Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019

NHI estimated to cost $130M a year

The National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme is now estimated to cost $130 million annually, according to Graham Whitmarsh, managing director of the National Health Insurance Authority. Back in October, Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said NHI would cost taxpayers approximately $100 million a year. “The kind of mature

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Venezuelan opposition's new envoy in Washington Carlos Vecchio, center, accompanied by Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., second from left, Chairman Sen. James Risch, R-Idaho, left, and Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., right, speaks to members of the media following a meeting with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. AP

EU states called on to recognize Venezuela opposition leader

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Parliament is calling on the European Union's member states to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the interim president. The 28-member bloc is still defining its position on the crisis there. The EU legislature approved by a 439-104 margin a resolution

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This June 2018 photo shows protesters walking along Montana Avenue outside the El Paso Processing Center, in El Paso, Texas. Federal immigration officials are force feeding some of the immigrants who have been on hunger strike for nearly a month inside the Texas detention facility, The Associated Press has learned. AP

ICE force-feeding detainees on hunger strike

Federal immigration officials are force-feeding six immigrants through plastic nasal tubes during a hunger strike that's gone on for a month inside a Texas detention facility, The Associated Press has learned. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says 11 detainees at the El Paso Processing Center have

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Christian leaders and character

Over the years there have been multiple incidents of Christian leaders caught in adulterous relationships and other character-related issues. At times the response of the non-Christian public has been that this is a confirmation that there is something wrong with Christianity. People would say that

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