World News Headlines – Nov 8th

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    • Jamaican police are going to be introducing special covert operations to collar bandits on motorcycles.

    • Australian authorities say an “unprecedented” number of emergency-level bushfires have threatened the state of New South Wales.

    • Billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg is strongly considering entering the race for the US Democratic Party’s presidential nomination.

    • Guyana’s President David Granger has not set a date for the dissolution of Parliament, in case approvals are needed to access finance in the event of a flood or fire.

    • Brazil has voted for the first time with the United States against an annual UN resolution calling for an end to Washington’s economic embargo on Cuba.

    • Brazil’s top court has voted to overturn a rule about the jailing of criminals – a change which could lead to ex-President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva being freed from custody.

    • Antigua and Barbuda President Gaston Browne is demanding that Harvard University pays reparations to the twin island state for the benefits it derived from Antiguan slaves.

    • Many parts of the UK are currently battling floods after a month’s worth of rain occurred in just 24 hours.