Cape Verde coats houses with anti-mosquito paint
18 June 2022 | 12:21 pm
Hundreds of houses in Cape Verde are being coated with an anti-insecticide paint to help stop the spread of mosquito-borne diseases, including malaria.
23 Feb 2019
Canadian artist Bradley Hart filmed the preparation of his new art project called 'Deconstructing Seurat' in New Jersey, United States between November 2018 and February 2019.
15 Nov 2019
Protesters in Bolivia have used an excuse against the mayor of the Bolivian town of Vinto, Patricia Arce, to force her resignation while on her knees after they sprayed her with red paint and subjected to two hours of humiliation.
26 Dec 2019
Angry protesters in the northeastern city of Guwahati come together to paint messages opposing India's citizenship law that has sparked deadly protests across the country.
2 Nov 2020
Indian art school teachers paint images of US President Donald Trump and Democratic Presidential Candidate and former US Vice President Joe Biden ahead of the upcoming US presidential elections, outside an art school in Mumbai.
13 Nov 2020
On the island of Santiago, a Capeverdean government project provides two neighboring and isolated rural communities with renewable energy free of charge. In total, 15 homes were equipped with photovoltaic kits. Residents are already feeling the impact of the arrival of electricity in their lives. Can this innovation prevent young people from leaving for the cities?
27 Nov 2020
Students from the Faculty of Arts and Design of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) paint a mural on the façade of the National School of Nursing and Obstetrics, dedicated to nurses who have worked throughout the coronavirus crisis in Mexico. More than one hundred students are involved in the project, working in small teams each day to avoid crowds, and the mural will eventually extend to a length of over 100 metres, featuring the portraits of nurses who have cared for Covid-19 patients.
19 Feb 2021
Two young Cape Verdeans turn used glass bottles and leftover PVC piping into vases and lamps for homes, bars and restaurants. And this is just the beginning of their "recycling with style".
30 Mar 2021
A campaign group for bereaved families draws almost 150,000 hearts on a wall opposite Britain’s Houses of Parliament as a memorial to victims of the Covid-19 pandemic. The group Covid-19 Bereaved Families For Justice UK, which organised the event, has called for a public inquiry into the government’s handling of the pandemic. Labour leader Keir Starmer also came to see the hearts and said it was a "close reminder to all of us that we must express our voices on behalf of those who have lost someone.".
10 Apr 2021
Young Cape Verde entrepreneur Edmara Cunha uses her artistic flair to give the traditional ragdoll a new look — and her business acumen to help pay for her studies.
21 May 2021
Cape Verde's Santiago island is filled with stray street dogs and cats. But a group of youngsters are taking matters into their own hands to vaccinate, neuter and look after the animals.
19 Jun 2021
Although they've never been to Cape Verde, siblings Jayla and Troy Pina will represent their mother’s home country at the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games. Troy, who’s 22, will compete in the men's 50m freestyle; Jayla, who’s 16, will compete in the women's 100m breaststroke. Together they form the first Cape Verdean swimming team to compete in the Olympics.
22 Aug 2021
Dozens of protesters march to the Royal Thai Police HQ in Bangkok, throwing paint at the entrance in a call to end the use of excessive force against them and demanding Premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha resign over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. The riot police retaliate by firing water cannon at the crowd and arresting a couple of protesters. Anti-government rallies held in the past three days have been dispersed using rubber bullets, tear gas, and water cannon.
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