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First COVID-19 vaccines donated by Britain head to Guyana and Belize
LONDON (Reuters) - The first contingent of COVID-19 vaccines donated by Britain to help tackle the pandemic around the world left London's Heathrow airport on Friday bound for Guyana and Belize, the government said.
UPDATE 1-Peru's new Marxist PM says 'don't worry' as chances of radical policy shift rise
LIMA, July 30 (Reuters) - Peru was mired in uncertainty on Friday as bonds tumbled https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/peru-currency-hits-record-low-bonds-fall-new-cabinet-announced-2021-07-30 and the currency hit a low after newly-elected socialist President Pedro Castillo appointed a hard-left Marxist as prime minister while the key post of finance minister remained vacant.
CORRECTED-Rio's homeless brave unprecedented cold
RIO DE JANEIRO, July 30 (Reuters) - As an unusual cold snap stuns residents of Rio de Janeiro, a Brazilian city famous for its sun, sand and sea, the city's homeless have been struggling to sleep through the chill.
Frosts stain Brazil coffee belt, growers see nearly a third of fields hit
VARGINHA, BRAZIL (Reuters) - Flying over the coffee region in the south of top Brazilian producer state Minas Gerais, it is possible to see brownish spots stain large parts of the fields, signs that the worst cold snap in nearly three decades will hurt production for at least the next two crops.
UPDATE 1-Olympics-Volleyball-Poland hand Japan second loss, Brazil hold off U.S.
TOKYO, July 30 (Reuters) - World champions Poland fended off a spirited Japan in men's volleyball to beat the hosts in straight sets while Brazil survived an early scare to triumph over the United States on Friday.
Rio's homeless brave unprecedented cold
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - As an unusual cold snap stuns residents of Rio de Janeiro, a Brazilian city famous for its sun, sand and sea, the city's homeless have been struggling to sleep through the chill.
UPDATE 3-Olympics-Soccer-U.S. and Canada set up semi-final date with shootout wins
TOKYO, July 30 (Reuters) - The United States and Canada set up a mouth-watering semi-final in the women's Olympic soccer tournament with both teams having prevailed in penalty shootouts on Friday.
UPDATE 2-Olympics-Hockey-Argentina, Spain march into men's quarters, India's women win
TOKYO, July 30 (Reuters) - Reigning Olympic champions Argentina reached the quarter-finals of the Tokyo 2020 men's hockey tournament on Friday, sending New Zealand packing with a convincing 4-1 win.
Olympics-Beach Volleyball-Rio champion reaches knockouts, U.S. women top pool
TOKYO (Reuters) - Brazil's Rio 2016 gold medallist Bruno Schmidt and Italian silver medallists Paolo Nicolai and Daniele Lupo booked spots in the Olympic beach volleyball knockouts after winning their final pool matches to finish with three victories each on Friday.
Peru mired in uncertainty as hopes of moderate administration dims
LIMA (Reuters) - Peru was mired in uncertainty on Friday as bonds tumbled and the local currency weakened after newly-elected Socialist President Pedro Castillo appointed hard-left Marxist as prime minister while the key post of finance minister remained vacant.
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