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Zika and the political battle of rights

By Pia Riggirozzi, Associate Professor in Global Politics at the University of Southampton (@PRiggirozziAcademia.edu). You can find more posts by Pia… 1,776 more words

Current Affairs

Galápagos Close-Up: Santa Cruz Island

Charles Darwin and the Galápagos are inextricably linked in many people’s mind. After all, this archipelago and its inhabitants gave birth to his theory of evolution. 344 more words


A Day in Comuna 13, Medellín's Most Notorious Neighborhood

One of the most memorable days I’ve ever had while traveling was the day that I meandered into Comuna 13, once notorious for being the most dangerous neighborhood in Medellin, Colombia. 496 more words


Brazil Supreme Court judge handling graft probe killed in plane crash

By Raquel Stenzel and Brad Brooks

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki, who was overseeing a graft investigation into scores of powerful politicians, was killed in a plane crash on Thursday, raising questions about who will take over the country’s biggest ever corruption case. 739 more words

News Wire

Europol: diamonds forever!

Hosted at Europol’s headquarters in The Hague, the event brought together more than 70 experts from almost all EU Member States, as well as third parties from Europe, Asia, the Americas, Eurojust and private jewellery/watch companies. 465 more words


2016 homicide rates in Latin America

The homicide rate in El Salvador dropped about 20% from 2015 to 2016, but at 81.2 murders per 100,000 residents it was still the highest in Latin America and the Caribbean, … 42 more words

North America