Miami Beach, Overwhelmed by Spring Break, Extends Emergency Curfew

The city has been criticized for its enforcement of the curfew in South Beach over the weekend, when the police used pepper balls to try to disperse crowds.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #miami-fla, #travel-and-vacations

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In Rage Over Sarah Everard Killing, ‘Women’s Bargain’ Is Put on Notice

The “Reclaim These Streets” movement in Britain asks why the police demand sacrifices of women rather than forcing men to change to end violence. “It makes my stomach rot,” one organizer said.

#metoo-movement, #curfews, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #domestic-violence, #everard-sarah, #great-britain, #manne-kate, #nesrine-malik, #reclaim-the-streets, #scotland-yard-metropolitan-police-service, #weinstein-harvey, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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What I Saw During Myanmar’s Coup

It felt like being transported back to the old, isolated country.

#aung-san-suu-kyi, #coups-detat-and-attempted-coups-detat, #curfews, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #min-aung-hlaing, #myanmar, #national-league-for-democracy-myanmar, #politics-and-government, #shutdowns-institutional, #wireless-communications

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After Government Falls, Italy Must Navigate Pandemic on ‘Cruise Control’

The country is no stranger to political chaos. But it now faces the unsettling prospect of going rudderless during the coronavirus crisis.

#conte-giuseppe, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #italy, #politics-and-government, #renzi-matteo, #rome-italy, #salvini-matteo, #vaccination-and-immunization

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Do Curfews Slow the Coronavirus?

A restriction more often used in natural disasters, or to quell unrest, has never been tested against a pathogen like the virus.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #disease-rates, #europe, #shutdowns-institutional, #united-states, #united-states-economy

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Does a Woman ‘Walking’ Her Boyfriend on a Leash Signal Covid Ennui?

Coronavirus restrictions across Canada, including a new curfew in Quebec, are fraying patience and spurring protests in some quarters.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #dogs, #huawei-technologies-co-ltd, #meng-wanzhou, #montreal-quebec, #quebec-province-canada

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Alabama Fans and Ohio State Fans, and Reveling During a Pandemic

The immediate winner of college football’s national championship was easy to discern by the crowds after the game. The health consequences are yet to be seen.

#bars-and-nightclubs, #columbus-ohio, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #football-college, #maddox-walter-1972, #ohio-state-university, #tuscaloosa-ala, #university-of-alabama

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Why This Force of 150 Sheriff’s Deputies Is Enforcing Virus Rules

The New York City Sheriff’s Office, a law enforcement team unknown to most New Yorkers, has been thrust into the spotlight during the pandemic.

#bars-and-nightclubs, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #macs-public-house-staten-island-ny-bar, #new-york-city, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #sheriffs, #shutdowns-institutional, #travel-warnings

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Istanbul Is Locking Down. But Not if You’re a Tourist.

The city’s strict weekend curfew doesn’t apply to foreign visitors, who are free to roam the city, even as Turkey’s Covid-19 cases spike.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #istanbul-turkey, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #quarantines, #travel-and-vacations

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Why Are States Imposing Coronavirus Curfews?

State and city leaders are trying to slow the spread of the coronavirus without full lockdowns. But whether curfews will help remains unclear.

#bars-and-nightclubs, #colorado, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #curfews, #massachusetts, #new-york-state, #ohio, #pueblo-colo, #restaurants, #shutdowns-institutional

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Uneasy Under Lockdown, Pubs in England Count the Days Till Christmas

In October, pubs had a new pitch to lure in customers: They became work spaces. Less than a month later, they were forced to shut again. Now, they hold out hope for December.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #greene-king-plc, #restaurants, #shutdowns-institutional, #small-business

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Uneasy Under Coronavirus Lockdown, Pubs in England Count Days Till Christmas

In October, pubs had a new pitch to lure in customers: They became work spaces. Less than a month later, they were forced to shut again. Now, they hold out hope for December.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #greene-king-plc, #restaurants, #shutdowns-institutional, #small-business

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Coronavirus Surge in N.Y.: 5 Takeaways

New York and New Jersey have imposed new restrictions to curb a spike in coronavirus cases. 

#adams-eric-l, #baraka-ras, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #cuomo-andrew-m, #curfews, #de-blasio-bill, #disease-rates, #douglas-elliman-real-estate, #education-k-12, #fauci-anthony-s, #new-jersey, #new-york-city, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #real-estate-board-of-new-york, #shutdowns-institutional

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19% Test Positive as Outbreak Accelerates in N.J.’s Largest City

After nearly one in five residents who were tested over three days last week were found to have the coronavirus, Newark announced a set of strict new rules.

#baraka-ras, #bars-and-nightclubs, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #deaths-fatalities, #disease-rates, #murphy-philip-d-1957, #new-jersey, #newark-nj, #politics-and-government, #shutdowns-institutional

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In Italy, Like Everywhere the Virus Goes, It’s the Discontent That’s Contagious

Italians are now a long way away from the days of singing on balconies and their summer fling with freedom. Just like everyone else, they’ve had it.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #europe, #italy, #politics-and-government, #shutdowns-institutional

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France and Germany Lock Down as Second Coronavirus Wave Grows

The new steps are the toughest since the spring and follow added restrictions in Spain and Italy aimed at curbing the spread of the virus and easing the strain on hospitals.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #disease-rates, #europe, #european-union, #france, #germany, #macron-emmanuel-1977, #merkel-angela, #politics-and-government, #quarantines, #shutdowns-institutional

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As Pandemic Surges Again, Europe Adopts New Restrictions

The new steps are the toughest since the spring and follow added restrictions in Spain and Italy aimed at curbing the spread of the virus and easing the strain on hospitals.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #disease-rates, #europe, #european-union, #france, #germany, #macron-emmanuel-1977, #merkel-angela, #politics-and-government, #quarantines, #shutdowns-institutional

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Will a Half-Step by Macron Be Enough to Blunt France’s Second Wave?

The imposition of a curfew in several major cities underscored a difficult choice: further dampening the economy or risking more lives.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #disease-rates, #epidemics, #france, #macron-emmanuel-1977, #politics-and-government, #quarantines, #travel-and-vacations

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Melbourne is a Case Study in Navigating a Second Wave of Coronavirus

Melbourne, Australia’s second-largest city, is becoming a case study in handling a second wave of infections. There are lots of unanswered questions.

#australia, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #melbourne-australia, #quarantines

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Coronavirus Is Battering Africa’s Growing Middle Class

From Kenya to Nigeria, South Africa to Rwanda, the pandemic is decimating the livelihoods of the once-stable workers who were helping to drive Africa’s economic expansion.

#bonfire-adventures, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #curfews, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #kenya, #middle-class, #nigeria, #rwanda, #south-africa

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Young New Yorkers Want You to Know Why They’re Marching

No longer, they say, could they just post on Instagram, or just give money, or just vote. They needed to be out in the streets.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #curfews, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #generation-z, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #millennial-generation, #new-york-city, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #youth

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Life in Indian Controlled Kashmir: The Longest Lockdown

Life in India-controlled Kashmir has been punctuated by military curfews and general strikes for three decades.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #india, #kashmir-valley-kashmir-and-jammu, #modi-narendra, #pakistan, #quarantines, #srinagar-jammu-and-kashmir, #strikes

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Curfew Lifts for 11th Day of Protests in N.Y.C.: Live Updates

Demonstrations in Times Square, Grand Army Plaza and Central Park have proceeded peacefully as the evening approaches.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #curfews, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #new-york-city, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-nyc, #race-and-ethnicity

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Protests in N.Y.C. Continue for a 10th Day: Live Updates

Crowds of thousands thronged bridges and blocked streets in largely peaceful demonstrations.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #curfews, #de-blasio-bill, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #new-york-city, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-nyc

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‘Kettling’ of Peaceful Protesters Shows Aggressive Shift by N.Y. Police

Officers have charged and swung batons at demonstrators after curfew with seemingly little provocation. The mayor said he would review any reports of inappropriate enforcement.

#curfews, #de-blasio-bill, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #new-york-city, #police, #police-department-nyc, #shea-dermot-f-1969

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N.Y.C. Protesters Defy Curfew, Which Police Again Aggressively Enforce

The crackdown appeared less intense than the night before, with fewer violent confrontations, but officers were still forceful in dispersing demonstrators.

#attacks-on-police, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #curfews, #de-blasio-bill, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #floyd-george-d-2020, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #new-york-city, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-nyc, #race-and-ethnicity, #shea-dermot-f-1969

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The Agonizing Question: Is New York City Worth It Anymore?

For many, the call of an easier, safer and more affordable life beckons. But die-hard New Yorkers find the city more appealing than ever.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #new-york-city, #quarantines, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #september-11-2001

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A Popular Louisville Restaurant Owner Was Killed by the Police. What Happened?

David McAtee, who owned a barbecue stand, was shot as the police and National Guard confronted curfew violators.

#curfews, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #louisville-ky, #mcatee-david, #national-guard, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020

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How Protests Have Made the City Feel Like New York Again

The city had been besieged by the virus. But New Yorkers who were dutifully shutting themselves in behind doors have now turned out by the tens of thousands to be heard.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #looting-crime, #new-york-city

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De Blasio Denounced After Police Forcefully Clash With Protesters

The New York Police Department aggressively enforced an 8 p.m. curfew, despite assurances of restraint from the mayor.

#curfews, #de-blasio-bill, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #new-york-city, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-nyc

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Protester Defy Curfew, and Police Don’t Wait Long to Enforce It: Live Updates

As 8 p.m. passed, peaceful demonstrations were continuing. The authorities soon moved to disperse them and to make arrests.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #curfews, #de-blasio-bill, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #new-york-city, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-nyc, #shea-dermot-f-1969

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Man Shelters Over 70 Protesters Fleeing Arrest in His Washington Home

Rahul Dubey said he welcomed a “tsunami” of people, some of whom had been pepper-sprayed, into his home on Monday night: “The first hour and half that everyone was in here was pure mayhem.”

#curfews, #dubey-rahul, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #washington-dc

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Earlier N.Y.C. Curfew Sees Peaceful Protests and Less Looting: Live Updates

It was too early to say whether the 8 p.m. curfew was what prevented a repeat of Monday night’s widespread looting.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #looting-crime, #new-york-city, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

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Pandemic, Protests and Police: An Election Like No Other

Voters cast ballots, many by mail, in eight states and the District of Columbia, with limited polling stations open and concerns about the virus and civil unrest looming over the process.

#absentee-voting, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #elections-governors, #elections-house-of-representatives, #elections-senate, #ernst-joni, #feenstra-randy, #indiana, #iowa, #king-steven-a, #new-mexico, #pennsylvania, #primaries-and-caucuses, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Here’s What Led to N.Y.C.’s First Curfew in 75 Years

“Nobody has seen anything like this,” said William Bratton, the city’s former police commissioner.

#cuomo-andrew-m, #curfews, #de-blasio-bill, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #looting-crime, #new-york-city, #police-department-nyc, #shea-dermot-f-1969

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Cuomo Criticizes de Blasio Over Looting as 8 P.M. Curfew Is Set: Live Updates

Mayor Bill de Blasio said a citywide curfew would be imposed for the remainder of the week, from 8 p.m. each evening until 5 a.m. the next morning.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #cuomo-andrew-m, #curfews, #de-blasio-bill, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #new-york-city, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

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My Futile Struggle for Stillness

I am isolating in a Mexican village, alternating between being impressed by my capacity for serenity and wanting to strangle myself for descending into triteness of Eat, Pray, Love proportions.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #deportation, #discrimination, #immigration-and-emigration, #trump-donald-j

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In Istanbul Under Lockdown, Baklava Makers Are Essential Workers

A strict weekend curfew quiets the city’s joyous commotion, but offers up new moments of breathtaking beauty, both spiritual and natural. And essential sweets are still delivered.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #istanbul-turkey, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #turkey

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Long Before the Coronavirus, Immigrant Workers Were Essential

Pandemic or not, immigrants’ work has always been essential.

#black-people, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #elder-care, #elderly, #foreign-workers, #home-health-care, #immigration-and-emigration, #labor-and-jobs, #massachusetts, #migrant-labor-agriculture, #nursing-homes, #quarantines, #tests-medical, #uganda

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New Mexico Invokes Riot Law to Control Virus Near Navajo Nation

The lockdown in Gallup, on the edge of the country’s largest Indian reservation, comes in response to a worsening outbreak.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #curfews, #gallup-nm, #grisham-michelle-lujan, #native-americans, #navajo-indians, #new-mexico, #quarantines

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How Coronavirus Shifted the Stakes of Teenage Rebellion

Living with an invisible outside threat, and no visible outlet, forced my daughter and me to negotiate and reconcile — and fast.

#children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #families-and-family-life, #parenting, #quarantines, #teenagers-and-adolescence

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Tux, Gown, Masks: Arab Couples Scramble to Marry During a Pandemic

Undeterred by the coronavirus, couples across the Middle East are pressing ahead with scaled-back weddings. The authorities aren’t always thrilled.

#amman-jordan, #beirut-lebanon, #cairo-egypt, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #egypt, #marriages, #parties-social, #quarantines, #saudi-arabia, #united-arab-emirates, #weddings-and-engagements

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Puerto Rico Lags Behind in Coronavirus Testing

A strict lockdown has required much sacrifice from Puerto Ricans, whose patience with the slow pace of testing is running out.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #grassley-charles-e, #puerto-rico, #quarantines, #san-juan-puerto-rico, #tests-medical, #vazquez-garced-wanda

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Coronavrus Dims Ramadan Celebrations

The holiest month in the Islamic calendar promises this year to be the strangest ever for the world’s 1.8 billion Muslims. In Cairo, known as the city of a thousand minarets, the coronavirus has cast a long shadow.

#cairo-egypt, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #egypt, #muslims-and-islam, #quarantines, #ramadan

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The Navajo Nation Is Facing the Coronavirus, Too

Coronavirus in the Navajo Nation exposes underlying vulnerabilities.

#albuquerque-nm, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #electric-light-and-power, #epidemics, #grandparents, #native-americans, #navajo-indians, #quarantines, #shortages, #supermarkets-and-grocery-stores

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‘God Created the Virus. But Now He Has Lost Control.’

Pakistan’s government is dithering in the face of the epidemic because it’s not sure what to fear the most.

#arif-alvi, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #epidemics, #mosques, #muslims-and-islam, #pilgrimages, #poliomyelitis, #politics-and-government, #poverty, #prayers-and-prayer-books, #quarantines, #tablighi-jamaat, #vaccination-and-immunization

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Oil Prices Crash, Virus Hits, Commerce Stops: Iraq Is in Trouble.

Iraq depends on oil revenues, which have plummeted. The country is so desperate it is asking for donations to help it weather the pandemic.

#baghdad-iraq, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #government-contracts-and-procurement, #international-energy-agency, #international-monetary-fund, #iraq, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #mahdi-adel-abdul, #oil-petroleum-and-gasoline, #politics-and-government, #salih-barham

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