Cuba blames unrest on US sanctions

Cuba blames unrest on US sanctions

(VOVWORLD) - Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Monday blamed US sanctions for the food shortages, power outages, and other economic shortcomings that fueled protests in Cuba last weekend
Issues behind protests in US

Issues behind protests in US

(VOVWORLD) - In the three weeks since new racial discrimination protests were triggered by the killing of an unarmed black man by police in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the protests have continued to...
Swiss people join anti-racism protests

Swiss people join anti-racism protests

(VOVWORLD) - More than 10,000 people took to the streets in Geneva this week in protest against racial discrimination – the largest such rally in Switzerland so far
Discrimination protests spread outside US

Discrimination protests spread outside US

(VOVWORLD) - The world community is focused on the United States, where mass protests are taking place across the nation, triggered by the death of an unarmed black man while in police custody...
George Floyd protests spread in US

George Floyd protests spread in US

(VOVWORLD) - Protests have spread in the US following the killing of George Floyd after a white officer pressed a knee into his neck while taking him into custody in Minnesota
Protest calls for climate action ahead of WEF 2020

Protest calls for climate action ahead of WEF 2020

(VOVWORLD) - Swedish young activist Greta Thunberg joined thousands of protesters on the streets of Lausanne, Switzerland Friday, just several days before the World Economic Forum (WEF) for the world’s...
Chile pulls out of hosting APEC and COP 25

Chile pulls out of hosting APEC and COP 25

(VOVWORLD) - Chile on Wednesday withdrew from hosting the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit and the COP 25 climate change conference as it struggles to restore order amid clashes between protesters...