Coronavirus live: Colombia faces calls to put capital into total lockdown | World news

10.32pm BST22:32 Face masks to be mandatory in English shops Face masks will become mandatory in shops across England, UK government ministers are to announce on Tuesday, following mixed messages, a cabinet split and mounting pressure on the country’s prime minister Boris Johnson to change public advice, Jessica Elgot, Heather Stewart and Vikram Dodd write. […]

On World Youth Skills Day, Don’t Forget the Importance of Soft Skills — Global Issues

Kisa Scholars receive their own planners at the conclusion of their “Creating a Timetable” lesson. Credit: AfricAid Opinion by Jessica Love (denver, colorado) Monday, July 13, 2020 Inter Press Service Jessica Love is Executive Director, AfricAid*, which works to improve the standing of women in society through robust, locally-led mentorship initiatives that cultivate confidence, improve […]

‘Plate-shaming’ is happening in Atlantic Canada as locals fear those from outside the ‘bubble’

TORONTO — Atlantic Canada’s reputation for being warm and welcoming has long been a source of pride. But instead of hospitality, the pandemic is exposing a glimpse of hostility aimed at those who are assumed to be outsiders. “Being from Halifax, growing up here all but eight years of my life, I really didn’t expect […]