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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Threats against indigenous people and rainforests have risen during the coronavirus pandemic as governments have rolled back social and environmental safeguards to boost economic growth, land rights activists said on...
RIO DE JANEIRO,   BRAZIL - Peru's general elections will be held despite a second wave of COVID-19 infections, Peruvian President Francisco Sagasti said on Thursday, January 21st. The April 11th elections, which will choose his successor, are within an established...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Peruvian Ministry of Health (Minsa) is finalizing preparations to start —in the coming weeks— the vaccination against COVID-19, the sector's head Pilar Mazzetti has reported. Thanks to the first one million doses set to...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While the world is grappling with the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Peru is still dealing with an epidemic that it has not been able to control---the mosquito-borne viral disease known as dengue. With...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Executive Branch has issued an Urgency Decree that establishes extraordinary measures —in economic and financial matters— to strengthen specialized health response systems and address the emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A 25-year legal battle by thousands of indigenous Peruvian women who say they were forcibly sterilized during a 1990s birth control drive will go before a judge on Monday, January...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Peru extended the suspension of flights from Europe for another 15 days as a preventive measure to avoid the entry of passengers who may eventually be infected with the new strain of the coronavirus...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Reuters) The critical-care wards of major hospitals in Peru and Bolivia stand at or near collapse after end-of-year holidays, reflecting wider regional public health capacity concerns as much of Latin America struggles to secure...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - January brought a coronavirus case surge in Latin America. After a drop in the curve in October and November, in December and early January the numbers increased again, coinciding with Christmas shopping, a relaxation...



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