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Caribbean:PAHO to focus on mental health ahead of hurricane season

WASHINGTON, June 15 (BERNAMA-NNN-TELESUR) -- The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) have signed an accord to improve the capacity for mental health and psychosocial support in the Caribbean as part of their overall response to disaster management.


Mexico has highest 'territorial inequality' in Latin America

MEXICO CITY, June 15 (BERNAMA-NNN-TELESUR)--Mexico has the highest territorial inequality of seven countries analyzed by the Latin American Center for Rural Development (Rimisp) in its new '2017 Poverty and Inequality' report, based on the U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).


Jamaican police celebrate after US$500 million cigarette bust

KINGSTON, June 15 (BERNAMA-NNN-TELESUR) -- Jamaica´s law enforcement celebrated an enormous success after a raid lead to a major bust of US$500 million worth of illegal cigarettes, Jamaica´s Counter Terrorism and Organised Crime Branch (C-TOC) said Thursday.


Argentine Peso Plunges Against Us Dollar To New Low

BUENOS AIRES, June 15 (BERNAMA-NNN-Xinhua) -- Argentina's peso tumbled to a record low Thursday, dropping 1.70 pesos to close trading at 28.20 to the U.S. dollar on the retail market, according to the state-run Banco Nacion (National Bank).


Thousands of cyclists travel to Rio for international bicycle congress

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 15 (BERNAMA-NNN-EFE)--Around 2,000 bicycle riders on Wednesday cycled on a six-kilometer route through the city of Rio de Janeiro during the Velo-City 2018 Rio Conference, the largest international congress on bicycles and urban mobility.


35,000 homes, business left powerless after wind storm hits Ireland

DUBLIN, June 14 (Bernama) -- About 35,000 homes, farms and businesses are without power after an overnight wind storm hit Ireland, said a major electricity supplier in the country on Thursday.


UAE and Arab coalition launch major operation to liberate Hodeida from Houthi rebels

KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 (Bernama) -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to Malaysia, Khalid Ghanim Alghaith, said the Arab Coalition in Yemen has launched a major military operation to liberate Hodeida from the Houthi insurgents.