Thousands of Venezuelan migrants who sought a better life in neighboring Colombia are being forced to leave because of the pandemic.
With the oil price down and the coronavirus pandemic taking its toll, Colombia faces its worst economic setback in a decade. Businesses are fighting to get into gear again after four months of partial lockdowns.
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, emerging economies are suffering from an unprecedented slowdown in investment, trade and tourism. Economists fear that many countries will go off the rails.
The COVID-19 pandemic has closed borders and shut abortion clinics. Some countries have even blocked access to websites that counsel people on terminating pregnancies. All this is making safe abortions much harder.
During the pandemic and the resulting crisis in aviation, most pilots have been grounded. But as the business picks up again, certified cockpit staff might be scarce, as Andreas Spaeth reports.
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