Coronavirus: Mexican factories risk workers’ lives
01 May 2020 | 2:13 pm
A number of Mexican firms producing goods for the US market are ignoring coronavirus lockdown rules. This puts their workforces in grave danger of contracting COVID-19.
21 Aug 2021
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces that the country is heading for a three-day lockdown after identifying a single case of locally transmitted Covid-19 suspected to be the Delta variant. New Zealand had not recorded any infections in the community for six months.
29 Aug 2021
Police in Australia arrested more than 200 as anti-lockdown protests turned violent. The country has seen its biggest spike in COVID-19 infections since the pandemic began.
30 Aug 2021
Over 131,000 children in Mexico have lost a mother, father or both to the coronavirus pandemic, according to The Lancet medical journal. The grief and anxiety make returning to school a challenge for bereaved families.
31 Aug 2021
Going back to live performances is very much on the mind of musicians these days, after months of introspective confinements and home recordings due to the global Covid-19 pandemic. Ben Shemie from Suuns tells us more about his band's new album "The Witness", whose instinctive new sound will soon be taken to the stage, first in their native Canada and then on tour in Europe.
26 Sep 2021
Security forces in Mapastepec, southern Mexico, block a caravan of several hundred mostly Central American migrants, including children, heading for the United States on foot.
7 Sep 2021
Shamim Mwanaisha was bitten by the coding bug while helping her son, a young pilot, with his lessons. She went on to start the Supersonic Aviators club in her home to help children, especially girls, develop their interests in aviation, astronomy, and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). Mwanaisha has taken the club's activities online to work around Uganda's strict COVID lockdown.
7 Sep 2021
The tightest restrictions will remain in place in the country's largest city, Auckland, however. Meanwhile, a new Vietnamese school year has started with most students still in a virtual classroom. DW has the latest.
8 Sep 2021
A helicopter was dispatched to rescue people from a hospital in central Mexico, where at least 17 patients have died after floods swept through, causing power outages and disrupting oxygen therapy.
10 Sep 2021
"We were all caught off guard," says Jesus Olguin, who came to inspect the damage floods caused to his small jewelry store in Tula, central Mexico. About 39,000 residents have been affected and 14 died people at a hospital after flooding disrupted the power supply and life-sustaining oxygen treatment.
27 Sep 2021
The premier of Australia's most populous state New South Wales says "quite confidently" that vaccinated Sydney residents will finally emerge from a lengthy lockdown on October 11.
8 Oct 2021
A zoo in Guadalajara welcomes four Bengal tiger cubs that were born on July 3.
12 Oct 2021
Ancient Mexican artefacts recovered from abroad are among the archaeological treasures on display at an exhibition showcasing the country's cultural heritage 200 years after it won independence from Spain.
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