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Journalist shot dead in violent Mexican...

Journalist shot dead in violent Mexican...

Latin America

Mon, Aug 3 2020

Morrugares, who was killed along with his bodyguard, Guerrero state prosecutors said, had survived a...

Brazilian Amazon fires surge in...

Brazilian Amazon fires surge in...

Latin America

Sun, Aug 2 2020

The figure is all the more troubling given that 2019 was already a devastating year for fires in the...

Facebook puts global block on Brazil's...

Facebook puts global block on Brazil's...

Latin America

Sun, Aug 2 2020

'Given the threat of criminal liability to a local employee, at this point we see no other alternative...

Latin America coronavirus death toll...

Latin America coronavirus death toll...

Latin America

Sun, Aug 2 2020

Apart from the United States, Brazil and Mexico have racked up more fatalities from the virus than any...

Brazil hits record 69,000 daily coronavirus...

Brazil hits record 69,000 daily coronavirus...

Latin America

Thu, Jul 30 2020

Last week, Brazil recorded 7,677 deaths from Covid-19, the most fatalities in any week since the pandemic...

Study finds dangerous mercury levels...

Study finds dangerous mercury levels...

Latin America

Thu, Jul 30 2020

'The level surpassed safety limits in 77.6 percent of carnivorous fish, 20 percent of omnivores and...

Brazil doctors volunteer to test coronavirus...

Brazil doctors volunteer to test coronavirus...

Latin America

Thu, Jul 30 2020

The job of guinea pig falls to medical staff who work in facilities treating patients infected by the...

Argentina counts on new satellite technology...

Argentina counts on new satellite technology...

Latin America

Tue, Jul 28 2020

SAOCOM 1B's main Earth observation instrument is a radar that works with microwaves in the electromagnetic...

Latin America, Caribbean briefly overtakes...

Latin America, Caribbean briefly overtakes...

Latin America

Mon, Jul 27 2020

 Brazil is the worst-hit country with almost 2.42 million cases and 87,004 deaths

Memories of the Cuban Revolution

Memories of the Cuban Revolution

Arts & Letters

Sun, Jul 26 2020

One of Latin America’s biggest literary figures pays tribute to the 26th of July Movement, also...

Bolivia election delayed to October...

Bolivia election delayed to October...

Latin America

Fri, Jul 24 2020

The new election schedule would see a second-round held on November 29 if there was no clear winner in...

Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for...

Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for...

Latin America

Thu, Jul 23 2020

Until he was infected, he regularly hit the streets of Brasilia without a face mask, exchanging hugs...

Global virus infections pass 15m, as...

Global virus infections pass 15m, as...

Latin America

Thu, Jul 23 2020

Signs are emerging in other parts of the world that the virus quickly springs back when lockdown measures...

Chinese Covid-19 vaccine starts final...

Chinese Covid-19 vaccine starts final...

Coronavirus

Wed, Jul 22 2020

Around 9,000 health workers across six Brazilian states will receive the vaccine, known as CoronaVac,...

Hundreds of virus-infected bodies recovered...

Hundreds of virus-infected bodies recovered...

Latin America

Wed, Jul 22 2020

Some 85% of the bodies tested Covid-19 positive

Bolivians try chlorine dioxide for Covid-19,...

Bolivians try chlorine dioxide for Covid-19,...

Latin America

Wed, Jul 22 2020

Chlorine dioxide is a bleach-like substance that the US Food and Drug Administration has warned consumers...

Brazil set to test Chinese coronavirus...

Brazil set to test Chinese coronavirus...

Latin America

Tue, Jul 21 2020

Brazil is the second-hardest-hit country in the coronavirus pandemic, after the United States

India, US, Brazil, S Africa: Coronavirus...

Coronavirus spikes hit big countries...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 18 2020

'Peak is yet to come. I expect it by mid-August. Other predict for October, November or...

Venezuela tightens anti-virus measures...

Venezuela tightens anti-virus measures...

Latin America

Thu, Jul 16 2020

'Due to the increase in Covid-19 cases, because of the illegal entry of people into the country......

Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for...

Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for...

Latin America

Thu, Jul 16 2020

He admitted on Monday by telephone interview with CNN that he 'can't stand this routine of staying...

Thousands in Bolivia anti-government...

Thousands in Bolivia anti-government...

Latin America

Wed, Jul 15 2020

Around 4,000 people marched into La Paz from the neighboring city of El Alto, both of which are under...