• The effects of coronavirus begin to be felt in Rome

    Rome, Italy – Rome had so far remained relatively oblivious to the social alarm generated in northern Italy because of the coronavirus, but recently the ‘eternal city’ has begun to see nearly empty monuments, an unusually spacious public transport and some closed shops and restaurants. In the infectious diseases’...
  • Sharp fall in tourism in Japan due to coronavirus

    Tokyo, Japan – Tourism reservations in Japan for this month of March have fallen by 34% and by April they have been reduced by half because of the outbreak of coronavirus, according to industry data released today. According to the Japan Travel Agents Association, this fall affects both travel...
  • Fuerte caída en las reservas turísticas en Japón a causa del coronavirus

    Tokio, Japón – Las reservas turísticas en Japón para este mes de marzo han caído un 34 % y para abril se han reducido a la mitad a causa del brote de coronavirus, según datos del sector difundidos hoy. De acuerdo con la Asociación de Agentes de Viajes de...
  • EarthTalk Q&A: Amazon Fires

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss  EarthTalk   Fire isn’t new to the Amazon rainforest of South America, but it has certainly reached epic proportions this year. Some 26,000 different fires are now burning continuously throughout the region. Many of these blazes have been set intentionally by ranchers and farmers...
  • Mexico City Metro running like clockwork in its 50th year

    Mexico City – Instructions blasted over loudspeakers by the Collective Transport System (STC) – the Mexico City Metro – tell passengers not to get in the way of the doors closing when someone deliberately or accidentally keeps them open, even for a few seconds. A single second lost alters...
  • Metro de la Ciudad de México funcionando como un reloj en su 50 aniversario

    Ciudad de México – Las instrucciones emitidas por los altavoces por el Sistema de Transporte Colectivo (STC), el Metro de la Ciudad de México, le dicen a los pasajeros que no se interpongan en el cierre de las puertas cuando alguien las abre de manera deliberada o accidental, incluso...

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