Texas In Dire Need Of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs)
U.S.A COVID-19

Texas In Dire Need Of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Texas In Dire Need Of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs). The COVID-19 Pandemic has stressed hospital resources. Governor Greg Abbott suspended regulations to increase the amount of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) workers and first responders in Texas during the state’s response to COVID-19. Under the Governor’s direction, local medical directors for licensed EMS providers can permit Read More…

UN Pleads For Early Release Of Eritrean Prisoners
Africa

UN Pleads For Early Release Of Eritrean Prisoners

Reading Time: 2 minutes UN Pleads For Early Release Of Eritrean Prisoners. Over crowed prisons increase infection rates of COVID-19 A UN rights expert has urged Eritrea to reduce the risk of COVID-19 spreading in its overcrowded jails by immediately releasing all political prisoners, low-risk offenders and others such as the sick and elderly who are particularly vulnerable to Read More…

Trump Wrong, Only 5,500 COVID-19 Tests Available To America
U.S.A COVID-19

Trump Wrong, Only 5,500 COVID-19 Tests Available To America

Reading Time: 6 minutes Trump Wrong, Only 5,500 COVID-19 Tests Available To America. The President provided bad information to media U.S. President Donald Trump holds a 5-minute test for COVID-19 from Abbott Laboratories. (Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images) A coronavirus test made by Abbott Laboratories and introduced with considerable fanfare by President Donald Trump in a Rose Garden news Read More…

England Increases Covid-19 Testing To 100K People A Day
Europe

England Increases Covid-19 Testing To 100K People A Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes England Increases COVID-19 Testing To 100K People A Day. Unprecedented mass-scale testing by any country. England will carry out 100,000 tests for coronavirus every day by the end of this month, Health Secretary Matt Hancock pledged today. Increased testing for the Nation Health Service (NHS) will form part of a new 5-pillar plan, bringing together Read More…

GRIMM MILESTONE - 1,000,000 Infected With The Coronavirus
Breaking News Op-Ed

GRIMM MILESTONE – 1,000,000 Infected With The Coronavirus

Reading Time: 2 minutes GRIMM MILESTONE – 1,000,000 Infected With The Coronavirus Worldwide. The deadliest pandemic in modern times We mark a very grim milestone today, there are now more than one million people around the world infected with the Coronavirus disease, according to Worldometer an international team of developers, researchers, and volunteers with the goal of making world statistics available. Covid-19 Read More…

The Government Of Newfoundland Is Broke & Cannot Pay Workers
Atlantic Canada

The Government Of Newfoundland Is Broke & Cannot Pay Workers

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Government Of Newfoundland Is Broke & Cannot Pay Workers. Weeks Away From Total Financial Chaos The Government of Newfoundland & Labrador came within two weeks of being unable to pay its employees in all sectors in mid-April. In March the province was reporting just four cases of COVID-19 when Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball Read More…

Europe

Finland Accepts 175 Refugees In Wake Of The Coronavirus

Reading Time: < 1 minute Finland Accepts 175 Refugees In Wake Of The Coronavirus And Provide 12 Million EURO For Financial Relief On 2 April, the Finnish Government adopted an amendment to the national implementation programme of the EU’s Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF). The amendment concerns how the compensation paid by the European Commission to Finland for the Read More…

Europe Asia

Historic Freetrade Agreement Signed Between Viet Nam And The EU

Reading Time: 2 minutes European Union Signs Historic Freetrade Agreement Viet Nam. The Value Of The Deal Totals $50 Billion The Council of the European Union has approved the ambitious free trade agreement with Viet Nam. Industrial tariffs can thereby soon be eliminated, and binding high standards for climate change mitigation, employee rights and fair competition will be put Read More…

Breaking News

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy To Help Businesses Keep Canadians In Their Jobs

Reading Time: 2 minutes To help Canadians and businesses get through these tough economic times, Prime Minister Trudeau, announced that the Government is proposing to introduce a wage subsidy of 75 per cent for qualifying businesses, for up to 3 months, retroactive to March 15, 2020. This measure, which is a part of the Government of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, Read More…

Breaking News

Trump To Postpone US Elections For One Year

Reading Time: < 1 minute Unconfirmed reports coming from Washington early Wednesday morning indicate that President Trump will be invoking the Elections Emergency Act. He will delay the federal election by one year then tender his resignation after that. A source inside the White House said Republicans are looking to prepare a path for Ivanka Trump to take his place Read More…

Europe COVID-19

Norway To Start Production Of Emergency Ventilators

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Norwegian companies Laerdal Medical and Servi have developed an emergency ventilator in collaboration with the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment that could help to double the number of breathing machines at Norwegian hospitals by the end of May. For some of the most seriously ill coronavirus patients, respiratory assistance is necessary for survival. ‘This is Read More…

Western Canada

Manitoba Suspends Classroom Learning Indefinitely

Reading Time: < 1 minute At the advice of the chief provincial public health officer, Manitoba is suspending classroom learning for kindergarten to Grade 12 students indefinitely for this school year to help ‘flatten the curve’ and reduce the impact of COVID-19 throughout the province, Premier Brian Pallister and Education Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “We must do everything we Read More…

Breaking News

China – Canada Relations Hits Another Crack With An Embargos Of Imports Of Toilet Paper

Reading Time: 2 minutes The solidarity between China and Canada seems to be on a positive roll since the start of the Coronavirus crisis. China has changed its trade policy in relation to goods imported and exported to Canada. On April 1, 2020, it was rumoured that China has agreed to allow imports of Canadian canola to start again, Read More…