Taliban declares general ‘amnesty’ as evacuations resume in Kabul and other stories

Today we look at the evacuations in Afghanistan and remarks by EU countries regarding possible refugees, ongoing rescue efforts after the earthquake in Haiti, and more

August 17, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the latest developments after the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan; the ongoing rescue efforts in Haiti after the severe earthquake on August 14th; the ongoing strikes by workers in Chile’s mining sectors; and the push towards  booster doses amid persisting global inequities in access to Covid-19 vaccines.