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US President Joe Biden consolidates his majority in the Senate, with a total of 51 votes now. A majority obtained after the victory of Democrat Raphael Warnock in the state of Georgia, who obtained his re-election on Tuesday, December 6. He was opposed to a protege of Donald Trump, the Republican Herschel Walker, for the last act of these “midterms”. The two men had already faced each other in November and a second round had to be organized to decide between them.
The kick-off of COP15, the United Nations conference on biodiversity, took place on Wednesday, December 7, in Montreal. As with the climate, there is urgency: all of humanity is facing a risk of collapse if ecosystems are not preserved. One million species are now threatened with extinction. Quentin Duval’s report on saving the monarch butterfly in Mexico.
Cuban Olympic boxing teams are open to women. They will now be able to invest the ring in Cuba, world power of boxing. A historic decision after long years of prohibition. A women’s team could even represent the island at the Central American Games in San Salvador in 2023.