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Ecuador quake: 72-year-old rescued 13 days after tragedy

May 01, 2016

Ecuador quake: 72-year-old rescued 13 days after tragedy

A 72-year-old man was rescued by Venezuelan relief workers, 13 days after a devastating earthquake jolted Ecuador's northern coast. #NewsTracker #Venezuela #South America #Rafael Correa #Ecuador #President Rafael Correa #Manuel Vasquez
UN Security Council: We want to find ways to protect Palestinians from brutality

Apr 28, 2016

UN Security Council: We want to find ways to protect Palestinians from brutality

The UN Security Council will hold an informal meeting on 6 May on the protection of Palestinian civilians, an issue the Palestinians have pressed for decades and say is more needed now than ever. #United Nations #Egypt #NewsTracker #Israel #Venezuela #UN Security Council #Palestine #Malaysia #Senegal #Riyad Mansour #Danny Danon
Two Venezuelan police officers killed in protest | Reuters

Mar 30, 2016

Two Venezuelan police officers killed in protest | Reuters

SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela Two police officers were killed and four wounded on Tuesday in the western Venezuelan city of San Cristobal after they were hit by a bus driven by young men protesting a hike in public transport fares, according to government officials and Reuters witnesses. #India #Middle East #science #Venezuela #markets #opinion #article
Murdered Venezuelan miners were mainly shot in head - prosecutor | Reuters

Mar 17, 2016

Murdered Venezuelan miners were mainly shot in head - prosecutor | Reuters

CARACAS Seventeen miners murdered near a gold deposit were mainly shot in the head, and four suspects have been arrested so far in a case that has shocked Venezuela, the chief state prosecutor said on Wednesday. The killings have shone a light on long-running gang wars in the vast and remote jungle area near the borders of Guyana and Brazil that is littered with illegal mines. #Middle East #Venezuela #Crime #Latin America #Entertainment #opinion #article
Zika scare: Cuba reports first case transmitted within the country

Mar 16, 2016

Zika scare: Cuba reports first case transmitted within the country

Cuban officials said they have detected the first case of the Zika virus transmitted inside the country, ending Cuba's status as one of the last nations in the hemisphere without domestic cases #NewsTracker #Venezuela #Cuba #South America #Havana #Zika Virus #Zika
President Maduro imposes economic emergency in Venezuela, accuses US of 'economic warfare'

Mar 15, 2016

President Maduro imposes economic emergency in Venezuela, accuses US of 'economic warfare'

Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has decreed a two-month extension on emergency powers meant to help shore up the country's crippled economy. #US #NewsTracker #Venezuela #Caracas #Nicolas Maduro #Aristobulo Isturiz
Former U.N. chief Boutros Boutros-Ghali dead at 93 | Reuters

Feb 17, 2016

Former U.N. chief Boutros Boutros-Ghali dead at 93 | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS Former U.N. Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, a blunt-spoken Egyptian who led the world body through global turmoil as it defined its peacekeeping role and lost his job over disputes with Washington, died on Tuesday. He was 93. #Business #Egypt #Technology #Venezuela #article
China's first case of imported Zika virus travelled through Hong Kong

Feb 10, 2016

China's first case of imported Zika virus travelled through Hong Kong

China has reported its first case of the Zika virus in a man who recently traveled to Venezuela. #China #NewsTracker #Venezuela #Hong Kong #Zika
Venezuela likely underestimating Zika cases -doctors, Colombia say | Reuters

Feb 02, 2016

Venezuela likely underestimating Zika cases -doctors, Colombia say | Reuters

CARACAS President Nicolas Maduro's government is likely underestimating the number of Zika cases in Venezuela, which could hurt efforts to combat the virus-bearing mosquito, according to local doctors, opposition politicians and neighbouring Colombia. Some 4,700 cases of suspected Zika have been reported in the hot and humid country, Venezuela's Health Minister Luisana Melo said last week in the first official estimate of the virus, which has been linked to severe birth defects in thousands of babies in Brazil #India #Middle East #Health #Venezuela #Colombia #opinion #article