This global events report for July 2018 correlates major international events with their markers in specified astrological charts or the sky.
Events as reported by reputable news services.
July 2: In Thailand twelve boys and their assistant soccer coach are found alive in a cave complex nine days after they went missing. Progressed Jupiter was trine Moon in the Jupiter cycle.
July 5: Donald Trump announces the resignation of Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (Saturn). Progressed Saturn was square Mars in the Saturn cycle.
Scott Pruitt: May 9, 1968 at 12.14am EDT (37N39; 84W46)Viktor E quotes birth certificate. Chart progressed to July 5, 2018
Sun – planet of administrators – dominates from house 10 (business).
Sun and Mars are opposition Neptune in house 4 (the environment.)
Neptune – the planet of scheming, wishful thinking and vagueness – has a high astrodyne score. It’s his worst planet.
On July 5, 2018 progressed Venus – the co-ruler of house 10 (his job and reputation) at 9 Cancer 27 in house 12 (self-undoing and disappointment) – was square birth chart Moon in house 3 (the press) and sesquisquare progressed Neptune at 24 Scorpio 07R (activating the Sun-Neptune opposition aspect in his birth chart).
Pruitt had a good relationship with Trump. Both have a dominant Sun and Leo rising.
July 9: There’s disagreement and political turmoil in Britain over the Brexit negotiations (Jupiter). Progressed Uranus – planet of disruption – was conjunction Jupiter in the Uranus cycle.
In Japan the death toll from heavy rains (Saturn) over the past few days rises to 126, with over 86 people reported missing. Progressed Saturn was square Mars and Saturn in the Saturn cycle.
Donald Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh (Jupiter) to US Supreme Court position. Progressed Jupiter was sesquisquare Uranus in the Jupiter cycle.
July 16: Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin meet at a bilateral summit in Helsinki. After the meeting Trump was under fire when he defended Russia over claims it interfered in the 2016 US election. Progressed Mars was parallel birthchart Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Venus was trine birthchart Uranus in Donald Trump’s chart.
July 17: Donald Trump changes (Gemini) his mind (Moon) on Russian interference in the 2016 US claiming that he misspoke (Mercury afflicted) at his news conference at Helsinki on July 16. Progressed Uranus in Gemini was opposition birthchart Moon.
July 19: In Iraq protests (Uranus) that began last week continue amid widespread anger over poor public services, high unemployment and pollution. Progressed Uranus was conjunction Jupiter and parallel Neptune in the Uranus cycle; and progressed Sun was square Uranus in the Sun cycle.
July 21: Donald Trump gets a shock (Uranus) when its reported that his former lawyer Michael Cohen secretly recorded a conversation with him before the 2016 presidential election in which they discussed a potential payment to a former Playboy model (Venus) who said she had an affair with him. Progressed Venus in Trump’s chart was trine birth chart Uranus.
July 24: The death toll from an intense heat wave (Mars) in Japan rises to 77 and wildfires (Mars) in east and west Attica, Greece kill at least 50 people and destroy hundreds of houses. Progressed Sun was inconjunct Mars in the Sun cycle.
July 26: Facebook shares (house 5) slump 20% after the social media network warns investors of slowing revenue gains and increased spending. The slump wiped more than $100bn (£76bn) off Facebook’s market value. The lunation in house 5 of America’s new-Moon chart was opposition Pluto.
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