Andy Gallacher

Andy Gallacher

Coronavirus pandemic

Virus-infected Holland-American cruise ships dock in Florida

An estimated 9,000 passengers on board 10 cruise ships remain stranded at sea.

Virus-infected Holland-American cruise ships dock in Florida

US & Canada

Many flock to Florida for spring break despite COVID-19 warnings

Despite dire health warnings over the coronavirus, crowds of university students are still celebrating spring break in the United States.

Many flock to Florida for spring break despite COVID-19 warnings

News

US primaries: Biden, Sanders battle for the Hispanic vote

Polls in the US suggest Hispanic voters in Florida are likely to vote heavily against Bernie Sanders’s 'socialist' agenda.

US primaries: Biden, Sanders battle for the Hispanic vote

United States

Coronavirus fallout: Cruise industry takes a battering

Share prices in cruise ship industry hit but US President Trump has promised to provide assistance.

Coronavirus fallout: Cruise industry takes a battering

US & Canada

US abortion rights: Supreme Court case may change status quo

Anti-abortion rights activists are more hopeful than ever that abortion could be banned across the country.

US abortion rights: Supreme Court case may change status quo

US Elections 2020

South Carolina primaries: Vote seen as vital test for Biden

It remains to be seen if Biden can save his campaign by building on his relationship with African American voters.

South Carolina primaries: Vote seen as vital test for Biden

United States

S Carolina Democratic primary: Republicans plan 'Operation Chaos'

Some conservative activists have set their sights on the candidate they think President Trump could easily defeat.

S Carolina Democratic primary: Republicans plan 'Operation Chaos'

Latin America

Haiti orphanage fire: 13 children killed in blaze near capital

Government closed around 160 orphanages in the past five years and hundreds more operate without official authorisation.

Haiti orphanage fire: 13 children killed in blaze near capital

US & Canada

Trump in Tampa: US president rallies for GOP candidates

Donald Trump has held a rally in Tampa, Florida, where he campaigned for several Republican candidates running in the upcoming midterms.

Trump in Tampa: US president rallies for GOP candidates

US Elections 2016

US elections 2016: Anger over new voter ID laws

People casting ballots are required to produce a government-issued photo ID, a move some say targets poor black voters.

US elections 2016: Anger over new voter ID laws

Environment

US hunters given green light to target Burmese Pythons

Wildlife officials in Florida say uncontrolled population of pythons threatens the Everglades' delicate ecosystem.

US hunters given green light to target Burmese Pythons

Latin America

Puerto Rican families facing hardships in US

An estimated 1,000 Puerto Rican families a month are arriving in Florida due to the financial crisis back home.

Puerto Rican families facing hardships in US