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August 2023
  • "For a year now, Mayor Eric Adams has been sounding the alarm about a humanitarian crisis like few New York City has seen before, as tens of thousands of migrants arrive from the southern border. On (August 9), he made yet another plea for federal help and cited a staggering new cost estimate: $12 billion to house and care for the newcomers over three years." - The New York Times, August 10, 2023
  • Although Hollywood has discussed the need for better representation of minorities onscreen over the last 16 years, not much has actually changed, according to a new study from the University of Southern California's Annenberg Inclusion Initiative. The "proportion of Latino characters grew from just 3.3 percent to just 5.2 percent." - Time, August 17, 2023
  • "Rodriguez, a Detroit musician whose songs, full of protest and stark imagery from the urban streets, failed to find an American audience in the early 1970s but resonated in Australia and especially South Africa, leading to a late-career resurgence captured in the Oscar-winning documentary 'Searching for Sugar Man' in 2021, died (August 8). He was 81." - The New York Times, August 10, 2023
  • Spain beat England 1 - 0 for its first Women's World Cup. - United Press International, August 20, 2023
  • The "leaders of eight countries that are home to the Amazon River Basin agreed to work together to conserve the world's largest rainforest at a groundbreaking meeting convened by President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of Brazil." - The New York Times, August 9, 2023
  • "Argentine voters punished the country's two main political forces in a primary election (August 13), pushing a rock-singing libertarian outsider candidate into first place in a huge shake-up in the race towards presidential elections in October." - Reuters, August 14, 2023
  • Luisa González, of the Movimiento Revolución party, failed to get a majority in the first round of Ecuador's presidential elections and is set to face the surprise second-place finisher Daniel Noboa in an October run-off. - CNN, August 20, 2023
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