Presidential 2022: on the left, the European question still as divisive

The headquarters of the European Union, in Brussels, Tuesday January 11, 2022. OLIVER MATTHYS / AP The kick-off, for six months, of the French presidency of the European Union (PFUE), Wednesday, January 19, is not to the taste of the left. No, because it demanded its postponement after the presidential election of April 10 and … Read more

In Uganda, the world’s longest school closure has left its mark

To not miss any African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 am, find a week of news and debates treated by the editorial staff of “Monde Afrique”. A teacher greets students on the day schools reopen, in Kampala, Uganda, January 10. BADRU KATUMBA / AFP Schoolchildren’s songs … Read more

Chile chooses the left to fight inequalities

Editorial. Chile turned a page in its history on December 19. By bringing Gabriel Boric to his presidency, with a large majority that a tight first round won by the far-right candidate José Antonio Kast did not suggest, the Chileans have chosen to turn their backs on a policy deemed responsible for deep inequalities , … Read more

Presidential election in Chile: a generation of left thirty-something at the gates of power

Sympathizers of Chilean presidential candidate Gabriel Boric, during a meeting in Santiago, December 11, 2021. JAVIER TORRES / AFP “Do not be afraid of the youth to change this country (…) if Chile was the cradle of neoliberalism, it will also be its tomb ”, proclaims Gabriel Boric, 35, in July, while he has just … Read more

In northern Mali, “Barkhane” left, but the authority of the Malian state did not return

By Cyril Bensimon and Morgane Le Cam Posted today at 10:43 am, updated at 10:48 am Reserved for our subscribers FactualThe French soldiers have completed, in Timbuktu, to withdraw from the bases which they occupied in the north of the country, to fall back in the only city of Gao. To not miss anything on … Read more

At the Munich hospital, “we are prioritizing patients, tinkering right to left”

A nurse at the University Hospital in Munich, Germany on November 23, 2021. ARNE PIEPKE / DOCKS COLLECTIVE FOR “THE WORLD” A deserted entrance hall, empty corridors, no one in the cafeteria: it’s hard to tell yourself that you are in the middle of the day, in the middle of the week, in the heart … Read more

On the “other migratory route”, the shattered dreams of Africans who left for Saudi Arabia

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. African migrants are gathered on the roof of a police bus before being transferred to a center … Read more

In Chile, a second round of presidential elections between the far right and the left

Far-right candidate Jose Antonio Kast when his first-round results are announced in Santiago on November 21, 2021. ESTEBAN FELIX / AP The banners are crumpled, folded between the hands or placed on the shoulders. The activists gathered at the headquarters of candidate Gabriel Boric (left), in Santiago, at the end of the first round of … Read more

Astronaut Thomas Pesquet has left the International Space Station and is en route to Earth

Thomas Pesquet, September 3, 2021 aboard the ISS. ESA / AFP The second attempt will have been the right one. After a first postponement of the return trip to Earth due to bad weather conditions, the French astronaut Thomas Pesquet and three of his teammates left the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday, November 8, … Read more

“Left in distaff during the Covid-19 crisis, the price of cotton is racing”

Lcotton on the side. He never ceases to appreciate himself. As proof, the pound of natural white fiber is trading at more than 1.1 dollars (0.95 euros). We have to go back in time to 2011 to get back to such a price level. Since January, the increase has exceeded 40%. No doubt, the price … Read more