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Latin America

World COVID-19 deaths top 800,000 as nations ramp up measures

More than half the global fatalities have been reported in the hardest-hit United States, Brazil, Mexico and India

23 Aug 2020 12:40 PM

Food markets become virus hotspots in Latin America

Every single merchant in a vast market in Peru has tested positive for the virus

27 Jun 2020 12:17 PM

North and South America currently have 4 of the 10 worst hit countries in the world

The disease is 'highly active in Central and South America, says WHO's emergency expert, highlighting problems in Brazil and Mexico

13 Jun 2020 11:17 AM

Latin America hits 70,000 virus deaths as Mexico reports record daily infections

The World Health Organization has declared that Latin America is the new hotspot for the coronavirus pandemic

11 Jun 2020 9:31 AM

Brazil and Mexico report record surge in coronavirus cases

Leaders of both countries receive criticism for intensified attempts to reopen their economies

15 May 2020 11:56 AM

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Brazil registers spike in daily Covid-19 deaths

Brazil, the Latin American country hit hardest in the pandemic, appears to be quickly becoming a new global flashpoint

13 May 2020 11:21 AM

Uber to let passengers record rides in effort to curb crime in Latin America

While this may be a preview to a broadly rolled out feature, Uber witnesses violent murders, rapes, & robberies of its users in the region.

07 Nov 2019 11:38 AM

India, Peru to hold next round of FTA negotiations in August

The fourth round was held between March 11 and 15 this year in Lima, Peru.

29 Apr 2019 5:01 PM

Potatoes for peace: How the humble tuber stopped conflict in Europe

The study's conclusions square with previous research on the link between climate shocks and a country's entry into war.

10 Dec 2017 3:30 PM

GM starts export of Chevrolet Beat sedan to Latin America from India

General Motors had announced that it would stop selling its vehicles in the country by 2017-end.

26 Jun 2017 1:22 PM

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Once male officer, Argentina’s first transgender police chief takes charge

Analia Pasatino was forced to take a leave of absence from the police department after coming out as a transgender woman in 2008.

12 May 2017 3:05 PM

A giant who inspired the world

Fidel Castro’s greatest contribution to his country, his continent and the world was to wrest independence for Cuba.

27 Nov 2016 1:02 AM

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