Fifty countries, including the U.S., were reported to still be "near the peak of their infection curve," according to data compiled by Reuters.
Arce was Bolivia's Minister of Economy and Public Finance during Evo Morales' nearly 14-year presidency.
Argentina still has real work to do to reach out to its Jewish community and right its past wrongs.
The country has overtaken the number of cases in Italy and Spain, reporting the fourth-highest number of infections in the world after the U.S., Russia and the U.K.
"With their neighbors inside, some hunters are spending quarantine targeting jaguars, pumas and ocelots," Esteban Payán from Panthera told Newsweek.
Some 13,500 U.S. citizens abroad have sought U.S. assistance in returning home, a senior State Department official has said.
Russia warned against "attempts being made in this region of the world to repeat the scenario of the infamous "color revolutions" in a thinly-veiled criticism of U.S. intervention.
Authorities need public policies, infrastructure and services to help fully integrate new arrivals and ensure they fuel growth instead of becoming a burden.
President Donald Trump railed against communism, socialism and Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, but Caracas' diplomat spent the speech reading about revolutionary Simón Bolívar.
"Russia has become our most important pillar of support in various areas," Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said.
"Limiting the temperature increase during the 21st century will help to avoid it," an expert told Newsweek.
"Russia and Venezuela reject any form of interventionism," said Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodríguez, whose boss recently confirmed he was "looking for all means of dialogue" with the U.S.
The latest sweeping U.S. sanctions on Venezuela target Chinese and Russian businesses, but Beijing and Moscow argued they would continue supporting the socialist leader opposed by Washington.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov called the U.S. blockade on Cuba "unacceptable" and "unlawful economic coercion."
Brazil is refusing to refuel two Iranian ships for fear of being hit with President Donald Trump's sanctions as the U.S. and Iran vie for influence in Latin America.
The U.S. and Iran are engaged in sky-high tensions in the Persian Gulf and they also back opposing sides in Venezuela's political crisis.
The head of U.S. Southern Command called for the "right, focused and consistent military presence" to tackle Russia, China and Iran in Latin America.
"The disease was imported to Honduras in 1972 from Asia, and is now present across Latin America and the Caribbean," Daniel Bebber told Newsweek.
"You have seen the Maduros around the world who just cling to their power, no matter how they treated their own people. And it's just time for him to go," said Kellyanne Conway.
The group of 12 politicians asked Donald Trump to use Washington's influence within the Organization of American States to prevent Bolivian President Evo Morales from running for another term.
Russian troops will remain in the country "as long as they need it, and as long as the Venezuelan government needs them," Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova told reporters.
"I believe in an inclusive foreign policy—one that centers on human rights, justice and peace as the pillars of America's engagement in the world, one that brings our troops home and truly makes military action a last resort," Representative Ilhan Omar wrote.
Senator Marco Rubio denied being behind the massive blackout in Venezuela, where President Nicolás Maduro vowed to defeat "American imperialism" trying to overthrow him.
The Trump administration has officially recognized the Venezuelan National Assembly as the legitimate democratic government of the South American country.
Though U.S. relations with Latin America "were not perfect" under the Obama years, the former vice president argued that U.S. allies and trading partners in the hemisphere have faced a "torrent of antagonism" from President Donald Trump.
"We are looking at cooperation where we can and pushing back aggressively where we must," General David Goldfein said.
"These tyrants fancy themselves strongmen and revolutionaries, icon and luminaries," Bolton said in his speech.