Colombia reaches 2 months of chaos in the streets with no prospect of an end to the protests – 03/07/2021 – world

The conqueror Christopher Columbus was one of the victims of the celebrations of the two months of protests in Colombia. Or at least a representation of it. In the coastal town of Barranquilla, last Monday (28), hundreds of people watched the statue get knocked over in the center of town, and the path by which … Read more

The different lives of Isabel Allende – Sylvia Colombo

Being a feminist writer and journalist in 1970s Chile and having the same last name as the president ousted in a military coup wasn’t exactly a comfortable position. Far from there. The challenges, tragedies and life’s achievements of Isabel Allende, 78, to date the world’s best-selling Latin American author (74 million copies of her 24 … Read more

Nicaragua: Ortega and Murillo’s two-tier match – 03/07/2021 – Latinoamérica21

The Nicaraguan government – controlled by President Daniel Ortega, Vice President and First Lady Rosario Murillo, and his Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) party – uses new laws to arrest political rivals and harass independent media ahead of them. elections scheduled for November. Last month, the government arrested five opposition pre-candidates, leaders of the dissident … Read more

Drop in vaccination rate and advance of delta variant eclipse Biden’s July 4 – 07/03/2021 – Worldwide

Joe Biden makes this Sunday (4) the most important and symbolic event of his nearly six months in power. With 1,000 guests at the White House, the President of the United States will officially celebrate the country’s return to normalcy, after 16 months of a pandemic and more than 600,000 deaths from Covid-19. Biden wants … Read more

Marijuana compounds have a paradoxical effect on psychoses – 07/03/2021 – Marcelo Leite

Marijuana (Cannabis sativa) is a fascinating plant, especially for those who focus on its psychological and medicinal effects without prejudice. For example, a molecular study of the compound cannabidiol (CBD) details the biochemical pathways of what has been suggested as a use to combat psychosis. What do you mean, the herb is not contraindicated in … Read more

The ghost of the end of the Soviet Communist Party worries Xi Jinping – 07/03/2021 – Worldwide

In addition to reading works by Mao Tse-tung and Deng Xiaoping, members of the Chinese Communist Party usually watch, on the way to ideological indoctrination, a documentary on the disintegration of the USSR and the collapse of its social structure. power. The film joins Xi Jinping’s efforts to justify the pillars of his regime: a … Read more

Coronavirus, vaccines and truths in the post-truth world – 07/03/2021 – Latinoamérica21

Since the start of 2020, especially after the worsening of Covid-19, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned against infodemia, a phenomenon characterized by the high flow of information. Many of them are accurate and come from reliable sources. But others are false or inaccurate, designed with the deliberate intention of deceiving, confusing and manipulating … Read more

UN Women Forum announces $ 40 billion to tackle gender inequalities – 07/03/2021 – World

The Generation Equality forum, organized by UN Women in partnership with the French and Mexican governments, ended on Friday (2) with a commitment to invest more than 40 billion reais (approximately 200 billion reais) in the fight against gender inequalities for the next five years. Organizers of the event announced that participating governments pledged to … Read more

Angola fears Crivella will turn embassy in South Africa into universal outpost – 02/07/2021 – world

The appointment of Marcelo Crivella (Republicans) as Brazilian ambassador to South Africa has prompted complaints from Angolan government officials, who fear that the former mayor of Rio will turn the diplomatic mission into an outpost of the Church Universal Kingdom of God (IURD) on the African continent. Universal is going through a crisis in Angola, … Read more