February 2021

Schumer, McConnell end standoff to organize 50-50 Senate

February 03, 2021 in International

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced an agreement Wednesday with Republicans to organize the evenly split chamber, ending a weekslong standoff that prevented the new Democratic majority from setting up some operations and soured relations at the start of the congressional session. Schumer, D-N.Y., said that...

People in Martinique hit the streets to demand carnival

February 03, 2021 in Regional

People in Martinique took to the streets on Sunday to back demands for the authorities to permit a ‘traditional’ carnival. Hundreds took part.The group, accompanied by music, strolled through the streets of the Martinique capital, Fort de France. They stopped at the official residence of the Prefect...