How Does Disease Move? Crash Course Geography #34

From outbreaks of measles in the United States and cholera in Haiti to patterns of lead poisoning near gold mines in Nigeria, medical geographers play an important role in tracking disease in the landscape. Today, we’re going to look at strategies medical geographers use to help as many people as possible achieve the highest levelContinue reading “How Does Disease Move? Crash Course Geography #34”

Let’s talk about our man in Haiti, Daniel Foote – Beau of the Fifth Column

Texas Republican congressman says the Border Patrol agents filmed whipping at Haitian migrants are ‘doing God’s work’

Rep. Tony Gonzalez defended US Border Patrol agents who were filmed whipping at Haitian migrants.  The Texas Republican said the agents were “doing God’s work fighting everything they can.”  The Department of Homeland Security has opened an investigation into the treatment of the migrants.  Rep. Tony Gonzalez, a Texas Republican, defended US Border Patrol agentsContinue reading “Texas Republican congressman says the Border Patrol agents filmed whipping at Haitian migrants are ‘doing God’s work’”

U.S. Plans To Deport Massive Number Of Haitians From Del Rio, Texas, An Official Says

A U.S. official says the Biden administration is planning “massive movements” of Haitian migrants in a small Texas border town on flights to Haiti starting Sunday. Plans have yet to be finalized, but officials are considering five to eight flights a day. San Antonio, the nearest major city, may be one of the departure cities. The official was notContinue reading “U.S. Plans To Deport Massive Number Of Haitians From Del Rio, Texas, An Official Says”

‘Losses will be high’: Magnitude 7.2 earthquake hits Haiti as Tropical Storm Grace approaches

A massive magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit Haiti early Saturday morning as tropical Tropical Storm Grace raced toward the island, potentially complicating rescue efforts.  The storm is expected to arrive late Monday night or early Tuesday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center. The quake has sparked comparisons to a devastating 2010 earthquake that killed an estimated 300,000 people, according to theContinue reading “‘Losses will be high’: Magnitude 7.2 earthquake hits Haiti as Tropical Storm Grace approaches”

Weather: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

John Oliver discusses the tension between the public and private worlds of predicting the weather. Nationwide Station Listing Using Broadcast Frequencies 162.400MHz 162.425MHz 162.450MHz 162.475MHz 162.500MHz 162.525MHz 162.550MHz https://www.weather.gov/nwr/station_listing

Earthquake Swarm in Southwest Iceland Continues

Nearly 800 earthquakes were detected between midnight and 10.00am this morning by monitoring equipment on the Reykjanes peninsula. The strongest was a magnitude 4.9 earthquake around 1.30am that was felt across the Reykjanes peninsula and the Reykjavík capital area as well as West and South Iceland. The earthquakes are part of a swarm that began five days ago andContinue reading “Earthquake Swarm in Southwest Iceland Continues”

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