- Apr 17, 2021
There was no “bang” when most of Latin America rang in the New Year due to restrictions caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, but in Venezuela, Mexico, and Brazil, 2021 brought “new” concerns.
Although 2020 seemed to be a year in which time stood still, Latin America continued to be a region in turmoil.
Not only were many situations in Latin America not put on pause by COVID-19 during 2020, they were actually exacerbated by the virus.
ROSARIO, Argentina — When history books look back on how the Catholic Church experienced Christmas 2020, no matter where that history is written, inevitably the COVID-19 pandemic will loom large. In Rome and around the world, bishops and other Catholic leaders called for vaccines to be made available to poor
The Venezuelan bishops are warning parliamentary elections called by President Nicolás Maduro for Dec. 6 will aggravate the political and economic crisis in the country.
According to one Venezuelan bishop, the world should be concerned by the growing military presence of Iran in his country.
The Venezuelan bishops’ conference said government plans for congressional elections in December are “immoral” and would only aggravate the South American nation’s political and humanitarian crisis.
Jan Piñeros walked along a Colombian highway with his family, braving the midday heat.