COVID & Native Americans
The Heat: China’s role in the Middle East
Severe crisis is forcing Venezuelans to reinvent themselves
U.S. officials use data to help boost vaccination rates in local communities
U.S. to increase direct aid to Central America
Vaccination in the Galapagos Islands will bring back tourism
Hunger in Central America fuels illegal migration to the U.S.
Lockdowns and other COVID-19 related restrictions have been hurting businesses.
Venezuela, a country rich in rainwater and rivers continues to suffer from crippling water shortages. Tap water at home is not just a luxury, but an unachievable dream for many Venezuelans, who’ve been wrestling with interruptions to their water supply for several years. CGTN’s Mary Triny Mena reports from Caracas.
As the COVID-19 pandemic rages around the world, businesses have had to adapt to a new way of operating amid the health crisis. One drastically changed sector has been the restaurant business, where the delivery service has become essential. CGTN’s Alasdair Baverstock reports.
In Brazil, the COVID-19 outbreak is worse than it has ever been. The country reported nearly 3,000 deaths on Tuesday alone, a spike that started in March. Brazil is also dealing with a variant of the virus, first discovered last December. While the variant has spread across the world, Brazilian scientists have developed a new antibody test to help track it. See the latest.
As the pandemic continues to rage around the world, nature, it seems, hasn’t noticed much of a difference. While human society lives through the upheaval of the global COVID-19 pandemic, nature has continued here unperturbed. And when it comes to massive migrations, perhaps none is […]
Some of the poorest communities in the Western hemisphere are located in Central America. For years, severe droughts have been causing widespread hunger. The COVID-19 pandemic made things worse when shutdowns severely cut back on economic growth. It’s a situation that’s repeated across Latin America. […]
By February of 2021, more than a quarter million Brazilians had died due to COVID-19. That made Brazil the second country in the world with the largest death toll after the US. Scientists also located a new virus strain. But the country’s overall health has […]
It’s déjà vu all over again as COVID-19 is on the rise across Europe. It is wrestling with a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic as a number of countries raise concerns over the AstraZeneca vaccine. The EU, plagued by vaccine delays, is also dealing […]
The COVID-19 pandemic forced many children to stay away from social activities when schools are closed. Parents are concerned about the impact of quarantine on children’s mental health. Dr. Ana Maria Pando, Psychotherapist explains possible signs of depression in children amid the pandemic. […]
See what a witness to George Floyd’s killing said in court.
Mozambique is still reeling after a vicious assault late last month by militants linked to ISIL.
Vaccinations are ramping up in the U.S., but President Joe Biden warns the country is still in a war against COVID-19. Meanwhile, in Brazil, hospitals and morgues are being stretched to the limit, and the prognosis for other low-income countries is similarly grim, as vaccine distribution continues to be a major challenge.
IMF’s managing director, Kristalina Georgieva spoke to Anand Naidoo about a range of issues including the IMF’s projections for global economic recovery, its plans to help the world’s poorest nations and China’s role in mitigating debt.
U.S. and Chinese officials are meeting in Anchorage for the first time since Joe Biden became U.S. president. So how will they move forward on critical issues from trade to human rights? Former U.S. Ambassador to China, Gary Locke had some thoughts.
Mexico is preparing for mid-term elections this June – but violence against politicians and candidates have marred the campaigns.
Patients diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in Venezuela have long struggled to get their hands on the medication needed to treat their symptoms. Now with the coronavirus pandemic, the situation has worsened, putting more than 30,000 Parkinson’s disease patients across the country at risk.
Peruvians knew even before they voted this was not going to be a typical election with years of political scandals amid a coronavirus pandemic. Some 25 million Peruvians are eligible to vote in what analysts are calling the most fragmented election in the country’s history. […]
Peruvians go to the polls to vote for a new president on Sunday in a wide-open election in the middle of a deadly second wave in COVID-19 cases and in the shadow of a political crisis which saw three presidents in a week.
The residential real estate market is on its biggest tear since 2006, just before the housing bubble burst and set off a global recession. See why homes are more expensive during the pandemic.
San Francisco’s Lazy Susan restaurant is trying to make the best American Chinese takeout during the pandemic. Take a look.
CGTN spoke with podcaster Afra Zhao Wang, host of Loud Murmurs, a Chinese language podcast. See what she has to say about why more young Chinese people are drafting wills.