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Organised criminal networks have turned Spain into a major gateway into Europe for illegal shipments of cocaine and cannabis, according to the US State Department and published in the Gibraltar Chronicle.
Bolivia revealed Tuesday that 35.500 people have contracted the benign strain of the mosquito transmitted dengue disease while 20 have died from the deadly haemorrhagic variant. There are also fears that before the rainy season is over 50.000 people could be infected.
British team has begun a gruelling trek to the North Pole to discover how quickly the Arctic sea-ice is melting.
Rescuers on Tasmania's King Island in Australia have been trying to return a straggling pilot whale to the sea after 48 pilot whales and five dolphins were returned to sea on Sunday.
The British Army's most decorated serving war hero has claimed the UK Government is failing to care for soldiers with mental trauma caused by combat in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Bolivia suffering one of its worst dengue epidemics in decades reported 19 deaths of the more extreme variant haemorrhagic and 30.000 cases of the mild classic disease transmitted by mosquito bites.
According to a report by the United Nations Development Programme, suicides and accidents are the cause of the greatest number of violent deaths in Uruguay. Homicides came in third place.
Argentine authorities have admitted that at least fifty cases of mosquito transmitted dengue have been reported in the northwest of the country, neighbouring with Bolivia, one of which confirmed haemorrhagic.
British Primer Minister Gordon Brown has issued a warning to banks in Britain and around the world that they must end risky speculation and resume their traditional role as stewards of people's money.
Chile has evacuated more than 150 people who had returned to the southern town of Chaiten after it was destroyed by a volcanic eruption last year.