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Latin America and the Caribbean: Impact of COVID-19 [Updated May 4, 2022]   [open pdf - 542KB]

From the Document: "The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is having widespread economic, social, and political effects on Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). As of May 3, 2022, the region had nearly 1.7 million deaths (over 27% of deaths worldwide). Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Colombia, and Argentina had the region's highest numbers of deaths. Looking at deaths per 100,000 people, Peru had the highest recorded COVID-19 mortality rate in the region, followed by Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, and Trinidad and Tobago[.]" This document discusses economic impact, political impact, and U.S. policy considerations.

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CRS In Focus, IF11581
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2022-05-04
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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pdf
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