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Latin America named virus epicenter as Trump seeks US reopening

Latin America named virus epicenter as Trump seeks US reopening

The World Health Organization declared Latin America "a new epicenter" of the coronavirus pandemic as President Donald Trump ramped up pressure on state and local governments

Prison riot kills 23 in Colombia as Chile enforces virus curfew

Prison riot kills 23 in Colombia as Chile enforces virus curfew

Panic over the spread of the coronavirus sparked a prison riot in Colombia that killed 23 inmates on Sunday, as Chile became the latest Latin American country to announce restrictions on movement.

Mexico confirms first coronavirus cases in two men returned from Italy

Mexico confirms first coronavirus cases in two men returned from Italy

Mexico's government said on Friday it had detected the first cases of coronavirus infection in two men who had recently traveled to Italy

Brazil confirms first coronavirus case in Latin America

Brazil confirms first coronavirus case in Latin America

Brazil's Health Ministry on Wednesday confirmed the first case of a fast-spreading new coronavirus in Latin America, diagnosing a 61-year-old man in Sao Paulo who returned recently from Italy.

Europeans, Latin Americans to meet on Venezuela crisis

Europeans, Latin Americans to meet on Venezuela crisis

An international meeting to negotiate a solution to the Venezuelan crisis was set to open Thursday in Montevideo as President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido ...

EU nations recognise Guaido as Venezuela leader

EU nations recognise Guaido as Venezuela leader

Spain, Britain, France, Latvia, Lithuania and other EU nations on Monday recognised Venezuela's opposition chief Juan Guaido as interim leader ...

Amir's visit paves way for big growth in Qatar, Latin America relations

Amir's visit paves way for big growth in Qatar, Latin America relations

Qatar has been a robust player both on regional and international arenas for decades, creating new strategic alliances every now and then, building new collaborative partnerships, and further fortifying friendly relationships.

Mutual diplomatic presence ‘testimony to Qatar’s special bond with Latin America’

Mutual diplomatic presence ‘testimony to Qatar’s special bond with Latin America’

By Kabalan Abisaab Former ambassador of Ecuador to Qatar When I got the news of the visit of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani to Ecuador this October ...

Ecuador seen as Qatar’s major trade partner in Latin America

Ecuador seen as Qatar’s major trade partner in Latin America

Ecuador is fast emerging as a major trade partner of Qatar in the Latin American region.

Colombia to become first Latin American NATO 'global partner'

Colombia to become first Latin American NATO 'global partner'

Colombia will next week formally become NATO's first Latin American "global partner," President Juan Manuel Santos announced Friday.

Top El Salvador honour for al-Kuwari for cultural efforts

Top El Salvador honour for al-Kuwari for cultural efforts

Minister of Foreign Affairs of El Salvador Hugo Martinez, currently visiting Qatar, awarded Dr al-Kuwari the Order during a special ceremony in Doha.

Venezuela opposition steps up pressure on Maduro

Venezuela opposition steps up pressure on Maduro

Thousands of Venezuelans cast ballots in a symbolic vote on Sunday seen likely to reject plans by President Nicolas Maduro to rewrite the constitution, upping pressure on the beleaguered leader.