Strike committee announces suspension of acts in Colombia, but people must stay on the streets – 15/06/2021 – World

The National Strike Committee in Colombia announced on Tuesday (15) the temporary suspension until July 20 of the mobilizations that took over the country for more than a month. The protests are expected to continue, however, as the organization does not represent everyone who takes to the streets. Francisco Maltes, one of the committee’s spokespersons, … Read more

End of scorecard in Peru gives Castillo victory, but outcome depends on demands for objection – 15/06/2021 – World

The National Organization of Electoral Processes of Peru (Onpe) announced on Tuesday (15) the end of the counting of votes for the presidential election in the country. The result, which still depends on the National Electoral Jury (JNE), responsible for analyzing the demands to challenge the voting records, gives leftist Pedro Castillo the victory, by … Read more

Far-right march in Israel stirs tensions with Palestinians, injures dozens – 6/15/2021 – world

Thousands of Israelis took part in a march on Tuesday (15) in East Jerusalem. The event, accompanied by a large contingent of police, threatened to rekindle tensions with the Palestinians less than a month after the ceasefire that ended a conflict with hundreds of dead and wounded. Dancing and chanting phrases such as “the people … Read more

Bolsonaro Government Signs Agreement In Support Of NASA Program That Forgets A New Mission To The Moon In 2024 – 6/15/2021 – Science

The Jair Bolsonaro government (no party) signed an agreement on Tuesday (15) in support of a U.S. government program to send a crew to the moon in 2024. According to the Ministry of Science and Technology, the agreement lays down principles and guidelines for international cooperation in space exploration, including peaceful purposes, transparency and data … Read more

China says NATO exaggerates threat of fueling geopolitical dispute – 6/15/2021 – world

China on Tuesday (15) strongly criticized NATO, the military alliance led by the United States, which had approved a statement the day before qualifying the Asian country as a risk to the security of its members. “China calls on NATO to see its development rationally, to stop exaggerating in any way the so-called ‘Chinese threat’ … Read more

Hungary passes law banning pro-LGBT content for children – 15/06/2021 – world

Amid strong criticism from human rights groups and the opposition to Prime Minister Viktor Orb├ín, the Hungarian Parliament on Tuesday (15) approved a law banning the dissemination in schools of content characterized as a means of promoting homosexuality and gender change. The Prime Minister will run for a new term in next year’s elections, in … Read more