Infectious disease expert Dr. Josh Barocas with the University of Colorado School of Medicine co-authored a recent study published in the journal Nature which lays out 57 recommendations for ending the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out more.
Flowers and messages continue to be left at the intersection where Tyre Nichols was subdued and continuously struck by police officers. Nichols’ funeral service will be held here on Wednesday. Civil rights leader, the Reverend Al Sharpton will deliver a eulogy.
The Latin America’s largest solar research laboratory is located to the south of Mexico City. Solar panels are made from different materials and designs, aimed at widening the reach of this renewable energy technology.
China wants to become a global powerhouse on Western television and streaming platforms. Twenty Chinese companies showcased the best of their catalogs at one of the largest content trade shows in the Americas in Miami recently. See how was it was received. CGTN’s Nitza […]
COVID-19 remains a global health emergency but is reaching an inflection point. That’s the World Health Organization’s latest coronavirus assessment. The WHO thinks it will be ready to declare that health emergency over by the end of year as the world moves to treat […]
The Cuban cities of Havana and Santiago de Cuba turned into Meccas of Jazz for a week as renowned musicians from across the island and abroad brought the best of their repertoires to the International Jazz Plaza Festival. The annual event is a highlight […]
Food insecurity on college campuses has been called a silent epidemic. Estimates are that close to one-third of students attending U.S. colleges and universities lack consistent access to healthy food. Some steps are being taken to address the problem. CGTN’s Hendrik Sybrandy reports.
Over the past few years, some of the biggest trends in tech have been AI, cryptocurrency and augmented reality. But there’s a new sector gaining traction that has more to do with building the physical world around us. CGTN’s Mark Niu takes us to […]
After years of recession, some parts of the Venezuelan economy are witnessing a mini-boom with entrepreneurs seeing new opportunities. For example, in the capital Caracas, new restaurants are using some unusual marketing tactics. CGTN’s Stephen Gibbs reports.
We’re still in the first month of 2023 and yet, there have been 39 mass shootings recorded in the United States, according to the Gun Violence Archive. The non-profit research database shows that there have been more than 600 mass shootings each year for the […]
The protesters in Memphis called for police reform after the killing of Tyre Nichols by five officers this month. The 29-year-old Black motorist died after a traffic stop turned violent by the Memphis police officers that were part of the notorious “Scorpion Unit”, which was […]
The Covid-19 pandemic created a turbulent economic climate that saw many U.S. businesses struggle to make ends meet, including those in the restaurant industry. So it must have come as a surprise to some in Washington D.C. to see the opening of a new Vietnamese […]
The city of Los Angeles hosted its annual Golden Dragon Parade, which is hosted by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce. The annual event, which is attended by Los Angeles’ large Asian-American community, celebrates the lunar new year. In honor of the year of the rabbit, […]
Venezuela’s economic crisis is affecting organ transplant patients. They face shortages of post-transplant medications. Activists say nearly 2,000 transplant patients are at risk of losing organs, but the impact of the drug shortage has a much larger reach.
After World War II, hundreds of Holocaust survivors found refuge sin Sao Paulo. In honor of this day, the city exhibits portraits of the Holocaust survivors who built new lives in this city. Find out more.
Florida’s home insurance market is in crisis. Nine insurance companies left the state and at least six others were declared insolvent over the past year. There are now fewer companies and higher premiums, and some of them are sky-high.
China’s economic prospects in 2023 look promising according to Anthony Chan, former Chief Economist at JPMorgan Chase & Co., as the country reopens to the world. “Assuming the number of COVID infections during the new year is manageable,” 4.4% growth as the IMF projects […]
Southwest Airlines reported a net loss of $220 million in the 4th quarter of last year, following that holiday stretch of chaotic travel disruptions. The company has admitted some fault in the travel chaos, and is cooperating with the government investigation.
The Biden administration has made this latest commitment to Ukraine as the U.S. hits its borrowing limits. Meanwhile hardline conservatives are demanding spending cuts as the price of preventing Washington defaulting. See the latest.
Long Island City in the borough of Queens is the fastest growing Asian neighborhood in New York. A large number of migrants to Long Island City are recent graduates and Chinese students. Find out more.
Hurricane Ian now ranks as the third costliest hurricane ever to hit the U.S. with damage estimated near $113 billion. The federal government has so far paid out more than $4.5 billion in disaster aid, but recovery remains slow. See more.
The Yanomami Indigenous community in Brazil faces growing malnutrition, rising infant mortality, and many other health problems. President da Silva has promised swift action both in this crisis and against the root cause of the problem.
The U.S. Senate is looking into accusations there is a lack of competition within the ticketing industry which unfairly hurts customers. Critics say one company in particular has an outsize role, allowing it to charge exorbitant fees and push out competition, leaving fans and […]
The motive for a weekend mass shooting in California that ended with at least ten people dead and another ten injured remains unclear. Police say a 72-year-old man committed the act, before fatally turning the gun on himself a day later.
Havana’s Chinatown and its Chinese community are welcoming in the Year of the Rabbit with cultural celebrations this weekend. The festivities are part of the close relationship between the two countries.
The Chinese American Museum in Washington, D.C. features permanent exhibits that tell the stories of the many contributions Chinese people have made to American culture: prominent trailblazers and everyday families. From the formation of the United States straight through to today.
With the migration crisis at the U.S. border with Mexico reaching new extremes in 2022, with record numbers of undocumented crossings stopped by immigration authorities, the politics around the issue are leading to new infrastructure, almost all of which makes migration more dangerous for […]
Two weeks after the attack on Brazil’s key government buildings in Brasilia, the atmosphere in the country has quieted down. But it’s an uneasy calm, as there’s great pressure on President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to respond to the attack and hold organizers […]
Peruvian police raided a university in Lima on Saturday as the political crisis across the country shows no end. According to the Associated Press, the university said the raid took place after protesters “assaulted” security personnel. More than 50 have died over the past […]
Three long years ago, the U.S. CDC announced the first confirmed case of what would soon be called COVID-19. Three years on, more than a million people in the U.S. have died from the virus, and the pandemic is far from over.
With the Chinese New Year holiday season upon us, scenes of Chinese culture are popping up across the United States, especially in the state of California. It’s home to some highly skilled lion dance troupes that are entertaining new audiences. CGTN’s Mark Niu reports.
As the 2023 World Baseball Classic approaches, the Biden administration has granted permission for Cuban baseball players living in the U.S. to join the Cuban national team. Cuba will face the Netherlands in the first game. See more.
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