World Today

November 9, 2022

Elias Jabbour on Brazil-China relations

  Brazilian researcher Elias Jabbour was recently awarded an important Chinese literary prize for his 2021 book – “China, the Socialism of the 21st Century.” CGTN’s Paulo Cabral sat down with Jabbour for an interview.

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November 9, 2022

Mexico-China trade relationship

  China’s international trade has a growing presence in Latin America, where countries like Brazil, Peru and Chile have all seen increases in cross-Pacific commerce.  Mexico is a target country for many Chinese businesses to establish themselves in the region and brings North American free […]

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November 8, 2022

Meet Rio de Janeiro’s new eco-friendly transportation

As part of its efforts to reach carbon neutrality by 2050,1 Rio de Janeiro is encouraging sustainable transportation. Several initiatives, including a light rail system in the city center, a fleet of buses in the process of electric conversion and an important expansion of bike […]

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November 8, 2022

Mexico sees new surge in U.S. expats

A new wave of U.S. immigrants are heading south to Mexico amid a tumultuous economic climate that has been made worse by the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. While some of the people are welcoming the surge of northern immigrants, others are finding this influx of […]

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U.S.-Mexico border residents weigh in on security concerns
November 6, 2022

U.S.-Mexico border residents weigh in on security concerns

As U.S. midterm elections is coming next week, political rhetoric regarding the border wall is increasingly super-charged. CGTN’s Franc Contreras takes us to the Mexican border city of Nogales to see how people view the barrier that divides the U.S. and Mexico.

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November 3, 2022

U.S. Federal Reserve raises interest rates

The U.S central bank imposed a fourth consecutive steep rise in its benchmark interest rate on Thursday amid calls to ease off on rate hikes that make it lot more expensive for businesses and consumers to borrow money.

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November 3, 2022

The U.S. Asian vote

The U.S. midterm elections are only a week away. Asian American voters are expected to participate in record numbers.

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November 1, 2022

Richmond Night Market, the biggest one in North America

  One place in Canada has a unique distinction, the city in North America with the highest population of Asians. Richmond is located in British Columbia, about 15 kilometers south of Vancouver, and is often considered a gateway for those travelling from Asia to North […]

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November 1, 2022

Pickleball is going viral right now in the U.S.

  Pickleball is the ‘it’ sport in the United States right now. The game is an amalgam of different racquet sports, and it seems people just can’t get enough of it. It’s the fastest growing sport in the U.S. 

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November 1, 2022

How Brazil’s elections impact Latin America

  Over the weekend, Latin American nations watched the outcome of Brazil’s elections.  With contrasting visions for Brazil and the region, Lula and Bolsonaro offered different proposals for multilateral agreements or protection of the Amazon rainforest.  

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November 1, 2022

Mobilizing Black voters in Wisconsin

  The U.S. state of Wisconsin is considered to be a so-called swing state.  In the 2016 Presidential elections, Republican candidate Donald Trump triumphed, only for voters to switch to Democratic candidate Joe Biden in 2020, albeit by a narrow margin.   One group that […]

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November 1, 2022

Prestigious international ballet festival returns to Havana

  The International Havana Ballet Festival, the most traditional and prestigious dance event in Cuba held every two years, is once again on the Cuban stage following four years of COVID-19 postponements.  The festival, which runs for another two weeks, brings together outstanding local and foreign […]

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October 27, 2022

Culture wars reshaping U.S. education system

  The COVID-19 pandemic forced many parents to become more engaged in their kids’ education. Many got a closer view of what their children were learning or not.  In some cases, fueling a parental outrage over closed schools, COVID-19 safety protocols, and school districts’ handling of […]

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October 27, 2022

U.S. economy rebounds in third quarter of 2022

  New government data finds the U.S. economy rebounded to grow 2.6 percent in the third quarter, the country’s first quarterly GDP increase this year. After two ​consecutive periods of negative growth, the figures released on Thursday come as a boost amid fears of a looming […]

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October 26, 2022

Voter intimidation grows as midterm elections approach

Millions of Americans will take part in the upcoming midterm elections, which will mark the halfway point of the Joe Biden presidency. While voting is a common practice in the United States, it has lately caused a great deal of apprehension for those wanting to […]

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