· February, 2011

Stories about Health from February, 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: Keith Smith Passes Away

  9 February 2011

“The real measure of the man is the gap that will be left in…Trinidad & Tobago now…he was a one-of-a-kind, and there are precious few of those in this plastic world”: Bloggers mourn the death of iconic journalist, Keith Smith.

Peru: New Strain of Dengue Spreads in the Amazon

  4 February 2011

A dengue outbreak that emerged in the Peruvian Amazon region of Loreto has easily spread through several neighbouring regions. On the 1st of February, four confirmed cases had been officially reported in Lima, the Peruvian capital.

Cuba: More Questions About Mazorra

  3 February 2011

Laritza's Laws notes the decision of the Havana Provincial Court in the case of the deaths, by starvation and cold, of 26 psychiatric patients in January 2010, saying: “So the trial ended. Sentences were handed out, but many questions remain.”

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