UN finds soaring poverty in virus-hit Latin America region

[ad_1] SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — More than 20 million people were pushed into poverty during pandemic-plagued 2020 across Latin America and the Caribbean, the U.N. economic agency for the region reported Thursday. Poverty as a whole rose to afflict a total of 208 million people — 33.7% from 30.5% of the population — in a … Read more

Ethiopia’s War Leads to Ethnic Cleansing in Tigray Region, U.S. Report Says

[ad_1] Ethiopian refugees who fled the Tigray region, at a United Nations compound in Hamdayet, Sudan, Dec. 5, 2020. (Tyler Hicks/The New York Times) NAIROBI, Kenya — Ethiopian officials and allied militia fighters are leading a systematic campaign of ethnic cleansing in Tigray, the war-torn region in northern Ethiopia, according to an internal U.S. government … Read more

Bottled Water Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product, By Region And Segment Forecasts, 2021

[ad_1] TipRanks Billionaire Ray Dalio Places Bet on 3 “Strong Buy” Stocks When billionaire financier Ray Dalio makes a move, Wall Street pays attention. Dalio, who got his start working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange trading commodity futures, founded the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, in 1975. With the firm … Read more