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Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil recorded a staggering 57,606 Covid deaths in March, with hospitals overwhelmed and doctors forced to make agonising decisions over whom to give life-saving care.  By Leo Malafaia (AFP)

Brazil Covid deaths hit new monthly record as France tightens restrictions

Apr 1, 2021 | Latin America & Caribbean

The Covid-19 death toll spiraled out of control in Brazil in March, more than doubling the country's previous monthly re ...

Jan 18, 2021 | Latin America & Caribbean

The global Covid-19 vaccination drive gained pace Sunday as India pushed on with its massive campaign and Brazil approve ...

Dec 29, 2020 | Latin America & Caribbean

Japan on Monday temporarily suspended the entry of foreign nationals until the end of January after detecting cases ...

Dec 28, 2020 | Latin America & Caribbean

South Korea has recorded three cases of the new variant of the coronavirus that appeared in Britain, the country 39 ...

Dec 25, 2020 | Latin America & Caribbean

Mexico, Chile and Costa Rica became the first countries in Latin America to begin vaccinating their populations a ...

Sep 12, 2020 | Latin America & Caribbean

Reggae legend and frontman of Toots the Maytals, Toots Hibbert died in his hometown of Kingston on Friday, just weeks ...

Sep 4, 2020 | Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil surpassed four million coronavirus cases on Thursday, as an international panel looking into the global respo ...

Jul 11, 2020 | Latin America & Caribbean

Flights between French overseas departments French Guyana and Mayotte and the rest of France are prohibited until furthe ...

Jun 4, 2020 | Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil and Mexico reported record daily coronavirus death tolls as governments in Latin America battled to fortify their ...

May 27, 2020 | Latin America & Caribbean

A one-trillion-euro recovery plan to get Europe back on its feet after the devastation wreaked by the coronavirus pandem ...

May 20, 2020 | Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil saw its highest number of coronavirus deaths yet Tuesday as, more than four months after COVID-19 first emerged i ...

Dec 7, 2019 | Latin America & Caribbean

At a conference in Antigua this week, disability rights rsquo; advocates said that they don rsquo;t want special fav ...

May 18, 2019 | Latin America & Caribbean

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday welcomed the opening of talks with the opposition, after months of bloody ...

Apr 11, 2019 | Latin America & Caribbean

More evidence has been revealed of the suffering caused by the global trade in donkey skins, with horrific images an ...

Apr 1, 2019 | Latin America & Caribbean

Several thousand protesters took to the streets across Brazil on Sunday on the 55th anniversary of a coup that estab ...