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Cuba develops mathematical models to fight dengue
Havana, March 24 (IANS) Cuba has developed mathematical models to help fight dengue, a media report said Friday.

Saturday, March 24, 2012 11:37:35 AM

Profiles of candidates for World Bank president
Washington, March 24 (IANS) The World Bank announced here Friday that Jim Yong Kim from the US, Nigeria''s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Colombia''s Jose Antonio Ocampo are the three candidates for the bank presidency.

Saturday, March 24, 2012 11:37:15 AM

Three candidates vie for World Bank presidency
Washington, March 24 (IANS) The World Bank announced Friday that Jim Yong Kim from the US, together with Nigeria''s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Colombia''s Jose Antonio Ocampo are three candidates for the bank presidency.

Saturday, March 24, 2012 11:27:15 AM

Salvadoran remittances rise
San Salvador, March 24 (IANS/EFE) Remittances to El Salvador rose 10.1 percent in the first two months of this year compared with the same period in 2011, the nation''s central bank said Friday.

Saturday, March 24, 2012 11:13:55 AM

Guatemala arrests former top cop for killings
Guatemala City, March 24 (IANS/EFE) Former police director Marlene Blanco and two ex-cops were arrested Friday on charges of conspiring to carry out extrajudicial executions, said a spokesman for the UN-sponsored International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala.

Saturday, March 24, 2012 10:54:45 AM

Mexico City mulls bullfighting ban
Mexico City, March 24 (IANS/EFE) A commission of the Legislative Assembly of Mexico City approved a bill that would ban bullfights in the Mexican capital.

Saturday, March 24, 2012 10:38:05 AM

Greenpeace protests toxic pollution of Mexican waters
Mexico City, March 24 (IANS/EFE) Environmental watchdog Greenpeace denounced on World Water Day the pollution of rivers and other surface waters in Mexico and asked the government to establish a policy of zero dumping of toxic substances by 2020.

Saturday, March 24, 2012 10:29:35 AM

Seven die in Argentina building collapse
Buenos Aires, March 24 (IANS/EFE) Seven workers died when a building under construction collapsed in northeastern Argentina, officials said.

Saturday, March 24, 2012 10:02:25 AM

Harvard meet on where India is headed
Boston, March 24 (IANS) International leaders from government, business, non-profit, media and entertainment sectors are meeting here over the weekend to discuss where India stands currently and where it is headed over the next decade.

Saturday, March 24, 2012 9:43:15 AM

Unicef to help displaced women, children of Syria
United Nations, March 24 (IANS) The Unicef will address urgent issues related to health, education and other needs of thousands of displaced Syrian women and children, a UN spokesman said.

Saturday, March 24, 2012 8:52:05 AM

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