Venezuela’s dictatorship and opposition seek dialogue for 6th time – 13/08/21 – World

For the sixth time since 2014, the dictatorship of Nicolás Maduro and the Venezuelan opposition have opened a new round of negotiations – now publicized by Norway and carried out in Mexico. The first meeting, behind closed doors, takes place this Friday (13), and the Mexican government says it expects a conclusion within 180 days. … Read more

France will boycott the UN conference against racism; US and UK also say no – 8/13/2021 – Worldwide

The French government announced on Friday (13) that it would not participate in the next meeting of the United Nations Conference against Racism, scheduled for September. France claims the decision was taken because of anti-Semitic statements made at previous meetings. Other countries have also warned the United Nations that they will not participate in the … Read more

Chinese ambassador celebrates imprisonment of Jefferson, who has already committed synophobic attacks – 13/08/21 – Worldwide

Shortly after the arrest of the national president of the PTB, Roberto Jefferson, this Friday morning (13), the Chinese ambassador to Brazil, Yang Wanming, celebrated on a social network. “Have a nice day everyone !!! Wrote the diplomat, who has represented the country in Brazil since 2018 and has also worked in Argentina and Chile. … Read more

Understanding the conflict in Afghanistan and the Taliban offensive to seize power – 08/13/2021 – World

After more than four decades of almost incessant war, the Afghans are living a new critical moment in the history of the country, the offensive of the fundamentalist group Taliban to take, by force, the Afghan government. Two decades after relinquishing command, the extremist militia is approaching the capital, Kabul, leaving a trail of violence … Read more

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala attends free leadership and resilience course – 08/13/2021 – Worldwide

The 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Malala Yousafzai, will participate in the “Certification in Leadership, Learning Capacity and Resilience” course, offered by PUCRS (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul) and UOL EdTech. Free and online, classes take place on August 23 and 25, and the Pakistani activist’s participation will be on day one. … Read more

Brazilian Ambassador ignores French Assembly invitation, indicating lack of cooperation – 13/08/21 – World

Brazilian Ambassador to Paris Luís Fernando Serra ignored a formal invitation from the French National Assembly to attend a hearing on illegal mining in French Guiana. The gesture, according to parliamentarians from the European country, proves the lack of cooperation between Brazil and the French authorities in this area. The National Assembly is the equivalent … Read more

Argentine president to be investigated by quarantined party – 13/08/2021 – world

On July 14, 2020, Argentines were faced with a strict mandatory quarantine determined by presidential decree. It was not possible to hold private meetings, travel or go to bars and restaurants, which were closed. Only workers considered essential could walk more than 500 meters from their homes, and vehicles driving without permission were stopped and … Read more