NEW YORK TIMES: Belgium is a much better place to be than the U.S. if you’ve lost your job because of coronavirus

The New York Times reports while coronavirus takes its toll around the world, citizens of many nations are finding little to no help from their governments. While in other countries, help is abundant.

Elias Calcoen and his partner opened a cafe in Brussels eight months ago. It has been closed for more than a week, but the city’s government is offering small businesses immediate $4,300 payments, plus $1,300 a month in federal aid for displaced self-employed workers.

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