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Italians adopt (for the most part) a ‘green pass’ to prove vaccination from day one

ORBETELLO, Italy – Friday, the first day Italians were required to present a national health passport to access indoor restaurants, museums, gymnasiums, theaters and a wide range of social activities, Margherita Catenuto, 18, from Sicily , proudly displayed a bar code at the Capitoline Museum in Rome certifying that she was vaccinated. “It’s like showing […]

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Netherlands tightens entry rules for France, Greece, Switzerland and several other EU / Schengen countries

Dutch authorities have announced that from August 8, travelers from several countries in the European Union and the Schengen area will be subject to entry rules. Such a move was made after a handful of countries, which have recorded high infection rates with COVID-19, moved from green to yellow list, reports SchengenVisaInfo.com. Therefore, all people […]

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Foreign tourist arrivals in Spain hit a new low in the first half of 2021 | Economy and business

Workers set up an information board on Alcúdia beach in Mallorca on May 12.CATI CLADERA / EFE The first six months of the year marked a new low for the Spanish tourism sector, which is still struggling to recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Between January and June, there were 5.4 million international […]

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Six big contenders in two energy offers

September promises to be a month of developments and clarity for the landscape of energy privatization in Greece, tenders for the sale of 100% of DEPA infrastructure and 49% of the network operator of Hellenic Electricity Distribution (DEDDIE) being almost completed. The two tenders are going smoothly, mainly thanks to the interest of six parties, […]

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The economic benefits of cities in the developing world

Dulani Chunga moved from a safe, quiet but poor village in Malawi to Blantyre, the main business town, in hopes of changing her fate. He was drawn to the stories of streetlights, the opportunity to earn money and the chance to send his children to school. He lives in Ndirande, a huge slum with sordid […]

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Mexico opens Olympics with 4-1 win over France in football

Alexis Vega scored the first of four second-half goals for Mexico in a 4-1 victory over France on Thursday in the men’s Olympic football tournament. Mexico, who won gold at the 2012 Olympics, had the best chances in the first half but the game went scoreless at the break. Vega scored the first in the […]

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Peru’s new president must appease markets to save economy

Published on: 07/20/2021 – 23:02 Lima (AFP) Peru’s newly elected president, leftist trade unionist Pedro Castillo, faces an uphill battle to build the market confidence he needs to deal with a deep economic crisis in a country hit by the coronavirus epidemic, according to analysts. Voting last month for their fifth president in three years, […]

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Mary Kay Inc. advocates for the advancement of women’s economic empowerment and gender equality through a series of landmark engagements and partnerships around the world

DALLAS – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Mary Kay Inc., a global advocate for women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship, has stepped up its commitment to gender parity by issuing a position paper welcoming the European Commission’s gender equality strategy for 2020- 2025 and by joining the global action coalitions of the Forum for Generational Equality. The position paper, which […]

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France and South Pacific Countries Fight “Predatory” Fishing as China Expands Reach

The United States and its allies, including France, Japan, Australia and New Zealand, are actively expanding their activity in the Pacific to counter China’s influence. Though tiny in land mass, the Pacific Islands control vast swathes of resource-rich ocean known as Exclusive Economic Zones, forming a formidable border between the Americas and Asia. “To better […]

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Inventories drop amid fears COVID variants threaten economic recovery

From Wall Street to Sydney, stocks crash Monday amid rising fears COVID-19 infections means the pandemic is worsening in hot spots around the world. The S&P 500 stock index fell 1.6% in the first half hour of trading, after hitting a record just a week ago. Another sign of concern, the yield on the 10-year […]