The land came under various ownerships dating back to the time of the Spanish explorers, followed by the Mexican control of early California. The earliest white visitors to the area were rough and ready types such as the gold miners leaving the mining operations of the gold rush days. They would camp in the area and partake of what was believed to be the health giving properties of the spring waters.
State officials also had to file a waiver with the federal government, which mandates annual testing in grades 3 to 8 and at least one grade in high school. However, President Trump last month suspended those requirements for states that expressed interest, and Massachusetts’ request received approval. His lack of transparency frustrated teacher unions, parents, and other critics of standardized testing, who urged Riley to publicly state his position..
The First Nations University of Canada was hit with accusations of financial wrongdoing. The provincial and federal governments then pulled millions of dollars in funding from the university, while students and staff protested, saying FNUC and government officials were jeopardizing their education. Short term funding was given to FNUC, but only after the old board of governors was replaced.
Best known for its beaches, sunshine, and cliff divers, Acapulco is fast becoming a hotspot for Mexico’s escalating COVID 19 outbreak. They said only seven were available on Wednesday in the city of nearly one million people.About 30 more beds are being equipped after Mexico’s president singled out the city during a news conference on Wednesday.Related Video: Coronavirus Could Cost Mexico a Million Jobs”There’s one place, the only place, Acapulco, where we need to pay very close attention and amplify the hospital capacity right away,” said President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.The sunkissed beach destination, already hobbled by gangland violence that has driven away international tourists in recent years, has 820 confirmed coronavirus cases and a death toll of 69, according to official data, up sharply in the last week. The true totals are likely much higher and one model indicates the outbreak could potentially peak in June.In an Acapulco cemetery, there are rows of open graves.The local government has ordered the digging of 300 new individual graves for poor victims of COVID 19, it said in a statement on Tuesday.The government has told people to practise social distancing and avoid large gatherings, but police have been called to break up parties, and locals continue to shop.”What’s going on with my town? Why are the markets jam packed and people don’t understand there aren’t enough hospitals?” said Mayor Adela Roman a few days ago, choking back tears.Many COVID 19 patients have had to wait up to five hours to be admitted to hospital, according to a Red Cross paramedic who spoke on condition of anonymity.”Some are dying in our ambulances” before entering the hospital, the paramedic said.”Acapulco’s health system has collapsed.”(Reporting by Uriel Sanchez; Writing by David Alire Garcia; Editing by Rosalba O’Brien)The Canadian PressRetaliation after Meng ruling and Trump on Twitter; In The News for May 28In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day.