Rocked by Covid outbreaks, Copa America opens in Brazil

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Rocked by Covid outbreaks, Copa America opens in Brazil” – below is their description. The #CopaAmerica that almost never was opened Sunday in #Brazil, overshadowed by the desperate search for a last-minute host, sponsor withdrawals and #Covid-19 — including outbreaks on three teams. After more than a … Read more Rocked by Covid outbreaks, Copa America opens in Brazil

Protesters in Argentina demand vaccines and jobs

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Protesters in Argentina demand vaccines and jobs” – below is their description. Argentina’s government has extended pandemic restrictions for another two weeks to contain the spread of the virus, now in its third wave. An average of 600 people are dying every day of COVID-19 and there … Read more Protesters in Argentina demand vaccines and jobs

Argentina’s FM: All Latin American democracies ‘are in crisis’ | Talk to Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Argentina’s FM: All Latin American democracies ‘are in crisis’ | Talk to Al Jazeera” – below is their description. Argentina was once one of the world’s richest countries, but mismanagement and a lack of planning turned it into one of the most volatile of economies. Its foreign … Read more Argentina’s FM: All Latin American democracies ‘are in crisis’ | Talk to Al Jazeera

Anger after Argentina’s president says ‘Brazilians came from the jungle’

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Anger after Argentina’s president says ‘Brazilians came from the jungle’” – below is their description. IN THE PRESS – Thursday, June 10, 2021: European papers greet Joe Biden with a mixture of warmth and suspicion as he embarks on his “test” with European allies. US rival Vladimir … Read more Anger after Argentina’s president says ‘Brazilians came from the jungle’

Nicaragua, Venezuelan Refugees & other topics – Daily Briefing (9 Jun 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Nicaragua, Venezuelan Refugees & other topics – Daily Briefing (9 Jun 2021)” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Secretary-General – Nicaragua – Venezuelan Refugees  – Afghanistan  – Pakistan  – Myanmar  – Central African Republic  – Ethiopia  – Viet … Read more Nicaragua, Venezuelan Refugees & other topics – Daily Briefing (9 Jun 2021)

Brazil’s players say ‘against Copa America’ but won’t boycott

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Brazil’s players say ‘against Copa America’ but won’t boycott” – below is their description. #Brazil’s national footballers said Tuesday they are against hosting the troubled #CopaAmerica, but will not boycott the tournament. The regional championship is being organized on Brazilian soil in a last-minute, pandemic-defying rush after … Read more Brazil’s players say ‘against Copa America’ but won’t boycott

Brian Moore’s Full Contact: Alex Corbisiero on joining the 2013 Lions late – and winning | Podcast

The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Brian Moore’s Full Contact: Alex Corbisiero on joining the 2013 Lions late – and winning | Podcast” – below is their description. Subscribe to Brian Moore’s Full Contact podcast for free: https://www.playpodca.st/fullcontact​​ Ahead of the 2021 British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa, Brian Moore will be … Read more Brian Moore’s Full Contact: Alex Corbisiero on joining the 2013 Lions late – and winning | Podcast

Brazil captain suggests hosts against taking part in Copa America

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Brazil captain suggests hosts against taking part in Copa America” – below is their description. The Copa America may be in jeopardy again. Brazil’s footballers are reportedly discussing a boycott of the tournament which is to be held in their country – although the government and the … Read more Brazil captain suggests hosts against taking part in Copa America

2022 World Cup qualifiers and Copa America to go ahead

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “2022 World Cup qualifiers and Copa America to go ahead” – below is their description. Qualifying games for the Qatar 2022 World Cup are being played across South America, despite rising COVID-19 cases there. The matches come just days before the Copa America tournament kicks off in … Read more 2022 World Cup qualifiers and Copa America to go ahead

Biden Administration to Send 25 Million Doses of U.S. Vaccines Abroad

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Biden Administration to Send 25 Million Doses of U.S. Vaccines Abroad” – below is their description. The U.S. government will send 25 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to foreign countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America, the first time President Joe Biden’s administration has shared shots it could … Read more Biden Administration to Send 25 Million Doses of U.S. Vaccines Abroad

Brazilian court demands Bolsonaro provide info on Copa America

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Brazilian court demands Bolsonaro provide info on Copa America” – below is their description. Despite opposition, President Jair Bolsonaro says Brazil will host the Copa America Football tournament later this month. The tournament was moved from Argentina which is battling rising COVID-19 infections, but so is Brazil, … Read more Brazilian court demands Bolsonaro provide info on Copa America

Criticism, jokes as Copa America moved to Brazil over Covid-19

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Criticism, jokes as Copa America moved to Brazil over Covid-19” – below is their description. When #Covid-19 overwhelmed Argentina too badly to host the South American football championships, officials decided to move the tournament to pandemic-battered #Brazil of all places, drawing criticism from epidemiologists and a flurry … Read more Criticism, jokes as Copa America moved to Brazil over Covid-19

Brazil, not Argentina, to host Copa America, says CONMEBOL

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Brazil, not Argentina, to host Copa America, says CONMEBOL” – below is their description. South America’s soccer federation CONMEBOL said on Monday it would move next month’s Copa America to Brazil, thanking Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro for stepping in after original host Argentina pulled out over surging … Read more Brazil, not Argentina, to host Copa America, says CONMEBOL

Brazil to host Copa America as pandemic-hit Argentina withdraws

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Brazil to host Copa America as pandemic-hit Argentina withdraws” – below is their description. The South American Football Confederation said on Monday it would move next month’s #CopaAmerica to #Brazil, after original host nation #Argentina pulled out at the last minute due to a surge in #Covid-19 … Read more Brazil to host Copa America as pandemic-hit Argentina withdraws

Argentina’s tango dancers protest COVID-19 restrictions

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Argentina’s tango dancers protest COVID-19 restrictions” – below is their description. Tens of thousands of COVID-19 cases continue to be recorded daily in Latin America and the Caribbean. Medical experts warn health systems in the region are at breaking point and vaccines have reached only about five … Read more Argentina’s tango dancers protest COVID-19 restrictions