Marked but resilient, New York cautiously reopens its doors – 20/05/2021 – World

From the Bronx to Staten Island, Chinatown to Fifth Avenue, to Michelin-starred restaurants and humble corner cafeterias, hardware stores and funeral homes, New York made a cautious move to get back to normal on Wednesday (19). Scenes of normality that people remember intermingle with others characterized by caution. It was the moment so many longed … Read more

Chancellor moderates Brazil’s position in Middle East confrontation, marks meeting with Arabs – 05/20/2021 – World

In another example of Itamaraty’s pragmatism under Carlos França, the Brazilian chancellor called on the IDF to exercise “the utmost restraint” in the ongoing conflict in the Gaza Strip and agreed to receive on Friday (21), a delegation of Arab ambassadors in Brasilia. Itamaraty’s position was transmitted in writing to the UN Security Council (United … Read more

Police invade opposition newspaper, arrest journalists in Nicaragua – 5/20/2021 – Worldwide

The office where the newspaper El Confidencial, which opposes Daniel Ortega’s dictatorship in Nicaragua, was surrounded and overrun by police Thursday afternoon (20) in the capital, Managua. There are reports of jailed journalists – photographer and cameraman Lionel Gutiérrez, from the newspaper itself, and officials from AFP and EFE agencies covering the building’s headquarters. The … Read more

BBC apologizes for interview with Princess Diana obtained through lies – 20/05/2021 – World

British channel BBC apologized on Thursday (20) for obtaining in an unclear and unethical manner an interview with Princess Diana (1961-1997) in 1995, in which she revealed intimate details of her marriage that shattered the image of the real family. The station called for a new investigation into the case in November last year, 25 … Read more

I will be a candidate against Bolsonaro, says Lula the French magazine – 20/05/2021 – Nelson de Sá

The new edition of the French weekly publishes that, “to declare his candidacy for the presidential election, Lula chooses the Paris Match”. In the interview, with an excerpt posted online (below) and the full print version, the question and answer: “Are you officially a candidate for the 2022 elections?” “If I am in the best … Read more

Martin Bashir lied to interview Lady Di in 1995, survey finds – 20/05/2021 – Celebrities

Sao paulo Reuters An investigation concluded that British journalist Martin Bashir, 58, of the BBC, had used “fraudulent behavior” to obtain the exclusive and explosive interview with Princess Diana in 1995. The investigation revealed that Bashir had committed a crime. “serious violation” of the broadcaster. The BBC appointed former Supreme Court Justice John Dyson in … Read more

Europe is expanding its openness to tourists; the decision to accept the vaccinated will be for each country – 20/05/2021 – World

The European Council, which brings together the governments of the 27 countries of the European Union, relaxed the rules for accepting tourists from outside the bloc, but left it up to each member state to accept fully vaccinated travelers. The list of countries without travel restrictions will grow, with the new contagion rate limit of … Read more