Signs of mounting hunger are already being felt around the region, where desperate citizens are violating quarantines to go out in search of money and food and hanging red and white flags from their homes in a cry for aid.
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Fujimori left the woman's prison in the capital Lima on bail wearing a face mask and white gloves. She had earlier announced on Twitter that she would head straight from the facility to take a coronavirus test.
The prison, which was built to house 2,500 inmates but is estimated to hold more than 10,000, has more than 600 cases of Covid-19 infections,
Gilberto Aparecido dos Santos, "Fuminho," had been on the run for more than 20 years after escaping from a Brazilian prison until his capture in a luxury hotel in Maputo. He was one of Brazil's most-wanted fugitives,.
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Tianxing Zhang, 36, was arrested in the Brena district of Lima as he was about to take samples from two women at the door of their house, police said.
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The World Health Organization Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says that all countries should make containing the outbreak of Covid-19 their top priority.
Former UN chief Javier Perez de Cuellar's son said his father died after "a complicated week."
The archaeological complex is at risk of mudslides due to heavy rainfall in winter and forest fires in summer.
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