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Thu, Oct 22, 2020

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 October 22

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said the world is failing to confront the global challenge presented by COVID-19. Guterres added that if coordinated measures are not taken, the virus could push millions into poverty and hunger.

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Thu, Oct 15, 2020

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 October 15

The Pan American Health Organization raised concern over the spike in COVID-19 cases, especially among young people, as the region opens to international travel. Over the past 60 days, 11 countries and territories in the Caribbean have moved from moderate to intense transmission.

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Fri, Oct 9, 2020

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 October 9

New case and fatality rates have been slowing in Latin America. Of the ten most populous countries in the region, only Argentina has seen a sustained rise in infections and deaths in recent weeks.

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Fri, Oct 2, 2020

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 October 2

On September 30, health ministers across the Americas committed to maintain and expand sustained actions to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. According to PAHO, the continent will most likely experience recurring epidemic waves and outbreaks of COVID-19 interspersed with periods of low-level transmission over the next 24 months, pending a safe vaccine.

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Fri, Sep 25, 2020

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 September 25

As of September 24, Latin America and the Caribbean remains the most affected region in the world by COVID-19 – home to over 8.85 million infections and eleven of the fifteen countries with the world’s highest death rates.

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

More from AALAC on COVID-19 in Latin America

Blogs

Wed, Oct 28, 2020

Five big questions as America votes: Latin America

Given its proximity to the United States, an economically vibrant and healthy Latin America is in the interest of the next US administration. Now, more than ever, it is important for the United States to lean in on Latin America as a strategic partner and continue growing its existing economic, social, and political ties for mutual benefit.

Elections 2020 by Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

Coronavirus Democratic Transitions

Tue, Oct 6, 2020

Central America economic reactivation: Finding opportunities in a COVID-19 world

On September 29, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hosted an event to discuss Central America’s economic reactivation in the context of COVID-19 and how countries can take advantage of the demographic bonus of a large working-age population, attract nearshoring opportunities, and renew momentum towards regional integration.

Event Recaps

Coronavirus Economy & Business

Mon, Sep 28, 2020

Central America Economic Reactivation in a COVID-19 World: Finding Sustainable Opportunities in Uncertain Times

By: María Eugenia Brizuela de Ávila, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, María Fernanda Bozmoski, and Domingo Sadurní Contributing authors: Enrique Bolaños and Salvador Paiz Foreword As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, countries around the world face an unprecedented test: concurrent public health and economic crises coupled with the resulting political and social reverberations. In Central America, the […]

Issue Brief by María Eugenia Brizuela de Ávila, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, María Fernanda Bozmoski, and Domingo Sadurní

Americas Coronavirus