Showing posts with label Latin America. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Latin America. Show all posts

Sunday, October 09, 2016

Latin America expresses solidarity with Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

Several governments in Latin America have expressed their solidarity with Haiti and have offered humanitarian aid after Hurricane Matthew caused over 800 deaths and significant material losses in the Caribbean nation.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Cuba to deploy 9,000 troops to prevent Zika virus

Cuban President Raul Castro on Monday called on his people to help prevent the entry of the Zika virus in the island while dispatching 9,000 troops to strengthen vector control and sanitation efforts.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Latin America's solar energy potential being tapped

Latin America's solar energy potential has drawn world attention and will be fully tapped as global solar companies start to invest in a host of regional countries.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Colombia Reports 5,000 Zika Cases in First Weeks of 2016

Since the Zika virus outbreak struck Colombia in October last year, over 16,000 clinically and laboratory confirmed and suspected cases have been reported by health authorities. During the first weeks of 2016, over 5,000 confirmed and suspected cases have been recorded.

Health Organization Stresses Preventive Actions Against Zika Virus

The Pan American Health Organization, the regional office of the World Health Organization has released a statement on the transmission and prevention of the Zika virus, the mosquito-borne virus the agency says is "new to the Americas."

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Video: Chilenos inventan un dispositivo que transforma el aire en agua

 Un grupo de ingenieros y diseñadores de Chile ha creado un pequeño dispositivo que transforma el aire en agua, un invento que, según ellos, permitirá "democratizar el agua".

Monday, December 08, 2014

L'Amérique Latine s'engage à reboiser près de 20 millions d'hectares

Sept pays d'Amérique latine se sont engagés dimanche à reboiser près de 20 millions d'hectares de terres dégradées d'ici 2020, dans le cadre de la conférence de l'ONU sur le climat qui se tient actuellement à Lima.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

UN: Marking one year since Hurricane Sandy, UN officials urge focus on Caribbean.


Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in Nicaro, Mayarí municipality, Cuba. UN Photo/UNDP/AIN FOTO/Juan Pablo Carreras
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29 October 2013 – On the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy making landfall in the United States, United Nations officials are reminding the public not to forget the storm’s less documented Caribbean victims.
Commemoration ceremonies will take place around the northeast United States today, particularly in New York, where the devastating storm caused over $18 billion worth of damage to the city.

EL News