World Today

July 12, 2022

NYC removes last working public payphone

New York’s last working public payphone has been removed and put on display in a museum. It’s now part of an exhibition teaching youngsters about the forgotten devices that drove the city’s growth before computers.

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July 11, 2022

Central American migration crisis

  In the northern part of Central America, hundreds of thousands of people leave their country each year. Political instability, corruption, poverty and climate change are often cited as the root causes of mass migration.  But what are governments doing to solve the problem?

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July 11, 2022

Protecting giant sequoias from wildfires

  The expanding wildfire in California’s Yosemite National Park is making its way toward a grove of world-renowned giant sequoias.  Fire officials are taking steps to protect the endangered trees, which are some of the largest and oldest in the world. 

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July 8, 2022

Colombia holds peace hearings to bring families closure

Colombia’s 50-year-old armed conflict between the government and leftist rebel groups, left a lengthy trail of crimes. With the signing of a peace agreement, a Special Jurisdiction for Peace is bringing to light each one of them, in the hope that victims can find closure.

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July 7, 2022

U.S. President Joe Biden’s immigration policy

The United Nations says the U.S. Mexico border is the deadliest migration land route in the world. A new UN study found it accounted for more than half of the 1,200 migrant deaths last year. The findings came a week after the deadliest human smuggling […]

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July 7, 2022

U.S. Native Americans demand recognition of intergenerational trauma

It’s a story that’s remained largely untold in the U.S.: the abuse suffered by Native American children at federal boarding schools for over a century and a half. Similar conditions came to light several years ago in Canada. Now tribal members in America and many others are pushing to expose what they term their country’s intergenerational trauma. CGTN’s Hendrik Sybrandy reports. 

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July 7, 2022

Haiti’s presidential assassination, one year later

It was one year ago that Haiti’s president, Jovenel Moise, was assassinated inside his home. Already the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, the Caribbean nation has fallen to new depths since the tragedy… while justice for Moise’s murder remains elusive.

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July 7, 2022

The human smuggling business

In the wake of the recent tractor-trailer tragedy in San Antonio, Texas, a spotlight  was put on the role of human smugglers in illegal migration – and government efforts to stop them.

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July 7, 2022

What is stagflation?

From subprime mortgages to quantitative easing – these obscure financial terms have a habit of suddenly becoming hot conversational topics during global economic crises. And now another. “Stagflation.”

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July 5, 2022

Uber piloting a robot food delivery program in Los Angeles

  Your next meal could be delivered by a robot. Uber Eats, the food division of the rideshare giant, has launched two autonomous delivery pilots that aim to deliver food without the need for human drivers. Cutting-edge robots, remotely controlled by humans, are navigating the […]

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July 4, 2022

Chile gets a new draft constitution

A historic day in Chile as the Constitutional Convention submitted its final draft of the new constitution to President Gabriel Boric.  The document would potentially transform the traditionally conservative country. Citizens will vote on whether to replace the Pinochet-era constitution in a referendum on September 4th.  CGTN’s Joel Richards reports.

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July 3, 2022

California proposes ban on gas fueled cars by 2035

  Cars powered by fossil fuels will become a thing of the past, at least in the U.S. state of California, where the sale of passenger vehicles with internal combustion engines will be banned by 2035.  The ambitious mandate by California Air Resources Board, aims […]

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July 2, 2022

Smugglers increasingly turn to large trucks to boost profits

  The U.S. Department of Justice has charged four men in connection with the deadliest case of human smuggling in U.S. history. Two of the defendants, both Mexican nationals, will appear in court Friday. They have been charged with illegal gun possession, facing up to 10 years in prison. At least one of the four, […]

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July 2, 2022

Families in Guatemala mourn victims of Texas migrant tragedy

  As the tragedy of the migrants who died in the abandoned trailer in San Antonio unfolds, the families of the migrants thousands of kilometers away are mourning.  In the remote highlands of Guatemala, one community is mourning the deaths of the youngest victims of […]

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Meet the Mennonites in Peru
June 30, 2022

Meet the Mennonites in Peru

CGTN’s Dan Collyns visited one community of Mennonites, Wanderland in Peru and got an exclusive insight into their lives. Find out more.

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Huawei holds LATAM ICT Congress 2022
June 27, 2022

Huawei holds LATAM ICT Congress 2022

Cancun hosted this year’s LATAM ICT Congress 2022. The event was organized by Huawei, bringing together information and communications technology leaders from across Latin America.

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