Latin America Covid-19 News Roundup: Jul. 27, 2020

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Buenos Aires. Photo: Eskystudio/Shutterstock

?? Argentina. The tourism sector forecasts cutting between 80,000 and 120,000 jobs in 2020. The sector represents 10 percent of Argentina’s GDP. (BA Times)

?? Costa Rica. The government announced the reopening of all airports for international tourism on August 1. (Nación, in Spanish)

?? Guatemala. Indigenous people from the Totonicapán region declared President Alejandro Giammattei persona non grata after he contested local authorities’ request for help during the pandemic. (Prensa Libre, in Spanish)

?? Colombia. Poisoning cases spike after Colombians start using disinfectant as a Covid-19 prophylactic. (Prensa Libre, in Spanish)

?? Mexico. Catholic churches reopen even after coronavirus cases topping the 250,000 mark. (SwissInfo, in Spanish)

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