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Guatemala will be declared in “nutritional risk” next week

Guatemala: 145 thousand families need food assistance this year

The Government of Guatemala declared next week “nutritional risk” in the Central American country with the aim of creating policies to solve the malnutrition problem faced by millions of Guatemalans. Read Article

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Guayaquil, Husband allegedly kills x-wife with machete in front of their children

Maria del Pilar Mite, 35, was killed with a machete in her sleep and before her sons, 18 and 10 years. The crime occurred at 04:00 yesterday in the block 8 of the cooperative’s Orchards in the north of Guayaquil. The main suspect in the murder would Agapito Chamaidán Gabriel Bohorquez, 42, exconviviente of Mite, […]

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Colombia, 15 human traffickers detained, bringing undocumented across Ecuador border

After a year of research and monitoring, staff of the Administrative Department of Security, DAS, captured 15 people who were involved in smuggling of migrants in the cities of Ipiales, Pasto, Cali, Bogota, Medellin and San Andres. Among those captured in this operation, is a former DAS official who was assigned to the Group Migration […]

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Montevideo Uruguay, 1,600 people living on the streets

Living on the street. An urban problem that has become visible and dramatic dimensions. Wrapped in nylon sheets on mattresses polyphonic or wet tiles, hundreds of parks occupy Montevideo, portal buildings, shops and cinemas, a reality that defies the voluptuous figures of the economic boom. Read Article

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TRANSLATINA, trailer from documentary about transvestites (graphic)

This is the trailer from the documentary ‘TRANSLATINA’ released in 2010. It documents the lives of transvestites – the trailer focuses on transvestites in Peru. WARNING: THE TRAILER SHOULD BE VIEWED BY MATURE AUDIENCES – GRAPHIC.

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City of Rio finds over 11,000 outbreaks of dengue

The County Department of Health and Civil Defense of Rio de Janeiro has mapped 11,354 possible outbreaks of the mosquito Aedes aegypti, which transmits dengue. The sweep took place today during the morning a big group effort. Read Article

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Brazil, State of Rio has ten municipitalities with dengue

The state of Rio has ten municipalities with dengue epidemic, three more than last week. Joined the list of cities with many cases of the disease Cabo Frio, Silva Jardim and Lamb. Already included a list of the most affected as Jesus of Itabapoana, Canterbury, Saint Anthony of Padua, Mage, Mangalore, and Guapimirim Seropédica. According […]

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Colombia, proof of yellow fever vaccination required in some national parks

The management of National Parks of Colombia require the presentation of the card that proves to be vaccinated against yellow fever. The scheme will apply in 36 areas of the park system. Among the parks where the card is required include the National Natural Park Gorgona National Natural Park Los Farallones de Cali, Sanctuary Malpelo […]

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Argentina, Expected rains may spread dengue, Tucumán

So far this year in Tucuman no confirmed cases of dengue but the rain and the temperatures recorded in the province are forced to maintain alertness, because they may enhance the spread of the virus. Read Article

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Paraguay: suspended surgeries to deal with patients with dengue

Paraguay’s public hospitals indefinitely suspended surgeries to give priority attention to the more than 13,000 patients with dengue, which has caused 18 deaths this year, formally announced Wednesday. “From Thursday there will be no surgeries because all beds available in hospitals are available for dengue patients,” confirmed Edgar Gimenez, Vice Minister of Health. Read Article

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Peru, 25 suicide attempts so far this year in Juliaca, Puno and Yunguyo.

A total of 25 people attempted to commit suicide, mainly for family reasons, economic and sentimental, so far this year, as recorded entertainment that manages the mental health area of ​​the Regional Health Directorate by Puno Reynaldo Luna. Read Article

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Ecuador, In all walks of life, Violence against Women

Some readers or viewers may consider domestic violence against women away to their reality because it occurs mainly in poor socio-economic classes, right? Definitely not unique to low socioeconomic levels. There are many professional women of high economic situation that cross but might be a bit more elusive to accept it. In these cases the […]

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Honduras, clinic under investigation for exporting babies to Guatemala

The Public Ministry (MP) is investigating a clandestine clinic in Santa Barbara, to be trafficking newborns to “export” to Guatemala, where they are used for sale or for drug trafficking. Following a complaint by a mother who reported that three months ago gave birth to a child, and that was not delivered by staff working […]

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Venezuela, Juvenile delinquency is a psychosocial problem

Two bands composed of teenagers were caught by officials Polisotillo in March Hablar sobre la adolescencia es algo que los expertos en el tema dilucidan como actualidad, debido al gran número de jóvenes que hoy se suman a cometer actos hamponiles por diferentes eventos acontecidos en sus cortas vidas. Talking about adolescence is something that […]

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Argentina Police rescued 10 children forced into slave labor Bolivia

Friday police rescued 10 children in Bolivia, obliged to forced labor in the international pass-Villazón La Quiaca, northern Argentina. Young people between 11 and 17 were used to transport illegal goods between southern Bolivia and the nation. The operation, which were also arrested five men and a Bolivian woman, was conducted by the Gendarmerie, Argentina […]

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22% of Costa Ricans Have Sex Before Age 15

The Encuesta Nacional de Salud Sexual y Reproductiva (National Survey of Sexual and Reproductive Health) presented on Thursday reveals that 22% of men and 11.2% of women, aged between 15 and 44, in Costa Rica say to have had their first sexual experience before their 15th birthday, while 67.9% of men and 51.4% of women […]

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Boliva, fleas, scabies and skin diseases widespread in shelters

The presence of fleas, scabies, hives and other skin conditions are part of the problems encountered in the shelters where they shelter the victims of the megadeslizamiento, according to Deputy Health Minister Martin Maturano. Read Article

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Mapuches take control of church in protests

About 50 Mapuche took the church of Our Lady of Carmen, in the city of Cañete, in protest against the sentence of 25 years in prison for the operational leader of the Coordinadora Arauco-Malleco (CAM), Héctor Llaitul and the other three Mapuche than 20 years. Read Article

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Costa Rica – 20 Young Americans Rescued Who Suffered Various Attacks in “Teen Mentor Program” Academy

The Patronato Nacional de la Infancia (PANI) – Costa Rica’s child welfare agency – says it rescued on Monday a group of 20 American minors who allegedly received psychological and physical abuse by managers of a reformatory in Puntarenas. The academy “Teen Mentor” has been operating since 2010 in the Hotel Carra in Tarcoles de […]

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Bayer extends support to fight Chagas disease

Bayer HealthCare has extended its agreement with the World Health Organization (WHO) to fight Chagas disease, a deadly and neglected tropical disease caused by blood sucking insects. The five-year extension will come into effect in April 2012, when the previous agreement signed in 2007 expires. Read Article

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Brazil, Paraná registers nine deaths from dengue since the beginning of the year

he Ministry of Health of Paraná confirmed on Monday the record of nine deaths due to dengue since the beginning of the year. Until last week, six deaths had been confirmed in the state. Altogether, there were five deaths in Jacarezinho, two in London, one in Carlópolis (all cities in the north of Paraná) and […]

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Mexico’s drug war takes increasing toll on children; 1,000 reported killed since 2006

The crime report describes the body of the shooting victim in the plain, unadorned language of the police: Thin. Black hair, light brown skin, purple blouse. Bullet wound in chest. Then comes the age: About 4 years old. Children, from toddlers to early teens, are increasingly falling victim to the brutal violence of Mexico’s drug […]

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Colombia, Peru, guerilla youth armies

The Guerrillas’ Youth Armies Claudia Sánchez-Bustamante/DIÁLOGO 16/03/2011 Abuses against Minors and Vulnerable Populations in the Hands of Terrorist Movements Seventeen thousand minors are part of the internal armed conflict in Colombia according to the Colombian non-governmental organization (NGO) “Our Children: Task without End” (“Nuestra Niñez Tarea Sin Fin”). The International Tribunal on Children Affected by […]

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Ecuador, some young women using, “Tampax on the Rocks”

A new trend among teenage girls has evolved in Ecuador. Called “Tampax on the Rocks”, young women are dousing tampons with liquor and then using them in their private areas to become intoxicated. Extra.ec recently reported this activity and that it is an apparent attempt to disguise using alcohol from their parents or authorities. The […]

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Mexico, Cooperatives Offer an Alternative

After years of decline, the cooperative movement in Mexico is reviving as a relatively safe haven from the shocks of the neoliberal free- market model of production and the financial and food crises that have affected the country. “Cooperatives have had a positive impact on job creation, investment, education and health. They have helped drive […]

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Argentina, Rural Slavery at Time of Record Earnings

Crowded into precarious mud-floored dorms or sheet-metal trailers or forced to live in tents of plastic sheeting, with neither piped water nor electricity, after working 14-hour days: these are the harsh conditions faced by hundreds of thousands of rural workers in Argentina despite bumper crops and record earnings for agribusiness. Read Article

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Brazil, International affairs dept now in charge of Paraopeba river cleanup

Brazil’s international affairs department (SAIN) has taken charge of the approval process for Minas Gerais state utility Copasa’s (Bovespa: CSMG3) project to clean up the Paraopeba river basin, program coordinator Paulo Fernando Lopes told BNamericas. Read rticle

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Chile Joins Global Breast Milk Sharing Network on Facebook Read more: http://www.benzinga.com/press-releases/11/03/p922248/chile-joins-global-breast-milk-sharing-network-on-facebook

Chile is the 45th country to form a Facebook community page that connects mothers and babies who need human milk with mothers offering to donate. Read Article

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Santa Fe, Argentina, alert for leishmaniasis and dengue

Although in recent days appeared no more infected dogs, say it is very likely to continue further cases. Meanwhile, the disease transmitted by Aedes aegypti is advancing rapidly in Santa Fe The City continues with the operations and calls for local cooperation. Read Article

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Peru, 14 year old dies from dengue, was working in mines

The director of the Hospital Carlos Juliaca confirmed the first case of hemorrhagic dengue fever in the city. The case was reported after a 14-year-old from Madre de Dios presented symptoms had to be taken to hospital in the city. It was learned that the child had contracted the disease by working in the informal […]

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International Women’s Day shines fresh light on Mexico’s ‘femicides’

Ecatepec, Mexico – It’s been two years since Obdulia de Paz’s former boyfriend broke into her home and killed her mother and daughter with the help of his son, nephew, and a friend. “The police carried my daughter out wrapped in a blanket filled with blood,” Ms. de Paz says. “I wanted to see her […]

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Arequipa: Residents complain of water pollution in Cerro Colorado

About 32 companies engaged in processing animal skins cause pollution to the environment affecting the health of residents of 15 settlements located in the district of Cerro Colorado, Arequipa, denounced the leader of the semi-Private Pachacutec, Jose Del Carpio. Read Article

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Cusco Peru, 5 underaged children rescued on way to work in gold mines

Five underaged children were rescued while they were being transported to work in the gold mines of Madre de Dios. Police stopped the truck the children were riding in at Quispicanchi, Cuzco. During questioning the children revealed they were kidnapped by a female at the Plaza De Armas de Urcos(Cusco) who was transporting them to […]

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Mexico City, Transgenered allow to access area designated for women on metro

Mexico City .- Metro Authorities instructed the security personnel and surveillance to allow transgender persons to assume their identity of female, have access to cars intended for the exclusive use of women. Read Article

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Mexico City, 64.3 Percent of battered women don’t file complaints

The 75 percent of six thousand women who reported being assaulted by her partner now lives independently and away from his assailant, said Martí Batres Guadarrama, Secretary of Social Development, to deliver 150 new cards yesterday acceptance program against domestic violence. Read Article

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Peru, 23,000 older residents of Arequipa are learning to read and write

According to the state’s literacy program director, there are 23,000 seniors participating in a reading and writing program. Read Article

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Paraguay, Political commentator gunned down in front of his family

Assassins shot and killed last night in Itakyry, department of Alto Paraná, the political commentator and Medardo colorado Romero. According to preliminary data, strangers came to the house of the victim and shot him in front of their children and then made a quick escape. Read Article

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Paraguay, Peasants (Carperos) to begin protests land invasions on Monday

The peasant leader José Rodríguez, leader of the National League “camp assistants” and president of violent Partido Patria Libre, announced that from Monday, will start massive protests and invasions of stays in several departments. Read Article

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Lima, Peru, Large investment for water and sewer development

President Alan Garcia today signed a Supreme Decree authorizing a transfer of 148 000 000 625 000 144 nuevos soles for the execution of works of water supply and sanitation in Lima and provinces through local governments. Among the beneficiaries for drinking water works and sewerage scheme 7, 9 and 10, Sector Villa El Salvador, […]

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Patients with dengue have to purchase own syringes in the Regional Hospital

Regional Hospital patients in Ciudad del Este, affected with dengue are forced to buy everything from syringes to blood collection to expensive medications with which the said public health center does not count. Yesterday, the offices were closed for national holiday and sick people crowded into the emergency sector. Read Article

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Buenos Aires urges measures taken to reduce dengue

Elcomercial.com.ar reported the Minister of Health for Buenos Aires is urging residents to take measures to reduce the risk of dengue fever. He indicated that March is susceptible to the disease because of the heat, humidity and rain. The minister recommended to empty or cover pools and to eliminate the accumulation of water.

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136 cases of dengue have been reported in Táchira, so far this year

During the first seven weeks of 2011, Táchira State health authorities have confirmed 136 cases of dengue, 114 classic and 22 hemorrhagic type. Read Article

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First milk bank opened in Peru

he center will have 20 women donors who provide 30 liters of milk per month to save the lives of premature babies. The collection station is located in San Juan de Lurigancho.On Thursday opened the first center of milk collection in Peru, located in the local Association of Children Workshop in San Juan de Lurigancho. […]

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Peru, breast milk best defense for premature baby

“Breast milk is a food that becomes the best defense for a premature baby the best food and talking about nutrients,” emphasized Dr. Yuli Sanchez, coordinator of the Breastfeeding Committee of the Institute of Child Health. Speaking to RPP Noticias, the expert explained that this is reflected in the large number of these children who […]

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