Hurricane Iota will prove to be a catastrophic hurricane for Central America, which is already struggling to recover from the devastation caused by Hurricane Eta two weeks ago
According to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), more than 2.5 million people from Panama to Belize have been affected by the tropical storm Eta
Reports state that the devastating storm has claimed more than 70 lives, forced the evacuation of thousands of people and caused significant damage to infrastructure and homes throughout Central America
The member countries reaffirmed their commitment to work together to fight the pandemic and support each other in revitalizing the economies in the post-pandemic scenario
Human rights reports indicate that sanctions are impeding the access to essential medicines and medical equipment in the sanctions-hit countries
Telesur was founded in 2005 in a collaborative effort between Venezuela, Uruguay, Nicaragua, Cuba and Bolivia, as an alternative to mainstream media narratives
Officials from the Trump Administration announced new severe sanctions as part of their ongoing efforts to attack socialism in the region.