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the trumpet vitae steve this year the trump deficit crossed the trillion dollars you'll be urging everyone not to reelect in the. protests against president have also now those pandemic response as brazil records more than $50000.00 coronavirus debts. i'm about to send and this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up u.a.e. backed southern separatists in yemen seize control of the strategic island from the saudi backed government. egypt says it supports a political settlement in libya a day after president sisi threatened military action against the un recognized
government. serbia's president toasts his election success bots not all parties recognize the result. the world health organization has reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases with more than 180000 new infections on sunday while some countries around the world are now winding down their fight against the pandemic for many the scale of the battle continues to grow that america has recorded more than 2000000 confirmed cases with more than half of those in brazil protesters marched against president jabil so not his response to the pandemic as deaths across $50000.00 in europe the rate of infection in germany has . jumped sharply partly to the relaxing of restrictions the country has recorded
its single largest outbreak in a slaughterhouse with more than 1300 workers testing positive meanwhile spain has reopened its borders to the rest of europe they're hoping an influx of visitors can steady the struggling to resume industry. no reports from the argentine capital want to say it is with numbers still rising across latin america all possible solutions are being tried. as dawn broke over the bolivian capital as indigenous worshipers welcome the i modern new year and asked the song that the entire to destroy the cockpit 1000 virus. and it was just the thing with the ceremony to us and god with the rising of the rays of the sun we've destroyed the corona virus at the same time we've asked for help for all of the people of the past and for the whole world bolivia has reported more than 23000 infections and
740 deaths it's suffer the corruption scandal in the health ministry or the health system is a breaking point some patients dying in the street because hospitals will fall apart by a few unmonitored my father died last tuesday at dawn in my house we kept the body inside the house for 2 days and now my sister has the same symptoms. the government in bolivia one of the poorest countries in the region says it's doing all it can it's a message repeated across the continent. but for these indigenous people from colombia's embury community it's not enough and at the moment the law but. until now we've persisted during the pandemic no one from the colombian government has provided anything to us even after the last 6 protests there's no guarantee for us people here aren't going back we're not moving from here. they're camping in the capital after being evicted from their land locked down restrictions mean they've nowhere
to sell their wares the surviving on handouts. meanwhile there were demonstrations in brazil home to more than half the 2000000 latin americans infected with the virus some criticized president john bolton are as handling of the crisis well of the supported him a reflection of the debate raging across the region where the number of deaths and of those infected by the covered 1000 virus continue to rise. al-jazeera. ok let's go to north america where there's been a spike in corona virus infections in several u.s. states with new delhi cases nationwide at their highest level in almost 2 months florida reported more than $4000.00 new cases and saturday in south carolina another 1200 infections were recorded that's as lockdown measures continue to ease in both states julie fisher is the director of the elizabeth r.
griffen program at georgetown university medical center she says surges of infections across the u.s. are likely to be caused by gatherings of people without taking protective measures across the whole u.s. we are seeing a fairly stable plateau right now with increased testing which says that the overall epidemic nationwide is is stabilizing but we are seeing these surges in states 2 to 3 weeks after they relax social distancing measures which are most likely associated with people mixing again without having adequate public health measures in place to to identify those who are infected and prevent them from spreading the the infection to others the politicization of the response to cope in 1000 i think has been unprecedented there's always politics when outbreak when when we must respond to outbreaks because it's a demand for resources and there will be differences in opinion on how best to use those resources the politicization of basic public health control measures is
certainly contributing to the on even spread of disease and to these surges in community transmission in states that have opened early without the public health measures in place to try to protect their populations and as i mentioned spain's state of emergency has been lifted more than 3 months after it was imposed to stop the spread of coronavirus the country's borders and now open to almost all of its a unibrow as without the need for quantum team and hope it's not too late to salvage the look at the summer travel season i'm here with reports. the freedom to travel once again both within spain and further afield as its borders with most of the european union are finally reopened and one of the longest lockdowns imposed in march to stop the spread of the virus is completely left it isn't the end of the government of us is that i feel good because i can finally go home and i'm not scared to take this flight because there are health precautions in place i'm happy
to be going back home. spaniards were told to stay within their own province until now so with the state of emergency ending roads and trains to take them perth fields soon filled up spain's economy relies heavily on tourism visitors are now starting to come back but it will be a wait to see if the numbers are enough to sustain the industry you know he's a pretty accurate but it's the 1st time i've seen this many people and it's good because we need to reserve if not we will be in trouble but this is much more than just about the economy for many people it's personal a lender who lives in a care home in madrid is now able to see more of a family more often gets able to. it's a long time since i've seen him she says after being reunited with her grandson. spain is trying to move forward from this crisis but more than 28000 people died
from corona virus here and remain very much at the forefront of everyone's mind emma haywood al jazeera. yemen's southern separatists have seized full control of the island or so-called struck the southern transitional council says it's also deposed the governor of the island but yemen saudi backed government is calling it a coup is the latest move from the separatist group which wants to see a sovereign state in southern yemen report. celebrating the new military game forces loyal to the self supplies southern transitional council to see took full control of so katra the archipelago is located in the arabian sea overlooking vital or oil and gas shipping routes through the gulf of aden babil manned and the red sea this is a major victory for the u.a.e. backed separatists who took over the city of aden 2 years ago and further expand
that influence by announcing sell through in the south in april. by seizing so katra the s.t.c. moves closer to words achieving their goal breaking away from the north and reinstating the republic of south yemen that existed until 1990 which was united with the north the internationally recognized government of president i'll double months for her to be condemned the action by the s.t.c. as a coup based in saudi arabia had he and his our allies feel betrayed by their hosts in riyadh what. will be what happened in sokoto is an occupation by the saudis and the immoralities i call on the government to resign and seek another honest partner. 5 years ago saudi arabia and the u.a.e. launched a major military campaign in yemen their stated goal was to defeat the who thiis.
group that sees the capital sanaa into 1014. the saudis and the emirates accuse iran of using the who these to destabilize the region of a campaign soon into a humanitarian disaster. thousands of civilians were killed millions face shortages the u.n. considers yemen the worst humanitarian crisis in the world now that the separatists have captured so. they are likely to turn their attention to the provinces of. the last areas in the south under the control of these loyalists. the latest developments are likely to undermine the u.n. . and the war in yemen and start political talks between warring factions.
the country now is more divided than ever raising fears among its people over a prolonged conflict more casualties and more suffering. libya's u.n. recognize government has warned egypt that any move to interfere in its internal affairs would be seen as a blatant declaration of war on saturday egyptian president. said he'd order his army to step in every libya's strategic city is attacked but egypt's foreign minister says his country backs a political solution to the conflict such as under the control of libyan warlord hafer hafta but the turkish back to g.n.d. forces have been advancing for several weeks. is in misrata with more on the reaction from libya's internationally recognized government. several d.n.a. officials have responded to the president of the 5th to his c.c.'s remarks on saturday called the mystery that's the speaker of the high state council has said
has denounced his remarks calling them a violation to libya's sovereignty of the g.n. a military commander was spoke to a little while ago he said that their forces are adamant and they will answer search now it's important to note that these are forces that know the territory and certain very well in 2011 forces primarily from here in this russia were responsible for entering search and capturing and killing one more good that they did that of course with nato support in 2016 the same forces are the ones who entered sirte and liberated it from eisel they did that of course with american support so these are forces that know the territory well they are confident they can enter sirte and they say that they will and you know the commander earlier told me that the d.n.a. or our forces will not stop until we in his words liberate all of libya from have to control and so what we're seeing is the genie forces out of the political
officials here are adamant about. getting aletha have to out of the picture they say they won't negotiate with after and they're adamant about retaking or taking control of all of libyan land. still ahead on al-jazeera we go into the heart of one of mexico's last remaining rain forests amid the battle to save it deforestation. i don't know anyone in the city that does not have. running out of water and in zimbabwe who in fundamentalists are blaming. the plenty of heavy rain again throughout much of central eastern china but also you can see this way the cloud and that is bringing some pretty heavy downpours
into central areas of japan so it is a go through monday that rain beginning to push into tokyo 23 is the high but feeling really quite miserable the heavy amounts of rain and the usual rains again through the central areas of china to the south it is not too bad that doesn't mean those areas that have been flooded have got some rest but also you know just to the north across into have a we'll see some rain showers again at times they could be fairly heavy so temperatures just in the low twenty's this woman to beijing at $33.00 and then they say the next lots of heavy rain works its way across the n.s.a. and eventually pushes on towards the korean peninsula and then in india some very good progress this year the monsoon rains are doing extremely well you can see all this cloud that's where we're seeing some very heavy and much needed downpours meanwhile to the north you to pradesh you can see the storm clouds are gathering but the rain the monsoon rain has yet to reach that properly until the very end of june we will see want to scan the thunderstorms but you can see where the bulk of the rains will be maharashtra disha up into the northeast and all the while the
shadows along the western gas but of course away from the rain that is where temperatures are a little bit high but they have come down over the last couple days so on cheese day new delhi with a high of 35. it's saudi arabia publicly championing women's rights so you can use committed to hiring excuse empowering women while privately punishing those who step out of line they've been aided lap and from there we lift our stake into the security he pointed out is there a world examines the alleged detention and torture of saudis women activists the only charges against them relate to their talking to foreign organizations like human rights watch and amnesty international saudi women reform or oppression on al-jazeera. the.
daughter of jazeera a reminder of our top stories this hour the world health organization has reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases with over 180000 new infections on sunday brazil has passed 15000 deaths linked to corona virus as anger as president adjustable synonomous response grows. yemen's u.a.e. supported southern separatists have seized control of the island of sumatra southern transitional council says it's taken over government facilities and oppose the governor you haven't saudi backed government is calling it a coup. libya's un recognized government has warned egypt that any move to interfere in its internal affairs would be seen as a blatant declaration of war on saturday egyptian president abdel fattah el-sisi
said his country had a legitimate right to intervene but egypt's foreign minister says his country backed a political solution to the conflict. so i mean as president has declared what he's described as a historic victory for his party in the parliamentary election there the serbian progressive party of alexander of which it has been widely expected to win an absolute majority in sunday's ballot exit polls show the center right party took more than 63 percent of the vote a number of opposition parties boycott of the polls saying it wouldn't be free of fair because of his control over the media. which is what over there. we want the greatest confidence from the people tonight the biggest ever in serbia in times when a few believe we can do it this is also a warning from our voters to be even more responsible and much more diligent and to get the best results for our people. they are going to give us the leader of the opposition alliance for serbia group says he does not recognize the result.
today serbia unequivocally said no to the regime of alexander abnormalities and madness which we have been exposed to in our previous years to boycott fulfilled its meaning it's completely exposed the regime and today everyone can see what serbia looks like. china's controversial new security law could be enforced in hong kong within weeks china's top legislative body announced it will meet for another 3 day session next sunday but it's unclear whether the proposal is on the agenda details of the law emerged on saturday revealing mainland courts will have jurisdiction over certain national security crimes and in hong kong pro-democracy labor unions have failed to get enough support to strike against the legislation the referendum needed 60000 votes in support of strike action but just under 9000 people participated it's seen as a blow to the city's anti-government protest movement which has lost momentum due
to a ban on public gatherings over coronavirus. donald trump's decision to hold a campaign rally against the advice of medical experts is coming under growing criticism at least 6 members of the u.s. president's campaign staff tested positive for coronavirus before the gathering began and ahead of his tell all book release former national security advisor john bolton has repeated his allegation that the president is more focused on reelection and public health by kind of reports. a federal court ruled his books publication could go ahead john bolton was once again in the spotlight. the former national security advisers book will be released to the general public on tuesday among the many statements critical of his former boss that obstruction of justice is a way 'd of life in the white house a view he says was shared with others in the president's inner circle look these were things that i could see some evidence of and they bothered me greatly members
on both sides of the aisle in congress remain shoppy critical of bolton his refusal to give evidence and impeachment proceedings and his apparent willingness to profit from his criticism of john bolton is a political opportunist any profiteer he had the opportunity to step forward and participate in the house impeachment inquiry and share any information that he had about wrongdoing by president trump and other members of his administration and he declined the problem is that when you're selling a book you're not putting yourself in a position to be cross-examined so for 2995 you can monetize his national security clearance but under oath he would have an opportunity to answer questions and not just make assertions the white house has made clear it is contemplating civil or criminal charges against bolton but apparently unruffled by this threat he continued to lash out at president trump i don't think he's fit for office i don't
think he has the competence to carry out the job there really isn't any guiding principle that i was able to discern other than what's good for donald trump's reelection other critics point to the president's decision to go ahead to the campaign rally in tulsa as evidence of his willingness to put people at risk in advancing his political agenda his supporters in oklahoma and to through scanners and temperatures were taken but you wore mosques in accordance with government health guidelines including children. and of course the president refuses to do so the highest risk gatherings are those that are large indoors where people can stay apart from each other more than 6 feet and where people travel from out of town 6 campaign staffers tested positive before the rally even began the incubation period is estimated to be up to 2 weeks so the president could be holding another rally or
any infections during this one of fully accounted for. you organizers say they had been at the cations for a 1000000 tickets if so the bus majority of those who applied stayed away the shade told speeches by president and vice president to the expected tens of thousands in the oval area will abruptly canceled a possible sign that while the president may act as if the pandemic is over many of his rank and file followers not my kind of. washington well the seemingly endless stream of control over seas surrounding trump are now impacting his popularity has said the american public is rating his performance political web site 538 has collated all the polls to show trump has a disapproval rating of 55.2 percent his approval rating based on the same polls is 41.4 percent that compares to the average approval rating for all u.s. presidents from the 1900 $38.00 to know of 53 percent according to gallup an access
survey monkey poll taken a week ago found 53 percent of voters will back joe biden that leaves trump needing to make up ground only 43 percent of adults said they'd vote for him. peter loaches an associate professor of media and public affairs at the george washington university he says even trump support base is beginning to wane. people don't see clearly to ship out of the president they don't see a sense of empathy and their peace only seeing that his claims that the pandemic was suddenly vanish magically go away or simply so be disconnected from their day to day reality and he's not offered the words that give us clear direction he's also not modeling good behavior because of the future this year is going to remind us that a lot can happen in 5 months and a vendor 3rd is just over 5 months from now so so a lot probably going to happen i think if i were advising the president i would suggest that he call more demeter that he did he reach out to bring people together
to acknowledge there were a difficult time in this country that endemic with record unemployment with with social and civil strife to say you know what now as a country we've had our a political battles that we need to come together to to make sure that our families are cared for to make sure that we can develop an administrative axiom to make sure that america can get back to work and that every american is treated fairly i think if you did that then that would certainly help i think would help in the most of course is a miracle cure or miracle rebound to the economy neither of which are likely to happen between now and november. scientists and indigenous leaders in mexico are battling to save the last pocket of tropical rain forest in north america it's thought 90 percent of the luck and on a rain forest has already been lost to deforestation by old apollo traveled into the heart of the jungle in southern mexico. the luck and the rain forest in southern mexico it's the region's last great tropical jungle. flying
above the forest canopy reveals the scale of this wild expanse dotted by lakes waterfalls and agent ruins. al-jazeera followed a team of scientists with the nonprofit group now to tell me he counted. for the past 40 years conservationists here have been engaged in a dedicated effort to save what remains of the rainforest and. we work on monitoring projects to increase our watch over the forests where we are now is on disability from truck cameras we watch the different mammals in the area that serve as indicators of the health of this ecosystem the luck into is home to hundreds of rare species many of them critically endangered like the jaguar. these scarlet macaws are part of the last wild population of this species in mexico. in the absence of conservationists these vibrantly colored parents would likely disappear
from the region altogether the lek and the rain forest accounts for less than a quarter of one percent of mexico's landmass yet is home to more than 25 percent of all the country's animal species. say young man as he needs more for generations the luck and on my own have maintained a philosophy of living in harmony with the forest and. today they are part of conservation efforts led by scientists and are calling on the mexican government to do more to stop the poor station up of. the federal government fall from scaling back the extent of cattle ranching continues to promote and this one the main cause . deforestation so livestock farming and agriculture remain the most significant threat to the rainforest it's estimated that all but 10 percent of the luck and dorna has been lost. the local communities have begun developing new ways of making a living this butterfly farm for instance breeds a number of rare species and the sale of souvenirs keeps business afloat. the
growth of adventure tourism in the region has also created jobs and helped generate important environmental awareness among members of the community and then. in the past people who didn't have a form of income to sustain themselves many people like myself would immigrate to the united states but now thanks to this project we could no longer have that need . at the current pace of deforestation one percent of the like and 2 in a jungle is destroyed every year but those who are fighting to preserve what's left insists it's not too late to reverse course and reclaim this important ecosystem. biosphere reserve. somebody has endured years of drought and environmentalists say property developers are making a worse but accused of causing a drastic fall in the levels of groundwater by building homes on protected wetlands i want us us more from harare. and dorothy wakeling strongly
objected when a property developer try to build houses on this protected area is one of several with lands in harare ecosystems such as marshes and urban areas that soak up and store extra rainfall and water we have seen all over most of these open spaces that are lived unfortunately that is the target of developers with just randomly butin on these. scientists say wetlands purify and still ground water which is then gradually released into rivers and lakes years of drought in zimbabwe have made these water bodies even more precious in history you've had cities over the thousands of years that have dried up and people have moved away from those cities we heading in that direction and i cannot say that strongly enough. we are i don't know anyone in the city who does not have the problem. many dams rivers and lakes are slowly disappearing several parts of the
country apart just as the economy worsens was a bobbins a coming to harare from smaller towns and rural areas and this emitted 2000000 people live in and around the capital putting a strain on its already depleting water sources. city council's approved development permits after an environmental impact assessment has been done municipal officials deny allegations made by some environmental activists that they are purposely allowing landowners to build illegally on with lands and more of that is being used to draw the board for action. drilling other institutions you don't. that is this is can be used to predict december. they're full of going towards heroes just took a bored witless but they're not fond of coming to council droppers council to release a piece of land that they presume is wit and predicted zimbabwe is
a signatory to the international ramsar convention a cittie for the conservation and sustainable use of quick lands but as urban migration increases even more pressure to build and grow food in my areas conservation asay protecting these few remaining water bodies left in urban areas needs a more political will and environmentally friendly policies how do. i doubt. this is a disease that these are the top stories the world health organization has reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases with over 118000 new infections on sunday brazil has passed 50000 deaths linked to corona virus as president jabil synonymous response rose. has more from argentina's capital one a service. there have been growing protests against him around the country
people have been marching in sao paolo on sunday and in brasilia on sunday he failed to appear today there's been no direct response from him to that number of 50000 deaths over a 1000000 people in brazil now infected with covered 19 virus among those were 21 for bullets from the corinthians football team in sao paolo one of the major teams in latin america of 27 players tested $21.00 were found to have the virus that will have an impact in the news in brazil and spain has opened its borders to visitors from mostly european countries a compulsory 2 week quarantine will be waived for new arrivals spain's covered 1000 outbreak has been one of the worst in europe you have and southern separatists have seized control of the island looser culture of the southern transitional council said it had taken over government facilities and deposed the governor yemen saudi backed government is calling it a coup. libya's
a un recognize government has warned egypt that any move to interfere in its internal affairs would be seen as a blatant declaration of war on saturday egyptian president abdel fattah el-sisi said his country had a legitimate right to intervene but egypt's foreign minister says his country backs a political solution to the conflict. serbia's president has declared what is described as a historic victory for his party in the parliamentary election there the serbian progressive party of alexander had been expected to win an absolute majority in sunday's ballot exit polls show the center right party took more than 63 percent of the vote a number of opposition parties boycott of the polls saying it wouldn't be free or fair because of the control they say blue chips has over the media. and those are the headlines the news continues here on al-jazeera after inside story goodbye.
could egypt and turkey go to war in libya egypt's president threatens to send in the army its turkish fact troops make more gains how does that further complicate libya's civil war this is inside story. hello and welcome to the program. the battle lines of libya's civil war are changing quickly a few weeks ago after us forces were on the outskirts of the capital tripoli they fought a 14 month battle to remove the un recognized government of national.