Chileans rediscover community kitchens as coronavirus, and hunger, bite

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Poor neighbourhoods in the Chilean capital Santiago have seen a resurgence in the…

Brazil rises to No. 2 in coronavirus cases, suffers 1,001 new deaths

Relatives react during the burial of 64-year-old Raimunda Conceicao Souza, who died from the coronavirus disease…

UK to introduce quarantine for international arrivals from June 8

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will introduce a COVID-19 quarantine for travellers arriving from abroad from June…

Turkey hopes ‘healthy tourism’ scheme will conquer coronavirus slump

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – At a luxury hotel in Istanbul, staff in gloves and masks space out…

Czechs say epidemic under control; further lockdown easing on Monday

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Czech health authorities believe the spread of the new coronavirus is under control…

Thailand to extend coronavirus emergency to end of June

FILE PHOTO: A crowd of passengers is seen in a train, after the Thai government eased…

India reports biggest 24-hour rise in virus cases as lockdown eases

FILE PHOTO: A migrant family waits to get registered before boarding a train to their home…

Delegates at China’s virus-delayed congress tested and masked

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s top leaders took the stage in front of a sea of masked…

Guatemala president scolds U.S. for deporting migrants with coronavirus

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei criticized the United States on Thursday for sending…

Mexico posts record 2,973 coronavirus cases in single day

FILE PHOTO: An employee of the municipality of Iztapalapa gives sanitizing gel to a woman arriving…

China reports four new coronavirus cases in mainland as of end-May 21

FILE PHOTO: Residents wearing face masks line up for nucleic acid testings at a residential compound…

Brazil suffers record daily coronavirus death toll, soon to be world No. 2

FILE PHOTO: Gravediggers carry the coffin of Antonia Rodrigues during her funeral who passed away from…

Brazil suffers record 1,188 daily coronavirus deaths

FILE PHOTO: Workers of a funeral parlour, wearing protective clothing, are pictured after removing the body…

Bolsonaro will sign $10.7 billion coronavirus package but wants public pay freeze

FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro adjusts his mask as he leaves Alvorada Palace, amid the…

U.S. flies coronavirus aid to Russia where cases are climbing

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A U.S. Air Force plane delivered a first batch of medical aid including…

South Korea makes first foreigner arrest over quarantine violation

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean police arrested a foreign national for violating the country’s mandated 14-day…

South Africa scientists say up to 50,000 COVID-19 deaths possible

A member of medical staff arrives for a screening and testing campaign aimed to combat the…

Indonesia’s COVID-19 battle faces crucial test over Eid holiday

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Thousands of Indonesians made a late dash to leave Jakarta for their hometowns…

Russia’s official coronavirus death toll passes 3,000 mark

FILE PHOTO: Russia’s Emergencies Ministry members wearing protective gear spray disinfectant while sanitizing the Leningradsky railway…

China-backed AIIB approves $250 million loan for Bangladesh’s COVID-19 response

People wait in the queue outside of a coronavirus testing center amid concerns over coronavirus disease…

China reports two new coronavirus cases for May 20 vs 5 day earlier

FILE PHOTO: Residents wearing face masks line up for nucleic acid testings at a residential compound…

Mexico registers record one-day coronavirus death toll with 424 fatalities: health ministry

FILE PHOTO: A health worker wearing protective suit transports a woman suspected of being infected with…

Brazil coronavirus outbreak worsens as country could soon be No. 2 in cases

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s coronavirus outbreak worsened on Wednesday and the South American…

Peru’s confirmed coronavirus cases surpass 100,000: health ministry

FILE PHOTO: People wait outside Lima’s central market as Peru extended a nationwide lockdown amid the…

Mexican funeral homes face ‘horrific’ unseen coronavirus toll

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Like many people around the world, Mexican funeral home owner Salvador Ascencio…

Turkey eases quarantine restrictions on arrivals from abroad: Anadolu

FILE PHOTO: People wearing face masks shop at Eminonu district, amid the spread of the coronavirus…

Russia’s coronavirus infections pass 300,000, deaths near 3,000

A member of the Russian Emergencies Ministry wearing protective gear sprays disinfectant while sanitizing the Leningradsky…

Mexico coronavirus cases hit new daily record of 2,713

Cemetery workers place a coffin, containing the body of a 52-year old woman who died of…

China reports five new COVID-19 cases for May 19 vs 6 day earlier

FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective face mask uses a phone at a park in…

Brazil suffers record coronavirus deaths, Trump mulls travel ban

FILE PHOTO: Gravediggers carry the coffin of Avelino Fernandes Filho, 74, who passed away from the…