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JAMAICA | US Envoy to Jamaica Donald Tapia apologises for tweets

KINGSTON, October 30, 2020 – It wasn't me, but I take full responsibility says United States Ambassador to Jamaica Donald Tapia as he apologized to Jamaican twitter handlers for controversial tweets made via  his Twitter account which prompted calls for him to be withdrawn for his undiplomatic conduct.

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GUYANA | China, United States, give COVID-19 assistance to Guyana

GEORGETOWN, April 27, 2020 - The government of the Republic of Guyana has received an initial  shipment of Personal Protective Equipment from the People’s Republic of China as well as funding from the government of the United States, in an efforts to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in that country,

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CHINA | Guangzhou bans black people, US Issues Travel Advisory

HONG KONG, China, April 14, 2020 - Africans in Guangzhou, China, say for over a week they have been facing discrimination being evicted from hotels and apartment as health workers have gone door-to-door testing Africans for coronavirus, regardless of whether they show any symptoms, have travelled, or have been in contact with Covid-19 patients.

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China Forecasts slower Economic Growth in 2020 due to Covid-19

Beijing, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) China's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will lose momentum and will only expand between 5.3 and 5.9 percent in 2020, due to strong internal pressures arising from the current Covid-19 coronavirus epidemic, local experts predicted on Saturday.

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IMF Concerned about Impact of COVID-19 Virus on World Economy

RIYADH, February 22, 2020 - Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ms. Kristalina Georgieva today sounded a note of caution to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in Riyadh, that the global health emergency caused by the COVID-19 virus needs global cooperation in order to be contained.

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