“Dengue is here to stay” in the Southern Cone and although not controllable it can be prevented , admitted Argentina’s Health Minister Graciela Ocaña as the mosquito transmitted disease reached metropolitan Buenos Aires following thousands of cases in the impoverished north which the government tried to downplay.
Santiago de Chile health officials promised information on the latest listeriosis outbreak in the metropolitan region with eight confirmed cases including one death and two miscarriages caused by the bacteria.
For the second year in a row, Chile leads in information and communication technology development in Latin America, according to the most recent report from the World Economic Forum.
Chilean-based LAN Airlines recently announced it will reduce the consumption of combustible fuel by 16.6 million gallons each year with the installation of “winglets” on all 37 of its Boeing 767-300 aircrafts as part of the airline’s endeavor to improve flight efficiency.
Christopher Columbus must be having nightmares: according to the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo latest edition of public school books, the Genoa navigator arrived to America in 1942, that is 67 years ago and not in 1492.
Mercosur sanitary experts met this week in Asuncion, Paraguay to address the mosquito transmitted dengue disease which is affecting all countries of the region (except Uruguay and Chile) with tens of thousand cases confirmed.
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has announced the discovery of a huge population of rare dolphins in South Asia—but warns that the population is threatened by climate change and fishing nets.
Brazilian police have discovered inmates using carrier pigeons to smuggle cell phones onto a prison farm in the south eastern state of Sao Paulo.
The mosquito transmitted dengue viral epidemic has reached the outskirts of Buenos Aires according to the head of the Epidemiology Department from the province of Buenos Aires.
Argentina officially admitted that the mosquito transmitted dengue disease which has ravaged neighbouring Bolivia and Paraguay has epidemic characteristics in several Northern provinces with 2.270 cases reported and confirmed.