July 24, 2020

Video of sobbing woman begging Peru president to save husband goes viral

Arequipa (Peru) (AFP) – A video of a mother running behind a van carrying Peru’s President Martin Vizcarra and begging him to save her husband from COVID-19, has gone viral.”Mr. President, Don’t go!” screams a tearful Celia Capira as she begs for a hospital bed for her husband in the video shot on Sunday in Peru’s second largest city, Arequipa.But the 32-year-old mother of three’s story did not have a happy ending, as her husband Adolfo Mamani, 57, died on Tuesday.Arequipa’s overwhelmed hospital system which lacks both beds and oxygen couldn’t save him.”They killed him; he was well, they told …

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