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Coronavirus: Latest global developments
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Coronavirus: Latest global developments

AFP - November 11, 2020

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis: More than 1.2 million deaths The virus has claimed at least 1,275,113 lives worldwide since it first emerged…

European nations reapply restrictions as coronavirus cases spike
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European nations reapply restrictions as coronavirus cases spike

Daniel SILVA with AFP bureaus - November 2, 2020

Anger and exasperation over new coronavirus curbs grew Sunday as European nations wound back the clocks to the spring with fresh lockdowns and restrictions aimed at halting…

‘It’s wonderful’: Panamanians return to beaches after pandemic closure
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‘It’s wonderful’: Panamanians return to beaches after pandemic closure

AFP - October 25, 2020

The Panamanian government on Saturday reopened beaches to tourists after they had been closed for seven months to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The move comes…

Covid-19: Europe surges again this week
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Latin America
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Covid-19: Europe surges again this week

AFP - October 23, 2020

The number of people infected by the novel coronavirus continued to surge in Europe over the past week, while also increasing in Africa and America and abating…

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…

Panama says it will enable ‘abandoned’ hospital for Covid-19
Latin America
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Latin America
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Panama says it will enable ‘abandoned’ hospital for Covid-19

AFP - September 22, 2020

The Panamanian government said Monday it will enable an unfinished hospital to care for Covid-19 patients. The hospital's construction, the government denounces, was "abandoned" by the Spanish…

CONCACAF confirms postponement of 2022 World Cup qualifiers
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Costa Rica
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CONCACAF confirms postponement of 2022 World Cup qualifiers

AFP - September 9, 2020

The governing body for football in North America, Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF) confirmed Tuesday that 2022 Men's World Cup qualifiers due to take place in…

CONCACAF boss says World Cup 2022 qualifying unlikely in October
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Costa Rica
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CONCACAF boss says World Cup 2022 qualifying unlikely in October

AFP - September 5, 2020

CONCACAF president Victor Montagliani says Men's World Cup 2022 North American regional qualifying is unlikely to start in October as planned and most likely won't begin until…

Panama rules out hiring Cuban doctors amid criticism from the US and internal protests
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Latin America
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Panama rules out hiring Cuban doctors amid criticism from the US and internal protests

Juan José Rodríguez / AFP - August 26, 2020

The Panamanian government has for now ruled out the ​​hiring of Cuban doctors to combat COVID-19, amid protests from the health union and warnings from the United…

Pandemic ‘an opportunity’ for Latin America, regional director of UNDP says
Latin America
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Latin America
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Pandemic ‘an opportunity’ for Latin America, regional director of UNDP says

Lucía LACURCIA / AFP - August 25, 2020

His voice is among those that warn of the devastating consequences of the pandemic in Latin America. But for Luis Felipe López-Calva, regional director of the United…