Category Archive: americas

Protests over death of George Floyd, police killings spread to London, Berlin, Toronto

Street protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis went global over the weekend, as demonstrators in London, Berlin and Toronto gathered under banners declaring that Black Lives Matter and called for… Continue reading

The U.S. Now Has 22 Million People Out Of Work, As 5.2 Million More Americans Filed For Unemployment Last Week

On Thursday, in yet another discouraging unemployment report, the U.S. Department of Labor disclosed that 5.2 million Americans filed for unemployment insurance last week. More than 22 million Americans have lost their jobs since federal and state… Continue reading

‘Chernobyl moment’ or Chinese ascendancy?

While some see the US emerging stronger in the pandemic’s aftermath, others see Asia rising in its wake. If a single English-language media outlet failed to use the phrase “Chernobyl moment” to describe… Continue reading

Covid-19 era esta ¿la pandemia que esperaba la OMS? Seamos positivos frente a la confusión

En septiembre de 2019 publicamos una nota de la OMS que hablaba de uma pandemia similar a la gripe que podría matar 80 millones de personas en sólo 36hs (Leer aquí la nota… Continue reading

Two Years On, Tax Cuts Continue Boosting the United States Economy

December 22 marks 2 years since President Donald J. Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). TCJA’s pro-growth reforms of individual and corporate taxes were the largest tax cut in United… Continue reading

Hong Kong: A different kind of Cold War

Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger believes the US-China rivalry has entered dangerous waters. America and China are in “the foothills of a Cold War,” Henry Kissinger told a Bloomberg News conference… Continue reading

Billionaire David McCourt Is Rethinking Entrepreneurship

Here’s Why You Should Listen: The world is rapidly changing. Business. Media. Politics. Technology. Environment. Demographics. All aspects of our lives—personal and professional—are shifting. According to Irish-American entrepreneur David McCourt, to succeed in these… Continue reading

La OMS alertó de que un virus similar a la gripe podría matar a 80 millones de personas en solo 36 horas

Un informe que emitirá el organismo este mes y del que se conocieron resultados preliminares advirtió que “el mundo no está preparado para una pandemia” y que la amenaza de que un patógeno… Continue reading

UN General Assembly’s High-Level Week to focus on climate, sustainable development

In English: “I told leaders not to come with fancy speeches, but with concrete commitments,” Guterres said UN, September 18. /TASS/. Climate change and the sustainable development agenda for the upcoming decade will… Continue reading