47 La. firms make Inc. 5000 fastest-growing companies list

BATON ROUGE AREA: No. 274, PPMG, construction, 1,594 percent to $5.6 million; No. 275, MasteryPrep, education, 1,585 percent to $5.7 million; No. 1,414, Facilities Maintenance Management, construction, 287 percent to $11.4 million; No. 2,386, First Financial of Baton Rouge, business products and services, 152 percent to $2.4 million; No. 3,130, Southern Marsh Collection, retail, 105 percent to $22.1 […]

Brasil rebasa las 100.000 muertes por COVID-19

“Es muy triste. Esos 100.000 representan a varias familias, amigos, padres, hijos”, lamentó Marcio do Nascimento Silva, un taxista de 56 años que perdió a sus hijos a causa de la pandemia y se unió al tributo. “Alcanzamos la marca (de 100.000) y mucha gente parece no verlo, tanto del gobierno como de nuestra población. […]

Brazil passes 100,000 Covid-19 deaths, as cases top 3 million

And the website Inumeráveis, created to honor Covid-19 victims with individual tributes, is based on the premise that “there are those who do not like to be numbered; people deserve to exist in prose.” All the posts are prepared by volunteer journalists who use a questionnaire answered by friends and family at the time of […]

Brazil surpasses 100,000 coronavirus deaths

Former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Bolsonaro’s leftist nemesis, on Twitter denounced “the arrogance of a president who has chosen to describe this cruel virus as a little flu, defying science and even death, and who bears in his soul the responsibility for all the lives lost.”

2nd LD Writethru: Brazil surpasses 100,000 deaths, 3 mln cases of COVID-19

“That means that people must not stop taking measures such as wearing a mask, social isolation, not going out if it is not necessary, washing hands constantly … these measures are essential because we will probably have to live with the virus for a long time,” Kuchenbecker told Xinhua.

Lebanon: US Embassy Sides With ‘Peaceful’ Beirut Rioters as Anger Grows Over Port Explosion

Hours after the protests erupted, Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab said he would propose holding an early election to the cabinet on Monday. He added that he was willing to remain in office for two more months while the government would implement “structural reforms”.

New Zealand records 100 days without domestic virus case but warns against complacency

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand marked 100 days without a domestic transmission of the coronavirus on Sunday, but warned against complacency as countries like Vietnam and Australia which once had the virus under control now battle a resurgence in infections.

New Zealand records 100 days without domestic transmission of coronavirus COVID-19

“For countries like Australia and New Zealand the source of such outbreaks is likely to be from managed isolation and quarantine facilities because of the large numbers of people held there and the multiple shifts of staff involved in looking after them,” said Michael Baker, Professor of Public Health at the University of Otago.

U.S. defense chief confirms troops in Afghanistan reduced below 5,000 in months

“We’re going down to a number less than 5,000 by the end of November. We need to brief Congress from what that looks like,” Esper told Fox News in a Saturday night interview.