WEDNESDAY 6/23 (from 01/11/21)
One of the first announcements made by the Biden State Department was its determination to get to the bottom of the apparent hi-tech attacks on US diplomats and spies in Cuba, China and Russia. As Ana Swanson of the NY Times told us back in January, just before the Trump Era ended, those Americans hit by mysterious symptoms while serving their country abroad had been effectively abandoned by their boss, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Anthony, NM is one of the poorest towns in one of the poorest states in America. All the consequences of that were magnified by the Covid-19 pandemic and the non-responses of the state of Texas, halfway down Main Street and Mexico, whose border is just 24 miles away. Rescue from catastrophe, Alicia Inez Guzman reported for Searchlight NM, require a lot of Do It Yourself. Bringing testing and then vaccination to this remote desert community was just the beginning. Next, distributing food and assuring shelter.