Aquarius 2020: Major global events tracker

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

October 26: Factory workers, students and pensioners take to the streets, and police (Mars) detain at least 235 people as the Belarusian opposition sought to intensify pressure on veteran leader Alexander Lukashenko with a nationwide strike (Uranus); and tens of thousands of Poles block city streets in cars, on bicycles and on foot on the fifth day of protests against a Constitutional Court ruling that amounts to a near-total ban on abortion in the predominantly Catholic country. Progressed Uranus was sesquisquare Mars in the Uranus cycle; and progressed Sun was parallel Uranus in the Sun cycle.

The US Senate confirms Judge Amy Coney Barrett (Jupiter) to the Supreme Court. Progressed Moon was parallel progressed Jupiter in the Aquarian Age chart; and Jupiter was conjunction Saturn and Pluto in the sky.

Covid-19: The total global case count surpasses 43 million; the death toll tops 1.1 million; and the United States, Russia, France and many other countries are setting new case records as a tidal wave of cases crashes over parts of the Northern Hemisphere, forcing some countries to impose new curbs. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky; progressed Sun was square Moon and progressed Moon was square birth chart Sun in the Aquarian Age chart; Saturn and Pluto are square the Sun-Moon conjunction in the Libra new Moon chart; and progressed Uranus was sesquisquare Mars in the Uranus cycle.

October 25: Chileans vote overwhelmingly in support of rewriting their constitution. President Sebastian Piñera acknowledges the result and praises the peaceful vote. The history making change was signposted by the total solar eclipse on December 14, 2020. The mass anti-government protest movement that kick-started the demand for a new constitution was signposted by the total solar eclipse on July 2, 2019. In both instances the shadow of the eclipse falling across Chile signalled major change. The vote on October 25, 2020 was within 2 months of the eclipse on December 14, 2020.

Tens of thousands of opposition supporters in Belarus march through Minsk and other cities on the 11th straight weekend of mass protests (Uranus-Pluto) since a disputed election; and thousands of activists (Uranus) in Poland disrupt church services to protest (Uranus) against a court ruling that amounts to a near-total ban on abortion. Progressed Uranus was sesquisquare Mars in the Uranus cycle; and progressed Mars was parallel Neptune in the Mars cycle.

Covid-19: Infections soar across Europe; France registers over 97,000 new cases in two days; and Spain declares a state of emergency (Mars).  Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky; progressed Sun was square Moon and progressed Moon was square birth chart Sun in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Uranus was sesquisquare Mars in the Uranus cycle.

October 24: At least 18 people are killed and dozens wounded in a suicide bomb attack (Mars-Uranus) outside an education centre in the Afghan capital, Kabul; and gunmen (Mars) storm a school in Kumba, Cameroon, killing at least six children and wounding eight others in an apparent attack committed by separatist insurgents (Uranus). Progressed Uranus was sesquisquare Mars in the Uranus cycle; and progressed Mars was parallel Neptune in the Mars cycle.

Covid-19: The total death toll across Europe surpasses 250,000; Asia surpasses 10 million infections; Italy reports 19,644 new cases; Austria reports 3,614; the Czech Republic reports 15,252 new cases; Germany reports a record 14,714 new cases and the death toll there surpasses 10,000; Slovakia registers 2,890 new cases; Malaysia reports 1,228 new cases; Chile’s total case count surpasses 500,000; and Michigan reports a record 3,338 new cases. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky; and progressed Sun was square Moon and progressed Moon was square birth chart Sun in the Aquarian Age chart.

October 23: Libya’s warring factions (Mars) sign a permanent ceasefire (Venus) agreement. Jupiter was sextile birth chart Venus; progressed Mercury was sextile progressed Venus; and progressed Moon was sesquisquare birth chart Venus in the Aquarian Age chart.

Thousands of women in cities across Poland protest a court ruling (Jupiter-house 9) banning almost all abortions – with exceptions only for cases of rape, incest, or where the mother’s health is at risk. Jupiter was square Mars and conjunction Saturn and Pluto in the sky.

Covid-19: America registers 83,010 new cases, a record daily high. In America’s chart progressed Moon was inconjunct birth chart Mars in house 1 (public health issues). Daily case numbers have been rising in recent weeks.

October 22: Covid-19: Europe reports more than 200,000 new infections in a single day; France reports 41,622 and Austria, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Greece report record numbers of new cases. The escalation in new covid cases coincides with the high-discord Libra new Moon cycle – October 16-November 15; Jupiter conjunction Saturn in the sky; and progressed Sun square Moon and progressed Moon square birth chart Sun in the Aquarian Age chart.

October 21: Violence (Mars) erupts in Lagos, Nigeria with Amnesty International reporting that police (Mars) opened fire (Mars) on peaceful protestors killing at least 12. Global outrage is growing. Progressed Mars was square Sun and parallel Neptune in the Mars cycle.

Pope Francis (Jupiter) says same-sex couples should be protected by civil union laws in the clearest language he has used on the rights of gay people. Progressed Moon was parallel progressed Jupiter in the Aquarian Age chart; and Jupiter was square Mars and conjunction Pluto in the sky.

Purdue Pharma (Neptune), the maker of OxyContin painkillers, reaches an $8.3bn (£6.3bn) settlement (Jupiter) and agrees to plead guilty to criminal charges (Pluto) to resolve a probe of its role in fuelling America’s opioid crisis (Neptune). Jupiter was conjunction and parallel Pluto in the sky; and progressed Mars was parallel Neptune in the Mars cycle.

Joe Biden is out raising and out spending Donald Trump. At the end of September, Biden’s campaign had about $177 million in cash, nearly triple the $63 million held by the Trump campaign. Biden’s campaign took in $281 million during the month, more than three times as much as the $81 million Trump’s campaign raised. Biden has Jupiter in house 8 (other people’s money) and Trump has Jupiter on the cusp.

Covid-19: In America Hawaii, Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Wisconsin, Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky and Ohio record daily case-counts; Ohio registers 2,366 new cases taking the statewide total to 188,005; Wisconsin reports 48 covid deaths (house 8) taking the state’s death toll to 1,681; in America’s Libra lunation chart the Sun-Moon conjunction is in house 8; the UK records 26,288 new cases, a record daily high; Italy registers 15,199 new cases; the Czech Republic reports 11,984 new cases; Spain exceeds one million cases; Greece reports 865 new cases; Croatia registers 1,424 new infections; Poland surpasses 200,000 cases with a record 10,040 new cases reported; Russia reports 317 new fatalities; the nationwide covid-death count there is 24,952; Slovakia reports 2,202 new cases; Slovenia reports 1,503 new cases; Ukraine registers 6,719 new cases taking the total to 309,107; Iran reports 5,616 new infections; and Jordan reports 2,648 new cases taking the total to 43,620. Saturn was square the lunation in the Libra new Moon cycle; Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky; and progressed Mars was parallel Neptune in the Mars cycle.

October 20: Anti-government-anti-monarchy protesters across Thailand defy a ban meant to end three months of protests; and Nigeria extends curfews beyond the city of Lagos in response to protests against alleged police brutality which have turned violent. Progressed Sun was square Moon and progressed Moon was square birth chart Sun in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Mars was square Sun in the Mars cycle.

The US Department of Justice (Jupiter) and 11 states file a competition lawsuit (house 7) against Google (Pluto). Progressed Moon was parallel progressed Jupiter in the Aquarian Age chart; and Jupiter was square Mars and conjunction Pluto in the sky.

Covid-19: As new case numbers rise dramatically in many countries authorities impose lockdowns (Pluto) and curfews. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn and parallel Pluto in the sky.

October 19: Covid-19: America reports nearly 70,000 new cases; the number of new infections in 48 US states is trending upward; Britain records 18,804 new cases; in Russia number of new cases surges to a new record high of 15,982 pushing the case total to 1,415,316; and Argentina records 12,982 new infections to become the fifth country in the world to register one million confirmed cases; the total infection count there is 1,002,662 and the nation’s death toll is 26,716. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky; and progressed Mars was parallel Neptune in the Mars cycle.

October 18: Tens of thousands of people march through the streets of the Belarusian capital Minsk to demand the resignation of veteran president Alexander Lukashenko; thousands of anti-government protesters take over key intersections in Bangkok, defying a ban on protests with chants of ‘down with dictatorship’ and ‘reform the monarchy’; demonstrations in Chile against inequality turn violent as vandals burn two churches (Mars), a police headquarters is firebombed (Mars) and shops are looted; and tens of thousands of opposition supporters rally in Karachi as part of a campaign to oust Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan, who they accuse of being installed by the military in a rigged 2018 election. Progressed Sun was square Moon and progressed Moon was square birth chart Sun in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Mars was square Sun in the Mars cycle.

Covid 19: According to nCoV2019Live the total global case count surges past 40 million. As the in-sky Jupiter-Saturn conjunction moves ever closer to peak power on December 21 the covid situation here on Earth gets worse.

October 17: Tens of thousands of people (Pluto) take to the streets in a wave of protests across Bangkok and other Thai cities in defiance (Sun) of a government crackdown on demonstrations aimed at the prime minister and monarchy. Progressed Mars was square Sun in the Mars cycle; and progressed Sun was square Pluto in the Sun cycle.

Armenia and Azerbaijan agree to a new humanitarian ceasefire from midnight (2000 GMT) in fighting over Azerbaijan’s ethnic Armenian-controlled enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh. Progressed Jupiter was sextile birth chart Venus and progressed Moon was sesquisquare birth chart Venus in the Aquarian Age chart.

Armenia accuses Azerbaijan of violating a humanitarian ceasefire in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh within minutes of it coming into force. Progressed Mars was square Sun in the Mars cycle; and progressed Sun was square Pluto in the Sun cycle.

In America thousands (Pluto) march to the US Supreme Court (Jupiter) in Washington to commemorate the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Jupiter) and protest President Trump’s rush to push through Amy Coney Barrett as her replacement. Jupiter was conjunction Pluto in the sky; and progressed Sun was square Pluto in the Sun cycle.

Anti-lockdown demonstrators (Pluto) gather in central London hours after the British capital moved to the second highest covid-19 alert level. Progressed Sun was square Pluto in the Sun cycle.

Covid-19: The total global daily case count surpasses 400,000 for the first time; Europe reports over 150,000 cases; France reports a record 32,427 new cases; Italy reports 10,925 new infections, a new single day record; Austria reports 1,747 new infections; Germany reports 7,830 new cases; Ukraine reports a record 6,410 new cases; Malaysia reports 869 new infections a new daily high; and the death toll in Iran surpasses 30,000. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky; and progressed Mars was parallel Neptune in the Mars cycle.

October 16: Thai police (Mars) fire stinging liquid from water cannon at thousands of protesters (Uranus-Pluto) in the most violent escalation (Mars) of three months of demonstrations against the government (Sun) of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Progressed Mars was square Sun in the Mars cycle.

Covid-19: The total global case count surges past 39 million; France reports 25,086 new cases; Bulgaria reports 914; Croatia reports 1,131; the Czech Republic reports 9,721; Germany reports 7,334, a new daily record; Portugal reports 2,608 new cases; Russia reports 15,150 new cases, a new daily record; Slovakia reports 2,075 new cases; and Switzerland reports 3,105 new cases, the highest number recorded in a single day since the pandemic began. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky; and progressed Mars was parallel Neptune in the Mars cycle.

October 15: In Bangkok tens of thousands of protesters take to the streets chanting ‘I want freedom’ (Uranus) and voicing anger at the Thai governments ban on gatherings of more than four people. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Mars was square Sun and parallel Neptune in the Mars cycle.

Hopes of a humanitarian ceasefire (Jupiter-Venus) to end the fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh sink as the death toll mounts and Armenia and Azerbaijan accuse each other of launching new attacks (Mars). Progressed Mars was square Sun and parallel Neptune in the Mars cycle.

YouTube (Neptune) announces a broad crackdown on the QANON conspiracy theory (house 12) just weeks before the US presidential election. Facebook and Twitter had already taken stronger action. (The absurd theory is gaining popularity (Moon) around the globe.) Progressed Sun was square Moon in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Mars was parallel Neptune in the Mars cycle.

Covid-19: In France the number of daily infections jumps to over 30,000 for the first time since the start of the epidemic; Spain reports over 13,000 new infections taken the total infection count to 921,374; the Czech Republic reports a record 9,544 new cases; Germany reports 6,638 new cases; Slovenia reports a new daily high of 745 cases; Croatia reports 793 new cases; and new cases in Wisconsin and other states in the US Midwest are surging with hospitalizations rising to record levels. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky and progressed Mars was parallel Neptune in the Mars cycle.

October 14: Anti-monarchy protestors (Uranus-Pluto) in Thailand confront a motorcade carrying King Maha Vajiralongkorn (Sun). They’re calling for a curb on the king’s powers and the resignation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chanocha. The Thai government (Sun) responds by announcing an emergency decree to combat protests in Bangkok, which includes a ban on gatherings of more than four people (Pluto). Progressed Sun was square Moon and progressed Moon was square birth chart Sun in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Pluto was semisquare Sun in the Pluto cycle.

In Nigeria anti-police brutality protestors (Mars-Uranus) take to the streets saying they are unconvinced by the creation of a new police unit (Uranus) and a pledge not to use violence (Mars) against demonstrators (Uranus). Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Uranus and progressed Moon was semisquare birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart.

Covid-19: Curfews and lockdowns (Pluto) are being imposed across Europe as new cases hit about 100,000 per day; hospitals (house 12) in most countries are near-capacity; Germany reports 5,231 new cases; Poland reports a record 6,526 new infections and 116 deaths; Portugal reports 2,072 new daily cases, its highest daily increase yet, bringing the cumulative count to 91,193 confirmed cases; Switzerland reports 2,823 new cases; Croatia reports 748 new cases; and Russia reports 14,231 new cases, a new record for the sixth day in a row. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky; and progressed Mars was parallel Neptune in the Mars cycle.

October 13: Thousands of protesters (Uranus-Pluto) in Jakarta, Indonesia hold ‘Action 1310’ to protest against the new Job Creation Law (Jupiter-house 9). Jupiter was conjunction and parallel Pluto in the sky; and progressed Moon was semisquare birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart.

Covid-19: The World Bank (Jupiter) approves $12 billion (Jupiter) in new funding for developing countries to finance the purchase and distribution of covid-19 vaccines, tests and treatments for their citizens; in America the daily count of new cases is surpassing 50,000; Mexico reports 4,295 new cases bringing the total to 825,340; 475 additional fatalities are reported there bringing the total death count to 84,420; Brazil registers 10,220 new cases and 309 deaths; Russia reports 13,868 new cases, a new record daily; it takes the total number of infections to 1,326,178; the official death toll there is 22,966 after 244 new deaths are reported; Indonesia conducts a record 50,418 tests; and Singapore reports no new cases for the first time since February. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn and Pluto in the sky.

October 12: In America the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett (Jupiter) opens. Mars was square Jupiter and Jupiter was conjunction Saturn, sextile Neptune, conjunction Pluto and parallel Pluto in the sky.

Covid-19: British PM, Boris Johnson, announces tougher restrictions for areas classified as very high risk; the number of people being treated in French intensive care units for covid-19 exceeds 1,500 the highest in nearly five months; and the Czech government is closing bars, restaurants and clubs and shifting most schools to distance Nov. 3. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky.

October 11: Covid-19: Researchers say that the virus responsible for Covid-19 can remain infectious on surfaces such as banknotes, phone screens and stainless steel for 28 days; India’s case count rises by 74,383 and tops 7 million; Britain records 12,872 new daily cases; Iran records 251 deaths and its case count surpasses 500,000; and Russia registers 13,634 new cases taking the cumulative nationwide total to 1,298,718, the fourth highest in the world. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn and Mars was square Pluto in the sky.

October 10: North Korea unveils previously unseen intercontinental ballistic missiles (Mars) at an unprecedented predawn military parade that showcased the country’s long-range weapons (Mars) for the first time in two years. Mars was square Pluto in the sky.

Covid-19: France reports 26,896 new infections and 54 deaths; Portugal registers 1,646 new cases taking the nationwide total at 85,574; Myanmar reports 2,158 new cases and 32 deaths; and Donald Trump assures the world that the virus is disappearing. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn and Mars was square Pluto (fake news) in the sky.

October 9: For a third day cities across Indonesia erupt in protests (Uranus) over controversial labour laws (house 9); and Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov declares a state of emergency (Mars) in the capital Bishkek and orders the military (Mars) to end days of unrest (Uranus). Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Uranus and progressed Moon was semisquare birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Pluto in the sky.

Covid-19: Europe reports 100,000 daily cases for the first time since the outbreak began; France reports 20,330 new infections, taking the cumulative total to 691,977; Russia reports 12,126 new cases, bringing the total number of cases to 1.27 million; Switzerland and Liechtenstein register 1,497 new cases; the number of cases in Uzbekistan reaches past 60,000; Canada is at a tipping point with a second wave of the virus swamping health care workers; the situation is in Ireland is getting more grave by the hour; and daily case-counts in the US Midwest shatter records. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn and Mars was square Pluto in the sky.

October 8: Thirteen people, including seven men associated with the Wolverine Watchmen militia group (Mars-Pluto), are arrested for alleged plots to kidnap (Pluto) the Michigan governor and attack (Mars) the state capitol building. Mars was square Pluto in the sky.

The United States slaps fresh sanctions (Pluto) on Iran’s financial sector (Jupiter), targeting 18 Iranian banks (Jupiter) in an effort to further shut Iran out of the global banking system (Jupiter). Jupiter was conjunction and parallel Pluto in the sky; and progressed Mars was square Jupiter in the Mars cycle.

Bolivia declares a state of disaster (Mars) due to wildfires (Mars) ravaging forested and agricultural areas in the eastern part of the country. Mars was square Pluto in the sky.

Covid-19: The World Health Organization reports a record one-day increase of 338,779 cases; the global death count rises by 5,514 to 1.05 million; infections are surging in Europe; 96,996 new cases are reported; Portugal reports 1,278 new daily cases and 2,050 deaths; Slovenia reports 387 new cases, an all-time daily high for the second day in a row; the Netherlands reports more than 5,800 new cases; Germany reports 4,058 new cases; Iran registers 4,392 new cases taking the cumulative total to 488,236 as hospitals struggle with a surge of infections; Indonesia reports a record 4,850 new cases, taking the nationwide total to 320,564; and on October 6, 2020 Stephen Miller tested positive for covid-19. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn and Mars was square Pluto in the sky.

See Stephen Miller’s chart here

October 7: The Swiss bank UBS reports that billionaires (Jupiter) have seen their fortunes hit record highs during the covid-pandemic. The world’s richest saw their wealth climb 27.5% to $10.2trn (£7.9trn) from April to July this year largely due to rising global share prices. Jupiter was conjunction and parallel Pluto in the sky.

The World Bank reports that extreme (Uranus) poverty (Saturn) is set to rise this year for the first time in more than two decades, with coronavirus expected to push up to 115 million people into the category that’s defined as living on less than $1.90 (£1.50) a day. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky.

Eighteen Burkinabe nationals die when a bus they were travelling in crashes (Mars) near the town of Bouake in central Ivory Coast. Mars was square Pluto in the sky.

A federal appeals court (Jupiter) says Manhattan’s district attorney can enforce a subpoena seeking Donald Trump’s tax returns and other financial records for a criminal probe (Pluto) into his businesses. Progressed Mars was square Jupiter in the Mars cycle; and Mars was square Pluto in the sky.

Covid-19: Europe is a covid hot-spot: Bulgaria registers 436 new cases taking the total number to 22,306; the Czech Republic reports a record 4,457 new cases in a single day; Italy reports 3,678 new cases; Romania records 2,958 new cases, as well as 82 deaths; and all countries are imposing tight new restrictions. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky.

October 6: Following widespread protests Kyrgyzstan’s electoral body has annulled the results of Sunday’s parliament elections and the prime minister Kubatbek Boronov has resigned and been replaced by Sadyr Japarov, who protesters released from jail on October 5. Progressed Sun was square birth chart Moon and progressed Moon was semisquare birth chart Uranus and inconjunct progressed Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Pluto in the sky.

Covid-19: The death count in America surpasses 210,000; six states – Wisconsin, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming – report record numbers of hospitalizations; Brazil reports 41,906 new cases and 819 deaths; its total case count is 4,969,141 and its total death count is 147,494; the total case count in the United Arab Emirates surpasses 100,000; Finland reports 227 new cases, the highest since April; and Poland reports 58 deaths, a record high for a single day since the pandemic began there. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky.

October 5: In Afghanistan a suicide bomber targeting the convoy of Rahmatullah Yarmal, the governor of Laghman Province, kills eight people and wounds 38 others. Progressed Mars was square Pluto in the Mars cycle and Mars was square Pluto in the sky.

Protests (Uranus) erupt across Kyrgyzstan over allegations of vote-rigging in Sunday’s parliamentary election. Progressed Moon was semisquare birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart.

Covid-19: Argentina has the world’s highest rate of positive covid-19 tests, according to Oxford-linked tracker Our World In Data, with nearly six out of 10 yielding an infection; Malaysia reports 432 new cases, a new record of daily infections; Iran reports a record 3,902 new cases, taking the nationwide total case count to 475,674 and a record 235 new deaths, taking the death toll to 27,192; and Iceland orders all bars, gyms and entertainment venues to close as the number of covid-cases surges. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky.

October 4: Heavy fighting (Mars) continues in Nagorno-Karabakh with Azerbaijan’s second-largest city, Ganja, been shelled by Armenian forces. Progressed Mars was square Pluto in the Mars cycle.

Tens of thousands of people march through the centre of the Belarusian capital Minsk demanding authorities free political prisoners; thousands of demonstrators (Uranus) in southern Germany protest against coronavirus restrictions; and people in the French overseas territory of New Caledonia reject independence (Uranus) from France in a referendum. Progressed Moon was semisquare birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart.

Covid-19: The worldwide number of reported infections surpasses 35 million; case numbers are rising in 55 countries; and nine US states have reported record increases over the last seven days. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky.

October 3: Fierce fighting (Mars) continues in Nagorno-Karabakh; and attackers set off a truck bomb (Mars) in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens. Progressed Mars was square Pluto in the Mars cycle.

Thousands of anti-Netanyahu protestors across Israel flout a new law meant to curb anti-government demonstrations during a coronavirus lockdown. Progressed Moon was semisquare birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart.

Covid 19: France reports 16,972 new infections taking the national total to 606,625; its total death toll is 32,198; Italy reports 2,844 new cases; the UK reports 12,872 new cases; and Chris Christie – former New Jersey governor – tests positive for coronavirus. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

See Chris Christie’s chart here

October 2: Donald Trump is moved to Walter Reed medical facility (house 12) with reports saying he is suffering a low grade fever (Mars), cough and lung congestion (Gemini). In his chart progressed Mars was semisquare birth chart Mars in house 12; and progressed Moon was square birth chart Uranus in Gemini.

Early AM: Donald Trump tweets that he has tested positive for coronavirus. In his chart progressed ascendant was sextile birth chart ascendant; progressed Mercury was sextile birth chart Uranus (Hope Hicks and co-ruler of house 6 [sickness]); progressed Moon was square birth chart Uranus; and progressed Mars (the virus) was semisquare birth chart Mars.

See Donald Trump’s 2020 events explainer here

Kellyanne Conway tests positive for coronavirus.

See Conway’s chart here

Fighting continues in Nagorno-Karabakh; fires are raging in California;  China accuses the United States of ‘fabricating lies’ and trying to take the world back to the ‘jungle age’; and India’s covid-19 death toll surpasses 100,000. Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

October 1: The EU issues the UK with a ‘letter of formal notice’ beginning legal proceedings (Jupiter) after the UK refused to ditch plans to override sections of its Brexit divorce deal. Jupiter was conjunction and parallel Pluto in the sky.

Covid-19: Italy reports 2,548 new cases; and Malaysia reports 260 new cases, the second biggest daily spike since the pandemic began. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

September 30: NATO allies France and Turkey trade angry recriminations as international tensions mount over the fiercest clashes between Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces since the mid-1990s. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

Covid-19: Slovakia declares a state of emergency as 567 new cases are reported; the Czech government declares a state of emergency; the Spanish government orders a lockdown in the capital Madrid and surrounding areas after a rise in cases; and Romania reports 2, 158 new cases. Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

September 29: Protests (Uranus) are sweeping across Venezuela as discontent (Uranus) intensifies in the country’s near-abandoned interior due to worsening fuel shortages (Saturn) and the constant failure of public services. Over 100 protests in 19 of Venezuela’s 23 states demand authorities provide water, power and fuel. Progressed Sun was square Moon and progressed Moon was semisquare Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart.

Scientists have warned that two-fifths of the world's plants are at risk of extinction as researchers race against time to name and describe new species, before they disappear. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

Donald Trump and Joe Biden spar in an incoherent, disgraceful squabble. Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

September 28: Fighting (Mars) escalates sharply between Azerbaijan and its ethnic Armenian mountain enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh with at least 55 people killed in a second day of heavy clashes. The two sides pounded each other with rockets and artillery in the fiercest round of conflict in more than a quarter of a century. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

Covid-19: The World Health Organization (WHO) says a test that can accurately diagnose coronavirus in minutes will dramatically expand testing in low and middle-income countries; a deal with manufacturers will provide 120 million tests over six months; India surpasses six million cases of covid-19; and the Dutch government introduces new nationwide restrictions as covid cases surge. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

September 27: Hostilities (Mars) flare-up between Armenia and Azerbaijan with at least 16 military members (Mars) and several civilians killed. The conflict involves Nagorno-Karabakh (Saturn). It’s a breakaway region inside Azerbaijan that’s run by ethnic Armenians and a corridor for pipelines carrying oil and gas (Neptune) to world markets. All countries have declared martial law (Mars). Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

The New York Times (Mercury) gives Donald Trump a September surprise. Citing tax-return data (house 8) it reports that he has paid very little income tax (house 8) in recent years as heavy losses (Saturn) from his business enterprises offset hundreds of millions of dollars in income. Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes in both 2016 and 2017, and paid no income taxes in 10 of the last 15 years. In Trump’s chart progressed Mercury (newspapers) was sextile birth chart Jupiter (cusp ruler of house 8) and sextile birth chart Uranus (planet of unexpected, surprise events); progressed Midheaven (business) was semisquare Uranus and sextile birth chart Neptune (cusp ruler of house 8); and progressed Moon was square birth chart Uranus. Progressed Jupiter square birth chart Saturn in his chart started in December, 2009 > reached peak power in October 2016 > and ends January 2022.

Covid-19: According to nCoV2019Live the total global death count surpasses one million. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

September 26: In Belarus protestors (Uranus) in Minsk rally accusing President Alexander Lukashenko of rigging last month’s election; protestors outside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s home demand he quit over his handling of covid-19; anti-lockdown protesters in central London scuffle with police officers; and thousands of workers gather in cities and towns across Portugal demanding higher wages and more government action to protect jobs threatened by the coronavirus pandemic. Progressed Sun was square Moon and progressed Moon was semisquare birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart.

Covid-19: Argentina’s total case count tops 700,000; and the UK records 6,042 new daily infections and 34 deaths. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

September 25: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes the first woman in US history to lie in state at the US Capitol in Washington DC. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky.

See America’s Jupiter-Saturn conjunction chart here

Covid-19: America is recording an average of over 40,000 new cases a day; its total case count surpasses 7 million; France records 15,797 new cases; its total case count stands at 513,034; and Canada’s nationwide total case count surpasses 150,000. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

September 24: The United States will would provide more than $720 million in humanitarian assistance (Jupiter-Pluto) in response to the crisis in Syria, plus nearly $152 million for Africa’s Sahel region and almost $108 million for South Sudan. Jupiter was conjunction and parallel Pluto in the sky.

Covid-19: France reports a new record of 16,096 daily cases; the UK reports a new daily record of 6,634 cases; the UK’s total case count is 416,363; and Indonesia reports a new record of 4,634 daily cases taking the total to 262,022, while the death count surpasses 10,000. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

In Thailand a rebellion (Uranus) aimed at supporting the broader aims of the anti-government protests (Uranus) is sweeping through the country’s high schools (house 5). Dubbed ‘Bad Students’ it’s targeted at gaining self-expression (Mercury) for students (house 5) via the abolition of rules they deem as archaic. Progressed Mercury was sextile progressed Uranus and progressed Moon was semisquare birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart.

September 23: In Louisville, Kentucky two white police officers (Mars) who fired into the apartment of Breonna Taylor, will face no charges for her death (house 8) because their use of force (Mars) was justified. Two police officers (Mars) are shot and wounded during protests (Uranus) decrying the ruling. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn and Mars was square Saturn in the sky; and in America’s chart progressed Moon was inconjunct birth chart Mars.

See America’s Jupiter-Saturn conjunction chart here

In Belarus thousands take to the streets of Minsk protesting (Uranus) against the abrupt inauguration (Uranus) of veteran President Alexander Lukashenko. Progressed Moon was semisquare birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart.

Australia’s Westpac bank (Jupiter) negotiates to pay a record A$1.3bn (£0.7bn; $0.9bn) fine for the nation’s biggest breach (Pluto) of money laundering laws (house 9). Jupiter was conjunction and parallel Pluto in the sky.

September 22: In an internationally co-ordinated global operation (Pluto) that targeted dark web marketplaces (Pluto) police forces seize more than $6.5m (£5m) in cash and virtual currencies (Jupiter), as well as drugs (Neptune) and guns (Mars). Some 179 people were arrested across Europe and the US. Edvardas Sileris, head of Europol’s cyber-crime centre (Pluto) said it ends the ‘golden age’ of these underground marketplaces. Progressed Moon in the Aquarian Age chart was parallel progressed Jupiter, parallel progressed Neptune and inconjunct progressed Pluto; and Jupiter was conjunction Pluto in the sky.

Covid-19: America’s death count officially surpasses 200,000; and cases are surging in Canada where the case count has topped 145,400 and the death toll has reached over 9,300. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

September 21: Covid-19: Many countries across Europe are reimposing covid restrictions as virus case counts escalate dramatically; Indonesia reports 4,176 new cases; its total number of cases is 248,853; and Iran reports 3,342 new cases taking the total case count to 425,481. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

September 20: Buzzfeed News and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (Mercury) release the FinCEN files, a collection of 2,657 documents relating to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (Jupiter-Pluto) that show how the world’s biggest banks (Jupiter) have allowed criminals (Pluto) to move dirty money around the globe. Jupiter was conjunction and parallel Pluto in the sky.

More than 100,000 people march through Minsk on the sixth straight weekend of protests (Uranus) against President Alexander Lukashenko (sun-Pluto), keeping pressure (Pluto) on the veteran Belarusian leader to quit; and thousands of protesters march in Bangkok openly challenging the monarchy of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn (Sun) to present demands that include a call for reforms (Uranus) to curb his powers. Progressed Sun was square Moon and progressed Moon was semisquare birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart; progressed Pluto was semisquare Sun in the Pluto cycle; and progressed Sun was sesquisquare Moon in the Sun cycle.

September 19: Thousands of people protest (Uranus) in the Thai capital Bangkok calling for reform (Uranus) of the political system, including the role of the monarchy; thousands protest in central Minsk demanding that President Alexander Lukashenko step down; and more than a thousand people protest in central London against lockdown measures aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus. Progressed Moon was semisquare birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart.

September 18: US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Jupiter-house 9) dies. In America’s chart progressed Venus (Ginsburg) in house 12 was square progressed Pluto in house 9 (the Supreme Court); progressed Jupiter was square Saturn in the Jupiter cycle; and in America’s November 12, 2020 Jupiter-Pluto conjunction chart Jupiter and Pluto are in house 9. You can see this chart here

Covid-19: European countries from Denmark to Greece announce new restrictions to curb surging coronavirus infections in some of their largest cities; cases in the UK almost double to 6,000 per day as hospital admissions rise and infection rates soar across parts of northern England and London; France reports 13,215 new confirmed coronavirus cases; after a surge in coronavirus infections the regional government of the Spanish capital Madrid orders a lockdown from Monday in some of the poorer areas of the city and its outskirts that are home to about 850,000 people; and Myanmar reports 424 new infections. Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart and Jupiter was conjunction Saturn and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

September 17: Covid-19: The total global case count surpasses 30 million; case numbers are surging in the EU with the World Health Organization warning ‘we have a very serious situation unfolding before us’; France registers a record 10,593 new confirmed cases, the country’s highest single-day count since the pandemic began; and Portugal registers 770 new cases and ten deaths. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart and Jupiter was conjunction Saturn and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

FBI Director Christopher Wray (Pluto) warns that Russia (house 7) is interfering in the 2020 US presidential elections with a steady stream of misinformation (Pluto) aimed at Democrat Joe Biden as well as sapping Americans’ confidence (Sun) in the election process. Progressed Sun was semisquare Pluto in America’s chart; progressed Pluto was semisquare Sun in the Pluto cycle; and progressed Sun was trine Pluto in the Sun cycle.

September 16: Hurricane Sally (Saturn) crashes into the southern US as a category 2 slow motion storm, bringing torrential rain, storm surges and massive flooding (Saturn). Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

Throughout September profuse and continuous rainfall in Sudan has caused devastating flooding with the Blue Nile reaching water levels not seen for nearly a century. A state of emergency has been declared. More than 100 people are dead and more than a half a million are homeless. Crops and agriculture have been destroyed. The heavy rain (Saturn) that started to fall in July has intensified during September. The situation is expected to deteriorate. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart and Jupiter was conjunction Saturn and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

Covid-19: The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in India has surpassed five million; the virus is spreading much faster there than in any other country with daily cases topping 90,000 for the past five days; Czech Republic reports 1,677 new cases its highest daily count since the beginning of the epidemic; Slovenia reports 123 new cases; and Indonesia reports 3,963 new cases taking the nationwide total at 228,993. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

The Caribbean island of Barbados announces its intention to remove Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and become an independent (Uranus) republic. Progressed Mercury was sextile progressed Uranus and progressed Moon was semisquare birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart.

September 15: The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain sign agreements (Mercury) to normalize ties (Jupiter) with Israel, becoming the first Arab states in a quarter century to break a longstanding taboo. Progressed Jupiter was sextile birth chart Venus and progressed Mercury was sextile progressed Venus in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Sun was trine Jupiter in the Sun cycle.

Covid-19: According to nCoV2019Live America’s covid death toll surpasses 200,000. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

September 14: PM Boris Johnson lashes out (Mars) at the European Union as he won initial approval for a plan to breach the Brexit treaty (Jupiter), saying the move was needed because the bloc had refused to take a ‘revolver (Mars) off the table’ in trade talks (Jupiter). Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky; and progressed Sun was trine Mars in the Sun cycle.

The US election heats up as California, Oregon and Washington burn and Donald Trump blames the fire crisis on poor forest management and suggests that temperatures will ‘start getting cooler’. Joe Biden called Trump ‘a climate arsonist’ (Mars). Mars was square Saturn in the sky; and progressed Sun was trine Mars in the Sun cycle.

September 13: At least 100,000 Belarusian protestors (Pluto) take to the streets of Minsk in one of the biggest anti-Lukashenko demonstrations (Pluto) with widespread violence against protestors. Progressed Pluto was semisquare Sun in the Pluto cycle; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

Covid-19: According to nCoV2019Live the total number of global cases surpasses 29 million; the World Health Organization reports a worldwide one-day record of 307,930 new cases; Portugal reports 673 new cases and seven deaths; Jakarta releases a new set of rules in the second round of stricter social restrictions; and Israel will enter a three-week nationwide lockdown starting on Friday to contain the spread of the coronavirus after a second- wave surge of new cases. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

September 12: Anti-Lukashenko protests (Uranus) continue in Belarus with 46 protestors detained by police; angry migrants (Mars) left homeless (Saturn) by a blaze (Mars) at a refugee centre on the Greek island of Lesbos demand to leave as authorities open up new tent shelters; and ‘yellow-vest’ protestors (Uranus) are back on the streets of Paris with more than 250 arrested by police (Mars). Progressed Moon was semisquare birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

The death toll from fires (Mars) sweeping through US West Coast states rises to 30. Officials warn of a ‘mass fatality incident’ (Pluto). Mars was square Saturn in the sky; and progressed Moon was inconjunct progressed Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart.

Covid-19: France records 10,561 new confirmed cases, a new daily record as the number topped 10,000 for the first time. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

September 11: In Bogota anti-police brutality protests (Uranus) continue for a second night with the death toll rising to 13; and thousands of migrants and refugees left without shelter after a fire (Mars) on the Greek island of Lesbos are protesting against the construction of a replacement camp. Progressed Moon was semisquare birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Sun was sesquisquare Uranus in the Sun cycle.

Around half a million people in Oregon are under evacuation alerts (Mars-Saturn), as wildfires (Mars) that have claimed 24 lives since erupting in August rip through three US West Coast states. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

Covid-19: The confirmed coronavirus death toll in Mexico hits 70,000; Portugal records 687 new cases and three deaths; its total case count is 62,813 and its total death count is 1,855; Slovenia reports 108 new cases, an all-time high; and the UK reports 3,539 new cases and six deaths. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

The US budget deficit hits a record high (Jupiter) of more than $3tn (£2.3tn), driven by the government’s massive spending (Jupiter-Pluto) on coronavirus relief (house 12). Jupiter was conjunction Saturn and Pluto in the sky.

Japan and the United Kingdom reach a tentative free trade agreement (Jupiter). Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky; and progressed Sun was trine Jupiter in the Moon cycle.

September 10: In America deadly wildfires (Mars), fanned by unusually hot, dry winds, are raging across Oregon, California and Washington states; and severe flooding (Saturn) in recent weeks has hit about 760,000 people in West and Central Africa. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

Covid-19: The total global case count surpasses 28 million; India reports its single largest increase in a day, recording 95,735 new infections with 1,172 deaths; Indonesia reports 3,861 new cases, taking the nationwide total to 207,203; France reports 9,843 new cases; and Greece reports 372 new cases. Mars was square Saturn and Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky.

In Bogota, Colombia seven people are killed and 248 others injured during anti-police brutality protests (Uranus) sparked by the death of a man who was pinned to the ground and repeatedly tasered by police (Mars). Progressed Mars was parallel and progressed Moon was semisquare birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart.

September 9: The WWF (World Wildlife Fund) reports that wildlife populations are experiencing a ‘catastrophic decline’ (Saturn) that shows no sign of slowing and warns that nature is being destroyed (Mars) by humans at a rate never before seen. Chief executive Tanya Steele says that wildlife is ‘in freefall’ as we burn forests, over-fish our seas and destroy wild areas. The equinox was square progressed Pluto and progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

Thousands of migrants are left without shelter after overnight fires (Mars) destroy their overcrowded camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, and authorities warn that some asylum seekers who tested positive for covid-19 could spread the virus. Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

Covid-19: Portugal reports 646 new cases; its total case count stands at 61,541 with 1,849 deaths; Slovenia reports 79 new cases; Netherlands reports 1,140 new cases; the UK registers 2,659 new cases; and Indonesia tightens social restrictions as cases there rise. Mars was square Saturn and Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky.

The US announces that it will reduce (Saturn) its troop (Mars) presence in Iraq from 5,200 to 3,000. Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

September 8: China accuses Indian troops (Mars) of illegally crossing a disputed (Mars) Himalayan border and firing ‘provocative’ warning shots (Mars) at patrolling soldiers (Mars). The two countries are locked in a dangerous standoff over Himalayan territory. Progressed Moon was inconjunct progressed Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

The last two Australian reporters (Mercury) working in China fly home after a five-day diplomatic standoff. Relations between Australia and China have deteriorated in recent years. Saturn and Pluto are conjunction Mercury in the Saturn-Pluto conjunction chart > see China’s chart here

A group of nine vaccine companies (Neptune) sign a pledge that they won’t submit vaccine candidates for review by the Food and Drug Administration until their safety (Saturn) and efficacy is shown in large clinical trials. There are 170 vaccines in development. Progressed Neptune was square Saturn in the Neptune cycle.

Covid-19: According to nCoV2019Live the total global death count surpasses 900,000; Brazil records 14,279 new cases and 504 deaths; it has more than 4.1 million cases and a total of 127,464 deaths; India reports 1,133 deaths; the country’s death toll reaches 72,775; there’s a spike in cases in Israel; its case count tops 135,288 with 1,031 deaths; and the case count is rising in several US Midwest and Northeast states. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky.

Wildfires (Mars) continue to rage in California amid extreme heat and high winds. Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

September 7: Masked men (Pluto) detain Belarusian protest leader Maria Kolesnikova in central Minsk driving her away in a van. Two of her allies later disappeared (house 12). Progressed Pluto was semisquare Sun in the Pluto cycle.

Covid-19: India reports 90,802 cases and 1,016 deaths and surpasses Brazil to become the country with the second highest number of covid- cases; Spain becomes the first country in western Europe to record 500,000 infections, after tallying more than 26,000 new infections over the past two days; and Florida reports 1,838 cases the lowest number since June 15. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky; and progressed Sun was sesquisquare Saturn in the Sun cycle.

September 6: Tens of thousands of people (Pluto) in Belarus take to the streets demanding that resignation of President Lukashenko (Sun) > police (Mars) detain 100 protestors (Uranus; thousands gather in Montenegro’s capital Podgorica protesting against the use of Serbian national symbols (Sun) by opposition parties that won elections last week; in Hong Kong protestors (Uranus) rally against the new national security law imposed by China > 300 protestors are arrested  by police; and dueling demonstrations over racial justice and policing continue to roil US cities; progressed Moon was semisquare birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart.

Covid-19: Britain records 2,988 new daily cases, up from 1,813 on the previous day; France reports 7,071 new cases; India reports 90,632 cases, setting a record for a one-day tally of new cases; and coronavirus cases are rising in 22 of the 50 U.S. states > the death toll in America surpasses 190,000. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky and progressed Jupiter was square Saturn in the Jupiter cycle.

California swelters in a record heat wave > the fast-moving Creek Fire that started on Friday is uncontained. Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

September 5: America’s summer of protests (Uranus) grinds on; Portland, Oregon is the epicentre with protests calling for policing and social justice reforms taking place nightly over the last three months; progressed Moon in America’s chart has been parallel progressed Uranus; ant-government and anti-police brutality protests (Uranus), continue in Belarus; weekly anti-Kremlin protests in Russia’s Far East continue after nearly two months, with around 10,000 people taking to the streets; in the UK climate change activists (Uranus) blockade (Pluto) printworks used by Rupert Murdoch’s News UK, publisher of The Times and The Sun; and anti-covid lockdown protests (Uranus) are held in the UK, Italy, Croatia and Australia. Progressed Moon was semisquare birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart > peak power date is September 25.

Covid-19: According to nCoV2019Live the total number of cases worldwide surpasses 27 million and the critical case count is over 60,000; the UK reports 1,813 new cases after 1,940 on the previous day; India registers 86,432 new infections; the total number of cases there surpasses four million; the death count tops 69,561; in South Korea 510 cases are linked to anti-government protests; and Portugal reports 486 new cases. Progressed Neptune was square Saturn in the Neptune cycle; and Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky.

September 4: Covid-19: France reports 8,975 new cases; the case count in Iran reaches 382,772 and the death count tops 22,044; and Gaza reports hundreds of infections since the first case emerged in the general population last week. Progressed Neptune was square Saturn in the Neptune cycle.

September 3: In Bulgaria protests turn violent (Uranus) for the first time, as  crowds (Pluto) attempt to storm the nation’s parliament, leading to a night of fighting between demonstrators and security forces; and in Nepal protesters and riot police (Mars) clash in the city of Latitpur over a ban on outdoors public events amid a religious festival (Jupiter). Progressed Moon was semisquare birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart; progressed Pluto was semisquare Sun in the Pluto cycle; and progressed Jupiter was square Saturn in the Jupiter cycle.

Covid-19: France reports 7,157 new cases taking the total of confirmed coronavirus cases to 300,181; India reports a record daily jump of 83,883 cases; Indonesia reports a record daily jump of 3,622 cases; and Thailand reports its first case in 100 days. Progressed Neptune was square Saturn in the Neptune cycle.

Typhoon Maysak (Saturn) makes landfall in South Korea battering the region with strong winds and torrential rain (Saturn).  Progressed Neptune was square Saturn in the Neptune cycle.

Kuwait swears in eight female judges (Venus-Jupiter), being the first Gulf country to do so. The women were among 54 judges sworn into the Supreme Court. Progressed Jupiter was sextile birth chart Venus in the Aquarian Age chart.

Public Health England reports that last year the country had the most cases of gonorrhoea (Mars) since records began more than 100 years ago, at 70,936 reported cases. Progressed Mars was parallel Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and Saturn (disease) was conjunction Pluto in house 6 (sickness) of the UK’s Saturn-Pluto conjunction chart.

September 2: Students at Hungary’s University of Theatre and Film Arts (house 9) seal entrances to the building and pledge to maintain a blockade (Pluto) until demands for autonomy (Uranus) from government control (Sun) are met; and in northern China thousands of ethnic Mongolians are protesting (Uranus) against a new education policy which calls for Mandarin to gradually replace Mongolian as the language of education in three subjects in elementary and middle schools. Progressed Moon was semisquare birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart; progressed Pluto was semisquare Sun in the Pluto cycle; and progressed Sun was trine Uranus in the Moon cycle.

Covid-19: In Brazil the number of daily deaths has dropped to below 900 per day in the past week; the country has nearly 4 million confirmed cases and the virus has killed over 120,000 people; Turkey reports 1,596 new cases; the total death toll there is 6,462; the country is experiencing the second peak; the total number of cases in Kyrgyzstan reaches past 44,000; and the UK reports 1,508 new cases, up from 1,295 a day earlier. Progressed Neptune was square Saturn in the Neptune cycle.

Australia crashes into recession with a 7% decline in GDP over the second quarter, the largest fall since records began in 1959. Jupiter was conjunction Saturn in the sky.

In Mexico six people are killed and 15 others injured when gunmen open fire (Mars) on a group mourning the death of a youth killed in a motorcycle accident. Progressed Mars at 6N44 was parallel Midheaven at 6N27 in Mexico’s Mars cycle chart.

September 1: In Belarus thousands of students boycott (Uranus) the start of the school year in an anti-government protest. Progressed Moon was birth chart semisquare in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Sun was trine Uranus in the Moon cycle.

Covid-19: The total global death count surpasses 850,000; Russia reports 4,729 new cases; the total case count there passes one million; the number of cases in Belize tops 1,000; and the United Arab Emirates registers 574 new cases. Progressed Neptune was square Saturn in the Neptune cycle.

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