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UN Agencies join efforts to eradicate hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean
The three United Nations Rome-based agencies announced a new alliance that will unite their efforts to support the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean to eradicate hunger, malnutrition and poverty

Mother dies from flu just one day after diagnosis
A 20-year-old mother from Phoenix with the flu died one day after getting the diagnosis. Alani Murrieta, who is the mother of a 2-year-old and a 6-month-old, reportedly checked into the hospital last Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. and died by 3:25 p.m

Call to step up AIDS prevention in the Caribbean
Prevention options could reduce the 120,000 new cases of HIV each year in Latin America and the Caribbean

Dominica court sentences man to 4 years for looting after Maria
A magistrate’s court in St Joseph, Dominica has sentenced a young man to four years in prison for his purported role in the widespread looting that took place following Hurricane Maria

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