Mindy Belz

Mindy is senior editor of WORLD Magazine and the author of They Say We Are Infidels. Follow Mindy on Twitter @mcbelz.

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India’s complex reopening

International | The country attempts to restart its vast economy as COVID-19 cases continue to surge
by Mindy Belz
Posted 5/11/20, 05:04 pm

INDIA this week begins a complex process of reopening its vast economy across three zones based on COVID-19 levels, but factory owners and others worry not enough progress has been made as confirmed cases of the coronavirus surge. Plans to gradually restart passenger train service on Tuesday will be an early gauge.

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A bridge to the post-COVID future

Coronavirus | Marshall Plan lessons offer hope for the future
by Mindy Belz
Posted 5/07/20, 05:03 pm

Our cover meetings among editors every two weeks are spirited things, always full of hard choices and compromises, and with a deadline clock ticking. They happen under wraps so I won’t give details, except to say that in February we made a hard-fought decision to depict the growing coronavirus outbreak, nearly three weeks before it was declared a pandemic.

As we each came around to it, one editor said, “Let’s pray that we won’t need a coronavirus cover a month from now.”

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A blessing amid bad news in Britain

International | The coronavirus continues to affect lives and livelihoods around the world
by Mindy Belz
Posted 5/07/20, 04:52 pm

BRITAIN surpassed Italy on Tuesday in reporting the highest coronavirus death toll in Europe—now at nearly 30,700 fatalities. Look at the faces of the U.K. church singing a blessing over the country during this pandemic.

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