News, December 11th

3rd day of violence in Albania over police curfew killing TIRANA, Albania — New street clashes between demonstrators and police erupted in Albania’s capital Friday, the third day of violent protests over a man’s fatal shooting by police enforcing a virus-linked curfew. Defying a ban on public gatherings due to the pandemic, hundreds of peopleContinue reading “News, December 11th”

News, December 9th

American Indian College Fund and Pendleton Woolen Mills name student Deshawna Anderson as 2020 Tribal College Blanket Contest Winner DENVER — The American Indian College Fund and Pendleton Woolen Mills, the international lifestyle brand headquartered in Portland, Oregon, have selected Deshawna Anderson’s “The Courage to Bloom” as its 2020 Tribal College Blanket Contest winner. AndersonContinue reading “News, December 9th”

News, August 12th

Amazon fires a ‘lie’, says Brazil’s Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said it is a “lie” that fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest, despite data from his own government showing the number of blazes is rising. The far-right leader has faced international condemnation for presiding over huge fires and rising deforestation in the AmazonContinue reading “News, August 12th”

News, August 7th

Brazil decree to provide US$356 million for coronavirus vaccine – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro issued a decree on Thursday (August 6) to provide BRL1.9 billion (US$356 million) in funds to purchase and eventually produce a COVID-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca PLC and Oxford University researchers. Brazil’s Acting Health Minister General Eduardo Pazuello said theContinue reading “News, August 7th”

News, July 26th

Backgrounder: Why is the first U.S. hurricane of this year’s season called Hanna? – The first hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season has made landfall in the U.S. state of Texas on Saturday, with maximum winds of 90 mph and pouring rains, as well as flash flood warnings and stay-at-home advice. The hurricane isContinue reading “News, July 26th”