Tag Archives: Myanmar Military Coup

Morning News Podcast: Myanmar Coup Protests, Cuba Castro Era Fades

Protests against February’s military coup are only growing, even as the army becomes more murderous. The economy is paralysed. What can be done to put the country back together?

In Cuba, the end of the Castro-family era is nigh; a new leader inherits a cratered economy and an ambitious vaccine-development effort. And some surprising road-fatality statistics from America.

Morning News Podcast: $1.9 Trillion Relief, Coup In Myanmar, Russia Protests

President Biden has invited Senate Republicans to the White House to hear their response to his proposed $1.9 trillion relief package. Also, in Myanmar the military has staged a coup and taken control of the civilian government.

And, protests in Russia continued for a second weekend over the jailing of opposition leader Aleksei Navalny.