Social distancing fines for residents in Vancouver

Since the increase of COVID-19 cases in Canada, also after it was confirmed that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s wife was positive for COVID-19, and the closure of the northern border to non-essential travels, the Canadian government encouraged many to enforce the protocol of social distancing. Advising them to try and avoid big crowds and leaving their homes for unnecessary reasons. But it has become clear that many Canadians are not looking to comply with the rest. There were reports from across the country over the weekend of people flouting those orders by congregating in parks, beaches and other public areas despite warnings from public health officials that isolating from other people is a critical means of trying to limit ...

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is looking to bring back oversea residents by airlifts

Trudeau said the government is working closely with provinces and territories in the fight against COVID-19, but that Canada is not at the point where the Emergencies Act needs to be invoked. This past Saturday Trudeau said the government was already working with commercial airlines in order to bring back Canadians stuck overseas. Trudeau said the government is working to secure flights to other locations, including Peru and Spain, in the next coming days but said the government will not be able to help all Canadians seeking assistance as space will be limited. Many Canadian citizens and residents have returned to Canada in the past week, but travel is becoming more complicated. Some people have had to exchange flights in ...

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Future plans for the borders in the face of a growing threat from COVID-19

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mexico number 82, compared to about 5,600 in the United States and more than 470 in Canada. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced at a press conference that the Canada-United States border will now be closed to all non-essential travel. This unprecedented travel ban reflects the increasing efforts of both countries to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Trudeau stated that American citizens would not be prohibited from crossing the border (the longest in the world shared by two countries) into Canada, and noted the importance of keeping trade flowing freely. Canada depends on the United States for almost 75% of its exports and 18% of its imports. The southern border is beginning to ...

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Growing Coronavirus threatens United States borders with stricter security measures

Everyone is rushing to stores like Walmart, Target, HEB, and drugstores to be able to buy wholesale things like face shields, antibacterial sprays, and disinfecting wipes, plus food and household supplies. People have begun to enter their own quarantines for fear of contagion. Creating panic at the news, it is not the only city that is going through the same situation, several cities in the United States have already confirmed cases of Coronavirus that are under treatment, as well as several cases registered at the border. What causes the question: What awaits us at the border? When we are the entry and exit of millions of people every day. How can there be more strict control now, in the face ...

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Boy Scouts of America File Bankruptcy After Multiple Allegations of Sexual Abuse

One of the nation's oldest and largest youth organizations, The Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy in the Delaware court, after the organization faces lawsuits in alleged sexual misconduct cases spanning several decades. Several states passed laws last year were victims of sexual abuse from years ago could sue for damages, this caused several difficulties in the finances of Boy Scouts paying for cases of sexual abuse. A law firm has been representing three hundred victims in New York since last April, one of the firm's lawyers mentions that this could be one of the "large-scale bankruptcies" related to sexual abuse cases. It is talking about one of the largest bankruptcies seen in the United States, and ...

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March, the month dedicated to the importance of women through history

President Jimmy Carter mentioned in March 1980, “Since the first settlers who arrived on our shores, since the first American Indian families who became friends with them, men and women have worked together to build this nation. Too often, women were not recognized and sometimes their contributions went unnoticed. But the achievements, leadership, courage, strength and love of the women who built the United States were as vital as those of men whose names we know so well ... I ask my fellow citizens to recognize this heritage with appropriate activities during the National Women's History Week, March 2 to 8, 1980. I urge libraries, schools and community organizations to focus their observances on leaders who fought for equality - Susan ...

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First Patient With Coronavirus In Washington Considered "Fully Recovered"

After unstoppable news of CoVID-19 or better known as the Coronavirus, it has become known that the world situation is very delicate, since it has not been able to contain and spreads from country to country, reaching the level of being suddenly named a pandemic. The World Health Organization mentions that “Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause diseases ranging from the common cold to more serious diseases, such as the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS-CoV ) and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS-CoV). ” The new coronavirus that is being seen (nCoV) is a new strain that had not previously been identified in humans. Coronaviruses are zoonotic, which means they are transmitted between animals and people. Common signs of ...

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Border Patrol agents have broken the protocol and pointed to American Iranians at the northern border

After the assassination of an Iranian high general, Qasem Soleimani, reports began last month that Iranian Americans were being detained at the Blaine crossing in Washington state. The CBP confirmed that there was an increase in waiting times, but the agency denied that they were specifically signaling people of Iranian descent to stop and interrogate. Washington's Democratic representatives met Monday with Adele Fasano, director of field operations at CBP in Seattle, which oversees operations at 67 ports of entry from the Pacific coast to Minnesota, admitting the agency made mistakes. Lawmakers did not provide additional details about the content of the meeting with CBP officials, but issued statements in response to the information they had received. But if it ...

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French citizen dies in custody of ICE

Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) made a statement on Wednesday, that a detainee in their custody had passed away on Sunday while he was in their custody. No specific information the persons has been made public, but he or she was a 40-year-old native of Angola with a French citizenship. The person had been in custody of ICE since mid-November, and was being held at the Otero County Processing Center until mid-December, when ICE transferred the person to Torrance County Detention Facility, only to be sent to the hospital later by staff. ICE statement of the occurred is as follows: A 40-year-old native of Angola and citizen of France in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE ...

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The Customs and Border Patrol of the United States received a negative reaction to a Santa Claus tweet

The Customs and Border Patrol of the United States has received a strong negative reaction after posting a tweet on Christmas Eve, where Santa is seen with a visa or green card, which states that he was already been "authorized to enter" the country. Shortly after the publication was made, Twitter users flooded the responses and photos of migrant children detained in immigration centers. The image of Santa was published with the caption of: "Santa, his reindeer and all the gifts have been authorized by the CBP to enter the United States!", Thus read the tweet with the photo that was published by the US government. The reaction of Internet users was so rapid that the rain of comments towards ...

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