Latin America News Headlines
Mexico adds nearly 5,000 new confirmed Covid-19 cases
MEXICO CITY, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Mexico reported 4,983 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 200 deaths on Sunday, according to Health Ministry data, bringing the total number of infections since the pandemic began to 3,569,677 and 271,503 fatalities.
Migrants flown out of Texas border city after thousands cross Rio Grande
DEL RIO, Texas/CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico (Reuters) - U.S. authorities have moved 3,300 migrants in the last two days from a Texas border city where thousands of mostly Haitians had gathered under a bridge after crossing the Rio Grande river from Mexico, officials said on Sunday.
Soccer-Icardi strikes late to give PSG win over Lyon on Messi's home debut
PARIS (Reuters) - A late Mauro Icardi strike earned Paris St Germain a last-gasp 2-1 home victory against Olympique Lyonnais with Lionel Messi making limited impact on his Parc des Princes debut on Sunday.
UPDATE 1-World leaders return to U.N. with focus on pandemic, climate
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 19 (Reuters) - World leaders are returning to the United Nations in New York this week with a focus on boosting efforts to fight both climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, which last year forced them to send video statements for the annual gathering.
Brazil reports over 150,000 COVID-19 cases in one day amid Rio backlog
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil reported 935 COVID-19 deaths on Saturday and some 150,106 additional cases, according to data released by the nation's Health Ministry, an unusually large number due to what officials said was an adjustment in how case numbers are tabulated.
World leaders return to U.N. with focus on pandemic, climate
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - World leaders are returning to the United Nations in New York this week with a focus on boosting efforts to fight both climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, which last year forced them to send video statements for the annual gathering.
Rugby-Flyhalf Carreras can be proud of Pumas performance, says coach Ledesma
(Reuters) - Argentina coach Mario Ledesma praised the performance of Santiago Carreras after the 23-year-old excelled for the Pumas in his new role as flyhalf against New Zealand in their Rugby Championship clash in Brisbane on Saturday.
UPDATE 3-U.S. authorities accelerate removal of Haitians at border with Mexico
CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico, Sept 18 (Reuters) - U.S. authorities moved some 2,000 people to other immigration processing stations on Friday from a Texas border town that has been overwhelmed by an influx of Haitian and other migrants, the Department of Homeland Security said on Saturday.
Soccer-Former Brazil midfielder Paulinho leaves Al Ahli
Sept 19 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Al Ahli have parted ways with former Brazil midfielder Paulinho by mutual consent due to emergency circumstances, the club said on Saturday, less than two months after the 33-year-old signed for the Jeddah-based team.
Soccer-Atletico Mineiro win again to stay top in Brazil
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (Reuters) - Diego Costa and Hulk scored shortly before half time and Eduardo Vargas added a late penalty to give Atletico Mineiro a 3-0 win over Sport on Saturday and extend their lead at the top of Brazilâs Serie A to seven points.
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