Health Care Workers in Mexico City Protest Deaths of Co-Workers, Lack of PPE

As nations around the world try to get their economies humming again, the number of coronavirus tests coming back positive has turned into the metric to watch. Five percent is the threshold to reopen safely. Ten percent is troubling, twenty percent outrageous. In Mexico, it stands at 50%. The sky-high results are easy to explain … Read more Health Care Workers in Mexico City Protest Deaths of Co-Workers, Lack of PPE

Groups warn against Google’s purchase of Fitbit

Twenty advocacy groups from the United States, Europe, Latin America and elsewhere signed a statement urging regulators to be wary of Google’s $2.1 billion bid for fitness tracker company Fitbit because of privacy and competition concerns. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation … Read more Groups warn against Google’s purchase of Fitbit

French Guyana struggles with three-month Covid-19 lockdown measures as cases still on the rise

Almost two months after French government lift the coronavirus lockdown measures in mainland France, French Guyana has seen an alarming spike of Covid-19 cases and measures such as curfews were put back in place. The territory shares kilometres of borders with Brazil, the hardest-stricken country in Latin America. Meanwhile, the situation is “under control” in … Read more French Guyana struggles with three-month Covid-19 lockdown measures as cases still on the rise

Latin America outbreak: COVID-19 inflicts stark economic losses

In Latin America, countries still experiencing major outbreaks are imposing tougher lockdowns, others are beginning to lift them. Across the continent, all are facing heavy economic losses from the pandemic. Al Jazeera’s Daniel Schweimler reports from Buenos Aires, Argentina. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on … Read more Latin America outbreak: COVID-19 inflicts stark economic losses

As deaths reach half-million, some countries accused of hiding pandemic’s true cost

The global death toll from Covid-19 has surpassed 500,000, with record cases across the United States, India, and Latin America. Many countries have been accused of covering up their true death tolls, such as Haiti, which has recorded only 100 deaths officially, yet is one of the most impoverished nations in the Americas. Subscribe to … Read more As deaths reach half-million, some countries accused of hiding pandemic’s true cost

Infection rates continue to rise in India and Latin America – BBC News

While many countries are focused on preventing a second wave of Covid-19, others are still very much struggling with the first one. The infection rate is surging in India, Armenia, Iraq, Brazil, Mexico and Chile. #BBCOS #BBCOutsideSource Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog

Cartel Tycoon – Official Trailer | Summer of Gaming 2020

Cartel Tycoon is a story-driven tycoon game where you rule as a succession of fictional drug lords in 80s Latin America. Run all aspects of a narco cartel: produce and smuggle drugs, manage your crew and deal with the enemies. Thanks for checking out IGN’s Summer of Gaming! Be sure to stay tuned to SoG … Read more Cartel Tycoon – Official Trailer | Summer of Gaming 2020

Covid-19 in Latin America: From health to hunger crisis?

As Covid-19 continues to batter the world, we examine how Latin America is now facing not just a record human death toll but also devastating economic damage. Policymakers say the pandemic could wipe out two decades of social progress and push tens of millions of people back into poverty. We take a look at the regions … Read more Covid-19 in Latin America: From health to hunger crisis?

Virus deaths in Latin America race past 100,000 – BBC News

A tally of figures collated by Johns Hopkins University shows that the total number of virus-related deaths in Latin America and the Caribbean is now more than 100,000. More than half of these deaths have been reported in Brazil, where case numbers continue to be among the highest in the world, behind only the US. … Read more Virus deaths in Latin America race past 100,000 – BBC News

Mexico latest disease hotspot in Latin America as cases explode

In Mexico, military bases are being used to support hospitals as the number of Covid-19 cases sharply rises. The disease has killed around 24,000 people in the country, with 200,000 infected, the second-worst affected in Latin America behind Brazil. Experts say low testing means real figures are much higher, whiles NGOs have criticised as premature … Read more Mexico latest disease hotspot in Latin America as cases explode

Analysis: the rapid spread of coronavirus in Latin America

Of the 183,000 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, 60 percent are from the Americas, where the numbers of infections and deaths continues to rise. FRANCE 24’s chief foreign editor Robert Parsons says the reasons for the virus’ rapid spread on the continent is due in part to a lack of healthcare, … Read more Analysis: the rapid spread of coronavirus in Latin America

Brazil’s COVID-19 crisis spirals out of control

Coronavirus infections are surging throughout Latin America with more than two million infections reported. Half of those are in Brazil, where more than 50,000 people have died. Al Jazeera’s Alexi O’Brien reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ … Read more Brazil’s COVID-19 crisis spirals out of control

Latin America reels as Covid-19 cases surge past 2 million

The World Health Organisation has recorded the highest one-day increase of COvid-19 cases, with 183,000 cases added in 24 hours. Confirmed cases have surged past two million in Latin America and the Caribbean, with Brazil and Mexico the hardest hit. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news … Read more Latin America reels as Covid-19 cases surge past 2 million

COVID-19 cases in Latin America exceed 2 million

More than two million people across Latin America and the Caribbean are reported to have been infected with the coronavirus. Bolivia has reported more than 23,000 infections and 740 deaths. Its health ministry has suffered a corruption scandal as the health system is at breaking point, with some patients dying in the street because hospitals … Read more COVID-19 cases in Latin America exceed 2 million

Brazil coronavirus death toll nears 50,000

COVID-19 related death tolls are rising across Latin America. Brazil is about to reach the 50,000 mark, while Mexico passed 20,000 deaths on Friday. Despite those grim statistics and an equally alarming outlook for the economy, countries in the region are pushing ahead with reopening. Al Jazeera’s Alessandro Rampietti has more from the Colombian capital, … Read more Brazil coronavirus death toll nears 50,000