On the Back of the Pandemic, the Militarisation of Latin America is Gathering Momentum, Analysts Warn

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NEW YORK, Nov 17 (IPS) – During the Covid-19 pandemic, armed forces in Latin America have been taking on essential tasks: manufacturing protective equipment, delivering food and treating civilians in hospitals. In at least a dozen countries, soldiers have been deployed to enforce containment measures, often using brute force, on populations made up of largely poor informal workers.

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