2020-05-15 16:40:14

U.S. Deports COVID-19 Positive Immigrants to Haiti & Guatemala

The United States continues to deport thousands of immigrants during the coronavirus pandemic, causing a dangerous spread of COVID-19 to Central America and the Caribbean.

Democracy Now! speaks with Haitian American novelist Edwidge Danticat, who says “U.S. deportations to Haiti during coronavirus pandemic are 'unconscionable,'” and go to Guatemala City for an update from reporter José Alejandro García Escobar.

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