martes, diciembre 1, 2020

Shortening Canadian travel quarantines should be just the first step

Alberta is set to launch a pilot COVID-19 testing procedure at two border points that could slash the quarantine time for returning Canadian travellers from 14 days to as little as 48 hours....

Narcos Are Waging a New Drug War Over a Texas Company’s Basic Chemical

While listening to wiretaps in January 2018, police intelligence officers in Ecuador heard the lieutenants of a Colombian drug lord planning an imminent cross-border attack. The eavesdroppers alerted the most likely...

National News Outlets Prepare for an Election Night that Might Turn into Days, Weeks

David Lauter, Washington bureau chief at the Los Angeles Times, is not preparing for Election Day — he is preparing for election week, or even election weeks. Most election cycles at...

Opinion: The conflict we can’t ignore

While the world is preoccupied with the Covid-19 pandemic, the regional conflict in the remote separatist enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh is threatening to escalate into a wider war on the doorsteps of...

Businessman tied to Venezuelan leader arrested in Cape Verde

 Authorities in Cape Verde have arrested en route to Iran a prominent businessman accused by the U.S. of corrupt dealings with President Nicolás Maduro’s socialist government in Venezuela. A U.S. Justice Department...

Ocean City bar promotes social distancing with giant inflatable inner tube tables

OCEAN CITY, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - An Ocean City, Maryland, bar and grill is using ‘bumper tables’ to separate customers and keep them six feet apart in order to meet social distancing guidelines amid the...

Motorcycle-taxi riders to government: We’re bleeding, we need help

So, what’s next? This is the most common question asked by motorcycle-taxi riders as the government still refuses to allow them to operate despite the easing of quarantine policies in some parts of...

JoyRide motorcycle riders in quandary amid health crisis

MOTORCYCLE taxi company JoyRide is working to further develop its delivery business as its passenger services face an uncertain future due to the coronavirus pandemic. Jose Emmanuel “Noli” M. Eala, vice-president for...

Bangkok’s ‘motorcycle mamas’ roar into men’s world

Thailand's capital is well-known for its grid-locked roads. During Bangkok's intense rush hour, only the city's army of motorcycle taxi drivers keep things moving. Women, deprived of other economic opportunities and...

Iran Sees New Surge in Virus Cases After Reopening Country

When Iran began to reopen late last month, commuters packed subways and buses, young people lined up for takeout hamburgers and pizza, and traffic snarled highways. Shoppers crowded the traditional bazaars...