in another place: France has passed a new climate law that bans some short flights, requires more vegetarian meals in schools and limits plastic packaging. But activists say these measures It will not significantly affect climate change.
Haitians look to an uncertain future
Yesterday, a grandiose memorial to President Jovenel Moise was erected. Haitian leader who was assassinated, in Port-au-Prince, shortly after sparring between members of the government make a trucevowing to lead the country again.
But for many Haitians, The new government looks strangely familiar. The list of new ministers included several familiar names from the ruling Moss party, including the new prime minister and the new foreign minister, both of whom had been eyeing the job since the president’s murder.
Haiti years ago locked in placeDemonstrators angry after corruption demanded the removal of the president. Since then, the gangs have become more daring, taking control of large parts of the capital, attacking at will, kidnapping children on their way to school, and priests in the middle of rendering their services.
Citeable: “This is a provocation,” said Pierre Esperance of the National Network for the Defense of Human Rights in Haiti of the ruling party’s control of the new government. “It means that the crisis will continue, the insecurity will continue and the gangs will continue.”
Related: Haitian National Police announced they have Three police officers arrested Regarding the assassination of Moss.
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Since their introduction in the mid-1990s, genetically modified foodstuffs have been unpopular with consumers, who see them as questionable tools for big farming, with potentially sinister effects on both people and the environment. But POSSIBLE BENEFITS It has never been greater.
arts and ideas
A forgotten queen of nineteenth century opera
One of the leading opera figures of her time, Pauline Viardot was a talented singer, author, teacher, and entrepreneur. A magazine in London wrote in 1848: “Her technical skill alone is formidable. In the completeness of her color scale, she is perhaps without rival.”
So why haven’t so many people heard of it?
“Like many influential women of her time, the fame of the men around her overshadowed her,” The Guardian wrote in 2006.
Now, 200 years after her birth, her works are enjoying a revival as part of a wave of interest in long-neglected composers. Oprah’s conductor told The Times that she is “an excellent example of an artist who should be better known today”.