To impeach or not to impeach? Another question that divides America
08 February 2021 | 1:42 pm
Donald Trump's impeachment trial is set to begin this week in the US Senate. In rural Pennsylvania, support for the former US president still runs deep.
28 Mar 2021
US Vice President Kamala Harris addresses the increasing level of hate crimes against Asian Americans in the US after eight people were killed in shootings near Atlanta, Georgia. Six of the victims were of Asian descent, exacerbating concerns about a surge in violence targeting the community during the pandemic.
3 Apr 2021
After Joe Biden's first formal press conference as US president, how did he do? Biden had already given a first formal assignment to his number two, appointing Kamala Harris as envoy to Central America on immigration at a time when there is a spike in refugees trying to cross over from Mexico. At the same time, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham is introducing a bill to tighten asylum laws, accusing Biden of "losing control" of the border.
17 Apr 2021
Our guest has made history for several reasons. Ruth E Carter is the first woman of colour to receive an Oscar for costume design for the iconic film "Black Panther", where among other things she transformed Chadwick Boseman into the King of Wakanda. She made history again earlier this year when she got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, making her the first Black costume designer to receive the distinction and only the second costume designer ever to have a star.
29 May 2021
The region, which includes hard-hit Brazil, has recorded almost 30% of all global fatalities. Meanwhile, US states are lifting lockdown restrictions as the rate of vaccination increases. Follow DW for the latest.
31 May 2021
Santiago Andres Cafiero, Argentina's Chief of Cabinet of Ministers, says that his country "tried to keep its commitment" to hosting the Copa America but that the "the epidemiological situation made it impossible for Argentina to do so," as it endures a record virus surge.
5 Jun 2021
The World Health Organization's emergencies chief Michael Ryan voices deep concern at the Covid-19 situation in South America, warning that outbreaks in the already hard-hit region are once again worsening.
4 Jun 2021
Peru has released new statistics showing that its COVID deaths number well over double the original figure given. And the pandemic holds sway over the rest of the continent as well.
3 Jun 2021
Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni says it is "alarming" and "worrisome" that the Copa America is now slated to be hosted in Brazil amid the pandemic.
10 Jun 2021
Chile inaugurates Latin America's first-ever thermosolar energy plant, a vast complex dubbed Cerro Dominador in the Atacama desert that gives a boost to the country's quest for carbon-neutrality by 2050.
11 Jun 2021
The Supreme Court is ruling on three cases where the plaintiffs argued that the South American football tournament posed an unacceptable health risk amid the coronavirus pandemic.
15 Jun 2021
Watching on from a bar in Buenos Aires, Argentina fans react after their side was held to a 1-1 draw by Chile in their opening Copa America Group A match. Superstar Lionel Messi scored a stunning free-kick but Eduardo Vargas equalised in the second half.
30 Jun 2021
Latin America, which accounts for one-third of the total global COVID-19 deaths, is struggling to secure vaccines. The region's ambivalence toward a patent waiver for vaccines has left many perplexed.
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