Peru real-time news

Coronavirus: Peru allows Venezuela medics amid pandemic (source — www.bbc.co.uk) 04/08/2020 14:43:21

Venezuelan medical workers can join Peru's health system without having to validate their titles.

Covid-19: Managing funerals alone amid Peru's coronavirus outbreak (source — www.stuff.co.nz) 04/08/2020 05:35:19

Wearing shoes worn down by dust, Catholic layworker Ronald Marín is the only one who administers funerals in a cemetery far from Peru's capital.

Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson raises threat of second lockdown in England (source — www.theguardian.com) 01/08/2020 02:23:01

UK PM pauses new freedoms in England; global new cases jump to 292,500, Irish Cup final played in front of fans; France confirms ‘marked increase’ in casesCalifornia sees record number of deaths on fo...

More than 900 women and girls feared dead in Peru since coronavirus crisis started (source — www.independent.co.uk) 28/07/2020 16:58:39

'Peru has one of the highest rates of violence against women in Latin America, and the coronavirus pandemic has worsened what was already a dire situation,' says campaigner

More than 900 women and girls missing and feared dead in Peru since coronavirus crisis started (source — www.independent.co.uk) 28/07/2020 16:58:00

'Peru has one of the highest rates of violence against women in Latin America, and the coronavirus pandemic has worsened what was already a dire situation,' says campaigner

China makes $1bn loan to Latin American and Caribbean countries for access to coronavirus vaccine (source — www.independent.co.uk) 25/07/2020 18:29:13

Mexico, Brazil, Peru and Chile among worst affected by Covid-19

Coronavirus live news: record daily rise in global cases with almost 285,000 new infections (source — www.theguardian.com) 24/07/2020 21:55:36

Biggest increases were from the US, Brazil, India and South Africa, according to the World Health OrganizationEurope warns of need for vigilance as Covid-19 cases rise sharply‘A wicked enemy’: how Aus...

5 Powerful Mental Health Photos And The Stories Behind Them (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 23/07/2020 14:10:29

We’re here to guide you through the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism.“There has been a stigma around black men and mental h...

‘They killed him’: widow confronts Peru's president over Covid-19 deaths (source — www.theguardian.com) 23/07/2020 12:30:38

Martín Vizcarra announced emergency decree putting health ministry in charge of system after Celia Capira chased his truckAs the presidential motorcade pulled away from the main hospital in Peru’s sec...

Coronavirus live news: no sign of infection slowing across Americas; UK records 110 new deaths (source — www.theguardian.com) 21/07/2020 19:46:53

€750bn EU Covid-19 recovery plan agreed in early morning talks; Trump to resume daily briefings; two Brazil ministers test positiveEU leaders agree spending and €750bn Covid-19 recovery plansUS failur...

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