Latin America Covid-19 News Roundup

Falklands War veteran heads Covid-19 fight in Argentinian municipality
Jorge Guidobono during the Falklands War. Photo: Personal archive

Argentina. Falklands War veteran now coordinating the anti-Covid-19 fight in the Argentinian municipality of San Miguel. (Clarín, in Spanish)

Colombia. Former coffee plantation becomes a coronavirus refuge for international artists. (The Bogota Post)

Chile. First child patient dies of Covid-19 as countrywide cases reach 26,000. (La Prensa, in Spanish

Cuba. The U.S. government intensifies criticism against countries that accept assistance from Cuban doctors, saying Havana uses the pandemic to “perpetuate labor exploitation.” (El País, in Portuguese

Peru. Agriculture Minister Jorge Montenegro tests positive for Covid-19: confirmed cases top 60,000. (Nodal, in Spanish)