U.S. Coronavirus Cases Spike; Trump Wears Mask in Public; Teachers Protest Schools Reopening

For more on Trump wearing a face mask as coronavirus cases continue to climb, click here: https://trib.al/CY6rrDp For real-time global Covid-19 updates, click here: https://trib.al/kiwIHUz Here’s what else is happening in your world this week: – Here’s how this interabled couple is facing the coronavirus together – These men are creating hand washing stations out … Read more U.S. Coronavirus Cases Spike; Trump Wears Mask in Public; Teachers Protest Schools Reopening

Libya & other topics – Daily Briefing (8 July 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Libya – Syria – Work – UNODC – Haiti – Burkina Faso – South Sudan – High-Level Political Forum – World Health Organization – Briefing Guest Tomorrow LIBYA The Secretary-General briefed the Security Council on Libya this morning and told Council members that time is … Read more Libya & other topics – Daily Briefing (8 July 2020)

‘These days you don’t live in Haiti, you just try not to die’ | Anti-crime protest ends in violence

Protests continue to erupt in Port-au-Prince over rising crime in the community and government corruption. Haiti’s National Network for the Defense of Human Rights logged 54 murders in the capital in May and June alone. Around 200 people gathered in front of the justice ministry to call for the government to take action. Police fired … Read more ‘These days you don’t live in Haiti, you just try not to die’ | Anti-crime protest ends in violence

Could Recycled Water Drums Help Slow the Spread of Covid-19 in Haiti?

These two men are creating hand washing stations out of repurposed water drums in an attempt to slow the spread of Covid-19 in Haiti. Meet the founders of DroumLóv. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to … Read more Could Recycled Water Drums Help Slow the Spread of Covid-19 in Haiti?

As deaths reach half-million, some countries accused of hiding pandemic’s true cost

The global death toll from Covid-19 has surpassed 500,000, with record cases across the United States, India, and Latin America. Many countries have been accused of covering up their true death tolls, such as Haiti, which has recorded only 100 deaths officially, yet is one of the most impoverished nations in the Americas. Subscribe to … Read more As deaths reach half-million, some countries accused of hiding pandemic’s true cost

Coronavirus-fuelled racism adds to Haitians’ plight in Chile

Haitians in Chile – the largest migrant community in Latin America – are underpaid and often live in dire conditions. Many are afraid to seek government and medical help for fear of being deported. And now, the pandemic is fuelling racism. Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from Santiago. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – … Read more Coronavirus-fuelled racism adds to Haitians’ plight in Chile

‘Worst crisis since Great Depression’: IMF boss gives blunt assessment of global economy | ITV News

If you ask Kristalina Georgieva, the head of the International Monetary Fund to assess the scale of the crisis facing the global economy, she doesn’t mince her words. “It is the worst crisis since the Great Depression. But it is more than that because it is a combination of a health crisis and an economic … Read more ‘Worst crisis since Great Depression’: IMF boss gives blunt assessment of global economy | ITV News

Pandemic tension | Armed Haiti cops storm govt offices over work conditions

Haiti’s police storm govt offices to protest work conditions amid COVID-19 pandemic Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/rttv #RT (Russia Today) is a global #news network … Read more Pandemic tension | Armed Haiti cops storm govt offices over work conditions

Access to new COVID-19 tools & other topics – Daily Briefing (24 April 2020)

Noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General of the United Nations, and by Reem Abaza, Spokesperson for the President of the 74th Session of the General Assembly. Highlights: Secretary-General – Humanitarian Response to COVID-19 – Media Freedom – WHO – Cyber Attacks – Security Council – UNHCR – Lebanon – Haiti -Myanmar – … Read more Access to new COVID-19 tools & other topics – Daily Briefing (24 April 2020)

Cuban doctors head to Italy to fight coronavirus

There will be Cuban doctors in Italy battling Covid-19 Al Jazeera reported on Cuba sending a grup of doctors to help with the unfolding medical crisis in Italy: Cuba is sending its medics to Lombardy to help Italian doctors fight the coronavirus outbreak. Cuban doctors were on the frontlines in the fight against cholera in … Read more Cuban doctors head to Italy to fight coronavirus

Haiti president declares state of emergency over coronavirus

Haiti has announced its first two cases of coronavirus. The president declared a state of emergency in a country with an already fragile healthcare system. Al Jazeera’s Leah Harding reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #Haiti … Read more Haiti president declares state of emergency over coronavirus

Haiti gunfight: Protesting police exchange fire with army

At least one person has been killed and 13 hurt in a gun battle between police and armed forces near the presidential palace in Haiti’s capital, Port Au Prince. The fighting broke out as police officers were protesting against low pay and local people were preparing to stage a carnival. Al Jazeera’s Leah Harding reports. … Read more Haiti gunfight: Protesting police exchange fire with army