Six Years After Colombia Peace Deal, Armed Groups Keep Over 100,000 In Forced Confinements
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Six Years After Colombia Peace Deal, Armed Groups Keep Over 100,000 In Forced Confinements

Reading Time: 2 minutes By: Christian Jepsen The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) calls on the Colombian government and armed groups to negotiate an end to non-state actors’ practice of confining entire communities to their homes or neighbourhoods, preventing them from accessing job opportunities, healthcare, and education. “Imagine being forced to stay in your home by men with guns – Read More…

The Government of Spain Eases Mortgage Burden On Vulnerable Families
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The Government of Spain Eases Mortgage Burden On Vulnerable Families

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Spain Executive branch of government has approved a range of measures to make it easier for more than one million households to pay their mortgages in the face of rising interest rates. In addition, it has promoted the harmonization of the work of forest firefighters and environmental officers. The Council of Ministers has adopted Read More…

The Government Of Spain Approves Draft Law To Protect Corruption Whistleblowers
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The Government Of Spain Approves Draft Law To Protect Corruption Whistleblowers

Reading Time: 3 minutes The text ensures effective protection for those who report breaches of EU and national law. The Executive has also initiated the process to choose the seat of the Spanish Agency for the Oversight of Artificial Intelligence. The Council of Ministers has submitted to the General Courts the draft law regulating the protection of persons who Read More…

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Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (C.U.S.M.A.) Turns 2 Today

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada’s Minister of International Trade meets with the United States Trade representative and Mexico’s Secretary of Economy. Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business, and Economic Development Mary Ng invites Ambassador Katherine Tai, United States Trade Representative, and Tatiana Clouthier Carrillo, Mexico’s Secretary of Economy, to celebrate the second anniversary of The Canada-United States-Mexico Read More…

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Is President Petro The First Step To Change In Colombia?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Petro becomes Colombia’s first left wing President This past Sunday, June 19, 2022- Colombia welcomed its new President, 62-year-old Gustavo Petro, along with Vice President Francia Márquez. A senator and the previous major of Bogota, Petro, won the election by receiving more than 50% of the votes. His political agenda includes addressing the issue of Read More…

Spain President Approves €800 Million Economic Stimulation Plan
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Spain President Approves €800 Million Economic Stimulus Plan

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The monies will be used to strengthen the social economy sector through 9 lines of action involving 12 ministries.  The President of the Government of Spain, Pedro Sánchez, explained the keys to his Strategic Project for Social and Care the Economy (PERTE), to be approved at the next Council of Ministers to configure a ‘hub’ Read More…

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Spain Launches 024, National Helpline For Mental Health

Reading Time: 2 minutes Spain is among several countries that are putting significant resources into mental health services Mental health is a priority objective of Spain’s public policies. It forms part of the Public Agenda to make it visible and end the stigmas and taboos around this illness. Far too many suffer in silence, and it’s time to bring Read More…

Québec Government Opens Office In Bogota, Columbia
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Québec Government Opens Office In Bogota, Columbia

Reading Time: 3 minutes The primarily of the office is to recruit labour and foreign students The Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie and Minister responsible for the Laurentians region, Nadine Girault, today announced the opening of the Quebec Office in Bogota, Colombia. The establishment of this office thus becomes the 34th representation of Québec abroad and the 4th in Latin America and Read More…

Colombia: 274,000 People Affected By Violence In Two Months
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Colombia: 274,000 People Affected By Violence In Two Months

Reading Time: 2 minutes Colombians face a dangerous increase in violence, displacement and humanitarian needs, as they commemorate Victims’ Day tomorrow. By: Milena Ayala, NRC “The surge in conflict and violence has destroyed the promise of peace for many Colombians. The Government and armed groups must come together and agree to end this nightmare for ordinary Colombians, many of Read More…

Spain Tourism Surges To Pre Pandemic Levels
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Spain Tourism Surges To Pre Pandemic Levels

Reading Time: 2 minutes Spain recovered 71% of the international tourists it received before the pandemic In February, Spain regained 71% of the international tourists who arrived in the pre-pandemic period (February 2020), reaching nearly 3.2 million travellers, and the level of expenditure stood at 78%, exceeding 3.7 billion euros. The United Kingdom is the main source market with Read More…

Spain Backs The Adoption Of European Energy Solidarity Against Russia
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Spain Backs The Adoption Of European Energy Solidarity Against Russia

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has seen a united front from around the globe to isolate Russia for its illegal invasion The Third Vice-President of the Government of Spain and Minister for Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge, Teresa Ribera, took part in the extraordinary Energy Council of the European Union, which was held today in Brussels. Read More…

Spain's King Felipe VI Inaugurates New Foreign Ministry Head Office
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Spain’s King Felipe VI Inaugurates New Foreign Ministry Head Office

Reading Time: 2 minutes The new Ministry office is located in Plaza del Marqués de Salamanca (Madrid) The refurbishment of the head office, which was completed in spring 2021, has combined the historical value of the building with improvements in energy efficiency and sustainability. With a surface area of 50,455 square metres, the new head office will accommodate around Read More…

The Revolution Will Be Televised - Gabriel Boric, Chile's Youngest President-Elect
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The Revolution Will Be Televised – Gabriel Boric, Chile’s Youngest President-Elect

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Chile gets their own version of Barack Obama, a President elect that has the peoples best interest at heart. With the election of former U.S President Donald Trump, the world saw a slew of far-right heads of state wanting to rule by dictatorship. Nations saw constitutions destroyed, terrorist attacks on government officials and military coups Read More…

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Spain President Sanchez Commits 500 Million Euros To Renewable Hydrogen

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sánchez presents the PERTE for Renewable Energies, Renewable Hydrogen and Storage that will mobilize 16.37 billion euros President of Spain, Pedro Sánchez has presented the Strategic Project for the Recovery and Economic Transformation (PERTE) of Renewable Energies, Renewable Hydrogen and Storage. This third PERTE will decisively promote “an energy transition designed and manufactured in Spain”. Read More…

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Prime Minister Trudeau to attend North American Leaders’ Summit

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trilateral meeting set with Mexico and U.S President “Our countries are committed to providing a better future for our people, including creating more middle class jobs, building a cleaner economy and tackling climate change, and finishing the fight against COVID-19. I look forward to meeting with my counterparts to discuss a new path for our Read More…

Bitcoin Crashes After El Salvador Adopts It as National Currency
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Bitcoin Crashes After El Salvador Adopts It as National Currency

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Hours after El Salvador made Bitcoin legal tender, the cryptocurrency fell in price. On Tuesday Morning, September 7th, 2021, El Salvador became the first country to adopt Bitcoin as an official currency. The dollar is now legal tender throughout the entirety of the country. Yet despite months of planning, numerous errors occurred on launch day. Read More…

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10,000 Cuban Protestors Are So Hungry, They Ate Their Fear

Reading Time: 3 minutes Thousands of Cubans took to the streets in Havana to protest in one of Cuba’s largest anti-government demonstrations. By Maryam Razzaq Cuba is currently experiencing one of the worst economic crises since the fall of the Soviet Union, which is a direct result of the sanctions imposed by the Trump administration. Cuban civilians shouted slogans Read More…

Europol Nets 1.6 Tonnes of Cocaine & €16.5 Million In Operation Jumita
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Europol Nets 1.6 Tonnes of Cocaine & €16.5 Million In Operation Jumita

Reading Time: 2 minutes Jumita is the the largest cash and seizure from a criminal empire in Spain In many European nations, laws have been passed to decriminalize all drugs in an effort to curb the overflow of the prison population and to further put an emphasis more on treatment instead of incarceration. This model has proven to be Read More…

UK Sets Stage For New Trade Agreements With Canada & Mexico
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UK Sets Stage For New Trade Agreements With Canada & Mexico

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The UK is racing to put trade agreements in place post Brexit With the UK’s messy exit from the European Union (BREXIT), there is a massive void of trade agreements with global partners that still needs to be in place. That being said, priority goes to securing favourable trade agreements with Canada, The United States Read More…

President Biden Begins The Tough Task Of Reuniting Migrant Children With Families
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President Biden Begins The Tough Task Of Reuniting Migrant Children With Families

Reading Time: 2 minutes Biden Administration Begins This Week to Reunite Families Separated Under the Prior Administration Under the Trump administration, immigration was a humanitarian crisis. Immigrants from certain countries were looked upon negatively. Immigrants from African countries were said to be coming from unfavourable destinations, while Mexican immigrants were considered to be murderers and rapist according to former Read More…

Europol Arrest Three Suspected Of Planning Terrorist Attacks Against France
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Europol Arrest Three Suspected Of Planning Terrorist Attacks Against France

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The three suspects were arrested in Spain and are being held in custody In the early hours of 27 April, officers of the Spanish National Police (Policia Nacional) with the support of Europol swooped on the members of a terrorist cell in the city of Granada. A total of three individuals were arrested on suspicion Read More…

Fake COVID-19 Vaccine BNT162b2 On The Rise In Mexico
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Fake COVID-19 Vaccine BNT162b2 On The Rise In Mexico

Reading Time: 2 minutes Falsified COVID-19 Vaccine BNT162b2 identified in the WHO region of the Americas TDS News – The WHO Medical Product Alert refers to falsified COVID-19 Vaccine identified as “BNT162b2” detected in Mexico in February 2021 and recently confirmed as falsified to the WHO. The falsified product was supplied and administered to patients outside authorized vaccination programs. This Read More…