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 minute 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 minute 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 minute 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…

UK Celebrates 25 Years Of Bilingual Education
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UK Celebrates 25 Years Of Bilingual Education

Reading Time: 2 minutes Britain’s Bilingual Education Program with Spain has been crucial to the increase in Bilingual students TDS New – More than 40,000 students are enrolled this year in the Bilingual Education Program (Spanish acronym: PEB) – a pioneering learning project in Spain of an integrated curriculum that is a benchmark in methodological innovation in language teaching. “Teaching and Read More…

Major Efforts By The IOM To Prevent The Spread of COVID-19 Among Indigenous Brazilians
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Major Efforts By The IOM To Prevent The Spread of COVID-19 Among Indigenous Brazilians

Reading Time: 2 minutes IOM Helps Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 among Brazilian Indigenous and Riverside Communities TDS News– Indigenous, rural, and riverside communities in northern Brazil comprise the most vulnerable populations to the spread of COVID-19. Due to economic and transportation restrictions in place across such communities, locals’ access to health, hygiene and cleaning products is limited, making it Read More…

Two Guyanese Fishing Vessels Being Illegally Detained By Venezuelan Navy
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Two Guyanese Fishing Vessels Being Illegally Detained By Venezuelan Navy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gov’t calls for immediate release of fishing crew, vessels detained by Venezuelan navy The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana has confirmed reports that two Guyanese registered fishing vessels – the Lady Nayera and the Sea Wolf – operating off the coast of Waini Point within Guyana’s Exclusive Economic Zone, were Read More…

The Second Dose Of Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine Are Being Issued To Spaniard Citizens
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The Second Dose Of Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine Are Being Issued To Spaniard Citizens

Reading Time: 2 minutes Residents and healthcare professionals of care homes begin to receive the second dose of the vaccine against COVID-19 Araceli Rosario Hidalgo, a resident of the Los Olmos care home in Guadalajara since 2013, born in 1924, and Mónica Tapias, born in 1972, an auxiliary nursing care technician (Spanish acronym: TCAE), have now received both doses Read More…

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Iraqi-Syrian Terror Suspect, Arrest By Spanish Police

Reading Time: 2 minutes The suspect was part of the so-called Islamic State in the Iraqi-Syrian conflict zone. Europol supported an operation of the Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional) leading to the arrest of a member of the so-called Islamic State. The suspect had recently returned from the conflict zone on the border of Iraq and Syria. Two other individuals Read More…

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Argentina Receives the First Shipment of Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 Vaccine

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russia’s Sputnik V was the first confirmed COVID-19 vaccine approved for distribution BUENOS AIRES, Argentina- The first batch of the Sputnik V vaccine developed by Russian scientists from the Gamaleya National Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology with the support of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) has been delivered to Argentina. The issues related to Read More…

Temporary foreign workers will finally get the protection they need
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Temporary foreign workers will finally get the protection they need

Reading Time: 3 minutes Protecting B.C foreign workers will now how great protection under provincial jurisdictions Temporary foreign workers who come to B.C. to work will be better protected now that the employers who want to hire these workers will be required to register with the Province as of Dec. 15, 2020. Employers who wish to hire foreign nationals Read More…

19 Mexican Consortium green lit for COVID-19 vaccine testing and trials
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19 Mexican Consortium green lit for COVID-19 vaccine testing and trials

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mexican government investing heavily in homegrown vaccine trials Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announces that 19 Mexican scientific projects for vaccines and treatments against COVID-19 will receive funding to accelerate their research and development. This will be possible through an integrated fund with resources from the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (Amexcid), foreign entities, Read More…

Trump Administration starts new trade war. This time with Spain and the European Union
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Trump Administration starts new trade war. This time with Spain and the European Union

Reading Time: 3 minutes Trump’s trade wars are text book distractions from his embattled presidency Following the decision by the Trump Administration to maintain the additional tariffs on the export of Spanish and European products – as a result of the Airbus panel of the World Trade Organization – which primarily affect the agri-food sector. Spain’s Government rejects Trump’s Read More…

30 People die every hour in Brazil from COVID-19
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30 People die every hour in Brazil from COVID-19

Reading Time: 3 minutes 2,404,272 Brazilians have recovered from COVID-19 Brazil has surpassed two million recovered from Covid-19. Across the country, 2,404,272 people are cured of the disease. Worldwide, it is estimated that at least 13 million people diagnosed with Covid-19 have already recovered. The number of people cured in Brazil is higher than the number of active cases (805,592), who are Read More…

Covid-19 testing day at Bogota the District Jail
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Covid-19 testing day at Bogota District Jail

Reading Time: 2 minutes To date, no positive case has been presented to the District Prison for Covid-19 The Men’s District Prison and the Women’s Annex held a Covid-19 evidence-taking session for 192 convicted inmates before being transferred to the national penitentiary. The shots were made in compliance with the security protocols contained in the July 14, 2020 Federal Read More…

97.4% of Brazilian municipalities infected with COVID-19
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97.4% of Brazilian municipalities infected with COVID-19

Reading Time: 3 minutes 1.5 million Brazilians have recovered from the COVID-19 As of Wednesday (7/22) Brazil registered 1,532,138 people recovered from the disease. Worldwide, it is estimated that about 7.4 million people diagnosed with Covid-19 have already recovered. The number of people cured is higher than the number of active cases (612,605), who are patients who are under Read More…

Ministry carries out actions for biosafety of taxi drivers
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Ministry carries out actions for biosafety of taxi drivers

Reading Time: 5 minutes Taxi’s are the main mode of transportation for many Colombians Since March 16, 2020,  the District Secretary for Mobility (SDM) has developed a series of actions in conjunction with the Bogota taxi guild to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and join other entities to decrease the speed of virus spread. . These are part of the Pact for life Read More…

Spain pumps another €50 Billion into restarting its economy
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Spain pumps another €50 Billion into restarting its economy

Reading Time: 4 minutes Over €100 Billion has already been allocated to economic relief The Spaniard Government and social stakeholders have signed an Agreement for Economic Reactivation and Employment, a new agreement that lays the foundations to speed up the economic recovery and create quality jobs following the crisis caused by COVID-19. This agreement comes from a vocation to Read More…