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Was Canada quick enough to curb COVID-19? Experts say there was community spread as early as March 1

Did Canadian health officials act fast enough to curb community transmission of COVID-19? This week’s growth in positive tests, from people infected earlier in March, suggests they did not. While infectious disease experts say it is believed Canada had community transmission as early as March 1, governments did not bring in “physical” or “social” distancing…

Guatemala's president says no deal yet with US on sending Mexican asylum-seekers there

Outgoing Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales on Wednesday said his government hasn’t agreed to receive Mexicans seeking asylum in the United States, which would expand a Trump administration program that already applies to asylum-seekers from El Salvador and Honduras. “It’s more than clear; in the agreement it only lays out Salvadorans and Hondurans,” Morales said, adding that…