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Hurricane Iota makes landfall in Nicaragua as a record-breaking Category 5 storm

Source: Tampa Bay TimesCentral America braced for its second major hurricane in as many weeks as Hurricane Iota, now a record-setting Category 5 storm, roared ashore in Nicaragua Monday night.The storm made landfall in...

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Alarm grows over Trump administration acting 'more akin to a dictatorship' as he denies election defeat

Source: CNN(CNN)President Donald Trump's administration is taking on the characteristics of a tottering regime -- with its loyalty tests, destabilizing attacks on the military chain of command, a deepening bunker...

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Los celos de Gerson Beauchamp

por Rodrigo FernósLo bueno, y malo, de Twitter es que uno aprende de alguna manera el genuino pensar de las personas, que aflorece sin uno tener que sucitarlas.  El otro dia en una discusión con Daniel Colón Ramos, un...

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The New Latin America

The New Latin America AuthorsFernando Calderon, Manuel Castells Translated by Ramsey McGlazerLatin America has experienced a profound transformation in the first two decades of the 21st century: it has been fully...

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‘Myopic’ funding cuts may force Mexican scientists to leave major international organizations

Source: Science MagazineOn 9 October, Tonatiuh Matos, president of the Mexican Physical Society (SMF), received an email that he says left him speechless. In it, the National Council of Science and...

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Q&A: Modelos matemáticos contra enfermedades del presente y el futuro

Fuente: SciDev   A principios de 2020, la epidemióloga colombiana Zulma Cucunubá era una investigadora poco conocida en el mundo virtual que dedicaba la mayor parte de su tiempo a la creación de...

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Nuevo portal: "Empleos Académicos en Puerto Rico"

por Rodrigo FernósAmigos, Establecí un nuevo portal ("Empleos Académicos en Puerto Rico") dedicado a los profesores por contrato que se les hace difícil encontrar oportunidades laborales...

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Hurricane Iota Could Be Catastrophic for Central America

Source: Red CrossIota is now a Category 5 hurricane predicted to make a catastrophic landfall in northeastern Nicaragua tonight, following in the footsteps of Hurricane Eta, which devastated countries...

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