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and then depth examination into preventative policing pre-crime on al-jazeera play an important role ringback. increasing desperation across latin america protests by the poor and unemployed migrants sleeping on the streets as coronavirus casualties mount. but on a cloud bases out there a line from the home also coming up. new york's governor welcomes traders back to the stock market fall for the 1st time in months. russia says it backs an immediate
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cease fire in libya and once talked to unite those in charge. he was the man known as the king of gambling stanley ho has died at the age of 98. so there is growing anger as countries in the new hot spot of the coronavirus pandemic struggle to cope with the outbreak poor people across latin america say they're the ones who are suffering the most from lock downs and from spending cuts and it's leading to protests throughout the region alexia brown begins our coverage . and they quit or they marched in defiance of the lockdown angry of the government cuts to jobs and salaries brought in to tackle the pandemic. the mayor of the capital quito had asked the crowds to stay home because of the risk of construction but these protesters believe the stakes are too high there. we have no fear of
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contagion on the contrary we were afraid of the hunger that our comrades and hundreds of family members who live jobless will go through. this anger to intially where demonstrators have pleaded for help saying they don't have enough food. this is not legal but it's the only way to make them listen to us to protest and to create barricades chile's president sebastian pinera has warned the health system is reaching its limits there's been a rapid increase in infections in recent days with a new field hospital opened to help ease the strain on facilities. hospitals in brazil are also overwhelmed it's the 2nd worst affected country in the world with about 375000 cases and in this ward in rio de janeiro patients shared a room for hours with someone who died from the virus staff say they were too busy trying to save lives to move the body also users into a lot of we have double the patients and half of the team and that happens in 90
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percent of the health units and hospitals and clinics with that overload the quality of the service is inefficient and causes physical and psychological problems to the health care workers on monday the daily coronavirus death toll in brazil who exceeded that of the united states for the 1st time with 807 deaths recorded in 24 hours from a virus president diable so narrow has described as a little flu the pandemic is ravaging latin america's poorest and entire low income neighborhood on the outskirts of the argentinian capital one osiris is now in isolation after dozens of cases were confirmed to their aid parcels are being delivered but some residents say they're already going hungry. and in the bolivian city of trinidad grave data is a working overtime more evidence of this pandemics devastating impact on communities around the world. brian al-jazeera or human rights watch is warning the
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collapse of the health care system in venezuela could make the pandemic worse across the region years of economic and political turmoil of the millions of venezuelans to seek refuge elsewhere more than 5000000 who fled in the past 6 years hundreds of thousands have no legal documentation it is latin america's largest refugee crisis in recent history most of travel to colombia to peru to chile ecuador and to brazil and some have headed to the caribbean european nations are hosting a pledging conference asking for money to help venezuelan refugees in the region is get more of this from latin america and it's a human and he said clearly something needs to be done because as ever it's the poorest hit the hardest and that's playing out in latin america it certainly is that at this hour the donors conference that you just mentioned is still under way with european nations and international lending institutions taking
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part as well as the presidents of peru ecuador and colombia the countries that have the largest number of venezuela and migrants we understand that up to $2000000000.00 is the aim and that they're getting pretty close to that now and they're going to need every single penny another large number of venezuelans are right here in chile thousands and thousands of them as in other countries have been left without jobs because of the pandemic with no place to live they can't pay for rent and there are in the case here many of them are now living in the tents that you see behind me on the street that leads to the venezuelan consulate and the reason why they have been sleeping out here in the cold for weeks and weeks is because they're trying to pressure the government of president nicolas maduro to help them get home. john kind of shows us where he's been camped for weeks with his wife in sydney in the little daughter outside of the colombian consulate in santiago along with dozens of other families they pass the time and
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the cold as best they can waiting for help from the government settlement that will break. this is precarious the way our politicians count on us for votes we need now to count on them to bring us home. but not far away peruvian migrants testart temperature before allowing us in to see their open air camp outside proves consulate they too want help to return home because the pandemic has less than jobless and destitute much of freedom it's freezing there are no bathrooms we sleep on cold cement but by far the largest number of foreigners who have lost their livelihoods other than his whalen's who make of chile's newest and largest migrant community. for 2 months hundreds of men women and children have been living like this outside of the consulate. in the pandemic started president nicolas maduro sent airplanes to repatriate those who wanted to leak but now the doors of the
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consulate are shut right now we have a. we have nothing left anymore we're living from charity and getting desperate and not to be from our government we are undocumented and we can't ask chile for help. the u.n. special representative for the news whaling migrants and refugees system of government is laying out conditions for people to return one is a quarantine period at the border and the other is more on longer lines of. more. of the investigation who east coming back. well. the true nations richard that you believe is going down be a number of people that they're allowing back in yes yes. every day more people arrive at the camp trying to find comfort in numbers around the corner the venezuelans are beginning to be tested now for coronavirus either way
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a group of them we understand will be placed in quarantine so that they will be ready if and when venezuela's government sends an airplane to get them but the real question is what will happen to them once they get older. they tell us they know that the economic insanity situation in venezuela is worse than in chile but to argue that if they have to die of coronavirus or hunger rather it be in their country of birth close to their families in not in a faraway strange land. and nick we have confirmed that some of those on his way lands that you've just seen have tested positive took over 19 including a 2 month old baby and i suppose it's not too surprising because the infection rate here in chile just goes up all the time yesterday it was the highest yet $5000.00 people which is even more than at the at the peak of the infections in spain for example so it is worrying worrisome but the death rate remains relatively low
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unlike in brazil which you mentioned earlier and brazil is seeing the deaths multiplied by the day all the way from rio de janeiro and sao paolo the most populated cities to the amazonia region so it is the hospitals are overflowing so as cemeteries and the only response so far really are the only initiatives so far from president jalal so narrow is to promote the use of hydroxide chlorine which is this anti-malaria drug which has not been tested in which yesterday the w.h.o. warrant should not be used at all because it can have very devastating even fatal side effects lucier thanks very much for the picture across much of a murderer. well the number of 1000 deaths in the united states is nearing 100000 states continue to reopen their economies the trump white house plans to buy 100000000 testing swabs and vials by the end of the it to distribute to the states and let's wait now to our white house correspondent kimberly how could he joins us
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now from washington d.c. and kimberly 100000 it's a grim milestone and not something the president would want to focus on. no and clearly that is something that he's trying not to focus on instead he has been criticized repeatedly for the fact that as the united states approaches that deaths of 100000 mark or that he spent the weekend playing golf and also spending a lot of time on twitter railing at some of his political foes he has attacked president obama a former democratic presidential nominee hillary clinton even the current presumptive nominee joe biden but what's really catching people's attention is his accusation that one of his political foes may have committed a felony at least that's what the u.s. president is insinuating against former republican congressman turned m.s. n.b.c. anchor joe scarborough now when joe scarborough was a congresswoman or rather congressman there was a woman
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a congressional staffer who died well working in his offices the police ruled this an accidental death but the u.s. president has intimated on twitter that this may be suspicious even suggesting that the so-called cold cases he's calling it should be reopened now the widower of this victim has written to twitter in an open letter requesting that the u.s. president be removed from this platform or at least his tweets be removed twitter so far saying that it will not do that but many people wondering why the u.s. president would be focusing so slowly on one particular death when he's presiding over soon to be the deaths of 100000 people under covert 19 nato arguably thanks very much it can be talk of the white house. now russia says it backs an immediate cease fire and talks to form a united governing body in libya that's after the u.s.
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accused russia of deploying more fighter jets to help the libyan warlord liefer have to in his attempt to topple the un recognized government in tripoli has been a major withdrawal of mercenaries from southern tripoli many of whom russian government says its forces found large amounts of ammunition left behind by the mystery's who have been fighting on behalf of half that amount 'd is a professor of political science at the university of texas and in san antonio and he says neither russia nor turkey have any real interest in pulling out of libya. last week the russians and so got together and they said they want to they want to draw on libya but then they won't do that they have too much to say it's it's a 0 sum game they were they needed the russians nor the turks a willing to give up their gains in libya nor the egyptians either and so and so and i'll show you that if if those forces loses a lot a lot more in tripoli you wouldn't want egypt intervening in that will it's
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a catastrophe talk is cheap but ultimately what would be what is what is the reality on the ground that they might withdraw their forces but then there are the military moves you had were still going to get come to have to one way or another director mueller through or through or through egypt also some of the other other source doesn't doesn't doesn't really matter a lot of talk but there is jewish and the round is going to be all out on the run between libyans and that's it what you will see the vision of libya is then with but then you would have another problem and the problem is the west is no good and out he's got to hold hold on to the oil and the oil is not in the in the center libya is in the east it's but it's by those that don't make you know going to give it up and so this war is going to end is going to continue for another look at the 20 is. still ahead herron al-jazeera why the latest strategy to fight crime has triggered a controversy in the u.s. city of baltimore. at
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a cautionary call from hong kong's leader to protesters of those plans new security law i just have a question. of . how i was still got some other lively showers into southern parts of china at the moment of sad a cloud around here that will come and go over the next couple of days of course and that's the safe. right the mayu front still a fair amount of plant into japan is still a few showers here is to go on through wednesday to mash and in fact as we go on into thursday it's largely fine and dry as a woman sunshine coming through pleasant 26 degrees celsius to the twenty's there into the korean peninsula so with 23 wanted to shout to the north that 32 full. hours they are outstanding into southern parts of china at this day's usual showers across much of southeast asia still some lively ones into java saying some a wet
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a weather for a time every showers that soon to borneo and we can follow the showers right up into thailand and across the andaman sea we're now starting to see the 1st signs of the summer rains the southwest the monsoon starts to push in through here those showers will ease their way up toward some myanmar as we go through the next couple of days still squeezing out so the last few drops a very heavy rain from troubles poem still rather wet into bangladesh the fall northeast of in the northern and western parts of india is hot and dry. but. i can bring your people back to life from start. dates on the back student al-jazeera documentaries in a little while as the full bloods and no money like any other student green line
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continues with spirit trying to do stories that have impact on society i testify in the court of law to make sure that the bad guys i put behind bans so many people have gone to jail as a result of my wing rewind on al-jazeera. again you're watching. top stories this hour and there is growing anger across latin america which is struggling to cope with the scale of the coronavirus pandemic and the protests throughout the region saying that they are the ones suffering the most from spending cuts. there's a warning the collapse of the health care system in venezuela could make the
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pandemic across a lot of american public health experts people forced to seek treatment in other countries could increase the spread of the virus. russia says it bangs an immediate cease fire to full. body in libya itself to the u.s. cues russia's deploy more fighter jets to help the libyan war and for have to in his attempt to topple the u.n. recognize government. traders have returned to the floor of the new york stock exchange for the 1st time since mid march as lock down restrictions continue to be lifted. yes a limited number of traders all are allowed on the floor they must wear u.s. investors optimistic about an economic recovery with stocks at the highest level in nearly 3 months let's go straightaway to gabriel is on who joins us live from new york stock exchange back in business but is it back to normal. not really i mean there is some symbolic significance to this in the sense that
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a limited number of traders are allowed back on the floor as you mentioned. first time in over 2 months since this stock exchange has closed it was closed the trading floor for the 1st time in its nearly 120 year history so it's highly significant even during 911 and world war 2 the stock exchange closed briefly but not to this extent so the fact that it is opening up is significant. someway but the trading floor had been going on in the trading and been going off the stock exchange electronically for many years now but this is a symbolic. message if you will that there are some traders back on the floor now finally again resuming the business of trading on the new york city new york stock exchange and it is obviously also important as the u.s. starts to reopen its economy again and get things going it's important that new york is for that because this is the engine that drives the u.s.
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economy in many ways so a lot of people very hopeful that this is a sign that this will be the opening stage of perhaps the u.s. economy coming back right yes what about the engine that is new york city any thoughts when things could reopen the. yet still pretty much locked down new york city parts of new york state have begun reopening in the 1st stage but new york city critically has not reopened yet the mayor said that it could be as early as june however the governor who has a lot of say in this is not speculating on that he says it simply has to come down to when new york city meets certain thresholds in terms of coronavirus datsun and infection rates and the city has not done that new york city is more complicated than any other city in america because nearly 2000000 people come into new york city every day to go to work taking public transport and sort so when the
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city reopens it's going to be a very very slow process i will say though that the governor of new york just held a press conference and there are some very encouraging signs statewide only 200 new copiable infections in this state that's the lowest level in weeks and also only 73 deaths in new york in the last 24 hours that is also the lowest since mid march when that pandemic really hit new york so the numbers are looking very good in terms of new york city don't expect it to reopen any time in the next few weeks or again thanks very much rivers on the. well starting with the united states in the city of baltimore is deploy a controversial method of surveillance that was developed for use in iraq camera equipped planes will take to the skies to help fight crime could have significant consequences for the rest of the country as practical hain explains. when many people think of the u.s. city of baltimore they picture this block after block of rundown homes litter crime
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. this is the city with the 2nd highest murder rate in the country just last year 348 people were murdered on the streets good afternoon everybody community activist joyce jones is talking to a local radio station to sell people what she sees as a possible solution. one that takes a very different view of baltimore from above 3 planes flying 12 hours a day over most of the city filled with cameras tracing everyone's movements the pictures stored for $45.00 days and if there's a violent crime police can go back and retrace the steps of everyone nearby people are free to speak out. the community so with support program will ill be v 8 bills. witnesses that are free to speak because the cameras speak for themselves activist dave on love
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disagrees saying recently she is a. police officer. that level. one possibly. because of the war on the black male the baltimore police do have a troubled history black lives matter because i killed them black people this is bush's death or freddie gray in police custody sparked widespread riots in the city in 2015 not long after the police started the aerial surveillance program in secret when it was discovered activists sued to stop it but a judge recently ordered the flights could resume air appealing the decision still the baltimore police commissioner believes it will be held up in the courts the city already uses cameras on street corners and microphones to pick up the sound of gunshots there is no expectation of privacy in public on a public street on
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a sound law and so it can't film inside of private places are beyond walls the cost of the program will be more than $3.00 and a half $1000000.00 over 6 months it has been paid for by a texas billionaire and if it's deemed a success it's likely it could spread to other u.s. cities a program designed to protect american soldiers at war overseas turned it on its citizens at home patty calling al-jazeera. human rights watch is calling for an investigation into the burning of 200 homes and buildings and men must read one thing a new satellite imagery shows evidence of which advocates say it was probably an awful time of fighting between the me and my military and ethnic iraqi army has resulted in a number of civilian deaths and destroyed homes hong kong's leader is trying to ease fears about beijing's planned new security tarin i'm has appealed for people to wait for the details and promises the legislation will not trample on hong
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kong's rights and freedoms protesters say their proposals will spell the end of the current one country 2 systems arrangement of governing. we are very free society is sort of all the time being people have this freedom to say whatever they want to say but ultimately what is to be provided in this piece of legislation is for or of us to see in order to be assured that hong kong freedoms will be perceived and hong kong vibrancy and a core values in terms of the rule of law the independence of a tradition the rare various rights and freedoms enjoyed by people will continue to be there or cloudier moas pro-democracy member of hong kong's legislative council and she says young people will keep fighting for the future it's a very heartbreaking trend in hong kong technically we. say no to anything because if you say oh this new low is nicholas unconstitutional that's
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what some of our legal experts here are saying but then it's a genius so this is the constitution so what are you challenging then who are you trying to challenge right and we knew taking to the streets and seeing the young getting getting all beaten up and and arrested and that sort of protest just may not be very sustainable but then the young a flight into their future it's a very future and people in my generation i'm engaged in. what we can we should at truth at least and show some understanding and so we're going to have a very unsettling. spain has declared a 10 day mourning period to remember nearly 30000 people who died there during the pandemic flags will be lowered across the country from wednesday in honor of the dead the period will end with an official memorial ceremony. a junior
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minister in the ne in the u.k. has quit a with a controversy surrounding top advisor dominic cummings cross-country trip during the crate of ours lock down the prime minister brian johnson well he defended cummings used to 5 cools to quit or to apologize if barca has more now from london . it's been a really untimely distraction for the government when it's trying to set its sights on easing restrictions something that was hoping to do on the 1st of june on the words but there's a tremendous amount of anger still directed towards dominic cummings despite his lengthy explanation in the garden of number 10 downing street on monday many feel that he he spotted a detail in the small print of regulations that justified his several 100 kilometer mile a kilometer trip to the north east of england at the height of restrictions in march and many feel that there is a rule for the political elite and there's a role for other people earn as results there's been
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a tremendous fall out not just from opposition m.p.'s but also from m.p.'s within the ruling conservative party who continue to pile the pressure on the prime minister to force a resignation from dominic cummings or to sack him and we've seen already in protests one junior conservative minister resign that minister is a conservative m.p. in scotland we have a clearly seeing m.p. some across the political divide talking to each other because so many coming this is a divisive figure going back several years he was the chief architect of the vote leave campaign he polarizes opinions when it comes to his style and his politics but the focus now is very much on what the country should do next however the prime minister's own ratings have been dented significantly over the past few days only 2 weeks ago according to one poll his popularity rating was in the early twenty's according to the same poll now after defending dominic cummings it stands at minus
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2. french president emanuel macron has announced an investment fund worth more than $8000000000.00 to support his country's auto industry these acts are employed hundreds of thousands of people with around 30 factories across the country macro says sultan of us and electric cars will be the focus off of the corona virus crisis. now the man known as the king of gambling has died at the age of 98 stanley transformed macau into the world's largest gambling help overtaking las vegas of its oregon beatles back at his life. this is stanley hope carrying the olympic torch through macau on its way to beijing for the 2008 summit games he was one of a group of v.i.p.'s chosen to represent the city but his legacy stands out from all the others he built a gaming empire in macau form a portuguese colony that went on to surpass last vegas is the world's gambling
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capital in the process he became one of asia's wealthiest men with an estimated personal fortune of more than $6000000000.00. was married 4 times and had 17 children some of them announced his death age 98 in hong kong. i. am back. with. my. parents. who was born in 1921 into one of hong kong's most powerful families but they left for macau when japan invaded during world war 2 homemade money smuggling food and luxury goods into china bought he made his fortune through gambling he held my cows only gaming license for 4 decades until
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the chinese government did reduced foreign investors in 2002 u.s. regulators said whoa was linked to triads or criminal gangs allegations ho denied casino results account behalf of macau total revenue each year but despite or perhaps because of making his fortune through the gaming industry always advised his family and friends against gambling. this is a desert these are the top stories and the world health organization says now is not the time to ease restrictions across the americas as it says the region is the new at the center of covert 19 days growing anger across latin america which is struggling to cope with the scale of the pandemic i think protests throughout the region for people saying they're the ones suffering the most from what counts and spending cuts. is a warning the collapse of the health care system in venezuela could make the
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pandemic worse across latin america public health experts say if people are forced to seek treatment in other countries it could increase the spread of the virus a lot in america to see and human has more from chile's capital of santiago at this hour the donors conference that you just mentioned is still under way with european nations and international lending institutions taking part as well as the presidents of peru ecuador and colombia the countries that have the largest number of venezuelan migrants we understand that up to $2000000000.00 is the aim and that they're getting pretty close to that now and they're going to need every single penny russia says it backs an immediate cease fire and talks to form a united governing body in libya itself to the u.s. accused russia of deploying more fighter jets to help the libyan warlord have to in his attempt to topple the un recognized government in tripoli
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a limited number of traders have returned to the floor of the new york stock exchange for the 1st time since mid march has looked on instructions continue to be lifted u.s. investors they're optimistic about an economic recovery with stocks at the highest level in nearly 3 months she went to rights watch is calling for an investigation into the burning of 200 homes and buildings and 1000000 miles for a kind state new satellite imagery shows evidence of the fires which advocates say is likely to be an attack. i'll call these leaders trying to ease fears about beijing's plan you security law has appealed for people to wait for the details and promises the legislation will not trample on hong kong's rights and freedoms the protesters say the proposals will spell the end of the current one country 2 systems arrangement of governing. state headlines get more news here now it's there right off to rewind.
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