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Bolivian Interim President Jeanine Añez Tests Positive For Coronavirus

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BOLIVIA: In a video on Twitter, interim President Jeanine Añez confirmed that she has tested positive for the coronavirus. Añez said that she will be quarantining […] Read More >

Guatemalan Courts To Close After Rise In COVID-19 Infections

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA GUATEMALA: The Guatemalan Judiciary will suspend court hearings for two weeks after more than a hundred workers tested positive for coronavirus. The closure of the courts […] Read More >

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive For Coronavirus

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL: After months of downplaying the effects of the pandemic, President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for the coronavirus. Bolsonaro has made frequent public appearances in […] Read More >

AMLO, Trump to Meet at White House to Celebrate Trade Deal

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA MEXICO / UNITED STATES / CANADA: Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is expected to travel to the White House tomorrow to celebrate the beginning of […] Read More >

Dominican Republic Votes in Latin America’s First Pandemic-Era Election

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Dominicans voted for a new president yesterday in Latin America’s first presidential election during the pandemic, even as cases continue to rise in the […] Read More >

1.6 Million Hondurans Are Food Insecure During Pandemic

Content warning: this newsletter contains references to sexual assault and suicide. TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA HONDURAS: The World Food Program (WFP) warned that 1.6 million people in Honduras are suffering […] Read More >

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