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Sat, Sep 19, 2020

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 September 17

On September 13, the World Health Organization reported the highest one-day increase in COVID-19 infections since the start of the pandemic, reporting more than 308,000 new cases globally.

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Thu, Sep 10, 2020

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 September 10

As of September 7, PAHO/WHO reported 7,797,853 COVID-19 cases (28 percent of the world) and 290,167 deaths (30 percent of the world) in Latin America and the Caribbean.​

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Thu, Sep 3, 2020

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 September 3

With over a quarter of all confirmed COVID-19 cases and nearly a third of all related deaths, Latin America is the world’s worst affected region. Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Mexico and Argentina remain among the 10 countries with the most cases in the world.

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Thu, Aug 27, 2020

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 August 27

COVID-19 is exerting a multi-dimensional impact on Latin America and the Caribbean, a global epicenter. As of today, the region has confirmed over 263,000 COVID-19.

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Thu, Aug 20, 2020

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 August 20

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warned of an increase in other diseases, as the pandemic saturated health services and suspended routine vaccination campaigns.

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

More from AALAC on COVID-19 in Latin America


Mon, Sep 14, 2020

IDB president warns of a looming COVID debt crisis in Latin America, but also highlights opportunities

Actions taken throughout the region to control not only the pandemic, but also “the spread of poverty [and] the spread of unemployment,” have “increased debt to households, to governments, and to businesses,” Moreno explained, while the restrictions of movement and commerce imposed to curb the spread of the virus will make it more difficult for Latin American economies to cope with this debt once the initial phase of the crisis is over.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Coronavirus Future of Work

Thu, Aug 6, 2020

Argentina reaches key debt deal amid COVID-19 downturn

Avoiding its ninth default, this deal opens avenues for renewed confidence in the government’s ability to continue to safeguard the economy while establishing a necessary long-term macroeconomic plan for Argentina.

New Atlanticist by Valentina Sader

Coronavirus Fiscal and Structural Reform

Wed, Jul 8, 2020

Why AMLO’s meeting with Trump is important

The expectations for AMLO’s first international trip are inevitably high, especially given the timing amid the worst multi-dimensional crisis in recent history but also coming just a week after the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) entered into force. For the United States, the meeting and the ensuing side-by-side pictures will send strong signals to the region and the world that US-Mexico ties are in a good place.

New Atlanticist by Maria Fernanda Perez Arguello

Coronavirus Mexico