The fall into the abyss of Pedro Castillo, from rural teacher to detained ex-president. Celine Dion reveals that she has “stiff person syndrome”, a rare neurological condition. This is what you should know to start the day. First the truth.
1. Will there be Argentina vs. Brazil in the semifinals?
This Friday Argentina will play against the Netherlands in their quarterfinal match of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, while Brazil will face Croatia. They are two high-level duels that could result in a stellar South American semifinal, a replay of the 2021 Copa América final that Argentina won. But first the albiceleste, who is coming from less to more in the World Cup, must consolidate their good game against a weight rival, and Brazil for its part has to ratify its favoritism. Follow up-to-the-minute coverage here.
2. Russia frees Brittney Griner
The American athlete was exchanged for the convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, in a mediation that was negotiated Fjoint arrangement between the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, the countries said in a statement.
3. Ukraine asks the US for cluster bombs
The petition for cluster bombs, described to CNN by several US and Ukrainian officials, is one of the most controversial Ukraine has made to the United States since the war began in February.
4. The fall into the abyss of Pedro Castillo
Former teacher and union leader Pedro Castillo came out into the open to be narrowly elected in a July 2021 runoff, seen as part of a “pink tide” of new left-wing leaders in Latin America. He now met a humiliating end for the brief time that the now former president of Peru was in office.
5. The Uvalde sheriff had vital information that he did not share
Despite 30+ years of experience, knowing not only his own staff but many in the command structures across the multiple agencies that came to Robb, Sheriff Ruben Nolasco decided to stay at a different crime scene, as under control, while a far greater disaster unfolded. When he finally arrived, he didn’t take charge and didn’t make sure that the cries for help of some girls trapped with injured classmates and teachers were answered. CNN exclusive.
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Portugal rejects reports that Cristiano Ronaldo threatened to quit the World Cup
The Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) denied this Thursday that star striker Cristiano Ronaldo has threatened to leave the team during the Qatar 2022 World Cup after being named as a substitute against Switzerland earlier this week.
Luis Enrique stops being the coach of Spain
The Royal Spanish Football Federation announced this Thursday that Luis Enrique ceased to be the coach of the Spain team after the elimination in the round of 16 of the World Cup in Qatar at the hands of Morocco.
Harry compares Meghan to Diana and criticizes the “unconscious bias” of royalty in a Netflix documentary
Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, have lashed out at “unconscious bias” within the royal family and defended their decision to leave the institution, as their highly anticipated Netflix documentary series threatens to deepen the division between the couple and Buckingham Palace.
Kamala Harris will swear in Karen Bass as the first female mayor of Los Angeles
Vice President Kamala Harris will swear in Karen Bass as the 43rd mayor of Los Angeles at an inauguration ceremony on Sunday, and It will be the meeting of two democratic women who have broken barriers in politics.
The FDA authorizes the updated vaccines against covid-19 for children from six months
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized this Thursday that updated covid-19 vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer / BioNTech for use in children from six months to five years . Bivalent vaccines target both parental strain and against omicron BA.4/5 strains.
the figure of the day
Gasoline prices in the US are now lower than they were a year ago. The median cost of a gallon of regular gasoline in the United States is now $3.33, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA). A year ago it cost $3.34.
quote of the day
“Unfortunately, these spasms affect all aspects of my daily life, sometimes causing difficulties when I walk and not allowing me to use my vocal cords to sing in the way I’m used to”
Celine Dion Reveals She Has ‘Stiff Person Syndrome’ a rare neurological condition.
And to finish…
The TikTok voice corresponds to a person. This is his story
Behind TikTok’s narrator feature Jessie is broadcaster Kat Callaghan. The woman shares what it’s like to have her voice attached to countless viral videos and how Jessie differs from other artificial intelligence speech generators.
Source: CNN Espanol