(Photo credits: news.bbc.co.uk) Yesterday was the 27th anniversary of the terrible nuclear accident that devastated the lives of the people of Ukraine and beyond. It was the 26th of April, 1986. Still to this day people live in fear of what happened. Many are the areas that remain contaminated, and too many are the… Read More Chernobyl: 27 years later.
(Photo credits: liquida.it) The earthquake falls silent, but the tragedy lasts. Four years ago an earthquake of Richter magnitude 5.8 at a depth of 8 km struck the city of L’Aquila (Italy) and its surroundings in the region of Abruzzo at 3.32 a.m. on the 6th of April 2009. A normal spring day turned… Read More L’Aquila, four years after the earthquake
(Video credits: El Pais) Inflation rates in Argentina are, like other businesses in the country, a rather murky subject. It seems to be another of those “everybody knows but nobody talks” topics. The government says the inflation rate is at approximately at 11.1% while private economists say real inflation is at the scary figure of… Read More Economy Minister refuses to comment inflation in Argentina
(Photo credits: UNICEF) Six ‘baby killers’ procure a daily slaughter of children. These are the six diseases – measles, polio, tetanus, whooping cough, diphtheria and tuberculosis – which,along with poverty and hunger hold the daily record of 19,000 young victims in the spam of five years. These are diseases and conditions that may be prevented… Read More UNICEF fights baby killers
(Photo credits: breakingnews.com) WITH SYRIAN CRISIS THREATENING ENTIRE MIDDLE EAST, UN OFFICIAL URGES ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN PROGRESS New York, Apr 24 2013 4:00PM With a “grim” tragedy unfolding in Syria, the United Nations Political Chief told the Security Council today that at this moment of increased risk across the entire Middle East, rapid action was needed… Read More UN News Centre: Israeli-Palestinian conflict urges progress
(Video’s credits to Laura Zuffi) 25 April 2013 – The streets of The Hague city centre were crowded today when around 300 hundred people were marching protesting against the closures of more than 30 prisons in The Netherlands.
Giorgio Napolitano gave the mandate to Enrico Letta, Secretary Deputy of the Democratic Party (centre-left party), to form the new broad-based government in Italy, made by the centre-right coalition with Berlusconi, the centre Civic Choice with Monti, and the new “revolutionary” party 5 Stars Movement with Grillo. Letta is a member of the Bilderberg Group,… Read More Italy forms new government: more austerity?