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A team of 217 Cuban health professionals arrive in Pretoria, South Africa, on April 27th, to help in the fight against coronavirus. Photograph: Dino Lloyd/Gallo Images via Getty Images

The mayor of one of Italy’s biggest cities was effusive in her praise for the Cuban medics who spent three months in the country helping fight coronav(...)

Pedestrians in the Pinheiros neighbourhood of São Paulo, Brazil. Photograph: Victor Moriyama/The New York Times

By late March, the Mexican government calmly predicted that its coronavirus outbreak would peak in April. A few weeks later, it changed its prediction(...)

View of houses devastated by the overflowing of a creek due to the torrential rains caused by the passage of tropical storm Amanda in San Salvador. Photo by Yuri Cortez/ AFP via Getty Images

At least seven people have died and hundreds have been evacuated in El Salvador as the first tropical storm of the Eastern Pacific season drenched pa(...)

Inmates lined up during a security operation under the watch of police at the Izalco prison in San Salvador. Photograph: El Salvador President Press Office via AP

Rights groups condemned El Salvador’s president on Monday for releasing startling photos of hundreds of jailed gang members stripped to underwear and (...)

Wayne Jordan in Leaving at the Project Arts Centre as part of Where We Live.

Stories of Irish emigration get told in cliches. Our emigrants are exiles, driven by poverty, a lack of hope, or fleeing the tyrannical hand of the op(...)

Federico Julián González: ‘I’m an Irish citizen who was born somewhere else. My alliances to this country are enormous because it’s where my kids are growing up.’ Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Federico Julián González was three when his father, a doctor, was arrested by El Salvador’s military junta for caring for a guerrilla fighter. His fat(...)

Buses transporting evacuees from coronavirus-hit China’s Hubei province drive past demonstrators during a protest against their arrival. Photograph: Vlaentyn Ogirenko/Reuters

Ukraine’s health minister has gone into quarantine with 72 evacuees from China to calm panic over the coronavirus, after villagers clashed with police(...)

Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert attend an American Factory screening at Soho House in West Hollywood, California. Photograph: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Netflix

Established in 1825 as a utopian community and today still known for its laidback vibe, the town of Yellow Springs, Ohio, is a progressive outpost sur(...)

Wanda’s Bar in Belém a port city on the Amazon River in Brazil, has been closed since gunmen massacred 11 people there in May. Photograph: Tyler Hicks/The New York Times

The masked gunmen pulled up to Wanda’s Bar at 3.49pm on May 19th and began firing the moment they left their vehicles. Two people, including Wanda her(...)

Members of the XV Caravan of Central American Mothers looking for missing migrant children in Talisman, Chiapas state, on the Mexican border with Guatemala. Photograph: Getty Images

Guatemala is marketed across the globe as the “Heart of the Mayan World”. Photographs of spectacular jungle pyramids and smiling indigenous women, car(...)

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