Day: July 16, 2020

Social issues

Italy: 2019 is the third hottest year since 1961

ISPRA, the research center of the Ministry of the Environment said on Thursday that 2019 is the third-highest year in Italy since 1961.  It said that 2018 was the hottest and 2015 was the second hottest. ISPRA said that last year’s “abnormal peak” was in June. The temperature in the north was 4.25°C higher than […]

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Travel

Spain: Balearic Islands to enforce face coverings

The Balearic regional government is preparing to introduce the obligation to wear face masks in all public spaces, regardless of social distance, in accordance with measures taken in Catalonia and to prevent further infection of the coronavirus (Covid-19) with the Islands. The funds can come into effect this weekend. Wearing face masks is already compulsory […]

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Social issues

Montenegro badly hit by Covid-19

After the premature announcement of a ‘crown-free’ country in June, the authorities admit that the infection rate per 100,000 inhabitants is currently the highest in the Western Balkans. After the government announced Montenegro as “crown-free” in June, the authorities admitted that it has the highest number of active cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the region. […]

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Economics

Italy: Public debt reaches record high in may

The Bank of Italy said that the Italian public debt reached a record of 257.6 billion euros in May. The Central Bank said this was an increase of $40.5 billion from April.  Between January and May, the cumulative PSBR surged to 66.4 billion, more than double the 29.6 billion in the same period last year.  […]

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Culture Lifestyle Social issues

Italy: Demographic plunge except Bolzano

In Italy in 2019, there were fewer births and more deaths worldwide, except for Bolzano, the national statistical agency ISTAT, which was reported on Monday in the annual national demographic report. According to ISTAT, Italy’s demographic decline over the past few years has persisted in 2019 with a significant deficit of “ natural turnover ” […]

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