For Sergio Meruvia, a 15-year-old student in Bolivia, staying up to date with school means selling hand sanitizer on the street to help pay for the expensive internet services his family now needs to continue his classes.
Lionel Lopez grimaces as he looks at the stagnant green water in the bottom of the pool at his hotel in Senegal’s Saloum Delta. He drained it after the global pandemic closed borders, bringing West Africa’s tourism industry to a standstill in mid-March.
As the world commemorates World Press Freedom Day, the spotlight has been on the extensive work done by journalists from across the globe who have been reporting on the COVID-19 outbreak and how this pandemic has altered the way of reporting.
The International Mother Language Day is aimed at creating awareness and appreciation for cultural and linguistic diversity around the world.