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Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

When the pandemic hits a shelter for abused boys 

Aged five to 10 and all survivors of neglect, physical and sexual abuse, they are no strangers to traumatic experiences.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Living through the pandemic while a loved one is behind bars

Isabel Castro last saw her husband in late February.  Before the pandemic, she visited Antonio Ramos Cruz every week at […]

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Rent relief in NY, JetBlue’s flyover and Trump’s valet tests positive for coronavirus in today’s news

So far, New York has reported over 332,900 Covid-19 cases and more than 26,200 deaths.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Coronavirus tears through the Navajo Nation 

It has the third-highest infection rate in the United States behind New York and New Jersey, and a per capita infection rate 10 times higher than Arizona. 

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Puerto Rico rocked by 5.4 magnitude earthquake

The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake hit at 7:13 a.m. local time at a depth of nine kilometers near the coast of Pueñuelas and Ponce, a region still recovering from previous quakes that destroyed hundreds of homes. 

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Puerto Rico plans to reopen parts of the economy

But the U.S. territory, as of last week, had the lowest coronavirus testing rate in the country, performing an average of 15 tests a day for every 100,000 people.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Trump disagrees with Fauci over country’s testing capacity

Trump said that he thinks the U.S. has done “a great job” testing for Covid-19, the disease caused by the virus, and claimed that the nation is more advanced than other counties. 

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Losing a loved one to the coronavirus

What pains her the most is the thought of her aunt dying alone, away from family and surrounded by strangers. 

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Puerto Rican psychologists use telemedicine amid lockdown

Puerto Rico’s Legislature passed on Monday a joint resolution authorizing psychologists to use telemedicine to consult patients.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Checking in on Grandma During Lockdown

My grandmother Laura del Moral, 68, talks about how her daily routine has changed under Puerto Rico's month-long coronavirus lockdown, scheduled to end on Sunday