Brazil Records 1,349 #COVID19 Deaths In 24hrs

by Seun Adeuyion June 4, 2020
Brazil reported a record 1,349 coronavirus deaths in a 24-hour period Wednesday, the health ministry said, as the pandemic continued to take a grim toll on Latin America’s hardest-hit country. The figure brought the total death toll from the new coronavirus in Brazil to 32,548, with 584,016 confirmed infections — the second-highest caseload worldwide, after […]

Full George Floyd Autopsy Report Released, Says He Tested Positive For #COVID19

by Seun Adeuyion June 4, 2020
George Floyd, whose in-custody death in Minneapolis last week triggered an avalanche of protests over the mistreatment of black people by police, tested positive for the coronavirus weeks before his death, an autopsy report released Wednesday shows. The 20-page document released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office says a test of Floyd on April 3 was positive for […]

#COVID19: Spain Extends Its State Of Emergency Until June 21

by Seun Adeuyion June 4, 2020
The Spanish government on Wednesday secured parliament’s backing for a final extension to the state of emergency imposed to tackle the coronavirus epidemic and which will now last until June 21. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez sought to extend the state of emergency, which grants his government exceptional powers, to allow greater control over people’s mobility […]

Hong Kong: We Will Not Walk From The People – UK Prime Minister

by William Ukpeon June 3, 2020
The Prime Minister of the UK, Boris Johnson announced on Wednesday that the UK will not walk away from the people of Hong Kong as China imposed a national security law that violates the 1984 accord. Boris made the statement following a strong hands off warning from China on the issue of National Security Laws […]

George Floyd: We Cannot Tolerate Or Turn a Blind Eye To Racism – Pope Francis

by William Ukpeon June 3, 2020
Pope Francis begged for reconciliation in the United States and urged for an end to street violence following the death of George Floyd in an announcement on Wednesday. The Pope said he is praying for the soul of George Floyd and all victims of racism. He admitted he has witnessed the disturbing social unrest from […]

JUST IN: Washington DC Imposes Curfew From 11pm To 6am As Protests Resume Over Floyd’s Death

by Seun Adeuyion June 1, 2020
Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) on Sunday evening announced she was imposing a citywide curfew from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday as the city braced for a third consecutive night of protests over the death of George Floyd. The mayor in her tweet also said she was activating the D.C. National Guard. “Mayor Bowser […]