Tuesday , November 24 2020

6.2 magnitude quake hits off Chile coast – USGS

The jolt occurred some 157.4 km (97.8 mi) to the south-east of Talca, a city of some 200,000 people south of the capital Santiago, late on Saturday.  There has been no tsunami alert issued as a result of the quake. Some 10 million people might have felt the shaking, according …

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Covid-19 pandemic could bring economic crisis on scale of ‘Great Depression,’ Putin tells G20 – warns of poverty & social disorder

Speaking at the virtual G20 summit of international leaders on Saturday, Putin warned that, “despite some positive signals, the main risk is still the so-called stagnant mass unemployment with a subsequent increase in poverty and social disorder.” “The coronavirus epidemic, the global lockdown and the freezing of economic activity launched …

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