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Fear and anger as evictions threat looms in pandemic-hit New York City and Los Angeles


Activists and relief groups are scrambling to try to avert a monumental wave of evictions in the United States in the latest phase of the nation's coronavirus crisis.

Added on the 13/08/2020 19:08:49 - Copyright : AFP EN

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