Posts Tagged ‘crisis’

Understanding the Wider Health Crisis is Important for Adequate Response

>>  “Any epidemic anywhere must now be seen as a threat to virtually all countries especially those that serve as major hubs of international travel.” >> “Doctors worldwide are losing some of the most useful and affordable antibiotics.” >>    “At least 333 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases, other than HIV infection, occurred […]

Police in India charge man who appealed for oxygen amid COVID crisis

Police in India have pressed charges against a man who tweeted asking for oxygen. Amid soaring COVID-19 cases, Indians have been using social media to appeal for oxygen supplies, medical equipment and hospital beds. One user on Twitter posted he was in need of an “oxygen cylinder as soon as possible,” contacting a Bollywood actor. […]

Gaza’s COVID crisis: Vaccine shortage, domestic violence and few hospital beds

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US promises ‘additional support’ for Indian Covid-19 crisis amid calls to release unused vaccine doses to hardest-hit nations

After repeatedly ducking queries about whether the US will lift a ban on the export of raw vaccine materials to India, the White House has vowed more support, but was vague on details, as India reported about 350,000 daily cases. Facing a vaccine shortage amid surging infections and a lack of timely oxygen supplies by […]

Covid Crisis- Second wave: Is it an act of God, or is it man-made?

My wife and I have just got our second dose of Covid vaccine. It was a triumphant moment, because there seemed to be an acute vaccine shortage in the country causing fears of its non- availability, coupled with new mutants of Covid spreading the virus like never before. The fear of those who got the […]

The next Middle East crisis will be rising food prices

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As crisis deepens, Pope promises Lebanon visit ‘after a government is formed’

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Everyone is Trying to Help Lebanon Out of the Political Crisis

In Lebanon, the political crisis associated with the inability to form a new government has kept the situation tense and complex. A number of countries have already joined in resolving it, knowing full well that the protracted Lebanese crisis has a very negative impact not only on the situation in this Middle Eastern country, but also […]

Continued lockdowns are a ticking time bomb that will cause a global health crisis in the near future

April 14, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett By continuing to push for lockdowns to ‘protect hospitals’, authorities worldwide are denying millions of cancer sufferers and other seriously ill people essential treatment. This will lead to many unnecessary deaths. It is shocking that in 2021, surgeries for cancer and other critical ailments are being delayed. But […]

The Pandemic: death toll reaches 3 million, crisis deepening in Brazil, India, France

The global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic has topped 3 million people amid repeated setbacks in the worldwide vaccination campaign and a deepening crisis in countries like Brazil, India and France. World Health Organization (WHO) says pandemic is at a critical point. The number of deaths, compiled by Johns Hopkins University, is about equal to […]

US and China commit to tackling climate crisis ‘with seriousness and urgency it demands’

The United States and China have agreed to work with other countries to address climate change days before President Joe Biden is set to host a virtual summit on the issue. The two countries, which represent the world’s two biggest polluters, struck the agreement last week during talks in Shanghai between US climate envoy John […]

US and China agree to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency

The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, agreed to cooperate to curb climate change with urgency, just days before President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leaders to discuss the issue. The agreement was reached by U.S. special envoy for climate John Kerry and his Chinese counterpart Xie Zhenhua […]

Lockdowns Are a Ticking Time Bomb Which Will Cause a Global Health Crisis Soon

April 14, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett By continuing to push for lockdowns to ‘protect hospitals’, authorities worldwide are denying millions of cancer sufferers and other seriously ill people essential treatment. This will lead to many unnecessary deaths. It is shocking that in 2021, surgeries for cancer and other critical ailments are being delayed. But […]

Joe Biden Now Describes Migrant Rush on the Border as a ‘Crisis’

President Joe Biden finally described the rush of unaccompanied minor migrants to the border as a “crisis” on Saturday, despite himself and members of his administration previously refusing to use the word to describe the situation. Biden spoke to reporters about the border crisis after a round of golf at the Delaware Country Club on […]

The Eruption of the Refugee Crisis and the Global Push for Vaccine Passports

SAINT VINCENT, GRENADINE ISLANDS — The controversy erupted on Twitter even as the 32,000-foot-high plume of smoke from Saint Vincent’s La Soufrière volcano was still rising in the sky. The firestorm on American social media platforms over reports that only those vaccinated against COVID-19 would be allowed to evacuate the eastern Caribbean island sheds light […]

US Envoy: Border Talks With Israel Will Help Crisis-Hit Lebanon

US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale speaks after meeting with Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon April 15, 2021. Dalati Nohra/Handout via REUTERS The United States stands ready to facilitate maritime border talks between Lebanon and Israel that will have benefits for the crisis-hit Lebanese economy, […]

Texas Faces New Power Crisis: Prices Soar 10,000% As ERCOT Urges Power Conservation Amid Grid ‘Emergency’

Texas’ power grid operator, Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), which came under immense pressure months ago for mishandling the historic winter storm in mid-February, urged customers Tuesday afternoon to “reduce their electricity use” as a cold front swept through, causing power demand to spike. ERCOT told customers to please “conserve energy at this time. Consumers […]

Globalists Will Need Another Crisis In America As Their Reset Agenda Fails

Op-Ed by Brandon Smith It might sound like “US exceptionalism” to point this out (…and how very dare I), but even if the globalist Reset is successful in every other nation on Earth, the globalists are still failures if they can’t secure and subjugate the American people. As I’ve noted many times in the past, […]

Global Citizens’ Assembly Planned To Address Climate Crisis

Global Citizens’ Assembly Planned To Address Climate Crisis The plan is to launch a core virtual assembly made up of 1,000 people chosen by lottery from around the world to run for several months ahead of U.N. COP26 talks in November. London – People around the world will have a chance to deliberate about responses […]

Understanding India’s Migrant Workers’ Crisis through the Prism of Commodity Fetishism

As the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic intensifies in India, migrant workers are returning back to their villages. Imposition of new restrictions to contain the virus – like the announcement of a night curfew in Delhi – has instilled fears in workers that they will be rendered jobless and get stuck in the industrial […]

Biden’s border czar stepping down as crisis deepens, criticism mounts

President Biden’s border czar is stepping down less than 100 days on the job as a humanitarian crisis among surging migrants deepens and criticism of the administration’s stewardship grow. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan announced Friday afternoon Roberta Jackson’s planned departure at the end of April as the Coordinator for the Southwest Border at the National […]

EU failed to address COVID crisis: Canadian historian

Pointing to populism as a key problem threatening the future of the European Union, a Canadian historian says that the EU has failed to address the COVID crisis. “In Italy and Spain, the numbers were alarming,” David R. Marples tells the Tehran Times. While the majority of countries in Europe are falling short on tracking […]

What are the Consequences of the Suez Crisis?

For an entire week, the giant container ship Ever Given blocked one of the most important waterways in world trade between the East and West: the Suez Canal. This incident not only caused a serious disruption along the transport route, where about 400 ships backed up due to the accident, but also caused serious financial […]

Barrasso: Biden Administration ‘Trying to Hide’ Border Crisis

During this week’s broadcast of FNC’s “Sunday Morning Futures,” Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) discussed his visit to the border with a Republican delegation from the U.S. Senate. The Wyoming Republican gave a very dire assessment of the situation and suggested the Biden administration was attempting to hide what he called both a humanitarian crisis and […]

Infrastructure Plan Doesn’t Come Close To Tackling The Housing Crisis

Infrastructure Plan Doesn’t Come Close To Tackling The Housing Crisis Above photo: Activists outside a homeless camp in Philadelphia on September 9, 2020. Cory Clark/NurPhoto via Getty Images. There is no safety net for housing, making any assistance during economic recessions difficult to deliver. The spending plans that the Biden administration released this week laid […]

Brazil’s Political Crisis

Brazil’s political atmosphere is unstable. On 30 March, 2021, the commanders of the Brazilian army, navy and air force – Gen Edson Leal Pujol, Adm Ilques Barbosa and Lt-Brig Antônio Carlos Bermudez – resigned from their posts in a historic move not seen since 1977 during the country’s military dictatorship. According to an official notice by […]

Will the Suez Canal Ship Crisis Renew Push for Israeli Red-Med Rail Link?

A general view shows seagulls in Ashdod port, as a storm approaches Israel’s shores, Jan. 4, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Amir Cohen / File. Israel has long sought to connect the Red Sea with the Mediterranean using a railway line between the Southern port of Eilat and the port of Ashdod, for cargo freight and […]

Bimal Roy’s Do Bigha Zamin is so relevant During the migrant crisis

Bimal Roy is one of our most loved film directors and his legacy will continue to live on on the basis of his work. Luckily, we have amidst us his daughter Rinki Roy Bhattacharya who has done so much for us to further understand, appreciate his work by organizing numerous screenings of his films, running […]

Suez Canal Crisis: Ship blocking canal may be due to human error

The massive cargo ship that had blocked Egypt’s Suez Canal bringing global trade to a near-standstill for almost a week may have been the result of human or technical failure, the head of the Suez Canal Authority said over the weekend. The ship finally moved early Sunday morning after a week-long operation to get it to […]

Brazil’s COVID-19 Crisis Spirals Out Of Control: ‘An Open-Sky Laboratory For Viral Mutations’

Brazil recorded its 300,000th COVID-19 death this week, a grim marker of a health care crisis that promises to worsen in the coming months in South America’s largest nation. The United States is the only country to record more total COVID-19 deaths than Brazil, but in the U.S., vaccine rollout has at least offered a glimmer […]

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