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

The Latest: Colombia not freely vaccinating immigrants
Colombia’s president says that Venezuelan migrants who are living in the country without residence permits won’t be given free COVID-19 vaccines when those arrive in the South American country — possibly leaving hundreds of thousands unvaccinated (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Witness of 2004 Venezuela election alarmed by voting machine anomalies in US
(Natural News) Michigan resident Gustavo Delfino witnessed irregularities during a 2004 election in his native Venezuela and later learned that the strange events involved Smartmatic computers. Seeing similar anomalies occurring with the U.S. election on Nov. 3, Delfino said he was alarmed that the pattern of so-called glitches and voting machines connected to the Internet mirrored what happened in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Inmates Are Running Venezuela's Prisons. They've Created Autonomous Micro-Dictatorships
The documentary La Causa is a raw look into these self-organized societies, complete with taxes, courts, and a strict "thug code.” (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mystery as hundreds of precious jewels wash up on beach in poor Venezuelan fishing village sparking frenzied treasure hunt
The village's 2,000 residents have joined the search for treasure, and have raked the few square feet of sand in Guaca, Venezuela. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Crisis-torn Venezuela a challenge for those in wheelchairs
Working, studying or even leaving one’s home can be a challenge for someone in a wheelchair in Venezuela (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Venezuela's Maduro claims sweep of boycotted election
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s political alliance claimed a sweeping victory Monday in congressional... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maduro Allies Set To Win Back Venezuela's Congress In Vote Boycotted By Opposition
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Source: Reuters: Health - December 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An archaeological project analyses informal commerce in the colonial Caribbean
(Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona) Konrad A. Antczak, a Marie Sklodowska-Curie researcher with the UPF Department of Humanities, is carrying out the project " ArCarib " , funded under the European Horizon 2020 programme. The archaeologist has made important discoveries on the islands of Cura ç ao and Bonaire in the southern Caribbean that exemplify the informal commerce that existed during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries between the Spanish colonies located on the coast of Venezuela and the islands' Dutch and Jewish residents. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Venezuela Raids Food Charity, Interrupting Meals for Children
The charity, Feed the Solidarity, often provides the only meals children receive each day. The government accuses it of subversion, with... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 things to know for November 27: Covid-19, Flynn, election, Turkey, Venezuela
Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Citgo Executives Sentenced To Prison In Venezuela
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Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Families of 6 Americans convicted in Venezuela cry foul
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Hopes of families for a quick release for six American oil executives detained in Venezuela for three years... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'CITGO 6' found guilty and sentenced in Venezuela
Six US oil executives who traveled to Venezuela in 2017 and were arrested on corruption charges have been found guilty, according to a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuela judge convicts 6 American oil execs, orders prison
Six American oil executives held for three years in Venezuela have been found guilty of corruption charges and immediately sentenced to prison (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuela judge orders prison time for 6 American oil executives
A Venezuelan judge sentenced six American oil executives to jail on Thursday after they were found guilty of corruption charges. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuela resumes direct oil shipments to China despite U.S. sanctions
Venezuela has resumed direct shipments of oil to China after U.S. sanctions sent the trade underground for more than a year, according... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors Without Borders to Withdraw From Venezuela Hospital Due to Restrictions Doctors Without Borders to Withdraw From Venezuela Hospital Due to Restrictions
Medecins Sans Frontieres will withdraw from a collaboration with a Venezuelan hospital to treat COVID-19 patients due to restrictions on specialists'ability to enter the country, the medical NGO said on Tuesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

WATCH: In 2006, CNN warned about using Venezuelan owned electronic voting machines in the US… when did they stop caring about secure elections in America?
(Natural News) Lou Dobbs wasn’t always a Fox Business News host. The conservative host, who isn’t afraid to ask the tough questions was a host on CNN from 1980 -2009. (Article by Patty McMurray republished from 100PercentFedUp.com) In 2006, Dobbs and CNN correspondent Katie Pilgrim shared her investigative report on Smartmatic voting machines. Dobbs began... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump campaign cuts ties with attorney Sidney Powell after bizarre election fraud claims
Powell has made a raft of incorrect claims, including that Georgia’s voting software was created at the behest of late Venezuelan... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Giuliani: Votes from 28 states were sent to Germany and Spain to be fraudulently rigged by Smartmatic
(Natural News) What do Venezuela, a third-world socialist nation in economic ruin, and the United States have in common? Everything if we are talking about the fraudulent 2020 election. Believe it or not, the very same voting machines and technologies used to install dictators in Venezuela are now being used in the U.S. to rig... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Welcome AMERICA to the Venezuela election experience
(Natural News) In principle, when it comes to fraudulent elections, Venezuelans have an experience that should be unrepeatable for other nations. (Article by Elda Primera republished from TheGatewayPundit.com) The terrible Venezuelan experience keeps millions of people subject to an oppressive regime that makes them live on the edge of misery with human rights violations of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lethal brain infections in mice thwarted by decoy molecule
(Washington University School of Medicine) Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a molecule that protects mice from brain infections caused by Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV), a mosquito-borne virus notorious for causing fast-spreading, deadly outbreaks in Mexico, Central America and northern South America. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Full transcripts of recent Sidney Powell interviews about Dominion software voting systems and massive CRIMINAL election fraud nationwide
(Natural News) From Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo. Topics covered here: Kickbacks, Venezuela ties to Dominion Voting Systems. Criminal fraud in the election system. Elections outcomes. How votes are rigged after the fact, in the software systems. There’s also another interview with Lou Dobbs, seemingly from Monday the 16th, at the end of these... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sydney Powell: "Staggering" evidence of vote fraud, Dominion machines engineered by China, Venezuela, Cuba and DESIGNED to steal elections worldwide... release the Kraken!
(Natural News) In a stunning interview on Fox Business, Sidney Powell explains why states that attempt to certify fraudulent election votes will be halted by the courts, even retroactively. “President Trump won this election in a landslide,” she says, adding, “there needs to be a massive criminal investigation [about the fraud], and it’s going to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Voters compare Democrat coup to elections in socialist Venezuela
(Natural News) Twitter users have begun comparing the Democrat coup against President Trump to elections run in socialist Venezuela, where the corrupt government has been accused of rigging elections. (Article republished from Newswars.com) Writing at American Thinker, Monica Showalter pointed out the delay and skewing of election results is a move taken right out of the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuela oil tanker that was abandoned with 1.1million gallons of oil has been kept afloat and is having the oil safely removed
Officials in the Caribbean nation of Trinidad & Tobago say a damaged Venezuelan oil tanker in shared waters no longer poses a risk of spilling (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

History repeats itself: 2 Survival lessons you must learn from the ongoing crisis in Venezuela
(Natural News) The “S” has really hit the fan in Venezuela. The economy has collapsed and millions of Venezuelans have fled the country to seek a better life. As food and access to healthcare have become scarce, once-eradicated diseases like cholera and malaria have returned, and children are dying due to hunger and malnutrition. More and more people are turning... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Leopoldo L ópez flees Venezuela vowing to continue fighting Maduro regime
Opposition figure had sheltered in Spanish ambassador’s residence since a failed uprising against Nicolás Maduro in 2019 (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuela Opposition Figure, Long Confined, Flees Country
Leopoldo López had spent the past six years in jail, house arrest and diplomatic asylum. He fled on Saturday to an undisclosed location,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Opposition Leader Flees Venezuela
Leopoldo López had been in Spanish ambassador's residence in Caracas. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Opposition activist leaves embassy haven to flee Venezuela
MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — Prominent opposition activist Leopoldo López has abandoned the Spanish ambassador's residence in Caracas and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuela ’s Opposition Leader Lopez Flees to Colombia
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Violence and territorial order in Caracas, Venezuela - Antillano A, Arias ED, Zubillaga V.
In 2015, Caracas, Venezuela, had a homicide rate of 75 per 100,000 inhabitants, which made it one of the most violent cities in the world that year. Despite these high rates of violence, the international community knows relatively little about the dynamic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

80 million gallons of oil, larger than Exxon spill, dangerously close to pouring into Caribbean
The oil is stored aboard the Venezuela-flagged Nabarima vessel, sat idle in the Gulf of Paria since its owner was slapped with U.S.... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Weakening Democracy Around the World, Report Finds
Governments around the world are using the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to restrict freedoms, punish independent news operations and attack minorities, according to a global survey by Freedom House, the U.S.-based nonprofit known for its annual assessment of global democracy. The report, published Friday, found that 91 countries have imposed new controls on news media because of the pandemic, and at least 72 have restricted free speech or criticism of the government. The measures extend from countries rated as “Free,” such as India, to those judged “Partly Free,” like the Philippines, to the &ldqu...
Source: TIME: Health - October 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Karl Vick Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 UnitedWeRise20Disaster Source Type: news

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A mother in Venezuela tells CNN she was quarantined against her will in a motel for 23 days. Doctors say Venezuela's government has been using motels and other makeshift facilities to quarantine patients suspected of having the novel coronavirus, in a bid to keep them from overburdening the country's already crumbling hospitals. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuelan Nurses Trapped Between COVID-19 and Economic Crisis Venezuelan Nurses Trapped Between COVID-19 and Economic Crisis
Venezuelan nurse Flor Perez works a grueling night shift at a public children's hospital in Caracas, where the coronavirus is a constant risk.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - September 10, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Reporting from Latin America: 'Coronavirus has proved an intensely political story'
The Guardian ’s Latin America correspondent reflects on the humanitarian disaster that has gripped the region in recent monthsWhen I set off from Mexico City for Rio with my family in early March, for what was supposed to be a short holiday, Latin America had not recorded a single death from the coronavirus.Security staff at Mexico ’s Benito Juárez airport wore face masks. A blue and red banner warned China-bound travellers to wash their hands, cover their mouths and, ominously, avoid contact with “live or death animals”.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 23, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Tom Phillips Tags: Brazil Membership Americas World news Mexico Jair Bolsonaro Venezuela Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science Source Type: news

Ringing in remission amid COVID-19
During his career in manufacturing, Eduardo Aguero has moved 18 times around Latin America. The 54-year-old has lived in many places, including Colombia, Venezuela and Panama over the years. Little did he know that a 2018 trip back to his native Chile for a business trip would be the start of an unexpected adventure. ____________________________________ [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News - August 20, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Will There Also Be a Post-Journalism?
A teenage girl covers her face with her hands in front of a laptop computer, frightened by the news she reads about the pandemic. Photo: Dusko Miljanic/Unicef By Andrés CañizálezCARACAS, Aug 6 2020 (IPS) Every era brings its own buzzwords or catchphrases along with it. The term du jour is ‘pandemic’, namely ‘coronavirus’ and ‘COVID-19’; but alongside these words, speculation and forecasts over the post-pandemic world are flourishing. There is a proliferation of pieces and commentary on what our daily lives or the economy will be like once the epidemic is under contro...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Andres Canizalez Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Latin America & the Caribbean Press Freedom TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news