Economy

Prefabricated Homes May Fix Argentina’s Housing Crisis – and Put Builders out of Work

Facing an acute housing shortage and the plummeting value of the Argentine peso, Argentina’s housing authority is touting a construction solution that would be both cheap and fast. But for the country’s construction industry, this solution may turn out to be a problem.

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Health

Long Thought of as Food for the Poor, Healthful Okra Enjoys New Popularity in DRC

Diabetes is increasing in DRC, as more than 3.3 million people here have been diagnosed with the disease. As incidents of diabetes rise in DRC, so does the popularity of a common vegetable that helps manage blood sugar, even though the vegetable has long been considered a food of the poor: okra.

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