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11Oct2017
Hunger and Obesity on the Rise in Latin America, UN Food Body Warns

teleSUR

Hunger is on the rise in six Latin American countries, with about 42.5 million people starving in the region, according to a new FAO/PAHO report.

10Oct2017
Monarch Butterflies Begin the Long Journey to Mexico

Great Big Story

The largest insect migration in the world ends each year in Michoacan, Mexico. Millions of monarch butterflies travel from the United States and Canada to pass the cold months in the towering trees of this beautiful forest.

09Oct2017
The WHO Says the World Is Running Out of Much Needed New Antibiotics

Inter Press Service

The world is running out of new antibiotics to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a new specialized report warns.

07Oct2017
Mexico Launches Roundup to Save Vaquita Porpoise

Center for Biological Diversity

Wildlife officials in Mexico next week will attempt to capture and protect some of the last vaquita on Earth in a desperate effort to save these small porpoises from extinction.

06Oct2017
UNAIDS Warns HIV-Related Stigma, Discrimination Is Preventing Access to HIV Services

UNAIDS

New report from UNAIDS gives evidence and highlights best practices on confronting stigma and discrimination to ensure access to health services.

05Oct2017
New Tropical Storm Nate Builds Below Gulf of Mexico

NPR

A new tropical storm has formed in the southwestern Caribbean Sea — and it is expected to develop into a hurricane before possibly hitting the U.S. Gulf Coast late this weekend.

04Oct2017
15,000 People Form Giant Pink Ribbon in Mexico’s Fight Against Breast Cancer

Agencia EFE

Some 15,000 people formed a giant pink ribbon to launch the annual campaign to raise awareness about breast cancer in Mexico, at a ceremony headed by Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto.

03Oct2017
Dolphin Baby Boom Could Follow Recent Hurricanes

Newsweek

Hurricanes Irma and Maria tragically caused incredible damage throughout the Caribbean to both humans and property. But amid the horrors, there may be one tiny bright spot to come: more baby bottlenose dolphins.

02Oct2017
Cuba Sends Specialized Medical Brigade to Mexico Post-Earthquake

Havana Times

Cuba has sent a brigade of 37 doctors and paramedics to the Mexican state of Oaxaca to attend the victims of the earthquake that left nearly 100 people dead on September 7.

30Sep2017
Where Does 50M Tons a Year of Toxic E-Waste Go?

Inter Press Service

Each year, the electronics industry generates up to 41 million tons of e-waste, but as the number of consumers rises, and the lifespan of devices shrinks in response to demand for the newest and best, that figure could reach 50 million tons this year.


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