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‘El hospital no está listo’

Juan es un personaje real, con un nombre ficticio. Trabaja hace más de tres años en el Hospital Regional de Bayamón a donde llegan pacientes críticos de COVID-19. Teme perder su trabajo por decir lo que ve.

  • Apr 1, 2020
  • 9:24 AM

White House Projects 100K to 240K US Deaths From Virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Americans to brace for a “hell of a bad two weeks” ahead as the White House projected there could be 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the U.S. from the coronavirus pandemic even if current social distancing guidelines are maintained.

  • Mar 31, 2020
  • 9:14 PM

Too Little Too Late? Experts Decry Mexico Virus Policy Delay

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has started taking tougher measures against the coronavirus after weeks of its president hugging followers and saying religious medals would protect him. Some experts warn the sprawling country of 129 million is acting too late and testing too little to prevent the type of crisis unfolding across the border in the United States.

  • Mar 31, 2020
  • 9:03 PM

Facebook Joins Resistance to Bolsonaro Virus Claims

SÃO PAULO (AP) — Major social media companies are taking aim at Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s dismissal of social distancing, joining others in the country who have lined up against his controversial stance regarding the new coronavirus.

  • Mar 31, 2020
  • 8:45 PM

Puerto Rico Shutters Police Stations Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico on Tuesday closed its third police station in a week, raising concerns about the ability of the U.S. territory to respond to the coronavirus pandemic as officers accused the government of exposing one of the largest police departments in a U.S. jurisdiction to COVID-19.

  • Mar 31, 2020
  • 7:50 PM

Immigrant Detention During COVID-19

Latino Rebels Radio: March 31, 2020

  • Mar 31, 2020
  • 6:02 PM

Philadelphia Singer Brianna Cash Performs Debut Single ‘Numb’ Live for Latino USA

The 27-year-old singer is rising in the R&B and hip-hop scene.

  • Mar 31, 2020
  • 4:25 PM

By Sending Doctors to Italy, Cuba Continues Its Long Campaign of Medical Diplomacy

Cuba has sent more than 400,000 healthcare professionals to work in 164 countries, according to statistics published by the state media.

  • Mar 31, 2020
  • 4:04 PM

US Outlines Plan for Venezuela Transition, Sanctions Relief

MIAMI (AP) — The Trump administration is prepared to lift crippling sanctions on Venezuela in support of a new proposal to form a transitional government requiring both Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó to step aside in favor of a five-person governing council, U.S. officials said.

  • Mar 31, 2020
  • 2:10 PM

Caribbean Countries Adopt Measures to Stop Spread of Coronavirus

The highest death toll in the Caribbean is in the Dominican Republic, where 51 people have died as of Tuesday morning.

  • Mar 31, 2020
  • 1:03 PM

Brazilian Pews Become Trenches in Fight Against Quarantine

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Like every Sunday, Brazilian Pastor Silas Malafaia took the stage of his Pentecostal temple in a middle-class Rio de Janeiro neighborhood. But this week, he wore a T-shirt instead of a blazer and, behind the three cameras broadcasting to his legion of YouTube followers, were thousands of empty seats.

  • Mar 31, 2020
  • 12:43 PM

Alvarez Family From ‘One Day at a Time’ Is Back With a Promising Fourth Season Start

With the singular touch that characterizes the comfort of the Alvarez home, the show proves to be an effective antidote for days of uncertainty and a sobering reminder to literally take it one day at a time. 

  • Mar 31, 2020
  • 12:02 PM

Mexico Broadens One-Month Shutdown as Virus Cases Top 1,094

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s government broadened its shutdown of “non-essential activities” to the private sector and prohibited gatherings of more than 50 people to fight the spread of the new coronavirus.

  • Mar 31, 2020
  • 10:07 AM

Brazil’s Carnival Beat Fades, Making Way for Virus Shelter

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A month ago, a massive Carnival party bursting with samba music and smiling faces raged inside Rio de Janeiro’s Sambadrome. Today, its floodlights are off and there’s no hint of celebration as its grounds serve a humanitarian purpose: protecting the homeless from the new coronavirus.

  • Mar 30, 2020
  • 9:18 PM

PEPITO Creators Say Popular Comic Strip No Longer Part of Puerto Rico’s NotiCel Outlet

“In recent days, however, NotiCel was sold to a new owner, one affiliated with the political party in power,” a release said. “Pepito’s readers were worried about Pepito’s future.”

  • Mar 30, 2020
  • 8:59 PM

Coronavirus Response Highlights Deepening Partisan Divide

The fierce tribalism that has characterized debates over immigration, taxes and health care is now coloring policy-making during a coronavirus outbreak that threatens countless lives and local economies across nation.

  • Mar 30, 2020
  • 4:42 PM

Paramilitary Offensives Persist in Antioquia, Colombia

Three years after the FARC disarmed to the United Nations, the Colombian government is still unable to establish a presence in much of the remote countryside.

  • Mar 30, 2020
  • 2:51 PM

School Shutdowns Raise Stakes of Digital Divide for Students

WINNSBORO, S.C. (AP) — Students struggling to get online in a rural South Carolina county received a boost last week with the arrival of six buses equipped with Wi-Fi, some of the hundreds the state has rolled out since schools were closed by the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Mar 30, 2020
  • 2:29 PM

Why Netflix’s New Teen Sitcom ‘Expanding the Universe of Ashley Garcia’ Is Already a Hit With Me

Why is a grown woman like me so excited about this show?

  • Mar 30, 2020
  • 1:47 PM

In Brazil, Bolsonaro Continues to Downplay Coronavirus Threat

“Some will die. I’m sorry. That’s life,” Bolsonaro reportedly said.

  • Mar 30, 2020
  • 1:15 PM

Coronavirus Hits Rich and Poor Unequally in Latin America

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — From Mexico City to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and Santiago, Chile, the coronavirus is taking root in the world’s most unequal region, where many of Latin America’s first cases arrived with members of the elite returning from vacations or work trips to Europe and the United States.

  • Mar 30, 2020
  • 11:11 AM