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The New Statesman's coverage of the world's first pandemic Games since 1920.
A long history of US intervention in Latin America cannot be separated from the current crises.
The evidence suggests that the Delta and Gamma variants are more dangerous for everyone, including young people.
From Mexico to Argentina, the pandemic has intensified inequality, social unrest and political instability.
The long-awaited Escazú Agreement could bring stability and an environment-first approach to the region.
Lax lockdowns, a slow vaccine roll-out and the spread of a new Covid variant have resulted in the highest number of daily deaths in the world.
Both countries have high vaccination rates, but the difference in Covid case rates can serve as a lesson to the UK.
Roberto Mangabeira Unger joins Jeremy Cliffe and Emily Tamkin on the World Review podcast
With the former president now eligible to contest the 2022 election, the Brazilian left finally has cause for hope.
Mass vaccination programmes are effective – but can risk siphoning resources away from routine care.
Hopes that the Amazon city of Manaus had achieved herd immunity have been dashed.