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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.  …

  • 14 December

    Almost 2 billion people depend on health care facilities without basic water services

    -Editorial Around 1.8 billion people are at heightened risk of COVID-19 and other diseases because they use or work in health care facilities without basic water services, warn WHO and UNICEF. “Working in a health care facility without water, sanitation and hygiene are akin to sending nurses and doctors to …

  • 9 December

    WHO reveals the leading causes of death and disability worldwide

    -Editorial Noncommunicable diseases now make up 7 of the world’s top 10 causes of death, according to WHO’s 2019 Global Health Estimates, published today. This is an increase from 4 of the 10 leading causes in 2000. The new data cover the period from 2000 to 2019 inclusive. The estimates …

  • 8 December

    The Weasel’s Tale Brings an Amazing Cast Together

    -Editorial Oscar Winner Juan Jose Campanella’s “The Weasel’s Tale,” will have its premiere on Dec. 11 but people will be able to part of a question and answer session with the director.  People are invited to be part in a free live stream bilingual question and answer on Sunday, December …

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