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October, 2021

  • 5 October

    A Bad Week for Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg at The Door

    -Editorial Anxiety and doubt were the reaction among social media users on Oct. 4 around the world as Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp were down for many hours.  The social media giants were not available for us for most of the day causing communication problems among people who rely on those …

September, 2021

  • 22 September

    Almost 2 million people die from work-related causes each year

    -Editorial Work-related Diseases and injuries were responsible for the deaths of 1.9 million people in 2016, according to the first joint estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO). According to the WHO/ILO Joint Estimates of the Work-related Burden of Disease and Injury, 2000-2016: Global Monitoring …

  • 2 September

    THE WAR OF THE BUDS

    By: Javier Sánchez Valenzuela “El Cerveciáfilo” It is pronounced České Budějovic although for short they can say Budějovice OK?  Although the Germans who want to do everything their way call him Budweis. Of course, I am talking about it as a picturesque city located in the southwest of the Czech …

August, 2021

  • 5 August

    FIFA launches #ReachOut campaign for better mental health

    -Editorial FIFA has launched #ReachOut, a campaign designed to raise awareness of the symptoms of mental health conditions, encourage people to seek help when they need it, and take action every day for better mental health. With the support of past and current football players, the World Health Organization (WHO), …

May, 2021

  • 27 May

    Airlines Could Weight Passengers Before Boarding

    -Editorial Airline passengers may be required to step on the scale at the airport or share how much they weigh before boarding a flight, a new report suggests. Data airlines use to measure passenger weight to ensure safety onboard planes may be outdated as the obesity rate in the U.S. …

  • 26 May

    People are asking to investigate the origin of Covid-19

    -Editorial According to information recently published by The Wall Street Journal, three researchers from China’s Wuhan Institute of Virology fell ill and sought hospital care in November 2019, months before the pandemic was declared, in such a way that this could strengthen the growing calls for a more detailed investigation …

  • 3 May

    Americans Could Travel to Europe Very Soon

    -Editorial Americans haven’t been able to visit Europe on nonessential trips for over a year, but that now looks set to change. Fully vaccinated tourists from the States will be able to come to the European Union over the summer, Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission, has …

March, 2021

  • 16 March

    Devastatingly pervasive: 1 in 3 women globally experience violence

    -Editorial Violence against women remains devastatingly pervasive and starts alarmingly young, shows new data from WHO and partners. Across their lifetime, 1 in 3 women, around 736 million, are subjected to physical or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence from a non-partner – a number that has …

February, 2021

  • 20 February

    US officially rejoins Paris climate agreement

    -Editorial Secretary of State Tony Blinken announced Friday that the United States formally rejoined the Paris climate agreement, arguing it will “help us all avoid catastrophic planetary warming” and “build resilience” around the world. The Paris Agreement is a legally binding international treaty on climate change. It was adopted by …

  • 17 February

    PAHO Director warns that damage from COVID-19 disproportionately impacts women

    -Editorial PAHO Director Carissa F. Etienne warned that the health, social and economic effects of COVID-19 are disproportionately impacting women and called for heightened attention to the pandemic’s gender disparities. “To overcome this pandemic, countries must recognize and respond to the gender dynamics of this outbreak. This starts with ensuring …

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