Community

Inocencia Reyes, Mother of Latino Public Radio’s Almonte, Passes at 74

Inocencia Reyes, also known as “Chencha,” passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, June 11, 2020, at home in Cranston.  She was 74 years ; Born in the Dominican Republic, Reyes was the daughter of the late Gregorio Antonio Almonte Ynoa and Maria Idalia Ortiz Almonte. Chencha is best remembered by her family for her generous heart, humor, and spirit. She connected well with the youth in her family so Chencha was the favorite Tia (aunt).  She enjoyed family gatherings, playing dominos, cooking special Dominican dishes for her son, dancing to merengue, hearing music, especially listening to…
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Education

Especial de LPR por Día de las Madres en cuarentena y mensaje de la gobernadora de RI Gina Raimondo

Programa especial y mensaje en un día de Madres muy raro en el mundo. Hoy debemos felicitarlas, honrarlas en medio de una pandemia que nos mantiene alejados a muchos, el especial musical de Latino Public Radio para hacerlas sentir queridas. Gracias de parte de Reynaldo Almonte y la familia de lprnoticias.
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Italia informa de primera disminución de pacientes en cuidados intensivos

DW El número de fallecidos hoy es el más bajo de los últimos nueve días y representa un 10% menos que ayer. "Es una noticia importante porque permite a nuestros hospitales respirar". El número de pacientes en cuidados intensivos ha disminuido por primera vez en Italia desde la explosión de la pandemia hace más de un mes, anunció el sábado () Protección Civil. El número de enfermos de COVID-19 en cuidados intensivos en los hospitales italianos volvió a situarse en menos de ( en lugar de la víspera) informó el jefe de Protección Civil, Angelo Borrelli. "Es una noticia importante…
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Tokyo Olympics Organizers Announce New Date

By VOA News Organizers for Tokyo’s rescheduled Olympics have announced that the new dates for the Summer Games will be July 23, 2021, to Aug. 8, 2021. The head of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee, Yoshiro Mori, announced the decision Monday, after consultations with the International Olympic Committee. The IOC announced last week the decision to delay the games due to the said the Paralympic Games would run from Aug. 24, 2021, to Sept. 5, 2021.
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25 COVID-19 Contract COVID-19

VOA News Twenty-five members of an Indian family from Sangli in Maharashtra have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a Press Trust of India ;  The account said four family members who had been in Saudi Arabia tested positive for the virus on March ;   A week later, 21 more family members, including a two-year-old boy also tested ;  India officials blame the quick transmission of the virus on the family’s tight living ;  Collector Abhijeet Chaudhari told PTI, “These 25 patients belong to a big family living in a congested housing set up and because of that, they got infected.”   Local authorities say there was no community transmission of the ;  Officials say the…
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Health

Coronavirus Lockdowns Extended as Governments Hope for Progress

By VOA News The state of New York has passed the somber milestone of 1,000 coronavirus deaths, while governments across the world instituted or extended new lockdowns to try to blunt the effects of the ; Hospitals in New York City are set to get some relief with Monday’s arrival of the Navy’s USNS Comfort hospital ship, which will clear space for coronavirus patients by taking those in need of other ; Its sister ship, the USNS Mercy, began taking patients Sunday at the port of Long Beach, outside Los ;  President Donald Trump announced ;guidelines on social distancing to prevent the virus from spreading would be extended from…
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Reed Announces Initial $15.2 Million in COVID-19 Funds for RI Cities & Towns

Cranston, East Providence, Pawtucket, Providence, Warwick, Woonsocket, and Statewide recipients will receive key community and housing grants PROVIDENCE, RI – In an effort to help communities combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Senator Jack Reed, the Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD), led efforts to include a major infusion of federal funding under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).  Senator Reed, who was part of the bipartisan working group that negotiated key provisions of the legislation, led efforts to include $5 billion for Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and $4…
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LPR News

British PM: Things Will Get Worse Before They Get Better

By VOA News “We know things will get worse before they get better,” British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says in a letter being sent to British households about battling ; Johnson, who is in isolation because he has the new coronavirus, also urges people to observe the lockdown and stay home, in an effort to prevent overwhelming the National Health Service and to “save lives.”    Michael Gove, a British senior minister, told the BBC Sunday that people should prepare for a lockdown of “a significant period.”   Britain has 17,315 cases of the virus and 1,019 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource ;  Homeless and impoverished Indians receive food at a government…
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