Summit approves agreement for movement of people between Brazil, Portugal and 7 other countries – 07/17/2021 – World

After three years of debates and more than two decades of waiting, the CPLP (Community of Portuguese-speaking countries) approved this Saturday (17) an agreement aimed at facilitating the movement of citizens between nine Portuguese-speaking countries, which can bring benefits to the exchange of students and professionals. The formal approval at the meeting of heads of … Read more

Cuba brings old stories to US, Biden aligns more with Trump than Obama – 07/17/2021 – world

“Communism is a universally bankrupt system, and I don’t see socialism as a very useful substitute.” President Joe Biden made the calculated preamble on Thursday (15), before responding to reporters on possible US actions in light of the crisis and social upheaval in Cuba. So far, Biden has aligned himself much more with Donald Trump … Read more

France protests against demand for vaccine or Covid test in leisure areas – 07/17/2021 – World

Amid the rise in Covid-19 cases in France, thousands of people without protective masks took to the streets of Paris and major French cities on Saturday (17) to protest against the tougher rules determined by Emmanuel Macron. The French president announced earlier this week that it will be necessary to present proof of vaccination or … Read more

Pandemic crime and distracted states in Latin America – 07/17/2021 – Latinoamérica21

Latin America is a peaceful region, but very violent and criminalized. The “peaceful” dimension refers more to the fact that there are no high-level military tensions that threaten regional stability and that there are no real chances of confrontation, despite certain border skirmishes with weak security dilemmas. However, the nature of the region is complex, … Read more

RKI reports nearly 1,500 new cases

The seven-day incidence skyrocketed again. According to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) this Friday morning, it is now 8.6. The day before the value was 8.0 and before that it was 7.1. At the bottom of July 6, there were still 4.9 new infections per 100,000 population in seven days. German health authorities reported 1,456 … Read more