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Panama Strengthens Fight Against Aedes Aegypti, Albopictus Mosquitoes

Posted on: Aug 31 2014 - 9:12am | Comments Off
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PANAMA NEWS (Prensa Latina) The Panama Health Ministry (Minsa) announced today an increased fight against the mosquitoes Aedes Aegyptis and Albopictus, both transmitters of dengue and Chikungunya hemorrhagic fever, in areas of dificult access. The Minsa, through the Health National Board, delivered 18 outboard motors to regional health departments, in order to reach very remote areas where the presence of those insects is very well known. Miguel Antonio Mayo, acting minister and the Director General of Health, Itza Barahona de Mosca, noted that it is a priority for MINSA to ramp up its equipment and other resources like vector inspectors, to eradicate diseases that present themselves in complicated sectors like Darien. Cipriano Ayarza, coordinator...

Colombia Arrests Show Criminal-Political Ties Die Hard

Thirty-two public figures, including former and current politicians, have been arrested in Colombia’s northwestern Uraba region for ties to paramilitaries, in a case highlighting the continued specter of political-criminal ties. According to Colombia’s Attorney General’s Office, the list of those arrested for alleged links with the now defunct...

Posted on: Aug 29 2014 - 4:42pm | Comments Off
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Panamanian President to Meet with Pope and King of Spain

26 de agosto de 2014, 15:39Panama, Aug 26 (Prensa Latina) President Juan Carlos Varela will travel to Europe in the first week of next month, and he is scheduled to be received by Pope Francis on September 5, the government confirmed today. News fetched from the source by our autoblog. Click here to read the full article......

Parlatino Boosts Prison Model Devised by UN

Posted on: Aug 27 2014 - 4:20pm | Comments Off
In: Prensa Latina
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27 de agosto de 2014, 00:02Panama, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Subcommittee of Prison Policies attached to the Latin American Parliament (Parlatino) boost a model devised by the United Nations, according to a press release issued by that regional body. News fetched from the source by our autoblog. Click here to read the full article......

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