Crisis Lines

Ministers reprimand SWISS directors about bonuses

SWISS and Edelweiss aircraft on the ground on April 21, 2020 due to the Covid 19 pandemic at the Dübendorf military airfield in Switzerland. © Keystone / Valentin Flauraud Government ministers admonished the directors of Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) to pay out bonuses last year despite receiving state aid …

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Bloomington executives learn about June floods and sewer problems

How Bloomington reacted to last month’s extensive flooding, and how the disaster affected infrastructure improvement plans, continues to dominate public discussions among city guides. On Monday evening, much of the Bloomington City Council full committee meeting focused on the June 24-25 floods. Council members are trying to solve the puzzle …

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Man tells of the crisis on the farm through poetry

By Barry Adams Click here for updates on this story ARENA, Wisconsin (madison.com/Wisconsin State Journal) – The words are about earth, tools and cows. There is talk of family and friends, of housework at dawn, of walks along a stream. Daniel Smith’s poems also tell the stories of the physical …

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Sunshine Skyway Bridge fences help prevent suicides

PINELLAS, Florida – It’s what many know as the beautiful gateway to Tampa Bay, but it also has a dark side. At 60 meters high, the Sunshine Skyway Bridge is one of the best suicide bridges in the country. It’s something Florida Highway Patrol corporal Tabarie Sullivan knows all too …

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The new fault lines on which the world economy rests

July 10, 2021 TER pandemic caused a terrible economic slump, but now a strange, heady boom is in full swing. Oil prices have skyrocketed as restaurants and haulage companies struggle and flatter to recruit staff. With public companies signaling that earnings will hit an all-time high this year, stock markets …

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Economic crisis, severe bottlenecks make Lebanon “dead” »Albuquerque Journal

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Lebanon is raising fuel prices to ease bottlenecks

BEIRUT, June 29 (Reuters) – The Lebanese government raised fuel prices by more than a third on Tuesday, a move aimed at alleviating crippling scarcity but will increase pressure on impoverished consumers. The government effectively cut fuel subsidies last week as Lebanon grapples with a catastrophic economic collapse that has …

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Our view: averting a psychological crisis | editorial staff

They say they are experiencing “skyrocketing demand for mental health services in an environment where they cannot meet growing treatment needs,” reported Richard Craver of the Journal last week. “Quite simply, the behavioral crisis in North Carolina has reached a state of emergency and we urgently need your guidance and …

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Acting Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mr Ramesh Rajasingham, briefing the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Syria – Syrian Arab Republic

as delivered New York, June 23, 2021 Thank you, Mr President. Following the Secretary-General’s remarks and his latest report, I will focus my briefing today on five points: first, the continued spread of COVID-19; second, the effects of the economic crisis; third, the water crisis; fourth, the protection of civilians; …

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COVID-19 News: New COVID-19 Vaccine Efficacy, MIS-C, and More

COVID-19 multisystem inflammatory syndrome observed in adults A 60-year-old Canadian man was diagnosed with multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C), a rare side effect of COVID-19 in children. The study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, suggests that age should not limit MIS-C as a possible diagnosis. His symptoms were persistent …

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