World News Headlines – Oct 21st 🌎


    • Jamaica’s Health Minister says there has been a blatant disregard for the ban of smoking in public spaces, especially by marijuana users.

    • The death toll in Chile is now seven following violent protests sparked by a now suspended metro fare hike, which now has widened to reflect anger over living costs and inequality.

    • Australia’s biggest newspaper rivals have made a rare showing of unity by publishing redacted front pages in a protest against press restrictions.

    • Guyana is looking to enhance security in its capital, after a gold dealer was fatally shot in a robbery attempt last Monday.

    • Bolivian President Evo Morales is set to face a run-off vote on December 15th after failing to secure a fourth consecutive term at Sunday’s general election.

    • British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will again try to put his Brexit deal to a vote in parliament today.

    • Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has apologized to the city’s Muslim community after police fired a water cannon at a major mosque during operations on Sunday night.