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Why lilies associated with Easter

General Mills could make Easter-themed Lucky Charms with all the holiday’s symbols. The jingle practically rewrites itself: lamb, fish, and rabbits; pastel eggs in baskets; butterflies, palm branches; and some hot cross buns! And then there’s the Easter lily. Attend an Easter service anywhere in North America, and you’re bound to see white, trumpet-like flowers anchoring the floral arrangements, or at least pick up their strong perfume. Also known as Bermuda lilies, or Lilim longiflorum to t...
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US Navy hospital ship arrives in Los Angeles to help with 'hotbed' surge of coronavirus cases

President Donald Trump approved the US military's deployment of a Navy hospital ship to Los Angeles to bolster coronavirus response efforts. Trump confirmed that the USNS Mercy, an "incredible" hospital ship that was docked in San Diego, will be "immediately" deploying to the port of Los Angeles. The Mercy arrived to Los Angeles on Friday morning. "The projected needs for beds in California is five times more than of Washington," FEMA administrator Peter Gaynor said. "The Mercy will be used to...
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Puerto Rico virtual experiences

If a trip to Puerto Rico was on your spring break itinerary, those plans were probably derailed thanks to the coronavirus outbreak. Even though you can’t visit Puerto Rico in person, however, that doesn’t mean you can’t take a virtual trip. It’s no replacement for the real thing, but it might be just enough to tide you over until travel is safe again. Discover Puerto Rico is launching a virtual Puerto Rican cultural experience this weekend, March 27-29, bringing the island’s traditions right ...
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Puerto Rico governor tightens, extends coronavirus curfew

The U.S. territory of Puerto Rico announced Thursday that it would extend a two-week curfew to April 12 and warned of new restrictions to help curb coronavirus cases that are the strictest of any U.S. jurisdiction. Gov. Wanda Vázquez said non-essential workers will have to be home by 7 p.m. starting March 31, two hours earlier than the current curfew. Vázquez said the new restrictions are in response to the nearly 400 people who have been cited for violating a curfew imposed March 15.
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Maps: How are states reacting to the coronavirus pandemic?

Not every state is impacted or reacting the same during the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s a look at the state of each state as of March 24. The National Governors Association is updating this information regularly. The CDC tally for COVID-19 cases in each state for March 25 shows one state — New York — with more than 5,000 cases. Five states had 50 or fewer cases. The CDC updates its figures daily. Cases These are the active COVID-19 cases by state as of March 24: Emergency declarations All 50 s...
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Puerto Rico: Puerto Rico Governor Issues Executive Order Imposing Significant Quarantine And Social Distancing Measures In Light Of COVID-19 - Littler Mendelson

On March 15, 2020, the Governor of Puerto Rico, Hon. Wanda Vázquez Garced, issued an Executive Order to facilitate the private and public closings necessary to combat the effects of the coronavirus...
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Puerto Rico: Puerto Rico Agencies Issue Guidance Clarifying Executive Order on COVID-19 Shutdown and Curfew Measures - Littler Mendelson

In the wake of Governor Wanda Vázquez-Garced's March 15, 2020 Executive Order enacted to facilitate the private and public closings necessary to combat the effects of the coronavirus and control the risk of contagion.
Tags: News, Puerto Rico, Littler Mendelson, Wanda Vázquez Garced, Puerto Rico Agencies Issue Guidance Clarifying


Puerto Ricans are vigilant as coronavirus response, hurricane recovery coincide

"This is the third, and newest, threat or crisis that Puerto Rico faces. So, in my opinion, all options have to be on the table," Erica González of Power 4 Puerto Rico said.
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Puerto Rico: Puerto Rico Working Women's Bill Of Rights Posters Available - Littler Mendelson

All governmental agencies, public corporations, municipalities and private employers in Puerto Rico with two or more employees are required to publish a poste
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Here are the 18 top public relations experts CEOs scramble to hire in a crisis

Companies and high-profile people always seem to be facing new crises, whether due to activist investors, #MeToo issues, bankruptcies, or now, the coronavirus. Bad news travels fast, and employees and consumers demand more of companies and public figures, who in turn call on experts to control the damage. These 18 crisis PR executives identified by Business Insider handled the most cases and most controversial assignments of the past year. They're the people sought out by CEOs and high-profile...
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Trump orders immediate deployment of hospital ship to Los Angeles, anticipating 'hotbed' surge of coronavirus cases in California

President Donald Trump approved the US military's deployment of a Navy hospital ship to Los Angeles to bolster coronavirus response efforts. Trump confirmed that the USNS Mercy, an "incredible" hospital ship that's docked in San Diego, will be "immediately" deploying to the port of Los Angeles within a week. "The projected needs for beds in California is five times more than of Washington," FEMA administrator Peter Gaynor said. "The Mercy will be used to take pressure off of local hospitals, o...
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Brittany Davis Went Missing While on Vacation in Puerto Rico, Her Family & Friends Need Help Finding Her

A South Carolina woman has gone missing and her friends and family want the public to help them find her as they desperately seek answers. A woman who goes by the name Alicia La’Von on Facebook posted on Friday (Mar. 20) that her best friend, Brittany Davis, had gone missing on March 7th, 2020 while vacationing in Puerto Rico. “You guys my friend is #MISSING & has been since 3/7/2020,” Alicia wrote along with a collage of photos, including a missing persons flyer. “We have been friends for over ...
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The Latest: Father of Italy's Patient No. 1 dies

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 299,000 people and killed more than 12,760. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe symptoms are more likely in the elderly or those with existing health problems. More than 91,500 people have recovered so far, mostly in China.TOP OF THE HOUR:—FAA briefly halts flights to NYC-area airports.—Italy's coronavirus deaths, cases continue to rise.—U.S. approves first rapid coronavirus tes...
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Puerto Rico needs medical supplies but faces restrictions

"They are treating people differently at a time when we all need to get essential items like masks, gloves and health items," said Rep. Jenniffer Gonzalez, Puerto Rico's nonvoting member of Congress.
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The Latest: Uzbekistan halting public transportation

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 297,000 people and killed more than 12,750. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe symptoms are more likely in the elderly or those with existing health problems. More than 91,500 people have recovered so far, mostly in China.TOP OF THE HOUR:—FAA briefly halts flights to NYC-area airports.—Italy's coronavirus deaths, cases continue to rise.—U.S. approves first rapid coronavirus tes...
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Elon Musk says Tesla will make ventilators in case of a shortage caused by the coronavirus — here are all the other humanitarian crises he's tried to fix (TSLA)

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk doesn't shy away from a crisis.  The billionaire has offered his help on everything from supplying power to Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria to creating materials for affordable housing.  He's also trying to solve more existential problems like climate change and colonizing outer space.  Now, he's offering to make ventilators in case of a shortage due to the coronavirus outbreak.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Elon Musk has courted con...
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The Latest: Member of Pence's staff tests positive for virus

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 246, 000 people and killed more than 10,000. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe symptoms are more likely in the elderly or those with existing health problems. More than 86,000 people have recovered so far, mostly in China.TOP OF THE HOUR:— Member of VP Mike Pence's staff tests positive for coronavirus— Washington state reports 8 new coronavirus deaths— Association of Public He...
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Infections: State-by-state breakdown of US cases

The first US case of the coronavirus was reported in January -- a Washington state man who had recently returned from China. Almost two months later, the country has recorded more than 8,700 cases in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia.
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Whicker: Roger Mayweather, the original Mamba, was just as outspoken and lethal

Back when Kobe Bryant was dunking on 3-foot rims, Roger Mayweather was watching a nature special on TV and learning about the black mamba. When the snake strikes, there’s no need to count to 10. Mayweather liked that, so he became the original “Black Mamba.” His nickname would be upstaged, and so would his own surname, because nephew Floyd Mayweather Jr. came along to go 50-0. But in the ’80s, Roger brought honesty into the ring, the kind that reverberated all the way to Tuesday, when, at 58, he...
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US coronavirus live: Trump closing Canada border for 'non-essential traffic'

Biden sweeps key primariesSanders pressured to exit in push for unity against virus and TrumpClosures and confusion as US voters go to the pollsSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contributionSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.27pm GMT The Guardian’s Nina Lakhani reports:Puerto Rico has requested US authorities suspend national and international flights for two weeks - in a last ditch effort to lock down the carribean island and prevent localized spread of Covid-19. 6.18p...
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Measures: States with most drastic restrictions

Coronavirus cases have now surpassed more than 5,300 in the 50 states, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia, and some officials say the US could end up with a count as high as hard-hit Italy if it doesn't make dramatic changes to the way Americans live, work and play.
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Some Ask a Taboo Question: Is America Overreacting to Coronavirus?

As an America desperate to stem the coronavirus outbreak put in place sweeping restrictions last week on every facet of public life, the University of Wyoming economist Linda Thunstrom asked what felt like a taboo question: "Are we overreacting?''It helped that Thunstrom was in her kitchen, drinking coffee with her husband, Jason Shogren, a fellow economist who studies how much Americans are willing to pay to reduce risk of threats like terrorism, food-borne illness and climate change.Ca...
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José Andrés community kitchens

Following the devastating earthquakes in Haiti in 2010, chef José Andrés founded World Central Kitchen, which operated on a radical notion: The organization’s team of chefs would feed as many hungry people as possible for free, with no wish for compensation, reward, or fame. Since then, Andrés and World Central Kitchen have set up mobile kitchens in Puerto Rico and flown to Houston in the aftermath of mass flooding to feed pasta and red sauce to the displaced from ingredients he bought at Tar...
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Breakdown: This is the only state without a reported case

The first US case of the coronavirus was reported in January -- a Washington state man who had recently returned from China. Almost two months later, the country has recorded at least 4,475 cases in 49 states, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia.
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Cruise ships stranded after countries adopt virus measures

New measures to seal off borders to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus have left cruise ships stranded in the Caribbean, South America and Europe, with local governments denying permission to disembark as more cases of infected passengers have come to light. Two cruise ships have been turned away from several Caribbean ports, and at least one by Spain, after passengers fell ill with COVID-19. Two other vessels have rerouted to Miami after they were turned away from their home port in P...
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3 Indie Pics Starring Oscar Isaac, Andrea Riseborough & Megan Fox All Halted

3 Indie Pics Starring Oscar Isaac, Andrea Riseborough & Megan Fox All Halted Deadline is reporting that indie projects The Card Counter, Geechee, and Midnight in the Switchgrass have all halted production amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Written and directed by Paul Schrader, The Card Counter has postponed its shoot in Biloxi, Mississippi, five days ahead of wrapping production. The movie stars Oscar Isaac, Willem Dafoe, Tye Sheridan, and Tiffany Haddish. The drama follows William Te...
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State-by-state breakdown of US cases

The first US case of the coronavirus was reported in January -- a Washington state man who had recently returned from China. A little more than a month later, the country has reported at least 2,216 cases in 49 states, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia.
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'I literally cried': parents grapple with impact of US school closures

New York City schools close until at least 20 April affecting families who desperately need schools for childcare and as a source of foodThe closure of New York City public schools until at least 20 April due to the coronavirus outbreak, announced on Sunday, has underscored difficulties faced by millions of parents across the entire US.While many recognize that Covid-19 needs to be controlled, parents and advocates find themselves not only grappling with daytime childcare challenges but worrying...
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90 US cities and states suspend water shutoffs to tackle coronavirus pandemic

But just one in five water departments have agreed to reconnect household currently without running water * Trump’s testing failures pave way to disaster, experts say * Coronavirus outbreak – live updatesAlmost 90 cities and states across the US have suspended water shutoffs for residents unable to afford their bills, as local leaders scramble to tackle the complex public health threats posed by the coronavirus pandemic.There is no vaccine or treatment for coronavirus, also known as Covid-19. ...
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