Argentina and Mexico will produce the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for most of Latin America, Argentine President Alberto Fernandez announced after a meeting with company executives … Read more
Argentina’s death toll from the coronavirus has topped 5,000, the government said on Tuesday, as cases have skyrocketed in recent weeks, pushing the South American … Read more
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday angrily denied the existence of fires in the Amazon rainforest, calling it a “lie,” despite data produced by his … Read more
Aerial view from a drone showing a pollution stain through the Joatinga channel towards the sea in Barra de Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Argentina will extend a mandatory lockdown until Aug. 16 as its coronavirus cases continue to rise, President Alberto Fernandez announced.
The lockdown, which has been … Read more
Brazil on Wednesday reopened international air travel to foreign tourists, which had been banned since March, even as the country’s coronavirus outbreak ranks as the … Read more
Brazil registered 59,961 additional cases of the new coronavirus on Thursday, the second-highest daily jump after a record on Wednesday, bringing total confirmed cases to … Read more
Bolivia’s general election will be pushed back until Oct. 18 as the coronavirus pandemic grips the South American nation, which could fan tensions between the … Read more
Brazil on Tuesday approved clinical trials starting in August for a potential COVID-19 vaccine under joint development by U.S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer and Germany’s BioNTech … Read more
Argentina’s government announced on Friday it will gradually loosen a lockdown that has lasted nearly four months in and around Buenos Aires to stem the … Read more
Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro again tested positive for coronavirus, CNN Brasil reported on Wednesday, suggesting the right-wing leader has yet to recover from his initial … Read more
Argentina exceeded 100,000 cases of novel coronavirus infections on Sunday as it struggles to contain spiraling case rates despite a strict quarantine imposed on the … Read more
A handout photo made available by the National Museum of Rio shows a drawing of the ‘Aratasaurus museunacionali’ dinosaur, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Brazil, the world’s No. 2 coronavirus hotspot after the United States, recorded 1,071 new deaths from the outbreak on Saturday, with a total of 1,839,850 … Read more
Bolivia’s President Jeanine Anez announced she has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
The Bolivian government confirmed that at least seven ministers, including its health … Read more
Local authorities are digging mass graves at cemeteries across Bolivia to receive a new wave of victims from COVID-19, unnerving Bolivians as the outbreak rips … Read more
Brazil registered 42,223 additional coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry said on Friday, bringing the total tally to 1,539,081, the second-worst … Read more
Mercosur ministers reported progress on the final text of a trade agreement with the European Union on Wednesday on the eve of a summit meeting … Read more
Brazil’s military delivered protective supplies and medicines this week by helicopter to isolated Amazon indigenous communities bordering Venezuela and tested frightened members for COVID-19.
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Brazil registered 1,280 additional COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, bringing the country’s confirmed death toll to 59,594, according to Health Ministry data.
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Brazil recorded 38,693 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours and 1,109 additional deaths, the Health Ministry said on Saturday.
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Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said that he might have contracted the novel coronavirus previously and he may do another test for the disease, having already … Read more
Brazil is likely to sign a contract this week to produce a trial vaccine developed by Oxford University to guard against the novel coronavirus, … Read more
Supporters of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took the streets of Sao Paulo to call for an end to the coronavirus restrictions and the resumption … Read more
Brazil, the world’s No. 2 coronavirus hot spot after the United States, officially passed 50,000 coronavirus deaths on Sunday, a blow for a country already … Read more
Seven major European investment firms said they will divest from beef producers, grains traders and even government bonds in Brazil if they do not see … Read more
Nearly 50,000 people have died from the coronavirus in Brazil, the world No. 2 hotspot, with 1,022 fatalities in the last 24 hours, the … Read more
Brazil has become the second country in the world to confirm more than one million cases of Covid-19, as the disease continues to spread.
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Mexico’s health ministry reported on Thursday a record 5,662 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections and 667 additional fatalities, bringing the total in the country … Read more
After President Juan Orlando Hernández announced late Tuesday that he and his wife had tested positive for the virus, he has now been hospitalised after … Read more
Brazil recorded 1,269 additional COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday, bringing its official death toll from the novel coronavirus to 46,510, the most in the world outside … Read more
Argentina’s president Alberto Fernández has gone into voluntary isolation amid growing concerns over a surge of coronavirus infections, including several cases among the country’s political … Read more
Peru topped 240,000 total cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, surpassing hard-hit Italy, government data showed, even as the pace of infections has begun to moderate … Read more
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez said late on Tuesday he has been diagnosed with the coronavirus, but did not immediately provide further details.
“As president … Read more
Chile President Sebastian Pinera on Saturday replaced Health Minister Jaime Manalich amid controversy over the country’s figures for deaths from the coronavirus outbreak.
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Brazil‘s COVID-19 death toll overtook Britain’s on Friday to become the second highest in the world with 41,828 dead, but the World Health Organization … Read more
Latin America’s coronavirus crisis reached a grim new milestone on Wednesday with total deaths exceeding 70,000, according to a Reuters count, as Mexico hit a … Read more
Argentina confirmed more than 1,000 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday as the rate of new infections continued to rise just days after it extended … Read more
President Jair Bolsonaro threatened to pull Brazil out of the World Health Organization after the U.N. agency warned Latin American governments about the risk of … Read more