The president of El Salvador warned on Monday that security forces had been ordered to enforce quarantine orders more rigorously to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, confining offenders to "containment centers" and confiscating their cars.
Spain's government wants to consolidate the current rate of coronavirus contagion slowdown in Europe's second-worst hit country, Health Minister Salvador Illa said on Monday, as Spain enters its fourth week of confinement.
Planes used by the U.S. government to deport Central American nationals will bring back U.S. citizens in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador as coronavirus travel restrictions reduce commercial flights.
El Salvador's government said on Wednesday it had suspended deportation flights of its nationals from the United States and Mexico until further notice in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus, following a similar step by Guatemala a day earlier.
LIMA/ASUNCION/SAN SALVADOR/BOGOTA, March 16 (Reuters) -
C ountries around Latin America tightened restrictions on Monday
to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, with Peru deploying
military personnel on the streets, Costa Rica and Colombia
closing their borders and Paraguay imposing a curfew.
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