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Misinformation threatens response to Covid-19 in the Americas, PAHO alerts
Latin America
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Latin America
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Misinformation threatens response to Covid-19 in the Americas, PAHO alerts

AFP - October 21, 2020

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warned Wednesday that misinformation threatens the response to Covid-19 in the American continent, in particular with regard to a vaccine against…

Ortega denounces international ‘campaign of viciousness’ against Nicaragua
Central America
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Central America
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Ortega denounces international ‘campaign of viciousness’ against Nicaragua

AFP - October 20, 2020

President Daniel Ortega alleged Monday that there is "a campaign of viciousness" against Nicaragua and accused the United States and the European countries of interventionism, in response…

Venezuela plans November reopening for tourism
Latin America
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Latin America
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Venezuela plans November reopening for tourism

AFP - October 15, 2020

Venezuela will reopen its tourist attractions "gradually" starting in December after registering a "sustained trend" of decreasing Covid-19 infections in the country, President Nicolás Maduro announced Wednesday.…

After seven months, Panama reopens air borders for tourists
Central America
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Central America
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After seven months, Panama reopens air borders for tourists

AFP - October 13, 2020

Panama on Monday reopened its air borders to the arrival of international flights with tourists after keeping them closed for seven months due to the Covid-19 pandemic.…

Panama airport reopens for international flights and visitors
Central America
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Central America
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Panama airport reopens for international flights and visitors

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 12, 2020

Tocumen International Airport in Panama City on Monday reopened for international flights and visitors. According to local newspaper La Prensa, the airport expects to handle on its…

Guatemala rules out new Covid-19 closures in effort to protect economy
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Guatemala rules out new Covid-19 closures in effort to protect economy

AFP - October 9, 2020

Guatemala on Thursday ruled out applying new closures to contain the coronavirus pandemic given the impact previous ones have had on the economy, said Guatemalan President Alejandro…

US imposes sanctions on Nicaragua bank, senior officials
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News
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US imposes sanctions on Nicaragua bank, senior officials

AFP - October 9, 2020

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Nicaraguan bank and two senior officials, expanding pressure over the leftist government's crackdown on protests and alleged corruption.…

Panama Canal breaks cargo record despite pandemic, US-China trade war
Business
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Business
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Panama Canal breaks cargo record despite pandemic, US-China trade war

AFP - October 6, 2020

The Panama Canal broke its cargo transit record in fiscal year 2020 with the passage of 475 million tons through its waters, despite the pandemic and the…

Guatemala sends back almost 3,500 US-bound Honduran migrants
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Central America
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Guatemala sends back almost 3,500 US-bound Honduran migrants

AFP - October 5, 2020

Guatemala has sent back almost 3,500 Honduran migrants from a caravan that was heading to the United States over concerns they might spread Covid-19, President Alejandro Giammattei…

Fear in Nicaragua as Ortega prepares new laws ahead of elections
Central America
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Central America
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Fear in Nicaragua as Ortega prepares new laws ahead of elections

Julia RIOS / AFP - October 5, 2020

Faced with a political crisis and a falling economy, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is preparing a package of laws that, according to analysts, would serve to neutralize…