruling...

Winfrey says King not doing well after social media backlash

Oprah Winfrey says her friend Gayle King is facing death threats following a social media backlash caused by an interview with retired WNBA star...

Chinese doctor who blew whistle on coronavirus dies

Chinese doctor Li Wenliang, one of the eight "whistleblowers" who tried to warn other medics of the coronavirus outbreak but were reprimanded by local...

BBC News cutting 450 newsroom jobs

Around 450 jobs will be cut from BBC News under plans to complete its £80 million savings target by 2022. Outlets to be hit by...

Study is halted as HIV vaccine fails test in South Africa

The latest attempt at an HIV vaccine has failed, as researchers announced Monday they have stopped giving the experimental shots in a major study. The...

Coronavirus: First death outside China reported in Philippines

A man has died of the coronavirus in the Philippines, the first confirmed fatality outside China. The patient was a 44-year-old Chinese man from Wuhan,...
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