Folha Report Wins South American Migration Journalism Award – 08/18/2021 – Worldwide

The article “Diary of a Refugee: Venezuelan Tells the Experience of Migration in Brazil” was one of the winners of the South American Migration Journalism Prize. The prize is organized by the regional office of IOM (International Organization for Migration), the United Nations agency dealing with the issue. The report, by journalist Flávia Mantovani with … Read more

Covid vaccines produced in Africa exported to Europe – 08/18/2021 – World

Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine was to be one of Africa’s most important weapons in the fight against the coronavirus. The American company has pledged to sell enough doses of its low-cost single-dose vaccine to ultimately immunize a third of the continent’s population. And it would be produced in part by a South African manufacturer, … Read more

The American media did not give deserved attention to Afghanistan until the withdrawal – 08/18/2021 – Lúcia Guimarães

The ongoing horror parade in Afghanistan has US presenters alerting viewers with each new video: the images below are shocking, inappropriate for children. But press attention to the longest war in U.S. history was comparable to that of bored children – until images of bodies falling from planes exploded on the screens. Then the rush … Read more

Biden should have withdrawn from Afghanistan in winter, says former Pentagon adviser – 8/18/2021 – World

The mistakes of the withdrawal of the US military from Afghanistan began with the choice of the date: it should have been done during the local winter, when the snow made it difficult to travel through the mountains, and not in the summer, as it ended up happening, analyzes Michael Rubin, former Pentagon adviser in … Read more