Brazil tops 100,000 virus deaths as Trump extends economic aid

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - Brazil became the second country to pass the grim milestone of 100,000 coronavirus deaths Saturday as US President Donald Trump signed executive actions extending economic help in the world's worst-hit nation.The US leader's orders followed failure by his Republican party and opposition Democrats to agree on a new stimulus package despite the country's double digit unemployment, business downturn and stubbornly high coronavirus infection rates.Meanwhile just a day after Latin America and the Caribbean became the hardest-hit region in the global pandemic, Brazil reported ...


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