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Conservatism Threatens AIDS Prevention in LatAm

Agence France-Presse

AIDS is under control in Latin America and the Caribbean but a conservative wave threatens efforts to prevent the spread of the deadly HIV virus, UN experts said this week.

To Reduce Teen Pregnancies, Start with Education

Inter Press Service

Studies have shown that keeping girls in school improves their sexual and reproductive health. A recent released report by Save the Children shows that the higher a mother's level of education, the lower children's under-five mortality rate.

NIH Awards $31M for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Discovery

Hispanically Speaking News

Duke University of Durham, N.C., and the Scripps Research Institute of La Jolla, Calif., have been awarded $31 million in first-year funding to lead the new Centers for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology & Immunogen Discovery (CHAVI-ID).

Mexico's Drought Turns Farms Into Dust

Global Post

The unprecedented drought that has parched northern Mexico — and stretched into Arizona, New Mexico and Texas — has been as good for the scavenging buzzards as it has been calamitous for the region's ranchers and farmers.

Mexicans Second Most Sexually Active, Says Survey

Daily Times

Mexicans have been ranked as among the second most sexually satisfied in the world, according to a global survey conducted by condom manufacturer, Durex.

Mexico City's Green Transportation Revolution

Hispanically Speaking News

Everything from bicycles to electric taxis are taking over one of the busiest and most polluted cities in the world. Check out the Global Post video on Mexico City's green transportation revolution.

A Person's Gait Could be Early Sign of Alzheimer's


Subtle changes in the way a person walks can be an early warning sign of cognitive decline and a signal for advanced testing, researchers report.

Love is in the Air: Photos Capture Flamingos in Flight

Daily Mail UK

Love really was in the air when this flock of colorful flamingos gathered together to form the shape of a heart.

2012 Living Planet Report


The 2012 edition of the LPR highlights the tremendous pressure that humanity is putting on our planet. We are using 50 per cent more resources than the Earth can provide. By 2030, even two planets will not be enough.

Hiker Convicted for Guadalajara Nature Reserve Blaze


A hiker who sparked a deadly blaze that killed 11 firefighters in Guadalajara, Mexico, was sentenced to two years in prison and fined $12.3 million.

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