Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Asteroid as Big as a Warehouse is Freakiest Near Miss in Years Washington, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) A space rock soared by Earth closer than half the distance to the moon just hours after being spotted for the first time on Saturday. Heavy Rain Kills 14 in Tanzania Dar El Salaam, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Heavy rains that hit this capital a few days ago have killed 14 people, police sources reported today. Experts From Several Countries in Orthopedic Event in Cuba Ciego de Avila, Cuba Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Experts from Switzerland, Austria, France, Canada, Puerto Rico and Cuba attend the 16th International Arthroscopy Symposium, which will be held in this city until April19. Cuban Universities Attend ACM-ICPC in China Beijing, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Three Cuban universities are participating today in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), based in China, with 140 teams from all over the world, diplomatic sources reported. Cuban Centenarians Meet at Longevity 2018 Havana, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) A group of ten Cubans over 100 years of age met with scientists from all medical specialties who are participating in the 15th International Seminar on Longevity. Debates in Havana About Longevity and Life Quality Havana, Apr 17(Prensa Latina) A Walk for Life will be the beginning of the activities of the 15th International Seminar on Longevity,where scientists of all specialties and nationalities will gather today in Havana. Irpacuba 2018 Analyzes Regulatory Infrastructure in the Countries Havana, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) The development of a regulatory structure in the countries focuses the analysis today at the XI Regional Congress of Radiological and Nuclear Safety, Irpacuba 2018, opened here with delegates from 21 nations. At Least 100 Deaths Due to Lassa Fever in Nigeria Abuja, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) A total of 101 people have died of Lassa fever in only two months in Nigeria, according to national and international institutions that are studying the current outbreak of the desease in this African country. Vietnamese Experts Deactivate Old US Bomb Hanoi, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) Explosives experts deactivated a bomb from the time of the war against the United States, in the northern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh where a highway is being built. WHO Program to Eliminate Yellow Fever in Africa Abuja, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) began here a vaccination program against Yellow Fever, which will cover one billion African people, reported today a regional media. China Has 100 Million People with Lung Diseases Beijing, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) China counts almost 100 million people with chronic lung diseases, which makes these conditions the main health concern in the country, said a specialized study on the subject today. WHO Urges to Eradicate Yellow Fever in Africa by 2026 Abuja, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) urged today African political leaders to increase their commitment to the eradication of yellow fever in the continent by the year 2026. Venezuela Begins Campaign against Malaria Vector Caracas, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan government is carrying out a vector control plan against malaria in six states of the country with the participation of representatives of the Pan American Health Organization, informed the minister of the sector, Luis López. Authorities will transfer 500 operators and fumigation machines to the states of Bolívar, Anzoátegui, Delta Amacuro, Amazonas, Sucre and Monagas to attack the malaria-transmitting mosquito and thus eradicate the disease, the official said. Solar Energy Leads New Investments in Power Generation, Says UNEP United Nations, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Investments in solar energy currently lead the alternative power generation with clean technologies, more than some of the traditional technologies, said a report issued by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). Kenya Will Deploy into Space First Satellite on May Nairobi, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Kenya will deploy its first satellite into space in May to watch agricultural trends, The Star daily reported today. Cuba Celebrates World Health Day with Achievements in Health Care Havana, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) With health coverage throughout its geography and achievements in the different levels of care, Cuba will celebrate World Health Day, established on April 7, authorities highlighted here. Agroecology Can Help Sustainable Food Systems, Says FAO Rome, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) FAO Director General Jose Graziano da Silva said that agroecology can respond to the urgency of achieving sustainable, healthy and nutritious food systems. NASA on Final Stages to Complete Spacecraft to Land in Mars Washington, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) With the objective to analyze seismic activity and ground composition of the planet Mars, US National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA) announced that it is on the final stages of assembling a new spacecraft to land in Mars in the middle of this year. South Korea Warns that Chinese Space Station will Hit Earth Seoul, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) Authorities from South Korea warned today that China''s unused Tiangong-1 space station might hit the Earth on Monday, although the estimates about the exact site of impact vary. China Launches Competition to Merge Art and Artificial Intelligence Beijing, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) China will receive works from around the world from today until next September in a competition that encourages the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) and art, which has a growing interest in this country.