Hospitals around the United States are already reporting shortages of testing swabs and protective gear to shield medical workers from infection. In Washington state, workers at Providence St. Joseph Health purchased vinyl sheets, foam and industrial tape from Home Depot and began manufacturing their own face shields and masks after supplies began to dwindle.
In Bolivia, the second constitutional chamber of the Bolivian Plurinational Constitutional Court, will hold a hearing to consider a legal appeal proposed by the Movement to Socialism Party in favor of the candidacy of Evo Morales.
Brasilia - 64 percent of Brazilians today disapprove the plan to combat the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, adopted by Jair Bolsonaro's government, according to the results of a survey by the Atlas Politico consulting firm.
Santiago de Chile - An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 on the Richter scale was felt on Tuesday in an area of Chile including the regions of Coquimbo, Valparaiso, Metropolitana, O'Higgins, Maule, Ñuble, Bio Bio, La Araucania and Los Rios.
Guayaquil - Guayaquil authorities blocked the airstrip of the airport in the Ecuadorian city on Wednesday to prevent the arrival of a plane from Spain on the suspicion that it was carrying passengers infected with COVID-19.
Washington - After reports over the weekend that the United States was attempting to secure the rights to any coronavirus vaccine developed by a German pharmaceutical company, German politicians offered strong rebukes on Monday, reports the Washington Post.
Havana - José Martí spent the hot month of August, 1890 far from New York City, in wooded mountains sparsely inhabited at the time, north of the homonymous state.
Thus, he followed the advice of doctors and friends, and while he savored that intimacy with nature, he took advantage of that moment away from his many daily chores to write verses. There, in the Catskill Mountains, he conceived the second and last book of poems that he would publish months later: Simple Verses.Read More
Cuban minister criticizes US media campaign against Cuban artistsCuba's Minister of Culture Alpidio Alonso criticized on Wednesday US media campaign against Cuban artists including the musician Alexander Abreu.Read More
Havana - Cuba's National Center of Art Schools highlighted here on Monday the triumph of the violin student Loreta Gonzalez, during the 2020 France International Online Music Competition.Read More