Major world events November 2019

Events as reported by reliable news services

November 1: Tens of thousands of Iraqis throng central Baghdad demanding the root-and-branch downfall (Saturn) of the political elite (Sun) in the biggest day of mass anti-government demonstrations (Uranus-Pluto) since the fall of Saddam Hussein; and more than 100,000 demonstrators (Uranus-Pluto) converge on the streets of Algiers demanding a ‘new revolution’ (Uranus) and a purge of the ruling hierarchy (Sun) and an end to military (Mars) involvement in politics. Progressed Uranus was parallel Neptune in the Uranus cycle; and Saturn was conjunction and parallel Pluto in the sky.

In India’s capital Delhi pollution (Neptune) made the air so toxic (Neptune) officials were forced to declare an emergency (Mars). Mars was parallel Neptune in the sky.

November 2: At least 53 soldiers (Mars) and one civilian are killed in an attack on an army post in northern Mali. IS claims responsibility. Progressed Mars was parallel Neptune in the Mars cycle; and Mars was parallel Neptune in the sky.

In Baghdad security forces kill a protester (Uranus) and wound 91 others as tens of thousands of Iraqis gather in mass anti-government protests (Uranus-Pluto); and in Pakistan tens of thousands of opposition protesters (Uranus) gather in the capital demanding that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s year-old government quits. Progressed Uranus was parallel Neptune in the Uranus cycle; and Saturn was parallel Pluto in the sky. 

Police fire tear gas (Neptune) at black-clad protesters (Pluto) across Hong Kong after they set fire (Mars) to metro stations and vandalized buildings (Mars) in some of the worst violence (Mars) to hit the city in weeks. Progressed Mars was parallel Neptune in the Mars cycle; and Mars was parallel Neptune in the sky.

November 3: Mass demonstrations (Pluto) continue in Lebanon, Iraq and Iran; a protest in Hong King ends in a knife attack (Mars); and thousands protest in Romania against illegal logging (Pluto). Progressed Mars was square Pluto in the Mars cycle; and Saturn was parallel Pluto in the sky.

In India, the city government of New Delhi declares a public health emergency (Mars) as hazardous levels (Mars) of pollution (Neptune) puts millions of people at risk (Mars) of respiratory illness. Progressed Mars was parallel Neptune in the Mars cycle.

(Some news services refer to Delhi. Delhi is a city and a union territory of India where the capital of India, New Delhi, is located.)

November 4: Iraqi security forces kill at least five people when they opened fire (Mars) on protesters (Uranus-Pluto) taking part in the largest wave of anti-government protests (Uranus) for decades. Progressed Mars was square Pluto in the Mars cycle

In Bolivia, protests (Uranus) sparked by the contentious election victory last month of President Evo Morales enter their third week. Progressed Uranus was parallel Neptune in the Uranus cycle.

The US begins the process of withdrawing (Saturn) from the Paris Climate Agreement (Pluto), notifying the UN of its intention to leave. Saturn was parallel Pluto in the sky.

November 5: A global group (Pluto) of around 11,000 scientists endorses research that says the world is facing a climate emergency (Saturn) and that without deep and lasting changes, the world is facing ‘untold human suffering’ (Saturn). It was released on the day that satellite data shows that last month was the warmest October on record and Saturn was parallel Pluto in the sky.

Iran announces that it will begin injecting gas into centrifuges used to enrich uranium at its underground Fordow facility on Wednesday, rolling back another commitment under a 2015 nuclear deal. Enriched uranium can be used to make reactor fuel and nuclear weapons (Pluto). Fordow will now become an active nuclear site (Pluto) rather than a research plant. Saturn was conjunction and parallel Pluto in the sky; and progressed Mars was square Pluto in the Mars cycle.

Gunmen (Mars) in Mexico kill nine women and children (Pluto) in the bloodiest attack on Americans in Mexico for years. Progressed Mars was square Pluto in the Mars cycle.

November 6: Two former employees of Twitter and a third man from Saudi Arabia face US charges of spying (house 12-Neptune) by digging up private user data and giving it to Saudi officials in exchange for payment. Progressed Pluto was parallel Neptune in the Pluto cycle; progressed Uranus was parallel Neptune in the Uranus cycle; and progressed Saturn was parallel Pluto in the sky.

November 8: In New South Wales, Australia there’s a bushfire emergency (Mars) with 80 blazes (Pluto) raging across the state. 17 blazes are at emergency warning levels and over 100 homes have been destroyed. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Pluto in Australia’s chart; and Mars was square Pluto in the sky.

November 9: Iraqi security forces kill at least five people as they push protesters (Uranus-Pluto) back toward their main camp in central Baghdad using live ammunition, tear gas and sound bombs (Mars). Mars was square Pluto in the sky.

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales faces rising pressure to resolve a weeks-long standoff over the disputed (Mars) election after police forces (Mars) were seen joining anti-government protests (Uranus) and the military (Mars) said it would not ‘confront the people’ over the issue. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Uranus was parallel Neptune in the Uranus cycle.

More than two million people in India and Bangladesh are evacuated as Cyclone Bulbul (Saturn) hits the Bay of Bengal. Saturn was conjunction and parallel Pluto in the sky.

November 10: Bolivian President Evo Morales (Sun) resigns after the military (Mars) calls on him to step down and allies (house 11) tumbled away amid a fierce backlash (Mars) over a disputed election. It’s a very complicated and messy situation. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Uranus and progressed Moon was trine progressed Sun in the Aquarian Age chart; progressed Neptune was conjunction Sun in the Neptune cycle; and progressed Sun was trine Neptune in the Sun cycle.

November 11: Cataclysmic change (Uranus) hits Bolivia as the government collapses and President Evo Morales flies to Mexico. Pro-Morales supporters clash (Mars) with anti government protestors (Uranus) who destroy a least four police stations (Mars). The police and army (Mars) are patrolling the streets in La Paz. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart; progressed Mars was semisextile Moon and sextile Mercury in the Mars cycle; progressed Uranus was parallel Neptune in the Uranus cycle; and in Bolivia’s Scorpio lunation chart Uranus was in house 10 (Morales and his administration).

November 12: The violence in Hong Kong escalates with a night of pitched battle (Mars) at a top university (house 9). Anti-government protestors (Uranus-Pluto) paralyze parts of the Asian financial hub with transport links (house 3), schools (house 5) and many businesses (house 10) closed. Hong Kong police (Mars-house 6) fire tear gas and rubber bullets as protesters ignited fires (Mars) and petrol bombs (Mars). The police warn that the rule of law was close to ‘collapse’. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart; progressed Moon was conjunction birth chart Mars in China’s chart; and progressed Mars was sextile Mercury in the Mars cycle.

On day 27 of nationwide anti-government protests in Lebanon a local official is shot (Mars) and killed by soldiers (Mars), an incident that is sure to inflame tensions; and violence (Mars) spirals after Israel kills a militant leader and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad and other terror groups (Pluto) respond with 200 missile strikes (Mars). Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Uranus in the Mars cycle and progressed Mars was semisextile Moon in the Mars cycle.

The head of Bolivia’s Senate, Jeanine Anez (Venus), takes office as interim president. Opposition lawmakers boycott (Uranus) the session so there was no quorum for the appointment. Uranus was parallel Neptune in the Uranus cycle; and progressed Mars was semisextile Venus in the Mars cycle.

Massive fires (Mars) burn across two Australian states with fifty houses (house 4) destroyed or damaged in New South Wales. In Australia’s chart progressed Mars in house 4 (homes) was parallel progressed Sun in house 1 (the people); and progressed Mars was semisextile Moon in the Mars cycle.

November 13: Israeli air strikes kill 13 Palestinians in Gaza raising the Palestinian death toll to 23 over a two-day escalation in violence (Mars) since Israel launched strikes (Mars) to kill an Islamic Jihad commander. Progressed Mars was semisextile Moon and parallel Uranus in the Mars cycle.

Anti-government protesters (Uranus) dig in at several university campuses (house 9) across Hong Kong setting the stage for further confrontations. Police (Mars) say violence has reached a ‘very dangerous and even deadly level’. Hong Kong announces that all schools (house 5) will be closed on Thursday as the territory faces another day of escalating unrest (Uranus). Progressed Mars was parallel Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Mars was parallel Uranus in the Mars cycle.

In Italy, the mayor of Venice declares a state of emergency after ‘apocalyptic’ floods (Saturn-Pluto) sweep through the city, flooding its historic basilica and inundating centuries-old buildings. Saturn was conjunction and parallel Pluto in the sky.

There’s a history making moment in America as Donald Trump’s impeachment investigation (house 11) goes public (house 9). In America’s chart the big transit hits are to the Sun in house 11, Saturn – the cusp ruler of house 9 – and Jupiter. In Donald Trump’s chart the big transit hits are  to Mercury – a ruler of house 11 – and Mars – the cusp ruler of house 9 (television and twitter).

November 14: Security forces (Mars) kill two protestors (Uranus) and wound 35 others as a wave of anti-government protests (Uranus) continue across Iraq. Progressed Mars was parallel Uranus in the Mars cycle. 

November 15: On the second day of the televised impeachment hearings in Washington Donald Trump launches a Twitter attack (Mars) on Marie Yovanovitch (Venus) as she explained how she fought corruption (Pluto) in Ukraine and how the Trump administration abruptly (Uranus) removed her from her post earlier in the year. Progressed Mars was parallel Uranus in the Mars cycle; and progressed Sun was square Venus, opposition Mars and sextile Pluto in the Sun cycle. (These cycle chart aspects are defining and timing major events mapped in America’s chart.)

November 16: In Iran protests (Uranus) erupt after the government unexpectedly (Uranus) announced it was rationing petrol (Neptune) and increasing its price (Jupiter) by at least 50%; in Hong Kong Chinese soldiers (Mars) make a rare (Uranus) appearance to help clean up the city’s streets and then the police (Mars) fired tear gas (Neptune) at protesters (Uranus) who threw petrol bombs (Mars) and fired arrows (Mars); in Paris demonstrators (Uranus) torched (Mars) cars and pelted police (Mars) with stones and bottles and police fired tear gas and water cannon as rallies to mark the first anniversary of the anti-government ‘yellow vest’ demonstrations (Uranus) erupt into violence (Mars); and in Czechoslovakia at least 200,000 people in Prague protest (Uranus) against the government calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Andrej Babis  over allegations of fraud (Neptune). Progressed Mars was opposition Uranus and sesquisquare Neptune in the Mars cycle.

Suspected Islamist militants (Mars-Uranus) massacre (Mars) at least 15 people in eastern Congo. Progressed Mars was opposition and parallel Uranus in the Mars cycle.

Women footballers (Mars) in Spain’s top division are on strike (Uranus) in a pay dispute. Progressed Mars was opposition Uranus in the Mars cycle.

November 16/17: The New York Times releases the Xinjiang Papers – leaked (Uranus) Chinese government documents that reveal details of its clampdown on Uighurs and other Muslims in the country’s western Xinjiang region under President Xi Jinping. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Mars was opposition Uranus in the Mars cycle.

Police (Mars) besiege a university campus (house 9) in Hong Kong occupied by protesters (Uranus) armed with arrows and petrol bombs (Mars-Neptune). Officers warn they could use live ammunition if protesters don’t stop attacking them. Progressed Mars was opposition Uranus and sesquisquare Neptune in the Mars cycle.

November 18: In Hong Kong police (Mars) seal off and trap hundreds of students (house 5) and protesters (Uranus) inside Hong Kong Polytechnic University (house 9) amid fears of a crackdown (Saturn). Protesters manage to escape by shimmying down plastic hosing and fleeing on motorbikes as police fired projectiles. In China’s chart progressed Moon was conjunction birth chart Mars – the cusp ruler of house 9; progressed Venus was sesquisquare progressed Saturn and inconjunct progressed Uranus in house 5; and progressed Mars was opposition Uranus in the Mars cycle.

Japan opens its first (Uranus) military arms show (Mars) as it tries to improve its military technology (Mars-Uranus) to combat external threats from China and North Korea. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Mars was parallel Uranus in the Mars cycle.

November 19: Following a train wreck interview on BBC Prince Andrew’s mother brings his role as an active, publicly funded royal (Sun) to an end. Many companies, universities and charities have distanced themselves from his charitable activities. Progressed Moon was trine progressed Sun in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Sun was parallel Mars in the Sun cycle.

November 21: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Sun) is charged with bribery, fraud (Neptune) and breach of trust in a corruption scandal. Progressed Moon was trine progressed Sun in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Jupiter was square Uranus and sextile Neptune in the Jupiter cycle.

Russia’s lower house of parliament passes legislation (Jupiter) that will allow individual journalists to be labeled foreign (Uranus) agents. Progressed Jupiter was square Uranus in the Jupiter cycle.

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Fact-checking China

On November 20 progressed Moon in China’s chart was conjunction birth chart Mars in house 7 (the international community) and a series of events involving other countries strained relations and got China very angry (Mars).

November 15: China bars two Australian politicians – Liberal MPs Andrew Hastie and James Paterson – from visiting the country, seemingly for their public criticism of the country’s authoritarian regime. The Chinese embassy said they could only visit if they ‘genuinely repent’ their comments. Both men dismissed the demand.

November 16: The New York Times releases the Xinjiang Papers – leaked Chinese government documents – that reveal details of its clampdown on Uighurs and other Muslims in the country’s western Xinjiang region under President Xi Jinping.

November 19: A former employee of Britain’s consulate in Hong Kong –Simon Cheng – says that he was tortured and interrogated by Chinese secret police for London’s role in the Honk Kong protests. British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the ‘outrageous behaviour from the authorities in China’ amounted to torture and violated international law.

November 19: Following the New York Times report senior Federal Government ministers in Australia rebuke China about the country’s mass detention of more than 1 million Uyghurs.

November 21: China accuses the United States of seeking to ‘destroy’ Hong Kong and has threatened retaliation after Congress passed new legislation supporting the pro-democracy movement that has thrown the city into turmoil for nearly six months.

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November 20: In explosive evidence the US ambassador to the European Union, Gordon Sondland, tells an impeachment hearing in Washington that he was following the orders of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani in seeking a ‘quid pro quo’ from Ukraine. Progressed Mars was parallel Uranus in the Mars cycle; progressed Jupiter was square Uranus in the Jupiter cycle; and the Sun-Moon conjunction in the Scorpio lunation was opposition Uranus.

Alphabet Inc’s Google announces it will stop giving advertisers (Jupiter) the ability to target election ads (Jupiter-house 9) using data such as public voter records and general political affiliations. Progressed Jupiter was square Uranus in the Jupiter cycle.

India’s newest telecoms company, Reliance Jio, (Uranus) follows its competitors, Vodafone Idea and Airtel, and raises prices (Jupiter). Progressed Jupiter was square Uranus in the Jupiter cycle.

Pope Francis (Jupiter) arrives in Bangkok for a three-day visit. The Catholic Church (Jupiter) in Thailand is celebrating 350 years of Holy See recognition of the Church in Thailand. Progressed Jupiter was sextile Neptune in the Jupiter cycle.

November 22: With progressed Uranus parallel Neptune in the Uranus cycle; progressed Jupiter square Uranus in the Jupiter cycle; and Mars opposition Uranus in the sky…

Tens of thousands of protesters in Lebanon take to the streets in a fresh wave of demonstrations against a ruling elite accused of rampant corruption and steering the country into deep crisis.

Iraqi security forces (Mars) in Baghdad kill four protesters (Uranus) and forcibly disperse activists (Uranus) blocking the main port near Basra, as the country’s top cleric (Jupiter) calls for electoral reforms (Uranus) to end the unrest (Uranus).

Tens of thousands of Algerians march through the capital and other towns and cities as their anti-government protests (Uranus) gathers steam ahead of an election they demand to be canceled.

Opposition activists in Georgia try to shut state buildings with padlocks and chains in the capital and other cities across the country, as protests (Uranus) spread demanding an early parliamentary election.

November 23: Anti-government protests (Uranus) continue in Colombia and Bolivia and in France tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Paris and other French cities to protest (Uranus) against domestic violence (Mars), after more than 130 women are believed to have been killed by their partner or ex-partner in France this year. Mars was opposition and parallel Uranus in the sky.

Ethiopia’s Sidama people vote overwhelmingly to form their own self-governing region (Uranus) as many of the country’s ethnic groups demand greater autonomy (Uranus) under sweeping reforms (Uranus) led by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Progressed Uranus was parallel Neptune in the Uranus cycle; and Mars was opposition Uranus in the sky.

Pope Francis (Jupiter) arrives in Japan on the second leg of a week-long Asian trip whose main aim is to bring an anti-nuclear message (Neptune) to Nagasaki and Hiroshima.

Tonga and Fiji declare a state of emergency (Mars) as part of an ongoing measles outbreak (Mars). In Samoa there are 1,797 confirmed cases with 153 detected on Friday. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was opposition Uranus in the sky.

In Australia Wang ‘William’ Liqiang, who claims to be a Chinese spy (Neptune), applies for asylum after  reportedly given authorities information about operations in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Australia, saying he was ‘personally involved’ in espionage work (house 12). Progressed Jupiter was sextile Neptune in the Jupiter cycle.

Chile protests: Reuters reports that more than 154 demonstrations (Uranus) have taken place in Chile in the past month. Most begin peacefully with protestors banging pots and blowing whistles. The largest protest took place on October 25, when more than a million people gathered at Plaza Italia, a central square in Santiago. (Progressed Uranus was sextile Moon in the Uranus cycle; and progressed Sun was opposition Uranus in the Sun cycle.) The protests often turn violent (Mars) when police (Mars) arrive to shut them down. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart.

November 24: Leaked secret documents reveal for the first time (Uranus) how hundreds of thousands of Muslims are locked up, punished, brainwashed and indoctrinated in a network of high-security prison camps in China. Mars was opposition and parallel Mars in the sky.

Hong Kong’s democrats (Uranus) romp to a landslide majority in district council elections. Progressed Uranus was parallel Neptune in the Uranus cycle.

Australia’s domestic spy agency (house 12) is investigating allegations that China tried to install an agent (Neptune) in federal parliament. Progressed Uranus was parallel Neptune in the Uranus cycle; and Mars was opposition Uranus in the sky.

There’s a fourth day of anti-government protests in Colombia which began with a 250,000-person march on Thursday. Mars was opposition and parallel Mars in the sky.

Unusually heavy rains in West Pokot County, Kenya cause flooding and mudslides with at least 56 people reported to have died. Saturn was conjunction Pluto in the sky.

November 25: The World Meteorological Organization says the atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide reached new highs in 2018. Saturn was conjunction Pluto in the sky; and progressed Sun was parallel Saturn and Pluto in the Sun cycle.

After 36 years in prison (house 12) a judge (Jupiter) in Baltimore sets Alfred Chestnut, Andrew Stewart and Ransom Watkins free (Uranus). They had been falsely (Pisces-house12) convicted of murder in 1984. Progressed Jupiter was square Uranus and sextile Neptune in the Jupiter cycle.

Thousands of anti-government protestors (Uranus) in Georgia call for reform (Uranus) to the country’s electoral system. Mars was opposition and parallel Uranus in the sky.

November 26: Nine people are killed as deadly storms (Saturn) lash parts of Greece, Italy and France, leading to major floods, landslides (Saturn) and road destruction; at least 21 people are killed when the most powerful earthquake (Saturn) to strike Albania in decades shook the capital Tirana; and a severe, fast-moving thunderstorm (Saturn) sweeps across Sydney, Australia feeling trees and knocking out power to 45,000 homes. Saturn was conjunction Pluto in the sky; and progressed Sun was parallel Saturn and Pluto in the Sun cycle.

A car bomb (Mars) kills 17 civilians and injures 20 in Syria; and multiple bombings (Mars) in Baghdad kill six and injure 15 others. Mars was opposition and parallel Uranus in the sky.

November 27: The unrest (Uranus) in Iraq, Iran, Lebanon and Colombia continues and a chemical plant in Port Neches, Texas, explodes (Mars) and burns, damaging thousands of homes over several square miles. Mars was opposition Uranus in the sky.

November 28: 46 protestors (Uranus) are shot dead (Mars) by Iraqi security forces after demonstrators stormed and torched an Iranian consulate. Mars was opposition Uranus in the sky.

November 29: Thousands of Australian students walk out of class in the first of a series of protests (Uranus) across the globe demanding governments do more to protect the environment. The annual UN climate conference starts in Madrid on Monday. Progressed Uranus was parallel Neptune in the Uranus cycle; and Mars was opposition Uranus in the sky.

Tens of thousands of Algerian protesters march to demand that next month’s presidential election be canceled until the old ruling guard steps aside and the army quits politics. Mars was opposition Uranus in the sky.

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi (Sun) announces his resignation after weeks of deadly anti-establishment unrest (Uranus) and the country’s senior Shi’ite Muslim cleric (Jupiter) urges lawmakers to reconsider their support for the government. Saturn was conjunction Pluto in the sky; and progressed Sun was parallel Saturn in the Sun cycle.

Two members of the public are killed and three injured in a stabbing attack (Mars) at London Bridge. The police shoot (Mars) the suspect dead. Mars was opposition Uranus in the sky.

Daimler announces that it will cut (Saturn) at least 10,000 jobs worldwide over the next three years as they cut costs (Saturn) to invest in electric vehicles while grappling with weakening sales (Jupiter). Saturn was conjunction Pluto in the sky; and progressed Sun was parallel Saturn in the Sun cycle.

The government of Sudan repeals all laws (Jupiter) restricting women’s freedom of dress, movement, association, work and study (Uranus) and dissolves the former ruling party. The old laws were described as ‘an instrument of exploitation (Pluto) and humiliation on the rights of citizens’. Progressed Jupiter was trine birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart; and Jupiter was trine Uranus in the sky.

Black Friday sales: Saturn marks prices down. Saturn was conjunction Pluto in the sky; and progressed Sun was parallel Saturn in the Sun cycle.

November 30: In Coahuila state Mexico at least 14 people are dead in a gun battle (Mars) between security forces (Mars) and cartel gunmen (Mars). Mars was opposition Uranus in the sky.

In America a dangerous storm (Saturn) dumps heavy snow from parts of California to the northern Midwest and inundating other areas with rain. Saturn was conjunction Pluto in the sky; and progressed Sun was parallel Saturn in the Sun cycle.


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