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    Coronavirus — This week brings several changes in Ecuador. The first, the epidemiological traffic light, which has been used during the pandemic, will have several changes starting this Wednesday, July 1. The second, the population will be able to go to the beaches from July 22. Both decisions have been made by the National Emergency Operations Committee (COE). Back to the beaches The National COE will allow Ecuadorians to attend beaches although with the implementation of the video...
    A mayor in Colombia has turned in his own son to the police for breaking a statewide curfew and liquor ban to slow the spread of coronavirus. Carlos Higgins Villanueva, the mayor of the small town of Juan de Acosta in the northern state of Atlantico, said he personally led his son, his nephew and a man he called “a great friend” to the police station to set an example. “My family members are the first who have to...
    A mayor in Colombia has turned in his own son to the police for breaking a statewide curfew and liquor ban to slow the spread of coronavirus. Carlos Higgins Villanueva, the mayor of the small town of Juan de Acosta in the northern state of Atlantico, said he personally led his son, his nephew and a man he called “a great friend” to the police station to set an example. “My family members are the first who have to respect...
    A mayor in Colombia has turned in his own son to the police for breaking a statewide curfew and liquor ban to slow the spread of coronavirus. Carlos Higgins Villanueva, the mayor of the small town of Juan de Acosta in the northern state of Atlantico, said he personally led his son, his nephew and a man he called “a great friend” to the police station to set an example. HONDURAN PRESIDENT, WIFE TEST POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS My family members are...
    Following a violent clash between Black Lives Matter demonstrators and counterprotesters in Norco on Monday, the city has declared a local emergency and issued a daily curfew. The 6 p.m.-to-6 a.m. curfew will be in place indefinitely, city officials said Tuesday in announcing the measure. The curfew, like others implemented across Southern California in early June amid protests over the death of George Floyd, prohibits residents from being in any public area, with the exception of police and first responders,...
    Coronavirus — The traffic light was implemented at the beginning of the declaration of the state of emergency in Ecuador. The cantons were classified in three colors, according to the number of infected in each municipality. Red, yellow and green have tagged the cantons during the pandemic, a measure that Lenín Moreno, president of the country, decreed. The National Emergency Operations Committee (COE) has made changes to the traffic light this Wednesday, July 1, the objective is to...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Police are investigating a Tuesday morning shooting in Miami Beach after a fight broke out at the Voodoo Lounge on Ocean Drive. Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber says he is taking new action because of what happened. He calls both reprehensible and off the charts. Even though no one was injured, but shots were fired and a security guard was pepper-sprayed. Download The New CBS4 News App Here The lounge is now closed...
    Coronavirus — The inhabitants of Puerto Rico will experience three more weeks of curfew, until July 22. The decision was announced by the governor because of the increase in coronavirus cases, the total figure is 7,250 positives. The curfew is the longest in any jurisdiction in the United States. New curfew The whole country must stay at home between 22:00 to 05:00 hours, except for essential workers, such as the medical service. During these weeks the use of...
    CHICAGO — People protesting police brutality recently won’t be prosecuted if they faced charges for minor crimes, the State’s Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday. The office will not prosecute peaceful protesters, according to a new policy. The policy will apply to thousands of people arrested for things like violating the curfew or disorderly conduct in Chicago, though it excludes people who “intentionally cause[d] harm or damage.” Police made more than 3,000 arrests in late May and early June, when there was...
    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Criminal charges against 14 people arrested after protests in Salem have been dismissed, prosecutors said Monday. Salem Police Department arrested the people on charges of riot and interfering with a peace officer on May 31 and June 1, the Statesman Journal reported. Many of those arrested said they were peacefully protesting the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and police brutality and were unable to leave quickly after police began enforcing a citywide curfew. The protests...
    DAKAR (Reuters) - Senegalese President Macky Sall on Monday said he had decided to lift a state of emergency over COVID-19 to support the struggling economy, which he warned could grow less than 1.1% this year due to fallout from the epidemic. As recently as January, growth was forecast at 6.8% in 2020, but business activity plummeted after borders closed and a curfew and social distancing rules were imposed to curb the virus, which has infected over 6,600 and killed...
    ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria will allow travel between states outside curfew hours from July 1, an official from the presidential task force on the new coronavirus said on Monday. Interstate movement has been restricted to essential services for several weeks. A national daily curfew is in place from 10pm to 4am local time. (Reporting by Felix Onuah; Writing by Alexis Akwagyiram; Editing by David Goodman) Copyright 2020 Thomson Reuters.
    By DÁNICA COTO, Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor has extended a coronavirus curfew for three more weeks, marking the longest such curfew in any U.S. jurisdiction even as she authorized the re-openings of certain businesses and government agencies. Everyone except nonessential workers has to stay indoors from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. until July 22. In addition, face masks remain mandatory, and those who disobey will be fined. The initial curfew began in mid-March,...
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor has extended a coronavirus curfew for three more weeks, marking the longest such curfew in any U.S. jurisdiction even as she authorized the re-openings of certain businesses and government agencies. Everyone except nonessential workers has to stay indoors from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. until July 22. In addition, face masks remain mandatory, and those who disobey will be fined. The initial curfew began in mid-March, and Gov. Wanda Vázquez warned...
    GALENA PARK, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A Texas mayor issued a curfew for her city on Friday in response to a surge in COVID-19 cases. Mayor Esmeralda Moya of Galena Park said the 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew will go into effect Saturday after Harris County’s COVID-19 public threat level went from “significant” to “severe.” Harris County currently leads the state in total cases with 29,163 as of Saturday. “It is crucial to continue to practice good hygiene, stay home...
    A Houston suburb mayor has issued a curfew for her town following a massive spike in the number of new COVID-19 cases in Texas and across the country. Galena Park Mayor Esmeralda Moya instituted the curfew after a Harris Country judge raised the public threat level to the highest one and recommended that people stay home.  “It is crucial to continue to practice good hygiene, stay home as much as possible, avoid unnecessary trips, gatherings, and wear a face-covering at all...
    A small city on the outskirts of Houston, Texas has instituted a curfew starting Saturday night due to surging cases of the novel coronavirus, the latest move by officials in some southern and western states to backtrack on their reopening plans. Underscoring the worsening spread of the virus, Florida on Saturday morning reported 9,585 new infections in the last 24 hours, marking a record high for a second day, and 24 additional deaths from COVID-19, the illness caused by the...
    By Gary McWilliams HOUSTON (Reuters) - A small city on the outskirts of Houston, Texas has instituted a curfew starting Saturday night due to surging cases of the novel coronavirus, the latest move by officials in some southern and western states to backtrack on their reopening plans. The mayor of Galena Park, a community of 10,000 people east of Houston, said she was heeding a warning from Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo, who on Friday raised the public threat level...
    New York City’s recent week-long curfew violated residents’ rights to go outside, a new lawsuit alleges. The class-action suit claims the “extremely limited” acts of vandalism and looting in some city neighborhoods during protests around the police killing of George Floyd did not present “clear, imminent danger so substantial that it would outweigh the fundamental freedoms” that the curfew stripped away. The controversial curfew ran from June 1 to June 7. “There are very narrow circumstances during which you...
    New York City’s recent week-long curfew violated residents’ rights to go outside, a new lawsuit alleges. The class-action suit claims the “extremely limited” acts of vandalism and looting in some city neighborhoods during protests around the police killing of George Floyd did not present “clear, imminent danger so substantial that it would outweigh the fundamental freedoms” that the curfew stripped away. The controversial curfew ran from June 1 to June 7. “There are very narrow circumstances during which you can...
    WEST POINT, Miss. (AP) — A county-wide curfew set up in one Mississippi county amid the coronavirus outbreak has been lifted. The Clay County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 during its regular meeting Thursday to lift the curfew that had been in place since March 26, The Commercial Dispatch reported. Under the curfew, Clay County residents were ordered to limit themselves to essential travel between the hours of 10 p.m.-6 a.m. With Clay County lifting the restrictions, there is no...
    Kenyan police have been accused of using excessive force to enforce coronavirus restrictions Kenyan police have killed three people when a crowd of motorcycle taxi drivers protested against the arrest of a colleague for ignoring coronavirus restrictions. Police shot at the crowd in the western city of Lessos after clashes, a police statement said. The police have ordered the arrest of the officers involved. Kenyan police face increasing scrutiny over accusations they are excessively enforcing the coronavirus restrictions. How...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The City of Dallas announced Thursday it will dismiss curfew citations issued to protesters who violated the city’s curfew during protests on May 29-30. Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot has dismissed similar charges that have already been presented to his office. Dallas protest on Saturday, May 30 (Chopper 11) Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall said this decision does not apply to the people who face riotous, burglary of business or various other misdemeanor offense charges. “Those...
    DUBAI (Reuters) - The number of novel coronavirus cases in the six Gulf Arab states has doubled in a month to over 400,000, as the regions two biggest economies this week fully lifted curfews imposed to combat the infection. As of Wednesday evening, the tally in the energy producing region stood at 403,163 infections, with 2,346 deaths, according to a Reuters tally. It passed the 200,000 mark on May 27. Regional business hub the United Arab Emirates announced late on...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – An activist Monday filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Los Angeles Police Department claiming she was subject to inhumane treatment during an arrest while taking part in a George Floyd protest earlier this month in downtown L.A. Laura Montilla, 22, addresses reporters on June 22, 2020. (CBSLA) Laura Montilla, 22, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging that on the evening of June 1 she was detained for violating curfew and had her wrists...