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U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas hosts a press conference at the Del Rio Port of Entry in Del Rio, Texas, September 20, 2021
2021-10-20, China Daily
WASHINGTON - US Secretary of Homeland SecurityAlejandro Mayorkas has tested positive for COVID-19 despite having been fully vaccinated, his spokesperson said Tuesday....
The Keene Sentinel: Norma Jean (Barna) Elliott gained her angel wings on Oct. 14, 2021, at her home in Keene in the presence of her family. Norma was born in Laconia on Nov. 17, 1951. She was just shy of 70 years old. Norma’s life would seem too short to many, but those of us who...
The Maryville Daily Times: Seven months from now, a group of 15 from AlcoaFirst United Methodist Church will travel to Ecuador, a country in northwestern South America, where they will meet up with a U.S. couple who gave up everything for life on the equator. The couple is Sharon and...
Reuters: QUITO, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Ecuador's attorney general's office on Thursday said it has opened a preliminary investigation against President Guillermo Lasso for tax fraud, after an opposition leader presented allegations against him linked to the...
Public Technologies: ) PetroEcuador awarded fuel oil supply to state-owned PetroChina in a tender that offered new, more flexible payment terms for the first time. The Quito-based company also opened a purchase tender for diesel. PetroChina presented the winning bid of a $2.98/bl...
The Manila Times: QUITO: Ecuador's President Guillermo Lasso on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila)...
The Mercury News: SAN JOSE — A wide-ranging revamp could transform a big-box mall in San Jose into what could become another Santana Row, experts say. The vast redevelopment effort would focus on two sites at the intersection of Saratoga Avenue, Lawrence Expressway and...
The Argus Press: GlobalForecast as of 12:00 GMT Thursday, October 21, 2021 ————— City/Town, Country;Thursday's Weather Condition;Thursday's High Temp (C);Thursday's Low Temp (C);Friday's Weather Condition;Friday's High Temp (C);Friday's Low Temp (C);Friday's Wind...
The Argus Press: GlobalForecast as of 12:00 GMT Thursday, October 21, 2021 ————— City/Town, Country;Thursday's Weather Condition;Thursday's High Temp (F);Thursday's Low Temp (F);Friday's Weather Condition;Friday's High Temp (F);Friday's Low Temp (F);Friday's Wind...
Ruptly: Hundreds rallied in Quito on Wednesday in a show of support for President Guillermo Lasso amid a state of emergency declared earlier in the week due...
Voa News: The United States and Colombia are holding high-level talks Thursday as U.S.Secretary of StateAntonyBlinken wraps up a trip to the region that has included a focus on migration policy and upholding democracy. Blinken told reporters Wednesday after meeting...
Straits Times: QUITO (AFP) - Ecuador's President Guillermo Lasso on Wednesday (Oct 20) refused to testify to a parliamentary committee that is investigating revelations about the 65-year-old in the PandoraPapers leaks. The committee was convened by the opposition-dominated...
New York Times: Secretary of StateAntonyBlinken warned of an eroding trust in democracy in the Western Hemisphere and described challenges posed to open government by authoritarian leaders. ......
Metro USA: By Simon Lewis and Luis Jaime Acosta BOGOTA (Reuters) -Accountability for human rights abuses committed during Colombia’s decades-long conflict and recent anti-government protests are critical to preventing future abuses, U.S.Secretary of StateAntony...