March 1: The World Health Organization reports that the number of new coronavirus infections globally rose last week for the first time in seven weeks; and a study (Mercury) in the UK finds that the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines (Saturn) are more than 80% effective at preventing hospitalisations from covid 19 in those over 80 after one dose of either shot. Progressed Mars was parallel Saturn in the Mars cycle; and progressed Saturn was parallel Mercury in the Saturn cycle.
March 2: Thirteen people (Pluto) are killed and eleven others injured in a traffic accident (Mars) in Imperial County, California, US when a semi-truck and SUV collide; and in Afghanistan three female media workers at Enikass TV (Pluto) are shot dead (Mars) in two separate attacks after leaving the network. Progressed Mars was parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle.
Covid-19 is a catastrophe in Brazil as a record 1,641 people die from the virus and political infighting (Mars) exacerbates the health crisis and the pace of its vaccination roll-out (Neptune). Progressed Neptune was square Mars and Saturn in the Neptune cycle.
March 3: In Myanmar 38 people are killed when police (Mars) open fire on anti-coup protestors (Uranus). Progressed Uranus was sesquisquare Mars in the Uranus cycle; and progressed Mars was parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle.
Freedom House (Uranus) in its annual ‘Freedom of the World’ report says that for the 15th consecutive year global liberties (Uranus) are shrinking. In 2020 nearly 75% of the world’s population lived in a place that saw a decline in their rights and freedoms highlighting a global shift in the balance between democracy and authoritarianism. India’s status as a free country changed to ‘partly free’. Civil liberties there have been in decline since PM Narendra Modi came to power in 2014. In the Aquarian Age chart the equinox is square progressed Pluto.
Access Now, a non-profit digital rights group (Uranus), reports that government authorities are using internet shutdowns as a systemized tool to repress democratic expression. In 2020 billions of people relied heavily on internet connectivity to keep in touch with family and friends, learn online, work from home and get vital information about the coronavirus pandemic yet 29 countries shut down or slowed their internet communications at least 155 times. India topped the list with 109 internet shutdowns. Progressed Mars was parallel progressed Uranus and progressed Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart.
March 7: Ninety eight people are killed and hundreds wounded in a series of powerful explosions (Mars-Pluto) at a military base (Mars) in Equatorial Guinea’s largest city of Bata. Progressed Mars was parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle.
March 8: Protestors (Uranus) block all major roads leading to the Lebanese capital Beirut amid continued unrest (Uranus) over the crash of the Lebanese pound, increase in consumers goods prices, mass unemployment and delay in the formation of a new government. Progressed Sun was square Moon in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Uranus was sesquisquare Mars in the Uranus cycle.
March 9: A World Health Organization study reveals that one in three women (Venus) worldwide have been subject to sexual or physical violence (Mars) during their lifetime. The UN agency is urging governments (Sun) to prevent violence, improve services for victims, and tackle economic inequalities that often leave women and girls trapped in abusive relationships. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Venus in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Mars was parallel Sun in the Mars cycle.
March 10: On Tuesday (March 9) Brazil records 1,972 covid deaths, a new daily record, taking its total death count to 266,000. The country’s total case count exceeds 11 million. Health systems in most of Brazil’s largest cities are close to collapse. The Rio de Janeiro-based institute said more than 80% of intensive care unit (ICU) beds are occupied in the capitals of 25 of Brazil’s 27 states. Saturn was square Uranus in the sky; and progressed Saturn was parallel Moon and Jupiter in the Saturn cycle.
March 11: In America President Biden signs a $1.9 trillion (Jupiter) covid-19 relief (house 12) bill. Progressed Jupiter was parallel Sun in the Jupiter cycle; and progressed Sun was trine progressed Jupiter in America’s chart.
March 12: The total covid-19 case count tops 120 million and the death count surpasses 2.5 million; France reports 223 more covid related deaths and 25,229 new cases; and India registers 23,285 new cases its highest daily rise since December 24, 2020. Progressed Saturn was parallel Moon in the Saturn cycle.
March 13: Myanmar security forces (Mars) kill at least 12 people as the acting leader of a civilian parallel government (Sun) vows in a first public address to pursue a ‘revolution’ (Uranus) to overturn the February 1 military coup. Progressed Uranus was sesquisquare Mars in the Uranus cycle; and progressed Mars was semisquare Sun, sextile Moon and parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle.
Thousands of people (Pluto) in London defy coronavirus-related restrictions to attend a vigil in memory of Sarah Everard (Venus) as a London police officer (Mars) appears in court charged with her kidnap (Pluto) and murder on March 3. Progressed Mars was parallel Venus in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Mars was parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle.
March 14: At least 39 anti-coup protesters (Uranus) are reported killed across Myanmar with Chinese-financed factories set ablaze (Mars). Progressed Uranus was sesquisquare Mars in the Uranus cycle.
Police (Mars) in The Hague, Netherlands, use water cannon and batons to disperse a crowd of several thousand anti-lockdown protesters (Uranus). Progressed Uranus was sesquisquare Mars in the Uranus cycle.
Sri Lanka’s government (Sun) says it will ban (Pluto) the wearing of the burqa and close more than 1,000 Islamic schools, the latest actions affecting the country’s minority Muslim population. Progressed Mars was parallel Sun and Pluto in the Mars cycle.
March 15: Tens of thousands of people turn out to marches across Australia, protesting (Uranus) against the sexual abuse (Mars) and harassment (Pluto) of women (Venus). Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Venus and progressed Venus was trine progressed Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Uranus was trine Pluto in the Uranus cycle.
Covid-19 infection rates remain high in France and India; Italy battles a third wave with nine regions of the country going into strict lockdowns; and Germany, France and Italy, follow Denmark, Norway, Netherlands, Bulgaria, Ireland and Iceland, and suspend AstraZeneca covid-19 shots after isolated reports of bleeding, blood clots and a low platelet count. Saturn was square Uranus in the sky; and progressed Saturn was parallel Moon in the Saturn cycle.
The Vatican (Jupiter) says that priests (Jupiter) cannot bless same-sex unions and that such blessings are not valid. Progressed Saturn was parallel Jupiter in the Saturn cycle.
March 16: US Vice President Kamala Harris (Venus) addressing a United Nations meeting on gender equality says democracy fundamentally depends on the empowerment of women and that democracy globally is increasingly ‘under great strain.’ Progressed Sun was square Moon and progressed Venus was trine birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart.
At least 58 people (Pluto) are killed in Niger when gunmen (Mars) open fire on four vehicles bringing people back from a market in the Tillabéri region; and eight people (Pluto), including 6 Asian women, are shot dead (Mars) in Atlanta, Georgia. Progressed Mars was sextile Mars and parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle.
March 17: A third wave of coronavirus is racing across Europe; Poland announces a new national lockdown; Ukraine reports a record 289 new deaths; Brazil reports a record 90,303 new cases; and Tanzania’s President, John Magufili, (Sun) a covid skeptic, dies of hear complications suspected to stem from covid-19 infection. Progressed Saturn was parallel Moon in the Saturn cycle.
March 18: The Spanish Congress of deputies legalizes euthanasia and assisted suicide for people with serious and incurable illnesses. Progressed Uranus was trine Pluto in the Uranus cycle.
Fearing (Saturn) a third wave of the coronavirus (Saturn) Paris and 15 regions of France will go into a month-long covid lockdown (Pluto) from midnight on Friday March 19. Progressed Saturn was parallel Moon in the Saturn cycle; and progressed Neptune was sesquisquare Pluto in the Neptune cycle.
March 19: In Myanmar at least 9 people are killed in anti-coup protests (Uranus). International condemnation of the coup (Pluto) is growing as the military’s harsh brutality (Mars) has claimed over 234 lives. Progressed Uranus was sesquisquare Mars and trine Pluto in the Uranus cycle; and and progressed Mars was sesquisquare Pluto in the Mars cycle.
China’s wolf-warrior diplomacy (Mars-Pluto) is on full display when US and Chinese officials exchange sharp rebukes (Mars) at their first high-level talks: China accused the US of inciting countries ‘to attack China’ and the US said China had ‘arrived intent on grandstanding’. Progressed Mars was parallel progressed Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Mars was sesquisquare Pluto in the Mars cycle.
March 20: Days of heavy rains (Saturn) has seen major flooding (Saturn) on the East Coast of Australia. Flood and evacuation warnings are in place on the mid-north coast of New South Wales as fast-moving waters cause widespread destruction throughout the region and Sydney residents fled (Saturn) their homes as heavy rains battered the city. Saturn was square Uranus in the sky; and progressed Saturn was conjunction Mercury in the Saturn cycle.
March 22: Turkey’s currency (Jupiter) tumbles (Saturn) as much as 14% after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sacked the country’s central bank governor (Jupiter). Progressed Jupiter was parallel Saturn and semisquare Pluto in the Jupiter cycle.
Flooding rain (Saturn) continues to pound the east coast of Australia as thousands of people are evacuated from Sydney suburbs in the worst flooding (Saturn) in 60 years. Saturn was square Uranus in the sky; and progressed Saturn was conjunction Mercury in the Saturn cycle.
A large fire (Mars) sweeps through a Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh, killing at least 15 people and destroying thousands of homes with at least 400 people missing; and in America a gunman kills ten people, including a police officer, following an hours-long stand-off in a grocery market in Colorado. Progressed Uranus was sesquisquare Mars in the Uranus cycle; and progressed Mars was semisextile Uranus in the Mars cycle.
March 23: It’s been a year since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus a pandemic. The WHO reckons that before the pandemic one billion people lived with a mental health issue. More than 264 million people worldwide were affected by depression, and suicide was the second-leading cause of death among young people; and during the pandemic, critical mental health services were halted in 93% of countries while demand for mental health support kept increasing. Prior to the outbreak, the WHO said social disconnection was already a serious public health crisis and with governments imposing tough restrictions on work and social life, often ordering people to stay at home and not mix with others, loneliness has been a defining feature of the covid-19 pandemic for many. From the beginning experts warned of a mental health crisis and WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says the covid-effect would last for ‘many years to come’, as ‘each and every individual on the surface of the world … has been affected’ by the covid-19 pandemic. Progressed Mars was parallel Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Saturn was parallel Mercury in the Saturn cycle.
March 24: Dozens of ships (Jupiter-Pluto) carrying everything from oil to consumer goods are delayed in the Suez Canal – one of the world’s most important trade routes – by the grounding of the 400-metre, 224,000-tonne jumbo ship Ever Given (Jupiter) which got stranded on March 23 after losing the ability to steer amid high winds (Mercury) and a dust storm. Progressed Jupiter was semisquare Pluto in the Jupiter cycle; and progressed Saturn was conjunction Mercury in the Saturn cycle.
US President Joe Biden names VP Kamala Harris (Venus) to lead his administration’s efforts to try to stem the flow of immigration to the United States in particular, increasing numbers of unaccompanied children (house 5). Progressed Sun was parallel Venus in the Sun cycle.
March 25: North Korea (Uranus) launches two ballistic missiles (Mars) into the sea near Japan. Progressed Uranus was sesquisquare Mars in the Uranus cycle.
March 26: The death toll in the anti-coup protests (Uranus) in Myanmar reaches 320. Progressed Uranus was sesquisquare Mars in the Uranus cycle.
The coronavirus (Saturn) is surging across Brazil, Peru, Colombia and Chile; Brazil records 3,650 deaths as the country’s death toll surpasses 300,000; Mexico’s death toll surpasses 200,000; EU countries are experiencing a surging third wave; and India is battling a surging second wave. Progressed Saturn was parallel Moon in the Saturn cycle.
At least 32 people are killed and 165 injured after two trains collide (Mars-Uranus) in Sohag, Egypt. Progressed Uranus was sesquisquare Mars in the Uranus cycle.
March 27: In Myanmar security forces (Mars-Saturn) kill 114 anti-coup–pro-democracy protesters in a ‘horrifying’ day of bloodshed (Mars). Progressed Mars was sesquisquare Saturn in the Mars cycle.
March 28: In Bangladesh police (Mars) and demonstrators (Uranus) clash at anti-Modi visit protests (Uranus); in Pakistan thousands of protestors march in Bannu and Islamabad demanding a government probe into the deaths of four young men by security forces (Mars-Saturn); and in Turkey protesters take to the streets to protest (Uranus) against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to withdraw from an international treaty to combat violence (Mars) against women (Venus). Progressed Uranus was sesquisquare Mars and trine Pluto in the Uranus cycle.
March 29: The death toll of pro-democracy protesters killed by the security forces in Myanmar tops more than 500. Progressed Mars was sesquisquare Saturn in the Mars cycle.
Mexico revises its coronavirus death toll by 60% taking the number to more than 321,000, the second highest after America. Progressed Saturn was parallel Moon in the Saturn cycle.
In Minneapolis former police officer Derek Chauvin goes on trial on charge of murdering George Floyd. In America’s chart it’s a house 9 event. Progressed Sun is semisquare progressed Pluto in house 9 and progressed Moon moves to form a conjunction aspect with birth chart Pluto on April 4. The trial is expected to last a month and the Moon-Pluto conjunction is at peak power on April 30, 2021.
March 31: France announces a national lockdown as the country fights rising covid cases. Schools will close for at least three weeks. Progressed Saturn was parallel Moon in the Saturn cycle.
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