Puerto Rico's Corporate Bullies: The Pharmaceutical Industry

by Rodrigo FernosThe US Congress needs to dig much deeper into its investigation of the pharmaceutical industry's malfeasance. Aside from price gouging, these are also corrosively (and criminally) influencing political...

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Equipo de Univisión listo para ser deportado de Venezuela

Fuente: NoticelEl equipo de Univisión que se trasladó a Caracas para hacerle una entrevista al gobernante Nicolás Maduro y que fue retenido en el palacio presidencial, ya se encuentra en el Aeropuerto Internacional de...

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Violence and insecurity threaten Mexican telescopes

Source: Science MagazineTwo astronomical observatories in Mexico have scaled back access and operations because of security threats, Mexico’s National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics (INAOE) in San...

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Brazil’s new president has scientists worried. Here’s why

Source: Science MagazineBrazil has long been a frontrunner in climate change policy and environmental diplomacy. The international conventions on climate change and biological diversity, for example, were born during the...

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Meet the Ebola workers battling a virus in a war zone

Source: NatureA crack runs down one window of the armoured vehicle transporting epidemiologist Mamoudou Harouna Djingarey through Beni, a city in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). An...

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Billions suffer from poor access to water, sanitation and hygiene, says Unicef and WHO report

Source: MercoPressBillions of people around the world are continuing to suffer from poor access to water, sanitation and hygiene, according to a new report by UNICEF and the World Health Organization....

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Brazilian government accused of suppressing data that would call its war on drugs into question

Source: Science MagazineSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL—Is Brazil experiencing a drug epidemic? The answer to that question has spiraled into a legal battle between scientists and government officials over the...

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Olas de calor en Sudamérica: entre 5 y 10 veces para mediados de siglo

Fuente: SciDev   En los países del norte de Sudamérica las olas de calor podrían aumentar entre cinco y diez veces para mediados de siglo, mientras que el Cono Sur los días con temperaturas...

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