Latin America: four countries with the highest incidence rates in the world. The ASG global COVID-19 update

A detailed analysis of the global progression of the pandemic, and of government’s responses, prepared by the global strategic advisory and commercial diplomacy firm, Albright Stonebridge Group. Key Takeaways Latin America now contains four of the seven countries in the world with the highest daily incidence rates of COVID-19 – Brazil, Peru, Chile, and Mexico -. Simmering social tensions – which peaked in many countries in late 2019 – might resurface. Protests have already appeared in Chile, Ecuador, and Brazil. This week, countries across the world cautiously continued with their reopening plans after many leaders had to scale back – or completely pause – efforts to reopen following renewed spikes in COVID-19 cases. In India, roughly 5 million migrant workers have […]


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Global Tourism Industry on Track for Full Recovery by 2024

The global tourism industry is set to reach, and possibly surpass, pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2024, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). Five years post-COVID-19, the sector is experiencing a robust resurgence driven by a surge in international travel, improved air connectivity, and strong rebounds in key regions. However, global dynamics must be managed carefully to ensure stable and continuous growth. In 2023, international tourism reached 88% of its 2019 levels, a significant recovery favored by the reopening of Asian markets, as highlighted by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The Middle East led the way, surpassing pre-pandemic levels by around 20%, with Europe, the Americas, and Africa following close behind at approximately 90% of their […]