Last week, the Brazil Federal Police — with authorization from the Supreme Court — launched the largest operation ever against supporters of a sitting president.
The early lockdown controlled the initial spread, but cases are rising again due to a lackluster tracing program
Countries with no early lockdowns such as Brazil and Chile lead in deaths, but Uruguay's success suggests other factors are also in play
Emergency Central Bank measures to stop run against the peso will have counterproductive effects if they stay for the long run
Bankrupt agribusiness firm owes Argentina hundreds of millions, but government factions, owners, and debtors are still clashing over what to do
The return of import permits raises alarms among economists, as country goes back to old tricks to stop losing dollars
The government's CuidAR app is now close to mandatory for many districts and activities, but privacy and implementation problems remain
Critics of Fernández's approach to the pandemic are gaining space in public discourse
Which regions are most at risk from the pandemic? Are poorer or richer neighborhoods seeing more cases?
The spread between the official and black-market value of the currency is increasing economic instability