Daily Archives: November 8, 2020

2020-11-08: News Headlines

Raul Diego (2020-11-06). Mexico to Redraw Drug War Relationship with the US After Mexican General's Arrest. mintpressnews.com The United States gave Mexico no warning about the imminent arrest of one of its top generals following Attorney General Bill Barr's failure to provide the Mexican government information on American drug cartels.

news.un (2020-11-06). Long-term displacement worries for families hit hard by 'super typhoon' Goni. news.un.org The trail of devastation left by Typhoon Goni in the Philippines, runs straight through some heavily populated areas — including places where COVID-19 cases are high, and where returning migrants are concentrated – UN agencies reported on Friday.

Matt Sedlar (2020-11-05). Letter on Proposed Rulemaking: Affidavit of Support on Behalf of Immigrants, Department of Homeland Security Docket No. USCIS— 2019—0023. cepr.net November 1, 2020 Comments of Shawn Fremstad, Senior Fellow, Center for Economic and Policy Research, Washington, DC. Submitted on Regulations.gov on November 1, 2020 My comments focus solely on the failure of the Department of Homeland Security and the Office of Management and Budget to complete a Family Policymaking Assessment of the proposed rule, as …

Ralph Nader — Bruce Fein (2020-11-05). How Trump, Hannity and Limbaugh Violated Election Law. counterpunch.org Conservative media celebrities Sean Hannity and Rush Limbaugh have flagrantly violated the federal election law prohibition of donating anything of value exceeding $2,800 to a presidential candidate. The ongoing strategic collaboration between Trump, Hannity and Limbaugh is obvious and has been widely documented in newspapers and books. Both Hannity and Limbaugh have collaborated with President

teleSUR (2020-11-05). PAHO Praises Mexico's Handling of the COVID-19 Pandemic. telesurenglish.net The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) highlighted Thursday Mexico's progress in reconverting hospitals to treat COVID-19 cases. | RELATED: | "It was not easy, mobility was reduced in almost all states to below 60 percent, and it is thanks to that effort, which is no less, in a country where half the population has to go out to work to survive, that this has been done," said PAHO's representative in Mexico Ch…

teleSUR (2020-11-05). Mexico: Former Foreign Affairs Minister Faces Arrest Warrant. telesurenglish.net The Attorney General's Office (FGR) has confirmed an arrest warrant against Mexico's former Secretary of Treasury and Foreign Affairs Minister Luis Videgaray on the alleged use of resources from illicit origin charges, including crimes of bribery and treason. | RELATED: | Videgaray was linked by the former director of Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) Emilio Lozoya to the corruption scandals regarding bribes paid by the…

Lina Roa, Ellie Moeller, Zachary Fowler, Rodrigo Vaz Ferreira, Sebastian Mohar, Tarsicio Uribe-Leitz, Aline Gil Alves Guilloux, Alejandro Mohar, Robert Riviello, John G Meara, Jose Emerson dos Santos Souza, Valeria Macias (2020-11-05). Assessment of diagnostics capacity in hospitals providing surgical care in two Latin American states. thelancet.com Facilities providing SAO care in low-resource states in Mexico and Brazil often lack functioning diagnostics services and workforce. Scale-up of diagnostic services is essential to improve SAO care and should occur with emphasis on equitable and adequate resource allocation.

Macollvie J. Neel (2020-11-04). How immigrant communities are confronting COVID challenges. nationofchange.org "With Caribbean people in general, we have a way of adapting to situations [that] we're put into to make the most out of them."