Tag Archives: border

Locals fuming over closed border

A late-night, last minute decision to close South Australia’s border with Greater Melbourne at midnight on Thursday has infuriated residents, who have labelled the move “ridiculous” and “paranoid”. The announcement to close the border from 12.01am Thursday was made about 9pm on Wednesday, giving those in the wrong state just three hours to get home,… Read More »

State poised to shut border to Melbourne

South Australia says it is likely to close its border with greater Melbourne at midnight, but authorities are waiting on more information before making a final decision. Under the “intended” changes, travellers from greater Melbourne will no longer be allowed to enter SA unless they are a returning resident, are genuinely relocating or are essential… Read More »

How state border restrictions impact NSW

WHERE NSW RESIDENTS CAN TRAVEL AROUND AUSTRALIA FROM 1AM SATURDAY, AUGUST 1 VICTORIA: Permits apply for some border residents; NSW residents returning from Victoria must self-isolate for 14 days QUEENSLAND: All but those in the Greater Sydney area allowed SOUTH AUSTRALIA: Essential border-community travellers can travel 50km into SA. All other arrivals must quarantine for… Read More »

Normalcy returns to Guatemala-Mexico border after latest migrant caravan

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico — From the roadside stand where his family sells mole, barbecue and chicken stew, Miguel Ángel Vázquez has seen all the caravans of Central American migrants and asylum seekers stream past his front door in recent years, throngs of people driven to flee poverty and violence in hopes of a better life… Read More »

Trump administration agrees to independent investigation of health conditions for children at border facilities

The pediatrician, Dr. Paul Wise, toured detention centers at the border last summer and was critical of the conditions there, according to a Stanford publication. In that interview, Wise described how migrant children are kept in a “kind of cage-like” processing center. “From there, they get moved to a different processing center, which is kind… Read More »

Democrats clash on healthcare, border in scrappy first U.S. presidential debate

MIAMI (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contenders battled over healthcare coverage and border policy on Wednesday during a surprisingly heated first debate that laid bare the party’s divisions on whether to abolish private insurance and shift to a Medicare-for-All system. In the first round of back-to-back debates, several of the lesser-known candidates vied for attention in… Read More »