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July 11, 2017 6:20 AM Colombia president Santos grants Farc members amnesty

Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos has signed a decree granting amnesty to another 3,600 members of the Farc rebel group, which last year reached a peace deal with the government. More than 7,000 rebels in total have been granted amnesty or released from prison as part of their reintegration into Colombian society. The rebels handed all its 7,000 registered 19

July 3, 2017 6:59 PM NHIA owes Korle Bu GHC14 million – CEO reveals

The new Chief Executive Officer of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has revealed that the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) owes the hospital about GHC14 million. Dr Felix Anyah says though management is in talks with the NHIA to retrieve the amount, they intend to employ innovative ways to generate funds for various projects. According to him, the last time the hospital 28

July 1, 2017 2:06 AM The region cannot just stand by as Venezuela veers toward civil war

VENEZUELA’S POLITICAL and humanitarian crisis, which has long been desperate and deadly, this week tipped toward the surreal. On Tuesday, a helicopter swooped over the Supreme Court and interior ministry, dropping grenades and firing shots; President Nicolás Maduro called it a U.S.-backed coup attempt. But no one was injured in the incident, and when the pilot 29

June 27, 2017 5:56 PM Joe Mettle honours veteran gospel singer Yaw Sarpong

VGMA Artiste of the Year, Joe Mettle has honoured veteran gospel singer Yaw Sarpong who has been in the ministry for the past 40 years. “It is important to respect and honour those who have gone ahead of you. When you honour them, God will honour you. You attract the anointing and grace that you value,” said Joe Mettle when he stood in front of a huge crowd 117

June 24, 2017 4:09 PM DECISION TO ACCEPT ‘GITMO 2’ UNLAWFUL

The Supreme Court yesterday ruled that the decision of the previous Mahama-led National Democratic Congress government to allow into the country two terror suspects from the Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, Muhammed Al-Dhuby and Muhammed Bin-Atef, was unconstitutional and a breach of Article 75 of the constitution. The Court in a 6-1 majority, with Justice William 52

June 19, 2017 11:00 PM Trump's Cuba retreat hurts U.S. and Minnesota

A return to the failed policies of the past will not bring change in Cuba. By reversing normalized relations with Cuba, President Donald Trump is unraveling years of work to build ties with a strategically placed neighbor. Instead, he’s choosing a misguided return to strict embargos on travel and trade that failed to achieve U.S. aims for more than half a century 15

June 19, 2017 10:58 PM Poll shows Florida voters don't see new rules improving life for Cubans, Trump approval slips

Florida voters are more supportive of than opposed to President Donald Trump’s new Cuba policies, but neither of his big changes reaches 50 percent support in a new Florida Atlantic University poll. And the vast majority doesn’t think the shift will make life any better for the Cuban people. Few Floridians think the new U.S. policy will make life better 19

June 19, 2017 10:34 PM President Donald Trump chips away at Obama-era policies

Piece by piece, President Donald Trump is making good on his campaign promises and chipping away at President Obama-era policies. Last week, President Trump announced he is cancelling his predecessor's move to normalize relations with Cuba. Mr. Trump slammed the deal in a speech to supporters in Miami, Florida. Rolling back the Cuba policy is just one of Obama-era 19

June 19, 2017 6:25 PM Cuba calls Trump speech on island 'grotesque spectacle'

U.S. President Donald Trump's speech on Cuba was a "grotesque spectacle," but the island's government will continue working towards better relations with the majority of Americans who back detente, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said on Monday. Trump announced a partial rollback of the normalization of relations with Cuba on Friday in Miami 16

June 16, 2017 11:30 PM Rubio’s friendship with Trump blossoms even as he helps investigate the president’s associates

MIAMI — Just before President Trump’s speech here Friday announcing a more restrictive economic policy toward Cuba, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) took the stage for a man he once labeled a “con artist” — and talked about how good it felt to hang out with him. Trump returned the kind words a few minutes later. And when he signed the directive, which had been sought 43