Coronavirus surges in Latin America as deaths surpass 100,000

More than 100,000 people have died of the coronavirus in Latin America as ravaging virus continues to surge in Brazil, Peru, Mexico and beyond Latest data showed 100,409 have died of the coronavirus in Latin America Brazil ranks second in the globe behind the United States with 52,645 deaths and 1,145,906 infections The South American nation registered an additional 1,374

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WHO says the Americas are new epicenter of coronavirus pandemic

BRASILIA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization (WHO) considers the Americas the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, and now is not the time for countries to ease restrictions, officials said in a Tuesday briefing. Carissa Etienne, WHO director for the Americas and head of the Pan American Health Organization, said via videoconference that outbreaks were accelerating in countries such

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Haiti to reopen textile factories despite coronavirus fears

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Haiti will reopen its key textile industry next week, Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe said on Wednesday, suggesting the impoverished nation had escaped the worst of the global coronavirus pandemic by imposing early on a state of emergency. The poorest country in the western hemisphere typically struggles to fight serious disease outbreaks due to its high population density,

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What face masks can you buy amid the coronavirus pandemic?

The good face-mask guide: As UK health officials consider urging everyone to cover their mouths MailOnline reveals the best from top surgical-level respirators costing £20 each or ten mouth covers for £1 each British chief scientist, Sir Patrick Vallance, said officials are reconsidering masks  Authorities in Spain and France are handing out face masks to the public There are varying

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The first bees are bumbling among sprays of blossom like fireworks…

The scent of spring: The first bees are bumbling among sprays of blossom like fireworks…at last, after the dreariest winter, a golden blaze of sunlight is coming through, writes HORATIO CLARE Following a wettest-February-on-record, the country is beginning to see sunshine as spring makes its way An array of colourful flowers have been sen making an appearance across the country’s

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U.S. 'strongly' opposed to creation of parallel Afghan government: Pompeo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States opposes any efforts to create a parallel government in Afghanistan, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday, hours after the country’s president and his main election rival held competing inauguration ceremonies. “We strongly oppose any action to establish a parallel government, and any use of force to resolve political differences,” Pompeo said in

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I don’t know if I am ready to be my anxious new lover’s emotional rescuer – The Sun

DEAR DEIDRE: I LIKE a guy I met online but there is a red flag – on our first date he told me about his dysfunctional past relationships. I don’t want to become his emotional rescuer. Get in touch with Deidre today Got a problem? Send an email to [email protected] Every problem gets a personal reply, usually within 24 hours weekdays.

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Mary J. Blige Documentary In Production At Amazon Studios

Amazon Studios and Entertainment One have announced that Oscar-winning filmmaker Vanessa Roth will direct an untitled documentary about the life and music career of nine-time Grammy winner Mary J. Blige for Amazon Prime Video. Blige and Sean “Diddy” Combs will be the executive producers of the documentary. “We all know Mary J. Blige as the two-time Oscar nominee, Grammy Award

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