Organizers of the act that ended the Capitol invasion worked for the Trump campaign – 22/01/2021 – Worldwide

Some of those responsible for organizing the pro-Donald Trump protest in Washington on the 6th – which resulted in the invasion of Congress – had previously worked on the Republican campaign. The information is part of the responsibility of the campaign itself and was revealed by the Center for Responsive Politics, an entity that analyzes … Read more

EU delays delivery of Oxford / AstraZeneca vaccine – 22/01/2021 – Worldwide

AstraZeneca has warned European Union countries to expect significantly less coronavirus vaccines in their early shipments, in a further blow to the bloc’s vaccination program progress, European officials said. The reduction could well represent more than half of the 100 million doses of the company previously expected by the EU for the first quarter, according … Read more

Ecuador, Argentina and Bolivia: the temptation of delegated leadership – 22/01/2021 – Worldwide

Former Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso is credited in a newspaper article with the phrase that at the governmental level power and function can be transferred, but authority cannot be transferred. One can imagine that Cardoso was referring to the fact that governments are legitimized in their capacity to command, to make decisions and, finally, … Read more

Germany reports first case of variant found in Brazil – 22/01/2021 – Worldwide

A man who traveled from Brazil to Frankfurt presented the first case of infection with the variant that has been called “Brazilian” – a version of Sars-Cov-2 with mutations that make it more contagious, identified in Manaus. The announcement was made on Friday (22) by the state government of Hesse. According to the state’s Department … Read more

the artist’s epitaph – Normalitas

I didn’t know Guillermo. But yes. His face, posthumous presence in the reports of friends on all social networks this week, is completely familiar. We surely crossed into some bar in the historic district of Tarragona, in the heart of the Roman colony with the Mediterranean in the background, the same that Emperor Augusto would … Read more

Membership of Covid vaccine skyrockets in Europe, survey finds – 22/01/2021 – Worldwide

The percentage of people wishing to be vaccinated against Covid-19 has increased to 20 points in two months in the main European countries, according to a study published Friday (22) by the British institute YouGov. At the same time as interest in vaccination grows, however, vaccine doses are lacking on the continent, which is already … Read more