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2 April 2020

Stories from 2 April 2020

Nigeria’s elite ‘above the law’ as the poor struggle with COVID-19 measures

COVID-19

The majority of Nigeria's poor live by the day in overcrowded and squalid shanties, without running water and modern toilet facilities. They cannot and will not survive a lockdown. 

April Fool’s Day, COVID-19 and Trinidad and Tobago’s ‘recalcitrant minority’

The Bridge

Who would ever have predicted that a speech made on April 1, 1958, would reverberate in April 1, 2020 through a speech made by another leader in the same political...

Guyana: Timeline of an election impasse

The results of Guyana's 2020 general election have now been delayed by a month. Here's a quick look at what has happened over the time period.

Healthcare workers attacked as fears about coronavirus take hold of India

COVID-19

In India, medical professionals including doctors and nurses have been stigmatised and came under attack for their work with Coronavirus patients, especially during a 21-day nationwide lockdown.

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