Latin America

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    Bolsonaro fed up with quarantine, to take new coronavirus test

    Agence France-Presse . Brasilia, Brazil | Updated at 10:56pm on July 14, 2020

    Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, who has been in quarantine nearly a week after testing positive for the new coronavirus, announced Monday he plans to take...

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    57 Argentine sailors mysteriously infected with coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires, Argentina | Updated at 01:53pm on July 14, 2020

    Argentina is trying to solve a medical mystery after 57 sailors were infected with the coronavirus after 35 days at sea, despite the entire crew...

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    LatAm deaths pass US

    Agence France-Presse . Lerida, Spain | Updated at 01:06am on July 14, 2020

    Latin America surged past the US and Canada to become the world’s second worst-hit region for virus deaths on Monday as a Spanish court blocked...

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    Brazil’s president Bolsonaro tests COVID-19 positive

    Associated Press/UNB. Rio De Janeiro | Updated at 10:37am on July 08, 2020

    Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro, who has been known to mingle in crowds without covering his face, had tested positive for COVID-19 after months of downplaying...

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    Brazilian Amazon sees worst June in 13 years for forest fires

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 11:34pm on July 02, 2020

    Amazon forest fires in Brazil increased by 19.5 per cent in June compared to the same month last year, making it the worst June in...

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    14 abandoned bodies found in Northern Mexico

    Agence France-Presse . Mexico City | Updated at 01:01pm on June 27, 2020

    Authorities in Mexico found 14 bodies dumped on the side of a road in northern Zacatecas state, where notorious criminal gangs operate, the regional government...

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    Worldwide COVID-19 cases reach 9.7 million

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:48pm on June 27, 2020

    The confirmed COVID-19 cases have reached 9,776,963 million globally with 493,609 deaths as of Saturday morning...

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    220 cops dead from COVID-19 in Peru, 15,000 infected

    Agence France-Presse . Lima | Updated at 11:24pm on June 24, 2020

    At least 223 police officers in Peru have died after contracting the coronavirus while enforcing one of South America’s longest lockdowns, the interior ministry announced...

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    Latin America cases pass 2m

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:46am on June 22, 2020

    Spain reopened its borders with France on Sunday, getting rid of one of the most potent symbols of Europe’s battle against the coronavirus, as infections...

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    Worldwide COVID-19 death toll now reaches 463,999

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:07am on June 21, 2020

    The confirmed coronavirus cases reached 8,768,285, globally, with over 463,999 fatalities, according to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University on Sunday...