Latin America Covid-19 Roundup

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)