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Latin America outbreak: COVID-19 inflicts stark economic losses

作者:admin 2020-07-02

In Latin America, countries still experiencing major outbreaks are imposing tougher lockdowns, others are beginning to lift them. Across the continent, all are facing heavy economic losses from the pandemic. Al Jazeera's Daniel Schweimler reports fro 阅读全文

Immigration judges challenge policy gagging them from free speech

作者:admin 2020-07-02

US immigration judges plan to ask a federal court on Wednesday to strike down a new Justice Department policy barring them from speaking publicly about immigration law or even about how the coronavirus pandemic has affected detained immigrants. The l 阅读全文

Venezuela's Maduro orders EU envoy to leave after fresh sanctions

作者:admin 2020-07-02

Nicolas Maduro, the president of Venezuela, has ordered the head of the European Union mission in Caracas to leave the country, hours after the bloc announced sanctions against 11 Venezuelan officials loyal to the embattled leader. In a televised add 阅读全文

Facebook faces unprecedented advertisement boycott

作者:admin 2020-07-02

The world’s largest social media platform, Facebook, is facing an unprecedented advertising boycott. More than 400 brands say they will stop advertising this month. The campaign aims to force Facebook to crack down on hate speech and racist content o 阅读全文

Amazon deforestation may hurt Brazil's corn yields, study warns

作者:admin 2020-07-02

Deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon and neighbouring savannah may be hurting regional corn yields, according to a new study released on Monday. Roughly one-fifth of Brazil's Amazon has been cleared in the last 50 years, as the country went from bei 阅读全文

NYC votes to shift $1bn from policing to social services

作者:admin 2020-07-02

New York City legislators early Wednesday voted to approve shifting one billion dollars from policing to education and social services in the coming year, acknowledging protesters' demands to cut police spending - but falling short of what activists 阅读全文

COVID-19: Thousands of foreign workers stranded in Chile

作者:admin 2020-07-02

In Chile, thousands of foreign fruit pickers are stranded because their savings have gone and borders remain closed. Many are from Bolivia, which does not have full diplomatic ties because of a long-running territorial dispute with its neighbour. Al 阅读全文

US Democrats demand more information on Russian bounty allegations

作者:admin 2020-07-02

US Democrats say they still have not received enough information about allegations that Russia paid the Taliban to target American soldiers in Afghanistan.The White House maintains President Donald Trump was never briefed on the matter because the in 阅读全文

Hate speech boycott: Over 400 brands to pull ads from Facebook

作者:admin 2020-07-02

Advertisements for more than 400 brands including Coca-Cola and Starbucks are due to vanish from Facebook on Wednesday, after the failure of last-ditch talks to stop a boycott over hate speech on the site. United States civil rights groups have enlis 阅读全文

US buys nearly all stocks of coronavirus drug remdesivir

作者:admin 2020-07-02

The United States has bought nearly all the available global supplies for the next three months of anti-viral drug remdesivir, one of two drugs that have proven to be effective against COVID-19. The US Department of Health Services (HHS) announced on 阅读全文