Rising number of Hispanics and Asians fuels US population growth – 12/08/2021 – world

The United States has diversified considerably over the past decade, as populations who identify as Hispanic and Asians have increased and the number of people who identify themselves as mixed race (more than one race) has increased, has the Census Bureau reported Thursday. ). The total population has grown considerably more slowly over the past … Read more

Biden’s withdrawal is a humiliation for the West, according to the German FAZ – 12/08/2021 – Nelson de Sá

The New York Times found another point to make, no less embarrassing: “The United States asks the Taliban to spare their embassy in the fight for Kabul.” But the news was different. In the Washington Post, “United States sends thousands of troops to help embassy officials leave.” And in the Financial Times, “The United States … Read more

Would China adopt barriers to Brazilian agro-industry for climatic reasons? – 08/12/2021 – Tatiana Prazères

Could China, the destination of a third of Brazilian agri-food exports, impose trade barriers on it for climatic reasons? The question is not unreasonable, although China’s sustainable development agenda also represents an opportunity for Brazilian agribusiness. In July, Beijing launched the national carbon credit market, which will impose a cost on Chinese companies based on … Read more

Taliban conquer 3rd largest city in Afghanistan, US fears Kabul will fall in 30 days – 12/08/2021 – World

“Districts 9 and 5 have fallen. Hilmand prison was surrounded and all Taliban and Islamic State prisoners were released. The central district has fallen. Taliban flag on the roof of government headquarters, ”said a resident of Herat at 7:15 p.m. (12:15 p.m. EDT) Thursday (12). Twenty minutes later, another inhabitant said the sentence: “It’s definitely … Read more

Taliban denounce US failure to strengthen Afghan armed forces – 08/12/2021 – world

The collapse of the Afghan government attacked by the Taliban, which conquered yet another strategic city in the country on Thursday (12), reveals the failure of the American strategy aimed at increasing the military musculature of the allies in Kabul. The current offensive, launched last Sunday, has seen ten provincial capitals fall into the hands … Read more

Find out who are the leaders of the Taliban, the group trying to seize power in Afghanistan – 12/08/2021 – world

The Taliban, an Islamic extremist group, is moving ever closer to taking control of Afghanistan by force. Since the United States began withdrawing its troops after more than 20 years of war, the rebels have launched a military offensive to regain command of the country, which they led between 1996 and 2001. The group consisted … Read more