Amnesty chief calls Latin America’s abortion laws violence against females

Salil Shetty, Amnesty Internationals secretary general, advises Argentina to reform harsh legislation and says human rights have degenerated across regionLatin America's draconian abortion policies have resulted in the needless deaths of thousands of women, said Amnesty International's secretary general, Salil Shetty, as he called for a decisive push for legalization…

Zika virus counterattack: Brazil’s big plan to combat menace not easing anxieties

Health officials welcome mega-operation but remain cautious as education and removing breeding sites not enough to eradicate mosquito that carries the virusAmid rumors and anxiety over the Zika virus, the Brazilian government is preparing to launching a mega-operation to eliminate potential mosquito breeding sites and to train the public about…