One America News Network

One America News Network 22 May 2020

More than 1.2K religious leaders in Calif. to reopen churches on May 31


1,200 Religious leaders in California are reopening their churches on May 31 despite lockdown restrictions. One America's Sani Unutoa reports.

People in some of Argentina's poorest neighbourhoods are demanding government help to stop the spread of the coronavirus through their communities.
There are more than 1,000 confirmed cases in the Villa 31 slum in Buenos Aires, which is overcrowded and lacks running water.

Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Buenos Aires.

Israeli police took more than 300 people into custody, Tuesday, May 12, in an attempt to control the crowds violating coronavirus restrictions by assembling at a religious site.

Hundreds of Orthodox Jews showed up at Mount Meron to observe the holiday of Lag B'Ober, despite police regulations against gatherings of more than 20 people.

Lag B'Ober celebrations typically are marked with crowds, dancing and the lighting of bonfires, often at the tomb of a prominent rabbi on Mount Meron.

Israel has 16,539 confirmed coronavirus cases as of Wednesday and 262 deaths. (AP)
Canadians CĂ©line Dion and P.K. Subban will be among more than 100 celebrities to join in a live streaming event to fundraise for the fight against COVID-19. The event has attracted big names from Billie Eilish to Andrea Bocelli.
The prime minister has set out plans for shops and some other businesses to reopen in England.

Outdoor markets and car showrooms will be able to open from June 1st if it's safe to do so, with most shops following suit on June 15th.

As the lockdown in England starts to be relaxed, more people will be using public transport and returning to work. With the changes come new challenges and potential risks of infection from coronavirus.

Huw Edwards presents BBC News at Ten reports from Business Correspondent Katie Prescott and Science Editor David Shukman.

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