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Boat that capsized off Venezuela was made for eight but carried 41 – report

(Trinidad Guardian) The ill-fated boat carrying 41 Venezuelans which capsized off Guiria three weeks ago only had the capacity for eight people and had...

Cuban doctors arrive in Panama to help with coronavirus fight

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Panama’s health ministry said that 220 Cuban doctors arrived Thursday morning to reinforce the Central American nation’s healthcare system and...

Hospitals in Mexico City almost overflowing with Covid-19 cases

Hospitals in Mexico City are almost overflowing with Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, so capital and federal authorities have been forced to swiftly install 344...

More than 186,000 deaths from Covid-19 in Brazil

The number of deaths from Covid-19 in Brazil rose to 186,356 after 706 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health reported. The...

11 migrants found dead off of Venezuela’s eastern coast

CARACAS (Reuters) - Eleven people believed to have traveled from Venezuela to Trinidad and Tobago were found dead in waters near the South American...

Covid-19 breaks record of infections in Panama

Covid-19 broke its own record of infections in Panama for the third time in a week, after 2,447 new cases were reported in the...

Brazil state gets 1 mln doses of China candidate vaccine

SAO PAULO, (Reuters) – Brazil’s Butantan Institute biomedical centre today received 1 million doses of a Chinese vaccine developed by Sinovac Biotech that...

Venezuelan official: 112 disappeared so far fleeing to Trinidad and other islands

Carlos Valero, a member of Venezuela's National Assembly yesterday reported that 112 Venezuelans have disappeared in the Caribbean Sea while attempting to flee Venezuela...

Widow of murdered LGBT+ politician in Brazil vows to combat hate with election win

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two years after the murder of popular Brazilian councilwoman Marielle Franco, her partner Monica Benicio has also won a council...

Brazil registers 376 coronavirus deaths on Saturday

RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – Brazil has registered 32,622 additional coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours and 376 deaths, the health ministry...

Storm death toll rises in Central America as Honduran leader pleads for help

TEGUCIGALPA/MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – Authorities in Central America recovered more bodies yesterday from landslides triggered by hurricane Iota, which battered the impoverished region...

Black councilwoman elected in Brazil receives death threats

Brazilian professor Ana Lucia Martins, first black councilwoman elected in Joinville municipality, in southern Santa Catarina state, received death threats due to the color...

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