Tag: Latin America

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Argentina: The Nuclear Solution On Cancer

United Nations - More than 12 million people globally are diagnosed with cancer each year. But what used to be a death-sentence now needn’t be. In Argentina, cutting-edge technology is offering new hope. 21st Cent...

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Argentina: Nuclear Solutions

United Nations - Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the 21st Century. In fact, Latin America and the Caribbean account for some 50% of all cancer deaths in the Americas. Now the International Atomic Ene...

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UN Responds To Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus

United Nations - A rare tropical disease – the Zika virus - is spreading rapidly in parts of Latin America and the Caribbean. First surfacing in Brazil, it has infected more than one million people. The International ...

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Juan Mendez, Campaigner Against Torture

United Nations - Under Argentina’s military dictatorship in the 1970s torture was widespread – and many thousands were “disappeared”. A courageous lawyer was among those who suffered – but today he’s campaigning to e...

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The Van Boven Principles

United Nations - In Latin America during the 70s and 80s, hundreds of thousands were tortured, killed and disappeared. (THEO VAN BOVEN ARCHIVE: It is inexplicable and indefensible for the United Nations not to r...