Travel: France set to reopen borders to American tourists from June 9th


    French president Emmanuel Macron has laid out full details of France’s reopening plan, including the relaxing of border restrictions for visitors from outside the EU. Macron on Thursday set out the detailed timetable for reopening the country, including reopening bars and cafés and lifting the curfew. And there was one date particularly important toContinue reading “Travel: France set to reopen borders to American tourists from June 9th”

Why so many people in China are becoming mermaids


  By: Maggie Hiufu Wong, CNN On a normal day, the Ambassador Lagoon inside China’s Atlantis Sanya resort on the island of Hainan is home to about 86,000 marine creatures from over 280 animal species.But on April 28, this huge aquarium welcomed 100 mermaids, all flapping their technicolor tails while gliding through the water in choreographed movements.TheContinue reading “Why so many people in China are becoming mermaids”

Britain: Supermarket Chain bans plastic packaging


By: Levi Winchester/UK Mirror British Supermarket chain “Asda” is switching to new pouches to bag up its chickens as part of the supermarket’s plan to cut its plastic packaging Asda is set to scrap plastic tray packaging across its fresh chicken range in stores. The supermarket will instead switch to new pouches to bag upContinue reading “Britain: Supermarket Chain bans plastic packaging”

Mexican women are sick of turning the other cheek. Who can blame them?


 Women in Mexico City write femicide victims’ names onto metal barriers authorities had installed in anticipation of violence on International Women’s Day. Jesus would certainly understand the frustration Mexico’s women feel By Sarah DeVries/MexicoNewsDaily Oh no, I thought as I read the headline: “A new take on the Stations of the Cross: Feminists give JesusContinue reading “Mexican women are sick of turning the other cheek. Who can blame them?”

Shocker at the Mrs World as the Crown was snatched off the head of the Winner!


© Provided by People AFP via Getty Do you follow this Mrs World Contest? Neither does anyone I know! So follow along for the DRAMA! Caroline Jurie ,didn’t agree with the Mrs World judges as she snatched the the Ten Story crown off Mrs. Sri Lanka Pushpika De Silva’s head at Sunday’s event. Jurie alongContinue reading “Shocker at the Mrs World as the Crown was snatched off the head of the Winner!”

Britain: Mom on lockdown ate whole boxes of Chocolates every day dropped five dress sizes


By: Leah Fox & Jonathan Coles/UK Mirror Natalie Willis, 44, from Moulton,England was so depressed during the first set of national restrictions she binged on snacks and piled on the pounds – reaching 196 pounds at her heaviest. A mum who scoffed a whole box of chocolates daily during lockdown has dropped five dress sizesContinue reading “Britain: Mom on lockdown ate whole boxes of Chocolates every day dropped five dress sizes”

Germany: Sinti, Roma face systemic prejudice


Some 76 years after the Nazi genocide that aimed to wipe out Germany’s Sinti and Roma communities, there has been progress in education equality for Europe’s largest minority group — but discrimination remains.  Despite all the progress made, the Sinti and Roma minority has not achieved education equality in Germany “You’re nothing, you can’t doContinue reading “Germany: Sinti, Roma face systemic prejudice”

People die or they leave’: Putin fails in promise to repopulate Russia


By: Theo MerzSun Even before the pandemic struck, Gorokhovets, a picturesque medieval church town some five hours’ drive from Moscow, was dying. As other businesses struggle, at least one sector is growing: the settlement recently saw the opening of its third funeral parlour. “People either die or they leave,” said Yulia Balandina, the manager ofContinue reading “People die or they leave’: Putin fails in promise to repopulate Russia”

Spring is Near and Covid 19 isn’t over.


Like most people in the world, I’m looking forward returning to normalcy. I want to have breakfast at Carol’s in West Sacramento. Dinner at “The Porch” in midtown. I wanna walk down a busy L street with people drinking and pedaling on those brew bikes carts. I miss the crowds of bicyclist and all thingsContinue reading “Spring is Near and Covid 19 isn’t over.”

Grow up! Meghan, Harry and Race


For a little more than a quarter of a century, I was married to a white woman. I wasn’t the first person in the family to have a relationship out of my race. However,I was the first male. I grew up during the second phase of integration, when black childen were allowed to go toContinue reading “Grow up! Meghan, Harry and Race”