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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Latin America surpassed Europe to become the region with the highest coronavirus death toll worldwide, according to a Reuters tally.
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Argentina broke past 200,000 COVID-19 cases on Sunday and Colombia set a daily record as grim milestones topple in Latin America, pushing the world’s worst … Read more
Argentina will extend a mandatory lockdown until Aug. 16 as its coronavirus cases continue to rise, President Alberto Fernandez announced.
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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 and Argentina registered daily records for confirmed coronavirus cases, pushing the total number of cases in Latin America past 4 million and underlining 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
The novel coronavirus pandemic is showing “no signs of slowing down” in the Americas, the Pan American Health Organization’s director said, with the virus landing … 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
A Canine training official from the Chilean Carabineros shows a dog trained to detect covid-19, during a demonstration to the press, in Santiago, Chile.
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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
Former Uruguayan President Jose Mujica at his farm in Montevideo, Uruguay, 14 July 2020. Former President of Uruguay Jose Mujica (2010-2015) received this Tuesday at … 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
Peru on Sunday jumped past 300,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the fifth-highest in the world, as the Andean nation of nearly 33 million people slowly … Read more
Uruguay, Paraguay and Argentina are the Latin American countries that earned the best grades for their response to the coronavirus, according to a poll conducted … 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
Mexico posted a record daily tally of coronavirus infections on Thursday, as 6,741 cases carried the overall figure to 238,511, according to the health ministry.… Read more
Two former presidents of Panama, Ricardo Martinelli and Juan Carlos Varela, have been banned from leaving the country while under investigation for money laundering in … Read more
Guatemala has begun the process of leaving the International Coffee Organization (ICO), spurred by concern over falling prices of the commodity, a government official … 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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Mexican airline Aeromexico announced it had begun restructuring under Chapter 11 proceedings, the latest Latin American airline to run into serious trouble as the … Read more
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered the European Union envoy to leave the country, hours after the EU announced sanctions against several officials loyal to the … Read more
Mexico’s health ministry reported on Sunday 4,050 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections and 267 additional fatalities, bringing the total in the country to 216,852 … Read more
Peru will lift coronavirus lockdown measures in most areas of the country, including the capital Lima, at the start of July, while keeping its borders … Read more
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
Gaudencia Yupari, an artisan from the Peruvian Andes, is seen reflected in a mirror while wearing a face mask, at their studio in Lima, Peru.… Read more
Peru’s President Martín Vizcarra threatened to temporarily take over the country’s private healthcare clinics if they failed to strike a deal with the government in … Read more
The death toll from the coronavirus in Latin America is expected to skyrocket to 388,300 by October, with Brazil and Mexico seen accounting for two-thirds … 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
Tankers carrying nearly two months worth of Venezuelan oil output are stuck at sea as global refiners shun the nation’s crude to avoid falling foul … Read more
Latin America’s death toll from the coronavirus pandemic surpassed 100,000 on Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally, with few signs of the outbreak easing in … Read more
A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.4 struck southern Mexico’s Pacific coast on Tuesday, killing at least six people and cutting off isolated villages, as well … Read more
Coronavirus cases are soaring in several major countries at the same time, with “worrying increases” in Latin America, especially Brazil, the World Health Organization (WHO)
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