Latin America

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    Guaido reappears after claim he hid in French embassy

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 10:33pm on June 07, 2020

    Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido reappeared in the street in videos distributed Saturday by his team and parliamentary allies, after foreign minister Jorge Arreaza claimed...

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    Ten killed in attack at Mexico rehab centre

    Agence France-Presse . Celaya, Mexico | Updated at 01:47pm on June 07, 2020

    Ten people were killed in an attack on Saturday on a drug rehabilitation centre in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato, local authorities said.An armed...

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    Black boy’s death sparks racism protest in Brazil

    Agence France-Presse . Recife, Brazil | Updated at 10:34pm on June 06, 2020

    Hundreds of Brazilians marched Friday over the death of a black boy whose mother, a maid, had entrusted him to her white employer, in an...

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    20 Peruvian journalists killed in COVID-19 pandemic so far

    Agence France-Presse . Lima | Updated at 02:26pm on June 03, 2020

    At least 20 journalists have died from the coronavirus outbreak in Peru, most of them infected while reporting on the pandemic, often with little protection,...

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    Latin America virus cases top one million

    Agence France-Presse . Brasília | Updated at 12:28am on June 02, 2020

    Confirmed coronavirus cases in Latin America have surged past one million, while hard-hit Britain and Russia eased lockdowns Monday, despite not having their outbreaks fully...

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    Coronavirus infection cases sharply increased in Peru, Chile

    Agence France-Presse . Lima | Updated at 02:11pm on June 01, 2020

    Peru on Sunday reported 8,800 new COVID-19 infections, setting a new daily record for a country that already has the second highest number of novel...

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    Global toll rises to 364,362

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:35am on May 30, 2020

    US president Donald Trump said he is severing ties with the World Health Organisation over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, as the death toll...

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    COVID-19 claims 1,000 a day in Brazil

    Agence France-Presse . Brasilia | Updated at 11:41am on May 29, 2020

    Brazil registered a new record in COVID-19 cases and more than 1,000 dead in a 24 hour period, according to official figures out on Thursday....

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    Brazil tops 25,000 COVID-19 deaths

    Agence France-Presse. Rio De Janeiro | Updated at 09:50am on May 28, 2020

    Brazil’s death toll from COVID-19 surpassed 25,000 on Wednesday, as the country emerged as the latest epicentre in the pandemic. The health ministry said it...

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    Trump to withdraw US from open skies treaty

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:12pm on May 22, 2020

    Russia will observe the Open Skies treaty as long as it is in force, a Russian deputy foreign minister said Friday after president Donald Trump...