Blog: South America

'I Can't Stop': In Vast Informal Economy, Pandemic Adds to Pressure - link

The article entails information are the Middle America's response to the COVID-19 outbreak, mainly focusing on the impact that it will have on the Economic system. With a majority of Middle America not having jobs that could be done from home, "with jobs that put them in contact with strangers and then retiring at day's end to overcrowded home", and the weak public health systems.  A geographic concept that is involved in the story are: Ejidos which are communally owned farms of 20 or more people, this concepts shows the issue where jobs that can't be done by staying at home and are done with many other people.