PBS NewsHour

COVID is driving political, economic crises in Latin America

Clip: 06/01/2021 | 7m 12s | Video has closed captioning.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Costa Rica, meeting with leaders from Central America as COVID-19 worsens across Latin America and the Caribbean. Peru on Tuesday revised its official death toll, almost tripling it — to 180,000 — making it the worst death rate per capita in the world. Vaccine distribution and equity are likely to come up during Blinken's visit. Producer Ali Rogin reports.

Aired: 06/01/21

Rating: NR

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