Venezuela 2019

Venezuela Flag Rolling news from Venezuela: January Maduro defiant as Venezuelan opposition leader declares himself acting president – CNN The Observer view on why Venezuela needs consensus, not conflict Who Is Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó? – NPR ‘Enough already!’ Venezuela’s highest ranking military diplomat breaks with Maduro – Miami Herald https://www.npr.org/2019/01/29/689741688/united-states-warns-americans-not-to-travel-to-venezuela-as-tensions-rise Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro offers …

USA: Immigration Policy, Caravans, and Protests

Poster Spotlight on the zero tolerance program of the Trump Administration. Questions What are the immigration proposals? Who are the local reporters, activists and politicians working along the border? February 2019 What we know about the migrant caravan waiting at the Texas-Mexico border – Texas Tribune One caravan is in Piedras Negras, another is making …

Mexico 2019

Mexico flag Rolling news from Mexico in 2019 February El Chapo’s final chapter – @ioangrillo La industria cultural, un sector agraviado en México – El Financiero – @VekaDuncan January “Mexico has regained confidence in itself” “México ha recuperado la confianza en sí mismo” ⁦@m_ebrard⁩: “México ha recuperado la confianza en sí mismo” #REC2019 ⁦@SRE_mx⁩ pic.twitter.com/ISaL9UbgH7 …

1519 – 2019

Poster In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. Updates to include links to headlines and features, videos and presentations and virtual tours of the places visited during 1519. A special shoutout to Colibri winner Marlene …

Te Matatini 2019

Poster Held every two years the Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival – tematatini.co.nz – celebrates the cultural dance of the Māori people of Aotearoa (New Zealand). Audiences experience the best kapa haka in the world, taste Māori food (kai) and local delicacies and shop for Māori arts and crafts. 2019’s event takes place February 20-24 …

Earthstrong 2019

Graphic February 6 celebrate Bob Marley’s 74th earthstrong (birthday). Public activities take place at the Bob Marley Museum from 10am-10pm in Jamaica. Some of the party is streamed live online. Partners and sponsors: Digicel, Starlight Productions, Wisynco, Public Broadcasting Corporation of Jamaica, AV Concepts, Pure National Ice, Viking Productions, Jamaica Observer, Irie fm, and Hope …

2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages

Photo: Tienda Ayuuk, Clay Rabbits Mark your calendar. 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages (Año Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas). Hashtags: #iyil2019, #2019iyil Planeta.com will be updating relevant features that showcase successful language conservation campaigns including Dizhsa Nabani,  #UsaTuVoz , Kumoontun, and Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori. Suggestions are welcome …

Readings: Responsible Travel Week #rtweek19

Readings Welcome to Responsible Travel Week 2019, February 11-17. This page will be updated before and during the week. Background Planeta.com invites readers and friends to our annual Responsible Travel Week, February 11-17. 2019 is the 11th year for Responsible Travel Week (RTWeek) and Planeta.com‘s 20th year of innovative, community-driven, online conferencing. Participation is free …

Superbowl 2019

Photo: Tejate Bowl Our coverage of headlines, tweets and commercials from the 2019 Super Bowl between the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots in Atlanta, Georgia. An estimated $6 billion was wagered on the game. Streaming nfl.com/super-bowl/ways-to-watch Headlines https://www.boston.com/sports/new-england-patriots/2019/02/03/cj-anderson-tom-brady-super-bowl-eve https://www.thelines.com/super-bowl-how-much-money-bet/ https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-secret-to-the-rams-blocking-success-isnt-the-linemen-its-sean-mcvay/ https://www.theringer.com/nfl/2019/1/29/18202553/gerard-whateley-australian-broadcaster-super-bowl https://www.thenation.com/article/rams-stan-kroenke-patriots-super-bowl Commercials T-Mobile … Andy Warhol … Audi … Stella Artois … …

Australia 2019

Australia flag Rolling coverage of news in Australia January Australia desperate to ride ‘wave of outbound travel the world has never seen’ 20 good reasons to call a federal election right now with your favourite endangered psephologist Snitty the Cassowary! A cartoon. https://t.co/VF0NcZBJbS — F Onthemoon (@firstdogonmoon) January 22, 2019 Macquarie Dictionary’s Word of the …