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Peru reimposes Sunday curfews to stop virus spike

Peru reimposes Sunday curfews to stop virus spike

Peru will re-impose a ban on people leaving their homes on Sundays and outlaw family parties, authorities said Wednesday as the nation reported a record number of new coronavirus cases.Since the government started lifting containment measures on July 1, the nu

'Love is not tourism': hope for couples kept apart by virus

'Love is not tourism': hope for couples kept apart by virus

Are the long months of lonesome waiting finally over?Coronavirus travel restrictions have kept lovers and unmarried couples apart since the outbreak, but governments around the world are now showing more understanding of their plight, with some introducing mea

US consumer prices jump in July, pushed by autos

US consumer prices jump in July, pushed by autos

US inflation is picking up pace as consumer prices jumped 0.6 percent again in July, mirroring the June increase, and driven up by new and used car prices, government data showed Wednesday.After plunging in the first two months of the coronavirus pandemic, the

Amazon fires a 'lie' says Brazil's Bolsonaro

Amazon fires a 'lie' says Brazil's Bolsonaro

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said it is a "lie" that fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest, despite data from his own government showing the number of blazes is rising.The far-right leader has faced international condemnation for presiding over