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”

Dominican Republic as the First of Many in the Region

COVID-19 Reports on Latin America and the Caribbean: No. 32 First in total cases and mortality rate in the Caribbean As of January 25, 2021, the Dominican Republic reported a total of 203,943 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 2,513 deaths based on the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, the Ministry of Public Health of the Dominican Republic,Continue reading “Dominican Republic as the First of Many in the Region”

Context and Health Protocols for the 2020 Municipal Elections in Uruguay

COVID-19 Reports on Latin America and the Caribbean: No. 31 (En Español) On March 13, 2020, through decree no. 93/020, the Executive Power declared the State of National Sanitary Emergency following four cases of coronavirus. Thereafter, multiple activities throughout the country were cancelled and closed. Some of the first activities to close were primary and secondaryContinue reading “Context and Health Protocols for the 2020 Municipal Elections in Uruguay”

Contexto y Medidas Sanitarias de las Elecciones Departamentales en Uruguay

Reportes sobre el COVID-19 en América Latina y el Caribe: No. 31 (In English) El 13 de marzo de 2020 mediante el decreto 93/020 el Poder Ejecutivo declaró el Estado de Emergencia Nacional Sanitaria al comprobarse la aparición de 4 casos de coronavirus. A partir de ahí y en los sucesivos días se van cerrandoContinue reading “Contexto y Medidas Sanitarias de las Elecciones Departamentales en Uruguay”

Cuba’s Landmark Currency Unification Amidst Severe Economic Woes

COVID-19 Reports on Latin America and the Caribbean: No. 30 Despite Cuba’s relatively low number of coronavirus cases and deaths, the challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic and Trump era tightening of U.S. economic sanctions has pushed the Cuban economy to its worst crisis since the fall of the Soviet Union. On December 17, 2020, CubanContinue reading “Cuba’s Landmark Currency Unification Amidst Severe Economic Woes”