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[000:00:00;00] ah, was who's this is the w news live from her land. the u. s. denies it is behind cheap, his biggest wave of protest this decade. cuban security forces clamped down after thousands take to the streets. the government there blinked. washington for the rest of the coming up authorities from south korea, bramble to stem. a search in corona virus cases imposing that toughness
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restrictions yet on the capital and the health workers living that the mental scars seems corona virus crisis. we speak with some of those. let people traumatized by what they witness was 10 days from the start of the olympic games and tokyo, the 1st of 11000 athletes begin moving interview olympic village and they type corona virus controlled. ah, i'm sarah kelly. welcome to the program. the united states has denied cubic accusations that it is to blame for an extraordinary wave of protests. on the caribbean island, people across cuba took to the streets on sunday benting, their frustration over food and medicine shortages and record cove in 1900 infections. president miguel diaz can now said that us economic sanctions were
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stoking the rest. the, these are the images cuban, state tv, broadcasts of sundays mass protests. the country is going for, it was a moment crisis in decades. they took out the 1000, took to the streets of havana and elsewhere to process food and medicine shortages . cubans, president miguel de of canal said it was the work of trouble may cuz i had of it yesterday. they threw stones at police forces turned over columns tersely vulgar in decent and delinquent behavior. have gotten the response of the protest semester, almost unprecedented in the history of the communist country. president diaz can now blame us sanctions, who the unrest you have been carrying out policies that mileage
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human more than 5 people for more than 60 years, and you intensify them in the midst of a pandemic. and now you want to present yourself as the big savior, lift the blockade left and 243 measures and we will see how we get along. well, no, we're going to doubles us secretary of state antony blink and says the cuban regime have no one to blame but itself, it would show that they simply are not hearing the voices and will of the cuban people. people deeply, deeply, deeply tired of the repression that has gone on for far too long. and president joe biden express taller diety, with the protest of the united states, stands firmly with the people, or q as they assert their rights. and because the government from cuba to refrain from violence or attempt to silence the voice of the people campbell
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clients for time to the streets of havana on monday. but the force not for security forces patrolled the capital in large numbers. mobile internet outages were frequent throughout the day and access to many social media sites was blocked . and does key was president, have any ground for accusing the u. s. of a hand in these protests. we put that to william the ground professor of government, an expert and latin american politics based at american university in washington, dc. well, i'm sure he points to the fact that the united states has been spending about $20000000.00 a year in support of opposition elements inside cuba. but the reality is that these demonstrations were too large and 2 broad in scope across the island to be strictly the result of any effort by the united states to foment opposition. people are just,
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you can amicably desperate and frustrated right now because there's no food in the stores. there's no medicine in the pharmacies. there is no fuel to gas stations. and there are now rolling electric blackouts in the middle of summer. and so people are just angry and the result is this kind of social explosion for us embargo plays an important role. donald trump black remittances from cuban americans going to their families in cuba. and that was about $3500000000.00 a year in hard currency flow and foreign exchange currency that cuba no longer has . and that effected the standard of living of about 60 percent of cuban families. and it meant the government had a lot less foreign exchange currency to be able to import food and medicine. so i think we'll have to wait and see whether this is the 1st of a kind of a cycle of protests as we've seen in a number of other countries,
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or whether this was just one single days worth of social explosion. but either way, the underlying social tensions and grievances that people have are not going to go away. and so they'll manifest themselves in one way or another. and that was american university professor william leo gram speaking with us about the situation in cuba. sure. some other news, at least 50 people have died in a fire that ripped through a hospital ward, treating corona virus, patients and southern iraq. many others are in critical condition. protesters gathered in front of the hospital and mayor's office. it is the 2nd hospital fire in iraq. this year dozens of texas democrats have fled the state of war, the approval of the bill. they say makes it harder for minorities to vote. the texas house of representatives no longer has enough lawmakers to conduct business. the governor has threatened them with aggressive on their return session after special session hotel collapse and eastern china has killed at least 8 people.
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authorities say several others were told to live from the rubble in the city. to jo, a large scale rescue operation is now underway. the cause of the collapse on monday afternoon is being investigated. and south korea. another cove of 19 wave has struck spurred by the highly contagious delta variant. it's recorded over a 1000 daily cases for a 7th day in a row. the government has imposed its toughest curves, yet on the capital soul. they include banning gyms from playing fast music to prevent visitors from breathing to ard. but the most stringent measures are making it hard for small businesses to stay afloat. so 3 as late as cove in 1900 wave has hit the country hard, the government has clamped down with new guidelines including social distancing
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that have especially affected small businesses. these for rent signs tell the story in terms of the economic impact of the cove at 900 pandemic, no neighborhood in sole, has been quite so stricken as a one. this one's bustling, multicultural, entertainment and shopping district suffered a cluster outbreak in may of 2020, infecting about 250 people and causing a significant drop in visitors and business. young young man opened a cafe, offering a variety of drinks in her own blend of coffee beans. just as the pandemic arrived in early 2020, soon, her business would really feel it. all you got? my cafe is close to one. so last year outbreak there affected our sales as well. we hardly, so any customers you feel it was like a ghost town here. when a younger part, that's all since monday gatherings have more than 2 people other than family are
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banned after 6 pm in the capitol saw where 80 percent of new cases are located. rule breakers of this and other restrictions face stiff penalties and fines. we need to be very careful. we disinfect the store every couple of hours and disinfect tables meticulously after customers leave. we give out hand sanitizer and ask everyone to wear a mask as well as register with a q r code. so crew has been praised for its early success against the virus only to have cases linger and grow soon, harsher restrictions returned. what would happen to me as a business owner, i'm not happy about the new rules, but trying to reduce the number of daily confirmed cases by maintaining social. the student is better than more people getting infected for me. and i will go ahead and y'all have young severance hospital, dr. young men overseas covey,
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900 testing. he says the more infectious delta very. and now makes up more than 25 percent of south korea. new cases go. this delta variance starts to spread in the general population. it will encounter other variance and create a new variant. and this continues. the virus would be able to create a variable that resists the vaccines. so we should try our best to prevent delta from spreading further. her and i still go just 11 percent of the so green population is fully vaccinated, and officials hope her immunity will be achieved by november. the new guidelines are set to be in place for the next 2 weeks. at least on greece and france are introducing mandatory vaccinations for health care workers and a bid to tackle increasing corona virus infection right there. on monday the great prime minister, curiosity smith, so talkies ordered all staff in hospitals and retirement homes to book an
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appointment before mid august. same quote. the country is not going to close down because of the attitude of some people in france. meantime, president emmanuel mccall has announced a september deadline for a medical workers inoculation deadline. and he said that the option of a compulsory vaccination for every citizen is also on the table. you do live, we must move towards the vaccination of every one in france because it's the only way to return to normal life. initially for nursing or non nursing staff in retirement homes, clinics in the hospitals, establishments for people with disabilities. for volunteers who work in contact with elderly or project people, including at home vaccination, will be made compulsory without delay. hopefully get to some of that don't. and france has labeled neighboring spain as a corona, virus,
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red zone as 2 regions. there we introduce measures to halt rising infection numbers . residents in catalonia will be limited to gatherings of no more than 10 people. and public activities must end at half past midnight. in valencia, a nighttime curfew is being implemented between the hours of 1 am and 6 am infections among unvaccinated, young people are contributing to the search spread, dw corresponded, young philip shall to standing by with the view from seville in spain. so tell us a little bit more about the sky rocketing infection rates there. well, it's complicated as always with a panoramic, but experts point out 2 main factors. first of all, delta, of course, contrary to many european countries, spain decided to lift all restriction on traveler from the u. k. in may and experts
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agree that contributed to the record spread of the data variance yet the 2nd reason is big party. some weeks ago the feeling was saying that the panoramic a basically over and the threat and with the spirit of the upcoming summer season. so lots of young people went on with it for dis, no huge ends of the party. and they turns out into huge super reading events. in one case on the island of my york out 600 students got infected in one evening. we just heard john phillip, that france and greece, you know, in response to, to rise in case numbers there that they are now making the job mandatory for some groups. how about in spain is something similar being considered well, some spanish regions that have
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a lot of political autonomy talked about such ideas in the past, but they hadn't been a big discussion on the national political level yet. i think this has to do a lot with effect that the general willingness to get vaccinated. it's very high. your spend, sir, it's so at it among the higher and all of europe, almost half of the entire spanish population is already fully vaccinated. and among the most vulnerable groups, including doctors and nurses, the rate is about 90 percent. in many cases, i think this has a lot to do with effect, that especially have to be getting off the fund that make spend what extremely affected by the virus we saw pictures of overwhelmed us. and this has had a long lasting psychological effect on the venue. young phillip sholtes,
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bringing us up to date with the view from seville. thanks so much. thank you. all the horrors witnessed by health workers during the peak of spain's corona virus crisis have left deep mental scars. many are now in therapy, while others have left their jobs completely. we spoke with some of those living with the traumatic aftermath. the atmosphere at the corona warrant often died. hospital and madrid seems almost relaxed right now. many birds are empty at the moment. for internet clara, in this blanket the days have again become a bit more bearable. she and her colleague slipped through the worst of the pandemic. it just left them deeply traumatized. nancy me out into a big hole. i cried in the corner. i couldn't take hearing anything more about covert victims because in the end they were also my victims in the way the last
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february and march for 100 people who die every day. that was devastating. many were already desensitized at that point. what of each of these $400.00, i can give you at least 2 or 3 names and the names of the children. for me, these are not numbers. it also weighed on her that for months she could not see her daughters to avoid possible infections. and the blanket is now in therapy. i mean now you want them to help me to understand that no one outside of you can really understand what we have lived through in here. it was told, and we also don't want to talk about it. and he said that only get him on that many colleagues in the hospitals in madrid share that opinion. experience was too traumatic. first studies show that at least 40 percent of medical professionals need a psychological assessment. and some experts, even things that there's already another pandemic that will soon spread worldwide. the one that affects mental health official at the hospital, 500 out of
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a 1500 professionals require extra help. for instance, in the psychiatric ward, which has set up special support group, she was a matter. it was induced by the we already put preventive groups in motion before it will escalate it. get, i'm going to put, these are groups where people can talk about the experience to doctors, nurses help, and one of us i colleges to share what they're worried about, who people are going to be. of course, ask people in between the frustration of not knowing how to use their expertise, like under normal conditions and not knowing what you deal with the huge car has developed. and it's putting a strain on metrics for laura sam. this strain for her to leave her job. the intensive care medic contracted cobit 19 and then went back to work in the ice. you despite suffering from long cove, it we're not keeping euro's when you work in the intensive
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care unit. you're used to $2448.00 or 72 hours shift, almost without a break. without help, you are strong. you can do that. and all of a sudden you can't any more than it's time to look for help. i went to work crying, then at work i saw how the nurses would cry in the kitchen or where the patients were. the situation was desperate. i found them like this. i cried with them and then i cried on my way back home in the car. at some point i said to myself, it cannot go on like this, you know, or some way for you to see if it's the decision she doesn't regret. many of the effective medic saw now processing what they have witnessed. they hope the long queues at spain vaccination centers will keep the bed that the i feel free. so they will really have time to heal south africa has deployed its military to stop the violence, sparked by the jailing of former president jacob's duma,
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at least 6 people have died. hundreds more, have been arrested. south africa, the highest court has begun. hearing zoom is appeal against his 15 month prison sentence, for contempt, presidency over the post has called for comb. warning the unrest could lead to shortages of food and medicine. soldiers gone the streets of south africa, then to protect police after protests, month by looting and destruction of property became more violent. looters planted, a large shopping mall in durban overnight is one of many businesses in the port city that will ransacked over the weekend. another shopping mall lies in ruins in peter mad. it's book, some 80 kilometers from durden. the unrest has been mainly concentrated in the south eastern province, of course, in a town. during this whole region, many of his supporters, they were angered by him at 15 months jail turn, imposed failing to appear at
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a corruption inquiry. but now the violence is also spread to johannesburg. south africa's economic panel hill with police rich, then the army will deploy troops to the 2 most affected regions. although these maybe opportunistic act of looting, driven by hardship and poverty. the poor and marginalized bad that are to made branch of the destruction that is currently underway. gina is popular among many of south africa is less well off, his imprisonment has laid bad deed divisions in the country. let's take a look at some other stories making headlines. prosecutors and venezuela have charged a key opposition. politicians with terrorism and treason. after arresting him on a highway friday is a close ally of opposition leader one. why don't you off?
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the vision says that you are. the force is also entered quite a home on monday and threatened him with the rest of a report by the united nations has found. the corona virus pandemic has contributed to an increase in the number of people facing hunger worldwide. nearly one and 3 people did not have access to enough food in 2020, and increased of almost 320000000 people in a single year. thousands of fish have been dropped from the sky into a leak in the u. s. state of utah, aerial fish stocking helps to restore population in lakes where fish no longer naturally reproduce. the plane can drop up to 35000 fish in a single flight. credible imagery, there will now 10 days from the start of the limpid games in tokyo and athletes have finally begun moving into the olympic village. $11000.00 athletes will be housed in
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a strictly controlled environment due to the corona virus. they will only be allowed to leave the village in order to train or to compete. athletes will be tested every day of their stay. no spectators will be allowed into the venue to see them compete. it's another critical moment for the io see president thomas bock who himself has emerged from quarantine. just as the city of tokyo has officially entered a state of emergency due to sharply rise in case number's good fortune is not something tokyo. 2020 has been blessed with the latest set back flooding at the international press center. i, as the president almost seemed to take it lightly after 3 days of isolation, he is out and about and trying to see the positives after testing negative. we all regret the decision for not having spectators for the spectators,
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but even more so for the athletes who will not be able to enjoy life of the olympic atmosphere. the athletes can come and concentrate on what the olympic games for in the essence. and these are the olympic competitions. athletes will live in a bubble environment only outside the olympic village and competition sites. organizers have toyed with the idea of sending them on bus ride through the city to give the guests at least some semblance of sight, seeing some locals feel less confused about rolling out the red carpet to the guests, arriving from all around the world. demonstrations were held on the weekend outside thomas bus 5 star hotel i think that we demand the games be cooled off. we have suffered enough under the current of ours pandemic, and the strict measures but, but seems unconcerned with our situation,
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which makes me all the more angry i oh, it's so unfair that all taxes are being spent to further the interests of this ios, the mafia. all the c claims, all decisions are reached in tandem with the japanese government, with case numbers rising. local officials in tokyo have just enforce the state of emergency again for the 4th time. restaurants will close at 8 pm and cannot sell alcoholic drinks. but the city is already at breaking point with the virus running rampant, even without foreign fans arriving for the games. now in italy, the returning heroes of the victorious euro 2020 squad have delighted found with an open top bus tour to rome. it plant parade was canceled because of corona virus concerned that after meeting president, sergio my fidela, the italian players and staff showed off the trophy a top their team, but they made the short journey to be received by the prime minister. mario drunky
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and thousands turned out to cheer them on on now imagine a world without coffee apples or tomatoes according to the united nations. this isn't entirely unthinkable given the steady decline in b populations the world over. because act as pollinators, for many of our favorite fruits and fewer bees means less food. that's prompted a new breed of b rescuers. in malaysia. it's not a job for the faint of heart when he's not working his day job as a software developer. oil and shares often hands deep in a swarm of bees or without a protective suit. he's just one of the volunteers that might be savior. a group of environmental activists rescuing hides from destruction. the volunteers handle
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up to 10 relocations a day, acting on people from the public, local officials in malaysia. those calls usually go to the fire brigade who often towards the entire nist. my be savior provides no tentative to killing the insects . but changing attitudes remains to make a challenge. so yeah, perception the me reading just so the moment if they see me immediately. hi to find some way to, to remove to be the bees of vital to our food systems as pollinators of major crops. but the u. n is warning of rapidly declining numbers to, to habitat, los pollution and pesticides that here's crisis in us and europe where we're having a problem. we be going almost same thing. so before that happened here, i think is important that we continue with the piece of the b and
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make sure that doesn't happen here. and yes, these volunteers do get stung, but it's a price they're willing to pay to save the small but vital creatures. one swarm at a time. you buy and with that now you're up to date on the w news coming up. next it is kick off. i'm sarah kelly in berlin and thanks for watching the the news.
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