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Latin America, Caribbean may see virus deaths quadruple, PAHO says
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Latin America, Caribbean may see virus deaths quadruple, PAHO says

Julia BENNAROUS and AFP - July 1, 2020

The Pan American Health Organization warned Tuesday the coronavirus death toll in Latin America and the Caribbean could top 400,000 by October without stricter public health measures.…

The US exceeds 2.5 million cases as the pandemic worsens in Latin America
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Latin America
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The US exceeds 2.5 million cases as the pandemic worsens in Latin America

Julia BENNAROUS and AFP - June 29, 2020

The United States surpassed 2.5 million coronavirus cases Saturday, and it continues to worsen in Latin America as a second wave threatens Europe. The death toll from…

Costa Rica announces three coronavirus deaths in less than 24 hours
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica announces three coronavirus deaths in less than 24 hours

The Tico Times - June 28, 2020

Three women died of COVID-19 in Costa Rica this weekend, bringing the country's death total due to the coronavirus pandemic to 15 people, the Health Ministry announced.…

Pandemic accelerates in the Americas amid catastrophic economic prospects
Latin America
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Latin America
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Pandemic accelerates in the Americas amid catastrophic economic prospects

Alina DIESTE / AFP - June 25, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic, which is accelerating in the Americas, could reach 10 million cases next week, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday, amid catastrophic economic prospects…

Latin America exceeds 2 million coronavirus cases as Brazil approaches 50,000 deaths
Latin America
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Latin America
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Latin America exceeds 2 million coronavirus cases as Brazil approaches 50,000 deaths

AFP - June 21, 2020

Latin America and the Caribbean on Saturday exceeded two million cases of coronaviruses, more than half of them registered in Brazil, a country that approaches 50,000 deaths…

Costa Rica announces 12th coronavirus death
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Costa Rica announces 12th coronavirus death

The Tico Times - June 10, 2020

A 64-year-old woman became the 12th coronavirus-related death in Costa Rica, the Health Ministry announced Wednesday morning. The Costa Rican resident of San José province died Wednesday…

COVID-19 impacting vulnerable Costa Ricans in the United States
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Costa Rica
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COVID-19 impacting vulnerable Costa Ricans in the United States

Monserrat Cordero Parra / Semanario Universidad - June 9, 2020

Michael Mora, 30, left for the United States two years ago. The search for the so-called "American dream" led him to leave Puntarenas and travel to New…

Costa Rica announces 11th coronavirus death
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica announces 11th coronavirus death

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 8, 2020

A 26-year-old woman became the 11th person to die as a result of the coronavirus in Costa Rica, the Health Ministry announced Monday night. The Costa Rican…

Costa Rica to resume use of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 treatment
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica to resume use of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 treatment

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 8, 2020

Costa Rican health authorities said Monday that the country plans to resume its use of hydroxychloroquine to treat coronavirus patients. The announcement came from Román Macaya, the…

Cruise ships arrive in Costa Rica to return citizens
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Cruise ships arrive in Costa Rica to return citizens

The Tico Times - June 5, 2020

Residents near Costa Rica's Caribbean coast will see Friday a strange but familiar sight. Two cruise ships — the Oceania Marina and the Caribbean Princess — will dock…