Embattled Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro's comments to a woman with six children went viral just as coronavirus arrived to tax the nation's already precarious health system.
Sarah, a native New Yorker, wound up in Uruguay on the Fulbright grant. English teaching, film student-ing, and writing at Zenger News. Past translator and writer at Latin American News Digest. Nutty person, in the cashew sense. Here's her first poetry collection: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/48497229-core-collection
The Uruguay government closed the country's border with Argentina as the country went from no confirmed cases to more than a hundred in a week.