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THE conditional movement control order (MCO) and gradual reopening of all sectors of the economy signals a new beginning.
Tuyang Initiative preps up online theatre, book project, virtual sape classes and handmade craft to keep afloat during these Covid-19 times.
BUENOS AIRES/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Indigenous peoples across Latin America are cutting off their communities from the outside world, worried that the coronavirus could pose a grave threat to their culture by putting at risk tribal elders, the keepers of their heritage.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned on Saturday that if provinces move too quickly to reopen their economies, a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic could send Canada "back into confinement this summer."
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Indigenous groups from nine countries in the Amazon basin called on Wednesday for donations to help protect 3 million rainforest inhabitants who are vulnerable to the spread of the novel coronavirus because they lack adequate access to healthcare.
BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro attacked Congress and the courts in a speech to hundreds of supporters on Sunday as the number of coronavirus cases blew past 100,000 in Brazil, underlining the former army captain's increasing isolation as he downplays the impacts of the pandemic.
Sape legend Mathew Ngau Jau, from Sarawak, is part of tonight's online line-up for Italy's Piccoli Grandi Concerti (Little Great Concerts) series.
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada is banning the sale of military-grade assault weapons in the aftermath of the country's deadliest mass shooting two weeks ago, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday.
LIMA (Reuters) - Indigenous tribes in Peru's Amazon say the government has left them to fend for themselves against the coronavirus, risking "ethnocide by inaction," according to a letter from natives to the United Nations and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.
MANAUS (Reuters) - Brazil's Amazonas state warned on Thursday that its health system has been overwhelmed by the coronavirus epidemic, with all intensive care beds and ventilators already taken as a result of the outbreak.