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COVID-19 hits dozens of Latin leaders

28 days ago   |   By Post Gazette

The COVID-19 pandemic is sweeping through the leadership of Latin America, with two more presidents and a powerful official testing positive this week for the new coronavirus
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Latin America's Neoliberal Leaders Are Making the Coronavirus Pandemic Far Worse

Latin America's Neoliberal Leaders Are Making the Coronavirus Pandemic Far Worse

28 days ago   |   By MintPress News

While other continents have largely dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic, much of Latin America is in meltdown, as cases soar, bodies pile up, and anger mounts. Its new wave of neoliberal leaders, mistrustful of collective action in any situation and extolling the virtues of individualism in a collective public health crisis, are making the problem far worse.
Despite having months to prepare for the worst, over 100,000 people have died in South America already, over two-thirds of them in Brazil. The country's far-right president Jair Bolsonaro, who came to power in a highly dubious election in...
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