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Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

In Singapore, gay pride goes online

Instead of making a political statement in varying hues of pink, few Singaporeans attended small group gatherings in pink t-shirts.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Cutting through COVID

Some barbers make house calls.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Venezuelan government leaves residents stranded in U.S. during pandemic

Venezuela’s airspace is closed to foreign and domestic flights, following direct orders from Maduro’s administration. Since then, they have sent monthly announcements extending the restriction. 

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Vulnerable communities fear eviction as COVID-19 rent morotorium comes to an end

Forty five percent of LatinX and Black tenants reported to have no confidence in being able to pay June's rent.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Seafood markets in China lose business over new COVID-19 scare

 About 1,200 miles away from Beijing, the reopening in Sichuan was promising. But the salmon cutting board news hits the seafood markets and restaurants hard.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Bronx fish market struggles to stay afloat during pandemic

All of the vendors at the nearly two centuries-old market, is currently facing a threat unlike anything he’s seen in his 10  years as a wholesaler.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Venezuelans leave behind a country in crisis only to encounter a new crisis in New York

 Venezuelans who have migrated to New York in the past two or three years have had to confront two crises in a short time frame.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

China promotes street vendors to reboot the economy

 Due to the outbreak of coronavirus, China’s economy shrank 6.8% in the first quarter compared with a year ago.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

For the developmentally disabled, COVID-19 brings new challenges

Lauren Wise is one of 1.3 billion people living with disabilities worldwide.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Giving food to Staten island vulnerable communities during the lockdown

The neighborhoods are home to largely migrants, African Americans and less privileged communities.