Biden critica elogios de Trump a estadísticas del empleo en EE.UU.

VOA News Las críticas de Biden aparecieron luego de las declaraciones del presidente Trump, que el viernes en la Casa Blanca celebró un aumento del empleo en tras la peor fase de la pendemia de coronavirus. El exvicepresidente Joe Biden se lanzó este viernes contra un informe del gobierno de Estados Unidos que resaltó las cifras de empleo en el país para el mes de mayo, justo cuando millones de estadounidenses perdieron sus puestos por los confinamientos ordenados tras la pandemia de coronavirus. Las palabras de Biden en la Universidad Estatal de Delaware contradicen los elogios del presidente Donald Trump, quien en…
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Tacoma Mayor Demands Arrest of 4 Officers After Man’s Death in Police Custody Is Ruled Homicide

By VOA News The death of a 33-year-old black man who was heard saying, "I can't breathe," while in police custody in Tacoma, Washington, has been ruled a homicide, according to a medical examiner's report released Wednesday. The mayor of Tacoma has since called for the arrest of all four officers ;  "The officer who committed this crime should be fired and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law," said Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards in a video statement late Thursday night. "I am demanding tonight that the Pierce County sheriff review and confirm every action taken by each officer. I demand that the sheriff provide…
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A Statement from BCBSRI President & CEO Kim Keck

At a time when many of us are already managing the stress of social isolation, worry about the spread of COVID-19, and anxiety about what lies ahead, we are mourning the senseless loss of yet another Black life, one in a series of unjust murders. What’s happening in response to the murder of George Floyd, both here in Providence and across the country, has been upsetting to witness. These difficult events profoundly demonstrate that there’s still much work to be done to unify our communities. While no one can truly walk in anyone else’s shoes, this is a time when…
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Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island brings popular Your Blue Store fitness classes to Rhode Islanders through Facebook Live, five days a week

PROVIDENCE, RI –Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) is streaming virtual fitness classes every weekday at 10 as a way to meet Rhode Islanders where they are during the COVID-19 pandemic. The classes, which are typically offered only to BCBSRI members at Your Blue Store locations, include balance and strength, core, strength and tone, stretch and relax, and cardio dance. They are led by Your Blue Store instructor Suann Polverari, ERYT, HCC. “Our fitness classes are one of the key reasons our members visit one of our four Your Blue Store locations time and time again,” said Paul Ryan, BCBSRI…
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COVID-19 Data Update

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) announced 101 new cases of COVID-19 today. This brings Rhode Island’s case count to 15,112. RIDOH also announced 12 additional COVID-19 associated fatalities. Rhode Island’s number of COVID-19 associated fatalities is now 732. A full data summary for Rhode Island is posted online. Key messages for the public Rhode Island is now in Phase 2 of the reopening process. More information about Phase 2 is available at  Anyone who is sick should stay home and self-isolate (unless going out for testing or healthcare).The people who live with that person and who have been in…
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Statement from Attorney General Peter F. Neronha regarding overnight violence in Providence

As we acknowledge and voice our collective grief and outrage over the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week, we in law enforcement must also keep our focus on working every day to redress the wrongs caused by centuries of systemic and institutional racism that permeate every aspect of American life and, in particular, the criminal justice system. The lawless, violent and destructive acts that took place in Providence last night do nothing but hurt our communities, exploit the pain felt by peaceful protesters, and distract us from pursuing that important work. As Rhode Island’s chief law enforcement official,…
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Reed: President Trump’s Actions Broke Faith with Public Trust & American Values

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, President Trump ordered the tear gassing of peaceful protestors who were exercising their First Amendment rights so he could walk across a park in Washington, DC to conduct a photo-op outside a boarded up Episcopal church where President Lincoln often went to find solace and guidance during the Civil War. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) issued the following statement: “When President Trump ordered peaceful protesters to be tear gassed for a photo-op, he broke faith with public trust and American values. “As the family of George Floyd has stressed: violence is not the way to bring about ;…
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Mayor Diossa Orders 8:30 PM to 5:00 AM Curfew to Protect Central Falls Residents and Businesses From Potential Looting

CENTRAL FALLS, RI - After receiving intelligence regarding potential acts of looting and rioting targeting the City of Central Falls, Mayor James Diossa has issued an emergency Executive Order (attached) imposing a curfew beginning at 8:30 PM today, June 2nd, through 5:00 AM on Wednesday, June 3rd. While the curfew is in place, no one and no vehicles should be on any roads, streets, parks, or other locations. Limited exceptions for police, fire, and emergency situations are detailed in the Executive Order. “I understand that our community members are hurting, angry, and frustrated by the unnecessary death of George Floyd,…
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La Iglesia acusa a Trump de violar sus “principios religiosos”

Por segundo día consecutivo, con el país sumido en una de oleada de protestas raciales, el mandatario se acercó a un templo cristiano. En ninguna de las dos ocasiones, Trump aprovechó la visita para rezar, sin embargo, posó para los fotógrafos frente a ambos templos. VOA NEWS Por Rafael Salido WASHINGTON - El arzobispo de Washington DC, Wilton D. Gregory, criticó este martes al presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, por abusar y manipular "atrozmente" los principios religiosos tras posar en dos lugares de culto en medio de los disturbios que sacuden al país. "Encuentro desconcertante y reprensible que cualquier instalación católica…
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GIMNASIOS, ESTUDIOS DE APTITUD Y APTITUD PARA GRUPOS PEQUEÑOS

Lo que necesitas saber: Los vestuarios, las áreas comunes cerradas y las duchas estarán cerradas Los gimnasios proporcionarán desinfectante para manos antes y después de las sesiones de entrenamiento Se alienta a los miembros a crear cohortes que se mantengan consistentes en los entornos de clase. Los gimnasios permitirán el flujo de aire exterior al abrir ventanas o puertas al aire fresco Los empleados desinfectarán a fondo el equipo entre los usuarios. Los gimnasios establecerán un distanciamiento social de 6 pies entre el equipo y las vías transitables . Se deben usar máscaras si está a menos de 6 pies…
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