Ivory Coast lifts suspension of Hershey cocoa sustainability schemes

ABIDJAN (Reuters) – Ivory Coast will lift a suspension imposed this week on cocoa sustainability schemes run by Hershey after the U.S.-based chocolate maker committed to paying a premium aimed at combating poverty among farmers.Slideshow ( 3 images )Ivorian and

‘I am tired of it’: Femicides spark outrage across Guatemala

Guatemala City, Guatemala – Women are leading protests against gender violence and femicides this weekend in Guatemala, where the recent murder of a university student has sparked sorrow, outrage, and calls for action. “It made me scared and sad,” said

France confirms it will read black boxes of downed Ukrainian jet

PARIS/OTTAWA (Reuters) – France said on Friday it would download the black boxes from a Ukrainian airliner downed by an Iranian missile in January, easing a stand-off over where they should be read. France’s BEA crash investigation agency said it

France's coronavirus death rate, new cases slow

PARIS (Reuters) – The growth rate of new confirmed COVID-19 cases in France slowed slightly on Thursday, with health authorities reporting an additional 318 known infections, an increase of 0.2% over 24 hours. The rate of increases in reported deaths