Daily Archives: July 10, 2020

2020-07-10: News Headlines

Staff (2020-07-10). Headlines for July 10, 2020. democracynow.org Supreme Court Rejects Trump's Claim of Absolute Immunity, Court Says Much of Oklahoma Remains Indian Country in Landmark Indigenous Sovereignty Case, Hospitals Face Surge as U.S. Reports Record 65,000 New Coronavirus Cases, Surge in Cases Directly Tied to Early Reopenings in Florida, Arizona, Texas, Bolivia's Interim President Tests Positive; India, S. Africa & Mexico Report New Record Highs, 1.3 Million More File for Unemployment as GOP Rejects Extending Jobless Aid, Biden Unveils $700 Billion "Buy American" Economic Recovery Plan, St. Louis Police Break Up City Hall Protest Encampment, With Veto-Proof Majority,…

Staff (2020-07-09). Headlines for July 9, 2020. democracynow.org U.S. Posts Another Record Daily High in New Coronavirus Cases, Anthony Fauci Absent from Coronavirus Task Force Briefing After Drawing Criticism from Trump, Trump Attacks CDC Guidance on School Reopenings During Pandemic, Hundreds Test Positive for COVID-19 at Arizona For-Profit Immigration Jail, Tulsa, OK Health Official Links Explosion of Coronavirus Cases to Trump Rally, HHS Secretary Claims Medical Workers "Don't Get Infected" After 95,000 Test Positive for Coronavirus, COVID-19 Cases Spike in Africa, While Melbourne, Australia, Is Placed Back on Lockdown, Bolivians Buried in Mass Graves as Hospitals "Collaps…

teleSUR (2020-07-09). Bolivia's Crisis: Hospital Will No Longer Receive Patients. telesurenglish.net La Paz City's Obrero Hospital director Raul Villanueva Wednesday confirmed that his institution will no longer receive COVID-19 patients because its ability to offer services has collapsed. | RELATED: | "There is no more capacity. The coronavirus patients area is collapsed. We have 80 people there," Villanueva told local outlet Pagina Siete. | "We don't have enough reagents. We do not have human resources because…

teleSUR (2020-07-09). Bolivia: Interim President àÅñez Tests Positive for COVID-19. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's de facto president Jeanine àÅñez Thursday announced via her Twitter account that she had tested positive to COVID-19 while other members of her team are infected as well. | RELATED: | "I feel well, I feel strong, I am going to keep working remotely from my isolation, and I want to thank all the Bolivians who are working to help us in this health crisis," àÅñez said as COVID-19 cases have spiked in the…

sputniknews (2020-07-09). Bolivian Interim President Says Tested Positive for Coronavirus. sputniknews.com The announcement comes just days after Bolivian Health Minister Eydi Roca tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

_____ (2020-07-08). Bolivian Polls Show Socialist Candidate To Win Elections In First Round. popularresistance.org The U.S.-backed, interim president Jeanine Añez only has 13 percent of the voting intention. | The Latin America Strategic Center for Geopolitics (CELAG) Tuesday published the results of a survey according to which the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) presidential candidate Luis Arce would get 41.9 percent of the votes in the upcoming elections in September. | This percentage of popular support would allow him to win the elections in the first round, far exceeding the Bolivian right-wing candidate, Carlos Mesa, who would barely get 26.8 percent of the vote.

Camila Escalante (2020-07-08). NYT Acknowledges Coup in Bolivia—While Shirking Blame for Its Supporting Role. commondreams.org New York Times still hasn't acknowledged, let alone apologized for, the credulous reporting that gave it a leading role in bringing down an elected president and the violence that followed. (Photo: New York Times) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/nyt-evo-morales-1024×512.jpg

The Tricontinental (2020-07-07). Latin America under CoronaShock: Social crisis, neoliberal failure, and the People's Alternatives. mronline.org The first cases of COVID-19 were detected in December 2019 in Wuhan (China). In early March, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the rapidly expanding illness a pandemic.