Reporters Without Borders denounces Vincent Bolloré’s methods against information

Breton industrialist Vincent Bolloré, in Paris, February 3, 2016. GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT / AFP “These repeated attacks on press freedom and editorial independence constitute an unprecedented threat to democracy. “ These sharp words, which one would believe intended to denounce the situation of a distant authoritarian country, characterize, according to Reporters Without Borders (RSF), … Read more

United States to reopen land borders with Canada and Mexico to vaccinated visitors

Queue at the Canada-U.S. Border at Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, August 9, 2021. GEOFF ROBINS / AFP After having already announced the impending end of restrictions for travelers vaccinated against Covid-19 arriving by air, the United States will open ” beginning of November “ their land borders with Mexico and Canada, also to visitors vaccinated, … Read more

a dozen European countries in favor of the construction of “walls” at the borders

EU Migration Commissioner Ylva Johansson and Greek Migration Minister Panagiotis Mitarakis in Luxembourg on October 8, 2021. ARIS OIKONOMOU / AFP They flew over the question, which has become, it is true, banal: the European ministers of the interior and in charge of migration, meeting Friday October 8 in Luxembourg, did not want to dwell … Read more

More than two years after their closure, Venezuela reopens its land borders with Colombia

A Colombian soldier in 2019, on the Simon Bolivar Bridge, between the Venezuelan city of San Antonio de Tachira and that of Cucuta, in Colombia. SCHNEYDERM / AFP The political and diplomatic crisis between Caracas and Bogota appears to be on the verge of fading. Venezuela announced Monday, October 4, the reopening of its land … Read more

Chad withdraws 600 soldiers from the “three borders” zone

Military exercises in the Sahel, in February 2015. STRINGER / REUTERS Chad announced on Saturday August 21 that it had halved its troops deployed in February within the anti-jihadist force of the G5 Sahel in the area of “Three borders”, on the borders of Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso. “We redeployed 600 men in Chad … Read more

Saudi Arabia reopens its borders to vaccinated tourists

The Covid-19 pandemic has killed more than 4.19 million people worldwide since the end of December 2019, according to a report established by Agence France-Presse on Thursday, July 29. The United States is the country with the most deaths (over 612,000), ahead of Brazil (554,000) and India (422,000). In addition, more than 4 billion doses … Read more

Canada reopens its borders to Americans vaccinated on August 9, to all foreigners vaccinated on September 7

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau July 15, 2021. CHRISTINNE MUSCHI / REUTERS Canada will reopen its land border on August 9 to U.S. citizens fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and all of its borders on September 7 to foreign travelers, the government announced on Monday (July 19). The pandemic has killed more than 4 million people … Read more

Mauritius reopens its borders to vaccinated people lacking the sun

To stay up to date with African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 am, find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of “Monde Afrique”. Ile aux Cerfs, Mauritius. WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Mauritius, a confetti state in the Indian Ocean, reopens its borders … Read more

Malta closes its borders to non-vaccinated people, a decision “contrary to European rules” according to France

Tourists at Palma de Mallorca airport in the Balearic Islands on June 30, 2021. ENRIQUE CALVO / REUTERS The Delta variant is progressing everywhere and several countries are forced to strengthen or restore measures to stem the spread of Covid-19. The pandemic has killed at least four million people worldwide since the onset of the … Read more