Clashes broke out between police and protesters in Paris on Tuesday after around 20,000 people defied a ban to rally over the 2016 death of a black man in police custody, galvanized by US demonstrations against racism and deadly police violence.
Protests in cities across the United States triggered by the killing of George Floyd underscore “police violence” against people of color, and historic inequalities in access to health, education, and jobs, the top United Nations human rights official said on Tuesday.
United States religious leaders on Tuesday castigated Donald Trump for posing in front of a church holding a Bible after peaceful protesters were violently cleared from the surrounding area.
The Brazilian municipality of Parauapebas, in the state of Pará, which houses part of the Serra dos Carajás, where the largest open-cast iron ore mine in the world is located, will carry out mass testing for Covid-19, reaching about half the population.
Last month, Brazilian exports totaled US$17.94 billion and imports, US$13.392 billion, which generated a trade surplus of US$4.548 billion. On the export side, there was a 4.2% decline in the daily export average from US$936.02 million in May 2019, to US$896.98 million in May 2020. In relation to imports, there was a 1.6% decline in the daily average over the same comparison period, from US$680.37 million to US$669.58 million.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government faced widespread mockery on Tuesday over coronavirus rules which were cast by some media as a “sex ban”, though a junior minister said the regulations were aimed at keeping people safe.
Brazil surpassed 30,000 deaths from the coronavirus outbreak on Tuesday as the disease continued to rip through South America's worst-hit country. Figures released by the health ministry showed a new record 1,262 deaths in the previous 24 hours, as well as 28,936 new infections.
The European Commission on Tuesday started a process that could lead to reforms of drug manufacturing to limit shortages of vaccines and antibiotics and make medicines more easily available.
The Chilean new women's minister has been forced to apologize and pull a controversial advertisement aimed at curbing an increase in domestic violence with the coronavirus pandemic.
The United States is investigating digital services taxes being adopted or considered by Britain, Italy, Brazil, and other countries, the US Trade Representative's office said on Tuesday, a move that could lead to new punitive tariffs and heighten trade tensions.