Meryl Streep, Elena Poniatowska and more than 300 intellectuals ask to stop the repression against Cuban artists | International

A demonstration in Havana, Cuba, on July 11.ALEXANDRE MENEGHINI (THE COUNTRY) A new call to stop the persecution against Cuban artists has been made public this Wednesday with a joint declaration of 300 global intellectuals demanding an end to the repression in Cuba. Personalities at the level of Mario Vargas Llosa, Meryl Streep, Paul Auster, … Read more

Japanese billionaire launches to the International Space Station while waiting for SpaceX Moon ride

Three new spacefarers launched to the International Space Station this morning, a crew consisting of a Russian cosmonaut and two Japanese space tourists. One of the tourists on board was Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese billionaire who announced his intention a few years back to fly around the Moon on SpaceX’s future Starship rocket one day. … Read more

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, two crewmates arrive at International Space Station

Three people just arrived at the International Space Station — and two of them are space tourists. A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, video producer Yozo Hirano and cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin made contact with the orbiting lab Wednesday (Dec. 8) at 8:40 a.m. EST (1340 GMT). The trio left Earth just six … Read more

Atleti survives towards the second round; Real Madrid, first

The mattress team advances as second place in Group B, while the merengue squad tied the first place in sector D MADRID – The Atletico Madrid survived in To Dragao, achieved a triumph of merit and, benefited by the defeat of Milan against Liverpool, survives in the Champions League where he accompanies him Real Madrid, … Read more

Biden will warn Putin that NATO will strengthen its eastern flank if Russia invades Ukraine | International

In the heat of escalation of tension between both powers and at the doors of a crucial contact between Joe Biden, president of the United States, and the Russian Vladimir Putin, a high official of the State Department has advanced that Biden will warn in the videoconference scheduled for this Tuesday of that he is … Read more

Fuels get cheaper. See here where they cost less

Ohe fuel prices are cheaper this Monday, December 6th, with margin for a decrease of up to eight cents per liter in the case of plain gasoline 95 and five cents in the case of plain diesel, as reported by Jornal de Negócios at the end of last week. Even so, consulting the cheapest stations … Read more

Half a century in Japan teaching Portuguese to diplomats and fado singer candidates

Many former students suffered four years ago with the departure of José and Manuela Álvares from Japan – after all, the country was their home for almost half a century, as they arrived in 1969. And the Portuguese couple received emotional farewell letters, such as one that Manuela shows me with special affection, asking only … Read more

NASA astronauts replace damaged antenna on International Space Station

Astronauts replace broken antenna on International Space Station Astronauts began a several-hour spacewalk on Thursday morning, Dec. 2, as they set out to replace a broken antenna on the International Space Station, NASA said. (Credit: NASA via Storyful) WASHINGTON – An antenna broken on the International Space Station was replaced by two astronauts Thursday morning, … Read more

Chris Evans discusses his new book about Don Revie, which looks at the life of the former English international footballer

Don Revie was the inspiration for Jack Charlton’s glorious decade of success with Ireland. And Leeds United’s eight years of eighties’ wilderness in English football’s second-tier would have been prevented had the club appointed John Giles as Revie’s successor in the summer of 1974. So says Chris Evans whose acclaimed book about the Leeds and … Read more