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‘Bitcoin Lake’ in Guatemala
November 26, 2022

‘Bitcoin Lake’ in Guatemala

Lake Atitlan in Guatemala, a popular tourist destination, and a region that visitors can pay for most services in the cryptocurrency. But not everyone has swallowed the ‘orange pill’, a Bitcoiner community term for those who adopt the cryptocurrency.

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November 25, 2022

Las Vegas SANDS CEO on long history with China

Las Vegas Sands is one of the biggest entertainment, retail and hospitality companies in the world.  But just like any other multi-billion dollar conglomerate, the past two years have been a challenge due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  In a recent interview with Leaders magazine President […]

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November 24, 2022

Justice in America: Prisons

Cooks, nurses and teachers guarding inmates, while those that can’t be guarded are simply kept in their cells around the clock, while scores of homicides and suicides are often unreported. The U.S. federal prison system had already been suffering from a legacy of mismanagement before […]

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November 24, 2022

Bitcoin mining project helps save the environment

The future of cryptocurrency may be uncertain, but the movement around it is linked to the energy sector – since the mining of Bitcoin requires a tremendous amount of electricity. Now, many Bitcoin backers are driving a new push toward renewable forms of energy. CGTN’s […]

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November 24, 2022

Who is dying from Covid?

Despite the decrease in Covid-19 infections, the illness still remains the third highest cause of death in the United States.  So this begs the question: who is dying from Covid-19? CGTN’s Jim Spellman reports.

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November 24, 2022

Chesapeake Police investigate latest U.S. mass shooting

Chesapeake Police are investigating a mass shooting that took place at a Walmart on Tuesday, November 22nd, which killed a half dozen people.  The shooter, who was identified as a Walmart employee, was found dead by Chesapeake Police after a self-inflicted gunshot wound. This latest […]

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November 23, 2022

Latinos – the most sought after voters for elections to come?

Both of these statements are true: An overwhelmingly majority – nearly two-thirds — of Latino voters supported Democratic candidates in the 2022 midterms, exit polls showed. Latino support for Democrats in 2022 fell 9 points overall compared to the 2018 midterms, and specifically fell 21 […]

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November 22, 2022

Inside World Cup fan village

  Large numbers of football fans are still arriving in Qatar for the World Cup.  And thousands are booked to stay at a newly built fan village. The cabins there offer budget-minded travelers an alternative to Doha’s high-priced traditional hotels.  

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November 22, 2022

Thanksgiving 2022 amid inflation in the U.S.

  For some, this Thanksgiving in the U.S. will be leaner than in year’s past. With inflation hovering close to eight percent, the highest in years, many are being forced to rethink their menu.  One recent survey found one in four Americans plan to skip Thanksgiving entirely to save money. 

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November 22, 2022

Collecting Panini stickers in Brazil during World Cup season

  Back in 1970, four brothers in Italy began distributing collectible stickers featuring all the players of the World Cup that year.  Their family name was Panini and over the years, the popularity of those stickers grew by epic proportions.  Today, Panini stickers are coveted […]

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November 21, 2022

Justice in America

Join our correspondents, on-air and online, as they cover all angles of the U.S. 2022 Midterm elections.

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November 20, 2022

Electric vehicles take center stage at 2022 LA Auto Show

  “Electric” is the buzz word in this week’s LA Auto Show, as the world’s top carmakers showcase their new designs and technology.  The U.S. is the world’s second largest car market, behind China, making this show is one of the industry’s most influential.  This […]

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November 20, 2022

Massive snowfall pummels western New York

  The city of Buffalo in New York state remains under a winter weather advisory as its residents begin to dig their way out of record snowfall, close to two meters (as much as 6 feet) in some areas. The storm, which first hit the […]

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November 17, 2022

Mycoturism sprouts in Mexico

With the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting (Nov. 18 & 19) coming to an end in Thailand, participating countries will be leaving the event with modern agreements, and perhaps discovering they have more in common than they thought.

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November 16, 2022

NASA launches Artemis I moon mission

  America is heading back to the moon. Overnight, the most powerful rocket yet built with a crew-less capsule sitting on top, blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.  The Artemis 1 mission represents the first step toward putting humans back on the moon […]

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November 16, 2022

Donald Trump announces 2024 candidacy

  Former U.S. President Donald Trump announced his bid for the 2024 presidential election Tuesday.   Just days ago, Trump appeared the only Republican choice for 2024 nominee. But his strategy in this year’s midterm elections has sowed seeds of doubt about his prospects even among those […]

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November 16, 2022

How to survive a crowd crush

The scenes from the Halloween crowd crush that killed more than 150 people in Seoul on Oct. 29 are gut-wrenching. As investigators continue to fault for an inadequate response, the reality is that any time large numbers of people gather in a confined space, there […]

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November 16, 2022

Chinese cuisine thrives in Peru

The first Chinese immigrants arrived in Peru more than 170 years ago. The long history between China and Peru is being celebrated in the 21st century as the Chinese community attracts more people with the help of tasty food.

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November 13, 2022

Exclusive: Inside a migrant shelter at the Texas border

  The latest U.S. midterm election results could have a significant impact not only on Americans, but millions of migrants who are taking a perilous journey to claim asylum in the U.S.  The current immigration policies make it difficult for anyone who illegally crosses the U.S.-Mexico border.  […]

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November 12, 2022

Mexico eliminates daylight saving time

  Last month, the Mexican government voted to eliminate daylight saving time.  That means most parts of the country will remain on standard time from hereon out, and residents will not reset their clocks and spring forward next year.  Officials say the new regulations are […]

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November 11, 2022

Brazil’s Innovation Week

Considered the largest and most comprehensive technology and innovation show in Latin America, the four-day Rio Innovation Week just wrapped up.

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