Coronavirus Hits Indigenous Groups In Colombian Amazon On Brazilian Border

Posted by on June 12, 2020 8:34 am
Categories: US National Stories

A Colombian Huitoto man sails on a raft along the Takana river in Leticia, Amazonas department, Colombia, on May 20, during the coronavirus pandemic.

The governor of Amazonas, Colombia, says it was impossible to cut the area off from Brazil, even as the virus spiked. Now the Colombian border town of Leticia is a coronavirus hot spot.

(Image credit: Tatiana de Nevó/AFP via Getty Images)

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