Latin America Covid-19 Roundup

. Apr 16, 2020
Latin America Covid-19 Roundup: March 25, 2020

The biggest Covid-19 headlines in Latin America:

🌎 Regional. Several leaders in Latin America, including Brazilian former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso, signed a document requesting aid from the International Monetary Fund. (El Tiempo, in Spanish)

🇭🇹 Haiti. The government promised to deliver 3 million masks in the next few days. (RFI, in Spanish)

🇨🇴 Colombia. 15 supporters of Colombian football team Independiente Medellín cannot return home due to the lockdown in Argentina, where they had traveled to see a Copa Libertadores match of their side against Boca Juniors. (AFP)

🇨🇱 Chile. The government is being criticized for counting dead people as “recovered” cases (Fox News)

🇵🇷 Puerto Rico. The local government is being accused of silencing the press during the pandemic. (The Independent)

Lucas Berti

Lucas Berti covers international affairs — specialized in Latin American politics and markets. He has been published by Opera Mundi, Revista VIP, and The Intercept Brasil, among others.

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