VIDEO: El Salvador police parade quarantine breakers through the streets

El Salvador has been quite proactive during the coronavirus crisis. Three weeks ago they prevented visitors from high risk countries from coming to El Salvador. They took temperatures of all visitors and they cleaned the entire international airport from top to bottom. Days later, they declared a national emergency even though there wasn’t any confirmed…

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I successfully traded in my Chase Hyatt category 1-4 award for 10000 World of Hyatt points

I had planned to travel to Atlanta, Georgia for Spring Break with my kids in April. I had reserved a property in the Buckhead area of Atlanta with my soon to expire Chase Hyatt Reward certificate, good for any category 1-4 award. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, I cancelled those reservations along with my flight…

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Improvements have been made for future Mormon missionary pickups at Salt Lake City Airport

The response from both Utah’s political leaders and national media was swift regarding the mob like scene on Monday night at the Salt Lake City Airport. Picking up a @Ch_JesusChrist missionary at @slcairport? Congrats! NOTE:🛩 Remain in vehicle 🛩One vehicle allowed per missionary🛩 Park on 2nd level of short-term garage🛩 Airport staff will direct missionaries…

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Hundreds of Mormon missionaries returned from the Philippines on chartered Delta flights while their families ignored social distancing at the airport

The Mormon church (also known as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) has over 70,000 missionaries currently serving on missions around the world. They are serving in over 160 countries. Men serve for two years starting at age 18 while women serve for a year and a half starting at age 19.…

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With Disneyland closed down, a family recreates the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at home

With Disneyland closed until sometime this summer due to the coronavirus, an enterprising family decided to take matter in their own hands. They recreated the Pirates of the Carribbean at home. Julie Foster Thornock posted this video on Facebook with the caption “Yo ho yo ho a quarantine’s life for me! Making our own Disney…

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Coronavirus free islands for sale starting at $1,000,000

With the seemingly endless stories of the spread of the coronavirus throughout the world, there is a segment of the real estate market offering coronavirus free habitation on islands. The website privateislandsonline.com features a exhaustive listing of all of the islands around the world currently for sale. The cheapest one is Major Island in Quebec,…

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5.7 magnitude earthquake causes Salt Lake City International Airport to close

This morning we experienced a 5.7 magnitude earthquake that was felt throughout Utah. Rocky Mountain Power reporting over 74,000 customers without electricity after 5.7-magnitude earthquake. #utahearthquake Watch live coverage: https://t.co/59E4gVdel4 pic.twitter.com/ZytPwUbLCM — KSL 5 TV (@KSL5TV) March 18, 2020 The damage has caused the Salt Lake City International Airport to close. UPDATE 12:54 PM –…

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Big Brother Germany contestants are unaware of the coronavirus – the producers are telling them today

The contestants on the reality TV show, Big Brother Germany, entered the house prior to the global explosion of the coronavirus. They entered the house on February 6th and have been blissfully unaware of the rapid expansion of the virus in Germany and throughout the world. The producers weren’t planning on telling them about what’s…

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Popular travel blogger reveals he tested positive for coronavirus after returning from recent overseas trip

A popular travel blogger, Nomadic Matt, who blogs at nomadicmatt.com revealed that he has tested positive for the Coronavirus after returning from a recent trip overseas to France and Taiwan. He lays out what it was like to have symptoms, receive a test, and some of the confusion currently going on around the coronavirus. Matt…

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