The Economic Challenge of Surviving the Pandemic in Latin America

Besides the dead, Covid-19 has left other victims in the region: millions of new poor and unemployed and businesses closed. From Mexico to Brazil, entrepreneurs and workers report what they are doing to get by.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The owner of four restaurants in Mexico City fighting alongside his employees to preserve the business amid the crisis and restrictions; an entrepreneur from São Paulo who decided to close his chain of gyms at the start of the pandemic because of the uncertainties; a student who financed law school in Buenos Aires dancing tango for tourists who no longer come; an actor who, after losing his job, added his bicycle to the orange tide of the Rappi App couriers in Bogotá and had two accidents.

These are four of the other victims of the . . .

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