Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Free Health Attention Extends to 310 Bolivian Municipalities La Paz, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) The presence of doctors and nurses of the free attention program My Health reaches today 310 of the 339 municipalities of Bolivioa, informed the National Coordinator of that initiative, Franz Trujillo. Cholera Outbreak Kills at Least 12 in Niger Niamey, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) At least 12 people have died in a cholera epidemic in Niger, spread by the current rainy season (June-September), the government reported. Rains Hamper Investigation After Thai Plane Crash Bangkok, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) The heavy rains in the province of Khon Kaen, in northeastern Thailand, hampered investigations into a helicopter crash on Wednesday which left four people dead( the pilot and three passengers) , authorities said today. Stampede of Chilean Salmons Threatens Environment and Health Santiago de Chile, 19 jul (PL) The stampede of over 700 thousand salmon specimens in the southern region of Los Lagos, put Chile in an extreme situation as second world exporter of the species. Scientists Create a Sponge to Clean Oil Spills in the Sea Washington, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Argonne National Laboratory's scientists created a reusable sponge to clean up oil spills in the sea and successfully tested it on the coast of California. UN Warns Over Insufficient Progress in Fighting HIV-AIDS United Nations, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) New HIV-AIDS infections increased in some 50 countries, while progress in others is still insufficient and occurs at a very slow pace, today warned a UNAIDS report. Cuban Deputy Health Minister Visits South Africa Pretoria, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Minister of Health, Alfredo Gonzalez, holds meetings in this capital with union leaders, foreign ministry officials and the presidential minister Nkosozana Dlamini Zuma, the embassy of that South African country reported. Climate Change Effects Increasingly Affect Mexico Mexico, July 18 (Prensa Latina) Some consequences of climate change such as rising temperature, going up cyclones of category three or more and stiffer droughts increasingly affect today Mexico, according to a report published here. Several Thai Provinces on Alert of Heavy Rains Bangkok, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Authorities in 28 Thai provinces were alerted to the forecast of heavy rains and their consequences, the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) reported today. Nigeria's President Regrets Death of 44 People Due to Floods Abuja, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari conveyed his condolences to the families of the 44 dead people registered so far due to the floods after heavy rains in the northwest of the country. Physicians Urge Ottawa to Pay Another $21B Over Decade For Seniors Ottawa, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Physicians are calling on the Canadian federal government to shell out another $21 billion over the next decade to help provinces and territories pay for soaring health care costs that will be propelled by the unavoidable growth of Canada''s seniors population. Scientists Test in People New Drug Against ALS Washington, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Scientists are testing a new drug in people to fight a hereditary form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), after testing it in mice with improved survival and neuromuscular functions, The Journal of Clinical Investigation reports. Ethiopia to Implement Financial Services in Cell Phones Addis Ababa, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia is studying the possibility of implementing financial services in cell phones, based on an agreement with Kenya''s Safaricom (SCOM.NR), the continent''s leading company in this field. Cases of Children with Visual Problems Increase in Paraguay Asuncion, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Paraguayan ophthalmologists detected that between 40 and 50 percent of the children seen in the clinic presented visual problems, health authorities reported today. Most Americans Oppose Trump Decision to Exit From Paris Climate Deal Washington, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) 62 percent of Americans oppose President Donald Trump''s decision to abandon the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, according to a survey broadcast today on ABC News. Heavy Rains Prompt Alerts in Costa Rica San José, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) The National Emergency Commission (CNE) is maintaining the yellow (caution) and green (information) alerts today due to the heavy precipitations of recent days, which have so far caused one death and hundreds of people affected. Heat and Rain in Japan, a Lethal Combination Tokyo, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) In addition to the more than 200 deaths in Japan caused by the disasters caused by the recent rains, there are also eight other victims of a heat wave affecting the Asian country. Eight Months of No News From the Argentinean Submarine ARA San Juan Buenos Aires, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) Eight months of suffering for relatives, of mystery in the waters of the Atlantic, as if the sea did not want to return them, while fathers, wives and mothers continue to struggle to know what happened to the Argentinean submarine ARA San Juan, in which 44 sailors were travelling. Cuba's President Expresses Condolences to Japan's People, Government Tokyo, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel today expressed his deep regret over the deaths and damages that the worst meteorological disaster in the last 30 years left in Japan, said the Cuban embassy in the Japanese country. Rains in Japan Leave over 200 Dead Tokyo, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) There are 201 dead and more than 30 missing in Japan due to the disaster caused by heavy rains last week in the western part of the country, authorities confirmed today.