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Baby born with Zika-caused microcephaly in Spain

Jul 25, 2016

Baby born with Zika-caused microcephaly in Spain

The baby's health is being constantly "monitored"; initial tests confirm that "its head circumference is smaller than normal and that it has microcephaly". #NewsTracker #Europe #Spain #Latin America #Zika #microcephaly #Vall d'Hebron hospital
Zika virus warnings raise demand for abortion in Latin America, finds new study

Jun 23, 2016

Zika virus warnings raise demand for abortion in Latin America, finds new study

Health warnings about complications related to Zika virus have significantly increased the demand for abortions in Latin American countries, a new study has found. #NewsTracker #Health #Latin America #Zika Virus #Zika #FPHealth #abortions in Latin America
Fidel Castro, Evo Morales discuss 'imperialist efforts' in Latin America | Reuters

May 22, 2016

Fidel Castro, Evo Morales discuss 'imperialist efforts' in Latin America | Reuters

HAVANA Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro and Bolivian President Evo Morales discussed "imperialist efforts" to undo leftist progress in Latin America during Morales' two-day visit to the Communist-ruled island, Cuban state television reported on Saturday. #Middle East #Copyright #Latin America #Cuba #Foreign policy #article
In landmark victory for the LGBT community, Colombia legalises same-sex marriage

Apr 29, 2016

In landmark victory for the LGBT community, Colombia legalises same-sex marriage

Colombia became the fourth South American country to allow same-sex marriage when the constitutional court definitively legalized it on Thursday. #Brazil #NewsTracker #Same-sex marriage #LGBT #Argentina #Uruguay #Latin America #Mexico #Colombia
Brazil lawmakers begin vote crucial to Rousseff political fate | Reuters

Apr 18, 2016

Brazil lawmakers begin vote crucial to Rousseff political fate | Reuters

BRASILIA Brazil's lower house of Congress began voting on Sunday on whether to back the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff in a fiercely contested ballot that could hasten the end of 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America's largest economy. With 100 votes cast, 73 congressmen voted in favor of Rousseff's impeachment and 27 voted against or abstained. #Politics #Brazil #markets #Crime #United Kingdom #Latin America
Brazil lawmakers begin vote crucial to Rousseff political fate | Reuters

Apr 18, 2016

Brazil lawmakers begin vote crucial to Rousseff political fate | Reuters

BRASILIA Brazil's lower house of Congress began voting on Sunday on whether to back the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff in a fiercely contested ballot that could hasten the end of 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America's largest economy. With 100 votes cast, 73 congressmen voted in favor of Rousseff's impeachment and 27 voted against or abstained. #Politics #United States #India #Brazil #science #Latin America
Top European powers join forces to clamp down on tax evasion | Reuters

Apr 15, 2016

Top European powers join forces to clamp down on tax evasion | Reuters

WASHINGTON Europe's biggest nations launched a joint scheme on Thursday to clamp down on tax evasion and corruption, responding to revelations of the rich and powerful stashing money in far-away tax havens in the so-called Panama Papers. "In the future, nobody should be able to hide behind complex legal structures," German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said as he unveiled the initiative. #India #Business #Technology #France #Latin America
Top European powers join forces to clamp down on tax evasion | Reuters

Apr 15, 2016

Top European powers join forces to clamp down on tax evasion | Reuters

WASHINGTON Europe's biggest nations launched a joint scheme on Thursday to clamp down on tax evasion and corruption, responding to revelations of the rich and powerful stashing money in far-away tax havens in the so-called Panama Papers. "In the future, nobody should be able to hide behind complex legal structures," German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said as he unveiled the initiative. #India #Business #Technology #France #Latin America
Panama agrees to adopt global tax reporting standards - OECD head | Reuters

Apr 15, 2016

Panama agrees to adopt global tax reporting standards - OECD head | Reuters

WASHINGTON Panama has decided to adopt international tax reporting standards, OECD chief Jose Angel Gurria said on Thursday, calling the turnaround the beneficial impact of the Panama Papers controversy. "We have just received information that a few minutes ago they went public with a pronouncement saying that they would join the common reporting standards," Gurria told a news conference during the IMF and World Bank spring meetings. "If that is the case and they do it in whole, that is very good news indeed and we would welcome that move #Business #Technology #Europe #United Kingdom #Latin America #article #Panama
Panama agrees to adopt global tax reporting standards - OECD head | Reuters

Apr 15, 2016

Panama agrees to adopt global tax reporting standards - OECD head | Reuters

WASHINGTON Panama has decided to adopt international tax reporting standards, OECD chief Jose Angel Gurria said on Thursday, calling the turnaround the beneficial impact of the Panama Papers controversy. "We have just received information that a few minutes ago they went public with a pronouncement saying that they would join the common reporting standards," Gurria told a news conference during the IMF and World Bank spring meetings. "If that is the case and they do it in whole, that is very good news indeed and we would welcome that move #Business #Technology #Europe #United Kingdom #Latin America #article #Panama