Tags : Latin America

Chile Unemployment Rises By 5.6%, Hits New Record Of 13%

Unemployment in Chile has reached a new record high of 13.1 per cent, the national statistics institute said Friday, August 28, 2020. Unemployment rose by 5.6 percentage points in the rolling May-July quarter compared to the same period in 2019. The statistics institute said it was the highest figure since 2010 when the body changed […]

New Coronavirus Cases In China, New Zealand Sound Pandemic Alarm

More than two dozen new coronavirus cases in China and the first New Zealand infections in almost a month on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, underlined the immense challenges still ahead in containing the deadly pandemic, even as some EU nations reopened their borders to fellow Europeans. More than eight million people have now been infected […]

COVID-19: Latin America Cases Top 1.5Million

A worrying social crisis is brewing in Latin America where the coronavirus pandemic is spiralling, experts are warning, as fears of a second wave in the United States sent shivers through global markets. More than 1.5 million people have been infected in Central and South America — 70,000 of them are already dead — with […]

Brazil Toll Tops 30,000 As Italy Reopens Borders

Brazil surpassed 30,000 deaths from the coronavirus outbreak as the disease continued to rip through Latin America, while Italy — at one point the hardest-hit country — prepared to reopen its borders in time for the European summer. After chalking up devastating human losses in Europe, the virus has now taken a firm grip in […]