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29 Apr 2016 description

Virus del Zika - Incidencia y tendencia

Hasta la fecha, 35 países/territorios de las Américas confirmaron casos autóctonos (transmisión vectorial) de infección por virus del Zika (Figura 1). Desde la última Actualización Epidemiológica del 21 de abril de 2016 de la Organización Panamericana de Salud/ Organización Mundial de Salud (OPS/OMS) no hay nuevos países o territorios que hayan confirmado la transmisión vectorial del virus del Zika.

29 Apr 2016 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

29 Apr 2016 description

Zika virus – Incidence and trends

To date, 35 countries and territories have confirmed local, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus in the Region of the Americas since 2015 (Figure 1). Since the last Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) Zika Epidemiological Update on 21 April, no new countries or territories hav e confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus.

28 Apr 2016 description

ZIKA VIRUS DISEASE, MICROCEPHALY AND GUILLAIN-BARRÉ SYNDROME

 As of 27 April, 55 countries and territories report continuing mosquito-borne transmission; for 42 countries this is their first documented Zika virus outbreak (Fig. 1).

 Mosquito-borne transmission (Table 1):

 42 countries are experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus since 2015, with no previous evidence of circulation, and with ongoing transmission by mosquitos.

 13 countries reported evidence of Zika virus transmission between 2007 and 2014, with ongoing transmission.

28 Apr 2016 description

Presentan UNICEF y CONEVAL análisis sobre pobreza y derechos sociales de niñas, niños y adolescentes en México

28 Apr 2016 description
report Inter Press Service

By Daniela Pastrana

MEXICO CITY, Apr 27 2016 (IPS) - Mexico is the most dangerous country in Latin America for journalists. In 2015 it accounted for one-third of all murders of reporters in the region, and four more journalists have been added to the list so far this year.

26 Apr 2016 description

GINEBRA / MÉXICO (26 de abril de 2016) - Un grupo de expertos en derechos humanos de Naciones Unidas* dijo hoy que el informe final del Grupo Interdisciplinario de Expertos Independientes (GIEI) de la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) sobre el caso de los estudiantes normalistas de Ayotzinapa identifica graves fallas en las investigaciones oficiales desarrolladas y demuestra que todavía falta mucho por hacer para develar la verdad, garantizar la justicia y reparar a las víctimas.

26 Apr 2016 description

GENEVA / MEXICO (26 April 2016) - A group of United Nations human rights experts* said today that the final report by the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (IGIE) of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) in the case of the student teachers of Ayotzinapa identifies serious gaps in the investigations carried out so far by the authorities and shows that much remains to be done to unveil the truth, guarantee justice, and provide reparations to the victims.

26 Apr 2016 description

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Rupert Colville
Location: Geneva
Subjects: (1) Mexico & (2) Mauritania
Date: 26 April 2016

(1) Mexico

23 Apr 2016 description

Zika virus – Incidence and trends

To date, 35 countries and territories have confirmed local, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus in the Region of the Americas since 2015 (Figure 1). Since the last Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) Zika Epidemiological Update of 14 April, no new countries or territories have confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus.

22 Apr 2016 description

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO, México, 22 de abril de 2016 (ACNUR/ONU-DH) - Las Oficinas en México del Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Refugiados (ACNUR) y del Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos (ONU-DH), acogen con satisfacción la aprobación por el Senado de la República de la reforma al artículo 11 de la Constitución Política de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos en materia de asilo.

21 Apr 2016 description

SUMMARY

From 1 January 2007 to 20 April 2016, Zika virus transmission was documented in a total of 66 countries and territories.

Mosquito-borne transmission:

  • 42 countries are experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus since 2015, with no previous evidence of circulation, and with ongoing transmission by mosquitos.

  • 17 countries have reported evidence of Zika virus transmission prior to 2015, with or without ongoing transmission or have reported an outbreak since 2015 that is now over.

21 Apr 2016 description

The current El Niño episode may be among the strongest on record (Earth Institute 2015). This year again, serious localized production shortfalls have occurred or are expected, creating an urgent need for policy actions to ensure adequate food supply and food mobility from surplus to deficit regions.

21 Apr 2016 description

179,614 arrivals by sea in 2016
1,232 dead/missing
published 18:00 CET 20 April
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015