Our right to a healthy climate

The time is ripe for enshrining the right to a healthy environment as a constitutional right. This will be a new right related to the realities of 21st-century living to combat the


No room for complacency

It’s January again, like last year, people are thinking about how school classes will resume, when will restrictions be lifted for bars and restaurants, what sort of normalcy will return after two


COVID19: Tighter restrictions not ruled out

Cyprus may have avoided a fourth lockdown as the government tightened COVID-19 rules, but stricter measures may soon be imposed as Omicron fuels record infections. New Year’s Eve celebrations will be muted

COVID19: Daily cases could soar past 3,000

Following a record 1,925 daily COVID-19 cases, some scientists are concerned that infections could spiral to an astronomical 3,000 in the coming days after holiday gatherings. With scientists suspecting the new, more

COVID19: Health Ministry denies vaccine shortage

The Health Ministry has rejected rumours that Cyprus is running low on COVID-19 vaccines, confirming that authorities are pushing Moderna jabs to balance out a high demand for Pfizer. Reportedly people turning

Probe after patient dies in taxi

Polis Chrysochous residents are in uproar after a fellow elderly villager died in a taxi on his way to the Paphos General Hospital after doctors at the local hospital said they could

New private hospital gets green light

After being given the green light from environmental authorities, a large €50 ml private rehabilitation hospital and care centre to be constructed near the Nicosia state fair. The multi-million project will consist

COVID19: Hospitals creaking at full capacity

Cyprus state hospitals are under increased pressure as COVID-19, seasonal infections and other medical cases push their capacity to the limit. On Wednesday, the State Health Services Organisation (OKYPY) said the influx

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