Brazil set to overtake Italy as country with third-highest coronavirus deaths

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Coronavirus outbreak Brazil records 1,349 deaths in day, with Mexico also registering over 1,000, as Latin American countries seek to reopen Gravediggers wearing protective suits bury the coffin of Läs mer…

Revealed: UK banks and investors' $2bn backing of meat firms linked to Amazon deforestation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Animals farmed Meat industry Investigation uncovers ties between financial institutions and three Brazilian firms connected to environmental destruction Forest fires in the Amazon reached a record high in 2019. Läs mer…

Global report: Mexico and Brazil hit highest daily deaths as Germany spends big on recovery

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Mexico’s daily death toll is twice previous high; Angela Merkel launches €130bn stimulus: China to allow some foreign flights to resume Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus Läs mer…

Missing Mexican congresswoman's body found a month after abduction

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Mexico Anel Bueno, 38, was snatched in Pacific coast town Area important for drug cartels is country’s murder capital Indira Vizcaíno, centre, tweeted of her local party colleague Anel Läs mer…

Brazil official recorded calling black rights movement ‘scum’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The man tasked with promoting black culture by Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has been recorded describing the country’s black rights movement as “scum”. Sérgio Camargo, a fervent Bolsonarista Läs mer…

Oldest and largest Maya structure discovered in southern Mexico

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Site at Aguada Fénix found using lidar aerial laser technology Vast earth platform exceeds volume of Great Pyramid of Giza Scientists using an aerial remote-sensing method have discovered the Läs mer…

Fears Latin America reopening too fast as Brazil’s Covid-19 deaths surge

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Experts have voiced fears that Latin America’s two largest economies are reopening too fast as a record number of Covid-19 deaths left Brazil poised to overtake Italy as the Läs mer…

Justin Trudeau lost for words over Trump handling of George Floyd protests

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Canadian prime minister pauses for 20 seconds before saying: ‘We all watch in horror and consternation what’s going on in the United States’ Live coverage of the US protests Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: India evacuates Covid-19 patients ahead of cyclone as Brazil deaths pass 30,000

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Yemen aid funding falls short by US$1bn; Zoom profits double; global cases pass 6.3m. Follow the latest updates Yemen faces tragedy as aid funding falls short by $1bn China Läs mer…

Voice of defiance: the Mexican radio journalist who refused to be silenced

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; W hen Mexican news anchor Carmen Aristegui was fired from a popular radio show after revealing a presidential scandal on air, it sparked an outpouring of anger and protests. Läs mer…

Peru: at least 20 journalists died from Covid-19 as they covered pandemic

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Peru Country is Latin America’s second worst-hit with more than 164,000 coronavirus cases and 4,500 deaths Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A television journalist interviews Läs mer…

‘Stigmatized, segregated, forgotten’: Colombia’s poor being evicted despite lockdowns

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Global development ‘Stigmatized, segregated, forgotten’: Colombia’s poor being evicted despite lockdowns Authorities are forcing people from homes they say were unlawfully built during a nationwide quarantine A group of Läs mer…

Why can't we leave them alone? The troubling truth about selfies with sloths

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The age of extinction Animals How the trappings of fame are causing problems for the placid mammal that has become a star of internet memes and Instagram The Sloth Läs mer…

Football pitch-sized area of tropical rainforest lost every six seconds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Deforestation Report also warns Australia will experience more extreme fire seasons due to climate crisis Forest clearance by fire near Boca do Acre in the Amazon basin in north-west Läs mer…

Is Bolivia's 'interim' president using the pandemic to outstay her welcome?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Is Bolivia’s ’interim’ president using the pandemic to outstay her welcome? Soldiers walk in a street left empty due to government restrictions after finishing their shifts at checkpoints in Läs mer…

Global report: Wuhan reports no asymptomatic cases for first time

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Chinese city marks recovery milestone; English health officials voice concern over loosened lockdown; Brazil pass 500,000 cases Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The Chinese city Läs mer…

Global report: Wuhan reports no asymptomatic cases for first time

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Chinese city marks recovery milestone; English health officials voice concern over loosened lockdown; Brazil pass 500,000 cases Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The Chinese city Läs mer…

Brazil’s left and right unite to launch pro-democracy manifesto

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brazil Public figures call for unity against Jair Bolsonaro as criticism of president’s handling of coronavirus pandemic grows Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Brazil’s president Läs mer…

Global report: fears of coronavirus surge from US protests as world cases hit 6m

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Coronavirus outbreak The pope warns that people are more important than economies as countries ease lockdowns Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage US leaders have urged Läs mer…