How Trump and Bolsonaro Broke Latin America’s Covid-19 Defenses
David D. Kirkpatrick
The two presidents drove out 10,000 Cuban doctors and nurses. They defunded the region’s leading health agency. They wrongly pushed hydroxychloroquine as a cure.
Douglas A. Blackmon
One more infuriating revelation of
’s incompetence AND callous recklessness that has killed 1000s in Brazil & across South America. Extraordinary reporting by
David Kirkpatrick & José María León Cabrera
Carlos del Rio
Trump and the “Trump of the Tropics” worked together to make the pandemic in Latin America one of the most severe in the world.
My God, this story. Trump actively exported his COVID incompetence to Latin America, where he and Bolsonaro crippled the continent’s response, causing who knows how many unnecessary deaths. The man is just a calamity of corruption and ineptitude.
Populism in action: “Mr. Trump and Mr. Bolsonaro drove 10,000 Cuban doctors and nurses out of impoverished areas of Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia and El Salvador. Many left without being replaced only months before the pandemic arrived.”
Horrifying story of mass death caused by the Bolsonaro and Trump, for needless ideological reasons.
Vote Dem for the Planet
Two anti-science idiots
Trump's anti-science, ideological response to #COVID19 is not only responsible for millions of excess illnesses and tens of thousands of unnecessary deaths in the US. It's also caused massive suffering & death in Latin America. Bolsonaro gets the assist.
#latinamerica #covid19 response hobbled by poor leadership in Brazil and US
“#Trump and Mr. Bolsonaro drove 10,000 Cuban doctors and nurses out of impoverished areas of Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia and El Salvador. Many left without being replaced only months before the pandemic arrived.”
Behind the curve, indeed.
Hans Rocha IJzerman
Trump and Bolsonaro (and Raoult) are responsible for thousands of deaths in Latin America.
As an American that lived 16 years in Brazil this makes me so incredibly sad.
“In their zeal to get rid of the Cuban doctors, the Trump administration has punished every country in the hemisphere, and without question that has meant more Covid cases, and more Covid