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    Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus again

    Agence France-Presse . Brasilia, Brazil | Updated at 10:56pm on July 23, 2020

    Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has again tested positive for the new coronavirus, his office announced Wednesday, saying he would extend his two-week quarantine and suspend...

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    Hundreds of bodies recovered from Bolivian streets, homes

    Agence France-Presse . La Paz, Bolivia | Updated at 12:55am on July 23, 2020

    Bolivian police said on Tuesday they recovered more than 400 bodies from streets and homes over a five-day period, with 85 per cent of the...

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    Chinese COVID-19 vaccine starts final tests in Brazil

    Agence France-Presse . Brasilia, Brazil | Updated at 12:12am on July 23, 2020

    A Chinese-made vaccine against the new coronavirus entered the final stage of testing Tuesday in Brazil, where volunteers received the first doses of what officials...

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    Bolsonaro under pressure to protect Amazon

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 11:05pm on July 18, 2020

    Faced with investors demanding ‘results’ in the fight against Amazon deforestation, Brazil’s government seems to be performing something of an about-face, although it will have...

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    Chilean police train dogs to sniff out COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse . Santiago | Updated at 11:12pm on July 15, 2020

    Police in Chile are training dogs to detect people that may be infected with the novel coronavirus by sniffing their sweat. The dogs — three...

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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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