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American Caribbean - Why Experts Are So Worried About the Disease That Just Reached the United States

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Why Experts Are So Worried About the Disease That Just Reached the United States

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An Aedes albopictus mosquito obtains a blood meal from a human host. This is one of two striped species that could spreadchikungunya in the United States.Photo by James Gathany/CDC If your wife is a researcher in medical entomology, you’ll often hear odd tidbits related to mosquito-borne diseases. For instance, did you know how cute malaria parasites can look under a microscope? I didn’t either, until I met Cassandra Urquhart.

AP PHOTOS: A selection of our favorite images from Latin America and the Caribbean

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The presidents of Russia and China made separate trips to Latin America, although Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping crossed paths this past week in Brazil, where they smiled and posed with their Latin American counterparts. Mexico struggled with a continuing flood of northbound child migrants.

Why Experts Are So Worried About the Disease That Just Reached the United States

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Why Experts Are So Worried About the Disease That Just Reached the United States

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An Aedes albopictus mosquito obtains a blood meal from a human host. This is one of two striped species that could spreadchikungunya in the United States.Photo by James Gathany/CDC If your wife is a researcher in medical entomology, you’ll often hear odd tidbits related to mosquito-borne diseases. For instance, did you know how cute malaria parasites can look under a microscope? I didn’t either, until I met Cassandra Urquhart.

Three National Records Highlight Mexican Nationals

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Three National Records Highlight Mexican Nationals

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BOCA DEL RIO, Mexico, July 20. THREE national records highlighted Mexico's long course nationals that served as the selection meet for the Central American and Caribbean Games. Twenty-four swimmers -- 12 men and 12 women -- will attend the Games in November in Veracruz, Mexico. (See below for full roster.) Two women's Mexican records fell at nationals, while just one male national record fell over five days. Bianca Rodriguez swam a 1:09.

Easier air travel to Antigua and Barbuda

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Easier air travel to Antigua and Barbuda

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ST. JOHNS, Antigua – A meeting with American Airlines was convened in their Miami offices with their Director of Marketing Development for the Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America, Gary Alfson. The Minister was accompanied by the Honorable Molwyn Joseph, Minister of Health and the Environment.

Xi hails CELAC Quartet as \

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Xi hails CELAC Quartet as "good partner" of China

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BRASILIA, July 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping said Thursday that the Quartet members of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) are "good friends" and "good partners" of China.

Chinese president arrives in Brasilia, starts state visit to Brazil

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BRASILIA, July 15 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived here Tuesday for a state visit to Brazil and meeting with leaders of Latin American and Caribbean nations. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic ties between China and Brazil, and bilateral relations have achieved fruitful results, Xi said upon his arrival, noting that each country's development is closely linked to that of the other side.

Full text: President Xi's joint written interview with media from four Latin American and Caribbean countries

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BEIJING, July 14 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Fortaleza, Brazil, on Monday for a summit of the BRICS countries. Before embarking on the trip, he gave a joint written interview to the major media organizations from Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela and Cuba. During his ongoing Latin America tour, Xi will also pay state visits to the four countries above and attend the China-Latin America and the Caribbean Summit in Brazil.

Communities feel left out of Pan Am Games

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By Paola Loriggio, The Canadian PressTORONTO - Hordes of athletes from the Americas and the Caribbean competing in next summer's Pan Am and Parapan Games might find themselves without a cheering crowd of local supporters from their home countries, a community leader says.Some members of Toronto's Latin-American and Caribbean communities say they've been largely left out of preparations for the Games, with only superficial efforts made to include them.

McCann Worldgroup Shuffles European, Latin American and Caribbean Presidents

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McCann Worldgroup Shuffles European, Latin American and Caribbean Presidents

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McCann Worldgroup has shifted Pablo Walker from president of Latin America and the Caribbean and promoted him to president of Europe, filling the role that Gustavo Martinez left open when he departed for JWT in February. The shuffle will see Luca Lindner, who was promoted to president of McCann Worldgroup (a new role for the Interpublic Group agency) in December, hand over European responsibilities.

South America is a dream cruise voyage

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If you have a bucket list, it’s probably constantly changing like mine is. One cruise destination that should stay there is South America.There’s a multitude of choices — from return trips that include the Amazon to lengthy rides along the Chilean coast to Cape Horn and north along the Argentina coast.Surprises are everywhere, such as the size of the penguin colonies, birds and animals that exist nowhere else, and mighty fiords.