In this image made from video, cruise ship performer Erick Arenas, 34, speaks to the Associated Press via video chat while under quarantine in a hotel in Manila, Philippines, Thursday, May 28, 2020. Tens of thousands of workers have returned by plane and ships as the pandemic, lockdowns and economic downturns decimated jobs worldwide in a major blow to the Philippines, a leading source of global labor. less … [Read more...] about Quarantine bottlenecks add to woes of returning Filipinos
WELLINGTON, Nueva Zelanda (AP) — Nueva Zelanda dijo el viernes que casi ha erradicado el coronavirus, con apenas una persona enferma entre los 5 millones de habitantes del país. Pero el avance de la pandemia no cesa en otras partes del mundo: India reportó otro récord diario de contagios y Pakistán batió su marca de fallecidos. … [Read more...] about N. Zelanda, cerca de erradicar el virus que golpea al mundo
In the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte decided to ease a lockdown in the capital to a more relaxed quarantine on Monday after more than two months of strictures enforced by the police and military. Infections spiked in Manila recently, and Duterte warned that the pandemic is not over. … [Read more...] about Europe’s social welfare net shows signs of wear from virus
Are you missing your favorite watering hole? Perhaps a little bored with the usual glass of wine or can of beer? Industry experts offer their top tips and tipples. Pantry-loading has extended into freezer-stuffing in the pandemic, and that means frozen food items like Stouffer's Lasagna, Hot Pockets and Marie Callender's pies are flying off shelves. Renault is slashing 14,600 jobs as part of a major overhaul designed to reduce costs and help the French carmaker survive the coronavirus pandemic. … [Read more...] about What you need to know about coronavirus on Friday, May 29
There is a man selling oro mangoes at the farmers’ market in Malinalco who cuts them up into small, uneven chunks and serves them in a disposable cup, and I strongly suggest you buy one because it will be the best mango to ever pass your lips—a record that will stand for, oh, a minute. The oro (“gold”) is just a workaday mango, the man will tell you, about as good as a petacon (“butt cheek”), but nowhere near as good as the king of all mangoes, the mighty manila, a golden lobe of tropical acid-sweet balance that arrives peeled and gamely impaled on a wooden stick and dusted with chili powder. … [Read more...] about A Culinary Tour to Answer the Age-Old Question: Why Is Mexican Food So Good?