Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina UN Highlights Salvadoran Efforts in Defense of Human Rights http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21227&SEO=un-highlights-salvadoran-efforts-in-defense-of-human-rights San Salvador, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Government efforts to guarantee and defend human rights in El Salvador were highlighted here today by the highest authority in the United Nations, Zeid Ra''ad Al Hussein. 6.2 Quake Shakes Guayaquil and Other Ecuadorian Cities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21220&SEO=6.2-quake-shakes-guayaquil-and-other-ecuadorian-cities Quito, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) An 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook the coastal city of Guayaquil today and felt strongly in other locations in Ecuador, without human or material losses being reported so far. Cuban Experts Exchange on Teenagers Pregnancy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21216&SEO=cuban-experts-exchange-on-teenagers-pregnancy Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban specialists from several institutions are exchanging here today about the quality of life of young pregnant women of the island in the context of the 16th National Course-Workshop on Child-Youth Gynecology and Adolescent Reproductive Health. Attacker Against Media Taken To Court In France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21211&SEO=attacker-against-media-taken-to-court-in-france Paris, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) French justice began today the trial against the author of several attacks in 2013 against media in this capital, in which a photographer was seriously injured. Cuba Ratifies its Internationalist Position at COP 23 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21209&SEO=cuba-ratifies-its-internationalist-position-at-cop-23 Bonn, Germany, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Even under the effects of the economic blockade imposed by the United States, Cuba will internationally share its experience in confronting climate change, officials announced at COP 23, an event that ends today. International Congress of Genetics in Havana Ends http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21200&SEO=international-congress-of-genetics-in-havana-ends Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The 3th International Congress of Community Genetics closes today after three days of exchange in this capital on the advances of human and medical genetics in Cuba and the world. China Includes Ice Fuel in List of Minerals http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21192&SEO=china-includes-ice-fuel-in-list-of-minerals Beijing, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) China announced the inclusion of natural gas hydrate, or ice fuel, in its list of minerals, after a successful trial in land and sea prospection. Cuba,UK Academics for Strengthening Scientific and Research Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21191&SEO=cubauk-academics-for-strengthening-scientific-and-research-ties Havana, 17 nov (Prensa Latina) British academician Emily Morris stressed here the importance of consolidating a research network existing among UK and Cuban scientists to push ahead existing projects. Putin Calls for International Effort to Fight against Tuberculosis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21182&SEO=putin-calls-for-international-effort-to-fight-against-tuberculosis Moscow, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin called for a joint effort against tuberculosis (TB), which affects a third of the world''s population, in his speech during a ministerial meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO). Scientists Try First Gene Editing In Live Human http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21174&SEO=scientists-try-first-gene-editing-in-live-human Washington, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) US scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene in a patient''s body, Benioff Children''s Hospital in San Francisco, California, reported today. Mutation in Blood Clotting Gene May Extend Human Life Span http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21163&SEO=mutation-in-blood-clotting-gene-may-extend-human-life-span Washington,Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The girl, who lived in an Indiana Amish community, nearly bled to death during what should have been routine scalp surgery. Swiss Company Bets on Absorbing Atmospheric CO2 and Reusing It http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21160&SEO=swiss-company-bets-on-absorbing-atmospheric-co2-and-reusing-it Zurich, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Swiss businessmen are betting on innovative technologies to absorb atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) and transform it into something useful, according to BBC reports. US Sanctions Hinders Aid to Earthquake Victims in Iran http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21157&SEO=us-sanctions-hinders-aid-to-earthquake-victims-in-iran Tehran, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The sanctions imposed to Iran by the US government hinders sending of aid to Iran in order to assist those affected by last Sunday's earthquake, denounced Think Progress website, quoted by the local press. Cuba and UK Academic Collaboration Makes Progress http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21138&SEO=cuba-and-uk-academic-collaboration-makes-progress Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Scientific cooperation between Cuba and the United Kingdom is making progress today, focused on areas such as transport, finance, and sustainable development, experts from both countries said. Millions of Mexicans Without Access to Health Benefits http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21110&SEO=millions-of-mexicans-without-access-to-health-benefits Mexico, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) More than 32 million Mexicans who perform some productive activity lack access to health services, according to the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI). NASA Satellite Shows India's Sulphur Emissions Increase http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21103&SEO=nasa-satellite-shows-indias-sulphur-emissions-increase Washington,Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) A new study conducted by NASA and University of Maryland shows that India may soon become the world''s top sulphur dioxide emitter. Mexico Cancer Summit-- Opportunity to Exchange Experiences http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21102&SEO=mexico-cancer-summit-opportunity-to-exchange-experiences Mexico, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Vice Minister of Public Health Alfredo Gonzalez considered here today the Summit of Leaders against Cancer of great importance to exchange experiences with experts from the region, on its main results in the control and prevention policies of the disease in the region. Experts Warn That S. Korea Earthquake Heralds Another One http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21097&SEO=experts-warn-that-s.-korea-earthquake-heralds-another-one Seoul, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Experts from South Korea warned today that the 5.4 magnitude earthquake that shook Pohang today in the southeast of the country could be a prelude to bigger ones. More Than 1,000 Aftershocks Due to Strong Earthquake in Costa Rica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21095&SEO=more-than-1000-aftershocks-due-to-strong-earthquake-in-costa-rica San Jose, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (Ovsicori) registered today more than 1,000 aftershocks, less than 72 hours after the earthquake of 6.5 on the Richter scale that shook this nation, without serious human or material damage. Mexico to Create Center to Capture, Use and Store C02 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21093&SEO=mexico-to-create-center-to-capture-use-and-store-c02 Mexico, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Mexico will create a Center for the Capture, Use and Storing of Carbon Dioxide (CEMCCUS), the Secretary of Energy (SENER) reported today.