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Aid began to flow in Sunday to areas devastated by Ecuador’s strongest earthquake in decades and the death toll continued to rise as people left homeless hunkered down for another night outside in the dark. Officials said the quake killed at least 246 people and injured more than 2,500 along Ecuador’s coast. Vice President Jorge...
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A powerful, 7.8-magnitude earthquake shook Ecuador’s central coast on Saturday, cracking buildings and rattling homes as far away as the capital of Quito. The U.S. Geological Survey said the shallow quake was centered 27 kilometers (16 miles) south-southeast of Muisne, Ecuador, in a sparsely populated area of fishing ports popular with tourists. In the port...
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Access to potentially life-saving contraception and abortion can be a lottery for women and girls in Latin America, often depending on their ability to pay or the personal and religious views of a health worker, Amnesty International said on Monday. In a new report, the rights group looked at sexual and reproductive healthcare in eight...
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The number of countries and territories in the Americas reporting cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus rose to 22 on Tuesday, more than double the number a month ago, according to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). An outbreak of the virus is affecting large parts of Latin America and the Caribbean and is likely...
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The Secretary General of the local council, Victor Manuel Bernal Vargas, officially welcomed the ship with Vice Admiral Alberto Zarate Castillo, commander of the Eighth Naval District. The ship will offer free tours between November 16 – 18 from 11 AM to 7 PM at the Marina cruise terminal, with her message of friendship and...
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The Mexican state of Chiapas is hosting the third Adventure Travel Mexico (ATMEX) marketplace Aug. 27-30 in San Cristobal de las Casas. Sponsored by the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), the business-to business event is designed to highlight Mexico’s range of adventure options to international suppliers, buyers and travel agents. Home to pristine natural sights...
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