From the Document: "The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is having widespread economic, social, and political effects on Latin America and the Caribbean. As of June 22, 2021, the region had over 36million confirmed cases(20% of cases worldwide) and over 1.2 million deaths(32% of deaths worldwide). Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Colombia, and Argentina hadthe highest numbers of deathsin the region. Looking at mortality (death) rates per 100,000 population, Peru had the highest recorded COVID-19 mortality rate in the region, followed by Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, and Mexico."
CRS In Focus, IF11581
Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/