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Latin American countries confront poverty and coronavirus pandemic

Four of the eight most affected countries by the #coronavirus pandemic globally are in #LatinAmerica. This week alone, both Argentia and #Brazil have seen record case numbers being confirmed. Meanwhile, in countries including Peru - which has more than 400,000 cases - people have been out on the streets demonstrating against restrictions. Furthering the impact of the virus, the two countries with the highest death rates are also the two largest economies in the region - Brazil and Mexico. Yasmine El-Sabawi reports.

Brazil has banned travelers from the EU & 9 other nations

Brazil has banned travelers from the EU & 9 other nations

Peru’s tough early restrictions not enough to curb spread

Peru’s tough early restrictions not enough to curb spread

Venezuelan migrants suffer as Bogota closes its border

Venezuelan migrants suffer as Bogota closes its border

Brazil imams mark the beginning of Ramadan online

Brazil imams mark the beginning of Ramadan online

Bored Ape NFT company caused Ethereum gas fees to skyrocket

Bored Ape NFT company caused Ethereum gas fees to skyrocket

US Federal Reserve hikes interest rates by 50 basis points

US Federal Reserve hikes interest rates by 50 basis points

Street food prices spike in Japan over global grain shortage

Street food prices spike in Japan over global grain shortage

EU plans to phase out oil imports from Russia

EU plans to phase out oil imports from Russia

US stocks suffer biggest single-day drop since 2020

US stocks suffer biggest single-day drop since 2020

Fed hikes benchmark interest rate by 50 basis points

Fed hikes benchmark interest rate by 50 basis points

Poland and Sweden co-host global fundraiser for Ukraine

Poland and Sweden co-host global fundraiser for Ukraine

OPEC failed to raise production substantially in April

OPEC failed to raise production substantially in April

Support for ban on Russian oil grows within European Union

Support for ban on Russian oil grows within European Union

Saudi Arabian economy grows 9.6% in Q1 over surging oil prices

Saudi Arabian economy grows 9.6% in Q1 over surging oil prices

Unionizing efforts gain momentum at Big Tech firms

Unionizing efforts gain momentum at Big Tech firms

Lifting of travel restrictions helps cruise industry bounce back

Lifting of travel restrictions helps cruise industry bounce back

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