From carceral punitivism to systematic killing: the necropolitics of policing in post-Ch ávez Venezuela - Hanson R, Zubillaga V.
Since 2017, state security forces in Venezuela have been responsible for over 20% of violent deaths in the country. This represents an unprecedented period of state repression in the country's history that demands examination. In this article, we argue tha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Closed Borders and Hostile Receptions Await Afghan Refugees
By Farhana Haque RahmanTORONTO, Canada, Aug 30 2021 (IPS) Whether desperately trying to get a place on the last evacuation flights out of Kabul or trekking to the borders with neighbouring Pakistan and Iran, tens of thousands of Afghans are fleeing their country once more. Events are unfolding at speed. The Taliban are establishing a central government in the capital to fill the void of the collapsed western-backed administration, but they do not control all the country as the protracted civil war enters a new stage. The UN refugee agency UNHCR says that in its “worst case scenario” it is preparing for around 5...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Farhana Haque Rahman Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Featured Global Headlines Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

House Democrats protecting Communist China by blocking declassification of COVID origins
(Natural News) Communist China, like Communist Cuba and Communist Venezuela, has friends in high places in the American government, and nearly all of them are Democrats. Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, then-President Donald Trump offered up the ‘theory’ that it came from a lab in Wuhan, China — the only Level 4 lab that does... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Migrant women and sexual and gender-based violence at the Colombia-Venezuela border: a qualitative study - Calder ón-Jaramillo M, Parra-Romero D, Forero-Martínez LJ, Royo M, Rivillas-García JC.
BACKGROUND: Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) affects women and girls in multiple ways. During migration and within humanitarian settings, migrant women and girls are exposed to different forms of SGBV and to higher vulnerabilities compared with thos... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Lifesaving help needed for Venezuela cancer patients hit by US sanctions
Independent UN rights experts on Wednesday warned that hundreds of Venezuelan cancer patients could die because they have been caught up in the excessively strict application of United States sanctions aimed at Venezuela and the state-owned oil company, Petroleum of Venezuela. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - July 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Leaders of the Democratic Socialists of America travel to Venezuela to meet with dictator Nicolas Maduro
(Natural News) Leaders of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), the largest socialist political organization in the US, met with Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro on Friday. The DSA has previously endorsed Reps. Rashi­da Tlaib (D-MI.), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Cori Bush (D-MO), and Jamaal Bowman (D-NY). (Article by Ari Hoffman republished from ThePostMillennial.com) According to Telesur, DSA members who attended... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

With COVID-19 heralding possible fertility changes, leaders must urgently support women ’s rights and choices
CHISINAU, Moldova/TETE PROVINCE, Mozambique/CARACAS, Venezuela –“I don’t want to be scared anymore,” 26-year-old Maira Opikuko told UNFPA in Zulia, Venezuela. “I already have six children. I don’t want to have any more children.”  (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Driven by pandemic, Venezuelans uproot again to come to US
Record numbers of Venezuelans are crossing the U.S.-Mexico border as overall migration swells (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Uprooted again: Venezuela migrants cross US border in droves
Record numbers of Venezuelans are crossing the U.S.-Mexico border as overall migration swells (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Education Cannot Wait for Refugee Children in Crisis, says Yasmine Sherif
Yasmine Sherif in Lebanon with Palestine refugee children. Credit: Education Cannot Wait (ECW)By Nayema NusratNEW YORK, Jun 19 2021 (IPS) With financing, the number of out-of-school refuges could be reduced to zero, Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot Wait (ECW) says, as the world commemorates World Refugee Day. In a wide-ranging exclusive interview with IPS in New York, Sherif shared her vision for a world where dignity and the right to believe in better prospects are returned child refugees – something, she says, can be delivered through education. “When you sit down and listen to young refugees in ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nayema Nusrat Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Climate Change Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Trade & I Source Type: news

Another America First patriot is de-banked
(Natural News) Another day, another de-banking. Imagine a ruthless country where peaceful citizens who fearlessly defend their heritage, their families and their faith can wake up in the morning and find themselves cut off from their entire life savings with no explanation and no recourse. That country is not Russia, China, North Korea, Venezuela or... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iran and Venezuela are testing Biden with suspected weapons transfer
Two Iranian warships are steaming across the Atlantic, and putting the U.S. president in uncomfortable waters. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The White Coat Didn't Fit ― Until She Put on a Yellow Dress The White Coat Didn't Fit ― Until She Put on a Yellow Dress
After struggling to fit in to a residency program in the US, a Venezuelan-born doctor decided to suppress her personality and assume another, more acceptable identity.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - June 8, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

American baseball team qualifies for Tokyo Olympics
Team USA defeated Venezuela, 4-2, to snag the next-to-last spot in this summer's tournament. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iranian Navy ships could reach the Atlantic by Thursday
U.S. officials believe the warships may be headed for Venezuela. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. monitoring Iranian warships that may be headed to Venezuela
Tehran's intent in sending the vessels in the direction of the Western Hemisphere remains a mystery, as does their cargo. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russia ’s Sputnik Diplomacy
This article was originally published in the community blog Persuasion.   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');   Excerpt: The writer is a journalist and managing editor of Armando.info, an investigative journalism site. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Valentina Lares Tags: Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Just 8 of 368 Tons of U.S. Aid to Venezuela Actually Reached Country, Report Says
Only eight tons worth of U.S. aid out of 368 provided to Venezuela in 2019 actually reached the nation amid political and economic... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First supermoon of 2021 rises across the globe – video
From Sydney ’s Bondi Beach, to Istanbul’s Bosphorus and the mountains of Caracas in Venezuela, the first supermoon of 2021 has been seen across the globe. A supermoon is a name given to a full moon that occurs when the moon is closest to the Earth. According at NASA, this year’s super moon has been called a ‘pink’ super moon, as it appears in April and named after an American plant, pink phlox, that blooms in spring.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 27, 2021 Category: Science Tags: The moon Bondi beach Istanbul Turkey India Source Type: news

Venezuela Doctors and Scientists Urge COVID-19 Vaccination Progress as Cases Spike Venezuela Doctors and Scientists Urge COVID-19 Vaccination Progress as Cases Spike
Venezuela's main academies of medicine and science on Monday urged renewed efforts to vaccinate the South American nation's population against the coronavirus amid a spike in infections that has led the government to extend lockdown measures.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Surviving violent, traumatic loss after severe political persecution: lessons from the evaluation of a Venezuelan asylum seeker - McQuaid JH, Silva MA, McKenzie KC.
In July 2019, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) released a report urging the Venezuelan government to take immediate action to address the 'grave violations of economic, social, civil, political and cultural rights' occurring in the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Nigerian man caught smuggling 25 Venezuelan women
Twenty-five Venezuelan women, one Nigerian, and a Trinidadian were arrested by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force, during an... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Countries Around the World Are Suspending Use of AstraZeneca ’s COVID-19 Vaccine
It’s the last thing public health officials want to see in the midst of a pandemic: more than two months after pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca and Oxford University scientists released their COVID-19 vaccine, countries in Europe and elsewhere are pausing its use amid disconcerting reports that a small number of recipients have experienced blood clots, some of them fatal. The European Medicines Agency, which oversees drugs and vaccines in Europe, is expected to issue a guidance on March 18 about whether the side effects were related to the vaccine after reviewing the reports; in the meantime, it says the benefits of ...
Source: TIME: Health - March 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Venezuelan children pick through garbage for food, valuables
BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela (AP) — For some children in Venezuela, garbage is the main source of their livelihood. This has been the case... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden administration grants Venezuelans temporary protected status
President Joe Biden is fulfilling a campaign promise to allow Venezuelan exiles to live and work legally in the U.S. given the crisis in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuela to introduce 1-million-bolivar bill as inflation persists
Venezuela's central bank said on Friday that it would introduce a banknote worth 1 million bolivars beginning next week, as years of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neoliberal Finance Undermines Poor Countries ’ Recovery
By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 2 2021 (IPS) After being undermined by decades of financial liberalisation, developing countries now are not only victims of vaccine imperialism, but also cannot count on much financial support as their COVID-19 recessions drag on due to global vaccine apartheid. Anis ChowdhuryFinancialisation undermined South Developing countries have long been pressured to liberalise finance by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank. The international financial institutions claimed this would bring net capital inflows. This was supposed to reduce for...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Financial Crisis Global Globalisation Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

'A Huge Opportunity': Venezuelan Migrants Welcome Colombia's New Open-Door Policy
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Safe spaces in Colombia offer respite to Venezuelan migrants
BOGOT Á, Colombia – Griseida, 28, left Venezuela when she couldn’t find a job to feed her five children. Thirty-five-year-old Marlyng, too, left when there was no work to be found, leaving behind two of three children until she could get settled. They are just two of the approximate 1.6 million migrants in Colomb ia –  themajority of whom have no status – to leave Venezuela’s years-long humanitarian crisis. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - February 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Volunteer paramedics patrol streets of Venezuela's capital
Venezuela’s deepening crisis has gutted emergency ambulance services, so a group of volunteer paramedics has stepped into the void to offer life-saving help on the tough streets of Caracas (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Venezuela migrants: 'Legal status changes everything'
Colombia's decision to give a million Venezuelan migrants protected status sparks hope in Medellín. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

International Women's Day Panel on diversity in health evidence synthesis
On International Women's Day 2021 we discussed and highlighted minority women and young investigators working in health science and evidence synthesis.  Watch the recording to hear about their career paths, who has inspired them, and what advice they have for other women interested in or working in health evidence synthesis.  Learn about Cochrane’s role in evidence Synthesis and how anyone can get involved.Each year Cochrane hosts an event in the name of Anne Anderson, a pioneering woman in health evidence synthesis.   In the past it's been the'Anne Anderson Walk'at the Cochrane Colloquium to rais...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 9, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

International Women's Day Panel on diversity in health evidence synthesis - 8 March 2021
International Women's Day is March 8th!  Join us as we discuss and highlight minority women and young investigators working in health science and evidence synthesis. Hear about their career paths, who has inspired them, and what advice they have for other women interested in or working in health evidence synthesis.  Learn about Cochrane’s role in evidence Synthesis and how anyone can get involved.Each year Cochrane hosts an event in the name of Anne Anderson, a pioneering woman in health evidence synthesis.   In the past it's been the'Ann Anderson Walk'at the Cochrane Colloquium to raise money for...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 9, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

VIDEO: International Women's Day Panel on diversity in health evidence synthesis
On International Women's Day 2021 we discussed and highlighted minority women and young investigators working in health science and evidence synthesis.  Watch the recording to hear about their career paths, who has inspired them, and what advice they have for other women interested in or working in health evidence synthesis.  Learn about Cochrane’s role in evidence Synthesis and how anyone can get involved.Each year Cochrane hosts an event in the name of Anne Anderson, a pioneering woman in health evidence synthesis.   In the past it's been the'Anne Anderson Walk'at the Cochrane Colloquium to rais...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 9, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Colombia will legalize undocumented Venezuelan migrants
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia said Monday it will register hundreds of thousands of Venezuelan migrants and refugees currently in the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Putin plans to crush the Navalny protest movement, encouraged by that playbook working in Venezuela and Belarus, intelligence sources say
Before his sentencing this week, Alexei Navalny called on Russians to defy Putin, but sources say the Kremlin will go to any end to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Revoke Patents, Defeat the Pandemic & Deliver Global Justice
Wearing a full protective suit, a woman doctor who leads a group of volunteer medical professionals attending to COVID-19 patients at a community hospital in the Philippines. Credit: UN Women/Louie PacardoBy Benny KuruvillaNEW DELHI, India, Feb 4 2021 (IPS) As the pandemic spills into its second year, the WHO tracker lists eight Covid-19 vaccines already in public use. Several others are awaiting regulatory approval. This is unprecedented in vaccine history and with effective international coordination, it presents the global community with a real chance for both pandemic and economic recovery in 2021. Instead, however, t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Benny Kuruvilla Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Maduro's 'miracle' treatment for COVID-19 draws skeptics
Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro appears to be counting on yet another “miracle” to save his citizens from COVID-19 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Venezuela power struggle impedes delivery of COVID vaccine
Venezuela’s political conflict has claimed another casualty: relief from the coronavirus pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

' Invisible' Migrants Risk Being Last in Line for COVID-19 Vaccination'Invisible' Migrants Risk Being Last in Line for COVID-19 Vaccination
As an undocumented migrant living in Colombia, Venezuelan Leidi Gutierrez has little chance of getting a COVID-19 vaccination. With the death toll rising fast, the mother-of-two said all she could do was pray.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Trump Approves Deportation Protections for Venezuelans in U.S. Illegally
As one of his final acts in office, President Trump has authorized a program to give work permits and deportation protections to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuela claims to have made coronavirus treatment that is 100% effective and has no side effects
(Natural News) Nicolas Maduro, the socialist president of Venezuela, claims that his country has produced a medicine that “annihilates 100 percent” of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) without causing side effects. The supposed coronavirus treatment was developed by researchers at the Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research (IVIC), who have been working on a cure for COVID-19 since May. “Tremendous news!” said Maduro... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dengue —an Epidemic Within a Pandemic in Peru
International Year of Volunteers: A volunteer ombudsman in Peru helps a local woman with her problem, 2001. Credit: UN PhotoBy Carmen ArroyoUNITED NATIONS, Jan 15 2021 (IPS) While the world is grappling with the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Peru is still dealing with an epidemic that it has not been able to control—the mosquito-borne viral disease known as dengue. With almost 56,400 confirmed cases as of December, Peru is suffering the worst dengue epidemic since 2017, when the virus infected over 68,000 people. The illness, coupled with the novel coronavirus crisis, has left thousands of people exposed to m...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Carmen Arroyo Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Food Security and Nutrition Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Latin America & the Caribbean TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition F Source Type: news

Immigration, perceived discrimination and mental health: evidence from Venezuelan population living in Peru - Mougenot B, Amaya E, Mezones-Holgu ín E, Rodriguez-Morales AJ, Cabieses B.
BACKGROUND: The association between international migration and mental health is conditioned to several factors, and discrimination may play a significant role. Currently, Peru is one of the principal Venezuelan migrant-receiving countries in Latin Americ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Venezuela expresses concern over violence and instability in US amid Capitol riots
The message’s language mirrored US official statements condemning authoritarianism in the country (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low genetic diversity in two manatee species off South America
(Frontiers) A new study finds low genetic diversity in the Antillean manatee off the coast of South America between Venezuela and Brazil. There is no interbreeding with the overlapping Amazonian manatee. The study gives recommendations for conservation actions for these at-risk populations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 5, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Pompeo issues sanctions against communist China, Venezuelan election corporation
(Natural News) Late last week, Sec. of State Mike Pompeo issued two announcements about how the United States is planning to take action against communist China and socialist Venezuela in response to election fraud. One of the statements, entitled “U.S. Imposes New Sanctions on People’s Republic of China Actors Linked to Malign Activities,” explains that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

It was known in 2010 that Dominion was linked to Venezuela and has long been capable of rigging elections: VoterAction letter
(Natural News) A VoterAction letter from July 6, 2010, hosted on the NIST.gov website, reveals that Dominion’s roots trace right back to Hugo Chavez and the Venezuelan government, and that this fact has been known in the United States for at least a decade. The NIST is the National Institute of Standard and Technology, part... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news