Correspondent in New York
Last Tuesday there was fireworks display in New York Bay, ordered by the governor Andrew Cuomo. It was the day the state certified that it exceeded the threshold of 70% of adults with at least one dose of the vaccine, a milestone that allowed the lifting of the vast majority of restrictions by covid. The celebration was throughout the state, but it had a special meaning in the city that gives it its name, which in March and April last year became the global epicenter of the pandemic.
The festive patina that covers the so-called ‘capital of the world’ – the terraces overflowing, the screams that come from the bars that