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Brazil COVID-19 deaths reach 100,000 and barrel onward

BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil’s death toll from COVID-19 is expected to hit 100,000 on Saturday and continue to climb as most Brazilian...

Brazil’s court rules government must protect tribes from coronavirus

BRASILIA, (Reuters) – Brazil’s Supreme Court ruled yesterday that President Jair Bolsonaro’s government must adopt measures to stop the spread of novel coronavirus to...

Brazil indigenous leader Aritana dead from COVID-19

GOIANIA, Brazil, (Reuters) – Chief Aritana Yawalapiti, one of Brazil’s most influential indigenous leaders who led the people of Upper Xingu in central...

Brazil records 51,603 new COVID-19 cases, death toll rises to over 96,000 -ministry

BRASILIA, (Reuters) – Brazil reported 51,603 new cases of the novel coronavirus and 1,154 deaths from the disease caused by the virus in the...

Latin America coronavirus death toll surges past 200,000

LIMA, (Reuters) – The death toll in Latin America from the novel coronavirus passed 200,000 on Saturday night, a Reuters tally showed, underlining...

Mexico eclipses Britain with third highest coronavirus death toll

MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – Mexico surpassed Britain as the country with the third-highest coronavirus death toll yesterday, as the pandemic reaches new milestones...

Brazil reopens international flights to tourists even as coronavirus deaths spike

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO, (Reuters) – Brazil yesterday reopened international air travel to foreign tourists, which had been banned since March, even as the country’s...

Brazil registers 555 coronavirus deaths on Sunday, health ministry says

SAO PAULO, (Reuters) – Brazil registered an additional 555 deaths attributable to the novel coronavirus over the last 24 hours and another 24,578...

Brazil, Argentina hit coronavirus records as Latin America exceeds 4 million cases

SANTIAGO/RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – Brazil and Argentina registered daily records for confirmed coronavirus cases yesterday, pushing the total number of cases in...

Brazil indigenous chief Aritana hospitalized with COVID-19 after arduous journey

GOIANIA, Brazil, (Reuters) – Aritana Yawalapiti, one of Brazil’s most influential indigenous leaders, arrived at a hospital in the central city of Goiânia...

Brazil asked to take measures to protect indigenous peoples from COVID-19

BRASILIA, (Reuters) – A commission linked to the Organization of American States (OAS) yesterday asked Brazil’s government to take steps to protect the...

Seven Panama youths killed in brutal attack near lake

PANAMA CITY, (Reuters) – Panamanian authorities on Saturday were investigating the murder of seven young people near a lake about 80 km (50 miles)...

Brazil’s Bolsonaro says coronavirus restrictions kill economy

SAO PAULO,  (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said yesterday that lockdown measures used to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus “kill” and...

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Brazilian state agrees to produce Russian COVID-19 vaccine

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA, (Reuters) – A Brazilian technology institute said yesterday it expects to produce a controversial coronavirus Russian vaccine by the second...

Trinidad: UNC calls for recount in five seats

(Trinidad Express) The United National Congress (UNC) is claiming there were discrepancies in the August 10 general election in the absence of election observers. The...

Trinidad: Doctor fears spike in COVID-19 cases following election

(Trinidad Guardian) As the country hit 300 cases of COVID-19 yesterday, activities in the days leading up to the recent general elections are being...

WHO cautions Russia on COVID-19 vaccine “claims are being questioned”

GENEVA The World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday it is following Russia’s progress in developing a COVID-19 vaccine, but cautioned that progress in fight...