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29th Mar 2020

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Belize to be removed from EU tax haven blacklist

EU finance ministers are set to remove the central American country of Belize from the bloc's blacklist of tax havens in a meeting this week, Reuters reported. The decision is to be formally adopted on Friday. The other eight jurisdictions are expected to remain on the list: Fiji, Oman, Samoa, Trinidad and Tobago, Vanuatu and the three US territories of American Samoa, Guam, and the US Virgin Islands.

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Coronavirus

WHO warning on lockdown mental health

As billions of people are obliged to remain in home quarantine or isolation with possible or proven coronavirus infection, experts agree that these measures can have a negative effect on people's mental health and well-being.

Coronavirus

EU heads struggle to find joint virus response

EU leaders failed to flesh out what the economic response to the corona crisis should look like, but they agreed to build a crisis management system and fight disinformation.

Opinion

Poland's sham presidential election in a pandemic

Declaring a state of emergency is not even an option on the table for Poland's Law and Justice (PiS) chairman Jarosław Kaczyński - as it would render the 10 May election impossible.

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