Latin America Covid-19 News Roundup: May 16, 2020

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?? Guatemala. President Alejandro Giammattei imposed a three-day lockdown after the Covid-19 curve supposedly reached its peak. (Prensa, in Spanish)

?? Bolivia. The country extends quarantine in the Santa Cruz region for one more week. (Europa Press)

?? Dominican Republic. NGOs ask the Dominican government to combine their Covid-19 efforts with those of the Haitian government. (Acento, in Spanish)

?? Argentina. Non-essential stores reopen for business in the capital Buenos Aires. (Buenos Aires Times)

?? Colombia. The homeless in Medellín are at increased risk due to the coronavirus outbreak. (The Bogota Post)