The pandemic sees no class barriers as it spreads across the world.
As cases of Covid-19 cases continue to rise, more than 7,400 and 123 deaths up to now, Bolivia and Colombia became the latest countries to impose total lockdowns.
Here are the latest measures taken in several Latin American countries to contain the spread of coronavirus.
While the elderly and those with pre-existing medical conditions are the hardest hit by the virus, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that young people were also vulnerable.
The closures will take effect on March 30 and extend through April 12, according to a statement.
The combination of a viral pandemic and an oil shock may have brought us to the brink of an economic crisis – with no end in sight.
The 36-year-old from Coahuila state has written a song that is shaping into an anthem for Mexico's growing outcry over the killings of women, channelling anger along with hope for justice.
Trade experts say the impact of the new US-Mexico-Canada Agreement will be modest. Canada and Mexico already represent the top two export markets for US goods.
A group of heavily armed men burst into a hostel restaurant frequented by truck drivers and opened fire in Guanajuato state.
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The clashes between hundreds of US-bound Central Americans and the Mexican National Guard underscores the challenge President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador faces to contain migration at the bidding of his US counterpart Donald Trump.
Standing on the wall above the Rodolfo Robles International Bridge that connects Mexico with its southern neighbour, National Guard General Vincente Hernandez told migrants they would be allowed to cross the border in a "controlled" manner.
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