Chocolate is one of the most popular foods in the world, but it also has a dark side. The industry is considered one of the most detrimental to the environment and least sustainable because of deforestation and abusive labor practices. A couple in Virginia founded […]
Cooperation in the field of education is one of the important aspects of the newly established relations between Honduras and China. Paulo Cabral visited one of the main Honduran universities to talk to teachers as students about what they expect from this partnership.
The second Summit for Democracy is being hosted by Washington, and there’s controversy again this time over which nations were invited to participate and those left out. There have been allegations of hypocrisy, too, with critics saying the U.S. has enough problems maintaining its own […]
Top researchers say artificial intelligence is evolving too fast without necessary safeguards in place. Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk along with more than a thousand other executives and academics have written an open letter calling for a pause in AI development, citing risks to society.
El Salvador is cracking down on gangs. The full-fledged government effort started a year ago, and the successes are echoing around Central America. But along with progress come concerns about protecting civil rights.
Honduras has established diplomatic relations with China, in a move that cut more than eighty years of ties with Taiwan. Alasdair Baverstock is in the country’s capital, and sat down with a member of President Xiomara Castros’ cabinet, to ask what the Central American […]
Following the formal establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Honduras, China Media Group has established its first ever bureau in the Central American country, with more in-depth coverage of an often-misunderstood region soon to follow.
While some conservative pundits say there’s a rise in transgender mass shooters, data from the Gun Violence Archive show that transgender shooters are far less likely to commit such crimes compared to cisgender shooters. We also looked at data from the Violence Project that found actual commonalities among mass shooters.
Terrifying body cam footage shows the police takedown of a heavily-armed shooter who burst into a Nashville elementary school Monday and opened fire. When the smoke cleared: three children, and three adults were dead. Police are now searching for a motive, as a renewed debate […]
The Ohio toxic train cleanup hearing was held on Tuesday. The EPA said it has overseen the removal of millions of gallons of liquid waste and thousands of tons of soil, but much contaminated material remains. See the latest.
In a weekend joint statement with China, the Honduran Foreign Ministry said the “Government of the People’s Republic of China is the sole legal Government representing the whole of China, and Taiwan is an inalienable part of China’s territory. Find out more.
U.S. President Biden addressed the Canadian Parliament on Friday as part of a two-day trip to Ottawa. He met Canada’s Prime Minister Trudeau to talk about issues including defense, climate change and immigration.
According to a new report from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), antisemitic incidents in the U.S. soared in 2022, hitting the highest levels since the ADL began tracking acts of hate against Jewish people back in 1979.
Millions of people around the world are celebrating the Persian new year known as “Nowruz.” The ancient holiday goes back thousands of years and is celebrated in Iran and dozens of other countries. Asieh Namdar reports on the festivities and why, some say, they don’t feel the same […]
Colombia’s left-wing President Gustavo Petro has an ambitious reform agenda during his first year in office. He seeks to reform pension and labor laws, but his efforts to improve healthcare have been met with opposition.
The world is commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on Tuesday. Racial prejudice remains a serious human rights problem around the world. The UN Secretary General says racism and the legacies of enslavement and colonialism continue to ruin lives.
Once again, an unarmed African American man is dead after interacting with police. Seven sheriff’s deputies and three hospital employees have been charged in the death of Irvo Otieno in the U.S. state of Virginia. On Tuesday a grand jury confirmed those charges.
Living with a disability is twice as hard in a country like Venezuela. And while it’s not easy for them to find jobs, some are pulling out all the stops to join the workforce, to prove their strong work ethic and skills. Here’s a […]
Images released earlier this year showed Brazil’s Yanomami Indigenous community suffering from malnutrition and other health problems. Brazil President Lula has taken a tough stand on the gold miners invading Indigenous lands and promised full assistance to the Yanomami.
Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse triggered a global financial meltdown. U.S. and European central bank leaders are trying to calm the panic, there are now urgent questions about how their inflation-fighting policies contributed to the crisis. Owen Fairclough has the latest. For more, check out our […]
Jacksonville, Florida, is like a tale of two cities. One is the shiny view of development, upscale restaurants and white sand beaches, while a few blocks away, the scenes tell a story of abandonment and neglect. CGTN’s Nitza Soledad Perez reports from Jacksonville. For more, […]
Lake Mead, the largest man-made water reservoir in the United States, is currently at its lowest levels ever recorded. Regions downstream of the Colorado River reservoir, are seeing hard times on the horizon. CGTN’s Alasdair Baverstock reports. For more, check out our exclusive content on […]
Global demand for lithium is surging. The so-called “white gold” is one of the most in-demand commodities in the world. Argentina ranks behind only Bolivia as the country with the most lithium, and the country is looking at not only exporting the raw material but […]
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