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.
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny splashed with green paint in the face as he campaigns in the town of Barnaul.
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The Cape Verde islands are looking to wind and solar power to bring down their high energy bills, while at the same time doing something positive for the environment. A public-private partnership is helping make this a reality.
Iran's child street-sellers, Cape Verde beaches choking from litter and fake #10YearsChallenge photos
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Iran's child street-sellers, Cape Verde beaches choking from litter and fake #10YearsChallenge photos.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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".
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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.".
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The legalization of cannabis and COVID lockdowns appear to have increased its regular use, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime report finds.
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Family and friends of British journalist Dom Phillips attended his funeral near Rio de Janeiro. The last rites for Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira, who was killed while working with Phillips, were held a day earlier.
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Group of Seven leaders have unveiled an infrastructure plan meant to bolster the global economy and counter China. But crippling debt owed by poorer countries may get in the way.
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The event in Portugal will present a nonbinding declaration meant to curb ocean pollution and destruction, as well as discuss financing models for ocean preservation.
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An oil supertanker that has been moored in the Red Sea off the coast of Yemen since 1976 could break apart and unleash part or all of its 1.1 million barrels of oil on the Horn of Africa, the UN warns. Also in this edition: Britain's Prince Charles expresses regret for the legacy of slavery, and Rwanda is set to produce its own mRNA vaccines in a first for the continent.