Forest fires in Canada

Fires in Canada: The bar of 10 Million Burned Hectares Crossed

NATURAL DISASTER: A figure that will continue to rise in the coming weeks, according to government data released on Saturday More than 10 million hectares of forests have burned this year in Canada, a figure well above anything the country has ever seen and one that will continue to rise in the coming weeks, according to government data released […]

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Fires in Canada are suffocating Montreal

Fires in Canada: Montreal Suffocates Under the Smoke

470 forest fires are still active in Canada. On Sunday 25th June 2023, the air quality was rated as the worst in the world. Hundreds of firefighters arrive as reinforcements Acrid smoke covered Montreal on Sunday with a veil due to the still active forest fires in Canada, making the city the most polluted air in the world, according to a […]

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Setback for President Lula in Brazil

Brazil: Lula Repudiated by Parliament on the Demarcation of Indigenous Lands

SETBACK: This text establishes that the natives are only entitled to the lands they occupied at the time of the promulgation of the 1988 Constitution. This is a political setback for the Brazilian president. MPs voted on Tuesday a bill limiting the demarcation of indigenous lands. This text, approved by 283 votes against 155, establishes that the natives are […]

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Joe Biden in Ottawa, Canada

Immigration, banking crisis, Iran, China … What to Remember from Joe Biden’s Speech in Canada

Joe Biden announced Friday in Ottawa that Canada and the United States would “work together to discourage illegal crossings” of their shared border. The American president also spoke about the banking crisis, the strikes in Syria and the fears of a delivery of arms from China to Russia. The migration issue was at the heart of the […]

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The BBC has asked journalists not to use TikTok app

TikTok: The BBC Invites its Journalists to Remove the Application from their Professional Phones

SPYING: “If you don’t need TikTok for work, you should delete TikTok,” management said. Concerns of Chinese spying via TikTok continue. After several European and American institutions , the BBC encouraged its staff and journalists to remove TikTok from work phones. The British media giant reports in an article published on its site that staff received an email on Sunday in which the group says they “do not recommend […]

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Coronavirus in Russia: Record number of deaths recorded in 24 hours

Coronavirus in Russia: Record Number of Deaths Recorded in 24 Hours

EPIDEMIC: The increase in coronavirus deaths in Russia is the combined effect of the Delta variant and a sluggish vaccination campaign  A disturbing record. The Russian recorded Thursday 808 deaths caused by the coronavirus Covid-19 in 24 hours, the highest figure since the beginning of the pandemic. A combined effect of the Delta variant and a sluggish vaccination campaign . This report brings to 168,049 the […]

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The United States President, Joe Biden, makes mistake during press conference

New Blunder from Biden: “more than 350 Million Americans Vaccinated” … in a Country of 331 Million Inhabitants

UNITED STATES: Joe Biden once again amused Internet users by talking about the Covid-19 vaccination campaign during a press briefing at the White House on Friday The US President, Joe Biden offered himself one more slip, declaring that “more than 350 million Americans” had been vaccinated against Covid-19. However, the population of the United States does not […]

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Fukushima Reactor No.1, with contaminated water stored in more than 1,000 tanks

Japan to Dump Fukushima Water into Sea after Treatment

The decision by Japan, announced on Tuesday, was denounced by many Asian neighbours, especially because the Fukushima water contains tritium, which is dangerous to health in very high doses. This is the equivalent of more than 400 Olympic swimming pools. Japan will discharge into the sea, after treatment, water from the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant, Prime […]

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Coronavirus in Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro proposes to exchange oil for vaccines

Coronavirus in Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro Proposes to Exchange Oil for Vaccines

BARTER: The country, Venezuela is hit by international economic sanctions which drastically reduce the number of customers for its oil Nicolas Maduro is trying to get around the international sanctions that hit his country’s oil sector. The Venezuelan president on Sunday offered “oil for vaccines” as his country faces a second wave of coronavirus. With this barter proposal, the head […]

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Chile is going back into strict confinement despite high vaccination rates

Despite Having A High Vaccination Rate, Chile is Going Back Into Confinement

Chile is the most advanced country in Latin America for Covid-19 vaccination, but it is facing a sharp upsurge in infections which has led the government to impose new strict confinement on more than 80% of the population. With a third of its population partially vaccinated and 17% having received both doses, Chile is the […]

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