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Coronavirus and Latin America: 4 Possible Outcomes

March 09, 2020

Latin America is not at the center of the coronavirus epidemic, but it’s clearly not immune either. Cases have been confirmed in a dozen countries (at least 25 in Brazil and 12 in Argentina), while financial markets are tumbling here, too - in a region that was already struggling with stagnant economic growth and political unrest even before this latest crisis hit.

There is still so much we don’t know: The virus’ true mortality rate, the economic disruption it will cause or whether it will be less severe in Latin America’s generally warmer, more tropical climes. But it’s not too...

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