Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Another Nigerian State Reports Death Due to Lassa Fever Abuja, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The government of the state of Ondo (southwest) confirmed today one death and 24 cases in different Nigerian locations, in a new outbreak of Lassa fever in the area. Philippines Raises Alert Level Due to Volcano Eruption Risk Manila, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The Philippine authorities raised to four, one level under the top five scale, the alert over Mayon volcano, which has been active since early this month. Japan Plans Labor Reform to Address Staffing Crisis Tokyo, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, announced on Monday that he will implement labor reforms to stop the crisis generated in that area by the aging population. UN Secretary-General Guterres Lauds Reopening of War and Peace Museum United Nations, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General António Guterres celebrated the reopening of the Museum of War and Peace, in the French department of the Ardennes, and stressed the need to spread more about history. Trump Advisors Describe His Actions as 'Challenge Disorder' Washington, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) A new book about the performance of US President Donald Trump assures that the advisors qualify for private his actions of challenge disorder, local media reported today. Ecuador for Another Ceasefire Agreement for Peace in Colombia Quito, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa expressed confidence today that the National Liberation Army (ELN) and the Colombian government will agree on another ceasefire and resume dialogues towards final peace in that country. Japan on Alert Due to Worst Snowfall in Four Years Tokyo, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The Japan Meteorological Agency warned today of heavy snowfalls in the next hours in this capital and other regions of the country, considered the most severe in the last four years. New Artificial Retina That Can Be Used in Transplants London, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) An international group of scientists created the first artificial retina that can replace a damaged one, the specialized journal Nano Letters published on Wednesday. The US to Deploy More Troops in Afghanistan Washington, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The US Army is studying the possibility of deploying 1,000 additional soldiers in Afghanistan, where there are now 14,000 soldiers, the Washington Post reported today. Guerrero State Bears The Highest Murder Rate in Mexico Mexico, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican state of Guerrero was confirmed as the most violent state in this country, with 2,318 files opened for investigation, due to reports of 2,529 homicides during 2017, according to figures published today. ECLAC Praises Leap in China-LatAm and Carribean Ties Santiago de Chile, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) ECLAC praised today the qualitative and quantitative leap in the links between Latin America and the Caribbean and China, with regard to the II Cooperation Forum between the two parties in this capital. Venezuela to Consolidate Integration with LatAm Peoples in 2018 Havana, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela''s ambassador to Cuba, Ali Rodriguez, affirmed today that the strengthening of integration with the peoples of Latin America is one of the main challenges of the Bolivarian Revolution for 2018. More Than 100 Jails Blocked in France by Guards Strike Paris, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) A total of 115 prisons are currently blocked in France as part of a prison vigilance strike aimed at demanding greater security measures, a movement started a week ago. Iraqi Court Condemns German Citizen to Death Baghdad, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The Central Criminal Court of Baghdad has sentenced a German citizen of Moroccan origin to death for her participation in crimes committed by Daesh or Islamic State (IS), it was reported here today. Calixto 2018 Convention Begins in Cuba Havana, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The International Convention, Calixto 2018, began today in this capital with the participation of representatives of more than 15 countries to update the scientific results at a national and foreign level. UNESCO Expresses Willingness to Strengthen Cooperation with Cuba Paris, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The UNESCO Assistant director-general for Social and Human Sciences, Nada Al-Nashif, today expressed the organization''s desire to strengthen cooperation with Cuba, and highlighted the significance of those ties beyond the bilateral sphere. Cuban Medical Brigade in Namibia Holds Scientific Event Windohek, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban medical brigade in Namibia held a scientific event to review the cases treated by them, analyze the experiences with some patients, solutions to concrete problems and the collection of data, the Cuban Embassy reported today. Changes in Weight Affect Human Body Drastically London, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The human body undergoes drastic changes in the periods of weight gain and loss, even if they are mild, a study published in the journal Cell Systems reported. Indonesia Seeks Closer Economic Ties with Asian Countries Jakarta, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Indonesian President Joko Widodo will begin next week a tour throughout the Asian countries with the aim of strengthening economic ties. US Researchers Create First Global Atlas of Soil-dwelling Bacteria Washington, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The first global atlas of bacteria living in the soil was created by American researchers after the study of 237 sites scattered around the world, the journal Science published today.