Inclusive Education and Visual Impairment in Mexican Students

COVID-19 Reports on Latin America and the Caribbean: No. 42 (En Español) As highlighted in my previous report no. 41, online education and remote learning have its biggest impact on one of the most vulnerable groups: students with visual impairment. In normal times, before the pandemic, these students would integrate their respective school environments with specific toolsContinue reading “Inclusive Education and Visual Impairment in Mexican Students”

Educación Inclusiva y la Discapacidad Visual en Estudiantes Mexicanos

Reportes sobre el COVID-19 en América Latina y el Caribe: No. 42 (In English) Lo explicado anteriormente en mi reporte no. 41, repercute en un sector de la comunidad más vulnerable y con necesidades específicas: los estudiantes con discapacidad visual. Estos se integran al aula regular con los apoyos específicos y realizan la mayoría deContinue reading “Educación Inclusiva y la Discapacidad Visual en Estudiantes Mexicanos”

Impact on Mexico’s Online Education and Remote Learning

COVID-19 Reports on Latin America and the Caribbean: No. 41 (En Español) On March 24, 2020, Mexico’s Ministry of Public Education declared that all teachers and administrative staff working in public school would be included in the “preventive and voluntary lockdown at home” in order to avoid further exposure to COVID-19. One of the actions included wasContinue reading “Impact on Mexico’s Online Education and Remote Learning”

México ante el Impacto de la Educación en Línea

Reportes sobre el COVID-19 en América Latina y el Caribe: No. 41 (In English) En México el 24 de marzo de 2020, La Secretaría de Educación Pública (SEP) dispuso que todos los maestros y personal administrativo de las escuelas públicas participarían en el “aislamiento voluntario preventivo, en sus hogares”, para evitar el contagio de COVID-19.Continue reading “México ante el Impacto de la Educación en Línea”

Mexico’s Amparo Law in the Context of a Pandemic

COVID-19 Reports on Latin America and the Caribbean: No. 40 (En Español) COVID-19 has impacted Mexico in a transformational way. A lot has been observed and analyzed when it comes to the slow and confusing federal response to the crisis since the beginning. Realizing the absence of national authorities, communities and the civil society in Mexico rapidlyContinue reading “Mexico’s Amparo Law in the Context of a Pandemic”

Usos de la Ley del Amparo en el Contexto de la Pandemia

Reportes sobre el COVID-19 en América Latina y el Caribe: No. 40 (In English) El Coronavirus ha impactado de manera trascendental a la sociedad mexicana. Mucho se ha observado y analizado sobre la pereza y confusión de la respuesta federal a la crisis desde los primeros días. Ante la ausencia de las autoridades, las comunidades yContinue reading “Usos de la Ley del Amparo en el Contexto de la Pandemia”

Impact on Guyana and Its Indigenous Peoples

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 Peoples”

Mexico’s Initial Federal Health Measures

COVID-19 Reports on Latin America and the Caribbean: No. 38 This article discusses major elements of the Mexican federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including identifying the principal legal measures it has taken. Note, however, that under Mexico’s federal system, Mexico City and the 31 states also have significant legal authority over various aspects ofContinue 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”