Argentine Province with 18,000 People Cut Off; Chronic Shortages of Water and Food

There are currently 18,800 residents held in gyms, schools and hotels, suffering from a shortage of water, food and access to hygiene and without medical follow-up.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For almost a year now, the province of Formosa, one of the poorest in Argentina, has been completely isolated from the rest of the country. Only residents are allowed access to the area, and even then, only after complying with long and draconian health measures enforced by the local government to fight the coronavirus.

Images of crowded gyms, no isolation of infected people, crowded camps at the borders and people crying out for help from inside hotel rooms have shocked Argentines.

In addition to demanding a negative test result to enter the country, the government requires . . .

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