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3 June 2020

Stories from 3 June 2020

Restarting Caribbean economies under threat of COVID-19

As a major source of foreign exchange and employment for most of the region, safely opening up borders to overseas visitors has become ever more pressing.

Is the Caribbean winning the fight against COVID-19?

Could the region be past the worst — or simply enjoying a quieter period before the much-feared second wave?

‘Born fi dead': The Caribbean looks at the George Floyd protests and sees itself

"This Minneapolis fight was Marcus Garvey’s fight; it was Martin’s fight; it was Malcolm’s fight; it was Marley’s fight. It’s a Caribbean fight and it’s a global fight."

Password hack claim puts cyber security on the public agenda in North Macedonia

The government said that no user data was compromised in the apparent attack.

How COVID-19 is intensifying content moderation’s flaws

Internet platforms have always struggled with free expression, misinformation, and hate speech. But the COVID crisis has elevated those problems to a new level

COVID-19 diaries from Wuhan: Collateral damage

I did not plan to write this diary for 77 days. Writing is a kind of conversation – with myself, and with others.

‘To speak of George Floyd, it is necessary to speak of my own failures’

"I think of. . . all the times I've bitten my tongue while my uncles raged on about the grotesquerie of blacks, their laziness, their ineptitude, their savagery."

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