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SUNS # 9723 Monday 16 January 2023
 
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UN : Concrete measures needed to support an aging world (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The number of people aged 65 years or older worldwide is projected to more than double, rising from 761 million in 2021 to 1.6 billion in 2050, a United Nations report has said.

Venezuela : Radio stations are shut down & information is just another migrant (PRIV)
(IPS, Caracas)
More than 100 radio stations were shut down by the Venezuelan government this year, accentuating the collapse of the media and further undermining the already meager capacity of citizens to stay informed.

Argentina : Generation and self-consumption, the path to clean energy (PRIV)
(IPS, Buenos Aires)
With large projects held back by the economic crisis and lack of infrastructure, Argentina seems to be looking at an alternative path towards a more sustainable energy mix involving small renewable energy projects, promoted by environmentally aware industries, businesses and private users.


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