Bolivia’s first transgender news anchor

Leonie Dorado, 26, is blazing a trail as the first transgender news anchor in Bolivia, a traditionally conservative South American nation. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on … Read more Bolivia’s first transgender news anchor

Grim Reality | Lack of COVID-19 victims’ bodies collection spark protests in Bolivia

COVID-19 is collecting its bloody harvest in the Bolivian city of Cocha-bamba, one of the hardest-hit in the region. Dozens of corpses have been abandoned on the streets, after relatives couldn’t keep them at home any longer, according to local authorities Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook … Read more Grim Reality | Lack of COVID-19 victims’ bodies collection spark protests in Bolivia

Coronavirus updates from around the world – BBC News

The US remains the epicentre of the pandemic, with close to 3 million confirmed cases. In Latin America, the health system is under pressure in Bolivia, Brazil’s cases have passed 1.6 million and the government in El Salvador has delayed reopening the economy. India has recorded almost 700,000 confirmed cases – the world’s third highest … Read more Coronavirus updates from around the world – BBC News

Health Care Workers in Mexico City Protest Deaths of Co-Workers, Lack of PPE

As nations around the world try to get their economies humming again, the number of coronavirus tests coming back positive has turned into the metric to watch. Five percent is the threshold to reopen safely. Ten percent is troubling, twenty percent outrageous. In Mexico, it stands at 50%. The sky-high results are easy to explain … Read more Health Care Workers in Mexico City Protest Deaths of Co-Workers, Lack of PPE

COVID-19: Thousands of foreign workers stranded in Chile

In Chile, thousands of foreign fruit pickers are stranded because their savings have gone and borders remain closed. Many are from Bolivia, which does not have full diplomatic ties because of a long-running territorial dispute with its neighbour. Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from Santiago. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on … Read more COVID-19: Thousands of foreign workers stranded in Chile

Call llama! Bolivian startup offers virtual petting zoo amid tourism halt

As the COVID-19 pandemic halts tourism to Bolivia, a company based in La Paz offers virtual tours and visits with llamas on a video conference app. This unique experience is giving visibility and income to rural communities dependent on tourism. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download … Read more Call llama! Bolivian startup offers virtual petting zoo amid tourism halt

COVID-19 cases in Latin America exceed 2 million

More than two million people across Latin America and the Caribbean are reported to have been infected with the coronavirus. Bolivia has reported more than 23,000 infections and 740 deaths. Its health ministry has suffered a corruption scandal as the health system is at breaking point, with some patients dying in the street because hospitals … Read more COVID-19 cases in Latin America exceed 2 million

COVID-19 and the World of Work & other topics – Daily Briefing (19 June 2020)

Noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Policy Brief/World of Work – Bosnia and Herzegovina – Libya – Syria – Yemen – Sudan – Japan – Nepal – South Sudan – Darfur – Women and Girls in Africa – Venezuela – Bolivia – Sexual Violence in Conflict POLICY BRIEF/WORLD OF … Read more COVID-19 and the World of Work & other topics – Daily Briefing (19 June 2020)

Elections results: General Assembly President, Security Council Non-permanent members, ECOSOC member

The President of the United Nations 74th Session of the General Assembly Tijjani Muhammad-Bande announced today, the results of the elections of the President of the 75th session of the Assembly, non-permanent members of the Security Council and members of the Economic and Social Council. President of the 75th session of the General Assembly Having … Read more Elections results: General Assembly President, Security Council Non-permanent members, ECOSOC member

How to steal an election | NYT admits flaws in report that triggered coup in Bolivia

The New York Times has surprised many of its readers with a major U-turn. Having previously backed a key report into fraud during last year’s Bolivian elections, it now says those findings were incorrect. It was that very report which triggered a coup in Bolivia, toppling the re-elected president, Evo Morales. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 … Read more How to steal an election | NYT admits flaws in report that triggered coup in Bolivia

Yemen Pledging Conference & other topics – Daily Briefing (2 June 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Yemen – Financing for Development – New Policy Brief on COVID-19 and People on the Move – Libya – Syria – Niger – Burkina Faso – Somalia – Ghana – Bolivia – El Salvador – Climate Change – Air Travel – Financial Contributions YEMEN … Read more Yemen Pledging Conference & other topics – Daily Briefing (2 June 2020)

Sexual violence survivor’s journey to justice | Al Jazeera Close Up

After experiencing sexual violence, Vasilisa Komarova succeeds in getting justice through determination. In 2015, Vasilisa Komarova, 39, set off on a lifelong dream: motorcycling off-road across the Americas. Komarova, started in Cuba, then headed for Chile and began to make her way up the Americas to Alaska. It was a dream inspired by growing up … Read more Sexual violence survivor’s journey to justice | Al Jazeera Close Up

Bolivia plane crash kills all on board in Amazon region

A Bolivian air force plane crashed minutes after take-off, killing 2 crew members and 4 Spanish citizens onboard. Defense Ministry said the flight was on a humanitarian mission ferrying passengers to catch a flight in Santa Cruz bound for their homeland. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook … Read more Bolivia plane crash kills all on board in Amazon region

As Aussies find ways to come home from South America, the US faces Easter under lockdown | ABC News

After weeks of uncertainty, dozens of Australians stuck in Peru will soon be back on home soil. Many have made it onto a Qantas flight leaving from the capital, Lima, but others stuck in Argentina and Bolivia haven’t been so lucky. Read more here: https://ab.co/2PTeDpK For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can … Read more As Aussies find ways to come home from South America, the US faces Easter under lockdown | ABC News

Coronavirus mascots keep people off Bolivia streets

The Bolivian authorities are seeking creative ways to educate people about COVID-19. Two people in coronavirus costumes visited a market in the Bolivian capital on April 7 to ask people to respect restrictions on public gatherings and educate them about how the highly contagious disease is spread. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our … Read more Coronavirus mascots keep people off Bolivia streets