Brazil's government announced on Thursday it planned to ban setting fires in the Amazon for 120 days, in a meeting with global investors to address their rising concerns over destruction of the rainforest. Ciara Lee reports
Brazilian health authorities are struggling to contain a coronavirus surge in the Amazon, in a country that now has both the second-highest number of cases and fatalities globally. Gavino Garay has the story.
Brazil's novel coronavirus COVID-19 cases are surging by the tens of thousands each day. What's more, CNN reports the country is contending with a parallel outbreak -- a flurry of corruption investigations. The two issues collide because the investigations involve the alleged misuse of public money rapidly shelled out for COVID-19 emergency procurement. The nearly 1,500 investigations have reached all levels of government, including three state governors.
This superbike will aim to break the Electric Land World Speed Record SUPERBIKE. The 270 kw (367 hp) Wattman is a high-performance electric motorcycle. It has been made by French company Voxan & is specially designed for the project. Voxan announced they will be looking to break the current 329 km/h (204.48 miles/h) record. They hope to achieve speeds beyond 330 km/h (205.05 miles/h). The attempt will happen July 2021 on the Salar de Uyuni Salt Flat in Bolivia. Riding this exceptional machine will be six-time Motorcycle Racing World champion Max Biaggi.
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As the world struggles to fight the coronavirus pandemic an unexpected outcome has been clearer skies. As the virus spread and countries imposed strict nationwide lockdowns more cities began to breathe cleaner air, including New Delhi, the world's most polluted capital.