Skip to main content

tv   DW News  Deutsche Welle  July 18, 2020 8:00am-8:15am CEST

8:00 am
do it yourself networkers. subscribers don't miss out. this is d.w. news live from berlin and deal or no deal in brussels latest face a 2nd day of talks on a coronavirus recovery fund 750000000000 euros are at stake about ever deep divisions on how it should be doled out also coming out to us corona virus infections case on soaring with a number of new cases topping
8:01 am
a pandemic high of 70000 for a 2nd consecutive day. and it's known as the greatest show on this year south africa's sa dane run is providing an essential lifeline cheering the pandemic . i'm rebecca races welcome to the program european union leaders will hold a 2nd day of talks in brussels today to try to bridge their differences over a 750000000000 euro recovery fund and i'm still help the bloc deal with the economic impact of the coronavirus german chancellor angela merkel is chairing the talks as germany is currently holding the e.u.'s rotating presidency she's admitted that finding a compromise why not be easy the e.u. is divided on how to assist those hardest hit by the pandemic. i'm
8:02 am
a just sticking point continues to be a want to grey member states should share the debt burden the idea that the a you could mutual eyes debts meaning that they could borrow money as a bloc instead of individual nations has some members digging in their heels all before we go to brussels to talk to our correspondent let's take a look at italy where the industrial north has been hit especially hard by the coronavirus and the country was already heavily in debt before. masks on gloves off european leaders are back in brussels for the 1st time since the beginning of the current crisis with the bloc's finances at the top of the agenda council presidential michele expects negotiations to be exceptionally tough a lot is at stake the security system could you see that i know it will be very difficult because it's not only about money it's a question of the future of europe please if you want a stronger more stable your hope for certainly british to michelle has put
8:03 am
a financial package on the table to help the e.u. economy get back on its feet in addition to the 7 year e.u. budget of more than a trillion euros michelle has proposed a recovery fund of 750000000000 euros in loans and grants money for this fund will be bored by the e.u. on financial markets and directed toward countries hit hardest by the crisis such as spain italy in greece. he is considered one of the biggest obstacles to a deal austrian chancellor is a bustin coots goods things that agreement can be reached but that necessarily this weekend. is used. there is still a lot of questions to be answered 1st of all to where should the funds who will be the main recipients what is the suitable critique or for this. bill clearly delighted to be meeting up again in person the jovial atmosphere is not expected to last long and german chancellor angela merkel's cautious optimism in the days leading up to the summit seems to have subsided. this put off we will take
8:04 am
a lot of willingness to compromise from all in order to agree on something that is good for europe that will be good for the people of europe with regard to the pandemic that would be a suitable response to the economic difficulties we're experiencing so therefore i expect a very tough negotiation about the issue as if we have a $100.00 for now leaders positions like their seats are still far apart. i'm joined now by our correspondent kareen astroland in brussels we know this is a really crucial moment for the e.u. as a whole how did the 1st day of the conference. leaders actually finished at 11 o'clock which is quite early because usually the 1st day of a summits could last until the early morning hours it was a mix of bilateral talks and big rounds and all of it before the summit even started yesterday german chancellor angela merkel said that this will be very very
8:05 am
difficult because there's so much at stake and rebecca this hasn't even science after hours of negotiations what exactly are the current sticking points. that's the basic division view seeing here so we have in the countries of the self as we saw in the report it's really space that has been worst hit by the crisis and they're already facing economical difficulties so they say we need your solidarity need your money but we want that money as grants and these countries are supported by the 2 did biggest player in the european union france and germany with the 2 post powerful countries and then on the other hand we have the frugal so-called frugal countries these are countries from the north wealthy countries us neverland's and also austria who are saying yes ok solidarity we're in but we want to hand out the money as laws and we want to have strings attached to it we want
8:06 am
you to do reforms in your countries it's a pretty sticky business there how likely is it that the leaders will be able to reach an agreement at this summit do you think. polish prime minister mori jet skis said yesterday after the summit that there's a high possibility that there won't be a deal today and looking at what other leader said it is actually likely they have not been that crystal clear and we will see what comes out of the negotiations today maybe there is a solution coming up maybe this i would go drag into monday or sunday but is it's not there's also a chance that there will be another summit in 2 weeks time now as we've already established this is a very important time for the e.u. . prime minister for example has said that this could even determine the future of the e.u. obvious signs that cohesion and solidarity in the block awaiting even further. that not only differences about how the money will be split but also about the
8:07 am
conditions attached to it and $1.00 important point here is the rule of law that the rule for or that amount having the handing out of money is attached to the rule floor that's $2.00 countries who are very opposed to that and that's hungary and poland and as the term 7 is stays have to decide on the deal in your community it is one country that could make or break the deal a big day in brussels renaissance thank you very much for the update. us president donald trump says he will not mandate face coverings nationwide to slow the spread of the corona virus instead trump says the public should be free to decide whether to wear them he made the comments to fox news as the u.s. recorded more than 70000 new infections for a 2nd consecutive day that's the highest number of daily cases since the beginning of the pandemic. as the virus marches on in the us public health
8:08 am
professionals are begging people to wear masks and bite by social distancing rules florida alone recorded over 11000 cases on friday with california texas and arizona following closely behind the nation's top infectious disease expert had this message i can say is a public health official that i would urge the leader of the local political and other leaders in states and cities and towns to be as forceful as possible in getting your citizen tree to wear masks contact tracing is no longer possible in the worst affected areas because daily infection rates are so high many politicians including florida's republican governor rhonda sanchez are adamant about avoiding another shutdown relying instead on increased testing to bring the virus under control. but with intensive care units in the state filling to capacity it's already too late for that and health care workers will have to shoulder the burden
8:09 am
of being unable to save many lives. indeed i meet stephan simmons is in miami florida he sent his assessment of the situation there. well come to miami welcome to miami dade county and welcome to florida the rent zone state parks and also in the united states this state with more new coronavirus cases than any other state in the headlines nowadays 20 percent more cases than arizona 70 percent more cases than texas and double the amount of new coronavirus cases then california florida is in deep deep trouble when it comes to corona virus infection cases plus death rates are also going up the trajectory for florida in terms of coronavirus and what happens next for the next few weeks is dire why
8:10 am
that's why for weeks nobody here almost nobody alleged say at least not enough people took murdering a mask seriously enough to actually do it so infection rates now 2 weeks 3 weeks after the governor here in florida decreased the amount of mandatory restrictions for the people is skyrocketing. and turning now to other stories making news around the world u.s. supreme court justice you've roof ginsburg says her liver cancer has returned the 87 year old said she was undergoing chemotherapy but would continue to carry out her duties on the court when ginsburg is the most prominent member of the supreme court's liberal minority democrats fear that if she resigns or dies republicans would install a conservative success even before the november election. after a 5 day manhunt german police have arrested
8:11 am
a heavily armed fugitive in the country's black forest authorities launched a search for the 31 year old after he disowned for offices at gunpoint and fled into the woods near the town of open last sunday. wildfires continue to rage in siberia covering some cities in heavy smoke trying to contain the flames to prevent them from reaching residential areas northern siberia is saying a record breaking heat wave a new study says the unusually high temperatures would be almost impossible without human caused climate change. in cuba is to allow why do use of the u.s. dollar in the country as it looks to tackle a major economic crisis that has led to shortages of goods the communist countries heavily controlled economy was struggling with u.s. sanctions and the economic collapse of its ally venezuela and the global pandemic has only made things much worse currency is complicated in cuba the
8:12 am
communist state has 2 pesos and convertible pesos but it's u.s. dollars that people really want they're needed to pay for foreign goods vital in a country beset by shortages to that end the government has widened the category of products dollars can buy. it has also removed a 10 percent tax on their use. at all but a seething illegal despite the hostility that persists in the united states government with the implementation of measures that intensify the economic blockade . it has been decided to end the 10 percent tax on incoming cash dollars to the banking system and if they were going to stand with them up by guiding. but not everyone here has access to dollars tourism is at a standstill due to the pandemic while many u.s. firms are banned from doing business in cuba. let it not the issue
8:13 am
now was where are we going to get u.s. dollars we're a country that is under a blockade where will the dollars come from foreigners are coming in there is no way of getting u.s. dollars in and it says this is just for those who can get them though this is good news not just because of the tax code but for now only goods such as home appliances and cars could be bought with them now it will include food. every year there's a feeding frenzy in south africa as large shells of sodding migrate up the eastern coast followed by millions of birds seals and shocks the annual sunday run also provides an opportunity for locals to faced on the riches the waters have to offer is a particularly popular pastime this year because of the economic hardship brought by the coronavirus crisis our correspondent adrian creates reports. this swarm of thousands of sardines
8:14 am
a paradise for sharks and fishermen they pull the catch ashore with the huge difference. to our troops during the cold 19 years made things even worse the i don't pry wouldn't listen mess so fishing is a way of mending an extra income we get tons of suddens being emitted by seeing that does it get ford's them the opportunity of taking big catches and bring all men to put food on the table. every year between june and all those the sardines migrate along south africa's east coast following the cold current that's heading into the and you know shit. dodger. reef fish all of them they in turn are in the side so fellows and so fishermen. fishing brings the country closer together young and old regardless of their skin color what part of
8:15 am
society and. culture. the saudi run is almost over but there's still a lot of fish in the water that's why in and around durban you still see a lot of people out with their fishing rods hoping for some more successful weeks to come. you know watching the news headlines for you next hour i'm rebecca business in then thanks very much for she. has a virus spread. why do we panic and when will all this trying to just through the text from cover and weekly radio show is called spectrum if you would like any information on the wrong direction or any other science topic you should read.


info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on