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Latin America and the Caribbean surpass Europe's number of coronavirus cases

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Latin America and the Caribbean surpass Europe's number of coronavirus cases

Latin America and the Caribbean surpass Europe's number of coronavirus cases

A skyrocketing case count in Brazil and heavy outbreaks in Peru, Chile and Colombia have been the main contributors.View on euronews

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From Ram Temple trust head getting infected to Congress slamming Kerala CM, here are the top updates of coronavirus pandemic. Head of Ram Temple trust Mahant Nritya Gopal Das was rushed to Medanta hospital in Gurugram. Das had shared the stage with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya. Meanwhile, Mexico and Argentina came to an agreement to produce AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine. The vaccine is to be manufactured for Latin America, phase 3 trials results due for November. Biocon Executive Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw spoke on Russia’s Sputnik-V. Shaw said Russia is not the first vaccine provider as there are other advanced vaccine programs. Also, former Karnataka President Siddaramaiah was discharged from hospital on Thursday after he tested negative for Covid-19. Former President Pranab Mukherjee tested remains critical but slowly responding to medical interventions. Mukherjee had tested positive for Covid-19 after which he was shifted to a hospital.

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A warning that millions of people in Latin America could go hungry this year, because of COVID-19.

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Brazil Brazil Largest country in South America

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Peru Peru Country in South America

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Peruvian sports authorities have temporarily suspended the professional soccer league after Club Universitario fans ignored social distancing measures to celebrate their team's anniversary.

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Peruvian sports authorities have temporarily suspended the professional soccer league after Club Universitario fans ignored social distancing measures to celebrate their team's anniversary.

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Martin Vizcarra named a new health minister as part of the reshuffle, the second replacement since the coronavirus pandemic began.

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The president has issued an emergency decree ordering factories to increase production.

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Latin America Is Losing The Battle Against COVID-19 [Video]

Latin America Is Losing The Battle Against COVID-19

Latin America has seen an explosive spread of the coronavirus, with no end in sight. According to CNN, roughly half of all new COVID-19 cases originate in Latin America as a whole. However, individual Latin American countries are faring differently. Uruguay has a strong public health system and coherent pandemic control policies. But in Mexico, Colombia and Peru, workers' income has probably declined by 80% during the pandemic. That's put even basic health care out of reach.

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Chile Chile Country in South America

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The demonstrations of discontent from lower-income areas are becoming increasingly violent.

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New law allows Chileans to withdraw up to 10 percent of their retirement savings, as economy takes hit.

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Chile lifts COVID-19 lockdown as Latin America still hardest-hit [Video]

Chile lifts COVID-19 lockdown as Latin America still hardest-hit

After months of lockdown, Chile cautiously starts to lift restrictions, while its neighbours across Latin America struggle to get a grip on the coronavirus pandemic.

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Colombia Colombia Country in the northwestern part of South America

Colombia’s ex-president Alvaro Uribe tests positive for COVID-19 [Video]

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Colombia's former president gets more bad news, just a day after he was placed under house arrest over an investigation into witness tampering.

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Supreme Court's ruling is the first ever in Colombia ordering the detention of a former president.

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Coronavirus cases in Colombia soar, medical workers call for total lockdowns to bring infections under control.

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Armed groups in Colombia are going to extreme measures to ensure the transmission of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 slows down. According to CNN, Human Rights Watch says the groups are using killings and other forms of violence to force civilians to follow their guidance. In communities across Colombia, armed groups have violently enforced their own measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19. José Miguel Vivanco, Americas Director Human Rights Watch.

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The surveillance operation in Colombia that journalists say is a threat to democracy.

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