Latin America

Ecuador: Indigenous community use tradition to keep COVID-19 out

An Indigenous community in Ecuador is defying the odds, relying on tradition, social cohesion and lockdowns.

Venezuela

Venezuela demands release of businessman connected to Maduro

US officials believe Saab, believed to be arrested en route to Iran, holds many secrets about Maduro's government.

Venezuela demands release of businessman connected to Maduro

Witness

Leaving Venezuela: Building a Life Across the Border

Venezuela's economic crisis pushes two families with expectant mothers to cross the border into Colombia to give birth.

Coronavirus pandemic

Chile health minister replaced amid coronavirus controversy

Reshuffle comes as Chile faces its toughest month in the pandemic so far, with spiraling active cases and deaths rates.

Chile health minister replaced amid coronavirus controversy

Latin America

Mexico COVID-19: Getting the message to Indigenous communities

One popular government initiative is an online COVID-19 information campaign, but its success depends on the internet connection.

Latin America

Vaccine hunt: How mosquito saliva may stop viruses

Scientists believe they are getting closer to finding a way to prevent the next epidemic.

Latin America

Brazil's coronavirus death toll now world's second highest

WHO says while the situation in Brazil remains of 'concern', its health system was standing up to the pressure.

Brazil's coronavirus death toll now world's second highest

Coronavirus pandemic

WHO: Coronavirus currently hitting the Americas the hardest

im体育官网The current situation in Brazil, now a global hotspot for the virus, is of increasing concern, especially in cities.

WHO: Coronavirus currently hitting the Americas the hardest

Latin America

COVID-19 spreading fast among Brazil's Indigenous tribes

NGOs say the death toll among Indigenous people in Brazil rose from 28 to nearly 200 in a month.

Latin America

COVID-19 in Brazil: Copacabana beach filled with symbolic graves

Activists turned Brazil’s most iconic tourist spot into a mock cemetery to memorialise those who died of COVID-19.

Latin America

Mexico president clashes with governors on reopening

Mexico is the second worst-affected country by coronavirus in Latin America after Brazil.

Coronavirus pandemic

Moderna to test coronavirus vaccine on 30,000 people: Live

First experimental vaccine in the US on track to begin a huge study next month to prove if it can fend off the virus.

Moderna to test coronavirus vaccine on 30,000 people: Live

Dominican Republic

Dominican presidential contender tests positive for COVID-19

im体育官网Country is one of the worst-affected by the coronavirus pandemic in Latin America, with 1 of every 500 people infected.

Dominican presidential contender tests positive for COVID-19

Latin America

Inside a Mexican intensive care unit battling COVID-19

im体育官网As Mexico's coronavirus death toll soars, Al Jazeera visits an ICU where doctors are working hard to save lives.

Coronavirus pandemic

Amazon deforestation soars amid pandemic lockdowns

im体育官网Environmentalists in Brazil are denouncing an acceleration of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest that they say is directly linked to the coronavirus pandemic.