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By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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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...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 30th, 2016
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Obama administration betrays Israel with UN Security Council vote, noting using veto

The UN Security Council passed a resolution betraying Israel by condemning the building of homes and businesses within its borders. Fourteen of the 15 nations approved it and the United States-refusing to veto it-abstained. The More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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Venezuela: Violent crime, shortages prompt travel warning

The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens against travel to Venezuela due to violent crime, social unrest, and pervasive food and medicine shortages. Image/CIA All U.S. direct-hire personnel and their families More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 6th, 2016
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Mike Lee, Marco Rubio speak out against OAS, funding ‘cultural imperialism’ in Central and South America

The Organization of American States (OAS) is funding “cultural imperialism” related to abortion and marriage in Central and South America, according to Senators Mike Lee, R-UT, and Marco Rubio, R-FL, in a new More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
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Venezuela: The tragedy of socialism in real time

Back in May, then Democratic presidential hopeful and devout socialist, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders was asked about what was happening in Venezuela, a socialist country teetering on collapse. Image/CIA In an More...

By Guest Author On Friday, January 1st, 2016
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How Can We Trust People to Protect Us if They Can’t Even Protect Their Computers?

With the presidential race well and truly on, it seems the country is divided. We have certain presidential candidates spewing true hate speech and losing support even from their own party members while being stripped More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, September 13th, 2014
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Rev Majed el Shafie interview: ISIS, dangers of Islam and solutions to improve human rights

One Free World International founder Rev. Majed el Shafie is one of the world’s leaders in fighting for human rights, speaking out about the global persecution of Christians and the struggles to strike peace More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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Dominican Republic chikungunya case count exceeds 250,000

Despite all the efforts the Dominican Republic Health Ministry have taken to get the chikungunya outbreak in the country under control, the number of cases continue to increase, and sometimes increase greatly, More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Locally acquired dengue fever reported in Miami-Dade County

Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County officials received confirmation of the first locally acquired case of dengue Fever in Miami-Dade County in 2014 on Wednesday, according to a health department press More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
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Paraguay reports first chikungunya case

The Paraguay Health Ministry has issued a public alert after the discovery of the country’s first imported chikungunya case, according to a Prensa Latina report (computer translated). Aedes aegyptiImage/CDC According More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, June 27th, 2014
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Chikungunya in the Caribbean: ‘Locally acquired’ cases top 260,000, more than half from Dominican Republic

The number of autochthonous chikungunya cases in the Caribbean shot up by a whopping 70,000 as the total cases recorded in Central America, the Latin Caribbean and non-Latin Caribbean now exceeds 260,000, according More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 9th, 2014
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Edward Snowden and the NSA one year later

It’s important to reflect on the year that NSA monitoring of all Americans became public. Business Insider detailed a list of the facts we’ve learned from Edward Snowden and the subsequent leaked documents More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, June 6th, 2014
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Venezuela reports imported chikungunya case

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is reporting an imported case of chikungunya virus in a traveler returning from the Dominican Republic, according to an El Universal report yesterday (computer translated). The More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Florida reports 10 imported chikungunya cases in 2014

The number of mosquito borne infectious agents spans a plethora of viruses (dengue , chikungunya, West Nile virus, Eastern Equine encephalitis virus and St. Louis encephalitis virus  and parasites (malaria and filariasis). More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, May 15th, 2014
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Venezuela: Dengue fever cases up a third compared to 2013

The number of dengue fever cases in the South American country has increased by 37 percent in 2014, as compared to the same period in 2013, according to an El Universal report Wednesday. Aedes aegypti Image/CDC During More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Chikungunya in the Caribbean update

The chikungunya outbreak in the Caribbean and Latin America continues to roll on with increases in cases in most affected areas. The latest numbers released by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, March 30th, 2014
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North Cotabato beauty, Mary Jean Lastimosa, crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2014

The competition was stiff last night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum as 40 talented and beautiful Filipinas vied for the sought after title of  Bb. Pilipinas Universe. Mary Jean LastimosaImage/Facebook 26-year-old More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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New report: Christian persecution increasing and spreading

In a recently-released summary report called “Persecuted and Forgotten?” Aid to the Church in Need has revealed a worldwide growth in discrimination against Christians in scope and frequency. The persecution More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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Venezuela is the most likely country of origin for the dengue outbreak in Madeira in 2012: study

I covered the dengue fever outbreak on the Portuguese island of Madeira since the first locally transmitted cases were detected in early October 2012, both here at The Global Dispatch and on the Infectious Disease More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 23rd, 2014
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Protests in Venezuela continue as students pack the streets, inflation tops 56%

The failures of socialism and a brutal dictator are again on display in Venezuela as student protesters pack the streets, violence surges under clouds of tear gas and inflation reportedly tops 56%. Image/CIA Opposition More...


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