SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Government officials faced heavy criticism for their response to the coronavirus outbreak in Puerto Rico as details trickled out about the newest death reported Friday in the U.S. territory, which was the first for a resident.
NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak could kill 100,000 to 200,000 Americans, the U.S. government’s top infectious-disease expert warned on Sunday as smoldering hotspots in nursing homes and a growing list of stricken cities heightened the sense of dread across the country.
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House candidates aren’t usually bashful about asking supporters for money.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday he will maintain his busy travel schedule dedicating infrastructure projects around the country in spite of growing restrictions prompted by the coronavirus epidemic, including a shutdown of most federal government operations.
After Hurricane María and the Earthquakes, Can Puerto Rico’s Government Be Trusted With COVID-19 Response?
In the face of all that is happening with COVID-19 in Puerto Rico, some people feel mistrust and fear.
Latino USA checks in with CommunityHealth, a free clinic in Chicago that’s run primarily by volunteers to serve people without health insurance, including many low-income and undocumented immigrants.
The threat of the coronavirus to Brazil’s low-income communities has hit home in recent days.
La educación en tiempos de pandemia: Por qué necesitamos reducir la velocidad por el bien de la salud mental
Gracias al coronavirus, nuestro mundo ha cambiado drásticamente de un día para otro, y en este momento todos somos más vulnerables, especialmente los niños.
The order finds that ICE has been and continues to be deliberately indifferent to serious medical needs and ignores the threat caused by COVID-19 “that will likely cause imminent, life-threatening illness.”
Immigrants in Stewart Detention Center on Hunger Strike to Demand COVID19 Precautions, Release as Georgia Becomes Southeast Epicenter of Pandemic
In audio recordings, detained immigrants at the for-profit Stewart Detention Center describe cramped conditions, a lack of a plan to deal with outbreak, and increasing panic within the detention center.
The number of people around the world who have contracted coronavirus has surged past 500,000, and the United States tops the list, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The U.S. territory of Puerto Rico announced Thursday that it would extend a two-week curfew to April 12 and warned of new restrictions to help curb coronavirus cases.
Hurray for the Riff Raff’s Alynda Segarra on Coping as an Artist by Taking Performances To Instagram
“The world has changed considerably and I think it’s healthy we face that, but we won’t lose music and we won’t lose songs,” Segarra told Latino Rebels.
In the age of COVID-19, anything other than ending deportations is a high-risk, potentially disastrous move.
Brazilian Health Minister Luiz Henrique Mandetta warned that Brazil’s public health system will likely collapse by the end of April.
“We cannot wait until people start really dying in large numbers to start production, especially of more complicated equipment like ventilators and hospital beds,” Ocasio-Cortez told CNN’s Jake Tapper.
SÃO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s governors are defying President Jair Bolsonaro over his call to reopen schools and businesses, dismissing his argument that the “cure” of widespread shutdowns to contain the spread of the coronavirus is worse than the disease.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The governor of a state in central Mexico is arguing that the poor are “immune” to the new coronavirus, even as the federal government suspends all nonessential government activities beginning Thursday in a bid to prevent the spread of the virus.
Al momento las proyecciones obtenidas de expertos por el Centro de Periodismo Investigativo (CPI) son sobrecogedoras. La más cautelosa apunta a que se podrían registrar unas 16,000 víctimas mortales durante la pandemia en la isla; el peor escenario se acerca a las 58,000 víctimas.
ICE Detainees Announce Hunger Strike in Louisiana Prisons as Mississippi Organizations Call for Their Release
“Who is protecting us? Who is worried about us? We have families. Mom, dad, siblings, daughters, sons. Our families outside are worried about us,” F said in a recording.