The Year In Review 2021 – February – Harry and Meghan quit for good!

The Year In Review 2021 - February - Harry and Meghan quit for good!

February 2021

Myanmar coup

On February 1 2021 a coup in Myanmar began when the country’s military removed democratically elected members of National League for Democracy party and then vested power in a stratocracy. 

1 February 2021 – Myanmar coup 

1 February 2021 - Myanmar coup

Harry and Meghan quit for good

On the 19th February 2021 Prince Harry and Meghan confirmed they will not return as working members of the Royal Family. They had quit Royal life in favour of Hollywood a year earlier following intense media bullying. Harry and Meghan now live in California with their two young children Archie and Lili. 

19 February 2021 – Harry and Meghan won’t return to Royal life 

Harry turned to ‘drink and drugs’ as an adult over Diana's death
19 February 2021 - United States officially rejoins the Paris Agreement

US rejoins Paris Agreement

On January 20, on his first day in office, President Biden signed the instrument to bring the United States back into the Paris Agreement. By 19 February the USA was officially back in the Paris Agreement. 

The Paris Agreement is an unprecedented framework for global action. We know because we helped design it and make it a reality. Its purpose is both simple and expansive: to help us all avoid catastrophic planetary warming and to build resilience around the world to the impacts of climate change we already see.

US Covid death toll skyrockets

The US coronavirus death toll surpassed 500,000, representing the highest death toll of any country in the world. He also referenced one of the contributors to the massive death toll, warning, “We must end the politics of misinformation.” Dr Anthony Fauci said in an interview that political divisions had contributed significantly to the “stunning” US Covid-19 death toll, and that half a million deaths “should not have happened” in “a rich and sophisticated country”.

23 February 2021 - United States becomes the first country to surpass 500,000

23 February 2021 - United States becomes the first country to surpass 500,000

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