Disons-le d’emblée : Le Monde n’a pas lésiné sur les moyens pour couvrir les primaires démocrates étatsuniennes, avec des mises à jour quotidiennes, et trois envoyés spéciaux ou correspondants sur place (Corine Lesnes, Gilles Paris et Arnaud Leparmentier). Pour autant, la couverture de ces élections par le quotidien témoigne de plusieurs travers bien connus du … Continue reading “Primaires démocrates dans Le Monde : misère du journalisme politique”
APIA (6 March 2020) — In an historic extraordinary outreach session, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child met government officials, UN agencies, civil society and children to discuss the situation of children’s rights in the Pacific. “For many …
It was a big day for Joe Biden, and a disappointment for Bernie Sanders. Mike Bloomberg got a sweeping win in American Samoa as a return on his massive spending. He’s cut his losses and endorsed Joe. Elizabeth Warren is on her way out, the only question is whether she will endorse Bernie. And then … Continue reading “The Democrats’ Durable Dichotomy”
“The struggle of maturity is to recover the seriousness of a child at play.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil I remember fondly now the early days of my anthropology studies as an undergrad, talking bones in class, smoking bones after. Studying cultures, living it. Talking with my professor about Julian Jaynes’s crazy theory … Continue reading “Boas’s Constructors: The Project to Remove the Stranglehold on ‘Culture’”
In October 2015, Boris Johnson, then the mayor of London, and Mike Bloomberg, his former New York City counterpart, sat onstage at a conference in London and sang each other’s praises. “I should say how much every current mayor — and there’s a lot of mayors here today — owes to you, for what you’ve done, … Continue reading “Boris Johnson Went from Big-City Mayor to National Leader. Mike Bloomberg Could Not.”
On a CNN panel on Monday, host John King spoke with Politico reporter Alex Thompson about the possibility of Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard qualifying on Super Tuesday for the party’s primary debate in Phoenix later this month. “I will note this, she’s from Hawaii,” King said of Gabbard. “She’s a congresswoman from Hawaii; American Samoa votes on Super Tuesday. … Continue reading “DNC Scrambles to Change Debate Threshold After Gabbard Qualifies”
A l’issue du «Super Tuesday» – journée cruciale dans la course à l’investiture présidentielle qui s’est déroulée le 3 mars – l’ancien vice-président américain, Joe Biden, a pris l’avantage sur le sénateur du Vermont, Bernie Sanders, dans les primaires démocrates. Selon un décompte évolutif mis à jour par CNN ce 4 mars après le dépouillement de 80% des bureaux … Continue reading “Après le «Super Tuesday», quel candidat démocrate fera face à Donald Trump en 2020 ?”
Ce mardi 3 mars, près de 40 % des délégués démocrates seront choisis dans 14 États, dont la Californie et le Texas, plus les îles Samoa. Pour la presse américaine, cette journée promet d’éclaircir encore davantage les rangs des candidats démocrates à la Maison-Blanche.
En Algérie, la polémique sur la question de la binationalité et de l’accès aux postes supérieurs de l’administration et de l’État vient de rebondir avec l’annonce du projet de révision de l’article 63 de la Constitution qui porte sur ce sujet. L’argument principal pour la révision de l’article 63, est qu’il est anticonstitutionnel car il … Continue reading “Algérie – Article 63 et binationalité, Massinissa ou Jugurtha ?”
Samoa will host a rugby tournament, thanks to Chinese funding. But Australia sees the sport as its own soft power advantage.
For many Samoans, a recent U.S. federal court ruling threatens a distinct identity and way of life.
Beginning in the fall, the Revolving Door Project was one of a handful of voices drawing attention to Democratic primary candidates’ failure to release the names of their most important fundraisers. In op-eds, newsletters, and across other forums throughout the fall we repeatedly made the case that this consequential information could not stay hidden. Why … Continue reading “Who Exactly are Biden and Buttigieg’s Campaign Money Bundlers?”
CHRISTCHURCH January 2020. Samoa may be a long way from New Zealand’s Glacier Country, but the number of Samoan staff employed in tourism on the West Coast brings the ongoing measles epidemic in Samoa very close to home.
Cable comes ashore at second attempt in complex engineering operation following Tropical Cyclone Sarai Manatua One Polynesia fibreoptic cable will connect Rarotonga to Samoa, Tahiti and Aitutaki The 3600km cable will be Ready for Service May 2020
Par un arrêté ministériel daté du 6 janvier, la France a mis à jour sa liste des Etats et territoires non coopératifs en matière fiscale. Celle-ci compte désormais 13 Etats ou territoires. Parmi les sept nouveaux entrants on compte le Sultanat d’Oman, les îles Fidji, les îles Samoa, Trinité-et-Tobago, le Vanuatu, et deux territoires non-incorporés … Continue reading “La France ajoute cinq Etats et deux territoires d’outre-mer à sa liste noire des paradis fiscaux”
L’éphéméride des luttes du 28 décembre crée des situations partout et cherche sa réalisation dans la dérive continue. Des situations qui parfois sont chargées de poudre noire, bien sûr. 1831 : En Jamaïque, 30.000 esclaves poursuivent une insurrection armée contre le pouvoir colonial, qui dure jusqu’au 4 janvier. 1892 : A Paris, une bombe artisanale … Continue reading “Ephéméride des luttes : 28 décembre”
A team of midwives and a doctor from Save the Children’s Emergency Health Unit arrived in Samoa on Sunday to support the government’s response to the measles outbreak.
Seventy people have now died from Samoa’s measles outbreak, UN humanitarians confirmed on Tuesday, as the organization released emergency funding to help the authorities step up efforts to eradicate the preventable disease.
In response to the measles crises in Samoa, Porirua-based primary health care provider, Pacific Health Plus , in a joint project with Pacific Cooperation Foundation , are sending two staff to assist medical teams in Samoa.
In response to the measles crises in Samoa, Porirua-based primary health care provider, Pacific Health Plus, in a joint project with Pacific Cooperation Foundation, are sending two staff to assist medical teams in Samoa.
World Bank commits support to fight Samoa measles outbreak US$3.5 million to support measles emergency response, with further $9.3m program to address health system challenges SYDNEY, December 9, 2019 — The World Bank will provide US$3.5 million in funding …
The Salvation Army has launched an appeal to assist those affected by the measles epidemic in Samoa.
Apia, Samoa – The Prime Minister of Samoa Honorable Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi today launched the Samoa Measles Response and Recovery Appeal on behalf of the people of Samoa to support ongoing efforts in containing the measles outbreak and to effectively …
The Government of Samoa has declared a state of emergency in order to respond to…
The Muslim community in Christchurch will pay commemoration to those affected by the measles outbreak in Samoa today.
Following a request for assistance from the World Health Organisation, the EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been activated to tackle the serious measles outbreak in Samoa. Through this mechanism, two emergency medical teams from France and Norway …
Alors que plusieurs dizaines d’enfants sont déjà morts, le petit archipel du Pacifique a décidé une “fermeture totale” de deux jours à partir de ce jeudi 5 décembre afin de conduire une campagne de vaccination.
The Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand (FDANZ) has today released an update on the Samoa Measles Crisis.
Samoa shuts down its government amid a deadly measles outbreak and an anti-vaccine campaign.
By Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group 3 December 2019, original url: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/12/03/samo-d03.html
“It has been heartening to see again, the generosity of the New Zealand public during a crisis, but it is key that support matches the immediate needs in Samoa”, says CID’s Humanitarian Coordinator, Aaron Davy.
Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is reaching out to help our partners in Samoa as they work to fight the ongoing measles epidemic in their country. 2,936 cases of measles have been reported as of November 28 and 39 people have died from the disease.
UK medics will help save lives in Samoa where a fatal outbreak of measles is affecting thousands of people. The group of 13 British doctors and nurses left the UK for the Pacific island today (Friday, November 29) to help children who are suffering. The …
“Rotarians throughout New Zealand stand alongside the Samoan Community in their loss and grief of so many beautiful children.
A combination of the worsening crisis and calls from New Zealanders wanting to help, has prompted UNICEF New Zealand to initiate an emergency campaign in order to fundraise and intensify the response to the measles epidemic in Samoa.
Please donate to the Measles Samoa Fund Appeal. While help from New Zealand and Australia with vaccinations have arrived, what is not accounted for is the traumatic and social impact that the measles situation is having and will continue to have on families, …
The MEASLES SAMOA FUND APPEAL was officially launched yesterday to support parents like Tuivale Puelua and Fa’aoso Matavale of Laulii who lost three children to measles, two-year-old son and their one-year-old twins, sister Tamara and brother Sale. Sixteen …
UNICEF is supporting the Government of Samoa to respond to a measles outbreak in the country. The Government of Samoa officially declared a state of emergency on 15 November 2019, four weeks into the continuing measles outbreak with more than …
The established outbreaks in Samoa and Tonga have been getting steadily worse, and this week has seen six people quarantined in Fiji and a health emergency declared in American Samoa .
Le Maroc a fini par se plier aux conditions de l’Union européenne en matière de fiscalité là où l’on était en droit d’attendre un acte de résistance à ce qui ressemble à un diktat. La marche-arrière du Maroc transparait clairement dans certaines dispositions du projet de loi de Finances présenté dans la soirée du lundi … Continue reading “Comment l’Europe a tué Casablanca finance city”
Oct 22, 2019 Picture: The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) pledged on Friday to work hand in hand with the people of the Pacific to improve nutrition, and mitigate the worst effects of climate change, which pose an existential threat to many island nations across the region. The commitment came at a joint meeting … Continue reading “UN commits to help Pacific island agriculture adapt and survive climate crisis”
Sep 21, 2019 Picture: At first glance, Ireland and the Pacific Islands might not seem a natural fit. The countries seemingly share few cultural similarities while being separated by three continents and some 10,000 miles of ocean. But, at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Annual Meeting in Fiji in May, Ireland, the 18th biggest economy … Continue reading “Ireland, Climate Change, and the Case for Investing in the Pacific”
Photograph Source: Ralf Roletschek – GFDL-1.2 On August 18th, when President Trump first confirmed rumors that he was interested in buying Greenland, the American punditry chattered about it in every news outlet as an absurd joke. Trump himself seemed to play along by retweeting a meme showing a shiny gold Trump Casino towering over a … Continue reading “Trump, Greenland and Manifest Destiny”
President Donald Trump wants to purchase Greenland, a self-governing territory of Denmark. “Strategically, it’s interesting,” he observed, though “it is not number one on the burner.” Alas, the Danes aren’t impressed. “Greenland is not for sale. Greenland is not Danish. Greenland belongs to Greenland,” said Denmark’s Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen. Greenlanders were a bit blunter. … Continue reading “Forget Annexing Greenland, Start Breaking Up America”
Apia ( ESCAP news ) – The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in partnership with Global Affairs Canada and the Government of Samoa, today launched a new project to support the growth of women entrepreneurs …
Suva, July 12 2019- The opening of the 2019 Pacific Games in Samoa on the weekend was a showcase of the rich Samoan culture and heritage and heralds the start of two weeks of intensive competition by the best sports people in the region said SPTO …
NZDF Delivers Donated Equipment to Fiji And Samoa The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has delivered a tonne of donated gym and hospital equipment to Fiji and Samoa. Air Commodore Tim Walshe, the Air Component Commander, said a Royal New Zealand Air …
Jun 27, 2019 A crowdfunding platform for women farmers, online marketplaces for women-produced goods and services, and e-wallet enabled lending were among ten of the winning business models which will be co-funded by the United Nations to improve access to finance for women-owned, managed or led micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the region. … Continue reading “10 digital solutions for women entrepreneurs win support from United Nations’ FinTech Innovation Fund”
Jun 20, 2019 Picture: Manila, 19 June 2019 –( ASIA TODAY )– In the lead-up to the Asia-Pacific Housing Forum, Habitat for Humanity is excited to announce its collaboration with innovation technology partner Hilti Foundation and industry partner Ananda Development for the four-day event from September 16 to 19, 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. Rick Hathaway, … Continue reading “Partnerships and youth participation – key focus during Habitat for Humanity’s 7th Asia-Pacific Housing Forum”