New Jersey jail entrance blocked to demand release of immigrants

NEW YORK – A group of activists blocked the entrance to the Hudson County jail in New Jersey to demand that immigrants detained at that facility be released rather than transferred to other prisons out of state, away from their families and lawyers. The activists sat on the street, holding...
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Up to 450 migrants arrive by boat to the Spanish coasts in the last hours

Salvamar’s ship in the port of Barbate. Around 450 people migrants have arrived in boats to the coasts of the Balearic Islands, the Canary Islands, the Valencian Community, Andalusia and Murcia in the last hours, including three pregnant women, several minors and also an immigrant who has already died on a boat that arrived in Mogán (Gran Canaria).
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Bangladesh: Muslims, Hindus protest amid religious unrest

The Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka witnessed a second day of unrest Saturday as thousands of Muslims and Hindus staged separate protests. Tensions in the South Asian country escalated on Wednesday after widely circulated footage on social media showed the Islamic holy book of Quran being placed on the knee of a Hindu god during celebrations for the Hindu festival Durga Puja in the eastern district of Cumilla.
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Melbourne to end world’s longest lockdown Friday

Melbourne, which has spent more time than any other city around the world in confinement due to Covid-19, will end the lockdown imposed on it in August on Friday, officials said. Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews said at a press conference on Sunday that the state is set to reach a...

From the protests to the new Constitution, the Chilean journey turns two years

Santiago de Chile, Oct 17 (EFE) .- From the streets filled with massive demonstrations at the beginning of the drafting of a new joint and participatory Constitution: this has been the journey that Chile began two years ago, interpreted by some sectors as a feat democratic and viewed by others with some skepticism.

The Soyuz MS-18 manned spacecraft lands in the Kazakh steppe

Moscow, Oct 17 (EFE) .- The Russian manned Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft landed safely on the Kazakh steppe this Sunday, according to images broadcast live by Russia’s space agency Roscosmos. Aboard the descent capsule, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitski and the members of the first space film expedition, actress Yulia Peresild and...

Leguízamo, the second municipality most affected by deforestation in Putumayo

Leguízamo, the second municipality most affected by deforestation in Putumayo – EFE / FERNANDO BIZERRA / Archive. Leguízamo in Putumayo is one of the municipalities with the largest natural reserves that the country has at the moment, however, due to its very environmental wealth, it is experiencing one of the most serious problems of the ecosystem, deforestation. This place is located in the northwestern part of the Colombian Amazon and due to its location, it is having problems of agricultural expansion in prohibited areas, bad practices of extensive cattle ranching, logging of forests, illegal mining and illicit crops.

Shenzhou-13 crew accesses space station cargo module

Beijing, Oct 17 (EFE) .- The crew of the Chinese spacecraft Shenzhou-13, which this Saturday entered the space station that China is building, today accessed the Tianzhou-3 module, a supply ship that Beijing launched into space on Saturday. last month. The China Manned Mission Space Agency reported today through a...

Lazio inflict first defeat of the season on champions Inter

Felipe Anderson and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic scored late to complete a 3-1 comeback win for Lazio against Serie A champions Inter Milan in Rome on Saturday, as Simone Inzaghi fell to his first league defeat as Inter coach against his former club. Ivan Perisic’s penalty put Inter in front at the...

Blake and Mortimer, 75 years of a story that revolutionized the world of comics

Brussels, Oct 17 (EFE) .- To investigate the hidden dimensions of the first publication of the Blake and Mortimer comic, now 75 years ago, is the objective of the exhibition “The secret of swordfish” that Brussels is hosting to try to vindicate this comic as a precursor to the graphic novel.

The extradition to the US of the presumed front man of Nicolás Maduro led Chavismo to radicalize and suspend dialogue with the opposition

After the extradition to the United States of the Colombian businessman Álex Saab, alleged front man of the Venezuelan president, Nicolás Maduro suspended his dialogue with the opposition last night. The president of Parliament, Jorge Rodríguez, who leads the government delegation, said that he will not travel to Mexico for the next round of negotiations with the opposition.

Cape Verde Extradita to United States to Colombian businessman Álex Saab

Cape Verde Extrado today to the United States to the Colombian businessman Álex Saab, alleged testah of the Venezuelan President, Nicolás Maduro, confirmed EFE sources of the Cabverdian government. The sources pointed out that Saab, who had been arrested in Cape Verde since June 2020, now abandoned the country on...

Uncertainty clouds food systems in poor countries

The fruit section of a supermarket. The rise in international prices of food at its highest level in the last decade and problems in supply chains add uncertainty to food systems, experts warn on World Food Day. The price index for these basic products produced by the UN Food and...