Mark Zuckerberg can be accused of many things. But not of timid ideas. The founder of Facebook thinks big, and has managed to get nearly 3 billion people to connect monthly to his social platform, the biggest in a planet that has about 8 billion people.
What would have happened if the murder of George Floyd had not been filmed? Nothing. Nothing would have happened.
MIAMI — Every weeknight, I sit down next to my co-anchor Ilia Calderón to host the Spanish-language news program “Noticiero Univision.”
“I can’t breathe,” begged George Floyd, a 46-year old African American as he laid on the ground, face down. The knee of a white Minneapolis policeman pressed heavily on his neck. “Please, I can’t breathe.”
Sometimes a cruise ship can be hell. Its certainly true of the Diamond Princess, docked outside Yokohama, Japan, since Feb. 4. Roughly 3,500 people, of which around 1,000 are crew members, remain quarantined and will not be permitted to leave the ship until Feb.
THILAFUSHI, Maldives — My family wasn’t very happy. It was Christmas and we had flown halfway around the world to spend a few sunny days relaxing on the beach. But all I wanted to do was visit a local landfill that I was curious about.
Politicians meet, sign agreements, give speeches. Meanwhile, our planet continues to get hotter. According to the most discouraging forecasts, were about to reach an environmental tipping point.
Presidents, former presidents and other politicians with even the slightest semblance of authority don’t like to be questioned. These people have let power go to their heads; they can’t even imagine that they might be wrong or that they should be held accountable.
There is a rage brewing in Latin America.
Aware that they don’t live in real democracies, the people of Venezuela, Nicaragua and Bolivia are taking to the streets. In Chile, Ecuador and Haiti, citizens are angry about social inequality and the lack of economic opportunity.
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