Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was disappointed to hear Attorney Sidney Powell was fired by Trump


The citizens of Venezuela are just learning about the influence their former and very dead President, Hugo Chavez had over the 2020 Presidential Election. To think, from the grave he had the power to change US politics before Donald Trump was ever elected. Hugo Chavez left this this planet in 2013 or could he heldContinue reading “Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was disappointed to hear Attorney Sidney Powell was fired by Trump”

Half of Indians could be infected with coronavirus by February


Reuters/Mumbai At least half of India’s 1.3 billion people are likely to have been infected with the new coronavirus by next February, helping slow the spread of the disease, a member of a federal government committee tasked with providing projections said on Monday. India has so far reported 7.55 million cases of the coronavirus andContinue reading “Half of Indians could be infected with coronavirus by February”

55% of Israelis think recent lockdown was politically motivated


The survey also highlighted the lack of trust in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to manage the coronavirus crisis. By: Maayan Jaffee-Hoffman/Jerusalem Post More than half of Israelis believe politics and not health was the motivation behind the current national lockdown, according to a poll released Tuesday by the Israel Democracy Institute (IDI). When broken downContinue reading “55% of Israelis think recent lockdown was politically motivated”

Five reasons English speakers struggle to learn foreign languages


It’s no secret that English speakers struggle to learn foreign languages but there are good reasons to explain their woes that can’t just be put down to the fact that all young Europeans speak English. Linguistics expert Michelle Sheehan looks at five of them in this article from The Conversation. According to a recent survey co-ordinatedContinue reading “Five reasons English speakers struggle to learn foreign languages”

Would free Gas (or electric charging) for three years Convert you?


Six short years ago, not many Americans outside of California and New York knew Electric cars existed. It’s about Range Far and away the most popular electric car sold in America was the Nissan Leaf introduced in 2011 These, $33,000 cars had a paltry driving range of 75 miles per charge, not practical for mostContinue reading “Would free Gas (or electric charging) for three years Convert you?”

When will Americans be allowed to travel to Italy again?


Tourists take photos at the Portico d’Ottavia ruins in Rome’s Jewish Quarter on September 15th. Photo: AFPSome travel from the US to Italy is allowed, but only in certain circumstances. Here’s what you need to know. With many people in the US still anxious to get back to Italy as soon as they can, here’sContinue reading “When will Americans be allowed to travel to Italy again?”

California Plans to Ban Petrol Cars by 2035


California is the first state in the United States to ban new Gasoline and Diesel cars by 2035. Governor Gavin Newsom of California issued an executive order today, directing that state to require that all new vehicles sold in 2015 to have zero emissions. This executive order targets private passenger cars and trucks, as wellContinue reading “California Plans to Ban Petrol Cars by 2035”

Italian word of the day: ‘Parecchio’


By: Clare Speak When you begin studying Italian, you’ll quickly learn a few quantifying adverbs such as molto, tanto, and poco. And you’ll use them often, from the moment you start stringing sentences together. But when you’re speaking to Italians there’s another word you’re likely to hear used just as often: parecchio. Depending on context, parecchio can be used in placeContinue reading “Italian word of the day: ‘Parecchio’”

GERMANY: To ban disposable plastics by mid-2021


Photo: DPAGerman lawmakers approved legislation Thursday banning disposable plastic products such as straws, cutlery and cotton buds that are polluting the world’s oceans. The new law passed by Germany’s lower house of parliament will halt the sale of certain single-use plastics by July 2021. The move brings Germany in line with its European commitments afterContinue reading “GERMANY: To ban disposable plastics by mid-2021”

Britain: Man marries his mother-in-law after divorcing his wife of eight years


By:Katie Weston For MailonlineĀ (Daily Mail UK) A man has married his own mother-in-law after divorcing his wife of eight years and getting a 500-year-old law overturned. Clive Blunden, 65, and Brenda, 77, have been together for over 30 years and officially tied the knot in 2007. But Clive, from Warrington, Cheshire, was arrested in 1997Continue reading “Britain: Man marries his mother-in-law after divorcing his wife of eight years”