Day: July 17, 2021

Lukashenko Closes Off Belarus

On 28 June, Belarus announced new travel restrictions, essentially closing the nation’s borders. Under these new guidelines, the government will prevent Belarusians with long-term residence permits in other countries from leaving Belarus. The government claims these restrictions are temporary and meant to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, but they are

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Mexico’s Depleting Water Portend Crop Failure

A long-term drought that has hit two-thirds of Mexico is poised to worsen in the coming weeks, portending crop failure and water supply shortages, which is set to drive up prices. The states most severely affected are in the northwest, including key farming areas. Increased water demand for both human

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