Brazil to temporarily let loose transgenic mosquitoes to combat Zika

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on Brazil to temporarily let loose transgenic mosquitoes to combat Zika 

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 13 — Brazil will temporarily allow genetically modified mosquitoes to be set free to help reduce the population of the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus, Brazilian health authorities said on Tuesday.

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(Yearender)Banana industry ends year in bad shape; sees challenging year ahead

December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Yearender)Banana industry ends year in bad shape; sees challenging year ahead 

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 26 — The year 2015 is not a good year for the banana industry as stakeholders hardly recovered from losses due to unresolved problems. Industry leaders even anticipate a carryover of the difficulties into 2016.

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Russia to expand ties with Latin American integration associations — foreign minister

June 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on Russia to expand ties with Latin American integration associations — foreign minister 

MOSCOW, June 9 — Russia plans to expand its ties with Latin American integration associations, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday, opening talks with his visiting counterpart from El Salvador Hugo Martinez Bonilla.

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Obama leaves for Latin American visit

April 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Obama leaves for Latin American visit 

WASHINGTON, April 9 — U.S. President Barack Obama left on Wednesday for a trip to the Caribbean and Central America, with a hemispheric summit in Panama dominating his agenda.

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UAE in drive to lure more Latin American tourists

April 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on UAE in drive to lure more Latin American tourists 

ABU DHABI, April 6 — The United Arab Emirates said Sunday it is sending a delegation to the World Travel Market Latin America in brazil in to lure more Latin Amerian tourists, the state news agency WAM reported.

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Cuba, EU discuss dialogue, cooperation in lead up to normalizing ties

March 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cuba, EU discuss dialogue, cooperation in lead up to normalizing ties 

HAVANA, March 5 — Representatives of Cuba and the European Union (EU) met here Wednesday for two days of talks towards an agreement on political dialogue and bilateral cooperation.

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