Archive for December 23rd, 2015

Haiti commission installed to review electoral process

December 23, 2015
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Haiti commission installed to review electoral process

Haiti’s President Michel Martelly, center, speaks as he walks with his Cabinet Chief Ann Valerie Timothee Milfort after an interview at the National Palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Dec. 21, 2015. Martelly is constitutionally due to leave office on Feb. 7 because he can’t run for a consecutive term. He told the AP that...
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Brazil warns against pregnancy due to spreading virus

December 23, 2015
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Brazil warns against pregnancy due to spreading virus

Rio de Janeiro (CNN)Brazilian health officials are dishing out some unusual advice these days: Don’t get pregnant. That’s the message for would-be parents, especially in the country’s northeast, after officials linked a mosquito-borne virus called Zika to a surge in newborn microcephaly, a neurological disorder that can result in incomplete brain development. “It’s a...
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