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ICELAND – Unity and Co-operation

The following points come from an Icelandic church worker. The instructions from the Directorate of Health and the Police were given on television around 60 days in a row, each and every day, the same people.  They were like a coach, planning to fight the battle and win the game. And they managed.  So far.  As of […]

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HUNGARY – Moving out of Lockdown

A team of workers in Hungary share the following information and prayer points:- As of 13 June, Hungary has had 4,077 cases, 565 deaths and 2,516 recovered. On 4 March 2020, the first cases in Hungary were announced. The first coronavirus-related death was announced on 15 March. On the following day, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced the […]

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HAITI – Poverty and the risks of Pandemic

At the time of writing, Haiti’s Health Ministry reported 3,941 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 64 deaths. However international agencies and some human rights activists fear the number is far higher, due to a lack of testing. It has been impossible for many people to follow the measures, particularly in the densely populated slums of […]

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GUYANA

Guyana has been relatively unscathed by the coronavirus. Officially there have been 156 cases and 12 deaths out of a population of nearly 800,000. As with many other countries, the following restrictive measures are currently in place:- All borders, airports, and ports are closed for passengers. All schools are closed. A curfew has been instituted […]

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GUINEA – Battling Spiritual Giants

These prayer requests come from three church leaders and missionaries in the West African state of Guinea:- Since early April, borders, schools, mosques and churches have been closed. There are travel restrictions between the capital Conakry and the interior of the country. But people can be out and about freely; markets and shops are open. […]

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GUATEMALA – Listening to the Spirit

These prayer points come from a Guatemalan church leader. 1. Pray for the president and his cabinet, especially the ministers of Health and Economy, for strength and wisdom in making clear and timely decisions. For the congress, that it does transparent and beneficial legislative work for the country. For the judicial system that imparts justice […]

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GREECE – Growth and Opportunity for the Evangelical Church

Here are the thoughts and prayer requests of four Christian leaders in Greece. Cases: 2,937.  Deaths: 179.  Population: 10.72 million. Greece took swift action, proceeding to lockdown quicker than most European countries.  As a result, the coronavirus has had minimal impact.  All through May the lockdown was gradually lifted, and borders will re-open on June […]

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