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FEMA brinda asistencia funeraria a las víctimas de COVID-19

By Chara La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) está ayudando a las familias que han perdido a familiares a causa del COVID-19, afirma la agencia en su sitio web.Específicamente, FEMA declara que está “brindando asistencia financiera para gastos funerarios relacionados con el COVID-19 incurridos después del 20 […]

Día festivo se acerca: Día del Trabajo

By Teresa Siqueira El Día del Trabajo es una fiesta creada para honrar a los trabajadores estadounidenses que se celebra el primer lunes de septiembre, suele ser un día de diversión para millones de personas.Entre las actividades que conmemoran el Día del Trabajo se incluyen “desfiles, picnics y fiestas”, según indica el sitio web del […]

DACA under attack again

Federal judge declares program illegal, blocks new applications By Roberta Pardo On July 16, a federal judge in Texas blocked an Obama-era program protecting undocumented immigrants who had arrived in the United States as children from deportation, halting the program’s ability to accept new applicants.In his 77-page opinion, district court Judge Andrew Hanen concluded that […]

12 confirmed dead, search for survivors continues following condo collapse

By Roberta Pardo The search for survivors continues after a 13-story apartment complex collapsed on June 24 in Surfside, Florida, near Miami.As of Tuesday (June 29), officials insisted they had not abandoned the search-and-rescue phase of Champlain Towers South, emphasizing the operation was challenging but ongoing.About 150 people remain unaccounted for, officials said. At least […]

Holidays at a glance: Independence Day

By Tere Siqueira Observed on July 4, Independence Day is celebrated across America with fireworks displays, parades, concerts and casual family gatherings to mark the anniversary of the Second Continental Congress adopting the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.Here are a few other facts you might not know about this annual holiday:*First celebrations: Philadelphia […]

Holidays at a glance: Memorial Day

By Tere SiqueiraObserved the last Monday in May, Memorial Day is when Americans remember all the men and women who have died defending the nation. Here are a few facts you might not know about this annual holiday:*First celebration: Memorial Day has its roots in the Civil War (1861-65). In May 1868, Gen. John A. […]

U.S. economy recovering

By Roberta PardoThe U.S. economy is finally on the road to recovery.According to CNN Business’ Back-to-Normal Index, the economy in the United States is operating at 90% of where it was in early March 2020. Kansas is ranked 11th, with an economy operating at 95%. Missouri is ranked 30th with an economy operating at 89%.Experts, […]

Drought emergency declared in most of California

By Roberta Pardo California Gov. Gavin Newsom expanded a drought emergency on May 10 across most of the state, covering a vast stretch of the central and northern regions of the state as it endures its second major drought in less than a decade.“With the reality of climate change abundantly clear in California, we’re taking […]

COVID variants spreading faster and affecting the young more

By Roberta PardoTwo weeks ago, health officials confirmed that the U.K. variant of the coronavirus was the dominant strain circulating in the United States.Now, this variant, along with other variants, is more contagious and hitting young people harder than the original virus. In previous waves, children and young adults exhibited mild symptoms or none at […]

NLRB sides with workers fired by Amazon

By Tere SiqueiraClaims of unfair labor practices at Amazon are becoming a common topic.About 37 lawsuits have been filed since February 2020, as media outlets have reported. And now, as The New York Times and other media outlets have reported, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) might file a complaint against Amazon – the company’s […]