MIAMI (AP) — They whiled away the week on a sex- and drug-fueled romp: dancing on white-sand beaches and frolicking on a paradisaical Caribbean island with prostitutes from Europe, some snapping selfies with famous reggaetón artists.
Passenger flow from the areas of largest spread of the virus in the United States has decreased but has not stopped. Those areas also have the highest concentrations of Puerto Rican residing there. That is coupled with the fact that island airports did not take preventive health measures for weeks, and tracing people who were in contact with positive COVID-19 cases has not begun.
BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — As Colombia continues with a nationwide lockdown to control the new coronavirus, some of the millions of Venezuelans who have gone abroad in recent years are deciding they are better off back in their homeland.
Most of these workers are employed seasonally to perform the hard manual labor of cultivating and harvesting crops. One-half to three-quarters of them were born outside of the United States, with the majority holding Mexican citizenship.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Sunday there will be no huge economic stimulus program as the country faces the threat of coronavirus-induced crisis almost certainly unlike any it has seen in the past century.
La historia nos ha demostrado que los incumbentes se benefician políticamente durante momentos de crisis por lo que Trump y Vázquez no son la excepción.
The pandemic has spotlighted the wide gap between rich and poor in Peru and elsewhere in Latin America, and economists say a looming recession worse than any since World War II could push the continent’s long-suffering poor into even more dire circumstances.
ICE Canceled Their Request for 45K N95 Masks, and Now They Should Donate the Ones They Have (OPINION)
While a canceled request for N95s is a move in the right direction, the agency must take it a step further. The fact remains that ICE still holds an untold amount of PPE being used for raids.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The ACLU said Sunday it is seeking an injunction to block part of Puerto Rico’s strict curfew against the new coronavirus, arguing that some of its restrictions are unconstitutional as the governor imposed even tighter measures, including requiring anyone entering a business to wear a face mask.
El flujo de viajeros desde las zonas de mayor propagación del virus en Estados Unidos se ha reducido, pero no se ha detenido. Esas zonas coinciden con las de mayor cantidad de puertorriqueños allá. A esto se suma que en los aeropuertos de la isla no se tomaron medidas de sanidad durante semanas y no ha iniciado el rastreo de personas que estuvieron en contacto con casos positivos a COVID-19.
CHICAGO — To be undocumented means, first, to be on the run. Then, on the lookout. Always.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian health officials grappling with the new coronavirus outbreak have issued a stark warning about a lack of hospital beds, masks, testing devices and trained staff across Latin America’s largest nation.
Juan is a real person but this is not his name. He has been working for more than three years at the Bayamon Regional Hospital in Puerto Rico, where critical COVID-19 cases are taken. He fears losing his job for speaking out what he is seeing.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The suspected mismanagement of essential supplies during Hurricane Maria turned out to be a boon for Puerto Rico as it fights a rise in coronavirus cases.
I have a new purpose in creating joy and being present for those who join me on the other side of the screen.
We need a Shadow, if not a Cinqué—or even a V.
The spreading global pandemic has tested the competing interests of public health and privacy, with thousands of individuals experiencing both physical illness and the less-visible stigma that can come with it. While there are many stories about good deeds and people coming together, the coronavirus is also bringing out another, darker side of some people: Fear, anger, resentment and shaming.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — With gas lines across Venezuela growing, a controversial shipping magnate has stepped in to prevent the country from running out of fuel amid the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press has learned.
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History has taught us that incumbents benefit greatly politically during moments of crisis, and Trump and Vázquez have proven not to be the exception.
HAVANA (AP) — For two years the Trump administration has been trying to stamp out one of Cuba’s signature programs: state-employed medical workers treating patients around the globe in a show of soft power that also earns billions in badly needed hard currency.