DW, 15 de abril de 2021
Miles de soldados rusos han sido movilizados en los alrededores de la frontera con Ucrania. De acuerdo con reportes, eso parece más la preparación de una invasión que una maniobra cualquiera. Desde la ocupación de Crimea hace 7 años no había habido una movilización tan grande. Desde Kiev se dice que Moscu buscaría ocupar más zonas. La OTAN ya exigió detener la escalada rusa. ¿Se trata de una amenaza inminente para Ucrania?
According to science journalist Sonia Shah, author of the 2017 book «Pandemic,» the expansion of humans onto more and more of the planet’s land has increased the likelihood of disease outbreaks in two ways. First, as humans move into what were once animal habitats, we end up living closer to animals that might contain dangerous pathogens; and second, as we destroy or alter animal habitats, we’re driving away or killing off animals that once served as a “firewall” between those pathogens and us.
And the human land development driving this trend shows no signs of stopping. Correction: At 4:28 and 4:49 we mistakenly depict the European robin. The species actually responsible for the spread of West Nile virus in North America is the American robin.
17 abril, 2021
por Felipe Sahagún
CHAIRMAN MENENDEZ ANNOUNCES BIPARTISAN COMPREHENSIVE CHINA LEGISLATION
Jersey City, N.J. – Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) today announced a bipartisan agreement on a new comprehensive China legislation for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to take up in the coming days. Entitled the Strategic Competition Act of 2021, the new legislation was negotiated with Committee Ranking Member Jim Risch (R-Idaho) and represents the first major proposal to bring Democrats and Republicans together in laying out a strategic approach towards Beijing – and assuring that the United States is positioned to compete with China across all dimensions of national and international power for decades to come. In unveiling the legislation, Menendez also announced he is convening a legislative business meeting on April 14th for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to take up and vote on the measure. Continuar leyendo →