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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

FDA: Benefits outweigh risks for children to receive BioNTech jab

FDA: Benefits outweigh risks for children to receive BioNTech jab

Clashes erupt over widespread fuel shortage and insecurity

Clashes erupt over widespread fuel shortage and insecurity

Mass protests held in Sudan against prospect of military rule

Mass protests held in Sudan against prospect of military rule

EU summit ends, leaving row between EU and Poland unresolved

EU summit ends, leaving row between EU and Poland unresolved

Actor Alec Baldwin questioned by police after the fatal set shooting

Actor Alec Baldwin questioned by police after the fatal set shooting

Committee votes to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress

Committee votes to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress

First animal-to-human transplant performed successfully

First animal-to-human transplant performed successfully

Libya holds intl conference in attempt to gain election support

Libya holds intl conference in attempt to gain election support

Israeli PM Naftali Bennett to meet Putin in Russia on Friday

Israeli PM Naftali Bennett to meet Putin in Russia on Friday

Indonesia’s Covid-19 medical waste problem poses health risks

Indonesia’s Covid-19 medical waste problem poses health risks

Russian President Vladimir Putin approves week-long workplace shutdown as deaths soar

Russian President Vladimir Putin approves week-long workplace shutdown as deaths soar

Halal food industry grows in US

Halal food industry grows in US

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