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Ecuador faces worst unemployment crisis in Latin America
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Colombia lifts restrictions as COVID-19 cases stabilise
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COVID-19 in Latin America: Medic protest work conditions
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Covid update: Vaccine for Mexico, Argentina; Ram Temple trust head infected
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COVID-19: Chile death toll tops 10,000
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Latin America hits five million COVID-19 cases
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Latin America COVID-19 death toll rises past 200,000
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Latin America: Millions at risk of famine as COVID-19 cases surge
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Chile lifts COVID-19 lockdown as Latin America still hardest-hit
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Bolivia's ex-president Evo Morales rejects U.S. nominee to head IDBBUENOS AIRES, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Bolivia's former president Evo Morales on Sunday rejected the nomination of a U.S. official to preside over the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), a lending..
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Lima Group members reject Venezuelan parliamentary electionsBOGOTA (Reuters) – A regional bloc comprised mostly of Latin American nations said on Friday it rejects plans by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to hold legislative elections without..
Latin America: The global epicenter of COVID-19Latin America, which accounts for 8% of the world population, has reported nearly 30% of the global fatalities.
PH bans imported chicken from Brazil over possible COVID-19 contaminationAs a precautionary measure, the Philippine government has imposed a temporary ban on the importation of poultry meat from Brazil after COVID-19 was detected on chicken wings imported from the Latin..
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The number of coronavirus deaths in Latin America have now surpassed the United StatesLatin America has overtaken the United States to become the world's second hardest-hit region for coronavirus deaths.
Coronavirus: Fake cures in Latin America’s deadly outbreakThe desperate search for a cure has led people to 'harmful and ineffective' alternatives online.
LATAM Airlines adds $1.3 bln to bankruptcy financing proposal, Brazil unit seeks protectionSANTIAGO — LATAM Airlines, the largest airline group in Latin America, said Thursday it had secured an additional $1.3 billion for its financing proposal before a New York bankruptcy court, while..
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Virus cases pass two million in Latin AmericaLive version of coronavirus map Coronavirus infections in Latin America surged past two million on Saturday, with worst-hit Brazil home to nearly half of the cases as the virus accelerates its spread..
U.S. to nominate Trump's top Latin America adviser to lead IDBThe United States on Tuesday said it will nominate President Donald Trump's top Latin America adviser to head the Inter-American Development Bank, upending a longstanding tradition to reserve that post..
In Latin America, big league clubs are exploiting prospects as young as 12, whistleblower told fedsMajor league teams are making verbal agreements with kids in Latin America before they turn 16, a violation of MLB rules, and then reneging on deals.
Factbox: Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirusGlobal cases of the novel coronavirus reached over 8 million on Monday, as infections surged in Latin America, while the United States and China grappled with fresh outbreaks.
Global coronavirus cases reach over 8 million as outbreak expands in Latin AmericaGlobal cases of the novel coronavirus reached over 8 million on Monday, as infections surge in Latin America, according to a Reuters tally.
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Latin America hits 70,000 pandemic deaths, daily record in MexicoLatin America's coronavirus crisis reached a grim new milestone on Wednesday with total deaths exceeding 70,000, according to a Reuters count, as Mexico hit a daily record for confirmed infections.
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Coronavirus deaths surge in Brazil, Mexico as regional leaders look to reopenThe number of coronavirus deaths in Brazil blew past Italy's toll on Thursday, while Mexico reported a record number of new cases, as regional leaders in Latin America push to end quarantine measures..
Mexico sees record coronavirus increase, 816 more deathsThe number of new novel coronavirus infections in Mexico reported on Thursday surpassed the record set just the previous day, and officials reported 816 more deaths as the pandemic engulfs Latin..
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Mexico overtakes US coronavirus daily deathsMexico City: Mexico overtook the United States in daily reported deaths from the novel coronavirus for the first time on Wednesday, with the health ministry registering a record 1,092 fatalities it..
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