The coronavirus is now moving into parts of the world that may be the least prepared. Some countries in Africa and Latin America lack the equipment or even trained health workers to respond.
By Carley Petesch, Associated Press
China, where the virus emerged, has been making inroads into Latin America over the last two decades. It is now the region's second-largest trading partner, meaning any economic contraction there will have a direct ripple effect.
By Christine Armario, Marcos Pin Méndez, Associated Press
With Brazil reporting the first case of the COVID-19 virus, neighboring countries and other nations around Latin America were attempting to block the possible arrival of the virus.
By Associated Press
Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaidó has traveled to Colombia to participate alongside U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a regional counter-terrorism meeting — a new show of support by the Trump administration for the man it says is the…
By Joshua Goodman, Associated Press
By Lulu Garcia Navarro
Modern Mexico faced profound change 100 years ago, when revolution toppled a dictatorship, and the country has remained in a state of political evolution ever since. Mexico City native Joaquin Segura draws inspiration from the growing pains of the region…
At the White House on Tuesday, President Trump welcomed Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, in the latter’s first bilateral foreign visit. The two leaders share many similar views, as they reiterated at a press conference, and Bolsonaro represents Brazil’s first pro-U.S.
By PBS NewsHour
Five thousand Venezuelans flee the economic collapse at home every day and resettle across Latin America, a region with a tradition of open borders. But now, countries are facing a backlash. This month, the governor of Roraima in northern Brazil…
By Michael D. Mosettig
Now it’s Vice President Mike Pence who will be carrying America's and President Donald Trump’s baggage to the Summit of the Americas in Peru later this week. But even before Mr. Trump canceled his scheduled trip to Lima to focus…
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Vice President Mike Pence will visit Colombia amid escalating tensions with neighboring Venezuela and North Korea.
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