Iran and Venezuela resisted Trump’s policies – 6/20/2021 – Mathias Alencastro

Authoritarian systems are never static and the Islamic Republic of Iran, since its founding in 1979, has always alternated moments of extreme violence (1981-87) and attempts at reform (1997-2000). The recent rise to power of Ebrahim Raisi, an ultra-conservative directly involved in the execution of 5,000 political prisoners in 1988, heralds a new era of … Read more

With a record 66% abstention, the regional election shows a retreat of the ultra-right in France – 20/06/2021 – World

A record abstention of 2 out of 3 voters marked this Sunday (20) the regional elections in France, where the vote is not compulsory. According to an estimate by the Ipsos Institute for France TV, abstention at the national level was 66.1% and reached 70.8% in the Grand Est region. The lowest index is in … Read more

Shooter who threatened virologist found dead in Belgium – 20/06/2021 – world

After a month and three days of intense hunting, the military shooting instructor Jürgen Conings, 46, was found dead this Sunday (20) in Belgium of the greatest Belgian virologists and then disappeared. The main suspicion is that he committed suicide, according to the Federal Public Prosecutor’s Office. possibility already suggested by the police since the … Read more

SBPC holds elections amid paradoxical science in the pandemic scenario – 6/20/2021 – Science

The SBPC (Brazilian Society for the Advancement of Science), the most influential body that brings together researchers in the country, elects its new board this Monday (21) in the face of a paradoxical scenario. On the one hand, the effects of Covid-19 have put scientific research at the center of public debate in Brazil and … Read more

As Brazil has half a million dead, China hits one billion doses – 6/20/2021 – Nelson de Sá

In the first pages of the South China Morning Post in the German Süddeustche Zeitung, the milestone of 500,000 deaths from the coronavirus in Brazil has spread through international news, mingled with demonstrations of “tens of thousands” on Saturday. In the headline of the London Times, “Protests in Brazil as Death Toll Surpasses Half a … Read more

Discover the share of participation of women in politics in different countries of the world – 20/06/2021 – World

Twenty-six years after the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which set the international goal of achieving gender balance in political decision-making, women remain under-represented at all levels of society. power. Find out what is the participation of women in politics in different countries of the world. On average, overall, women together own 25.5% of … Read more

Environmental talks with US freeze, Brazil fears economic retaliation – 06/19/2021 – World

Almost two months after President Joe Biden’s climate summit, environmental negotiations between Brazil and the United States have been frozen. The shutdown coincides with the increase in deforestation in the Amazon and the operation of the Federal Police which affected the Minister of the Environment, Ricardo Salles. The last technical meeting between administration negotiators Jair … Read more