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Latin America and the Caribbean surpass Europe's number of coronavirus cases

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Latin America and the Caribbean surpass Europe's number of coronavirus cases

Latin America and the Caribbean surpass Europe's number of coronavirus cases

A skyrocketing case count in Brazil and heavy outbreaks in Peru, Chile and Colombia have been the main contributors.View on euronews

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Latin America hits five million COVID-19 cases [Video]

Latin America hits five million COVID-19 cases

Latin America has passed five million confirmed cases of COVID-19, a Reuters tally showed.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:05Published
Latin America COVID-19 death toll rises past 200,000 [Video]

Latin America COVID-19 death toll rises past 200,000

The number of recorded Coronavirus deaths in Latin America doubles in just over a month.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 01:59Published
Latin America: Millions at risk of famine as COVID-19 cases surge [Video]

Latin America: Millions at risk of famine as COVID-19 cases surge

A warning that millions of people in Latin America could go hungry this year, because of COVID-19.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:34Published
Chile lifts COVID-19 lockdown as Latin America still hardest-hit [Video]

Chile lifts COVID-19 lockdown as Latin America still hardest-hit

After months of lockdown, Chile cautiously starts to lift restrictions, while its neighbours across Latin America struggle to get a grip on the coronavirus pandemic.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:31Published
Chile zoo welcomes rhino calf amid pandemic [Video]

Chile zoo welcomes rhino calf amid pandemic

Chile's Buin Zoo welcomed a teetering new baby into its family recently with the birth of Atanasio, the first white rhinoceros calf born in Latin America during the coronavirus pandemic.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:15Published

Brazil Brazil Largest country in South America

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COVID-19 crisis crippling South America's largest economy [Video]

COVID-19 crisis crippling South America's largest economy

Brazil is facing its highest unemployment rate in three years.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:21Published

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Despite vaccines in development, the head of the World Health Organization cautioned that the treatments had yet to prove effective and might only convey protection for a short time. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:57Published

Europe seeing COVID-19 cases rise as worldwide toll nears 18 million

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Peru Peru Country in South America

Peru president reshuffles cabinet as COVID-19 takes its toll [Video]

Peru president reshuffles cabinet as COVID-19 takes its toll

Martin Vizcarra named a new health minister as part of the reshuffle, the second replacement since the coronavirus pandemic began.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:46Published
Peru hospitals run out of oxygen to treat COVID-19 patients [Video]

Peru hospitals run out of oxygen to treat COVID-19 patients

The president has issued an emergency decree ordering factories to increase production.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 01:30Published
Latin America Is Losing The Battle Against COVID-19 [Video]

Latin America Is Losing The Battle Against COVID-19

Latin America has seen an explosive spread of the coronavirus, with no end in sight. According to CNN, roughly half of all new COVID-19 cases originate in Latin America as a whole. However, individual Latin American countries are faring differently. Uruguay has a strong public health system and coherent pandemic control policies. But in Mexico, Colombia and Peru, workers' income has probably declined by 80% during the pandemic. That's put even basic health care out of reach.

Credit: Wochit News    Duration: 00:39Published
Excessive sugar intake linked with unhealthy fat deposits [Video]

Excessive sugar intake linked with unhealthy fat deposits

Sugar consumption is linked with larger fat deposits around the heart and in the abdomen, which are risky for health, finds a new study. Excess sugar consumption is a worldwide problem. The six countries with the highest sales of sugary drinks per capita are Chile, Mexico, Argentina, Peru, the US, and Saudi Arabia. The demand for sugar is expected to increase in Asia, Africa, and Russia. This observational study examined both sugar-sweetened beverages (such as soft drinks, fruit drinks, energy drinks) and sugar added to foods and beverages for sweetness (for example when cooking or in processed foods). The researchers analysed the association between long-term sugar consumption and fat stores around the heart and other organs. Researchers found that sugar intake over the 20-year period was related to fat volumes later in life. Higher intakes of both sugar-sweetened beverages and added sugar (/topic/sugar) were related to greater fat stores around organs in a stepwise fashion.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:25Published

Chile Chile Country in South America

Chile mine blast 10 years on [Video]

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Al Jazeera looks at what happened to the miners whose rescue was watched by millions around the world.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:54Published
Chile’s $4.5bn stimulus: Boost follows months of mass protests [Video]

Chile’s $4.5bn stimulus: Boost follows months of mass protests

The demonstrations of discontent from lower-income areas are becoming increasingly violent.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:10Published
Millions in Chile tap into pension funds amid pandemic [Video]

Millions in Chile tap into pension funds amid pandemic

New law allows Chileans to withdraw up to 10 percent of their retirement savings, as economy takes hit.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:05Published
Chile police train dogs to sniff out COVID-19 patients [Video]

Chile police train dogs to sniff out COVID-19 patients

The dogs are being trained to detect carriers of COVID-19 by identifying a smell metabolic changes cause in their body.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:44Published

Colombia Colombia Country in the northwestern part of South America

Colombia’s ex-president Alvaro Uribe tests positive for COVID-19 [Video]

Colombia’s ex-president Alvaro Uribe tests positive for COVID-19

Colombia's former president gets more bad news, just a day after he was placed under house arrest over an investigation into witness tampering.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:42Published
Colombia top court places ex-President Uribe under house arrest [Video]

Colombia top court places ex-President Uribe under house arrest

Supreme Court's ruling is the first ever in Colombia ordering the detention of a former president.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:40Published
Medical workers in Colombia calling for a full lockdown [Video]

Medical workers in Colombia calling for a full lockdown

Coronavirus cases in Colombia soar, medical workers call for total lockdowns to bring infections under control.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:18Published
In Colombia, Militant Groups Resort To Arson, Murder To Enforce Lockdowns [Video]

In Colombia, Militant Groups Resort To Arson, Murder To Enforce Lockdowns

Armed groups in Colombia are going to extreme measures to ensure the transmission of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 slows down. According to CNN, Human Rights Watch says the groups are using killings and other forms of violence to force civilians to follow their guidance. In communities across Colombia, armed groups have violently enforced their own measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19. José Miguel Vivanco, Americas Director Human Rights Watch.

Credit: Wochit News    Duration: 00:33Published
Colombia journalist calls surveillance scandal threat to democracy [Video]

Colombia journalist calls surveillance scandal threat to democracy

The surveillance operation in Colombia that journalists say is a threat to democracy.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:43Published

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