Latin America Covid-19 News Roundup: Jun. 24, 2020

. Jun 24, 2020
Honduras Juan Orlando Hernández Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández. Photo: WikiCommons

🇭🇳 Honduras. President Juan Orlando Hernández, 51, the first Latin American leader to have a confirmed case of Covid-19, is in a “delicate” situation. (Infobae, in Spanish)

🇦🇷 Argentina. President Alberto Fernández calls for coordinated international efforts to face Covid-19 during a meeting with regional leaders. (Prensa Latina, in Spanish)

🇵🇦 Panama. Authorities concerned as Panama records 15 daily deaths for the second day in a row. (En Segundos, in Spanish)

🇭🇹 Haiti. President Jovenel Möise pardons 415 prisoners due to pandemic risks within jails and prisons. (Prensa Latina, in Spanish)

🇨🇱 Chile. School uses a van to teach kids in the rural town of Catripulli, which has no internet. (Prensa Libre, in Spanish)

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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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