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Contagion or Starvation, the Choice for Informal Workers During the Pandemic

GENEVA (ILO News) – COVID-19 lockdown and containment measures threaten to increase relative poverty levels among the world’s informal economy workers by as much...

Peru Virus Cases Climb Sharply, More than 1,400 Dead

Peru has high poverty and remote communities with little infrastructureImage caption: Peru has high poverty and remote communities with little infrastructure  Peru has more than...

2 US Mercenaries Held by Venezuela in Failed Coup Attempt

BBC- Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says two US citizens have been arrested following what he said was an attempt to overthrow him. Mr. Maduro said...

175 Corona-Free Migrants Being Deported from US to Guatemala

Pre Flight temperature taken   GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala said Monday it will receive three flights this week carrying a total of 175 deported migrants...

Corona Effect: Amazon Region Savaged by Virus

Coronavirus has overwhelmed the city of Manaus, where people are being buried in mass graves  In the middle of the rainforest, the virus has taken...

Brazil with Record Virus Count, President Not Concerned

Brazil registered a record 6,276 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday. It already has the largest number of infections in all of Latin America with...

UK Afro-Caribbean Virus Death Rate 3X that of Whites

COVID-19 in the UK starkly illustrates the racial and ethnic divide between its Black and White populations. Coronavirus is killing black Caribbean people in...

US Blasts Cuban Doctors in South Africa-‘Profit of Human Trafficking’

US Sec. of State Mike Pompeo   Cape Town - The US government has criticised South Africa for accepting the assistance of Cuban doctors to fight...

Jamaican Drafted by NFL New York Giants

In the third round of the 2020 NFL Draft on April 24, the New York Giants selected Jamaican Matt Peart. The 22-year-old Peart becomes the...

Chilie to Issue Corona Recovery Certificates

Chile's government has said it will go ahead with a controversial plan to issue certificates to people who have recovered from Covid-19. The documents would...

Brazil Justice Minister Seeks Probe of Pres. Interference in Corona Fight

Sergio Moro was seen as a key figure in the government   Brazil's top public prosecutor has requested clearance to investigate allegations of political interference...

Venezuela-Russia in Virus Fight Alliance

Caracas, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's and Russia's governments addressed on Saturday joint actions to fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, reported Venezuela's Foreign Minister...

Grounded: Royal Caribbean launches Site to Assist Travel Agents

Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited – the parent company of Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Azamara and Silversea – has launched RCL Cares, a new initiative to...

Florida Governor Appoints Reopening Committee

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis   As states like Texas and Georgia have reopened for business, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has appointed a task force committee...

Trump Tell Chevron Oil to Leave Venezuela

Nicolas Maduro   CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday ordered Chevron Corp. to “wind down” operations in Venezuela by Dec. 1, barring the...

Assoc. of Judges Feel Bolsonaro Incapable of Leading Brazil

Brasilia, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) The Association of Judges for Democracy (AJD) considered that President Jair Bolsonaro is incapable of leading Brazil, after his...

Trump-Lite: Brazil’s Pres. Joins Anti-Lockdown Protests

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has come under criticism for joining protesters demanding that restrictions on movement introduced to stop the spread of coronavirus be...

WHO Chief: The Worst is Yet to Come, Don’t Lift Restrictions

The head of the World Health Organization has warned that “the worst is yet ahead of us” in the coronavirus outbreak, raising new alarm...

US Military Denies Trump will Use Force Against Venezuela

MIAMI (AP) — The top U.S. military commander for Latin America said Friday that the Trump administration isn’t looking to use military force to...

Royal Caribbean Joins Others in Extending Cruise Suspension Until June 7th

Royal Caribbean has extended the suspension of its global cruise ship operations through June 11, 2020, amid the worldwide outbreak of the novel coronavirus. The...

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