Latin America Brief

Relatives of a deceased person mourn during a mass burial of coronavirus pandemic victims at the Parque Tarumã Cemetery in Manaus, Brazil on May 19, 2020.

The Cost of Brazil’s COVID-19 Chaos

As deaths shoot up, the country’s data blackout and new variant put the whole world at risk.

A street vendor wears as mask a message of support for Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele in San Salvador on May 1, 2020.

New Ideas and Old Risks in El Salvador

President Nayib Bukele’s Nuevas Ideas party prepares for an electoral sweep.

Dr. Silvia Gelvez makes a heart with her hands as she waits to be vaccinated against COVID-19 during the first days of Colombia’s vaccination campaign in Bogotá, on Feb. 18.

Mexico Slams Vaccine ‘Hoarding’

Pledges of global vaccine solidarity have been slow to produce results.

A supporter of Ecuadorian Presidential candidate Yaku Perez holds a flag outside the Electoral Delegation building in Guayaquil, Ecuador on Feb. 10.

Ecuador’s Green New Left

After this week’s election, the country’s oil-fueled model of growth is facing a reckoning.

An airport worker uses a forklift to carry a container with doses of Sputnik V vaccine from Russia at Ministro Pistarini International airport in Ezeiza, Argentina on Jan. 16.

Sputnik V Takes Off in Latin America

How Argentina helped open the region for the Russian vaccine.

A man holds a flower and a flag reading “Peace” during the funeral of a man killed by alleged members of an armed group in El Tambo on Aug. 25, 2020.

Colombia’s Peace Court Charges Former Guerrilla Leaders

The response will indicate the future of the country’s fragile detente.

Honduran migrants, en route to the border with the United States, walk along a road in Camotan, Guatemala, on Jan. 16.

Biden’s First Steps on Latin America

Only days into his presidency, he’s already changed the game on immigration.

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