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World International News Group
World International News Group

World International News Group

The World International News Group is an independent Vancouver-based news agency that believes news should be accurate, honest, and unbiased.


Mexico Enacts Total Ban on Smoking in Public Places

17 Jan 2023 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

On January 15th, 2023, Mexico enacted a total ban on smoking in public areas alongside a ban on tobacco advertising, amounting to one of the strictest anti-smoking laws in the world. The latest law also places a total ban on displaying cigarettes and...

Japan to Release Water from Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant This Year

16 Jan 2023 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno stated that Japan is planning on gradually releasing over 1,000,000 tonnes of water from the destroyed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear powerplant in either the spring or summer this year. According to the I...

At Least 68 Dead in Nepal Plane Crash

15 Jan 2023 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Just after 11:00 local time, Yeti Airlines flight 691 with service from the Tribhuvan International Airport of Kathmandu to the Pokhara International Airport crashed on landing before catching on fire. The crash site is located about 1.5 kilometers (...

Over 81 Dead in Indian Bridge Collapse

30 Oct 2022 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

At about 18:40 local time, a historic footbridge in the town of Morbi of the Indian state of Gujarat collapsed, plunging dozens of people into the Machuu River below. Local media outlets say that medical officer Atul Prajapati from a nearby state hos...

Somalia Appeals for International Medical Help Following Fatal Twin Car Bomb Attack

30 Oct 2022 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has appealed for international medical assistance following a twin car bomb attack in the capital city of Mogadishu that left at least 100 dead and roughly 300 injured. The first vehicle bomb detonated at about...

Over 2 Dozen Killed in Venezuelan Landslides

10 Oct 2022 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

At least 25 people have been confirmed dead while over 50 others are still missing following torrential downpours that triggered landslides in the town of Las Tejerías, Venezuela. Among the dead are 2 toddlers. Venezuelan media reports say that torre...

Haitian Government Requests for Foreign Military Help To Combat Gang Violence

10 Oct 2022 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

With the authorization of the government, Haitian acting President and Prime Minister Ariel Henry has requested for foreign military support to combat escalating gang violence and civil unrest which has lead to "the risk of a major humanitarian crisi...

Brazil Bans iPhone Sales Without Power Adapter

12 Sep 2022 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

Brazil's Ministry of Justice and Public Security fined Apple Inc. 12,275,000 reais, equivalent to just over 2,400,000 United States dollars at the time of this article's writing, for not including power adapters in their new iPhones. The Secretaria N...

Chinese Couple Arrested for Plotting "Mini-State" in Marshall Islands

11 Sep 2022 2 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

50 year-old Cary Yan and his wife, 34 year-old Gina Zhou, were arrested and and are being charged by the United States Department of Justice for money laundering, foreign corruption, and for bribing officials in the Marshall Islands to attempt settin...

Peru Sues Oil Company for 4.5 Billion Dollars Over Spill

27 Aug 2022 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Peru's consumer protection agency, Indecopi, announced that it will be suing Repsol, a Spanish oil and energy firm, for the equivalent of 3 billion United States dollars in environmental damage and 1.5 billion United States dollars in damages to loca...