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Zika Was Spreading Long Before Experts Realized It

The Zika virus, which has caused thousands of cases of the severe birth defect microcephaly in infants, was circulating in South America for months before infections were detected, according to a new study published Wednesday in the journal Nature. The researchers analyzed Zika virus genomes collected in 11 countries and territories from people with infections…

Number of Venezuelans Seeking Asylum in America Jumps 160% as Country is Starving

Once an example of South American democracy and economic success, due to the democratic freedoms its citizens once enjoyed along with the oil riches of the country, Venezuela is now staring at an exodus of its people to the U.S. For the first time ever, the number of Venezuelans applying for asylum in America topped […]

Chinese Company Acquires Grindr For $240M

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The South China Morning Post reports: The world’s largest gay social media app is now owned by the Chinese, after a little-known Beijing tech company agreed to acquire full control of America’s Grindr for US$240 million, and fully engage in its daily operations. Show More Summary

Progressive Democrats for Cherry Hill

Just a stone’s throw from Camden, one of America’s most distressed towns, lies Cherry Hill – an affluent suburb of Philadelphia and home to the South Jersey Democratic political machine. For all intents and purposes, it is a one-party town,...Read more

The Confederacy's Plan to Conquer Latin America

3 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The Confederates might have lost the Civil War, but they still held onto their dream of expanding south of the border.

New Orleans Joins Cold Treatment Pilot Program

The Port of New Orleans announced a new opportunity for shippers looking to transport perishable cargo from South America. Port NOLA received approval by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for inclusion in the Southeast U.S. In-Transit Cold Treatment Pilot Program.

Army tests TACMS | Israel to receive special F-35 | Elta to help test South Korean AESA radar for KF-X

Americas The US Navy has awarded a $49.4 million contract to Northrop Grumman for parts, material and labor required for the maintenance of the MQ-4C UAV in accordance with planned production. Work will be performed in Baltimore, Md., Bridgeport, W. VA., Salt Lake City, Utah, and other locations in the United States. Fiscal 2017 Navy […]

CMA CGM, Hamburg Sud Launch Americas Service

French container shipping company CMA CGM announced the launch of its new service between the west coast of the United States, Central America and South America, to be operated in collaboration with the German shipping company Hamburg Sud. Starting May 24…

DSA Continues South America FAL Modernization Potential

DS Arms, Inc. was present at SITDEF 2017 this year with a number of the companies FAL modernization upgrades, continuing to offer their legacy upgrade packages to various South American Military/LE forces that are still armed with FN FALs or Brazilian Imbel license made versions. Show More Summary

How America and Japan are Pushing Back Against China in the South China Sea

Kris Osborn Security, Asia In recent years, the Pentagon has sharply criticized Chinese moves to place weapons on dispute island areas of the South China Sea, a move which further complicated U.S.-China tensions in the highly-disputed...Show More Summary

CMA CGM Launches AZTECA Service

CMA CGM announced the launch, starting May 24, of its new service between the west coast of the United States, Central America and South America. The service is one of the most complete on the market between these three strategic zones. CMA…

Hainan’s North America growth heads south of the border

Hainan Airlines' latest plans in North America include Tijuana. But the reason for that move is potentially about much more than establishing a link to Mexico. The post Hainan’s North America growth heads south of the border appeared first on Wandering Aramean.

Russian Missiles: Venezuela Holds Huge Stockpile of Surface-to-Air Missiles, Showing U.S. Fears Founded

Earlier in May the CIA Director Mike Pompeo expressed concern about the threat to South and Central America posed by Venezuela's arsenal.

The Fighter Plane That Terrorized Great Britain During the Falklands War Is Back

Sebastien Roblin Security, Americas The naval attack plane may have flown its last mission for France, but it looks set to serve many more years in the South American country where it made its reputation. Just one year after France retired...Show More Summary

Man United bound? James Rodriguez’s social media update

Man United & James Rodriguez If the rumour mill from South America was true, Manchester United could be set to reveal James Rodriguez as their new signing in the next twenty-four hours. Last Monday saw Colombian radio station RCN announce that James has an agreement in principle to join Man United in the summer. According to RCN, Jorge Mendes, […]

Is America Getting Ready to Ship Its 'Big Guns' to the South China Sea?

Kris Osborn Security, Asia Having mobile counter-air weapons such as the M109 Paladin, able to fire 155m precision rounds on-the-move, could prove to be an effective air-defense deterrent against Chinese weapons in the region.  A Chinese...Show More Summary

BOOM! POTUS Smacks Down Reporter Who Asks ‘Did You Ask Comey to Drop Investigation?’ (VIDEO)

President Trump met with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Thursday to discuss economic, drug and security issues plaguing South America when... The post BOOM! POTUS Smacks Down Reporter Who Asks ‘Did You Ask Comey to Drop Investigation?’ (VIDEO) appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

First it was “slow food.” Now restaurants are embracing “slow flowers.”

If your table’s “fresh-picked” centerpiece was actually picked two weeks ago in, say, South America, then flown or driven thousands of miles to its final destination, it subtracts from the flowers’ lifespan. Local flowers often last longer, which ultimately cuts down on cost.

Meet the couple on a never-ending south American honeymoon

Sarah and Dimitri, from Belgium, set off to explore South America in November, after tying the knot in August. They have spent six months travelling in their wedding car, a 4x4 Toyota.

Lulled by Lima: Why Peru's capital is more than a pit-stop

Once seen as a simple air hub where you would change planes en route to Machu Picchu, Lima has become one of South America's coolest cities. Nick Boulos picks out the best of Peru's capital.

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