Latin America Covid-19 News Roundup: Jul. 20, 2020

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?? Argentina. A 15-percent slump in 2020: analysts forecast Argentina’s worst economic crisis since the 2001 corralito. (BA Times)

?? Mexico. Almost 300 new Covid-19 deaths in a single day. (CNN)

?? Peru. World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus expressed concern about the Nahua indigenous community in the Peruvian Amazon during the pandemic. (VOA)

?? Venezuela. A Covid-19 outbreak inside Venezuelan television network VTV affects 45 workers. (Prensa Latina, in Spanish)

?? Colombia. Unlike Jair Bolsonaro, President Iván Duque believes “science and multilateralism” are the keys to beat Covid-19 in the southern hemisphere. (The Hill)

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