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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

Photos and Video Show Greece Militarising Aegean Islands Close to Türkiye’s Bodrum

Photos and Video Show Greece Militarising Aegean Islands Close to Türkiye’s Bodrum

Protests Erupt After Tunisia’s President Says Islam Will Not Be State Religion

Protests Erupt After Tunisia’s President Says Islam Will Not Be State Religion

What Will Turkiye and Saudi Arabia’s ‘New Era of Co-operation’ Look Like?

What Will Turkiye and Saudi Arabia’s ‘New Era of Co-operation’ Look Like?

World Bank Says Turkiye Can Save Nearly $150 Billion if It Acts on Climate Change

World Bank Says Turkiye Can Save Nearly $150 Billion if It Acts on Climate Change

World Food Programme Halts Food Aid to South Sudan Due to Lack of Funds

World Food Programme Halts Food Aid to South Sudan Due to Lack of Funds

Could Israel and Egypt Become Major Gas Exporters to Europe?

Could Israel and Egypt Become Major Gas Exporters to Europe?

India Faces Huge Backlash Over BJP Official’s Remarks

India Faces Huge Backlash Over BJP Official’s Remarks

D-8 Organization Celebrating its 25th Anniversary in Istanbul

D-8 Organization Celebrating its 25th Anniversary in Istanbul

Normalisation Process Between Türkiye And Egypt Going Forward

Normalisation Process Between Türkiye And Egypt Going Forward

Is Iran Losing Its Influence in the Region?

Is Iran Losing Its Influence in the Region?

German Intelligence Report Says PKK Is the Biggest Foreign Extremist Group On Its Soil

German Intelligence Report Says PKK Is the Biggest Foreign Extremist Group On Its Soil

Russia’s Foreign Minister Lavrov Visits Türkiye to Discuss Ukraine Grain Corridor

Russia’s Foreign Minister Lavrov Visits Türkiye to Discuss Ukraine Grain Corridor

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