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By The Dispatch On Monday, March 19th, 2018

Venezuela crisis: Venezuelans fleeing their country, Neighboring countries stretched to capacity

Since 2014, more than 4 million Venezuelans have fled to find safety, food and medicines in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Argentina, the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Aruba, Curacao and Spain. Image/CIA Neighboring More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Five Things Likely to Get More Expensive in 2018

Today’s economy is a global economy. No longer to countries run independently from one another; markets are networked and connected like never before. A poor wheat crop in the U.S. can cause hunger and price hikes More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

3 Healthcare Certifications You Can Take with You Around the World

If you have thought about eventually relocating to a different country, you have to be concerned about what you’re going to do for a living. Business owners might not be as concerned if they can operate their More...

By Guest Author On Friday, March 9th, 2018

Good News for Renewable Energy: 101 Cities Sourced at Least 70% of Their Electricity from Renewable Sources in 2017

2018 hasn’t got off to a good start for renewable energy and climate change advocates: President Trump’s tariff increase on imported solar panels and the surge of arctic air that hit Europe end-February were More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Science Channel sets ‘Mysteries of the Abandoned’ season 2 premiere for March 20

A Cold War anti-ballistic missile complex in the desolate plains of North Dakota. A Utopian city in Brazil built by Henry Ford. A prison complex in Cuba that once held Fidel Castro. These and other strange, yet More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 1st, 2018

University of Richmond professors Jory Brinkerhoff and Manuella Meyer received Fulbright awards

University of Richmond biology professor Jory Brinkerhoff and history professor Manuella Meyer have received Fulbright awards to support their research projects. Jory Brinkerhoff, a disease ecologist who studies More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Newsbusters: Media ‘reluctant’ to call collapsing Venezuela ‘socialist’

Media watchdog Newsbusters took aim at the press over their avoidance of the “S-word”: socialism. “As Venezuela plunges deeper into humanitarian crisis, the broadcast and cable networks barely More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, January 20th, 2018

5 Countries You Can Go for the Best Cosmetic Surgery Experience

Cosmetic surgery in on the rise  and has been since the late 90’s. More surgeons, more affordable services, and the influence of media all contribute to the increase in the number of procedures done annually. More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, January 12th, 2018

Chagas disease: 7 family members from Lábrea infected, Açaí consumption suspected

In a follow-up on a report from last week, the Health Surveillance Foundation (FVS-AM) now reports seven Chagas disease cases from the same family group in  the southernmost municipality of Lábrea in Amazonas More...

By Red Diogenes On Thursday, January 11th, 2018

First look at Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock in ‘Venom’, 5 Symbiotes confirmed

Fans groaned as Sony dropped the first photo from Venom, the Spider-Man spin-off starring Tom Hardy (Mad Max Fury Road, The Dark Knight Rises, Dunkirk) as titular anti-hero/villain. Why the disappoint? Hardy is More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

‘Man of Steel 2’ ‘Cyborg’ and ‘Justice League 2’ no longer in the works for Warner’s DCEU

Warner Bros. and DC Films announced they were restructuring the DCEU following the poor reception and domestic box office performance of Justice League, and fans at the Brazil Comic Con got their first look at More...

By Red Diogenes On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Josh Boone details ‘New Mutants’, trilogy of horror films, casting and ties to comic books

While attending the Fox panel at this year’s CCXP (Comic-Con Experience) in Sao Paulo, Brazil, The New Mutants director Josh Boone, Alice Braga (Dr. Cecilia Reyes), writer Knate Lee, Henry Zaga (Sunspot), More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Zika: Pregnant women should be tested more than once, study says

Molecular tests to detect Zika virus, which enable identification of the pathogen’s genetic material in body fluids, such as blood, urine, semen and saliva during the acute phase of infection, have been used More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

George Soros funding pro-abortion groups, messaging all around the globe

When conservative media cover billionaire investor George Soros’ support for abortion, it focuses mainly on the funding of Planned Parenthood, but his list of other organizations include the International Women’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Trump crushes Venezuela’s ‘faithfully implemented’ socialism, Nicolas Maduro calls him ‘the new Hitler’

President Donald Trump urged world leaders Tuesday to help restore “democracy and political freedoms” in Venezuela, singling out the South American country as a vivid example of the failures of socialism More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Yellow fever updates for Brazil and Peru

In Brazil, since the beginning of the outbreak in December 2016 up to 20 April 2017, there were 2,900 cases of yellow fever reported, of which 681 were confirmed. This total includes 372 deaths (234 confirmed), More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

5 Top Museums You Need to Visit to Help with Your History Studies

There are thousands of museums around the world that house a variety of art and history pieces for the public to view, but what museums offer the biggest and most famous collections? If you’re currently studying More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, February 24th, 2017

Guatemala: government shuts down Women on Waves ‘abortion boat’

The Guatemalan government has detained a vessel, called the Adelaida, sent by a Dutch abortion group, Women on Waves, only a day after it arrived in the country’s largest port. “We are fine but our project is More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 13th, 2017

Nat Geo’s ‘Big Cat Week’ starts Monday, Feb 20, schedule details revealed

For millions of years, big cats have stood atop the food chain as treasured icons of the wild. We have a deep, ancient connection with these revered predators. We admire them; we fear them; and now, we need to fight More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 21st, 2017

Venezuela is world’s ‘Most Miserable’ country again

The 2016 Misery Index shows that Venezuela ranks the “most miserable country” for the second year in a row. According to economist at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. He is also More...

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