Guatemala health officials fired, investigated for corruption

Several officials are accused of conspiring to defraud state funds during the coronavirus pandemic. Two deputy health ministers in Guatemala were fired this week amid revelations of an alleged corruption ring inside the ministry. Rodolfo Galdamez, the technical deputy minister

Fire that started in Rocky View County spreads to Calgary

A grass fire that started in Rocky View County on Tuesday afternoon spread south into Calgary city limits, with crews from both places responding. The Calgary Fire Department said three of its trucks responded to the 16500 block of Panorama

Stranded elk rescued after dropping 30-feet into old mine shaft

Two hikers in Mineral County discovered an elk stranded at the bottom of a 30-foot mine-shaft, and state wildlife staff and sheriff’s deputies rescued the fallen beast. The odd discovery and rescue, in the upper Grande Valley near Creede, happened

Thailand extends foreigners' visas as coronavirus cases slow

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s cabinet approved a second automatic visa extension for foreigners for three more months on Tuesday, in a bid to prevent long queues at immigration centres and stem the spread of the coronavirus. Foreigners whose visas had