The rise in the delta variant raises the question of mask use again, even for those vaccinated. Poor countries could lose US $ 1.4 trillion from the collapse of tourism this year. It is 100 years of the Communist Party of China. This is what you need to know to start the day. Truth first.
Two dead girls found in Miami
The tragedy in Miami is deepening: this Wednesday the bodies of two girls, ages 4 and 10, were removed from the rubble. As search and rescue work continues, investigations continue. The cause of the collapse is still unknown, but a letter sent months before the deadly collapse warned that damage to the building was accelerating after a 2018 report raised concerns about structural damage. This is the latest news.
The rise of the delta variant raises the question of mask use again, even for those vaccinated
Almost all staff at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health are vaccinated against COVID-19. However, they all wear masks to work. These researchers, who are among the most knowledgeable on the subject, are taking no chances. And they advise the rest of the country and the world to exercise the same caution as strains such as the delta variant emerge and spread.
Poor countries could lose $ 1.4 trillion from tourism collapse
The collapse of international tourism due to the coronavirus pandemic could cost the world economy as much as $ 2.4 trillion this year, more than half in developing economies. The uneven deployment of vaccines devastates these countries that rely heavily on foreign visitors. Countries like Turkey, Ecuador and South Africa and islands like the Maldives and Saint Lucia will be among the most affected, according to a report.
100 years of the Communist Party of China
Since the victory of the troops under Mao Zedong in the cruel Chinese civil war in 1949, the Asian giant, with the exception of Taiwan, has been governed by the Communist Party of China, which marks a century of history as an institution this Thursday and 72 years dictating the direction of the country. These are 10 moments that defined the Communist Party throughout this century.
The Trump Organization will be charged with tax crimes
The Manhattan district attorney’s office is expected to indict former President Donald Trump’s company of the same name and its chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg, on Thursday. The indictment will be for tax offenses in connection with a variety of benefits awarded to employees, The Wall Street Journal reported.
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Diana at 60: How would the Princess of Wales have dressed in 2021?
Princess Diana’s wardrobe was immortalized in books, exhibitions, Netflix series, Vogue photo shoots, and even a musical. On her 60th birthday, fashion experts analyze how her penchant for understated, symbolic, and communicative fashion could have been used in today’s world.
HBO Max came to Latin America. These are our recommendations
HBO Max officially arrived in Latin America and the Caribbean. The streaming service offers a wide catalog that includes series, films, documentaries, concerts and presentations of comedic monologues. From “Chernobyl” to “Sex & The City”, here are some recommendations to enjoy.
Gas stations in the US are running out of gas before July 4
When tens of millions of Americans hit the roads this holiday weekend, they will find gasoline at the highest prices in nearly seven years. But many will also find stations that have no fuel at all.
Bill Cosby gets out of prison
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturned the conviction and sentence of Bill Cosby, who has now been released. Cosby had been sentenced in 2018 to 10 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004. It was the first criminal trial of a high-profile celebrity of the #MeToo era.
The number of the day
US $ 2 billion
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will invest more than $ 2 billion in the fight to promote gender equality, including in women’s health and economic empowerment initiatives.
Quote of the day
“I believe that the macho model with which we were raised is in decline”
Chilean singer-songwriter Javiera Mena, who has sung about lesbian love since the beginning, speaks in an interview with CNN about her new job and why she believes that in recent years more artists have made their sexual orientation public.
5 collections of books that cannot be missing in your library
This is your chance to have illustrated editions and complete collections of literary classics.
And to finish…
A flying car completes a 35-minute test flight
A flying car prototype from the company Klein Vision, which transforms from an airplane to a ground vehicle in less than three minutes, completed a test air trip between two cities in Slovakia. It reached a top speed of 190 km / h.