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Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Good News: Coronavirus spread may be slowing in New York

“Density controlled measures are working,” said the governor,  at a press conference this morning.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Puerto Rican journalists cover the coronavirus from home

The journalists at El Nuevo Día, Puerto Rico’s largest newspaper, have seen it all. In a span of less than […]

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Trump wants to reopen country in a few weeks

Despite medical experts stating that this could further spread the virus, Trump believes his timeline would work. 

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Cuomo demands more federal support as coronavirus cases rise in New York

As the coronavirus continues to raise havoc in New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo demanded federal support during a press conference […]

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Tourism fades in New York City

With the closing of museums, Broadway theaters and restaurants, the coronavirus pandemic has slammed NYC’s tourism into a plunge.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Trump mocks Romney during coronavirus press conference

President Trump responded to the news by saying “Romney’s in isolation? Gee, that’s too bad”.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Life in Canarsie on PAUSE

The quiet hush of Canarsie - everyone indoors, in their backyards/park or heading to their cars or bus - is the norm for those who live here.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

NYU international students struggle with move out of dorm orders

All over the US, universities have been closing down student housing in response to the new coronavirus outbreak, some of them turning the dorms into facilities for quarantine or temporary hospitals.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

U.S. ramps up restrictions to contain the coronavirus outbreak

In the U.S., cases of Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel virus, topped 15,000  with 201 deaths as of Friday afternoon, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Lockdown in Puerto Rico puts victims of domestic violence at risk

For women who are experiencing gender-based violence, a mandatory lockdown traps them with their abusers, giving them less opportunities to escape physical and verbal abuse.