COVID-19 in Peru
Peru hit hard by second wave of COVID-19

Peru is reporting more than 7,000 new cases everyday and has the highest per capita death toll in the Latin American and Caribbean region

The socio-economic crisis is aggravating the health crisis in Peru

The unemployment caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the threat of hunger have forced millions of Peruvians to venture out and risk infection

Brazil sees record spike in COVID-19 infections with close to 35,000 new cases on Tuesday

President Jair Bolsonaro has repeatedly refused to follow preventive measures recommended by the WHO

Víctor Polay: Incarceration in a Peruvian Naval Base

The political prisoner has spent the past two decades in complete isolation in a special penitentiary center on a Naval Base in Peru. Amid the spread of COVID-19 the incarcerated population is especially at risk

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We also look at the struggles and demands of the Peruvian people as they deal with the pandemic and the lifting of the lockdown in Wuhan.

Peruvians fight the COVID-19 outbreak amid water crisis and neoliberalism

The government led by President Martín Vizcarra has taken measures that heed social distancing, but has completely disregarded the water criss in the country, which is fundamental in avoiding contagion of the novel coronavirus

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