CARACAS, Venezuela - About one month ago, Venezuela announced another overhaul to the complex currency exchange system in the oil rich but economically troubled country.
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Zika virus is an emerging health risk in the Americas. Mosquitos of the Aedes genus, particularly the Aedes Aegypti species, are the principle cause of transmission for the virus. These mosquitos also transmit dengue and chikungunya, and so the outbreak of Zika has tended to afflict populations already subject to these viruses. There also have been suspected instances of person-to-person transmission, including one apparent case in the Dallas, Texas, area.
[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 17, 2015 @ 10:30 AM / by Christopher Zeitz
Air pollution in larger cities has received a great deal of attention in recent months. Several major cities have experimented with partial bans on vehicular traffic, including Paris, Beijing, México City, Santiago, and São Paulo. Sometimes these policies have proven to be quite effective with noticeable improvements in air quality, but not always.