Stories tagged: "COVID-19 pandemic"


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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.

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Florida Quietly Reimposes Food Stamp Work Requirements in the Middle of a Pandemic

The mandate was issued without a previous announcement from the Department of Children and Families or from the state’s Republican Governor Ron DeSantis.

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‘This Is the Time to Unite!’: Eva Longoria Bastón Wants You to Join Momento Latino

With COVID-19 severely impacting Latino communities in the U.S., the actor and philanthropist says now is the time to create systematic change in health, education, immigration reform and the economy.

Local plans to reopen schools in thoughtful ways are being challenged by the Trump administration which favors a prompt return to in-person schooling, ignoring the health risks of COVID-19.
Trump Administration Pushes for Riskiest Approach to Reopening Schools

Latino families are in the crossfire between the push to reopen schools and being disproportionately ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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UPDATED: More Than 23,000 Children Have Tested Positive for COVID-19 in Florida

Gov. DeSantis is pushing to reopen schools in the fall, saying children are at low risk for the novel coronavirus. But the numbers tell a different story.

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Trump Is Leaning More and More Into Racist Rhetoric as He Sinks in the Polls

"He sends blatant signals of support for the causes of white supremacists," says TJ Ducklo, Biden campaign's national press secretary.

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Here’s How Miami Plans to Survive the COVID-19 Economic Shortfall

At this time administrators don’t know for certain the full extent of the damage to the city’s hard-hit economy.