Frustrated with the lagging pace of vaccinations at home, well-off Latin Americans have been flying north for a shot — and feeling guilty about those left behind.
Category: Asuncion (Paraguay)
The country, one of South America’s poorest, has received just a few thousand doses of Covid-19 vaccine. On Friday, the health minister resigned as doctors in full critical care units ran out of basic drugs.
The police in the Paraguayan capital, Asunción, fired tear gas and rubber bullets on Friday to disperse crowds protesting record numbers of coronavirus cases and the country’s troubled health care system.
Security forces used rubber bullets and tear gas against demonstrators in the capital as fury rose over the government’s handling of the health crisis.