Postcards podcast – Ade Adepitan: Spain, Nicaragua, Congo

Subscribe to Postcards to make sure you never miss an episode: https://www.playpodca.st/postcards Ade Adepitan grew up in East London, wearing callipers on his legs as a result of childhood polio – and feeling like adventures were things that happened to other people. But then a chance encounter with a wheelchair basketball team turned all of … Read more Postcards podcast – Ade Adepitan: Spain, Nicaragua, Congo

Nicaragua gov’t accused of ‘ignoring’ COVID-19 pandemic

As nations around the world locked down this spring to help contain the coronavirus, Nicaragua’s president assured his country there was nothing to worry about. Schools and businesses remained open as Daniel Ortega encouraged residents to attend concerts, parades and sporting events. Doctors in the country say the situation is now out of control. Al … Read more Nicaragua gov’t accused of ‘ignoring’ COVID-19 pandemic

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

Nicaragua hiding actual COVID-19 death toll: Doctors

Opposition leaders in Nicaragua have accused President Daniel Ortega and the government of covering up coronavirus deaths by ordering burials to be done quickly and at night. The Health Ministry reported 17 COVID-19 deaths, but doctors warn the actual total is much higher. Al Jazeera’s Victoria Gatenby reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – … Read more Nicaragua hiding actual COVID-19 death toll: Doctors

Beijing opposes proposal to invite Taiwan to attend World Health Assembly as observer

China has sounded its opposition to the proposal to invite the Taiwan region as an observer to attend this year’s World Health Assembly. The proposal was raised to WHO by a few countries such as Nicaragua and Swaziland and supported by some U.S. officials. China says the practice lacks legal basis. Subscribe to us on … Read more Beijing opposes proposal to invite Taiwan to attend World Health Assembly as observer

Coronavirus in Latin America: How bad could it get? – BBC News

Compared to Asia, Europe and North America, the coronavirus pandemic came late to Latin America. But now the region is feeling the full effect on its already stretched healthcare systems and economy. Here’s the latest from our reporters from Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia and Nicaragua. Produced by Mohamed Madi Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog

In the papers: Where is Nicaragua’s president?

IN THE PAPERS – Monday, April 13: The Washington Post reports that Nicaragua’s president is missing in action, as health and rights workers deplore the country’s “laissez-faire approach” to the deadly virus. But first, the British press celebrates Boris Johnson’s discharge from hospital. Yet left-wing papers point out that while the prime minister may be thanking National … Read more In the papers: Where is Nicaragua’s president?

Nicaragua’s leaders promote gatherings amid COVID-19 pandemic

Nicaragua’s leadership is promoting mass events such as the football league as no restrictions are in place, despite the country reporting less than 10 cases of the coronavirus. But as Nicaraguans continue to go out, the country’s most important political figure has been conspicuously absent for more than three weeks. Al Jazeera’s John Holman reports. … Read more Nicaragua’s leaders promote gatherings amid COVID-19 pandemic

Daredevil Nik Wallenda walks tightrope over an active volcano in Nicaragua

Daredevil Nik #Wallenda walks tightrope over an active volcano in #Nicaragua. It took him 31 minutes to complete the 500 metre walk across the crater known as “the Mouth of Hell”, in the active #Masaya volcano. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our … Read more Daredevil Nik Wallenda walks tightrope over an active volcano in Nicaragua

Nik Wallenda crosses active volcano in Nicaragua | ABC News

Famed aerialist Nik Wallenda performed one of his most daring feats to date: walking 1,800 feet across the crater of an active volcano on a rope just 1-inch in diameter. https://abcn.ws/2uSCQVI SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc GOOD MORNING AMERICA’S … Read more Nik Wallenda crosses active volcano in Nicaragua | ABC News

Aerialist Nik Wallenda walks tightrope across one of world’s most active volcanoes | Nightline

Wallenda has already walked across the Grand Canyon, Niagara Falls and New York City’s Times Square. His walk across Nicaragua’s Masaya Volcano is his highest and longest feat yet. WATCH NIGHTLINE EPISODES: https://abc.go.com/shows/nightline ALSO AVAILABLE ON HULU: https://hulu.tv/2wSmSrZ #Nightline #NikWallenda #Nicaragua #Volcano #Masaya #Aerialist #DareDevil #Stunt #Tightrope