Lula and Chico Buarque sign letter to NYT against US embargo on Cuba – 07/22/2021 – World

More than 440 activists, politicians, artists and intellectuals from different countries have signed a public letter addressed to the government of President Joe Biden, which will be published in the American newspaper New York Times this Friday (23). The document criticizes the trade and economic embargo that the United States has imposed on Cuba for … Read more

Colombia accuses former Venezuelan-based FARC soldiers and dissidents of attacking Duque – 22/07/2021 – world

Colombian authorities said on Thursday (22) that the attack on the helicopter in which President Iván Duque was in late June was planned from Venezuela by a former Colombian soldier and dissidents from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). . The presidential plane was shot several times as it approached an airport in the … Read more

NASA probe creates a “portrait” of the inner structure of Mars for the first time – 07/22/2021 – Science

For the first time, the internal structure of a planet other than Earth is being studied using earthquakes. The target is Mars, and the success is that of NASA’s InSight spacecraft, which reached the red planet in November 2018. The lander installed a sensitive seismometer on the surface of the red planet using a robotic … Read more

Argentina Creates Document for Non-Binary People, President’s Son Becomes Symbol of Change – 07/22/21 – World

A day after the officialization of Argentinian identity documents with the possibility of incorporating non-binary documents, the son of President Alberto Fernández, Estanislao, declared that he was going to change his DNI (local ID). “I don’t think of myself as a man, I see myself as a non-binary person,” the 26-year-old said via his Instagram … Read more

United States imposes new sanctions on Cuba after wave of protests on Communist island – 22/07/2021 – World

The US government announced on Thursday (22) new sanctions against Cuba following the protests against the island’s communist regime that erupted on the 11th. According to the US Treasury Department website, sanctions were imposed on a Cuban security official and an Interior Ministry brigade for human rights violations during the crackdown on protests, the largest … Read more

US Ambassador calls on Brazil to present plan to deliver on environmental promises by November – 22/07/2021 – World

In his last days of mandate, the American ambassador to Brazil, Todd Chapman, defended this Thursday (22) that the Brazilian government presents in the coming months – before the world climate meeting – a detailed plan on how the country intends to meet the environmental commitments recently made by President Jair Bolsonaro (non-party). “It’s time … Read more