19 March 2020 – Closed land border for 15 days

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Type of Intervention: Border measures
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Government of Brazil closed the land border with Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Suriname and French Guiana for 15 days. Only citizens, permanent residents, diplomats, international agency officials and trucks of goods may cross.
Full details here: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/03/coronavirus-travel-restrictions-border-shutdowns-country-200318091505922.html