World: Latin America & the Caribbean: Weekly Situation Update (5-12 August 2019) – As of 12 August 2019

KEY FIGURES 346K HOMES IN HONDURAS REACHED BY GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION PROGRAMS 200K PUBLIC WORKERS IN HONDURAS PARTICIPATING IN GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION PROGRAMS 37.5K PEOPLE IN GUATEMALA TARGETED FOR ASSISTANCE BY IFRC PLAN OF ACTION HONDURAS As of epidemiological week 31, Honduras is reporting 49,300 cases, with some 10,800 cases of severe dengue. Dengue cases for 2019 […]

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Promoting Women’s Safety in Latin America

Development & Aid, Featured, Gender, Gender Violence, Headlines, Human Rights, Poverty & SDGs Opinion Renata Avelar Giannini is Public Security and Justice Coordinator at Instituto Igarape based in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 13 2019 (IPS) – Every year, over 12,000 women are killed in Latin America. The region is plagued by extremely high levels […]

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CAE Showcases Latin America Training Footprint

Training services provider and simulator manufacturer CAE is putting the spotlight on its Latin American business aviation and helicopter training footprint at LABACE 2019. Fittingly, the company’s South American training center (CAE São Paulo) is located in the host city for the continent’s largest annual business aviation gathering, close to Guarulhos International Airport. “We are […]

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