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Five-month-old Brazilian baby survives coronavirus after 32 days in coma
After spending a month in an induced coma due to Covid-19, Dom, a 5-month-old Brazilian baby, gets to go home and celebrate his 6-month birthday.

The world's new Covid-19 epicenter could be the worst yet
For months, Latin America watched the rest of the world suffer as the coronavirus spread. It is a spectator no longer.

The Latin American country that got its Covid-19 response right
Despite the different approaches by regional and national authorities, Latin America as a region now faces a harsh, common reality: the pandemic seems to be unstoppable, regardless of efforts made.

Timeline: What Bolsonaro said as Brazil's coronavirus cases climbed
Brazil has now claimed the grim title of most Covid-19 cases globally after the US. More than 25,000 people in Brazil have died, and some experts say the death toll could quintuple by August. Hospitals and graveyards alike are being stretched to their limits.

Salvadoran leader says he takes hydroxychloroquine
Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele said Tuesday he uses hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malarial drug touted by US President Donald Trump as a potential coronavirus cure, even though international health experts have questioned its efficacy and have warned of harmful side-effects.

Scenes from inside Brazil's worst-hit city
From quiet streets with families self-isolating, to frenetic hospitals and busy graveyards, CNN shares stories from Manaus, the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in Brazil.


Brazil is one of the few large countries in the world where coronavirus cases — and death rates — are still rising.

Why didn't Peru's strict measures stop the coronavirus?
Peru's President Martin Vizcarra declared on March 15 a nationwide state of emergency that included mandatory self-quarantine, and shuttered the country's borders. But the virus surged all the same.

Costa Rica becomes the first Central American country to legalize same-sex marriage
The move to marriage equality follows an August 2018 ruling by the country's Constitutional Court, which ruled that laws preventing same-sex marriage were unconstitutional.

Canadian report alleges 'dire' abuse in care homes
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he is 'deeply disturbed' by a Canadian military report, which documents allegations of abuse and gross neglect in at least five seniors' homes in the past few weeks.

Latin America is now the 'epicenter of the outbreak,' says health official
Latin America has surpassed Europe and the United States in the daily number of reported Covid-19 infections, the director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said Tuesday, putting the region at the center of the global outbreak.

Canada wants national sick leave plan in place for second wave of the coronavirus pandemic
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is trying to give all workers a minimum of 10 days paid sick leave per year as Canada starts to prepare for a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Brazil faces a dark week as Covid-19 toll soars
Brazil appears to be entering another dark week, as coronavirus cases grow by the thousands and controversy swells around President Jair Bolsonaro.

Brazilian mayor launches furious attack on 'stupid' Bolsonaro
The mayor of a Brazilian city that has been badly hit by the coronavirus has rounded on Jair Bolsonaro, saying the President is "co-responsible" for the nation's vast death count.


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