News & Analysis

COVID-19 and water as a ‘common good’

We here reproduce an article by Maria Teresa Oré of the Catholic University (PUCP) commissioned by Punto.edu, the university newspaper. "Wash your hands with soap and water for twenty seconds and several times a day" "Use soap and water to save your life" Those are...

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Peru in lockdown over Covid-19

Over the past week, Peru has gone into lockdown in response to the increasing number of cases of Covid-19. On top of the closure of borders and the suspension of international air, land and sea/river traffic, the Vizcarra government has imposed tight controls over all...

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Covid-19 will put health system to the test

The Coronavirus (Covid-19) continued to spread over the last week with cases attributed to local infection, not just cases coming from abroad. At the time of going to press there had been 38 cases officially reported, 16 more than 24 hours ago. The threat is, of...

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