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Cornwall tourism fears huge loss of money due to COVID-19 pandemic

2 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

The tourism industry in Cornwall fears a huge loss of money and business due to the coronavirus pandemic. The travel restrictions and border closures that have been undertaken as measures to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus had adverse effects on numerous tourism businesses. Cornwall has always attracted tourists and the tourism sector has largely contributed to its economy. However, with the coronavirus outbreak, the scenario has been different.
Kim Conchie, CEO, Cornwall Chamber of Commerce said in a statement that the probability of some businesses surviving the summer season is...
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The mayor of coronavirus-plagued New Orleans took a shot at Trump, saying the city would have canceled Mardi Gras if the federal government had taken the outbreak seriously

The mayor of coronavirus-plagued New Orleans took a shot at Trump, saying the city would have canceled Mardi Gras if the federal government had taken the outbreak seriously

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell defended her decision not to cancel the city's Mardi Gras festivities earlier this year, when the coronavirus had already been ravaging the US.
She told CNN that if the outbreak had been taken seriously on the federal level at the time, they would have called off the event.
"When it's not taken seriously on the federal level, it's very difficult to transcend down to the local level in making these decisions," Cantrell said, adding that the federal response "backed up by the response of our national leader."
Louisiana has grown to be...
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UK police officers are using drones to 'lockdown shame' people for walking their dogs in remote areas during the coronavirus outbreak

UK police officers are using drones to 'lockdown shame' people for walking their dogs in remote areas during the coronavirus outbreak

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Derbyshire Police
Police officers are using drones to lockdown-shame Brits into staying at home.
Police forces in remote parts of the UK have set up roadblocks to discourage people from walking in the country's national parks.
Derbyshire Police posted drone footage of people walking their dogs in the Peak District National Park and labeled it "not essential."
The footage sparked a furious backlash from Brits who have been told by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson that daily exercise is allowed.
Under emergency legislation passed this week officers can impose fines of £60 with courts able to...
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Mexican protesters hold 'stay at home' signs on the border with the US over fear of the coronavirus outbreak

Mexican protesters hold 'stay at home' signs on the border with the US over fear of the coronavirus outbreak

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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Around half a dozen protesters blocked the Mexico-bound lanes of a border crossing over fears those coming from the US could spread the coronavirus, several news agencies reported.
The group, called Sonorans for Health and Life, is demanding medical exams for those going into Mexico from the US.
They're critical of the Mexican government's response to the pandemic.
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Mexican protesters blocked Mexico-bound lanes on one part of the border to stop United States travelers from entering their country and...
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