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February 5, 2021

Amazon rainforest loses area the size of Israel to fires and deforestation in 2020

Posted: Friday, February 5, 2021. 10:44 am CST. By BBN Staff: The Amazon rainforest has lost over 5 million hectares (over 19,305 square miles) of forest […]
February 5, 2021

Former Mexican governor arrested in case of tortured journalist

Posted: Friday, February 5, 2021. 9:43 am CST. By BBN Staff: A former governor of Puebla, Mexico, Mario Marin has been arrested. Marin was charged with […]
February 5, 2021

Pan American Health Organization: New COVID variants in 20 countries; women disproportionately affected

Posted: Friday, February 5, 2021. 9:14 am CST. By Aaron Humes: Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa F. Etienne, warned that the health, […]
February 4, 2021

Qatar flexes: says it is willing to mediate between the US and Iran as speculation grows over ally-ship with Washington

Posted: Thursday, February 4, 2021. 9:02 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: The Emirate of Qatar is flexing its diplomatic muscle after a few years out in […]
February 4, 2021

World Cancer Day observed

Posted: Thursday, February 4, 2021. 6:59 pm CST. By BBN Staff: Around the world, February 4 is observed as World Cancer Day. The theme this year […]
February 4, 2021

Venezuela releases Guyanese fishermen after CARICOM intervention 

Posted: Thursday, February 4, 2021. 1:18 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: According to the Trinidad and Tobago Guardian, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela released fishermen held […]
February 4, 2021

Mexican state police officers charged in connection with massacre

Posted: Thursday, February 4, 2021. 9:28 am CST. By BBN Staff: At least 12 state police officers in Mexico have been charged in connection with the […]
February 3, 2021

Qatar Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs says 2022 World Cup coming together

Posted: Wednesday, February 3, 2021. 4:45 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: The Football World Cup to be held in Qatar late next year is coming together despite […]