The social explosion in Colombia and the uribism crisis – 06/03/2021 – Latinoamérica21

During the last month, Colombia has experienced moments of great hope, but also of great sadness and uncertainty: on the one hand, the greatest mobilization in the recent history of the country and, on the other hand, a unprecedented state repression. The first mobilizations were organized to demand the dismantling of the reforms with a … Read more

The rise and fall of the wife of El Chapo, the “queen of drug trafficking” who led a life of luxury in New York – 06/03/2021 – Worldwide

Emma Colonel Aispuro sees the world today through the small windows of the William Truesdale Adult Detention Center in Alexandria, Virginia, where she lives in solitary confinement in a small cell. There, according to her lawyer Mariel Colón Miro, she reads “romantic books” to pass the time. The circumstances of the prison contrast sharply with … Read more

Too much tracing, too little vaccine: Australia regains lockdown after “near normal life” – 06/03/2021 – World

With vaccination slow in Australia, the country’s second most populous state, Victoria, has entered custody as the government seeks to control an outbreak of the B.1.617.1 strain, known as the Indian variant and dubbed the Kappa variant by the World Health Organization. (WHO). The fourth lockdown imposed on residents of Melbourne, the state capital, comes … Read more

Some media make mistakes by not distinguishing between mourning and protest – 05/30/2021 – Mathias Alencastro

Respect for those killed in national tragedies is one of the most noble and supreme prerogatives of the Head of State. To show Americans the difference between a statesman and Donald Trump, Joseph Biden organized his entire election campaign around a tribute to the victims of the pandemic. Many of their activities were limited to … Read more

From CNN to World, “tens of thousands” take to the streets against “weakened” Bolsonaro – 05/30/2021 – Nelson de Sá

From CNN to German state news broadcaster Tagesschau, “Tens of thousands protest against Bolsonaro”. Also by newspapers from French Le Monde to English The Guardian, “tens of thousands”. The first led to the statement “It’s more dangerous than the virus” in the title. The second stressed that demonstrators took to the streets of more than … Read more