Major global events June 2018

Jun 2, 2018

This global events report correlates major international events and developments with their markers in specified astrological charts or the sky. Events as reported by reputable news services.

June 17-20: America tears itself apart (opposition aspect) over the separation of children (house 5) from their families and the placing of young children in detention centers (house 12). In America’s chart progressed Midheaven (reputation and international standing) was conjunction birthchart Saturn – planet of hard-line policies – in house 5; progressed Venus in house 12 was square birthchart Pluto in house 9 (ethical issues); and progressed Moon in house 7 was opposition birth chart Mars – planet of harsh cruelty – in house 1 (the people).

In Donald Trump’s chart progressed Midheaven was conjunction progressed Saturn in house 12; and progressed Moon was parallel progressed Saturn – the cusp ruler of house 5.

June 16: The Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency reports that 467 homes (house 4) have been destroyed in the recent volcanic eruption. In America’s chart progressed Sun –the cusp ruler of house 4 – was semisquare birth chart Pluto.

Saudi-Arabian–led coalition troops (Mars) seize control of Hodeida International Airport in Al Hudaydah. Around 280 people (Moon) have been reported killed (Mars) in the last four days of fighting. Progressed Mars was inconjunct birth chart Moon in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Mars was parallel Saturn in the Mars cycle.

June 15: The US imposes a 25% tariff (house 9 and Saturn) on goods imported from China worth $50 billion, set to come into effect on July 6, and accuses Beijing of ‘intellectual copyright theft’ (Pluto). China responds with measures of the ‘same scale and the same strength’ and an additional tariff of 25% on $34 billion of U.S. goods, to come into effect on July 6. In America’s chart progressed Venus was square birthchart Pluto in house 9; progressed Midheaven was conjunction birthchart Saturn – the cusp ruler of house 9; and progressed Mercury in house 10 (business) was sesquisquare progressed Jupiter – planet of trade and cusp ruler of house 7 (China).

June 13: Saudi-led coalition forces begin an operation (Mars) to take control of the Yemini port city of Al Hudaydah. Progressed Mars in the Aquarian Age chart was inconjunct birthchart Moon; and progressed Mars was parallel Mercury in the Mars cycle.

South Korea and the United States agree to halt (Saturn) military drills (Mars) to help with Korean denuclearization talks. Progressed Mars was parallel Saturn in the Mars cycle.

June 12:  Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un meet for a historic summit on Sentosa Island in Singapore.  The equinox was square progressed Pluto and progressed Moon was trine progressed Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Sun was inconjunct Pluto in the Sun cycle.

June 9: Over 100,000 people participate in a large protest (Uranus) in Bucharest, Romania, against apparent judicial abuses and ‘illegitimate interference’ of the secret services in the political (Sun) and judicial (Jupiter) systems. Progressed Uranus was parallel Jupiter in the Uranus cycle.

June 8: There’s disunity (Pluto) at the Group of Seven (Pluto) meeting in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada. Progressed Moon was trine and the equinox was square progressed Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart.

Vladimir Putin makes a state visit to China as the two countries forge (Pluto) closer ties. Progressed Moon was trine and the equinox was square progressed Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart.

June 1: Italy has a new government; Spain has a new Prime Minister; and Burkina Faso’s National Assembly votes to abolish the death penalty. Progressed Neptune was conjunction Sun in the Neptune cycle.

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