One sign of the economic crisis in Uruguay is the return of soup kitchens like the one run by "Solidar Uruguay." For the first time in 15 years, Uruguayans are dependent on food donations again.
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Poverty had been widespread in Spain long before COVID-19 hit the southern European nation. Since the early 1980s, 10% of the population has been without a job. Stefanie Claudia Müller reports.
The Red Cross has decried the politicization of the pandemic, warning that the "divisive" responses by leaders in countries such as Brazil and the United States was taking its toll. Follow DW for the latest.
Confirmed infections in Europe have passed one million and over 100,000 are dead, but Spain and the Netherlands are among the countries to report a drop in daily new cases. Follow DW for the latest.
Global confirmed cases stand at almost 1.7 million, with more than 100,000 deaths. The US has overtaken Italy to become the country with the highest number of confirmed cases, with more than 20,000 deaths.
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