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Coronavirus: In change of tone, Trump says he's 'all for masks'

作者:admin 2020-07-03

After long resisting wearing a face mask in public during the coronavirus pandemic, US President Donald Trump has now struck a different tone, saying he is in favour of the protective covering.  "I'm all for masks. I think masks are good," Trump told 阅读全文

US unemployment: 5 things to look for in Thursday's jobs report

作者:admin 2020-07-03

With the viral outbreak worsening and unemployment at Depression-era levels, the government will issue on Thursday what will almost surely be another remarkable jobs report. Hiring in June might have reached the highest monthly total on record - thre 阅读全文

Sunbelt's COVID-19 cases spike; some states back off on reopening

作者:admin 2020-07-03

Arizona recorded more coronavirus deaths, infections, hospitalisations and emergency-room (ER) visits in a single day than ever before in a crisis Wednesday across the United States Sunbelt that sent a shudder through other parts of the country and l 阅读全文

Trump officials defend response to Russia-Taliban intelligence

作者:admin 2020-07-03

The Trump administration has stepped up the defence of its response to intelligence assessments that suggested Russia had offered bounties for killing US troops in Afghanistan, with the president's national security adviser saying on Wednesday that h 阅读全文

San Quentin prison sees 600 new coronavirus cases in 5 days

作者:admin 2020-07-03

More than 10,000 people have signed a petition calling for inmate releases from California's prison system amid the coronavirus pandemic that was delivered to Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday afternoon as San Quentin prison saw a 600-case increase 阅读全文

Latin America and Caribbean face worst downturn in 100 years

作者:admin 2020-07-03

The World Bank projects the recession in Latin America and the Caribbean will be the worst downturn since reliable data began in 1901, setting back progress on fighting inequality and poverty. The development institution expects a gross domestic prod 阅读全文

Copper price surges due to global shortage

作者:admin 2020-07-03

The price of copper is shooting up due to a global shortage of the crucial metal. Production has been hit hard as coronavirus cases continue to rise among mine workers in Chile. The country is the world's largest exporter of the metal which is essent 阅读全文

President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of coronavirus shakes Brazil

作者:admin 2020-07-03

The most populous country in Latin America now has more than 1.4 million infections and more than 50,000 COVID-19 deaths. The rate of infection continues to grow, epecially threatening Indigenous communities in the Amazon. But President Jair Bolsonar 阅读全文

Rising violence in Mexico puts pressure on president

作者:admin 2020-07-03

Violence in Mexico has been on the rise for decades, fuelled in part by a flow of illegal firearms from the United States. Much of the blame recently has fallen on Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who was elected on a platform of scali 阅读全文

Mexico 'more violent' and 'worse' two years after AMLO election

作者:admin 2020-07-03

Thousands of triumphant supporters crowded the main square of the Mexican capital two years ago to celebrate the resounding victory of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador - who captured more than half the votes in the presidential election, pledging to impro 阅读全文