AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge Tuesday blocked Texas from allowing state troopers to stop vehicles carrying migrants on the grounds that they may spread COVID-19 as worries and new cases are rising along the U.S.-Mexico border.
“I think at bare minimum it has to be extended until the end of the year,” Ocasio-Cortez told reporters outside the House chamber on Thursday afternoon. “The Biden administration saying it should be extended until September is absolutely unacceptable.”
In the Midst of the Delta Variant Surge, a Cautious Ray of Hope With the Decline of Latino COVID-19 Deaths
Despite much darkness and gloom regarding the massive loss of Latino lives and the recent surge of the Delta variant, there is a ray of hope.
What is DeSantis doing while this public health disaster unfolds and 38,741 Floridians die so far under his watch? He is selling anti-mask campaign merch.
“We still have no testing or contact tracing strategy to control the pandemic,” Óscar Chávez, of independent think tank and data clearinghouse Lab Datos GT, told El Faro English. “As we see a spike in cases almost double that of the peak in 2020, in reality, we know that the impact of the pandemic is much broader, but we just can’t see it.”
HAVANA (AP) — The COVID-19 pandemic is slamming Cuba like never before, even as the country races to roll out its homegrown vaccines, the only locally developed shots being widely used in Latin America.
This optimism comes after U.S. Latinos were also among those who experienced the most job losses and COVID-19 infections.
US Black and Latino Communities Often Have Low Vaccination Rates, but Blaming Vaccine Hesitancy Misses the Mark
Working together as lead site investigators for CommuniVax, a national initiative to improve vaccine equity, we and our teams in Alabama, California and Idaho, along with CommuniVax teams elsewhere in the nation, have documented a variety of stances toward vaccination that simply can’t be cast as “hesitant.”
The collective was formed in 2016 by Johis Alarcón, an award-winning photographer known for documenting movements for social equality and reproductive rights throughout the Americas.
May was a complicated month for Brazil and Brazilians. It was one more month in an endless series of catastrophes and governmental irresponsibility.
In a new episode of “Port of Entry,” we continue our series on medical tourism with a story about Salcido and another San Diego woman who went on a journey to find more affordable insulin across the border in Tijuana.
Family members of loved ones who died of COVID-19 now demand that Congress and the media be held accountable for their losses.
LIMA, Peru (AP) — With a pencil and a notebook, artist Edilberto Jiménez walks the streets of Lima and cities in the Andes mountains collecting stories and images about the coronavirus health crisis that has devastated Peru.
Under the pandemic, the number of people living in extreme poverty had already grown by 2.8 million.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — As COVID-19 deaths climb to new peaks in Argentina, the intensive care unit at the San Andres clinic in the capital is oddly silent.
Misinformation and historical trauma make it less likely for undocumented communities and families in mixed-status households to trust the vaccine and any record-keeping around it.
SÃO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s Senate on Tuesday began an inquiry into the government’s management of the COVID-19 pandemic, a probe that analysts say could potentially jeopardize the reelection of President Jair Bolsonaro.
El Gobierno de Puerto Rico nunca hizo las pruebas que establecía el protocolo para el regreso a la escuela
Una investigación del Centro de Periodismo Investigativo (CPI) encontró que ni el DS ni el Departamento de Educación hicieron las pruebas de COVID-19 antes de la apertura en abril ni durante la clases presenciales.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has suggested that the army might be called into the streets to restore order if lockdown measures against COVID-19 that he opposes lead to chaos.
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — They travel thousands of miles by plane from Latin America to the U.S., in some places taking a shuttle directly from the airport to COVID-19 vaccine sites. Their ranks include politicians, TV personalities, business executives and a soccer team.