ASUNCION/SANTIAGO, July 27: Coronavirus cases in Latin America for the first time have surpassed the combined infections in the United States and Canada, a Reuters tally showed on Sunday, amid a surge of infections in Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Colombia and Argentina.

Civil unrest sparked by a subway fare hike has widened to reflect anger over high living costs and inequality in one of Latin America’s wealthiest countries.

VENEZUELA, Sept 18: As Venezuelans live with an unprecedented and recurring shortage of food and medicines, suffering through an economic crisis characterized by the highest inflation in the world and the lowest wages in the region, President Nicolas Maduro continues to send millions of barrels of subsidized crude oil to Cuba.