Central American refugees stopped by Trump, then by pandemic

Her daughter managed to join her father in Maryland in 2017 before Trump shut down the program. The Salvadoran mother hasn’t seen her husband in 20 years and got her hopes up when she was told to take her medical exam in January. But the clinic closed because of the pandemic. She finally was able […]

Latin America passes 8 million coronavirus cases: Reuters tally

(Reuters) – The coronavirus tally passed the 8 million mark on Thursday in Latin America, the region with the most infections in the world, though there were indications the virus was now spreading more slowly in some countries.

Mexico diverted money from development to contain migration

“The fact that the Mexican government diverted funding designated to address the economic push factors driving migration to the U.S. in favor of moving asylum-seekers away from Mexico’s northern to southern border, and to improve conditions in Mexico’s detention centers, is a clear sign of how the López Obrador administration has shifted its migration priorities […]

Mexico rerouted funds meant for regional development to migration containment: report

But shortly after López Obrador took office, President TrumpDonald John TrumpTed Cruz, longtime fan of ‘The Princess Bride,’ swipes at cast members’ plans to reunite to raise money for Democrats Trump casts wide net in Labor Day press conference Biden vows to be ‘strongest labor president you’ve ever had’ MORE threatened to impose tariffs on […]

Maudie’s Nova Scotia: exploring the landscapes that inspired Maud Lewis

Bill pointed me towards a licensed cafe and bike shop in an old train station named Bike & Bean, where I rented a bike to explore the Rails to Trails pathway. On the Atlantic coast near St Margaret’s Bay is Peggy’s Cove, which features in one of Lewis’s most famous paintings. What I found was […]

‘The Daily Social Distancing Show with Trevor Noah’: Staying Nimble & Funny As Comedy Central Series Raises Close to $500K For Charity

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Human remains pulled from lake in New York City’s Central Park on Labor Day

A medical examiner will examine the body and rule on a cause of death.

The world’s central banks are starting to experiment. But what comes next?

In contrast with the US economy, where firms borrow on bond markets, lending in Europe is driven by banks. The ECB has found a new way to stimulate the economy by creating a tiered system of interest rates. If banks lend to business, they can now do so with funds from the so-called TLTRO facility […]

Christian Cooper has written a comic book partly inspired by his viral Central Park moment

“I really appreciated it when [DC Comics] came to me and said do you want to do this comic, because I did have something to say,” he said in an interview. “It’s interesting how it slips into maybe this space in the DC Universe that isn’t normally occupied. It is a very magical-realist tale. There […]

North American qualifying for 2022 World Cup delayed

“These are extraordinary times, and we all need to continue to adjust,” U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter said. “We have established a strong foundation in our group and we will deal with whatever comes our way. We look forward to receiving the updated schedule so we can plan accordingly.”