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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 Data airlines use to measure passenger weight to ensure safety onboard planes may be outdated as the obesity rate in the U.S. …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 …

January, 2021

  • 11 January

    The two visions of international relations

    Mario Beltran Mainero Diplomat, law graduate, and master in international relations. At the academic level, there are two main views on international relations: realism and liberalism. These two visions are not only theoretical filters that serve to understand the interactions between countries. They also show us, at a philosophical level, …

  • 9 January

    Ricky Martin Will Be Recognized for His Career as A Human Rights Activist

    -Editorial If there is a name that since reaching the peak of his career has not ceased to sensitize society about various causes that deserve attention, as well as use his voice and position as a link to unite wills and seek solutions, it is Ricky Martin. His humanitarian work …

  • 1 January

    New Year’s Day Celebrations Were Different but with The Same Spirit of Celebration

    -Editorial This New Year’s Day went down as one of the quietest ones in history. While many people were at home celebrating with their families, many of the big cities around the world still had fireworks celebrations but without gatherings. Restrictions were placed on New Year festivities around the world …

December, 2020

  • 19 December

    PAHO calls for boosting hospital capacity to cope with COVID-19 surge

    -Editorial The Americas has been experiencing “the highest levels of COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic” and health authorities should issue clear guidance to protect communities and act to boost hospital capacity in affected areas, the Director of the Pan American Health Organization Dr. Carissa Etienne warned today.  …

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