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The 5 things you should know this November 29: The omicron variant is already in North America

2021-11-29T11:24:00.801Z

Travel restrictions for the omicron variant. Honduras went to the polls. The aftermath of the earthquake in Peru. Also, it is International Jaguar Day. This is what you need to know to start the day. Truth first. 



Travel restrictions for the omicron variant.

Honduras went to the polls.

The aftermath of the earthquake in Peru.

Craft beer can be more expensive.

Also, it is International Jaguar Day.

This is what you need to know to start the day.

Truth first. 

1

The omicron variant has been detected in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa

Canada confirmed the first cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus, initially identified in southern Africa and which already has cases registered in several European countries such as Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom.

Why is there a new variant that worries the world?

What measures have been taken for travel and borders and in which countries?

This is what we know.

2

Presidential elections in Honduras

More than 3.2 million Hondurans went to the polls this Sunday to elect a president and other positions, which represents 62% of the people qualified to do so, according to the National Electoral Council (CNE).

This is what we know about Election Day and the results it will reveal to President Juan Orlando Hernández Alvarado's successor.

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3

More than 800 affected by earthquake in Peru

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck northern Peru on Sunday morning, the United States Geological Survey reported.

Although it was felt in several regions of the country, even in Ecuador, the authorities have not reported fatalities so far and a tsunami alert was ruled out early.

The people affected, as revealed by the National Institute of Civil Defense, are more than 800. Look at images of the moment of the earthquake.

4

Vaccination rates in Latin America

As multiple countries detect cases of the omicron variant and impose new restrictions, in Latin America, some nations are still struggling to increase their covid-19 vaccination rate.

Here are the rates by country in Latin America, according to figures from Our World In Data.

5

Losses in the world of art, fashion and sports

It was a weekend with various condolences.

On Saturday the Spanish writer Almudena Grandes passed away.

She was 61 years old and died of cancer that she disclosed herself.

This Sunday, the motorsport world said goodbye to Frank Williams, Formula One legend and founder of the Williams F1 team.

And also due to cancer, the luxury group LVMH reported the passing of Virgil Abloh, the artistic director of Louis Vuitton.

At coffee time

10 facts you should know about the jaguar, the king of America's cats

This Monday is the International Jaguar Day.

Here are some key facts about this iconic species from the region, which is threatened by habitat loss.

Indigenous communities fought to regain control of the forest in the Sierra de Juárez

They started a project to heal and preserve the forest, and also to take advantage of the wood that it gives them.

This is the result.

Dinosaurs look different from the Jurassic Park movies

Feathered dinosaurs, iridescent heads and more are some of the characteristics that science has discovered in these extinct creatures.

This paleoart shows a more realistic look.

Craft beer could be (even) more expensive

An ad for Ball Corp., one of the world's largest suppliers of aluminum cans, caused a stir in the craft beer industry.

Some manufacturers speak of bankruptcy.

Lindsay Lohan announced her engagement

With a series of photos on her Instagram account, the actress made her commitment to Bader Shammas known.

"My love.

My life.

My family.

My future, ”Lohan wrote, and showed her ring.

The number of the day

US $ 15,000

It is the figure with which LeBron James, the figure of the Los Angeles Lakers, was fined for celebrating with an "obscene gesture" during an NBA game.

Quote of the day

"We take this omicron variant very seriously and we know we are in a race against time."

Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission, said this, warning that scientists and manufacturers will need weeks to understand the new variant of the coronavirus.

Selection of the day

The best e-readers of 2021

Whether your home is full of too many books or you just want to digitize your library to take on vacation, now is a great time to invest in an e-reader.

And to finish…

These dogs are the new kings of the beaches in Brazil

The new kings of the Brazilian waves are these friendly dogs that competed in the surf festival for dogs, held on the beaches of Natal.

With great skill and courage, they got on the boards and surfed alongside their owners.

Here we show you.

Source: cnnespanol

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