Qatar World Cup could start a day earlier than scheduled | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Qatar World Cup could start a day earlier than scheduled |  Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Opening ceremony and Qatar versus Ecuador match could be played on November 20, according to a proposal put forward. The Qatar World Cup 2022 looks set to start a day earlier than scheduled allowing the hosts to play the opening game of the tournament on November 20 following the opening ceremony. In the current fixture … Read more

Haiti violence: Gangs gain the upper hand in war with police

Haiti violence: Gangs gain the upper hand in war with police

Port au Prince, Haiti CNN — The rounds bounced off the armored vehicle, as police carried a limp civilian to the sidewalk – another victim of the brutal, daily shootings that plague the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince and the surrounding area. Here, inside the gang-held territory of Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti’s SWAT team has driven into a gunfight … Read more

UN chief criticizes `grotesque greed’ of oil companies

UN chief criticizes `grotesque greed’ of oil companies

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations chief sharply criticized the “grotesque greed” of oil and gas companies on Wednesday for making record profits from the energy crisis on the back of the world’s poorest people, “while destroying our only home.” Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said it was “immoral” that the largest energy companies in the … Read more

As inflation in Argentina skyrockets, everyone is poorer | Business and Economy News

As inflation in Argentina skyrockets, everyone is poorer |  Business and Economy News

Buenos Aires, Argentina — After Ivana Roa lost her job a few years ago as a manager at an energy company, she went back to school to study law and economics with the aim of building a new career and income. But those hopes are dwindling fast as a deepening economic crisis is breaking thirty-year … Read more

Medical staff in Argentina to be tried for Maradona death | Soccer News

Medical staff in Argentina to be tried for Maradona death |  Soccer News

A judge orders a culpable homicide trial for eight medical staff based on evidence they failed to take ‘action that could have prevented the death’. Eight people who took care of football legend Diego Maradona will be tried in Argentinian courts for homicide, according to a court ruling following an investigation into his death by … Read more

Why Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira risked their lives in the Amazon

Why Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira risked their lives in the Amazon

Sao Paulo CNN — Dom Phillips and Bruno Araujo Pereira, veterans of the Amazon, would have known the risks they faced when they set off for Atalaia do Norte in the Brazilian rainforest’s remote Javari Valley – a trip that ended in tragedy, after Brazilian authorities said Friday they had identified the remains of Phillips. … Read more

Miami, Toronto, Mexico City named among 2026 World Cup co-hosts | WorldCup

Miami, Toronto, Mexico City named among 2026 World Cup co-hosts |  WorldCup

FIFA unveils list of 16 cities in United States, Canada, and Mexico that will host matches in 2026 World Cup. FIFA has unveiled the 16 cities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico that will host matches during the 2026 World Cup — the first time in history that three nations will co-host the international … Read more

Heartbreak for Peru as ‘ecstatic’ Australia qualify for World Cup | Qatar 2022 News

Heartbreak for Peru as ‘ecstatic’ Australia qualify for World Cup |  Qatar 2022 News

Doha, Qatar – Peru’s football fans were left in tears after their team missed out on World Cup 2022 qualification following a 5-4 loss on penalty kicks to Australia. Substitute goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne saved the final penalty from Alex Valera to send Peru packing, much to the disappointment of the vocal 10,000-strong support in the … Read more

Flight cancellations pile up on Memorial Day weekend

Flight cancellations pile up on Memorial Day weekend

Hundreds of flights worldwide were canceled by midday Sunday, adding to the mounting number of scrubbed flights during the busy Memorial Day holiday weekend in the United States. More than 1,260 flights had been canceled as of 2:30 pm EDT Sunday, according to flight tracking website FlightAware. That followed more than 2,300 cancellations on Friday … Read more

Air travelers face cancellations over Memorial Day weekend

Air travelers face cancellations over Memorial Day weekend

Travelers queue up move through the north security checkpoint in the main terminal of Denver International Airport, Thursday, May 26, 2022, in Denver.David Zalubowski/The Associated Press Airline travelers are not only facing sticker shock this Memorial Day weekend, the kickoff to the summer travel season. They’re also dealing with a pileup of flight cancellations. More … Read more