Friday, December 3, 2021

Why electric cars will take over sooner than you think

Q REPORTS (BBC) I know, you probably haven't even driven one yet, let alone seriously contemplated buying one, so the prediction may sound a...

US still offers hope to Latin Americans fleeing violence

Q REPORTS - "Work, work, work!" That's the first thing Cesar Moncado thinks about when he wakes up in the morning. "That's the most...

Go inside a COVID-19 response at the Venezuela-Colombia border

QCOLOMBIA (IRC) Before the coronavirus pandemic, around 40,000 Venezuelans would cross the Simón Bolívar International Bridge daily to work in Colombia or purchase scarce...

A perfect storm: What’s behind the Colombia protests?

QCOLOMBIA - Colombia has been roiled by nationwide, anti-government protests for more than two weeks, with the city of Cali emerging as the epicenter. The...

The fourth-largest earthquake of the 20-century triggered a 5-meter tsunami

Q REPORTS - On Wednesday, January 31, 1906, Ecuador and Colombia were hit with an 8.8 magnitude earthquake. On the Richter scale (which was...

All Bark, No Bite: How US Bungled Case of ‘Major’ Money Launderer

Insightcrime.org - US authorities alleged in 2016 that Nidal Waked and other members of his powerful and well-connected family in Panama were among “the...

‘Dengue kills too’ – Latin America faces two epidemics at once

BOGOTA (Reuters) - As the coronavirus kills thousands and dominates government attention across Latin America, another deadly viral infection is quietly stalking the region. Dengue...

Will warmer weather stop the spread of coronavirus?

As the coronavirus death toll continues to rise, some have suggested that the approaching warmer spring weather in the northern hemisphere may slow or...

Arrival of new virus sparks songs across Latin America

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) - Colombian Street performer Angel Alvarado saw long lines of people waiting to buy overpriced face masks and cleaning products at...

Opinion: Is it fair to compare Trump with Chavez?

A series of announcements aimed at Latino voters launched by a Democratic group has created a stir when comparing President Trump with dictators Fidel...

Large undersea earthquake strikes in the Caribbean

A powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck in the Caribbean Sea between Jamaica and Cuba on Tuesday, causing tremors from Mexico to Florida. However, there...

Countries evacuate citizens from China as coronavirus infections rise

Japan and the US were the first to evacuate their citizens from Wuhan on Wednesday as the death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in...

Science Says: What to know about the viral outbreak in China

The Associated Press - Health authorities are closely watching an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new virus that originated in China. Governments...

The biology of coffee, one of the world’s most popular drinks

(Updated) You’re reading this with a cup of coffee in your hand, aren’t you? Coffee is one of the world’s most popular drinks. Americans...

Opinion: Latin America’s upheaval tips towards chaos

At first glance, the protests in Ecuador, Chile, Bolivia and most recently Colombia seem to have much in common. They were largely peaceful demonstrations, with...

Three dictatorships in Latin America on International Human Rights Day

In Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela, above all, no reference will be made. Or if any is done it will sound ironic. Like the one...

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