US evacuees freed from coronavirus quarantine, but face shunning and discrimination by fellow Americans

Arrival of first batch of 195 US citizens from Wuhan stoked fears they would spread disease, despite none of them testing positive for Covid-19 Personnel from base where evacuees were housed were denied housing, and their children were treated badly at school Nearly 200 people evacuated from China because of the coronavirus outbreak were released […]

China Is Erasing Tributes to Coronavirus Whistleblower Doctor Li Wenliang

The Chinese government has attempted to eradicate an unprecedented outpouring of grief and anger following the death of Li Wenliang, the doctor who tried to warn the world about the growing threat from the coronavirus outbreak. In the hours after Li’s death from coronavirus was confirmed Thursday, Chinese citizens staged a rare collective protest online criticizing […]

Jamaica’s Tsunami Update

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (OdPEM) predicts Kingston may experience Tsunami waves reaching 0.3-1 meter or 3 feet above tide level. Please observe the relevant safety procedures during this time. I will post additional updates on Jamaica’s Tsunami watch as they are made available.