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Tlali: Monumental controversies in Mexico | United States

Monument to Christopher Columbus made by the artist Charles Cordier in 1877. A new sculpture named “Tlali”, representing the head of an indigenous woman, is expected to replace a monument dedicated to Christopher Columbus on Paseo de la Reforma in Mexico City. For decades, Christopher Columbus has occupied a pedestal …

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NATION / WORLD BRIEFS September 18, 2021 | Local News

FDA Advisory Board Rejects Widespread Booster Injections From Pfizer WASHINGTON – An influential federal advisory group overwhelmingly rejected a plan on Friday to offer Pfizer booster shots against COVID-19 to most Americans, dealing a blow to the Biden administration’s efforts to strengthen protection people in the midst of the highly …

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Finding a new vocabulary for the old foreign policy

U.S. foreign policy has long focused more on the evocative vocabulary used to describe it than on the geopolitical reality it is meant to address. The vocabulary that politicians and the media use to define foreign policy is part of a web of artificially generated illusions that serve not so …

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Why nations that fail women fail

September 11, 2021 AAFTER AMERICA and its allies overthrew the Taliban in 2001, the enrollment rate of Afghan girls in primary school has risen from 0% to over 80%. Infant mortality has halved. Forced marriage has been made illegal. Many of these schools were broken and many families ignored the …

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NSW COVID cases increasing, Victoria COVID cases increasing, ACT COVID cases increasing, NSW lockdown continues, Victoria lockdown continues, UK deal to increase Pfizer vaccine has ended

Victoria’s director of health, Brett Sutton, says he believes it’s entirely possible the state could stabilize with high vaccine coverage and a relatively lower number of COVID-19 cases. Speaking in Saturday’s COVID-19 update, he said that while Victorians are all “fed up” with being stuck at home and not being …

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‘WA finances nation’: McGowan defends record, refutes criticism of hard border plans

Western Australian Prime Minister Mark McGowan has broken with plans to reopen the National Cabinet instead of opting for stringent border controls underway after the country reached 80% immunization coverage. Washington State Premier Mark McGowan effectively rejected Scott Morrison’s plan to reopen nationally, saying he would not “deliberately import the …

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Red Barn Equity Partners Announces Majority Investment in Leading National Cryostocking and Fertility Preservation Company

NEW YORK, August 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Red Barn Equity Partners (“Red barn“) a new York and Floridaprivate investment company, today announced that it has invested mainly in ReproTech Limited (the “Company” or “ReproTech”), one of the country’s leading companies specializing in long-term cryostocking and fertility preservation. Terms …

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