Tag archive for ‘Latin America’
By Guest Author On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Startups showing the most potential in Brazil

Brazil is enjoying an economic boom, with the country almost single-handedly helping Latin America to generate more than $1 billion US dollars in venture capital investments in the past year alone. Indeed, the country’s More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

El Salvador is Open for Business

As the world becomes more globalized, countries across Latin America are seeing growth and investment from overseas businesses. Indeed, brands from McDonald’s to Apple to Amazon are spending more investing in 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 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 Robert On Saturday, November 28th, 2015

Brucella outbreak reported in Blagoevgrad district, Bulgaria

The Bulgarian Food Safety Agency is reporting another outbreak of brucellosis in the southwest of the country, according to a Focus Information Agency report Friday. Officials say the outbreak located in the village More...

By Adam Lee On Friday, June 26th, 2015

Shrewd Financial Firms Doing Business Overseas

Successful financial companies are constantly adapting to change. Recent changes have opened up huge opportunities for firms that are willing to do business outside of the US. In fact, foreign markets may present More...

By Adam Lee On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Substance Abuse and Addiction: Global Issues

It’s no secret that the United States is in the midst of a drug epidemic. From the rising popularity of prescription medications to an increased use of drugs like heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine, rates More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 14th, 2014

Spread of banana fungal disease, Fusarium wilt, concerns UN agency

PRESS RELEASE The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is warning countries to step up monitoring, reporting and prevention of one of the world’s most destructive banana diseases, Fusarium More...

By Robert On Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Carter Center says it will work to eliminate river blindness in 10 countries in Africa and Latin America

The Carter Center announced today that it will no longer only control river blindness, but instead it will work with ministries of health to eliminate it in all 10 countries in Africa and Latin America in the areas More...

By Robert On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
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Venezuela H1N1 outbreak kills 17

Swine flu, or H1N1 influenza is alive and well in the South American country of Venezuela as an outbreak of the pandemic strain has infected some 250 individuals, killing 17, according to a Fox News report. Image/CIA “We’re More...

By Robert On Monday, May 6th, 2013

Five sickened with psittacosis in Argentina, outbreak linked to illegally sold birds

Argentine health officials are warning the public not to buy birds sold on the street after at least five people have contracted the very serious disease, psittacosis, according to El Tribuno report May 4. Public More...

By Robert On Friday, April 26th, 2013

Smoked wild boar the source of trichinella outbreak in Argentina

An outbreak of the parasitic infection, trichinellosis, in San Martin de los Andes,Neuquen province, Argentina has been linked to the consumption of smoked wild boar, according to the Argentine news source, rionegro.com More...

By Robert On Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Bolivia: Health officials say one million are infected with Chagas disease

According to a report today by the Latin American Information Agency, the Head of the Health Ministry Chagas Program, Max Enríquez said at least one million Bolivians are infected with the parasitic infection, More...

By Robert On Saturday, February 16th, 2013

Yellow fever death reported in in Cochabamba, Bolivia

A person from the city of Oruro, contracted and died from yellow fever in the tropical regions of Cochabamba, Bolivia, being the first such fatality from the mosquito borne viral disease, according to a La Razon More...

By Robert On Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

Dengue-free Uraguay prepare for the emergence of the virus

Along with Chile, Uruguay was the only Latin American country that was considered “dengue-free”; however, health officials are investigating four suspected cases of dengue – three in the nation’s capital More...

By Robert On Sunday, December 9th, 2012

Brazil reports first case of ‘Mad Cow disease’ in a cow that died two years ago

In a case, that has left U.S. cattle producers critical of the government’s reliance on foreign countries and the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), Brazil has reported its first case of bovine spongiform More...



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