Between Guyana and Brazil, an uncontrollable border (2/4)

Published on: 06/17/2022 – 11:59 13:00 REPORTERS © FRANCE 24 Every day, nearly 3,000 canoes cross the Oyapock River, which serves as the natural demarcation in South America between Brazil and French Guiana. The banks of the river are the scene of trafficking, illegal immigration and illegal gold panning. Residents are playing cat and mouse … Read more

Drone footage shows crashed plane submerged in Lake Austin

A pilot was injured after a small plane crashed into a lake on Thursday June 16 in Austin, Texas, according to local officials. This footage released by Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services shows the plane almost completely submerged in Lady Bird Lake. Cory Chandler of the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife told a news … Read more

FIFA announces 16 North American cities to host 2026 World Cup

Published on: 06/17/2022 – 05:11 Cheers and sighs were met with FIFA’s announcement of the host cities for the 2026 World Cup. and Toronto. But for some of the cities that were on the bubble, Thursday’s announcement was a misfire. At a watch party in Washington DC, the crowd was sullen when the last of … Read more

In “inhumane” conditions, Bachelet urges Nicaragua to release all detainees — Global Issues

Giving her latest update on the country to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Ms Bachelet said dozens of people remained locked up following the political, human rights and electoral crises of the last four years. Widespread protests erupted in Nicaragua in April 2018 after President Daniel Ortega announced planned social security reforms. … Read more

Haiti must remain “at the forefront” of the international agenda, says the Security Council — Global Issues

She called for increased support for the Caribbean nation, as the prolonged insecurity and protracted political uncertainty, together with the dire economic situation and growing humanitarian needs, are seriously hampering development and undermining peacebuilding efforts. . Briefing the Security Council, Special Representative Helen La Lime called on Member States to provide greater support to #Haiti … Read more

Trump pressured the vice president to illegally cancel the 2020 US election

Published on: 06/17/2022 – 00:38 Donald Trump pressured his vice president to agree to an illegal plot to nullify the 2020 US election and stoked a mob that put his deputy’s life in danger when he refused, officials said on Thursday congressional investigators and former administration aides. The House committee investigating last year’s attack on … Read more

Why Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira risked their lives in the Amazon

Police followed the suspect’s instructions regarding the human remains in the jungle, but forensic analysis to identify them has not yet been completed. “While we are still awaiting final confirmations, this tragic outcome puts an end to the anguish of not knowing where Dom and Bruno are. We can now take them home and say … Read more

Horseshoe crabs invade Delaware beach as spawning season peaks

Horseshoe crabs were seen spawning under a full moon at Delaware Seashore State Park, in a striking video filmed on Tuesday, June 14. A video released by Delaware Seashore State Park shows the crabs. Officials captioned the video, “What a great night last night for our Full Moon Horseshoe Crab Walk!” According to the Delaware … Read more

Horseshoe crabs invade Delaware beach as spawning season peaks

Horseshoe crabs were seen spawning under a full moon at Delaware Seashore State Park, in a striking video filmed on Tuesday, June 14. A video released by Delaware Seashore State Park shows the crabs. Officials captioned the video, “What a great night last night for our Full Moon Horseshoe Crab Walk!” According to the Delaware … Read more

National Weather Service confirms tornado in rural Wisconsin

At least one tornado touched down in rural Wisconsin on Wednesday, June 15, the National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed. Shortly after 4 p.m., the NWS office in La Crosse tweeted that a confirmed tornado was “heading toward Oakdale,” urging area residents to take shelter. Authorities warned residents in northern Juneau County that a “rain-shrouded” tornado … Read more