The economic fallout of the novel coronavirus pandemic will have wide-ranging consequences. In Southeast Asia, some fear it will increase trafficking and forced labor. Iraqi protesters are regrouping, even as the pandemic has hampered street demonstrations. And for many immigrants' families worldwide, remittences are a lifeline. Those payments are expected to plummet. A frozen pass in Norway holds secrets of the Viking era. Plus, this sourdough library is a quarantine baker's dream.
In normal times, millions of small financial transactions take place daily worldwide when immigrants wire a portion of their earnings to loved ones back home. This year, the economic crisis is wrecking that cash flow.
Former Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders had been a hugely popular candidate among young people and Latinos. Recent polls suggest Latino voters are not confident Biden is the right person for the job — at least, not yet.
More than a month after the coronavirus pandemic shut down US universities, international students continue to face uncertainty over what the coming school year will look like — some aren't sure if they would be able to come back to campus. What kind of financial hit could US universities expect if there's a drop in enrollment among international students?
Professor Erika Lee speaks with The World's Marco Werman about how the US has responded with changes to immigration policy and increased xenophobia during times of war, economic hardship and disease throughout history.
Two novels published in English this spring show the broad landscape of Mexican literature today.
Until coronavirus hit, one Texas teen says he was primarily concerned with the cost of college and student loans. Now, he's far more worried about the US economy and job insecurity — especially as the November presidential nears.
Pioneering radio broadcaster Gil Bailey, known as the Godfather of Reggae Radio, died Monday of COVID-19.
There’s a massive effort underway to help thousands of Indians on visas in the US who can’t return to India.
Some 1,600 nurses in Ontario cross the border every day to work in the US, but the pandemic could change that. As the number of novel coronavirus cases grows in Michigan, some officials in Ontario are calling for restrictions on where these nurses can work.