Impact on Guyana and its Indigenous Population

COVID-19 Reports on Latin America and the Caribbean: No. 39 Increase of confirmed cases, lack of consistent testing and tracing, economic disruption, illegal mining and national elections have all impacted the entire country from the coast to the hinterlands. In this brief report, we will enumerate some of the most salient events affecting the current pandemicContinue reading “Impact on Guyana and its Indigenous Population”

Mexico’s Initial Federal Health Measures

COVID-19 Reports on Latin America and the Caribbean: No. 38 This article will discuss major elements of the Mexican federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including identifying the principal legal measures it has taken. However, please note that under Mexico’s federal system, Mexico City and the 31 states also have significant legal authority over variousContinue reading “Mexico’s Initial Federal Health Measures”

Examples of Current Environmental Impact in Central America

COVID-19 Reports on Latin America and the Caribbean: No. 37 (En Español) The world in its entirety finds itself under the grip of one of biggest pandemics in world history. The spread of the virus has a massive impact beyond only the health and economic systems of all nations. It also has a significant impact onContinue reading “Examples of Current Environmental Impact in Central America”

Materia Ambiental: Recorrido por Centroamérica

Reportes sobre el COVID-19 en América Latina y el Caribe: No. 37 (In English) El mundo entero se encuentra bajo la sombra de una de las pandemias más grande en la historia de la humanidad. La propagación del virus COVID-19 no sólo tiene un fuerte impacto en los sistemas de salud y las economías deContinue reading “Materia Ambiental: Recorrido por Centroamérica”

Solidaridad en la Comunidad Transgénero Al Enfrentar Multiples Crises

Reportes sobre el COVID-19 en América Latina y el Caribe: No. 36 (In English) A través de toda América Latina y el Caribe, estados de emergencia, cierres nacionales permanentes, toques de queda cambiados constantemente y cuarentenas abarcadoras han afectado e impactado inmensamente a grupos vulnerables e históricamente marginalizados, incluyendo a las comunidades transgénero y noContinue reading “Solidaridad en la Comunidad Transgénero Al Enfrentar Multiples Crises”

Solidarity in the Transgender Community While Facing Multiple Crises

COVID-19 Reports on Latin America and the Caribbean: No. 36 (En Español) Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, national states of emergency, permanent lockdowns, ever changing curfews and all-encompassing quarantine measures have tremendously affected and impacted historically marginalized and vulnerable groups, including trans and non-binary communities. In enacting and implementing these measures and policies, governments haveContinue reading “Solidarity in the Transgender Community While Facing Multiple Crises”

Special Update on Mexico & Central America

COVID-19 Reports on Latin America and the Caribbean: No. 35 The Coronavirus continues to devastate the most economically unequal region of the world with 16.5 Million cumulative COVID-19 cases in Latin America & the Caribbean as of January 10, 2021. In addition, the Раn-Аmеrісаn Неаlth Оrgаnіzаtіоn (РАНО) has also reported in a new epidemiological update thatContinue reading “Special Update on Mexico & Central America”

Interviews with Law Libraries in Puerto Rico and Recommendations for the Future

COVID-19 Reports on Latin America and the Caribbean: No. 34 (En Español) As part of our new normal, social distancing as a COVID-19 preventive measure has created considerable challenges to all levels of society. The arrival of the pandemic has rapidly introduced changes in technology which have not been easy to integrate. A few law librarians inContinue reading “Interviews with Law Libraries in Puerto Rico and Recommendations for the Future”

Entrevistas con Bibliotecas Jurídicas en Puerto Rico: Recomendaciones para el Futuro

Reportes sobre el COVID-19 en América Latina y el Caribe: No. 34 (In English) El distanciamiento social como medida de prevención del COVID-19 ha presentado grandes retos en todos los niveles de la sociedad, la cultura y el ambiente laboral. Para algunos ha sido una experiencia tormentosa, pero para otros ha representado grandes oportunidades. Algunos bibliotecariosContinue reading “Entrevistas con Bibliotecas Jurídicas en Puerto Rico: Recomendaciones para el Futuro”

Education Through Televised Classes in Cuba and Community Efforts in Puerto Rico

COVID-19 Reports on Latin America and the Caribbean: No. 33 Undoubtedly, the pandemic has had far reaching, catastrophic and often permanent effects on health and socio-economic well-being. A recent report from UNICEF [available also in Spanish] highlights how the pandemic crisis is exacerbating pre-existing conditions and exclusions faced by the world’s children, “as the most disadvantagedContinue reading “Education Through Televised Classes in Cuba and Community Efforts in Puerto Rico”