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cities25% of world murders are in Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico and Columbia

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With just 8% of the world’s population, Latin America accounts for roughly a third of global murders. It is also the only region where lethal violence has grown steadily since 2000, according to United Nations figures. Above – Mexican soldiers …

deathsVenezuela Collapse Horror Show

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The collapse in socialist Venezuela has been extremely bad for three years. There has been starvation, hyperinflation and terrible shortages and a dysfunctional socialist economy. About 2 to 3 million Venezuelans have fled to other countries. People have eaten dogs, …

air pollutionAir pollution deaths at WW2 scales are happening now

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In NY Mag, a climate journalist David Wallace-Wells wrote about a study of the difference between 1.5 degrees of warming and two degrees. He cited a Nature climate change paper – Quantified, localized health benefits of accelerated carbon dioxide emissions …

crimeMultiple fatalities from mass shooting at Madden NFL video game tournament

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Multiple fatalities were reported in a mass shooting, Sunday afternoon at a Madden NFL video game tournament in a popular area of Jacksonville, Florida. One suspect was dead at the scene. Notice just prior to the #shooting at the #Madden19 …

deathsLaos hydro dam collapses while under construction with the possible deaths of hundreds

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In Laos, a hydroelectric dam that was under construction has collapsed. Hundreds of people are missing and many are likely dead. Rescue efforts were underway as top government officials rushed to the site and public appeals were launched for aid. …

air pollutionAir pollution deaths at 7 million per year are like unending WW2 scale deaths

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Air pollution levels remain dangerously high in many parts of the world. New data from WHO shows that 9 out of 10 people breathe air containing high levels of pollutants. Updated estimations reveal an alarming death toll of 7 million …

asiaReplicating Bangladesh toilet success in poor countries would save over 500,000 lives each year

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Bangladesh remains one of the poorest countries in the world. On a per person basis, Bangladeshi’s have half the income of people in India or Pakistan. Bangaldesh was able mostly defeat diarrhea because they built latrines for the poorest and …

deathsTrump bans US from buying oil backed Venezuelan Cryptocurrency

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Trump issued an order on Monday prohibiting U.S. citizens from engaging in transactions using the oil-backed currency, called the Petro. He authorized Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to issue any necessary regulations to enforce his order. Maduro created the currency to …

deathsMore expect Venezuela will collapse and have regime change within 12 months

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The consensus view among the participants of the Emerging Markets Trade Association and Siobhan Morden, a managing director for Nomura Securities in New York, is that Venezuela’s leader Madura will be out within 12 months. Nextbigfuture published on March 4, …

deathsVenezuelan oil production might drop to 1.35 million barrels per day in 2018 or even 1 million

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Barclays analysts predicts that Venezuela’s oil production will average 1.43 million barrels per day (mb/d) in 2018. This would be a decline of roughly 700,000 bpd from the 2017 average. In the second half of 2018, output averages just 1.35 …