Stories tagged: "COVID-19 pandemic"


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Mexican-American Poet Publishes Collection of Pandemic Poetry From Around the World

Manuel Nava Leal's call for submissions for his poetry anthology generated an overwhelming response from poets exploring the themes of illness, sadness and isolation brought on by COVID-19.

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A Brief History of How Sen. Mike Lee Has Legislated Against Latinos, Women, and Disabled People

"Sen. Mike Lee's obstruction is disgraceful but typical. Senate has failed for months to provide COVID relief," the Hispanic Caucus said.

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PR Medical Community Blasts Disinfo Protest: ‘We’ve Had Children as Young as Age 4 With Severe COVID’

The group, allegedly made up of doctors, mimicked the claims of similar European and Latin American movements. The president of the Puerto Rico College of Physicians and Surgeons urges people to abide by health directives.

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Trump’s Slow COVID Response Led to 11,862 Preventable Deaths in Florida, Report Finds

The new study conducted by Columbia and Cornell university researchers points out the avoidable death toll across the US.

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Puerto Rico Health Secretary Tests Positive for COVID-19, Governor Goes Into Quarantine

The two government officials recently visited New York. This week they were working on new measures to tackle the pandemic on the island.

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‘It’s Scary’: Six Latinas on Coping With COVID-19 Stress

The disease has had a disproportionate impact on Hispanic women across the country and taken a toll on their mental health.

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PR High School Students Defraud Unemployment System as Thousands Wait Desperately for Benefits

The scheme perpetrated by a group of students of a private school in San Juan makes many wonder what is wrong with the system.