EconomyWorld

Travel restrictions in Europe impacting tourism in Africa

European countries’ travel restrictions related to the covid-19 pandemic could cause the African continent to lose 17.4 million jobs and 102 billion euros by the end of the year, according to a report by the Tony Blair Institute. The report estimates the economic…
BrazilSociety

Brazil orders release of all prisoners who depend on bail

The Brazilian Superior Court of Justice (STJ) authorized on Wednesday the release of all prisoners in the country who only need to pay bail to leave prison, as a measure to contain the covid-19 pandemic. The Third Chamber of the STJ responded to a recommendation by the…
SocietyWorld

Covid-19 pandemic raises demand for private islands

Millionaires want to escape the pandemic by isolating themselves in private havens, but logistics is complicated Calls and emails arrive all the time, night and day. Potential buyers are no longer looking for fun or prestige. Instead, they ask about fresh water and solar…