Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Meningitis-Vaccine Deficit Takes Lives in Nigeria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11040&SEO=meningitis-vaccine-deficit-takes-lives-in-nigeria 30 de marzo de 2017, 16:17Abuja, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) More than 280 people have died in Nigeria since November, due to an outbreak of cerebral-spinal meningitis and the deficit in the country of vaccines to eradicate the epidemics, health sources reported today. T&T Imposes Restrictions to Travelers Due to Yellow Fever http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11029&SEO=tt-imposes-restrictions-to-travelers-due-to-yellow-fever 30 de marzo de 2017, 14:22Port-of-Spain, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) Trinidad and Tobago is currently maintaining restrictions on the entry of travelers from six countries where outbreaks of yellow fever have been reported, official sources said. Innovative Chilean Project to Produce Water from Air http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11027&SEO=innovative-chilean-project-to-produce-water-from-air 30 de marzo de 2017, 13:26Santiago de Chile, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) Water crisis is one of the greatest challenges facing mankind towards the future, the starting point for an innovative Chilean project based on the production of the vital microparticle liquid from the air. UNFPA, the Netherlands Sign Agreement on Sex Education in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11025&SEO=unfpa-the-netherlands-sign-agreement-on-sex-education-in-cuba 30 de marzo de 2017, 13:22Havana, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) An agreement for the implementation of the second phase of a project on sex education and human rights led by the National Center for Sex Education (Cenesex) of Cuba was signed here by UNFPA and the Netherlands. Tomas Romay, Prominent Figure of Cuban Science http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11022&SEO=tomas-romay-prominent-figure-of-cuban-science Havana, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) Dr. Tomas Romay, one of the most prominent figures in the history of health in Cuba, died on March 30th, 1849. He''s acknowledged by having introduced vaccination on the island. Cuba Stresses Quality of Chilean Graduates http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11008&SEO=cuba-stresses-quality-of-chilean-graduates By Reina Magdariaga Havana, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) I have appreciated in young people from my country who have graduated from this island the quality of the training of health professionals in Cuba, a Chilean delegate of the 3rd International Convention on Technology and Health said. Bolivian President Travels to Cuba for Surgery http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11002&SEO=bolivian-president-travels-to-cuba-for-surgery La Paz, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales has traveled to Cuba today to undergo surgery that will remove a small nodule from the left vocal cord. Geologists from All Latitudes in Earth Sciences Convention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10994&SEO=geologists-from-all-latitudes-in-earth-sciences-convention Havana, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) The 7th International Earth Science Convention will begin here next Monday with geologists, geophysicists and miners from Latin America, North America, Europe and Africa, the website of the event announced today. Cuba Trains Youths from Nine Countries on Technology and Health http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10992&SEO=cuba-trains-youths-from-nine-countries-on-technology-and-health 29 de marzo de 2017, 19:23Havana, Mar 29 (Prensa Latina) The Faculty of Technology and Health (FATESA) in this capital is training students from nine countries in the different specialties taught in the institution, as reported by Elaivis Sosa, in charge of international relations at the educational center. Costa Rica's Turrialba Volcano Keeps Throwing Ashes, Gases http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10973&SEO=costa-ricas-turrialba-volcano-keeps-throwing-ashes-gases San Jose, Mar 29 (Prensa Latina) The Turrialba volcano has continued to release ash, gases and water vapor after its eruption shortly after 24 hours ago, the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica reported. US Internet User Data Still Unprotected http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10957&SEO=us-internet-user-data-still-unprotected Washington, March 29 (Prensa Latina) US Internet access providers still have today the possibility to sell their customers'' personal data to third parties without the obligation to obtain explicit permission. Trump's Wall Threatens Hundreds of Animal Species http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10954&SEO=trumps-wall-threatens-hundreds-of-animal-species Mexico, March 29 (Prensa Latina) The wall that President Donald Trump intends to raise on the border with Mexico will have a strong ecological impact and would endanger more than 800 animal species, La Jornada newspaper reported today. Cuba Attends Event on Nuclear Cooperation in Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10951&SEO=cuba-attends-event-on-nuclear-cooperation-in-russia Moscow, Mar 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has attended a meeting of the Committee of Plenipotentiary Representatives of the Member States of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR), diplomatic sources said today. Intense Heat to Cause More Fatalities by Mid-century http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10946&SEO=intense-heat-to-cause-more-fatalities-by-mid-century Washington, Mar 29 (Prensa Latina) Fatalities caused by intense heat will keep on growing, even when most countries manage to control global warming at the rates agreed, said a research published today by a specialized journal. Urban Complex More than 2000 Years Old Discovered in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10922&SEO=urban-complex-more-than-2000-years-old-discovered-in-mexico Washington, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) A urban complex in El Palenque square in Mexico, dating back more than 2000 years ago, was reportedly discovered by archaeologists of the American Museum of Natural History. Indigenous Worried for Loss of Glaciar in Colombian Mountains http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10918&SEO=indigenous-worried-for-loss-of-glaciar-in-colombian-mountains Bogotá, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) Indigenous Arhuacos, guardians of the Sierra Nevada mountains of Santa Marta, expressed their worry about the progressive loss of ice in the capped mountains covering the range and called to take urgent measures to counter the problem. Glaciers in Colombia Are Reduced to 37 Square Kilometers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10904&SEO=glaciers-in-colombia-are-reduced-to-37-square-kilometers Bogota, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) Colombian scientists say that the glaciers in the country could disappear in less than three decades due to the effects of global warming, a phenomenon they consider without retreat. Brazil: EU Commissioner to Investigate Measures for Sanitary Control http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10898&SEO=brazil-eu-commissioner-to-investigate-measures-for-sanitary-control Brasilia, March 28 (Prensa Latina) European Union (EU) Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis, will investigate here the measures taken by Brazil to improve the instruments of health control in the production of meat and its derivatives. 4,500 Minimal Access Surgeries n Cuba in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10866&SEO=4500-minimal-access-surgeries-n-cuba-in-2016 Havana, Mar 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuban health institution reportedly did more than 4,500 minimal access surgeries in 2016. Lebanon Adopts Summer Time to Encourage Energy Saving http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10834&SEO=lebanon-adopts-summer-time-to-encourage-energy-saving Beirut, March 26 (Prensa Latina) Lebanon adopted Daylight Saving Time (DST) today as part of a government practice to encourage energy saving, it was officially announced here. Cuba Presents more than 250 Health Programs at Panamanian Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10819&SEO=cuba-presents-more-than-250-health-programs-at-panamanian-fair Panama, March 25 (Prensa Latina) The promotion of more than 250 medical services programs are carried out by Cuban health professionals who attend the Expocomer 2017 International Trade Fair, which ends today. Cuba Shows Advances in Nuclear Technologies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10817&SEO=cuba-shows-advances-in-nuclear-technologies 25 de marzo de 2017, 11:09Havana, March 25 (Prensa Latina) The deputy director general and head of the Technical Cooperation Department of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Dazhu Yang, highlighted Cuba''s progress in the use of nuclear technology. Concern Grows for Smoke and Fire from San Salvador Volcano http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10809&SEO=concern-grows-for-smoke-and-fire-from-san-salvador-volcano San Salvador, Mar 25 (Prensa Latina) The smoke coming from the volcano San Salvador for three consecutive days represents a threat as big as a possible eruption, because the fire on the slopes increases the chances of landslide. Cuba Assembles First Laptops and Tablets for Domestic Distribution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10799&SEO=cuba-assembles-first-laptops-and-tablets-for-domestic-distribution 24 de marzo de 2017, 16:30Havana, March 24 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Industrial Company for Informatics, Communications and Electronics (GEDEME) announced that it has assembled the first 3500 laptops and 3583 tablets, destined to national state-run entities. MEDICC Highlights Cuban Doctors' Contribution to US Communities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10797&SEO=medicc-highlights-cuban-doctors-contribution-to-us-communities 24 de marzo de 2017, 15:36Washington, March 24 (Prensa Latina) The project of Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba (MEDICC) highlighted that the American students graduated from the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM) are improving health equity in different US communities. Bolivian Team to Participate in Annual NASA Competition http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10777&SEO=bolivian-team-to-participate-in-annual-nasa-competition La Paz, mar 24 (Prensa Latina) Six students of the Universidad Mayor de San Andres (UMSA) of Bolivia will participate from March 30 through April 1st in the yearly NASA competition: Human Exploration Rover Challenge. Africa: 13 Countries to Launch Vaccination Campaign http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10776&SEO=africa-13-countries-to-launch-vaccination-campaign Geneva, Mar 24 (Prensa Latina) Representatives from 13 African countries said today that next week a vaccination campaign will be launched against poliomyelitis. Six Countries Confirmed for Technology and Health Convention in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10775&SEO=six-countries-confirmed-for-technology-and-health-convention-in-cuba Havana, Mar 24 (Prensa Latina) Delegates from six countries will attend the 3th International Technology and Health Convention from Monday in this capital, the organizers confirmed at a press conference. Water Resources, Agriculture and Population at Cubagua 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10743&SEO=water-resources-agriculture-and-population-at-cubagua-2017 Havana, Mar 23 (Prensa Latina) The International Convention, Cubagua 2017, is promoting today exchanges of expert on global problems associated with the agricultural use of water resources and its supply to the population. South Africa Suspends Import of Brazilian Meat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10730&SEO=south-africa-suspends-import-of-brazilian-meat Pretoria, Mar 23 (Prensa Latina) South Africa''s Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has suspended imports of meat from establishments suspected to be involved in the Brazilian meat scandal, SA News reports Thursday. Experts will Discuss in Cuba Handling and Conservation of Swamplands http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10728&SEO=experts-will-discuss-in-cuba-handling-and-conservation-of-swamplands Matanzas, Cuba, Mar 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment (Citma) called today for the 11th International Symposium on Handling of Swamplands, with topics prioritized on conservation of these important and vulnerable ecosystems. UNESCO Advocates Treating Waste Water http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10702&SEO=unesco-advocates-treating-waste-water Paris, March 22 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has called today for seizing the opportunity of treating waste water, as more than 80% of it returns untreated into the ecosystem. FAO Celebrates World Water Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10692&SEO=fao-celebrates-world-water-day Rome, Mar 22 (Prensa Latina) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) celebrates today World Water Day at its headquarters in this capital. The event will include the launch of the 2017 United Nations World Water Development Report under the slogan ''Wastewater: The untapped resource''. Experts Warn of Ecological Hazards of Fracking in Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10687&SEO=experts-warn-of-ecological-hazards-of-fracking-in-colombia Bogotá, Mar 22 (Prensa Latina) Petroleum extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing technology, better known as fracking, presents enormous risks for the environment in Colombia, environmental organizations warned today. Cuba Promotes International Water Exchange http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10685&SEO=cuba-promotes-international-water-exchange Havana, Mar 22 (Prensa Latina) Almost a tenth of the world''s population is lacking safe drinking water, so an international forum in Cuba have been discussing problems and successful experiences in the use of this vital resource. Mexico: Over 9 Million People without Drinking Water http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10683&SEO=mexico-over-9-million-people-without-drinking-water Mexico, Mar 22 (Prensa Latina) More than nine million people in Mexico do not have today access to drinking water, said the National Commission for Water (Conagua). Cuba and The Czech Republic Sign Agricultural Cooperation Accord http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10662&SEO=cuba-and-the-czech-republic-sign-agricultural-cooperation-accord 21 de marzo de 2017, 16:23Havana, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) The minister of Agriculture of Cuba and the Czech Republic, Gustavo Rodriguez and Marian Jurecka, respectively, signed today a memorandum of understanding to foster veterinary and phytosanitary cooperation Media Outlets Highlight World Down Syndrome Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10649&SEO=media-outlets-highlight-world-down-syndrome-day Havana, March 21 (Prensa Latina) International media highlight today the celebration of World Down Syndrome Day, with the aim of increasing public awareness about this genetic alteration caused by the presence of an extra chromosome. Water Convention Brings Together Experts from 17 Countries in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10646&SEO=water-convention-brings-together-experts-from-17-countries-in-cuba Havana, March 21 (Prensa Latina) Experts from 17 countries and the United Nations system are participating today in an international convention in Cuba that examines the global problems associated with water and its interrelation with climate change. U.S. and Cuban Scientists Study Hurricanes of the Past http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10642&SEO=u.s.-and-cuban-scientists-study-hurricanes-of-the-past Havana, Mar 21(Prensa Latina) U.S. and Cuban researchers analyze the frequency and intensity of hurricanes that ravaged the island in the past, during a workshop being held today in this capital, informs daily Granma. Ocean Dead Zones Threaten Global Marine Reefs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10629&SEO=ocean-dead-zones-threaten-global-marine-reefs Panama, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) Dead zones of the oceans, with low concentration of oxygen, are the main threat of marine fauna including corals, a study by the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) revealed today. International Convention, Cubagua 2017, Begins http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10627&SEO=international-convention-cubagua-2017-begins Havana, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) More than 14 countries, and several United Nations (UN) agencies, are participating in the 2nd International Convention on Water Resources, Cubagua 2017, opened today in this capital. WHO: Co-infection of Tuberculosis and HIV in Europe Increases http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10623&SEO=who-co-infection-of-tuberculosis-and-hiv-in-europe-increases Copenhagen, March 21 (Prensa Latina) A report by the World Health Organization (WHO) regional office released today indicates that tuberculosis co-infection and the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) increased in Europe by 40 percent. Climbers to Take GPS to Climb the Everest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10617&SEO=climbers-to-take-gps-to-climb-the-everest 20 de marzo de 2017, 18:04Katmandu, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) Nepal will use systems of global position (GPS, for its initials in English) to climb the Mount Everest in spring, to locate them in case of accidents and to prevent false climbing of the top, official sources said today. Cuban Institutions and IAEA Review Bilateral Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10582&SEO=cuban-institutions-and-iaea-review-bilateral-cooperation Havana, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) Dazhu Yang, Deputy Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), will visit the Agency of Nuclear Energy and Advanced Technologies (AENTA), as part of his official visit to Cuba. Brazil: First Seminar on Desalination and Water Reuse http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10579&SEO=brazil-first-seminar-on-desalination-and-water-reuse Brasilia, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) In the midst of the very serious water shortage facing by most of the cities in the northeast of the country, Brazil will hold the First National Symposium on Desalination and Reuse of the Vital Liquid. Cuba Develops Program to Preserve Endemic Palm Tree http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10566&SEO=cuba-develops-program-to-preserve-endemic-palm-tree Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) A program to preserve the Copernicia fallaencis, a an endangered palm tree that is endemic to the region, is being developed in this central Cuban province. Cuban Experts Study Coca Leaf Properties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10537&SEO=cuban-experts-study-coca-leaf-properties 17 de marzo de 2017, 16:22La Paz, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban ambassador to Bolivia, Benigno Perez, informed today that Cuban experts, at the request of the Andean government, have conducted a research to inquire into the scientific properties of the coca leaf. Cuban Leadership in Disabled People Care Highlighted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10506&SEO=cuban-leadership-in-disabled-people-care-highlighted 16 de marzo de 2017, 17:45Havana, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Latin American Net for Organizations for Disabled People and their Families (RIADIS), Ana Lucia Arellano, stated Thursday that Cuba is working for the empowering and welfare of disabled people. Peru Readies Armed Forces to Deal with Rain Emergency http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10484&SEO=peru-readies-armed-forces-to-deal-with-rain-emergency 16 de marzo de 2017, 13:54Lima, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) Peru''s Armed Forces and Police are on alert today to help the population on emergency tasks due to floods and landslides caused by torrential rains that affect several regions of this Andean country. Lack of Rainfall Worsens Drought in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10481&SEO=lack-of-rainfall-worsens-drought-in-cuba 16 de marzo de 2017, 12:56Havana, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban dams accumulates about 42 percent of their total capacity, a situation that tends to worsen due to lack of rainfall, the National Institute of Hydraulic Resources (INRH) has warned. Cuba Begins Celebration for 50th Anniversary of Cuban Nephrology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10475&SEO=cuba-begins-celebration-for-50th-anniversary-of-cuban-nephrology Havana, (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s Nephrology Institute (INEF) is celebrating from today to Saturday, March 18th, its 50th anniversary, with workshops and refresher courses for professionals of this medical specialty. Cuba Debates on Rights of People with Disability in Latin America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10469&SEO=cuba-debates-on-rights-of-people-with-disability-in-latin-america Havana, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) The 6th Conference of the Latin American Network of Non-Governmental Organizations of Persons with Disabilities and their Families (RIADIS) is discussing today the rights of these people in the region and the world. Cuba Makes Strides on Cancer Treatment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10464&SEO=cuba-makes-strides-on-cancer-treatment Havana, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) New cases of cancer, the second cause of death in Cuba, continue to rise, although the disease''s mortality rates are beginning to stabilize somewhat, the Head of Cancer Control Program, Teresa Romero, told Prensa Latina. European Commission Suggests Tightening Control on New Drugs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10459&SEO=european-commission-suggests-tightening-control-on-new-drugs 16 de marzo de 2017, 00:18Brussels, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) The European Commission (EC) suggested tightening control on new drugs as part of the plan of measures against drugs for the period 2017-2020. German Prosecution Investigates Gas Emissions in Audi Cars http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10452&SEO=german-prosecution-investigates-gas-emissions-in-audi-cars 15 de marzo de 2017, 18:05Berlin, Mar 15 (Prensa Latina) German prosecution searched today the two biggest Audi automobile manufacturing plants in the European country due to an alleged link with a scandal of pollutant gas emissions. Cuba for Empowering of Disabled People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10445&SEO=cuba-for-empowering-of-disabled-people 15 de marzo de 2017, 15:51Havana, Mar 15 (Prensa Latina) Organizations and experts in the topic of the rights of the people with physical or mental disability defended here the need of empowering this population group in the world. Glaucoma Found in Two Million Mexicans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10441&SEO=glaucoma-found-in-two-million-mexicans Mexico, Mar 15 (Prensa Latina) Approximately two million Mexicans suffer today from glaucoma, the first cause of loss of vision in the country, warned the Minister of Public Health of Mexico City, Armando Ahued. Latin Americans Claim in Cuba Empowerment of People with Disabilities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10426&SEO=latin-americans-claim-in-cuba-empowerment-of-people-with-disabilities Havana, Mar 15 (Prensa Latina) Participants in the 6th Conference of the Latin American Network of Non-Governmental Organizations of People with Disabilities and their Families (RIADIS), taking place here today, claim the empowerment of this population segment into society. Brazilian Patients Prefer Cuban Doctors, Says Health Minister http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10421&SEO=brazilian-patients-prefer-cuban-doctors-says-health-minister Brasilia, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian Health Minister Ricardo Barros admitted that Brazilian patients prefer Cuban doctors in the More Doctors health program to national doctors, and he attributed this preference to their proven dedication to work. Zimbabwe with Highest Teenage Fertility Rates http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10396&SEO=zimbabwe-with-highest-teenage-fertility-rates 14 de marzo de 2017, 08:51Harare, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) Zimbabwe currently has the highest teenage fertility rate in the sub-Saharan Africa, according to a national study. Cuba Hosts Meeting of Lat Am Network of People with Disability http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10395&SEO=cuba-hosts-meeting-of-lat-am-network-of-people-with-disability Havana, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) About 200 delegates from Latin America, Spain, Canada and the United States are participating today in the 6th Conference of the Latin American Network of Non-Governmental Organizations of Persons with Disabilities and their Families (RIADIS), based for the first time in Cuba. National Geographic: Ecuador among the Most Biodiverse Countries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10390&SEO=national-geographic-ecuador-among-the-most-biodiverse-countries Quito, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador is today one of the 10 nations with greater biodiversity as a report revealed by the specialized magazine National Geographic said. Main Mexican Rivers Strongly Contaminated http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10373&SEO=main-mexican-rivers-strongly-contaminated 13 de marzo de 2017, 15:15Mexico, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) Sixty percent of the 51 main rivers of Mexico are affected today by a strong contamination, according to the document Atlas of Water 2016 realized by the National Commission of Water (Conagua). Four New Cases of Avian Flu in the Eastern Province of China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10370&SEO=four-new-cases-of-avian-flu-in-the-eastern-province-of-china Beijing, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) Four new cases of the H7N9 avian flu strain in humans, including one deceased, were reported Monday in eastern China''s Jiangxi province. Russia, Cuba Analyzed Increasing Public Health Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10368&SEO=russia-cuba-analyzed-increasing-public-health-cooperation Moscow, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Minister of Public Health Marcia Cobas discussed cooperation in this area, including the introduction of Heberprot P in the country, with the Russian interim minister of that branch, Dimitri Kostennikov, diplomatic sources reported today. Mexico Repatriates 49 Cubans in Irregular Migratory Situation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10365&SEO=mexico-repatriates-49-cubans-in-irregular-migratory-situation 13 de marzo de 2017, 13:15Mexico, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican National Migration Institute (INM) reported that it had repatriated today 49 Cuban citizens that were in an irregular situation in the country. US Nobel of Chemistry 2003 Joins the Academy of Sciences of Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10362&SEO=us-nobel-of-chemistry-2003-joins-the-academy-of-sciences-of-cuba Havana, March 13 (Prensa Latina) US biologist and academic Peter Agre, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2003, joined the corresponding member list of the Cuban Academy of Sciences (ACC), local media reported today. Cubans with High Cognitive Level Have Lower Alzheimer's Risk http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10358&SEO=cubans-with-high-cognitive-level-have-lower-alzheimers-risk Havana, March 13 (Prensa Latina) Older Cuban adults with a pre-university level have 30 percent less risk from suffering Alzheimer''s disease, according to a study of more than 3,000 people, led by local specialists since 2003,local press publishes today. People with Disabilities Attend International Conference in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10357&SEO=people-with-disabilities-attend-international-conference-in-cuba Havana, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) Delegates from 20 nations will attend as of tomorrow the 6th Conference of the Latin American Network of Non-Governmental Organizations of Persons with Disabilities and their Families (RIADIS), hosted for the first time by Cuba. Fights Against Terrorists Near the Syrian Capital Continues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10356&SEO=fights-against-terrorists-near-the-syrian-capital-continues Damascus, March 13 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian army has fought violent clashes against the terrorist groups of the former Al-Nousra Front in the Qaboun area, less than five kilometers east of Damascus, military sources said today. UN Expert Talks of Progress in Haiti, But Much Remains to Be Done Yet http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10351&SEO=un-expert-talks-of-progress-in-haiti-but-much-remains-to-be-done-yet United Nations, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) UN Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in Haiti, Gustavo Gallón, pointed out today that there is significant progress in the Caribbean country, but much remains to be done in socio- economic and politics. Vietnam and Cuba Boost Health Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10345&SEO=vietnam-and-cuba-boost-health-cooperation Hanoi, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Health Minister, Marcia Cobas, has began today a visit to Vietnam, focused on promoting cooperation in this field. Republican Project will Affect Trump Voters, Warns Daily http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10336&SEO=republican-project-will-affect-trump-voters-warns-daily Washington, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) Voters who led President Donald Trump to victory will be among the most affected by the Republican legislative project to substitute the Obamacarte, according to a study published by Los Angeles Times. Cuba Celebrates International Day of Glaucoma http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10332&SEO=cuba-celebrates-international-day-of-glaucoma Havana, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) Seeking to raise awareness on progressive eye diseases and the importance of an early detection, Cuban health institutions celebrate today the International Day of Glaucoma, second cause for blindness. Cuba Faced With Worst Drought in 115 Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10320&SEO=cuba-faced-with-worst-drought-in-115-years Havana, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) The negative impact of a severe drought Cuba is undergoing not only affects animal and human water consumption but is now directly affecting food security. Cuba Using Efficient Irrigation to Cope With Severe Drought http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10314&SEO=cuba-using-efficient-irrigation-to-cope-with-severe-drought 11 de marzo de 2017, 13:27Havana, Mar 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is increasing the use of more efficient irrigation techniques to cope with the severe drought that is affecting 70% of its territory, said Saturday an official of the National Institute of Hydraulic Resources (INRH, in Spanish). Pesticides Cause 200,000 Deaths a Year, UN Warns http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10312&SEO=pesticides-cause-200000-deaths-a-year-un-warns Geneva, Mar 11 (Prensa Latina) Countries around the world must augment controls over the use of pesticides for they are causing 200,000 deaths a year due to poisoning, UN experts have warned. Potatoes Can Grow in Mars Like Conditions, Says a New NASA Experiment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10289&SEO=potatoes-can-grow-in-mars-like-conditions-says-a-new-nasa-experiment Washington, March 10 (Prensa Latina) The NASA-backed ''Potatoes on Mars'' project just grew tubers in Mars-like conditions. UN Expert Warns Ukrainians of Chemical Disaster Risk http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10284&SEO=un-expert-warns-ukrainians-of-chemical-disaster-risk United Nations, March 10 (Prensa Latina) Unless the fighting in eastern Ukraine is stopped and precautions are taken to secure industrial facilities in the area, the armed conflict could lead to a catastrophic chemical disaster, an independent United Nations human rights expert today warned. Care for Cuban Nature Promoted at Orchid Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10283&SEO=care-for-cuban-nature-promoted-at-orchid-festival Havana, March 10 (Prensa Latina) Scholars and collectors of Cuban plants promote today the care of nature on the second day of activities of the Orchid Festival held in this capital. US Press Criticizes Head of Environmental Agency http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10273&SEO=us-press-criticizes-head-of-environmental-agency Washington, Mar 10 (Prensa Latina) The statements by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) director, Scott Pruitt, in which he denies that carbon dioxide is the main contributor to global warming, is generating criticism in U.S. press today. World Celebrates 141 Years of First Phone Call http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10271&SEO=world-celebrates-141-years-of-first-phone-call Havana, Mar 10 (Prensa Latina) The world is celebrating today 141 years of the first successful telephone call made in 1876 by Alexander Graham Bell in Boston. Terrorist Attacks Injure Six in Damascus, Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10244&SEO=terrorist-attacks-injure-six-in-damascus-syria 09 de marzo de 2017, 12:50Damascus, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) At least six people were injured and material damage caused by terror attacks on the suburbs of Barzeh and Harasta in Damascus, according to sources in the Syrian capital. Steven Spielberg, JJ Abrams Team for Female Syrian Refugee Drama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10242&SEO=steven-spielberg-jj-abrams-team-for-female-syrian-refugee-drama Los Ángeles,March 9 (Prensa Latina) Steven Spielberg and J.J. Abrams are teaming up to produce a film based on the harrowing real-life story of a Syrian refugee, Putin Denounces Terrorists Tactics to Promote Suicide http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10241&SEO=putin-denounces-terrorists-tactics-to-promote-suicide Moscow, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) President Vladimir Putin has denounced today new tactics by criminal and terrorist elements to promote on Internet the suicide among adolescents with a difficult social situation. Nearly 150,000 Russians Return Home, Majority From EU http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10234&SEO=nearly-150000-russians-return-home-majority-from-eu 09 de marzo de 2017, 11:46Moscow, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 150,000 Russians returned to their country in 2016, one third of them for political reasons, amid the intense campaign against this country unleashed in Western nations, especially in the European Union (EU) , noted the media in the capital today. Italian Minister Says Migratory Crisis Threatens European Unity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10233&SEO=italian-minister-says-migratory-crisis-threatens-european-unity Rome, March 9 (Prensa Latina) Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti said that the migration phenomenon is a threat to European unity, in an interview published today by Corriere della Sera newspaper. National Orchid Festival Begins in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10231&SEO=national-orchid-festival-begins-in-cuba Havana, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) The fifth National Orchid Festival has started here today with the participation of institutions, collectors, researchers and those interested in this variety of plants. Mexico Hosts Cuban Culture Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10229&SEO=mexico-hosts-cuban-culture-festival San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) The 14th edition of the Cuban culture festival, Cubafest SMA, is hosting as of today in the main garden of the Mexican city of San Miguel de Allende, in Guanajuato state, with a large exhibition of handicrafts, books and audiovisual presentations. South Africa, Russia for Stronger Communication Links http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10227&SEO=south-africa-russia-for-stronger-communication-links Pretoria, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) South Africa and Russia has committed to forging stronger communication relations through identifying areas of meaningful cooperation while looking into new opportunities for collaboration, especially in the context of the BRICS community. Scientists Bet for Genetic 'Edition' of Cancer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10218&SEO=scientists-bet-for-genetic-edition-of-cancer Madrid, 8 mar (PL) Genetic edition of cancer is today a new mechanism with great perspectives to help an early diagnosis of cancer, second cause of death in the world, assured a study published in magazine Oncotarget. Germany Sees Surge in Number of Extremists Traveling to Iraq, Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10206&SEO=germany-sees-surge-in-number-of-extremists-traveling-to-iraq-syria 08 de marzo de 2017, 13:10Berlín,Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) Germany is among the main targets Rebel Leader Warns Ukraine With War Again http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10205&SEO=rebel-leader-warns-ukraine-with-war-again 08 de marzo de 2017, 12:52Kiev, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) ''If the Ukrainian army continues with its offensive against our population, we will be obliged to respond and initiate war'', warned the leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk Republic, Alexander Zajarchenko. Cuba Bets on Heberferon to Treat Several Kinds of Cancer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10202&SEO=cuba-bets-on-heberferon-to-treat-several-kinds-of-cancer Havana, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will develop this year several clinical trials with Heberferon to treat different kinds of cancer, one of the leading causes of death on the island and worldwide, the national press reported today. Bolivian President Enacts Law 906 in Defense of the Coca Leaf http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10201&SEO=bolivian-president-enacts-law-906-in-defense-of-the-coca-leaf La Paz, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales said today during the enactment act of Law 906 in defense of the coca leaf that this natural resource represents the ancient culture of the country. Men Prefers Women at Work: ILO http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10200&SEO=men-prefers-women-at-work-ilo Geneva, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) A report published today by the International Labor Organization (ILO) on International Women''s Day indicates that 66 percent of men prefer women at work outside the home. Panamanian Justice Opens Files on US Invasion http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10198&SEO=panamanian-justice-opens-files-on-us-invasion Panama, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) After nearly three decades of the United States'' invasion to Panama in 1989, the Supreme Court of Justice (SCJ) opened its files to the commission investigating the truth about the events. US Begins Shipping Controversial Anti-Missile System to South Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10161&SEO=us-begins-shipping-controversial-anti-missile-system-to-south-korea 07 de marzo de 2017, 13:29Seoúl, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) The South Korean Defence Ministry informed today that the first elements of the THAAD, which stands for Terminal High Altitude Area Defense,which is an anti-missile system have arrived in the country. Number of Illiterate Women Five Times Higher Than Men in Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10159&SEO=number-of-illiterate-women-five-times-higher-than-men-in-turkey 07 de marzo de 2017, 13:12Ankara, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Only a few hours from tomorrow International Women Day, the number of illiterate women in Turkey is five times higher than the number of illiterate men, according to statistics released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜÄ°K). Scientists Discover How Animals Measure Time of Year to Reproduce http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10157&SEO=scientists-discover-how-animals-measure-time-of-year-to-reproduce 07 de marzo de 2017, 12:58Washington,Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Animals need to measure the time of year so that they can anticipate and adapt to the arrival of a new season to align reproduction, as well as other vital functions critical for survival. Malaysia Arrests 7 For Suspected Links to Terror Groups http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10156&SEO=malaysia-arrests-7-for-suspected-links-to-terror-groups 07 de marzo de 2017, 12:48Kuala Lumpur,Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Malaysia has arrested six foreigners and one Malaysian for suspected links to militant groups including Islamic State, the police chief said. ESA Launches New Sentinel-2B Satellite to Monitor Earth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10155&SEO=esa-launches-new-sentinel-2b-satellite-to-monitor-earth 07 de marzo de 2017, 12:34Kurú, Guayana Francesa, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) The Sentinel-2B satellite entered orbit on Tuesday after blasting off from Euiropean Space Agency, ESA,''s launch site Kourou in French Guiana. WikiLeaks Reveals Secret CIA Cyber Attack Program http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10154&SEO=wikileaks-reveals-secret-cia-cyber-attack-program 07 de marzo de 2017, 12:20London, March 7 (Prensa Latina) WikiLeaks unleashed today details of an undercover cyber attack program by the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Cuba Submits Report to the Committee Against Forced Disappearance http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10153&SEO=cuba-submits-report-to-the-committee-against-forced-disappearance 07 de marzo de 2017, 12:09Geneva, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba presented its initial report to the Committee against Forced Disappearance to the UN headquarters here, in which it shows the broad system of laws on the subject, diplomatic sources reported today. Terrorists Murder a Woman in Southern Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10151&SEO=terrorists-murder-a-woman-in-southern-damascus 07 de marzo de 2017, 11:38Damascus, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Elements of the Khaled Ibn al-Walid group, subordinated to the Islamic State, Daesh by its acronym in Arab, murdered a woman for ''apostasy to Islam'' in the village of Qusser, near the border with Jordan, according to video released today in Damascus. Russia Investigates the Use of Forbidden Weapons in Donbass http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10147&SEO=russia-investigates-the-use-of-forbidden-weapons-in-donbass 07 de marzo de 2017, 10:54Moscow, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Research Committee (SKR) investigate today on the use by Ukraine of forbidden weapons such as the Tochka-ü Rocket tactical system and those responsible for giving the order to use it against the Donbass region. Development Associated with Big Data, Experts Stress in ECLAC Seminar http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10139&SEO=development-associated-with-big-data-experts-stress-in-eclac-seminar Santiago de Chile, March 7 (Prensa Latina) The dynamics of Big Data analytics would be an essential tool for future development in areas such as health, employment, productivity and natural disaster management. Veterinarians Support Cuba's Food Sustainability http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10133&SEO=veterinarians-support-cubas-food-sustainability 07 de marzo de 2017, 08:38By Jorge Petinaud Contamination Provokes 1.7 Million Deaths a Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10128&SEO=contamination-provokes-1.7-million-deaths-a-year Geneva, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Contamination as much of the air as of water provokes the death of 1.7 million children under 5 years of age a year, as reported by the World Health Organization (WHO)Monday. Evo Morales Assures to be Recovered from Affection in Vocal Cords http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10124&SEO=evo-morales-assures-to-be-recovered-from-affection-in-vocal-cords 06 de marzo de 2017, 17:38Havana, March 6 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales said he is utterly recovering from an affection in his vocal cords that forced him to take some medical care in Cuba, even though he also said that he must undergo a simple surgical operation next month. Fights Continue Against the Terrorists Near the Syrian Capital http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10108&SEO=fights-continue-against-the-terrorists-near-the-syrian-capital Damascus, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) Battles against terrorist groups continued today in the Qabum area, a suburb less than five kilometers from the center of the Syrian capital, according to military sources. Study Shows Benefits of Soybean in Women with Breast Cancer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10107&SEO=study-shows-benefits-of-soybean-in-women-with-breast-cancer Washington, March 6 (Prensa Latina) The consumption of soybean and its derivatives is associated with increased survival in many breast cancer patients, specialized sources published today. Cholera Outbreak Kills Nearly 200 People in Somalia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10105&SEO=cholera-outbreak-kills-nearly-200-people-in-somalia Mogadishu, March 6 (Prensa Latina) An outbreak of cholera unleashed since the beginning of 2017 in Somalia has caused the death of 196 people so far, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). More Than 2.1 Million Mozambicans Threatened by Hunger http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10103&SEO=more-than-2.1-million-mozambicans-threatened-by-hunger Maputo, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) A combination of climate adversities, reduction of reserves and armed conflicts today have 2.1 million Mozambicans threatened by hunger. Cuba Presents in France Its Biotechnology Industry Advances http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10101&SEO=cuba-presents-in-france-its-biotechnology-industry-advances 06 de marzo de 2017, 10:57By Luisa Maria Gonzalez Paris, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's representatives have exposed today in France the Caribbean nation's advances in the biotechnology industry, with high-quality products present in 50 countries. Cuban Medical Brigade Attends Scientific Event in Seychelles http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10095&SEO=cuban-medical-brigade-attends-scientific-event-in-seychelles Victoria, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) About 20 studies on nephrological and tumor diseases have been presented by Cuban collaborators in Seychelles as part of the scientific event organized by the medical brigade working in the island, official sources said. PAHO Praises Equity and Universality of Cuban Health System http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10092&SEO=paho-praises-equity-and-universality-of-cuban-health-system By Carmen Esquivel Sarria La Paz, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) The Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) representative in Bolivia, Fernando Leanes, has highlighted the equity and universality in medical care in Cuba, which currently allow the Caribbean nation to have good indicators. Cuban Medical Brigade Celebrates 11 Years of Work in Bolivia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10079&SEO=cuban-medical-brigade-celebrates-11-years-of-work-in-bolivia La Paz, Mar 5 (Prensa Latina) Several speakers highlighted the role the Cuban Medical Brigade (BMC) has played in Bolivia and its support for the My Health program, during an event to celebrate the 11th anniversary of the group''s work in this Amazonian Andean nation. Argentinean Women to March Against Sexist Violence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10051&SEO=argentinean-women-to-march-against-sexist-violence 03 de marzo de 2017, 13:19Buenos Aires, Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) A few days before a great march for International Women''s Day, a group of Argentines from the Evita Movement took to the streets in Buenos Aires today to protest against chauvinist violence. China Launches Remote-Sensing Satellite into Orbit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10050&SEO=china-launches-remote-sensing-satellite-into-orbit 03 de marzo de 2017, 13:10Beijing, Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) China has launched today an experimental satellite ''TK-1'' from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, in northwest China, that will be used for remote sensing, telecommunications and microsatellite-based experiments. UN Expert Urges to Stop Violence Against Women in Australia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10048&SEO=un-expert-urges-to-stop-violence-against-women-in-australia United Nations,Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) UN special rapporteur has criticised the Australian government for failing to provide adequate services to Indigenous women facing higher rates of domestic violence and violence-related issues. Expert in Cuba Talk on Taking Measures to Prevent Birth Defects http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10044&SEO=expert-in-cuba-talk-on-taking-measures-to-prevent-birth-defects Havana, Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) A Cuban specialist has called attention today on the measures to ensure a better conception, on occasion of the World Birth Defects Day, third leading cause of death for children under one year old. Cuba Approves ICT Policy for Society http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10041&SEO=cuba-approves-ict-policy-for-society Havana, Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) The Council of Ministers of Cuba, in a meeting chaired by President Raul Castro, approved the comprehensive policy for the improvement of Information and Communication Technologies of Cuban society, the newspaper Granma reported today. NASA Warns about California´s Subsidence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10018&SEO=nasa-warns-about-californiaas-subsidence 02 de marzo de 2017, 17:24Washington, Mar 2 (Prensa Latina) The report issued by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the United States warned today about the devastating effects of the consumption of underground water. Cuban Program Benefitting Patients with Multiple Esclerosis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10008&SEO=cuban-program-benefitting-patients-with-multiple-esclerosis Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Mar 2 (Prensa Latina) A Cuban program, one of its kind in Cuba, for the treatment of multiple esclerosis is being developed in this Cuban city with positive results in patients suffering esclerosis. Guyana and Cuba Increase Friendly Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10003&SEO=guyana-and-cuba-increase-friendly-relations Georgetown, Mar 2 (Prensa Latina) Representatives for Guyana and Cuba ratified in this capital both countries'' willingness to continue strengthening the traditional friendly and cooperation relations, diplomatic sources reported today. Qatar To Host Fifth Regional Cyber Security Drill http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10000&SEO=qatar-to-host-fifth-regional-cyber-security-drill Doha, Mar 2 (Prensa Latina) Qatar, represented by the Ministry of Transport and Communications, is hosting the fifth regional Cyber Drill for Arab countries here on March 5-9, according to the Ministry of Transportation and Communication. Yale Led Team Puts Dark Matter On the Map http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9997&SEO=yale-led-team-puts-dark-matter-on-the-map Washington, Mar 2 (Prensa Latina) A Yale-led team has produced one of the highest-resolution maps of dark matter ever created, offering a detailed case for the existence of cold dark matter, sluggish particles that comprise the bulk of matter in the universe. Immigration to Canada from the USA Increases http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9996&SEO=immigration-to-canada-from-the-usa-increases Ottawa, March 2 (Prensa Latina)The promise of US President Donald Trump to expel undocumented immigrants has led today to a significant increase in the influx of immigrants to Canada and puts local authorities in a state of tension, officials said. Honduras Requests Investigation into Activist Berta Caceres' Murder http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9994&SEO=honduras-requests-investigation-into-activist-berta-caceres-murder Tegucigalpa, Mar 2 (Prensa Latina) The Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) has called on Honduran authorities today to continue the investigation and prosecution of the assassination of environmentalist leader Berta Caceres until the capture of the intellectual authors. Public Event of Turkish Minister Canceled in Germany http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9993&SEO=public-event-of-turkish-minister-canceled-in-germany Berlin, March 2 (Prensa Latina) Amidst political tensions between Germany and Turkey, the German city of Gaggenau canceled a public event today with the participation of Turkish Minister of Justice, Bekir Bozdag. Kuwaities Warned to Rationalize Water Consumption http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9990&SEO=kuwaities-warned-to-rationalize-water-consumption Kuwait, Mar 2 (Prensa Latina) Kuwaiti authorities have warned today on the need to raise public awareness to rationalize and save water consumption, given that this Arab country is located in a desert area and is suffering severe shortages of the vital liquid. Bolivia to Transfer to Antarctica Ice from Mount Illimani http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9979&SEO=bolivia-to-transfer-to-antarctica-ice-from-mount-illimani La Paz, Mar 2 (Prensa Latina) Scientists led by the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD) of France, will transfer to Antarctica snow from the glacier Illimani, second highest peak of Bolivia, threatened by climate change. Voluminous Methane Deposit Discovered in the Pacific Ocean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9955&SEO=voluminous-methane-deposit-discovered-in-the-pacific-ocean 01 de marzo de 2017, 14:42London, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) Scientists at Britain''s Queen Mary University reported today the discovery of a massive source of greenhouse gases in the Pacific Ocean. Turkey Deploys Special Operations Units in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9949&SEO=turkey-deploys-special-operations-units-in-syria 01 de marzo de 2017, 12:41Ankara, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) The Turkish Army announced today the deployment in Syria of elite military units of the navy, within the framework of the cross-border operation Euphrates Shield, whose objective will be to battle armed groups hostile to their country. Syrian Radio Station Enters Guinness Book of Records http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9938&SEO=syrian-radio-station-enters-guinness-book-of-records 01 de marzo de 2017, 10:55Damascus, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Fuse FM radio station has entered the Guinness Book of Records after breaking the world record for the longest radio program with 91.1-hour broadcasting, it was officially reported today in Damascus. Historic Day Due to FARC-EP Disarmament, Colombian President Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9936&SEO=historic-day-due-to-farc-ep-disarmament-colombian-president-says Bogota, March 1 (Prensa Latina) President Juan Manuel Santos said today that Colombia is experiencing a historic day because of the beginning of the disarmament of the FARC-EP, the country''s largest guerrilla, as a result of a peace agreement signed three months ago in this capital. Cuba, China and Canada Tighten Ties for Brain Study http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9935&SEO=cuba-china-and-canada-tighten-ties-for-brain-study Havana, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuba, China and Canada tighten relations for the study of the center of the nervous system, official sources informed today here. Melagenine and Heberprot-P at Int'l Workshop in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9926&SEO=melagenine-and-heberprot-p-at-intl-workshop-in-cuba Havana, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) The use of Cuban drugs for the treatment of dermatological diseases such as vitiligo, severe psoriasis, diabetic foot and basal carcinoma will capture the attention of participants during the International Workshop on Dermatology, which closes here today. Cuba: Nanotechnologies and Skin Diseases Tackled in Workshop http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9908&SEO=cuba-nanotechnologies-and-skin-diseases-tackled-in-workshop 28 de febrero de 2017, 17:22Havana, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) A conference on the use of nanotechnology in the skin diseases opened today the International Workshop on Dermatology, to be held here for two days with some 200 specialists from 10 countries. Germany Bans Fussilet 33 Organization Due to Terrorist Links http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9892&SEO=germany-bans-fussilet-33-organization-due-to-terrorist-links Berlín,Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) German authorities baned the operation of an organization called Fussilet 33 because of its alledge links with terrorists, according to the office of the Attorney General. Terrorists Launch Mortar Attacks Against Damascus Neighborhood http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9889&SEO=terrorists-launch-mortar-attacks-against-damascus-neighborhood Damascus, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) The Police Command confirmed that seven people were wounded by mortar attacks in Al Adawi neighborhood, east of Damascus, where they also caused damage to homes and public buildings. SpaceX Plans 2018 First Flight Circling the Moon With Tourists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9887&SEO=spacex-plans-2018-first-flight-circling-the-moon-with-tourists Washington,Feb 28 (Prensa Latina)The Space Exploration Technologies Corp.,SPACEX, plans to send two private citizens on a tourist trip around the moon late next year. Thousands of Colombian Families to Leave the Coca Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9884&SEO=thousands-of-colombian-families-to-leave-the-coca-economy Bogota, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) About 55,000 Colombian families will voluntarily replace coca fields for other plantations, a program sponsored by the government and will be accompanied in the territories by the FARC-EP, the Presidential Palace (seat of government) stated. Somalia's President Declares National Disaster Due to Extreme Drought http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9883&SEO=somalias-president-declares-national-disaster-due-to-extreme-drought ogadiscio, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina)President Mohammed Abdullahi Mohammed ‘Farmajo'' has declared the ongoing drought in the country as a ‘national disaster''. Japanese Emperor Begins Visit to Vietnam http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9880&SEO=japanese-emperor-begins-visit-to-vietnam Hanoi, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Japan''s Emperor Akihito and his wife Michiko started an official visit to Vietnam today, considered a new impetus to bilateral relations. Guatemala Second in illiteracy Rate in Latin America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9879&SEO=guatemala-second-in-illiteracy-rate-in-latin-america Guatemala, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Guatemala is the second country in Latin America, after Brazil, with the highest illiteracy rate: 12 percent points, noted reports from the National Literacy Committee (Conalfa). Cuba Starts International Workshop on Dermatology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9876&SEO=cuba-starts-international-workshop-on-dermatology Havana, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) A workshop dedicated to updating the treatment and diagnosis of dermatological diseases has begun here today with specialists from Cuba and Spain, among the most representative ones. Cuba Explores in France Technologies for Better Use of Water http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9861&SEO=cuba-explores-in-france-technologies-for-better-use-of-water By Luisa Maria GonzalezParis, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) A delegation from the National Institute of Hydraulic Resource of Cuba has complied in France with a broad agenda aimed at exploring technologies that allow a better distribution and use of water, Abel Salas, the entity's first vice president, said. Avian Flu Kills 42,000 Birds in Nigerian Farms http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9842&SEO=avian-flu-kills-42000-birds-in-nigerian-farms 27 de febrero de 2017, 13:16Abuja, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina)Avian influenza killed 42,000 birds in 12 farms in Plateau,Nigeria between January and February 2017, according to the local chapter of the Poultry Association of Nigeria. Its Chairman, John Dasar, said on Monday in Jos, that more birds were being depopulated in some farms to prevent further spread of the bird flu. SETI Has Already Tried Listening to TRAPPIST-1 for Aliens http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9840&SEO=seti-has-already-tried-listening-to-trappist-1-for-aliens 27 de febrero de 2017, 12:09Washington, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) The Trappist-1 system has been featured in the news quite a bit lately. In May of 2016, it appeared in the headlines after researchers announced the discovery of three exoplanets orbiting around the red dwarf star. NASA Officials Discuss 2019 Moon Mission http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9837&SEO=nasa-officials-discuss-2019-moon-mission 27 de febrero de 2017, 11:53Washington, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) NASA has launched a feasibility study to see what the risks and benefits would be if the agency added two astronauts to the first test flight of a new rocket and capsule. Russia Will Protect Tajikistan Border http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9834&SEO=russia-will-protect-tajikistan-border Dushambe, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) Russia has agreed today to use its armed forces base in Tajikistan to protect the border of that Central Asian republic with Afghanistan, following a meeting here of the two countries'' presidents. Renewable Energy to Save Billions of Dollars in Saudi Kingdom http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9833&SEO=renewable-energy-to-save-billions-of-dollars-in-saudi-kingdom 27 de febrero de 2017, 11:08Riyadh, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia could save up to 87 billion dollars by 2030 when it is fully inserted into the use of solar energy, a study by Orient Planet entity predicted. Number of Migrants Returned to Guatemala Increase http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9832&SEO=number-of-migrants-returned-to-guatemala-increase Guatemala, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) The number of people returned by the United States to Guatemala has increased to 3,756 since the inauguration of Donald Trump as president, reports noted today. Mobile Phone Users to Exceed Five Billion This Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9831&SEO=mobile-phone-users-to-exceed-five-billion-this-year Madrid, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) Mobile phone users will exceed five billion by the middle of this year, reported the global consortium of operators GSMA, promoter of the World Mobile Congress inaugurated today in Spain. Latest News of Cuban Center for Neurological Restoration Stressed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9830&SEO=latest-news-of-cuban-center-for-neurological-restoration-stressed Havana, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) The application of the non-invasive brain stimulation is one of the latest news of the International Center for Neurological Restoration (CIREN), the only one of its kind in the world, celebrating its 28th anniversary, media reported here today. South Africa Prepares a Great Paleontological Exhibition http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9828&SEO=south-africa-prepares-a-great-paleontological-exhibition 27 de febrero de 2017, 10:42Pretoria, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) The Cradle of Humankind, a world-known group of paleontological and archaeological sites in South Africa, prepares what could be considered today the largest exhibition of human remains in the world. Germany Reported About 3,500 Attacks Against Migrants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9812&SEO=germany-reported-about-3500-attacks-against-migrants Berlin, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) German security services recorded 3,500 attacks against immigrants during last 2016, according to a recent report released by Funke media. Two German Archaeologists Kidnapped in Nigeria Have Been Freed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9810&SEO=two-german-archaeologists-kidnapped-in-nigeria-have-been-freed 26 de febrero de 2017, 10:57Abuja, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) Nigerian security officers freed India Calls to Increase Science Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9805&SEO=india-calls-to-increase-science-development New Delhi, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that his nation needs more scientists to boost national development and fight poverty, one of the main scourges faced by this South Asian nation. Indian Doctor Released by IS Denounces Terrorist Group Crimes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9802&SEO=indian-doctor-released-by-is-denounces-terrorist-group-crimes 26 de febrero de 2017, 08:45New Delhi, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) After being released the Indian doctor Ramamurthy Kosanam, kidnapped by the Islamic State (IS) in Libya 18 months ago, he told several crimes and aspects about the operation of that terrorist organization. Mount Everest: Scientists to Measure Height After Nepal Earthquake http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9797&SEO=mount-everest-scientists-to-measure-height-after-nepal-earthquake La Habana,Feb 26 (Prensa Latina)Reserchers want to measure the height of Mt. Everest in the Himalaya again after Nepal earthquake in April 2015 remove 3 centimeters towards the Southwest, according to date offered by the chinese administration of Cartography and Geology. More Cases of Human Infection with Avian Influenza H7N9 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9798&SEO=more-cases-of-human-infection-with-avian-influenza-h7n9 26 de febrero de 2017, 08:14Beijing, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) The H7N9 virus outbreak in humans continues to increase in China as a new case was reported in the southern Autonomous Region of Guangxi, and another one in the southwestern Guizhou district. Evo Morales Calls for Prioritized Programs to Handle Climatic Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9793&SEO=evo-morales-calls-for-prioritized-programs-to-handle-climatic-change La Paz Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) President of Bolivia Evo Morales urged today mayors to prioritize water and irrigation plans to handle the challenges caused by the climatic change. Third-hand Smoke, a Little Estimated Risk http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9785&SEO=third-hand-smoke-a-little-estimated-risk Por By Ana Laura ArbesúLa Habana, (Prensa Latina) Main cause of many diseases, smoking is harmful to those who practice it, but also leaves a mark on the people who surround the smoker and on things, from clothing, to furniture and walls. Cuba Protecting Her Biodiversity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9773&SEO=cuba-protecting-her-biodiversity Por Laura ArbesúHavana, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuba, under the auspices of the UN Development Program (UNDP), is implementing a strategic flora and fauna conservation and preservation initiative that involves an undertaking to implement a series of concrete actions until the year 2020. Iran Reaffirms That Palestinian Cause Remains a High Priority http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9750&SEO=iran-reaffirms-that-palestinian-cause-remains-a-high-priority 24 de febrero de 2017, 13:08Tehran Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The Palestinian cause remains a high priority for Iran, stressed a senior cleric said today by expressing solidarity with the people days after an international conference to support the Intifada (Revolt) against Israel. 636 Million Euros Will Be Donated to the Lake Chad Basin http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9749&SEO=636-million-euros-will-be-donated-to-the-lake-chad-basin 24 de febrero de 2017, 13:02Oslo, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) A group of 14 countries pledged today at the Humanitarian Conference on Nigeria and Lake Chad to allocate 636 million euros in humanitarian aid to the population of the basin. Recognized UNICEF Support To Cuban Territories Affected by Hurricane http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9744&SEO=recognized-unicef-support-to-cuban-territories-affected-by-hurricane Guantanamo, Cuba, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuban authorities recognized the support of the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) in the recovery of areas affected by Hurricane Matthew in the Cuban east, officials said. Google Rules Out Security Breach in Users' Identification http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9742&SEO=google-rules-out-security-breach-in-users-identification 24 de febrero de 2017, 12:33Washington, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) American company Google has acknowledged today that a problem is affecting the identification of the accounts of some users, but ruled out that the incident is due to a security breach. China Publication Invites to Broadcast Cuba Image http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9741&SEO=china-publication-invites-to-broadcast-cuba-image Beijing, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Hu Baomin, president of ''China Today'', received today the Cuban ambassador to the country, Miguel Ángel Ramírez, whom he invited to use that space to broadcast the image of the Caribbean island. Cuba, China Values Judicial Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9739&SEO=cuba-china-values-judicial-cooperation 24 de febrero de 2017, 12:25Beijing, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuban ambassador in China, Miguel Angel Ramirez and Hu Zejun, deputy Attorney General of the Asian country talk here today about the possibility of increasing judicial cooperation between the two countries. German Scholars Interested in Preserving Cuban Heritage http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9738&SEO=german-scholars-interested-in-preserving-cuban-heritage 24 de febrero de 2017, 12:23Guantánamo, Cuba, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Doctors from the University of Bamberg in Germany have expressed interest in establishing cooperation agreements with Cuba for the preservation of the natural and architectural heritage, sources from Guantánamo University informed today. Russia Appoints Petr Ilichev Ambassador to the UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9737&SEO=russia-appoints-petr-ilichev-ambassador-to-the-un 24 de febrero de 2017, 12:21Moscow, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The Russian government has appointed Petr Ilichev Ambassador to the United Nations to fill the void left by the sudden death of Vitaly Churkin, whose funeral takes place today in this capital. Parents of the 43 Normalists Convene a National Convention in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9735&SEO=parents-of-the-43-normalists-convene-a-national-convention-in-mexico 24 de febrero de 2017, 11:12Mexico, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The V National People''s Convention was convened here today by parents of the 43 disappeared normalists from Azotzinapa, with the purpose of modifying at the root of the country''s economic, political and social model. Scientist Encourages to Take Advantage of the Astronomy Boom in Chile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9733&SEO=scientist-encourages-to-take-advantage-of-the-astronomy-boom-in-chile 24 de febrero de 2017, 11:03Santiago de Chile, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Dr. Leonor Huerta was today in favor of taking advantage of the contribution of the giant telescopes installed in Chile to further develop the level of astronomy in the southern country. At Least 136 Detainees in 24 Hours Due to Violence in Pretoria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9732&SEO=at-least-136-detainees-in-24-hours-due-to-violence-in-pretoria 24 de febrero de 2017, 10:50Pretoria, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) At least 136 persons were detained in the last 24 hours related to tensions between foreigners and nationals in this capital, South African Police Commissioner Kgomotso Phahlane said today. Brazil with the Highest Number of Depressive Patients in Lat Am http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9714&SEO=brazil-with-the-highest-number-of-depressive-patients-in-lat-am Brasilia, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Brazil leads Latin America with the highest number of people suffering from depression (regarding absolute and relative terms), as reported by a study published by the World Health Organization (WHO). Trinidad & Tobago: More than 700 Cases of the Zika Virus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9709&SEO=trinidad-tobago-more-than-700-cases-of-the-zika-virus 23 de febrero de 2017, 17:11Port Spain, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) The sanitary authorities of Trinidad & Tobago reported 718 confirmed cases of the zika virus, since the appearance of this disease for the first time since February 2016. New Footage of The Ice Crack That Could Produce a Giant Iceberg http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9690&SEO=new-footage-of-the-ice-crack-that-could-produce-a-giant-iceberg 23 de febrero de 2017, 12:48London,Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has released new footage of the ice crack that promises to produce a giant iceberg. Positive Dialogue with ELN Advances, Says Colombian Government http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9687&SEO=positive-dialogue-with-eln-advances-says-colombian-government Bogota, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) The head of the Colombian government delegation in the peace dialogues with the ELN guerrilla, Juan Camilo Restrepo, said today that they are advancing positively in the first steps of the negotiation, which will take place in two parallel tables. Geneva Holds New Inter-Syrian Round of Peace Talks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9686&SEO=geneva-holds-new-inter-syrian-round-of-peace-talks 23 de febrero de 2017, 12:09United Nations, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Syrian government and opposition delegations started today a new round of peace talks at the UN headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, after 10 months of the failure of the last attempt to end the conflict. Huge Fire Erupts at Waste Recycling Factory in Sydney http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9685&SEO=huge-fire-erupts-at-waste-recycling-factory-in-sydney 23 de febrero de 2017, 12:04Canberra,Feb 23 feb (Prensa Latina) A blaze at a western Sydney waste recycling centre is contained but could continue burning for days with firefighters unable to enter the building. Proposed Planet Definition Means Solar System Has 110 Planets http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9684&SEO=proposed-planet-definition-means-solar-system-has-110-planets Washington,Feb 23 (Prensa Latina)The International Astronomical Union currently defines a planet as: Right to Abortion in El Salvador Opens Controversy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9680&SEO=right-to-abortion-in-el-salvador-opens-controversy San Salvador, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Abortion in El Salvador - where it is absolutely forbidden - triggers intense debates today among the most diverse sectors about its approval or not. More Than Half of Vietnamese Population Has Internet Access http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9674&SEO=more-than-half-of-vietnamese-population-has-internet-access Hanoi, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) With 50 million Internet users, Vietnam currently ranks 16th among Asian countries in this indicator, according to a symposium on the issue reported today by media. South Korea Will Take Lead in Life Expectancy by 2030, Study Predicts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9640&SEO=south-korea-will-take-lead-in-life-expectancy-by-2030-study-predicts 22 de febrero de 2017, 12:52Seoul,Feb 22 (Prensa Latina)Average life expectancy will increase globally by 2030, both at birth and at the age of 65, according to a new study. New Study Gives Weight to Darwin's Theory of 'Living Fossils' http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9639&SEO=new-study-gives-weight-to-darwins-theory-of-living-fossils 22 de febrero de 2017, 12:43London,Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) A team of researchers from the University of Bristol studying the ''living fossil'' Sphenodon - or tuatara - have identified a new way to measure the evolutionary rate of these enigmatic creatures, giving credence to Darwin''s theory of ''living fossils''. FARC-EP Accuses Colombian Government of Non-Compliance http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9632&SEO=farc-ep-accuses-colombian-government-of-non-compliance Bogota, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) With about 7,000 guerrillas located today in concentration areas planned for disarmament, the FARC-EP have questioned the Colombian government about the delays in preparing the sites and asked to reschedule for the putting down the weapons. Global Food Security at Risk, FAO Warns http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9625&SEO=global-food-security-at-risk-fao-warns 22 de febrero de 2017, 11:18Rome, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Increasing pressures on natural resources, social inequalities and the effects of climate change threaten mankind''s ability to feed itself, FAO warned today. Bioelectric Power Stations, a Promising Way to Convert Solar Energy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9617&SEO=bioelectric-power-stations-a-promising-way-to-convert-solar-energy Havana, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The bioelectric power stations have been the best way to convert solar energy into electricity, Minister of Energy and Mines (MINEM) Alfredo Lopez said on the daily television program Roundtable. Many People Affected by Oil Spill in India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9612&SEO=many-people-affected-by-oil-spill-in-india New Delhi, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The recent oil spill on the coast off the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu caused health problems to residents and workers who helped clean up the area, warned today an NGO. Prevention as a Key to Avoid Natural Disasters http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9604&SEO=prevention-as-a-key-to-avoid-natural-disasters Panama, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) After the fright lived Monday, as the consequence of a quake of 5 degrees in the RICHTER scale, the analyses and emergency reports are clearly saying how much important prevention for natural disaster situations is. Scientific Event BioProcess 2017 begins in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9587&SEO=scientific-event-bioprocess-2017-begins-in-cuba 21 de febrero de 2017, 15:23Camagüey, Cuba, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) With the purpose of spreading the progress in biotechnology and pharmaceutic science, the first edition of the scientific event BioProcess 2017 began today in this Cuban central-eastern city, which will host it until February 24. Mexico Arrests DEA Most Wanted Drug Trafficker http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9579&SEO=mexico-arrests-dea-most-wanted-drug-trafficker 21 de febrero de 2017, 13:42Mexico, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) One of the most wanted drug traffickers by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Mexican authorities was arrested in this capital, reported the Attorney General''s Office (PGR). Russia Exposes Unstoppable Arms Delivery to Syrian Terror Gangs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9577&SEO=russia-exposes-unstoppable-arms-delivery-to-syrian-terror-gangs 21 de febrero de 2017, 13:33Moscow, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu denounced today the unstoppable supply of weapons to armed terror groups in Syria and denounced NATO''s refusal to engage in any kind of dialogue with his country. Leo Messi Arrives in Egypt to Promote Fight Against Hepatitis C http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9576&SEO=leo-messi-arrives-in-egypt-to-promote-fight-against-hepatitis-c 21 de febrero de 2017, 13:29Cairo,Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Barcelona superstar Leo Messi has jetted to Egypt on Tuesday as part of a domestic health campaign to fight Hepatitis C. Pope Francis: 'The Protection of Migrants is a Moral Duty' http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9574&SEO=pope-francis-the-protection-of-migrants-is-a-moral-duty 21 de febrero de 2017, 12:53Rome, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis express today his desagfreement with that small group of people who control half of the world resources, while many pÿople only have thje right to the bread crumbs. Top Official Calls to Respect and Implement Pact with FARC-EP http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9568&SEO=top-official-calls-to-respect-and-implement-pact-with-farc-ep 21 de febrero de 2017, 11:10Bogota, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Colombia''s High Commissioner for Peace, Sergio Jaramillo, has urged today to support the implementation of the pact signed with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People''s Army (FARC-EP) and rejected some pretensions from sectors that seek to change its content. Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine Administered in South Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9565&SEO=human-papilloma-virus-vaccine-administered-in-south-africa 21 de febrero de 2017, 10:27Pretoria, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The Health Department of the South African North West province will shortly begin administering to school girls the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine free of charge. Zika Virus Could Cause Abortions, Study Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9563&SEO=zika-virus-could-cause-abortions-study-says Washington, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Zika virus could cause abortions in early-stage pregnancies or cause soft brain tissue in babies, according to a new study released today by Johns Hopkins Center in the United States. India Can Build Space Station, Says Expert http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9555&SEO=india-can-build-space-station-says-expert New Delhi, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) India has today the capability to build a space station, although its development depends on the immediate benefits due to cost, said a source in the sector. Biophysics Center in Santiago de Cuba Increases Health Achievements http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9548&SEO=biophysics-center-in-santiago-de-cuba-increases-health-achievements Santiago de Cuba, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The prototype of an exoskeleton of robotic arm and a multipurpose model are the two latest releases targeted by technicians and workers of the Center of Medical Biophysics (CBM), opened here by Fidel Castro. Child Obesity is Inherited From Parents, Study Finds http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9528&SEO=child-obesity-is-inherited-from-parents-study-finds 20 de febrero de 2017, 13:41Washington, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Around 35-40 per cent of a child''s BMI, how fat or thin they are, is inherited from their parents, a new study has found. Death Toll of Pakistani Temple Attack Increases to 90 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9525&SEO=death-toll-of-pakistani-temple-attack-increases-to-90 20 de febrero de 2017, 12:44Islamabad, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) With the death of two wounded, the death toll from a recent attack on a Pakistani Sufi temple, which triggered a military offensive against the armed groups, especially on the border with Afghanistan, increased to 90 today. Iran Discovers Major Shale Oil Reserves http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9522&SEO=iran-discovers-major-shale-oil-reserves Tehran, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) posted on its website today that it has discovered major reserves of shale crude oil in western Lorestan province. Polio Vaccination Campaign Starts in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9519&SEO=polio-vaccination-campaign-starts-in-cuba Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The 56th National Oral Polio Vaccine Campaign has started today in Cuba in which 471,888 children will be immunized in two stages in all provinces. Egypt Launches New National Program to Treat Hepatitis C http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9514&SEO=egypt-launches-new-national-program-to-treat-hepatitis-c Cairo, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Egyptian authorities have started a national program to fight Hepatitis C mainly focused on the detection and treatment of drug addicts rehabilitated with this affliction. Air Pollution Kills Two Indians Every Minute http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9510&SEO=air-pollution-kills-two-indians-every-minute New Delhi, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Two Indians are killed every minute on average by air pollution, which causes more than a million deaths annually in this South Asian country, warns a new research released today in this capital. India to Meet Energy Demand with Lunar Resources in 2030 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9504&SEO=india-to-meet-energy-demand-with-lunar-resources-in-2030 New Delhi, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) India might meet its energy demand from Moonâ€''extracted resources, mainly from helium-3 reserves, the scientist Sivathanu Pillai stressed. Vietnamese Leader Highlights Cuba's Work on Environmental Protection http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9484&SEO=vietnamese-leader-highlights-cubas-work-on-environmental-protection Matanzas, Cuba, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam''s National Assembly (VNA) Vice President, Tong Thi Phong, highlighted the work done by Cuban authorities on environmental protection. China and New Zealand Discuss Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9472&SEO=china-and-new-zealand-discuss-climate-change Beijing, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) China and New Zealand held their first ministerial dialogue on climate change and agreed on the experience and capacity they share to meet that challenge, it was reported here today. Italy Interested in Producing Wines with Bolivian Coca Leaf http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9471&SEO=italy-interested-in-producing-wines-with-bolivian-coca-leaf La Paz, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Minister of Development Planning, Mariana Prado, informed here that representatives of the enterprise Vinos Mariani of Italy, are interested in elaborating their products using Bolivian coca leaf. Details Finalized in Cuba for Vaccination Campaign vs Poliomyelitis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9467&SEO=details-finalized-in-cuba-for-vaccination-campaign-vs-poliomyelitis Havana, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Public Health system finalizes today details for the vaccination of 471,888 children in view of the 56th National Campaign of Oral Vaccination against Poliomyelitis that will begin next Monday. Smart Technology Helps South Africa Increase Fruit Production http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9465&SEO=smart-technology-helps-south-africa-increase-fruit-production Pretoria, 18 Feb (Prensa Latina) South Africa is applying the Fruitlook online application, that uses satellite technology, to help farmers in fruit producing areas of Western Cape estimate how much water their crops need, the official information service SA News reported. Cuba and France Sign Important Intergovernmental Scientific Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9463&SEO=cuba-and-france-sign-important-intergovernmental-scientific-agreement 17 de febrero de 2017, 17:56Havana, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban and French authorities signed today in this capital the intergovernmental agreement ''Hubert Curien -Carlos J. Finlay'', to strengthen the scientific cooperation between the two countries. Brand-New Russian Kaspersky OS 11-11 Operating System http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9462&SEO=brand-new-russian-kaspersky-os-11-11-operating-system 17 de febrero de 2017, 17:32Moscow, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Russian Kaspersky Lab Company has unveiled its new hack-proof operating system. Landmine Kills 4 Cameroonian Soldiers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9446&SEO=landmine-kills-4-cameroonian-soldiers 17 de febrero de 2017, 12:44Yaundé,Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Four Cameroonian soldiers have been killed and several others injured in a landmine explosion in the country''s Far North region, military sources told Anadolu Agency on Friday. Palestine Calls for Global Efforts to End Israeli Occupation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9443&SEO=palestine-calls-for-global-efforts-to-end-israeli-occupation United Nations, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Palestinian Ambassador to the United Nations, Riyad Mansour, today called for a global mobilization at all levels of society to end the Israeli occupation this year. NATO Hires from Belgian Company Cybersecurity System http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9441&SEO=nato-hires-from-belgian-company-cybersecurity-system Brussels, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) confirmed today it hired Belgian telecoms operator Proximus an agreement to fight cyber threats. Russia and Uruguay Strengthen Health Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9437&SEO=russia-and-uruguay-strengthen-health-cooperation Moscow, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Russia and Uruguay strengthened today cooperation in the medical field and envisage actions in terms of technological and educational exchange, said Russian Minister of Health, Veronica Skvortsova. Legislators from Mexico and Cuba Plan to Increase Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9436&SEO=legislators-from-mexico-and-cuba-plan-to-increase-cooperation Mexico, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) The 16th Mexico-Cuba interparliamentary meeting begins today in Merida, capital of Yucatan, with a broad agenda that fosters cooperation between both countries. Hundreds of Immigrants Enter Spain From Morocco http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9434&SEO=hundreds-of-immigrants-enter-spain-from-morocco Madrid, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) About 500 immigrants has entered Spain today after jumping the high fence that separates Morocco from the autonomous city of Ceuta, one of the two enclaves of this country in northern Africa. South Africa Bracing to Face Dineo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9427&SEO=south-africa-bracing-to-face-dineo Pretoria, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) South Africa is bracing itself to cope with tropical cyclone Dineo which made landfall last night in Inhambane, southern Mozambique, is heading to hit South African territory. Cuba, Guyana to Care for Caribbean Children with Disabilities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9414&SEO=cuba-guyana-to-care-for-caribbean-children-with-disabilities Georgetown, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) A center for the care of Caribbean children with special educational needs associated with disabilities will be opened here in March, its coordinator, Cuban professor Jorge Duvalon announced today. Mongolia Asks for Help because of Climatological Phenomenon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9403&SEO=mongolia-asks-for-help-because-of-climatological-phenomenon 16 de febrero de 2017, 16:59Ulan Bator, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The Red Cross and Mongolian authorities have asked for help, to face a climatological phenomenon called ''Dzud'', able to combine long summers with crude winters, causing the death of a lot of cattle heads, and affecting nomad tribes. New Zealand Wildfires Destroy Homes and Forces Evacuations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9385&SEO=new-zealand-wildfires-destroy-homes-and-forces-evacuations Wellington, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The New Zeland Civilian Defence confirmed one deade and one thousand evacuated because of the wild fires in Port Hills,near the city of Christchurch. Concentration Zones of Colombian Guerrilla Almost Ready http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9381&SEO=concentration-zones-of-colombian-guerrilla-almost-ready Colombia, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Commander Carlos Antonio Losada, a member of the FARC-EP Secretariat, said that before Friday, the transfer of the last remaining guerrilla units to the concentration zones must be completed, which will be demobilized and disarmed. USA Plans to Send More Combat Units to Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9375&SEO=usa-plans-to-send-more-combat-units-to-syria Washington, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The United States plans to send hundreds of troops from its armed forces to Syria, without the consent of the authorities in Damascus, to combat the Islamic State (EI), reported the Military Times. Angola-Brazil-US, Underwater Cable Makes Progress http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9372&SEO=angola-brazil-us-underwater-cable-makes-progress Luanda, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The works of submarine fiber optic cable that will join Angola, Brazil and the United States are now 46 percent execution, reported the company in charged in a communique. India Builds its First Airliner http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9359&SEO=india-builds-its-first-airliner 16 de febrero de 2017, 07:55New Delhi, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Three decades after initial plans, India began the preliminary tests of a 14-seat passenger plane, the first one manufactured in the country, today reported a sector source. More than 30 Countries Attend Aeronautical Fair in India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9357&SEO=more-than-30-countries-attend-aeronautical-fair-in-india New Delhi, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) In order to promote their technologies, over 550 domestic and foreign companies from 30 countries are participating today in Aero India fair, the largest event of its kind in Asia. Around 300 Gens Provoke Male Baldness http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9328&SEO=around-300-gens-provoke-male-baldness 15 de febrero de 2017, 13:26Washington, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Male pattern baldness can have substantial psychosocial effects, and it has been phenotypically linked to adverse health outcomes such as prostate cancer and cardiovascular disease. US Academics Support Mexico Against President Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9325&SEO=us-academics-support-mexico-against-president-trump Mexico, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) More than 400 scholars and researchers from the United States issued a statement today in support of Mexico, facing the ''aggressive policy'' by US President Donald Trump. Astronomers Propose a Cell Phone Search for Galactic Fast Radio Burst http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9322&SEO=astronomers-propose-a-cell-phone-search-for-galactic-fast-radio-burst 15 de febrero de 2017, 12:02London,Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are brief spurts of radio emission, lasting just one-thousandth of a second, whose origins are mysterious. United Nations Supports Responsible Parenthood in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9320&SEO=united-nations-supports-responsible-parenthood-in-cuba Havana, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Population Fund has been committed to the development of families where children have stronger maternal and paternal guides, Rafael Cuestas, a representative of the international organization in Cuba, told Prensa Latina today. Damages from Italy Earthquakes Exceed 23 Billion Euros http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9316&SEO=damages-from-italy-earthquakes-exceed-23-billion-euros Rome, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The number of material damages caused by the earthquake that devastated the central region in Italy as of August 24th, 2016 has reached 23.5 billion Euros, according to a study released today here. China Tests World's Largest Amphibious Aircraft http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9313&SEO=china-tests-worlds-largest-amphibious-aircraft Beijing, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The world''s largest amphibious aircraft, the China-made AG600, has successfully carried out the engine tests and expects its maiden flight during the first half of 2017, official sources report here. Quake Helped to Discover a New Geological Fault in Costa Rica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9307&SEO=quake-helped-to-discover-a-new-geological-fault-in-costa-rica 14 de febrero de 2017, 18:23San Jose, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The analysis of the 5.5-magnitude earthquake occurred last November 30, in Capellades, enabled scientists Lepolt Linkimer and Gerardo J. Soto to discover a new geological fault in Costa Rica. Study Shows Men's Negative Impact on Climate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9293&SEO=study-shows-mens-negative-impact-on-climate London, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Human beings cause the climate to change 170 times faster than natural forces, according to a study by an international team published today. Life Imprisonment Requested for Those Charged with Turkey Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9289&SEO=life-imprisonment-requested-for-those-charged-with-turkey-attack Istanbul, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The city prosecutor''s office requested today 45 life sentences for another group of people accused of a terror attack on Atatürk International Airport in June 2016, killing 45 people and injuring more than 200 people. Two Human Traffickers and 97 Migrants Arrested in Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9288&SEO=two-human-traffickers-and-97-migrants-arrested-in-turkey Istanbul, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The Gendarmerie in Turkey arrested today in a traffic control two suspected human traffickers who were traveling with 97 undocumented migrants in the West Edirne province, near the border with Greece. Space- Scientists Discover 60 New Extrasolar Planets http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9282&SEO=space-scientists-discover-60-new-extrasolar-planets Washington, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The significant haul of new worlds includes a potentially habitable ''super-Earth'' with a rocky surface. China Highlights Progress of Cooperation Agreements with Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9279&SEO=china-highlights-progress-of-cooperation-agreements-with-venezuela 14 de febrero de 2017, 11:34Beijing, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) China has announced today the progress of its cooperation programs with Venezuela, after the signing in Caracas of 22 bilateral cooperation agreements worth some $2.7 billion USD, which joined to previous agreements. Cuba Calls On UN for a Multilateral, Arranged Response to Terrorism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9277&SEO=cuba-calls-on-un-for-a-multilateral-arranged-response-to-terrorism United Nations, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba today called on the UN Security Council for a multilateral and arranged response to the phenomenon of terrorism, which moves away from unilateral actions and double standards. Scientist Calls on UN to Seize Opportunity to Save the Oceans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9270&SEO=scientist-calls-on-un-to-seize-opportunity-to-save-the-oceans United Nations, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Marine scientist Lisa Speer urged today the international community to take advantage of the opportunity to save the oceans from irrational use and guarantee future generations the enjoyment of their valuable resources. Australia Fires Ease as Damage Mounts After Record Heat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9236&SEO=australia-fires-ease-as-damage-mounts-after-record-heat 13 de febrero de 2017, 13:17Canberra, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) Australians authorities confirmed they are fighting 24 of the 80 wild fires that are active today. Colombian Lawyer Asks Peace Friends Coalition for 2018 Elections http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9231&SEO=colombian-lawyer-asks-peace-friends-coalition-for-2018-elections Bogota, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) Colombian lawyer Humberto de la Calle called on all peace friends to remain alert and form a coalition with a view to the 2018 presidential elections, in order to preserve the agreement. USA Deported More Than One Million Mexicans in Five Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9230&SEO=usa-deported-more-than-one-million-mexicans-in-five-years Mexico, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) In the last five years, 1 million 372 thousand 883 Mexicans were repatriated from the United States, according to data from the Interior Ministry (Segob) released today. Thousands Homeless After Torrential Flooding in Indonesia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9228&SEO=thousands-homeless-after-torrential-flooding-in-indonesia 13 de febrero de 2017, 12:07Jakarta,Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) More than 5 thousand peopole were evacuated from Celebes province in Indonesia because of the devastating floods and landslides. Preservation and Sustainable Management of Oceans Focuses UN Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9219&SEO=preservation-and-sustainable-management-of-oceans-focuses-un-forum United Nations, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) About 300 parliamentarians from five continents are participating as of today here in a two-day forum on the preservation and sustainable management of the oceans. Indian Space Program Prepares Missions to Mars, Venus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9208&SEO=indian-space-program-prepares-missions-to-mars-venus New Delhi, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) While getting ready to launch 104 satellites in a single flight, a world record in this type of event, India is already preparing its second mission to Mars and the first to Venus. The World Celebrates Darwin Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9199&SEO=the-world-celebrates-darwin-day London, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) Darwin Day is celebrated today in the world to commemorate the 208th anniversary of the birth of the English naturalist, recognized for being the Father of Evolution. Effective Use of Diabetic Foot Treatment in Cuban Province http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9186&SEO=effective-use-of-diabetic-foot-treatment-in-cuban-province 11 de febrero de 2017, 15:00Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) Dedicated work by specialists at primary health-care units in this city has led to a decrease in the number of amputations due to ulcers caused by the diabetic foot syndrome, using Heberprot-P to treat it. 5,000 Women Live with AIDS in Panama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9179&SEO=5000-women-live-with-aids-in-panama 11 de febrero de 2017, 11:41Panama, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) UN-AIDS has reported Saturday that a total of 5,000 women in Panama are living with HIV, as a result of poor education and empowering of women. New Study Alerts about Increasing Levels of Waste in the Arctic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9171&SEO=new-study-alerts-about-increasing-levels-of-waste-in-the-arctic London, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) a German study warns in an article published today on the increase in the concentration of sea waste in the Arctic Ocean. Ireland to Legalise Cannabis For Specific Medical Conditions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9152&SEO=ireland-to-legalise-cannabis-for-specific-medical-conditions 10 de febrero de 2017, 12:56Dublín, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Ireland is set to legalise the use of cannabis for treating specific medical conditions, after a report commissioned by the government said the drug could be given to some patients with certain illnesses. Cleaner Robot Pulled From Fukushima Reactor in Japan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9148&SEO=cleaner-robot-pulled-from-fukushima-reactor-in-japan 10 de febrero de 2017, 12:19Tokyo,Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) A remote-controlled cleaning robot sent into a damaged reactor number 2 at Japan''s Fukushima nuclear plant had to be removed before it completed its work because of problems caused by high radiation levels. Mobile Application Approved as Contraceptive Method http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9147&SEO=mobile-application-approved-as-contraceptive-method Berlin, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) The application for mobile devices (app) Natural Cycles was recognized in Europe as an effective method of contraception, announced today the company itself. SA Farmers Warned over Fall Army Worm http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9141&SEO=sa-farmers-warned-over-fall-army-worm 10 de febrero de 2017, 10:46Pretoria, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) The South African authorities has warned local farmers in Guateng over the Fall Army Worm (FAW), so they can get help on time. German Scientists Test Detects Zika Virus in Less Than 15 Minutes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9105&SEO=german-scientists-test-detects-zika-virus-in-less-than-15-minutes 09 de febrero de 2017, 13:46Washington, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) German scientists reported today the creation of a novel assay that detects Zika virus in less than 15 minutes and could facilitate testing of pregnant women in rural and low-resource settings. Red Cross Suspends Activities in Afghanistan After 6 Workers Killed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9104&SEO=red-cross-suspends-activities-in-afghanistan-after-6-workers-killed 09 de febrero de 2017, 13:26Kabul,Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) The international Red Cross today temporarily suspended its activities in Afghanistan following an attack that killed six of its employees the previous day in a northern province.Two Red Cross workers are also missing. Russia, Turkey to Investigate Death of Turkish Military in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9099&SEO=russia-turkey-to-investigate-death-of-turkish-military-in-syria 09 de febrero de 2017, 12:26Moscow, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Russia and Turkey will jointly investigate the deaths of three Turkish military personnel in the Syrian city of El-Bab, as a result of a mistake by the Russian air force,in an opÿration to eliminate targets of the terrorist Islamic State (ISIS). Monarch Butterfly Hibernation Surface Decreases http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9096&SEO=monarch-butterfly-hibernation-surface-decreases 09 de febrero de 2017, 11:20Mexico, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) The area covered by monarch butterflies in the hibernation period continues declining today, Eligio Garcia, coordinator of the Monarch Butterfly Conservation Fund, said. Parasitic Infections, Grounds for Survaillance and Updating http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9069&SEO=parasitic-infections-grounds-for-survaillance-and-updating Havana, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) The prevalence of Giardia infections all over the world forces specialists to keep this issue frequently updated, the vice president of the Cuban Society of Microbiology and Parasitology, Ángel Escobedo told Prensa Latina. Cuba Presents Plan 2016-2020 to Protect Its Biodiversity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9066&SEO=cuba-presents-plan-2016-2020-to-protect-its-biodiversity 08 de febrero de 2017, 17:50Havana, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba presented today its plan for the preservation of its flora and fauna, a strategy under the auspices of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) with 20 concrete actions by the end of this decade. Authorities Warn about Harsh Drought in Cuban Central Area http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9055&SEO=authorities-warn-about-harsh-drought-in-cuban-central-area 08 de febrero de 2017, 16:12Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) A serious drought that is currently affecting this central province, with 20 percent of the historic average precipitations, keeps the authorities on the alert, local media outlets reported. UN and Humanitarian Partners Call for Resources to Help Yemenis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9048&SEO=un-and-humanitarian-partners-call-for-resources-to-help-yemenis United Nations, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) UN and its humanitarian partners requested today 2.1 billion dollars to assist about 12 million Yemenis in urgent need this year. UN Investigator: Violence in Myanmar is Horrifying http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9047&SEO=un-investigator-violence-in-myanmar-is-horrifying 08 de febrero de 2017, 12:36Naipyido, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) The testimony of the Rohingya Muslims who fled Myanmar to Bangladesh was described today as ''absolutely horrifying'' and ''shocking'' by a UN investigator, according to statements made by the country''s media. Cuba Presents Tourist Offers in Salon des Vacances in Bruxelles http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9046&SEO=cuba-presents-tourist-offers-in-salon-des-vacances-in-bruxelles Brussels, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba participated in Salon des Vacances de Bruxelles and presented its various offers of cultural tourism, ecotourism, health tourism, nautical and cruising, diplomatic sources said today. UN Celebrates 20 Years of Mandate on Children and Armed Conflict http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9044&SEO=un-celebrates-20-years-of-mandate-on-children-and-armed-conflict 08 de febrero de 2017, 12:11United Nations, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) The UN General Assembly celebrates today the creation two decades ago of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict. US Insists on Building Conflicting Oil Pipeline http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9042&SEO=us-insists-on-building-conflicting-oil-pipeline 08 de febrero de 2017, 12:06Washington, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) The US administration insists today in the construction of a pipeline in North Dakota, despite the opposition of indigenous people of that region. Stanford Students Recreates 5,000-Year-Old Chinese Beer Recipe http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9040&SEO=stanford-students-recreates-5000-year-old-chinese-beer-recipe 08 de febrero de 2017, 12:02Washington, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) A beer recipe that was drunk in China 5,000 years ago was recreated by students as of the examination of residues found in pottery containers, Stanford University reported today. Syria Rejects Amnesty International Report on Executions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9038&SEO=syria-rejects-amnesty-international-report-on-executions 08 de febrero de 2017, 11:51Damascus, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Ministry of Justice described as false and unfounded a report by Amnesty Internation on alleged executions in Sednaya prison in a statement issued today in Damascus. Bolivian Oncologist Loayza Surprised to Receive Award in Netherlands http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9036&SEO=bolivian-oncologist-loayza-surprised-to-receive-award-in-netherlands La Paz, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) Oncologist Fabricio Loayza has been surprised today for winning the 2016 Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Award, bestowed by the Dutch Cancer Institute for contributing with his research to fight this disease. Netherlands Hosts Global Centre to Tackle Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9028&SEO=netherlands-hosts-global-centre-to-tackle-climate-change Amsterdam, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) The Dutch government announced today the signing of a joint agreement with Japan and the United Nations to create the Global Centre of Excellence on Climate Adaptation in the European country. Multi-Million Spending in Chile for Forest Fires http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9025&SEO=multi-million-spending-in-chile-for-forest-fires Santiago, Chile, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) The Chilean government has announced that it should have to pay around $360 million USD to cover the needs of the victims and the material damages caused by forest fires. Pakistan Coast Shaken by 6,3-Magnitude Earthquake http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9022&SEO=pakistan-coast-shaken-by-63-magnitude-earthquake Islamabad, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) A 6,3-magnitude earthquake shook the coast of Pakistan today, without causing any serious fatalities or damage. Eastern Medical Image Network to Operate in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9020&SEO=eastern-medical-image-network-to-operate-in-cuba Santiago de Cuba, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) Specialists from Medical Biophysics Center (MBC) and the Ministry of Public Health of the Republic of Cuba are working together to develop an eastern medical image network which will be favoring Cuban healthcare and training. Myanmar Monks Arrested Over Huge Drug Hauls http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8999&SEO=myanmar-monks-arrested-over-huge-drug-hauls 07 de febrero de 2017, 12:30Naipyidó,Feb 7 (Prensa Latina)2 Buddhist monks were arrested in Myanmar and are linked to more than four million methamphetamine pills hidden in a monastery, police say. Why the Sound of Noisy Eating Fills Some People With Rage http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8997&SEO=why-the-sound-of-noisy-eating-fills-some-people-with-rage London,Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Imagine feeling angry or upset whenever you hear a certain everyday sound. It''s a condition called misophonia, and we know little about its causes. Nigeria Security Forces Thwart Terrorist Group Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8996&SEO=nigeria-security-forces-thwart-terrorist-group-attack Abuja, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) An alleged attack by the Boko Haram terrorist group was frustrated today following the intervention of the Security and Civil Defense agents of Nigeria (NSCDC) in the northeastern state of Borno. Mexico: Trump Wall to Have Ecological Costs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8987&SEO=mexico-trump-wall-to-have-ecological-costs Mexico, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) The wall that President Donald Trump ordered to build on the US-Mexico border will have ecological costs, asserted today Gerardo Ceballos from the Institute of Ecology of the Mexico National Autonomous University (UNAM). Uruguayan Official Praises Humanitarian Nature of Operation Miracle http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8985&SEO=uruguayan-official-praises-humanitarian-nature-of-operation-miracle Montevideo, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Sixto Amaro, director of the Social Security Bank (BPS) representing liabilities, has praised the humanitarian nature of Operation Miracle after more than 65,000 retirees and pensioners have restored vision so far. Fears for Fires in Chile Continue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8978&SEO=fears-for-fires-in-chile-continue Santiago, Chile, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) The fears of a return to the drama caused by forest fires in Chile have kept the population in suspense, while authorities are redoubling efforts to control the situation. Earthquake Shakes Northern India with no Fatalities or Severe Damage http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8976&SEO=earthquake-shakes-northern-india-with-no-fatalities-or-severe-damage New Delhi, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) An earthquake measuring 5,8 on the Richter scale shook much of northern India, but without causing serious damage or fatalities, today reported the government. A mRNA-based Vaccine, Possible Candidate against Zika http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8972&SEO=a-mrna-based-vaccine-possible-candidate-against-zika Washington, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) A single-dose mRNA-based vaccine shows positive results in the experimental pharmacology against Zika, informed Nature journal through a research published today. Habana 2017 International Dermatology Workshop in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8952&SEO=habana-2017-international-dermatology-workshop-in-cuba Havana, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) An International Workshop on dermatological disease treatments will be held in Havana from March 27th, with the presence of world specialists, the organizing committee announced today. Hackers Publish Illegal Content from Dark Web http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8951&SEO=hackers-publish-illegal-content-from-dark-web 06 de febrero de 2017, 15:28Washington, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The Dark Web, the darkest part of so-called Deep Web, was hacked to expose pages with enormous amounts of children''s pornography to the authorities, Motherboard platform reported Monday. Five African Countries to Set Up Anti Terrorist International Force http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8948&SEO=five-african-countries-to-set-up-anti-terrorist-international-force Bamako,Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Politicians from the Group of Five in the African Sahel(Mali, Níger, Chad, Mauritania and Burkina Faso), are studing the posibility of creating a multinational anti terrorist force. Colombian Senator Calls on Government and ELN to Suspend Hostilities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8943&SEO=colombian-senator-calls-on-government-and-eln-to-suspend-hostilities Bogota, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Colombian senator Iván Cepeda called today on the Government and the ELN to establish a bilateral ceasefire to benefit the residents, one day before the beginning of the official meetings between the two sides. UN Calls for Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8936&SEO=un-calls-for-eradicating-female-genital-mutilation 06 de febrero de 2017, 11:32United Nations, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) During the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation, UN entities and senior officials called today for the eradication of a scourge that affects about 200 million women and girls. More Than 20 Thousand Displaced Persons Return to Quneitra,Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8935&SEO=more-than-20-thousand-displaced-persons-return-to-quneitrasyria 06 de febrero de 2017, 11:26Damascus, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Governor of Quneitra Ahmad Sheikh Abdul Qader announced the gradual return to their homes of 25 000 residents of the Syrian province, about 70 kilometers southwest of Damascus. Works Begin Today to Identify Bodies of Soldiers Killed in Malvinas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8934&SEO=works-begin-today-to-identify-bodies-of-soldiers-killed-in-malvinas Buenos Aires, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) A humanitarian mission of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) begins today the preliminary activities for the identification of the bodies of 123 Argentinian soldiers buried in the Darwin Cemetery in the Malvinas Islands. Chile Still on Fire Alert http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8928&SEO=chile-still-on-fire-alert 06 de febrero de 2017, 10:34Santiago de Chile, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Better augurs dominated the atmosphere among experts and authorities in Chile, where nevertheless, the alert for the forest fires that left until now more than seven thousand affected persons was maintained. India to Launch 104 Satellites in Single Flight http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8921&SEO=india-to-launch-104-satellites-in-single-flight New Delhi, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) announced today that it will launch next week 104 satellites in a single flight, a world record for this type of event. About 591,000 People Die Every Year of Lung Cancer in China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8914&SEO=about-591000-people-die-every-year-of-lung-cancer-in-china 06 de febrero de 2017, 00:10Beijing, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Lung cancer is nowadays the most fatal cancer in China, where about 591,000 people die annually from that disease, according to health officials. Japan Sacrifices More Animals after Detecting Avian Flu http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8913&SEO=japan-sacrifices-more-animals-after-detecting-avian-flu Tokyo, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Authorities in the Japanese province of Saga slaughtered 69,000 chicken after detecting a highly-pathogenic strain of avian flu in animals that died in a farm, Kyodo news service reported today. Traffic Chaos in Delhi Causes Billion-dollar Losses http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8901&SEO=traffic-chaos-in-delhi-causes-billion-dollar-losses New Delhi, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Traffic jams in New Delhi costs about ten billion dollars annually due to pollution, lost productivity and accidents, a study revealed today. At Least 14 Killed by Avalanche in Pakistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8900&SEO=at-least-14-killed-by-avalanche-in-pakistan Islamabad, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) At least 14 people, including six children, were killed today by an avalanche that hit Sher Shal village in Pakistan''s northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Robotic Surgery Experts Thank for Visiting Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8891&SEO=robotic-surgery-experts-thank-for-visiting-cuba Havana, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) World-renowned specialists in robot-assisted surgery thanked today the chance of visiting Cuba to share experiences in this field. Cuban Seismologists Willing to Work to Reduce Earthquake Impact http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8871&SEO=cuban-seismologists-willing-to-work-to-reduce-earthquake-impact 03 de febrero de 2017, 17:28Santiago de Cuba, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Director of the Cuban National Center for Seismological Research (CENAIS), Bladimir Moreno, said today in this city that Cuban seismologists were willing to improve their monitoring of earthquakes and the studies about this kind of natural phenomenon, which causes such a negative impact. Cuban Seismologists Willing to Work to Reduce Earthquake Impact http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8870&SEO=cuban-seismologists-willing-to-work-to-reduce-earthquake-impact 03 de febrero de 2017, 17:27Santiago de Cuba, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Director of the Cuban National Center for Seismological Research (CENAIS), Bladimir Moreno, said today in this city that Cuban seismologists were willing to improve their monitoring of earthquakes and the studies about this kind of natural phenomenon, which causes such a negative impact. Cuban Seismologists Willing to Work to Reduce Earthquake Impact http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8869&SEO=cuban-seismologists-willing-to-work-to-reduce-earthquake-impact 03 de febrero de 2017, 17:24Santiago de Cuba, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Director of the Cuban National Center for Seismological Research (CENAIS), Bladimir Moreno, said today in this city that Cuban seismologists were willing to improve their monitoring of earthquakes and the studies about this kind of natural phenomenon, which causes such a negative impact. Cuban Seismologists Willing to Work to Reduce Earthquake Impact http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8868&SEO=cuban-seismologists-willing-to-work-to-reduce-earthquake-impact 03 de febrero de 2017, 17:18Santiago de Cuba, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Director of the Cuban National Center for Seismological Research (CENAIS), Bladimir Moreno, said today in this city that Cuban seismologists were willing to improve their monitoring of earthquakes and the studies about this kind of natural phenomenon, which causes such a negative impact. Russian Bombers Destroy Islamic State Weapons, Ammo Storages in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8855&SEO=russian-bombers-destroy-islamic-state-weapons-ammo-storages-in-syria 03 de febrero de 2017, 13:24Moscow, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Russia today destroyed weapons storages beloging to the Islamic State with its super bombers TU-22M3 near the town Al Mayadin,in the northern province of Deir Ez-Zor. Unknown Virus Causing Migratory Pain, Black Urine Reported in Bahia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8854&SEO=unknown-virus-causing-migratory-pain-black-urine-reported-in-bahia 03 de febrero de 2017, 13:06Brasilia,Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Health authorities in the state of Bahia in Brazil are investigating today an unusual virus that has affected 64 persons up to now with intense muscle pain and black urine syntoms. State of Emergency Remains in Chilean Regions Due to Wild Fires http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8853&SEO=state-of-emergency-remains-in-chilean-regions-due-to-wild-fires 03 de febrero de 2017, 12:39Santiago de Chile, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The Chilean government has extended the state of emergency for regions that have been hit by forest fires that have affected the southern country for more than two weeks, according to media reports. Reckitt Benckiser Company Fined in New Zeland for False Advertising http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8852&SEO=reckitt-benckiser-company-fined-in-new-zeland-for-false-advertising 03 de febrero de 2017, 12:37Wellington,Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The New Zealand arm of drug giant Reckitt Benckiser has been fined $1.1 million for misleading customers in the way it promoted its Nurofen specific pain range products. Cuba in Campaign Against Skin Cancer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8850&SEO=cuba-in-campaign-against-skin-cancer 03 de febrero de 2017, 12:22Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) A campaign of prevention against dermatological injuries is taking place today in Cuba as part of the actions to celebrate the World Day to Fight Cancer. CITMATEL Announces Proposals for the Cuban Book Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8840&SEO=citmatel-announces-proposals-for-the-cuban-book-fair 03 de febrero de 2017, 11:33Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban company for Information Technologies and Telematic Services (Citmatel) announced today some of the proposals reserved for the 26th Havana Book Fair, from February 9 to 19, with exhibitors from 35 countries. Russia: Nothing Justifies Attacks on Donetsk Civilian Population http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8837&SEO=russia-nothing-justifies-attacks-on-donetsk-civilian-population 03 de febrero de 2017, 11:03Moscow, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Ministry''s spokeswoman Maria Zajarova denounced Monday that nothing justifies an attack by the Ukrainian artillery against the civilian population that slept in residential districts of Donetsk city. Financing Paramilitaries: Crime Against Humanity in Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8836&SEO=financing-paramilitaries-crime-against-humanity-in-colombia 03 de febrero de 2017, 10:59Bogota, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian prosecutor''s decision to declare a crime against humanity financing paramilitaries in Urabá set a precedent for prosecuting those who contributed money to these groups, reports today local news. Cuba Reiterates Regulations on Public Health Professionals http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8832&SEO=cuba-reiterates-regulations-on-public-health-professionals Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) has reiterated today the willingness to allow professionals in the sector to abandon their collaboration missions to return to Cuba and the reintegration into the National Health System. Cuba, USA Surgeons Attend Laparoscopy and Robotics Workshop http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8831&SEO=cuba-usa-surgeons-attend-laparoscopy-and-robotics-workshop By Ana Laura Arbesu UNESCO Highlights Importance of Cuban Event 'Pedagogia' http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8830&SEO=unesco-highlights-importance-of-cuban-event-pedagogia Paris, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The international event ‘Pedagogia'', taking place in Cuba, has been a platform for dialogue among specialists that contributes to promote a quality education, UNESCO High Representative, Jordan Naidoo, stressed today. Clean-up Work Continues to Recover Oil Spill off Indian Coast http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8827&SEO=clean-up-work-continues-to-recover-oil-spill-off-indian-coast New Delhi, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Indian authorities are working today to clean up an oil slick that extends over 32 kilometers off the coast of Tamil Nadu state after a spill six days ago. UN Warns of Water Shortage in Pakistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8825&SEO=un-warns-of-water-shortage-in-pakistan Islamabad, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Pakistan''s current water shortage could have a drastic impact on the country in the coming years, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) warned in a report released today. Warning about Malaria Super-Bacterium in South East Asia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8822&SEO=warning-about-malaria-super-bacterium-in-south-east-asia Bangkok, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Thai scientists warned in a study published today, about a malaria super-bacterium that jeopardizes control of that illness in South East Asia. Economic Challenges to Health System Analyzed in Santiago de Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8816&SEO=economic-challenges-to-health-system-analyzed-in-santiago-de-cuba 02 de febrero de 2017, 17:16Santiago de Cuba, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The challenges to the economic efficiency of the national health system were analyzed today in this city, during a provincial workshop, in which experts from Santiago and others from the Pan-American Health Organization (PHO) participated. Cuba Promotes Medical Services to Turkish Citizens http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8812&SEO=cuba-promotes-medical-services-to-turkish-citizens 02 de febrero de 2017, 16:31Ankara, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Embassy in this capital and Turkish enterprise MIRAMAR signed an agreement Thursday, by which Miramar will provide medical treatment for Turkish citizens in the Caribbean island. Major Oil Spill Clean Up in India Nearing Completion http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8796&SEO=major-oil-spill-clean-up-in-india-nearing-completion 02 de febrero de 2017, 13:26New Delhi,Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Five days after a major oil spill polluted the city coast of Chennai,at Tamil Nadu state more than 50 tonnes of sludge out of 70 have been removed by the pollution response team of the Indian Coast Guard. Jamaica to Hold Talks with USA on Migratory Issue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8792&SEO=jamaica-to-hold-talks-with-usa-on-migratory-issue 02 de febrero de 2017, 12:40Kingston, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Jamaica''s Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Ruel Reid, announced today that the Government of Jamaica will maintain a direct dialogue with his US counterpart on migration issues. Syria Denounces at UN Aggressions Made by Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8791&SEO=syria-denounces-at-un-aggressions-made-by-turkey 02 de febrero de 2017, 12:38Damascus, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Foreign Ministry sent today messages to the Secretary-General of the United Nations and the Security Council, condemning the continuing Turkish aggression against the Syrian people and national sovereignty. Cuban Medical Brigade Celebrates 11 Years in Bolivia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8788&SEO=cuban-medical-brigade-celebrates-11-years-in-bolivia La Paz, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban medical brigade celebrates 11 years of presence in Bolivia with the satisfaction of having served more than 65 million patients, affirmed the chief of assistance of the doctors, Alina Ochoa. First Quantum Computer Prototype Build in UK http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8787&SEO=first-quantum-computer-prototype-build-in-uk London, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Scientists from several countries announced today the construction of the first quantum computer prototype to revolutionize the industry, science and commerce of traditional computers. UN Group on Force Disappearances to Examine 600 Cases From 42 Nations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8785&SEO=un-group-on-force-disappearances-to-examine-600-cases-from-42-nations United Nations, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Working Group on Force Disappearances has announced today that it will examine almost 600 reported cases of missing people from 42 countries next week. Colombian Scientific Exploration Advances in Antarctica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8782&SEO=colombian-scientific-exploration-advances-in-antarctica Bogotá, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) In their third expedition to Antarctica, Colombian scientists gather data on the effects of climate change, the behavior of marine mammals and the adaptation of humans to extreme environments, news informed today. Teachers Discuss on Educational Strategies in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8770&SEO=teachers-discuss-on-educational-strategies-in-cuba La Habana, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Specialists and teachers from different countries are discussing today on educational strategies for all educational levels during the fourth day of the International Congress, Pedagogia 2017. Breaking up Prolonged Seating Could Avoid Diabetes, Study Reveals http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8763&SEO=breaking-up-prolonged-seating-could-avoid-diabetes-study-reveals London, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) In a study published today, British researchers suggested the need to walk or breaking up seating with 5-minutes intervals to counteract the risk of suffering from diabetes. US Scientists to March against Trump Policies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8760&SEO=us-scientists-to-march-against-trump-policies 01 de febrero de 2017, 18:02Washington, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The US scientific community has risen up against decisions by the Donald Trump Administration that are affecting the sector, and announced today that it would call to a demonstration similar to that of Women''s March in January. Total of 500 Quakes Occurred in Costa Rica in First Month of 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8750&SEO=total-of-500-quakes-occurred-in-costa-rica-in-first-month-of-2017 01 de febrero de 2017, 16:44San Jose, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) A total of 500 quakes ocurred in Costa Rica in January 2017, the biggest of them of 4.7 degrees on January 20, said the Volcanologic and Seismologic Observatory of Costa Rica (Ovsicori). Ocean Acidification Due to Climate Change Alters Predators Behaviour http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8740&SEO=ocean-acidification-due-to-climate-change-alters-predators-behaviour 01 de febrero de 2017, 12:42Canberra, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Ocean acidification poses a range of threats to marine invertebrates; however, the emerging and likely widespread effects of rising carbon dioxide (CO2) levels on marine invertebrate behaviour are still little understood, according to a study publishe in Biology Letters in Australia. Moon is on Collision Course with Earth, Say Scientists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8738&SEO=moon-is-on-collision-course-with-earth-say-scientists 01 de febrero de 2017, 12:28Washington,Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Eventually the Moon and Earth will collide in an event that will be catastrophic for both celestial bodies. Coastal Wetlands Mitigate Global Warming, Study Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8737&SEO=coastal-wetlands-mitigate-global-warming-study-says 01 de febrero de 2017, 12:19Washington, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Scientists from the University of Maryland demonstrated in a study released today the positive impact of coastal wetlands in mitigating the effects of global warming. Reconciliation Seen in Areas Near Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8734&SEO=reconciliation-seen-in-areas-near-damascus 01 de febrero de 2017, 11:53Damascus, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The reconciliation process is advancing in the Wadi Baradá area, about 20 kilometers north of Damascus, wheere more than 50 people handed in their weapons and accepted a recent amnesty law. Climate Change To Make Fish Consumption Difficult http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8711&SEO=climate-change-to-make-fish-consumption-difficult Stockholm, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Swedish scientists warned today that rising global temperatures could increase fish mercury levels by seven times, rather harmful to consumption. UNICEF Requests Funding for Zika-Affected Children http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8695&SEO=unicef-requests-funding-for-zika-affected-children 31 de enero de 2017, 15:24Geneva, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) requested today in this city $31 million USD to help the families with children affected by the Zika virus. Frei Betto Calls to Promote Liberating Education http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8693&SEO=frei-betto-calls-to-promote-liberating-education Havana, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian theologian Frei Betto urged today educators from various latitudes to promote a liberating education that will overcome the system of exploitation and exclusion reproduced by capitalism. Stars in Halo of the Milky Way Often Travel in Groups http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8692&SEO=stars-in-halo-of-the-milky-way-often-travel-in-groups 31 de enero de 2017, 13:10London, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina ) Many stars in the halo that surrounds the Milky Way travel in groups. Your Oldest Ancestor Was Really Weird http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8691&SEO=your-oldest-ancestor-was-really-weird 31 de enero de 2017, 13:00Washington,Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Scientists said a tiny marine creature from China that wriggled in the seabed mud about 540 million years ago may be the earliest-known animal in the lengthy evolutionary path that eventually led to humans. H7N9 Virus Continues to Spread in China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8689&SEO=h7n9-virus-continues-to-spread-in-china Beijing, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Liaoning province in northeastern China reported two people infected with H7N9 bird flu showing that the epidemic continues to spread today despite efforts by health authorities to stop it. Earthquakes Rock Ecuador During Tsunami Simulation Drills http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8688&SEO=earthquakes-rock-ecuador-during-tsunami-simulation-drills 31 de enero de 2017, 12:47Quito, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Two earthquakes have shaken areas of the Ecuadorian province of Esmeraldas, while a tsunami simulation took place in that coastal region. Role of Biosphere in Counteracting Climate Change Was Underestimated http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8687&SEO=role-of-biosphere-in-counteracting-climate-change-was-underestimated 31 de enero de 2017, 12:43London, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina)New research suggests that the capacity of the terrestrial biosphere to absorb carbon dioxide (CO2) may have been underestimated in past calculations due to certain land-use changes not being fully taken into account. International Support Contributes to Fire Extinction in Chile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8686&SEO=international-support-contributes-to-fire-extinction-in-chile 31 de enero de 2017, 12:37Santiago de Chile, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Chilean fire chief Miguel Reyes estimated today a reduction of devastating forest fires, thanks to international collaboration and joint work with local institutions. Prestigious Swiss Doctor Meets with Cuban Orthopedic Surgeons http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8684&SEO=prestigious-swiss-doctor-meets-with-cuban-orthopedic-surgeons 31 de enero de 2017, 12:33Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) A fruitful meeting between Cuban orthopedic surgeons and the prestigious Swiss expert Edward Buess was held in this central province, prior to the International Symposium on Arthroscopy to be held here in May. Some of Earth's Oxygen Escapes to the Moon Every Month http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8683&SEO=some-of-earths-oxygen-escapes-to-the-moon-every-month 31 de enero de 2017, 12:31London,Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) A small bit of Earth''s air leaks into space each day according to Japanese reserchers. Jamaicans Pay Tributes to Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8682&SEO=jamaicans-pay-tributes-to-fidel-castro-and-the-cuban-revolution 31 de enero de 2017, 12:20Havana, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Called for Solidarity Organization form Cuba and Jamaica, followers of the late revolutionary leader Fidel Castro''s work, paid tribute to him in Jamaica, informed the Cuban Foreign Ministry. WHO Grants Public Health Award to Cuban Henry Reeve Contingent http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8679&SEO=who-grants-public-health-award-to-cuban-henry-reeve-contingent Geneva, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) has awarded today the Henry Reeve Cuban Medical Contingent, in recognition of its international solidarity efforts to confront natural disasters and serious epidemics. More Than 4,000 Colombian Guerrillas Arrive at Disarmament Zones http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8675&SEO=more-than-4000-colombian-guerrillas-arrive-at-disarmament-zones Bogota, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Colombia''s High Commissioner for Peace, Sergio Jaramillo, said today that about 4,329 FARC-EP guerrillas are already at the sites designed for disarmament thanks to an operation he described as special. Ecuador Calls in UN for Youth Promoting Sustainable Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8672&SEO=ecuador-calls-in-un-for-youth-promoting-sustainable-development 31 de enero de 2017, 11:12United Nations, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador has defended today at the United Nations the role of youth in promoting sustainable development, based on the experience accumulated by the South American country since the emerge of the Citizen Revolution one decade ago. Cuba to Celebrate World Wetlands Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8652&SEO=cuba-to-celebrate-world-wetlands-day Havana, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Botanical Society (SCB) and the Environmental Agency (AMA) announced the celebration of the World Wetlands Day with activities dedicated to the conservation of mangroves. A Brand-New Soft and Hard Metamaterial Designed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8646&SEO=a-brand-new-soft-and-hard-metamaterial-designed 30 de enero de 2017, 17:35London, Jan 30 (Prensa latina) Scientists from the University of Michigan designed a soft and stiff metamaterial for car manufactures, as reported by an article of Nature Communications journal. Portugal Suggests Angola to Enter Science-and-Technology Event http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8643&SEO=portugal-suggests-angola-to-enter-science-and-technology-event 30 de enero de 2017, 16:55Luanda, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) The Portuguese minister of Science Technology and Higher Education, Manuel Heitor, suggested today that Angola participated in the initiative on scientific and technological cooperation for the Atlantic. Bolivia Trains Medical Personnel to Fight Aviar Flu http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8638&SEO=bolivia-trains-medical-personnel-to-fight-aviar-flu 30 de enero de 2017, 15:20La Paz, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian Public Health Ministry is strengthening the training of doctors specialized in respiratory diseases, because of the quick development of avian flu in the region, which caused a maximum alert by the World Health Organization (WHO). Barbados Starts Fumigation Campaign Against Mosquitoes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8631&SEO=barbados-starts-fumigation-campaign-against-mosquitoes 30 de enero de 2017, 13:41Bridgetown, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Barbadian peripheral neighborhoods receive today the benefits of spraying mass fumigation against the mosquitoes, transmitters of diseases, refers the daily capital BarbadosToday. USA Authorities Hinder to Clearify Political Leader Murder in PR http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8630&SEO=usa-authorities-hinder-to-clearify-political-leader-murder-in-pr 30 de enero de 2017, 13:40San Juan, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Complicity of US authorities hinder the clarification of the murder in Puerto Rico of the 38 years old Cuban left-wing leader, Carlos Muniz, assured the writer, Ricardo Fraga. Russian Bombers Destroy Terrorist Targets in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8629&SEO=russian-bombers-destroy-terrorist-targets-in-syria Moscow, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Russia destroyed today two police command, store of weapons, personnel and combat techniques of the Islamic State (EI) terrorist movement with six TU-22M3 bombers in the Syrian province of Deir Ez-Zor. Philippines' Duterte Says Police Corrupt But Extends Drug War http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8627&SEO=philippines-duterte-says-police-corrupt-but-extends-drug-war 30 de enero de 2017, 13:22Manila, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte today admitted widespread corruption in the police force that is waging his deadly war on drugs, but extended the crackdown until the last day of his term in 2022. Puerto Rico's Governor Rejects Exclusion of Foreigners by Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8625&SEO=puerto-ricos-governor-rejects-exclusion-of-foreigners-by-trump 30 de enero de 2017, 13:07San Juan, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Rico''s governor, Ricardo Rossello, rejected U.S. President Donald Trump''s decision to suspend the entry of citizens from seven countries of Africa and the Middle East. OIC Concerned Of U.S. Restrictions on Entry of Citizens of 7 Members http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8616&SEO=oic-concerned-of-u.s.-restrictions-on-entry-of-citizens-of-7-members 30 de enero de 2017, 12:29Riad, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) today expressed ''grave concern'' at an executive order signed by the U.S. president banning nationals of seven OIC member states from entering the United States. Anti Government Crisis Due to Fires Rises in Chile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8612&SEO=anti-government-crisis-due-to-fires-rises-in-chile Santiago de Chile, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) The anti-government crisis in Chile due to the confrontation with the fires rose today another step due to a private survey that indicates that 75 percent of those questioned disapprove the performance of the Executive in this situation. US Tech Companies Criticize Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8611&SEO=us-tech-companies-criticize-trump 30 de enero de 2017, 11:21 Washington, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Among the noisiest economic repercussions today against the immigration policy announced by US President Donald Trump, appear those of major technology companies in this country, which criticized his decisions. France Condemns Terrorist Attack in Quebec http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8610&SEO=france-condemns-terrorist-attack-in-quebec 30 de enero de 2017, 11:04Paris, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) President François Hollande has condemned today the terrorist attack in the Canadian city of Quebec, which he described as an odious action. Venezuela Investigates Causes of a Fire in National Park http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8597&SEO=venezuela-investigates-causes-of-a-fire-in-national-park Caracas,Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuela Minister for Interior,Justice and Peace, Néstor Reverol,informed today that authorities are investigating the cause of a fire of part of Boat With 31, Including 28 Chinese Tourists, is Missing off Malaysia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8593&SEO=boat-with-31-including-28-chinese-tourists-is-missing-off-malaysia Beijing, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) Malaysian navy ships have scrambled to rescue 31 people, including 28 Chinese tourists, aboard a boat which went missing off the coast of Borneo, according to the Chinese Consulate at Kota Kinabalu,in Sabah state. Chile Thanks International Firefighting Support http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8589&SEO=chile-thanks-international-firefighting-support 28 de enero de 2017, 11:53Santiago, Chile, Jan 28 (Prensa Latina) Chilean President Michelle Bachelet thanked the international support for the fight against the wave of forest fires in the south-central part of the country. Venezuelan Scientists Handle Pollution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8583&SEO=venezuelan-scientists-handle-pollution Caracas, Jan 28 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan scientists created a product of plant origin that is capable of degrading oil wastes that pollute the environment, said today the Venezuelan Institute of Scientific Research (IVIC). Government Evaluates Plans against Forest Fires in Chile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8578&SEO=government-evaluates-plans-against-forest-fires-in-chile Santiago de Chile, Jan 28 (Prensa Latina) Chilean President Michelle Bachelet met with the cabinet today to evaluate the plan to combat forest fires in the south-central part of the country, biobiochile.cl web site reported. Costa Rica Minister Calls for More Scientific Collaboration with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8575&SEO=costa-rica-minister-calls-for-more-scientific-collaboration-with-cuba San José, Jan 28 (Prensa Latina) Minister of Science, Technology and Telecommunications (Micitt) Marcelo Jenkins advocated here to continue strengthening scientific collaboration between Costa Rica and Cuba. Japan to Host the International Space Exploration Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8563&SEO=japan-to-host-the-international-space-exploration-forum 27 de enero de 2017, 14:38Tokyo, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) Japan will host the International Space Exploration Forum on March 3, in Tokyo. Russia Unveils Latest Mig-35 Fighther http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8558&SEO=russia-unveils-latest-mig-35-fighther Moscow, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) Russia has announced that is has selected the latest version of the MiG-35 class 4 as its only lightweight fighter on the same day as it was unveiled at Lujovitsi test airport. Dominica to Intensify Vector Fight Against Mosquito http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8555&SEO=dominica-to-intensify-vector-fight-against-mosquito 27 de enero de 2017, 12:56Roseau, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Health and Environment of Dominica will intensify the fight against vectors transmitting diseases, announced today the head of medical services, David Johnson. The Roots of Alzheimer's Disease Can Extend As Far Back as The Womb http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8553&SEO=the-roots-of-alzheimers-disease-can-extend-as-far-back-as-the-womb Washington,Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) Biochemical reactions that cause Alzheimer''s disease could begin in the womb or just after birth if the fetus or newborn does not get enough vitamin A, according to new research from the University of British Columbia. Cuban Ambassador Notes Advances and Obstacles in Relations with USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8550&SEO=cuban-ambassador-notes-advances-and-obstacles-in-relations-with-usa Washington, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s ambassador to the United States, José Ramón Cabañas, said that in the past two years, both countries have achieved unprecedented levels of negotiations with considerable progress, although serious obstacles still remain. Chinese Cooperation Strengthens Venezuelan Weapons Industry http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8548&SEO=chinese-cooperation-strengthens-venezuelan-weapons-industry 27 de enero de 2017, 11:43Caracas, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan Minister of Defense Vladimir Padrino assured today that the national weapons industry will be increasingly strenthened, because of fraternity and cooperation relations with the People´s Republic of China. US Experts Protect Climate Data out of Fear of Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8546&SEO=us-experts-protect-climate-data-out-of-fear-of-trump Washington, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) The University of California (UCLA) is today the epicenter of the preservation of data on climate change, fearing that this information will be removed by the Trump administration. Candidates for WHO General Director Post Present Profiles in Geneva http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8536&SEO=candidates-for-who-general-director-post-present-profiles-in-geneva Geneva, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) The three candidates for the director general post of the World Health Organization (WHO) presented their profiles and work priorities, as part of the election campaign. Cuban Eastern Faces Effects of Drought http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8522&SEO=cuban-eastern-faces-effects-of-drought 26 de enero de 2017, 14:39Guantanamo, Cuba, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Specialists of Guantanamo Water Resources maintain today an alert on the rains behavior due to the intense drought that affects this province of the far east of Cuba. Syrians Demand Punishment of Terrorists That Cut Water Supply http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8518&SEO=syrians-demand-punishment-of-terrorists-that-cut-water-supply 26 de enero de 2017, 13:32Damascus, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Residents of the Syrian capital demanded the punishment of the terrorists who cut the supply of drinking water to the city and handed a letter to Hadiya Abbas, president of the National Parliament. CELAC: a Mechanism for Concerted Action, Unity and Dialogue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8516&SEO=celac-a-mechanism-for-concerted-action-unity-and-dialogue Havana, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) The Fifth Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), held in the Dominican Republic, was consolidated as the mechanism for concerted action, unity and political dialogue of the whole of Our America. UNESCO Calls for Joining Forces to Prevent Crimes Like the Holocaust http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8510&SEO=unesco-calls-for-joining-forces-to-prevent-crimes-like-the-holocaust Paris, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) UNESCO is holding a day to commemorate the International Day in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, with the premise of increasing and coordinating efforts in the world to avoid repetition of such events. Cases of Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue Increased in Costa Rica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8507&SEO=cases-of-zika-chikungunya-and-dengue-increased-in-costa-rica San José, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Some data provided by the Costa Rican Ministry of Health are unveiling today a total of 37 confirmed cases of Zika in the first two weeks of 2017, while excluding 79 people of being affected by this dangerous virus. Evo Morales Environmental Initiatives are Presented at FAO http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8500&SEO=evo-morales-environmental-initiatives-are-presented-at-fao La Paz, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales'' projects to guarantee water and irrigation in Bolivia are currently under the attention of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Search in Italian Hotel Buried by Avalanche Ends http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8498&SEO=search-in-italian-hotel-buried-by-avalanche-ends Rome, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) With a total of 11 survivors and 29 dead, the tragedy of Italian hotel Rigopiano, in the mountain chain of Gran Sasso (185 kilometers northeast of Rome), which was buried by an avalanche, concluded Thursday. NASA Joins Federal Agency Network against Trump Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8494&SEO=nasa-joins-federal-agency-network-against-trump-policy Washington, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) As part of a growing trend, NASA employees created today a network of unofficial accounts on the Twitter platform as a form of resistance to President Donald Trump. Brazil Vaccination by Yellow Fever Outbreak http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8481&SEO=brazil-vaccination-by-yellow-fever-outbreak 25 de enero de 2017, 17:51Brasilia, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian Public Health Authorities are intensifying vaccination campaigns in nine out of Brazil''s 26 states so as to stop a yellow fever outbreak from becoming an epidemic. Technological Improvement Favors Seismological Research in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8466&SEO=technological-improvement-favors-seismological-research-in-cuba Santiago de Cuba, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) The technological improvement for seismological monitoring and research system is actually favoring the corresponding study and monitoring of these natural phenomena, by providing the most necessary information for the decision-making and people´s preparation. The Operation for the Release of Colombian Ex Congressman Started http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8463&SEO=the-operation-for-the-release-of-colombian-ex-congressman-started 25 de enero de 2017, 13:17Bogota, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Colombian Defense Minister Luis Carlos Villegas confirmed today that the operation for the release of former congressman Odín Sánchez, held by the ELN, is on going, just days before the beginning of the public dialogues between that guerrilla and the Government. The Ancient Pueblo Indians Had Knowledge of Geometry http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8460&SEO=the-ancient-pueblo-indians-had-knowledge-of-geometry 25 de enero de 2017, 12:24Washington, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Professor Sherry Towers of Arizona State University, examined the temple of the Sun in the national Park Mesa Verde in Colorado,and came to the conclusion that this structure build by the Pueblo Indians showed that they had a deep knowledge of geometry. Usain Bolt Loses Beijing Olympic Gold for Relay Disqualification http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8459&SEO=usain-bolt-loses-beijing-olympic-gold-for-relay-disqualification 25 de enero de 2017, 12:06Bern, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican Usain Bolt has reduced his Olympic gold collection from nine to eight titles, after the confirmation of the International Olympic Committee today of the disqualification of the 4x100-meter relay Beijing 2008, by doping of Nesta Carter. China Will Reach 1.45 Billion Inhabitants by 2030 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8458&SEO=china-will-reach-1.45-billion-inhabitants-by-2030 25 de enero de 2017, 11:57Beijing, Jan 25 (Prensa latina) China could reach up to 1.45 billion inhabitants by 2030, as stated by the National Demographic Development Plan for 2016-2030 published today by the State Council. Trump Complys with Election Promises on Immigration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8456&SEO=trump-complys-with-election-promises-on-immigration 25 de enero de 2017, 11:46Washington, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) With only five days after assuming office, Donald Trump is preparing to comply with his electoral promises on immigration with the signing as of today of several executive orders. Small Species Restore Ecological Balance in the Caribbean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8453&SEO=small-species-restore-ecological-balance-in-the-caribbean 25 de enero de 2017, 10:44Panama, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Small sea urchins and parrot-fishes are recovering the ecological balance in the Caribbean coasts where the coral reefs disappeared, according to a research conducted in the deep waters of Bocas del Toro, in the Panamanian Atlantic. Growing Water Scarcity is the Main Challenge http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8451&SEO=growing-water-scarcity-is-the-main-challenge By Silvia Martínez Rome, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) The growing scarcity of water is one of the main challenges facing humanity today in order to achieve its sustainable development goals, aimed at eradicating extreme poverty, hunger and malnutrition. U.S. and Cuba, Take Steps for Normalizing Their Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8409&SEO=u.s.-and-cuba-take-steps-for-normalizing-their-relations Havana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) U.S. and Cuba have adopted up to now 22 instruments since December 17th of 2014, when the process for normalizing their relations started. Trump Signs Orders Reviving Enviormental Polemic Pipeline Projects http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8406&SEO=trump-signs-orders-reviving-enviormental-polemic-pipeline-projects Washington, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) President Trump signed executive orders today effectively reviving the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, which had been stalled by the Obama administration under pressure from environmental and other groups. Brewing Beer On The Moon - The Next Giant Leap? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8404&SEO=brewing-beer-on-the-moon-the-next-giant-leap 24 de enero de 2017, 12:51Washington,Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) A team of University of California San Diego engineering students are working on an experiment to brew the first beer on the lunar surface, and it may fly by the end of this year. France to Help Colombia in Search of Missing People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8398&SEO=france-to-help-colombia-in-search-of-missing-people Bogota, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) High Commissioner for Peace in Colombia, Sergio Jaramillo, stressed today that the French help in the so-called post-conflict period will have among its priorities to search to find missing persons and support programs to reform the countryside. Terrorists Kill Civilians in Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8389&SEO=terrorists-kill-civilians-in-mosul United Nations, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The Islamic State is killing civilians in areas of eastern Iraq recaptured by the Iraqi government, warned today the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Concrete Results Made at Syrian Meeting in Astana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8386&SEO=concrete-results-made-at-syrian-meeting-in-astana Astana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) ''The armed formations and the government of Syria achieved today concrete results for a solution to the conflict in the talks in this capital,'' said the ambassador of Syria to the UN, Bashar Al Jaafari. Top UNESCO Representative Stresses Cuba-Africa Close Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8384&SEO=top-unesco-representative-stresses-cuba-africa-close-relations Havana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has currently maintained a close relationship with Africa, where it has given support in important moments such as the struggle against apartheid, Ali Moussa, director of History and Culture department at UNESCO, said. Mexico City Offers Care Programs for Returnees from US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8383&SEO=mexico-city-offers-care-programs-for-returnees-from-us Mexico City, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) ''Today Mexico City has programs ready to assist migrants returning from the United States,'' Miguel Ángel Mancera, head of the government of the capital, said. Pakistan Successfully Tests Another Nuclear Missile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8382&SEO=pakistan-successfully-tests-another-nuclear-missile Islamabad, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The Pakistani army successfully carried out the first test of its Ababeel missile, capable of carrying nuclear warheads and reaching several simultaneous targets at a distance of up to 2,200 kilometers. Foreign Cardiologists Highlight Quality of Meeting in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8380&SEO=foreign-cardiologists-highlight-quality-of-meeting-in-havana Havana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) British and American specialists highlight today the quality of the International Symposium of the Institute of Pulmonary Vascular Research (PVRI), which was held in the capital Hospital Hermanos Ameijeiras. Important Coastal Floods are Recorded in Havana (+ photos) http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8377&SEO=important-coastal-floods-are-recorded-in-havana-photos Havana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Important coastal floods have been recording in Havana as a result of a strong and extensive extra-tropical depression over South Carolina, in the United States, covering all Cuban territory with its wide circulation. Scholars Meet in Havana to Prepare Volume on African General History http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8366&SEO=scholars-meet-in-havana-to-prepare-volume-on-african-general-history 23 de enero de 2017, 16:52Havana, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The International Scientific Committee of the 9th Volume of the General History of Africa was opened today here seeking to foster a more complete understanding of the African culture. International Calixto 2017 Convention Starts in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8365&SEO=international-calixto-2017-convention-starts-in-cuba 23 de enero de 2017, 16:50Havana, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) With the objective to encourage the experiences exchange in the field of scientific investigation, delegates of approximately 15 countries are taking part in the International Convention Calixto 2017, in the Cuban capital, since Monday. Cuba Hosts International Sympossium on Cardiovascular Lung Disease http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8351&SEO=cuba-hosts-international-sympossium-on-cardiovascular-lung-disease 23 de enero de 2017, 14:05Havana, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The International Sympossium of the Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute (PVRI) opened its sessions in this capital Monday, with the participation of prestigious specialists from Cuba, US and Europe. Violence in Myanmar Displaces Some 87 Thousand People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8346&SEO=violence-in-myanmar-displaces-some-87-thousand-people 23 de enero de 2017, 12:57Naipyidó, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Statistics on displaced people due to internal conflicts in Myanmar have hit public opinion today, with 87000 people fleeing their homes since the beginning of military operations in Rakhine. Cuba Ratifies Commitment to the Objectives of the United Nations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8345&SEO=cuba-ratifies-commitment-to-the-objectives-of-the-united-nations United Nations, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s permanent representative to the United Nations, Anayansi Rodríguez, affirmed today the island''s commitment to the organization''s objectives, including peace and sustainable development without exclusion. Seismic Resistance in Dwellings in Cuba After Hurricane Sandy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8344&SEO=seismic-resistance-in-dwellings-in-cuba-after-hurricane-sandy 23 de enero de 2017, 12:53Santiago de Cuba, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The seismic resistance in dwellings built in this city after Hurricane Sandy´s barely four years ago was praised by local authorities, who appreciated that strength against sismic movements. President Santos Received His French Counterpart François Hollande http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8342&SEO=president-santos-received-his-french-counterpart-francois-hollande Bogota, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos welcomed today his French counterpart, François Hollande, who will visit one of the transition zones for the FARC-EP insurgents in the process of demobilization. Dominica Seeks to Resume Banana Exports http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8341&SEO=dominica-seeks-to-resume-banana-exports Roseau, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Dominica is seeking to resume banana exports to the United Kingdom, two years after its suspension due to the impact on local production of the black sigatoka pest, Agriculture minister Johnson Drigo said today. We Face the Greatest Forest Disaster in History, Bachelet Said http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8338&SEO=we-face-the-greatest-forest-disaster-in-history-bachelet-said Santiago, Chile, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) President Michelle Bachelet has described today the fires affecting the Chilean regions of Valparaiso and Los Lagos as the biggest forest disaster in history. WHO Alerts on H5N6 Bird Flu Expansion http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8337&SEO=who-alerts-on-h5n6-bird-flu-expansion 23 de enero de 2017, 11:59Geneva, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) has called today the international community to pay attention to the outbreak of avian flu, with new strains, spread since late 2016 by almost 40 countries in Europe and Asia. 11 Injured At Rally Against Bullfights in Bogota http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8336&SEO=11-injured-at-rally-against-bullfights-in-bogota 23 de enero de 2017, 11:45Bogotá, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) A rally against bullfight resumption at the recently restored Santamaría Plaza which had been closed for about five years, left eleven injured, news reports today confirmed. Bachelet Suspends Attendance at CELAC Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8331&SEO=bachelet-suspends-attendance-at-celac-summit Santiago de Chile, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has suspended her participation in the Fifth Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) for the wild fires in Valparaíso and Los Lagos, official sources informed today. FARC-EP to Be in Transition Zones of Colombia in Late January http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8329&SEO=farc-ep-to-be-in-transition-zones-of-colombia-in-late-january Bogota, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) FARC-EP commander, Marcos Calarca, has confirmed today that in order to expedite the adaptation of the so-called transition points and zones in several Colombian departments, the members of that group should be at those sites in late January. Cuba Hosts International Workshop on Vascular Disease http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8324&SEO=cuba-hosts-international-workshop-on-vascular-disease Havana, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) An international workshop on pulmonary vascular disease is taking place today in this capital in the presence of more than 250 specialists from Cuba, the United States, the United Kingdom and Italy. China to Host Special UN Desertification Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8308&SEO=china-to-host-special-un-desertification-meeting 22 de enero de 2017, 11:01Beijing, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina)China will host a United Nations meeting against desertification in September, reported today the State Forestry Administration. UNESCO Highlights the Meeting on African History http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8261&SEO=unesco-highlights-the-meeting-on-african-history Paris, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The forthcoming meeting, which will be held in Havana, for the preparation of the 9th volume of the General History of Africa, has a special importance resulting of the historical bonds between Cuba and Africa, a Unesco´s high representative stated today. Cuban Scientists to Receive Carlos J. Finlay Order http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8286&SEO=cuban-scientists-to-receive-carlos-j.-finlay-order Havana, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The Carlos J. Finlay Order will be granted on Saturday to more than 25 Cuban researchers as an acknowledgement of their meritorious work and contributions to the development of society. Global Disparity in Access to ICTs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8279&SEO=global-disparity-in-access-to-icts Davos, Switzerland, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) About 3.9 billion people, more than half the world''s population, lack access today to information and communication technologies (ICTs), while global connectivity is advancing, experts judged. Cold Wave Hurting Migrant Children In Europe, UNICEF http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8264&SEO=cold-wave-hurting-migrant-children-in-europe-unicef 20 de enero de 2017, 13:43United Nations, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The prevailing cold front in the central, eastern and southern region of Europe triggered the the health risks of migrant and refugee children, the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) warned today. Humans, Not Climate Change, Wiped Out Australian Megafauna http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8263&SEO=humans-not-climate-change-wiped-out-australian-megafauna 20 de enero de 2017, 13:36Canberra,Jan 20 (Prensa Latina)New evidence involving the ancient poop of some of the huge and astonishing creatures that once roamed Australia indicates the primary cause of their extinction around 45,000 years ago was likely a result of humans, not climate change. Mexico Sends Back to Cuba Group of 91 Irregular Migrants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8260&SEO=mexico-sends-back-to-cuba-group-of-91-irregular-migrants 20 de enero de 2017, 13:02México, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Mexican authorities informed today of the repatriation of 91 Cuban citezens who were in an irregular situation in Mexico. Cuba and the United States Sign Memorandum on Plant and Animal Health http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8258&SEO=cuba-and-the-united-states-sign-memorandum-on-plant-and-animal-health 20 de enero de 2017, 12:43Havana, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Authorities of Cuba and the United States signed today a memorandum of understanding for the bilateral cooperation in plant and animal health care sphere, media reports said today. Scholars in Cuba for Seminar on Language, Grammar, Writing http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8255&SEO=scholars-in-cuba-for-seminar-on-language-grammar-writing 20 de enero de 2017, 12:02Matanzas, Cuba, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Several experts from Mexico, Panama, Spain and Cuba had the possibility to attend the Seminar on Language, Grammar, Writing and Orality Teaching and the Use of Dictionaries, which will be organized by the University of Matanzas. Cosmic Catastrophes That Could Wipe Out Life on Earth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8253&SEO=cosmic-catastrophes-that-could-wipe-out-life-on-earth 20 de enero de 2017, 11:52Washington,Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The dangers coming from outer space made astronmers write a list about cosmic events that could wipe life on Earth, according to The Conversation. FARC-EP Dissidents to Lose Benefits, Colombian Government Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8252&SEO=farc-ep-dissidents-to-lose-benefits-colombian-government-says Bogota, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian government has said today that the so-called dissidents of the FARC-EP will be excluded from the criminal proceedings provided for in the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP). PAHO/FAO: Cuba With Lowest Regional Prevalence of Low Weight at Birth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8247&SEO=pahofao-cuba-with-lowest-regional-prevalence-of-low-weight-at-birth 20 de enero de 2017, 11:17Havana, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is the country in the region with the lowest prevalence of low birth weight, reporting a rate of 5.3 percent, Granma newspaper states. Six Other Survivors of Italian Hotel Hit by Avalanche http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8244&SEO=six-other-survivors-of-italian-hotel-hit-by-avalanche Rome, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Six other survivors were rescued today amid the rubble of the Rigopiano hotel, buried by an avalanche two days ago, confirmed Civil Protection Sources. FM Stresses Cuba's Role in Training Doctors for S Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8239&SEO=fm-stresses-cubas-role-in-training-doctors-for-s-africa Pretoria, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) South Africa has many hospitals that would be without a doctor today if Cuba had not been present, Health Minister, Aaron Motsoaledi, stated, after acknowledging the impact of the cooperation program with the Caribbean nation. China: 13 Cases of H7N9 Detected in Central Province http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8236&SEO=china-13-cases-of-h7n9-detected-in-central-province Beijing, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The number of people infected with H7N9 avian influenza in humans in central China''s Hunan province rose to 13 this year as two new cases were detected, according to local authorities. Uruguay Looks to Promote and Develop Policies in Antarctic Region http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8234&SEO=uruguay-looks-to-promote-and-develop-policies-in-antarctic-region Montevideo, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Uruguay looks to promote and develop strategies that affirm Antarctic policy, affirmed Albert Lluberas, Secretary General of the Uruguayan Antarctic Institute (IAU). US, European Cardiologists at Havana Vascular Disease Workshop http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8233&SEO=us-european-cardiologists-at-havana-vascular-disease-workshop Havana, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Over 250 specialists from USA, United Kingdom, Italy and Cuba will be attending the International Workshop on Pulmonary Vascular Disease next Monday, the Publi Health Ministry reported. The German Parliament Supports The Use Of Marijuana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8220&SEO=the-german-parliament-supports-the-use-of-marijuana Berlin, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The German Parliament supported the use of marijuana (cannabis sativa) for therapeutic purposes for pacients with serious illness. Ecuadorian Gov't Invests in Education http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8219&SEO=ecuadorian-govt-invests-in-education Quito, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The government of Ecuador has invested more than 16 billion dollars in the public health sector in the last 10 years, revealed President Rafael Correa here Thursday. 2016: Worst Year for Journalists in Afghanistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8214&SEO=2016-worst-year-for-journalists-in-afghanistan 19 de enero de 2017, 13:37Kabul, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) A report by the Afghan Journalists Safety Committee revealed today that 2016 was the deadliest year for reporters there, after a 38 percent increase in violence against them. Cuba and U.S. Sign Memorandum For Sea Water Protection http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8210&SEO=cuba-and-u.s.-sign-memorandum-for-sea-water-protection 19 de enero de 2017, 12:56Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) A memorandum of understanding on the protection of marine waters, coral reefs and environmental education was signed here by specialists from Cuba''s National Aquarium and Research Institute for Studies of the Gulf of Mexico (Harte). UN Expert Urges Nigeria to Ensure Safety to Those Displaced http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8208&SEO=un-expert-urges-nigeria-to-ensure-safety-to-those-displaced United Nations, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) UN human rights expert, Cecilia Jimenez-Damary urged the Nigerian government on Monday to ensure the safety of internally displaced persons,following the bombing by mistake of a camp that sheltered displace people. IT Specialist Arrested in Spain Linked to Dispute Russia-U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8207&SEO=it-specialist-arrested-in-spain-linked-to-dispute-russia-u.s. 19 de enero de 2017, 12:42Moscow, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The United States seems to open today a new sphere of controntation with the arrest in Spain of IT specialist Stanislav Lisov, of whom his previous partners have the best opinion as a professional. Rivera's Amnesty, Evidence of the Need for Puerto Rican Unity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8205&SEO=riveras-amnesty-evidence-of-the-need-for-puerto-rican-unity 19 de enero de 2017, 12:35San Juan, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Ex-minister of Interior Ingrid Vila Biaggi said today that the amnesty of Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar López Rivera by Barack Obama shows the need for unity in the fight for just causes. Salvadorean Government Thanks Deputies Vote for the 2017 Budget http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8204&SEO=salvadorean-government-thanks-deputies-vote-for-the-2017-budget 19 de enero de 2017, 12:33San Salvador, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The Salvadorian government thanked the 49 deputies of the Legislative Assembly who voted Wednesday in favor of the General Budget of the Nation 2017, stressed the Secretary of Communications of the presidency, Eugenio Chicas. Bolivia Doubles Social Projects Investment in 11 Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8203&SEO=bolivia-doubles-social-projects-investment-in-11-years La Paz, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian government doubled investment in social and productive projects in 11 years and raised it to more than one billion dollars, reported today the director of the National Fund for Social and Productive Investment, Vladimir Sánchez. Europe to Suffer More Terrorist Attacks, says Germany http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8199&SEO=europe-to-suffer-more-terrorist-attacks-says-germany Berlin, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Germany and Europe in general will be targets of terrorist attacks in the short and medium term, said the president of the German secret services of the interior, Hans-Georg Maassen. Syrian President Expresses Hopes for Dialogues in Kazakhstan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8198&SEO=syrian-president-expresses-hopes-for-dialogues-in-kazakhstan 19 de enero de 2017, 11:46Damascus, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) President Bashar al-Assad expressed hopes of establishing a platform for dialogue at the conference on Syria that will take place in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan, the press reported today in Damascus. Cienaga de Zapata and Everglades National Parks Agreement Highlighted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8197&SEO=cienaga-de-zapata-and-everglades-national-parks-agreement-highlighted Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The national parks Cienaga de Zapata (Zapata Swamp) (Cuba) and Everglades (United States) have signed a twinning agreement aimed at achieving better indicators in the environmental management of these protected areas, media reported today. Cuba Hosts Calixto 2017 Pre-Convention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8196&SEO=cuba-hosts-calixto-2017-pre-convention Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The issues of the events prior to the International Convention, Calixto 2017, include different branches of medicine in order to raise the quality of life of patients, the organizing committee said here today. More than 350 Aftershocks after Earthquakes in Italy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8188&SEO=more-than-350-aftershocks-after-earthquakes-in-italy Rome, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The aftershocks rose today to more than 350 after the four earthquakes exceeding magnitude 5 that shook Central Italy yesterday, with a preliminary balance of two people dead. Cubans Create Simultaneous Global Games Jam through Video Games http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8187&SEO=cubans-create-simultaneous-global-games-jam-through-video-games By Ana Laura Arbesu Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Programmers, designers and video game developers will exhibit as of today their skills in a simultaneous Global Game Jam (GGJ), in which they should create their initiative, in a fun and different way, in just 48 hours. Moth Named For US Soon-To-Be President Donald Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8166&SEO=moth-named-for-us-soon-to-be-president-donald-trump 18 de enero de 2017, 15:38Washington, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) A new species of moth was dedicated to Donald trump due to the yellowish scales topping moth´s head resemble US President-elect´s hairstyle, the University of California informed today. 2016 Registered as Warmest Year in the World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8165&SEO=2016-registered-as-warmest-year-in-the-world 18 de enero de 2017, 15:26Washington, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The world standard temperature in 2016 was the highest since registers started in 1880, reported US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Wednesday. First Afghan Female Orchestra to Perform at Davos Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8157&SEO=first-afghan-female-orchestra-to-perform-at-davos-forum 18 de enero de 2017, 13:33Kabul, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The first women''s music orchestra in Afghanistan will play tomorrow and Friday at the closing of the Davos Forum, which brings together around 3,000 world leaders every winter in Switzerland, Khaama Press reported today. 5.8 Earthquake Causes Considerable Aftershocks Near Santiago de Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8156&SEO=5.8-earthquake-causes-considerable-aftershocks-near-santiago-de-cuba 18 de enero de 2017, 13:31Santiago de Cuba, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) About 183 aftershocks in the Pilón-Chivirico area, on the south-eastern coast of Cuba, caused an earthquake of 5.8 magnitude that shook the eastern part of Cuba, official sources noted today. Activists Celebrate in USA López Rivera Sentence Commutation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8153&SEO=activists-celebrate-in-usa-lopez-rivera-sentence-commutation 18 de enero de 2017, 12:57Washington, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Paz, Justicia y Dignidad a los Pueblos International Committee celebrated today the sentence commutation, announced yesterday, of the Puerto Rican independence fighter Oscar López Rivera, who was considered an example of dignity. ''We received with great happiness and joy the news of the commutation by President Barack Obama of Oscar''s sentence. We know that in here and around the world many people fought for his freedom,'' said to Prensa the coordinator of the Committee in the United States, Alicia Jrapko. Cuba, United States Sign Search and Rescue Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8151&SEO=cuba-united-states-sign-search-and-rescue-agreement 18 de enero de 2017, 12:14Havana, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and United States governments signed today an agreement on aeronautical and maritime search and rescue aimed at strengthening cooperation in providing assistance to people at risk by events in that sphere. Cuban Swine Fever Vaccine Will Shortly Be Marketed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8146&SEO=cuban-swine-fever-vaccine-will-shortly-be-marketed 18 de enero de 2017, 11:45Havana, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban scientists are completing the clinical trials to launch into market a new vaccine for the control of classical swine fever (CSF), a disease that has been severely affecting pig breeding in the island. French Intellectual Praises Cuban Revolution's Social Achievements http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8144&SEO=french-intellectual-praises-cuban-revolutions-social-achievements 18 de enero de 2017, 11:34Paris, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Revolution, led by its leader Fidel Castro, has established a social protection system that has been unanimously considered an example to follow, French intellectual, Salim Lamrani, said in statements released today. Human Rights Respect at US -Mexico Border to Be Monitored http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8141&SEO=human-rights-respect-at-us-mexico-border-to-be-monitored 18 de enero de 2017, 11:01Mexico, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) has announced it will strengthen its regional offices located at Mexico''s border with the United States, it was reported today. Failures in European Radionavigation System Galileo Reported http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8138&SEO=failures-in-european-radionavigation-system-galileo-reported 18 de enero de 2017, 10:43Paris, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The European Space Agency (ESA) informed today the failure at 9 timers of the radionavigation system Galileo due to unknown causes, despite this fact the project is still working. Turkey Bids One of the World's Longest Suspension Bridges http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8136&SEO=turkey-bids-one-of-the-worlds-longest-suspension-bridges Ankara, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Transport Minister, Ahmet Arslan, has announced today the bidding for the 1915 Canakkale Bridge, which will be located in the north-west of the country and will be one of the longest suspension bridges in the world when completed. Bolivia Receives Recognition to Vaccination Program http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8110&SEO=bolivia-receives-recognition-to-vaccination-program 17 de enero de 2017, 16:11La Paz, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia received today a recognition of the World and Pan American Health Organizations, by the program expanded of immunizations to eradicate the measles, congenital rubella and polio. Sanitary Authoriries of Nicaragua in Alert by Yellow Fever http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8103&SEO=sanitary-authoriries-of-nicaragua-in-alert-by-yellow-fever 17 de enero de 2017, 15:03Managua, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Health authorities of Nicaragua today reinforce epidemiological surveillance, after the alert circulated by the Pan American Health Organization because of the appearance of cases of yellow fever in Brazil, official sources said. CBO Report: Obamacare Repeal Would Lead to 32 Million More Uninsured http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8100&SEO=cbo-report-obamacare-repeal-would-lead-to-32-million-more-uninsured 17 de enero de 2017, 13:24Washington, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The report estimates what would likely happen if the partial repeal bill Republicans passed in 2015, but which was vetoed by President Barack Obama, actually became law without any replacement. UN: Near 150 000 Displaced Persons Due to Combats in Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8095&SEO=un-near-150-000-displaced-persons-due-to-combats-in-mosul United Nations, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Over 148 000 persons abandoned their houses in Mosul as a result of the fightings to expel The Islamic State terrorist group from the northern territory, United Nations pointed out today. Expectation in Uruguay For Sentence of Military Officers in Italy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8089&SEO=expectation-in-uruguay-for-sentence-of-military-officers-in-italy Montevideo, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) There is great expectation here before the sentence that will dictate today an Italian court on a group of repressive military officers from several Latin American countries associated with Operation Condor, among them several Uruguayans. Terrorist Responsible for Massacre in Turkey Is Arrested http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8086&SEO=terrorist-responsible-for-massacre-in-turkey-is-arrested Istanbul, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Police arrested early today in the district of Esenyurt of this city, the main suspect of the attack in Queen Club during the celebration of new year eve, that caused a death poll of 39. Nepalese Temple, World Heritage, Demolished for Earthquake Damages http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8079&SEO=nepalese-temple-world-heritage-demolished-for-earthquake-damages 17 de enero de 2017, 10:09Kathmandu, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The Department of Archeology of Nepal demolished the temple of Pratappur, World Heritage, after considering it a risk to the tourists after the damages caused by the earthquake of 2015, sources announced today. Earthquake Shakes Different Eastern Cuban Regions Early Today http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8077&SEO=earthquake-shakes-different-eastern-cuban-regions-early-today By Martha Cabrales Arias Santiago de Cuba, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) A tremor of 5.8 magnitude shook today morning several areas of this city and other eastern provinces, just one year after the beginning of an anomalous seismic series that kept the population in suspense. Cholera in another Angolan Province, Capital Intends to Shield Itself http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8073&SEO=cholera-in-another-angolan-province-capital-intends-to-shield-itself Luanda, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Cholera has arrived in the coastal town of Cubal in the central Angolan province of Benguela, while health authorities in this capital today are trying to shield the city to avoid the disease. Nepal Hosts Summit to Save Snow Leopards http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8069&SEO=nepal-hosts-summit-to-save-snow-leopards Kathmandu, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Nepal said that a meeting of ministers and experts from 12 countries will be held from today to discuss the conservation of snow leopards. Cuba Boosts Greater Protection of Beaches and Boasts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8041&SEO=cuba-boosts-greater-protection-of-beaches-and-boasts Havana, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Several studies on the preservation of coasts and beaches, including one dedicated to the evaluation for the second half of this century, are among the priorities of the Cuban Oceanology Institute. Cholera Outbreak Triggers Alarm of Angolan Health Authorities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8025&SEO=cholera-outbreak-triggers-alarm-of-angolan-health-authorities Luanda, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) The outbreak of cholera, which affects the northern province of Zaire since last December, triggers alarms of the Angolan health authorities, who are preparing contingency plans against this and other diseases. Argentina: Settlers from Jachal Ask for Response by Barrick Gold http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8018&SEO=argentina-settlers-from-jachal-ask-for-response-by-barrick-gold 14 de enero de 2017, 14:57Buenos Aires, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) The residents of Jachal, located in the north central part of the Argentinean province of San Juan, claim today a response from the Canadian company Barrick Gold about a new spill occurred last Thursday. Brazil: Concern about Rare and Unknown Diseases http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8013&SEO=brazil-concern-about-rare-and-unknown-diseases 14 de enero de 2017, 14:18Brasilia, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) At least 55 cases of a rare and unknown disease in the Brazilian states of Ceara and Bahia are getting people worried and concerned including Brazilian public health authorities. Finland to Host Humanitarian Conference on Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7998&SEO=finland-to-host-humanitarian-conference-on-syria United Nations, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) The Finnish capital, Helsinki, will host a conference on the humanitarian situation in Syria on 23 and 24 January, a forum to launch a refugee aid plan for 2017 and 2018, confirmed today the UN. Japanese Scientists Reveal Mysteries of the Earth Nucleus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7986&SEO=japanese-scientists-reveal-mysteries-of-the-earth-nucleus 13 de enero de 2017, 14:32Tokyo, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Japanese scientists stated that silicon is likely the mystery element missing in the composition of the Earth''s inner core, claiming progress on solving one of the planet''s deepest secrets. Turkey Receives Largest Number of Refugees Worldwide http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7980&SEO=turkey-receives-largest-number-of-refugees-worldwide Ankara, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The director general of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), William Lacy Swing, said today in this capital that Turkey is the first country in the world in terms of the number of refugees in its territory. Republican Leader Rules Out Massive Deportations with Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7978&SEO=republican-leader-rules-out-massive-deportations-with-trump 13 de enero de 2017, 12:40Washington, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Paul Ryan, the head of the US House of Representatives, ruled out that President-elect Donald Trump would keep his promise to deport 11 million immigrants. Bolivia: More Tanks to Distribute Water in La Paz http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7977&SEO=bolivia-more-tanks-to-distribute-water-in-la-paz 13 de enero de 2017, 12:34La Paz, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian government has facilitated the installation of 192 tanks for the storage of large amounts of water in the 94 districts of the city, with supply disruptions. UN Appoints Deputy Representative for Colombia Peace Process http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7976&SEO=un-appoints-deputy-representative-for-colombia-peace-process 13 de enero de 2017, 12:33Bogota, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The appointment provided by the new Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, of Tania Patriota, as his Deputy Special Representative for Colombia, is now widely recognized by the national media. Mexican Newspaper Stressed the Decision of Repealing Cuban Policy Law http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7974&SEO=mexican-newspaper-stressed-the-decision-of-repealing-cuban-policy-law 13 de enero de 2017, 12:23Mexico, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The decision of the president of the United States, Barack Obama, of putting an end to the special Immigration policy for Cubans, known as ''wet foot, dry foot'', was stressed today by the Mexican newspaper La Jornada. FARC-EP Leader Calls for President to Continue Peace Process in 2018 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7971&SEO=farc-ep-leader-calls-for-president-to-continue-peace-process-in-2018 13 de enero de 2017, 12:17Bogota, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) FARC-EP leader, Timoleon Jimenez, called for the election in 2018 of a president to ensure the implementation of the peace agreements reached with the current Colombian government, El Espectador newspaper reported today. Armed Terrorists to Withdraw From Area Near Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7968&SEO=armed-terrorists-to-withdraw-from-area-near-damascus 13 de enero de 2017, 11:16Damascus, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Armed terrorists will withdraw today from Wadi Baradá valley area, after negotiating to that end, said governor of Damascus province, Alaá Ibrahim. Science to Boost Cuban Economy, Expert Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7964&SEO=science-to-boost-cuban-economy-expert-says 13 de enero de 2017, 10:29Havana, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The director of the Havana-based Center of Molecular Immunology, Agustin Lage, stated that science and technology are presented today as the driving force that will boost the Cuban economic development. Cuba Will Host International Medical Convention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7954&SEO=cuba-will-host-international-medical-convention Havana, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Delegates from 16 countries of 4 continents will attend International Convention Calixto 2017 taking place in this capital from January 23 to 25, organizers informed today. Respiratory Viruses Cause 112 Deaths in Costa Rica in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7934&SEO=respiratory-viruses-cause-112-deaths-in-costa-rica-in-2016 12 de enero de 2017, 14:30San José, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) A total of 112 people died in Costa Rica in 2016 as a result of respiratory viruses, mainly AH1N1, according to the latest epidemiological bulletin of the Ministry of Health, released here today. Environmental Pollution Causes 1.2 Million Deaths in India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7909&SEO=environmental-pollution-causes-1.2-million-deaths-in-india New Delhi, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Environmental pollution causes 1.2 million deaths each year in India and the loss of three percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to a study by Greenpeace. Chile Approves Plan for New Period of Antarctic Activities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7901&SEO=chile-approves-plan-for-new-period-of-antarctic-activities 11 de enero de 2017, 14:56Santiago de Chile, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) The Ministers of Foreign Relations, Heraldo Muñoz and Defense, Jose Antonio Gomez, approved today the Plan of Antarctic Activities 2017-2018, containing actions for the institutions attending the region. Norway Changing to Digital Radio http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7900&SEO=norway-changing-to-digital-radio 11 de enero de 2017, 14:54Oslo, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Norway is switching off its FM radio signals today in a move to replace traditional radio with digital audio broadcasting (DAB), making it the first country in the world to use DAB exclusively. Filipino Environmentalists Oppose Construction of Submarine Park http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7899&SEO=filipino-environmentalists-oppose-construction-of-submarine-park 11 de enero de 2017, 14:52Manila, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Philippine environmentalists are opposing the construction of a touristic submarine park on Coron island, due to the risks that it would represent to the coral population in the east of the country. Cuba Expresses Condolences for the Death of Mário Soares http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7895&SEO=cuba-expresses-condolences-for-the-death-of-mario-soares 11 de enero de 2017, 13:34Havana, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca, expressed today the sorrow of the Cuban people and government over the death of the former president of Portugal Mário Soares. Almost 800 Persons Were Detained Due to Illegal Narcotics in Panama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7894&SEO=almost-800-persons-were-detained-due-to-illegal-narcotics-in-panama 11 de enero de 2017, 13:32Panama, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Panamenian authorities seized more than 63 tons of drugs and detained 797 persons related to illegal narcotics during 2016, official sources informed today. Cuba Sends Condolences Due to Death of Former Iranian President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7893&SEO=cuba-sends-condolences-due-to-death-of-former-iranian-president 11 de enero de 2017, 12:22Havana, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) The vice president of the Council of Ministers Ricardo Cabrisas conveyed today the condolences of the Cuban government and people on the occasion of the death of former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi, one of the main figures of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Mexico Ready to Receive Thousands of Deportees from US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7892&SEO=mexico-ready-to-receive-thousands-of-deportees-from-us 11 de enero de 2017, 11:46Mexico, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican government has capacity today to take back up to 600,000 illegal migrants who can be deported from the United States, according to the Secretariat of the Interior (SEGOB). FARC-EP Thanks French Support for Peace Pact Execution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7891&SEO=farc-ep-thanks-french-support-for-peace-pact-execution Bogotá, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) FARC-EP guerilla leader Timoleón Jiménez thanked today the French government for its support for the implementation of the peace agreements reached in Havana and officially signed in this capital on November 24. Bolivia Bets to Achieve Identity Reevaluation of the Coca Leaf http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7883&SEO=bolivia-bets-to-achieve-identity-reevaluation-of-the-coca-leaf La Paz, Jan 11(Prensa Latina) With the commemoration today of the National Day of Chewing (Acullico) of the coca leaf, Bolivia looks to revalue the cultural importance of the ancient costume. Cuban Health Experts to Help Poor Communities in Chicago http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7877&SEO=cuban-health-experts-to-help-poor-communities-in-chicago Washington, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuban health experts will work with local specialists in assessing health care for vulnerable communities and limited resources in the American city of Chicago, the island''s diplomatic sources stated. Chilean Food Consortium Faces Losses Due to Avian Influenza http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7865&SEO=chilean-food-consortium-faces-losses-due-to-avian-influenza 10 de enero de 2017, 17:49Santiago, Chile, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) Chile''s food consortium Agrosuper estimated at $ 6.5 million USD the losses resulting from the slaughter of turkeys after the outbreak of avian influenza detected the previous week, official sources stated. First Syrian Export Trade Show Concludes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7854&SEO=first-syrian-export-trade-show-concludes 10 de enero de 2017, 12:49Damascus, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The first Syrian Export Fair closed today after three days of exhibition and signed contracts. National Security Force Deploys Troops in Two Brazilian States http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7848&SEO=national-security-force-deploys-troops-in-two-brazilian-states 10 de enero de 2017, 11:51Brasilia, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian Security Force will complete today the deployment of 200 troops with their weapons and transportion equipment in the states of Amazonas and Roraima, where about 100 inmates were killed last week. Ministry of Science and Technology to be Created in Chile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7836&SEO=ministry-of-science-and-technology-to-be-created-in-chile Santiago de Chile, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The president of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, announced the presentation of a bill of law to créate the Ministry of Science and Technology, one of the promises of her campaign. Beijing to Create Environmental Police Force to Fight Pollution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7807&SEO=beijing-to-create-environmental-police-force-to-fight-pollution Beijing, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) The government of Beijing, China, is currently studying plans to combat air pollution in 2017 through the creation of an environmental police force that will oversight 16 districts. Microbes Manipulate Human Moods, Research Reveals http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7793&SEO=microbes-manipulate-human-moods-research-reveals London, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) Scientists from Spain and the United Kingdom have discovered that intestines microbes can ''manipulate'' our moods, making us feel happier or sad and depressed, reports the British University of Exeter today. France: 30 Departments on Orange Alert by the Cold http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7789&SEO=france-30-departments-on-orange-alert-by-the-cold Paris, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) French authorities have declared 30 departments on orange alert due to a cold spell in the north and center of the country, while expecting the snowfall and ice formation on the surface. Hakes Jeopardized in Chile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7768&SEO=hakes-jeopardized-in-chile 06 de enero de 2017, 16:31Santiago de Chile, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The hake fishing, a crucial food product for Chileans, could be significantly damaged in the coming ten years, said today the website Publimetro. Activated First Environmental Contingency of 2017 in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7766&SEO=activated-first-environmental-contingency-of-2017-in-mexico 06 de enero de 2017, 16:10Mexico, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Pollution by suspended particle reached 154 points in the municipality of Ecatepec, state of Mexico, which activated Phase I of environmental contingency, the first to be enacted in 2017. New York Times-- The Most Attractive Caribbean Destinations in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7758&SEO=new-york-times-the-most-attractive-caribbean-destinations-in-2017 06 de enero de 2017, 12:44Washington, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The New York Times includes three Caribbean tourist destinations in Jamaica, Puerto Rico and Belize among the 52 best places to visit in 2017. China Reiterates Importance of Stable Links With US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7757&SEO=china-reiterates-importance-of-stable-links-with-us Beijing, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese Foreign Ministry today reiterated the importance that China and the United States maintain stable relations, an idea supported by the international community. Austrian Former President Calls for Closer Links with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7756&SEO=austrian-former-president-calls-for-closer-links-with-cuba Vienna, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Austrian Former President Heinz Fischer has stated that he is in favor of improving relations between his country and Cuba, the Cuban embassy in Vienna reports today. More Than 500,000 Immigrants Arrived in Europe in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7754&SEO=more-than-500000-immigrants-arrived-in-europe-in-2016 06 de enero de 2017, 11:55Brussels, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) A total of 503,700 immigrants arrived in Europe in 2016, a 72 percent increase on the previous year, according to a report by the Frontex Regional Agency for Border and Coastal Protection. Colombia: FARC-EP Guerilla Moves to Temporary Camps http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7753&SEO=colombia-farc-ep-guerilla-moves-to-temporary-camps 06 de enero de 2017, 11:54 Bogota, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Starting today, members of the FARC-EP will begin arriving in transit zones, where they will leave their weapons before moving to transition camps, Colombian media has reported today. Army Officer Denies Information on Imminent Attack in Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7752&SEO=army-officer-denies-information-on-imminent-attack-in-colombia Bogota, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) General Alberto Mejias, commander of the Colombian Army, today ruled out the likelihood of an imminent car bomb attack, discrediting the content of a confidential document published by the media. Ash From Costa Rican Volcano Turrialba Continue to Fall http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7749&SEO=ash-from-costa-rican-volcano-turrialba-continue-to-fall San Jose, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The Turrialba volcano today continues its active phase, with constant emissions of ashes, gases and water vapor, which are creating havoc in the Central Valley, where 60 percent of Costa Ricans live. Effectiveness of Experimental Vaccine against Malaria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7730&SEO=effectiveness-of-experimental-vaccine-against-malaria 05 de enero de 2017, 17:18Washington, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) US researchers revealed in a study published today the effectiveness of an experimental vaccine,elaborated with parasites genetically modified, against the malaria, a potentially deadly disease. Costa Rican Volcano Turrialba Expels Thick Ash Cloud http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7717&SEO=costa-rican-volcano-turrialba-expels-thick-ash-cloud 05 de enero de 2017, 12:15San Jose, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) Active volcano, Turrialba, continues to emit a dense column of ash, gases and water vapor from the constant eruptions that are affecting the Central Valley, where 60 percent of the 4.8 million Costa Ricans live. Syrian President Holds Meeting with Iraqi Special Envoy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7715&SEO=syrian-president-holds-meeting-with-iraqi-special-envoy 05 de enero de 2017, 11:57Damascus, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met today with Faleh al Fayad, a National Security adviser and special envoy of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi. More Than 4.000 People Laid Down Their Weapons in Syria in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7712&SEO=more-than-4.000-people-laid-down-their-weapons-in-syria-in-2016 05 de enero de 2017, 11:39Damascus, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Justice announced today that more than 4,700 armed and wanted people have surrendered to the authorities as part of the national reconciliation process in Syria. At Least 11 Dead and 35 Wounded by Terrorist Attack in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7711&SEO=at-least-11-dead-and-35-wounded-by-terrorist-attack-in-syria 05 de enero de 2017, 11:36Damascus, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) At least 11 people were killed and 35 wounded on Tuesday in the town of Yableh, in the Syrian Mediterranean province of Latakia, about 348 km northwest of Damascus, according to police sources. Turkey Denounces EU's Double Standards http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7710&SEO=turkey-denounces-eus-double-standards 05 de enero de 2017, 11:32Ankara, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) The Turkish Foreign Affairs Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu said today that his country did not want tense relations with any country or institution but that he believed that the EU was applying double standards and was arrogant. New Geological Map of the Moon Created By Chinese Scientists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7704&SEO=new-geological-map-of-the-moon-created-by-chinese-scientists Beijing, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) A new 1: 2.5 million scale geological map of the Moon is being created by Chinese scientists and university experts, according to today''s reports. Doctors Take Care of Sextuplets Born in El Salvador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7697&SEO=doctors-take-care-of-sextuplets-born-in-el-salvador San Salvador, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) Doctors of the Salvadoran Institute of Social Security (ISSS) today maintain specialized attention to the sextuplets born this Wednesday. NASA Will Explore for the First Time Peculiarities of Black Holes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7674&SEO=nasa-will-explore-for-the-first-time-peculiarities-of-black-holes 04 de enero de 2017, 12:28Washington, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) The United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced today a scientific mission to investigate for the first time the particularities of black holes, as well as neutron stars. Syrian President Holds Meetings with Iranian and Armenian Delegation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7673&SEO=syrian-president-holds-meetings-with-iranian-and-armenian-delegation 04 de enero de 2017, 12:21Damascus, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad held separate meetings today with a political delegation from Iran and the Armenian Orthodox Church, whose representatives dealt with the current situation in the country. New General Victims Act Enters into Force in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7671&SEO=new-general-victims-act-enters-into-force-in-mexico 04 de enero de 2017, 12:17Mexico, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) The new General Victims Act will enter into force in Mexico today, after the text has been published in the Official Gazette. Argentina Declares 2017 Renewable Energy Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7663&SEO=argentina-declares-2017-renewable-energy-year Buenos Aires, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Argentina declared 2017 the year of renewable energies in order to promote its use and to raise awareness on their importance for the country''s development in a sustainable environment. New Biodiversity Agency Begins in France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7656&SEO=new-biodiversity-agency-begins-in-france 04 de enero de 2017, 09:25Paris, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Considered a pillar for the protection of nature, the French Agency for Biodiversity (FAB) started operations this year and is one of the main topics of the Council of Ministers held today. Terrorists Cut Electricity in Syrian Province of Quneitra http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7632&SEO=terrorists-cut-electricity-in-syrian-province-of-quneitra 02 de enero de 2017, 11:20Damascus, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) Elements of the terrorist group Front for the Conquest of the Levant, formerly Al Nusra, sabotaged today the electrical system in the southern Syrian province of Quneitra, about 70 kilometers southwest of Damascus. Indonesia Captain Arrested After Boat Fire Left 23 Dead http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7630&SEO=indonesia-captain-arrested-after-boat-fire-left-23-dead 02 de enero de 2017, 10:50Jakarta,Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) Police in Indonesia have arrested the captain of a ferry that burst into flames, leaving 23 people dead and dozens injured. Very Cold Temperatures and Snow Forecast for Highest Syrian Areas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7625&SEO=very-cold-temperatures-and-snow-forecast-for-highest-syrian-areas Damascus, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) Temperatures will remain very cold in Damascus and other mountainous areas of Syria, where snow and rains will fall on the Mediterranean coast of this country, said today the weather forecast made by the Department of Meteorology. India Successfully Test Fires Ballistic Missile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7617&SEO=india-successfully-test-fires-ballistic-missile New Delhi, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) India successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable strategic ballistic missile China Extends Orange Alert Due to Pollution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7614&SEO=china-extends-orange-alert-due-to-pollution Beijing, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina)China extended today the orange alert in this capital until Thurdsday according to authorities. Puerto Rico Implements Medical Cannabis Dispensaries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7573&SEO=puerto-rico-implements-medical-cannabis-dispensaries 30 de diciembre de 2016, 16:43San Juan, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Rican President Alejandro García Padilla implemented today a regulation he passed a year and a half ago with the opening of two private medical cannabis clinics in Puerto Rico. Costa Rican Volcano Turrialba Erupts Twice in Less than Five Hours http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7567&SEO=costa-rican-volcano-turrialba-erupts-twice-in-less-than-five-hours 30 de diciembre de 2016, 14:43San Jose, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) The Volcano Turrialba, in this country, erupted twice today in less than five hours, according to reports by the Costa Rican Volcanology and Seismology Research Institute (Ovsicori), which announced constant monitoring of the behavior of that hill. Alert on Language Barriers for World Application of Science http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7562&SEO=alert-on-language-barriers-for-world-application-of-science 30 de diciembre de 2016, 13:52London, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) Language barriers hinder the correct compilation and application of scientific knowledge worldwide, warned today researchers of the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. Cubans Evoke Fidel Castro in China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7555&SEO=cubans-evoke-fidel-castro-in-china Beijing, Dec 30 M(Prensa Latina) Officials, diplomats and representatives of the Cuban community in China gathered in the Chinese capital today for a cultural and political event on the occasion of the 58th anniversary of the triumph of the Revolution and to evoke the late revolutionary leader Fidel Castro. Syrian President Interview with Italian TV Channel Released http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7553&SEO=syrian-president-interview-with-italian-tv-channel-released Damascus, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) President Bashar al-Assad in an interview released today said, ''We cannot yet speak of the end of the war; it will end when all the terrorists are eliminated, and unfortunately they are still receive support from several countries.'' Angolan Population Increases Almost a Million Per Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7552&SEO=angolan-population-increases-almost-a-million-per-year Luanda, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) The Angolan population will reach 28.3 million in 2017 having grown by almost a million per year since 2014, the date of the most recent census. Chinese North and Center Welcome 2017 Covered by Smog http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7551&SEO=chinese-north-and-center-welcome-2017-covered-by-smog Beijing, Jan 1 (Prensa Latina) China''s northern cities: Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei and Henan as well as cities in the center of the country are covered today by smog. Bolivia Invests 632 Million Dollars in Clean Water http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7545&SEO=bolivia-invests-632-million-dollars-in-clean-water La Paz, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) From 2011 to date, the Bolivian government has invested 632 million dollars in the implementation of the Mi Agua (My Water) and Mi Riego (My Irrigation) programs, according to a report released today. In Cuba Russian Exhibition Highlights Environmental Protection http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7530&SEO=in-cuba-russian-exhibition-highlights-environmental-protection 29 de diciembre de 2016, 12:58By Jorge Petinaud Russian Minister Confirms Anomaly in Crashed Plane http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7525&SEO=russian-minister-confirms-anomaly-in-crashed-plane Moscow, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) Russian Transport Minister, Maxim Sokolov, has confirmed anomalies aboard the TU-154 plane, which fell into the sea 70 seconds after take-off from the airport at the resort of Sochi. Putin Announces Ceasefire and Reduction of Russian Troops in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7524&SEO=putin-announces-ceasefire-and-reduction-of-russian-troops-in-syria Moscow, Dec 29(Prensa Latina) The Russian President, Vladimar Putin, has today announced an agreement between the government and the opposition in Syria to cease hostilities. The number of Russian troops in Syria will also be reduced. China's Unmanned Submersibles Descend 10,000 Metres Underwater http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7523&SEO=chinas-unmanned-submersibles-descend-10000-metres-underwater 29 de diciembre de 2016, 10:52Beijing, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) Three Chinese unmanned deep-sea devices descended over 10,000 metres underwater and successfully completed sea tests in the Pacific Ocean marking a major step in the country''s deep-sea research, researchers said. China Challenges US Inclusion of Chinese Companies in Black List http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7521&SEO=china-challenges-us-inclusion-of-chinese-companies-in-black-list Beijing, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) China''s Ministry of Commerce said today that the USA blacklist that includes Chinese companies is irresponsible and non-objective. Brazilian Government Invests Millions in Building Prisons http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7520&SEO=brazilian-government-invests-millions-in-building-prisons Brasilia, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian government is investing 1,200 billion reais (365 million dollars) in the construction of prisons and the modernization of the penal system, said presidential spokesman Alexandre Parola. World's Highest Bridge: Latest Feat of Chinese Engineering http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7519&SEO=worlds-highest-bridge-latest-feat-of-chinese-engineering Beijing, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) The Beipanjiang bridge, the highest in the world stands 565 meters above Nizhu river cannon and connects the southern provinces of Yunnan and Guizhou,and was opened to traffic today as another sucess of this nation. First Angolan President Neto is Awarded the Nelson Mandela Prize http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7518&SEO=first-angolan-president-neto-is-awarded-the-nelson-mandela-prize Luanda, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) Angola''s first president, Agosthino Neto, has been posthumously awarded a Mandela Prize for Audacity 2016, according to local media. US Judge Orders Preservation of CIA Torture Report http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7515&SEO=us-judge-orders-preservation-of-cia-torture-report Washington, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina)U.S. District Court Judge Royce Lamberth issued the order Wednesday, of the report that describes the abuses and tortures that the CIA gave to those suspected of being terrorrists. World's Oldest Male Panda Pan Pan Dies at 31 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7512&SEO=worlds-oldest-male-panda-pan-pan-dies-at-31 Beijing, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) Pan Pan, the world''s oldest male panda, died this Wenesday at 31 of cancer in south-west China''s Sichuan Province on Wednesday. Five Dead in Attack in China's Xinjiang http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7511&SEO=five-dead-in-attack-in-chinas-xinjiang 29 de diciembre de 2016, 07:50Beijing,Dec 29 (Prensa Latina)A total of 5 persons died when 3 Attackers drove a vehicle into a building in China''s far western region of Xinjiang, setting off an explosive device and using knives to kill two people before all three of the terrorist assailants were shot dead according to the Ministry of Public Security. Portuguese Former President in Critical Condition http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7492&SEO=portuguese-former-president-in-critical-condition 28 de diciembre de 2016, 13:20Lisbon, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Portuguese former president Mario Soares (92 years old) is still on critical health condition and in a deep coma, at the Red Cross Hospital in Lisbon. Mexican Navy Rescues Fishermen in Yucatan Coast http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7482&SEO=mexican-navy-rescues-fishermen-in-yucatan-coast 28 de diciembre de 2016, 11:18Mexico, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Officials from the Marine Secretariat-Mexican Navy (Semar) rescued four people whose boat was reported missing since December 25, was announced today. Literacy Campaign Makes Progress in El Salvador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7478&SEO=literacy-campaign-makes-progress-in-el-salvador 28 de diciembre de 2016, 10:39San Salvador, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Education authorities in El Salvador declared 18 municipalities Free of Illiteracy in 2016, with which already amounted to 67 in that condition and more than 30,000 people benefited. Mozambique Political Groups Announces Seven Day Truce http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7475&SEO=mozambique-political-groups-announces-seven-day-truce 28 de diciembre de 2016, 10:19Maputo,Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) The seven day truce agreed between the opposition Resistencia Nacional Mozambicana (Renamo) and the governing Frente de Liberación de Mozambique (Frelimo)brings hopes of permanent peace to the country. India Arrests Smugglers With More Than 70 Poisonous Snakes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7472&SEO=india-arrests-smugglers-with-more-than-70-poisonous-snakes 28 de diciembre de 2016, 09:43New Delhi, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Police in the western Indian state of Maharashtra arrested two smugglers hiding more than 70 poisonous snakes in boxes to extract their poison and sell it, NDTV reported. Longest East-West High-Speed Railroad Operating in China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7471&SEO=longest-east-west-high-speed-railroad-operating-in-china 28 de diciembre de 2016, 09:41Beijing, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) China inaugurated today one of the longest high-speed railways in the world, that will link the prosperous east coast with the least developed region in the southwest. China Launches High Resolution Remote Sensing Satellites http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7470&SEO=china-launches-high-resolution-remote-sensing-satellites 28 de diciembre de 2016, 09:40Beijing, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) China launched a pair of 0.5-meter high-resolution remote sensing satellites from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in Shanxi Province today. Syria Takes Measures to Face Drinking Water Shortage http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7469&SEO=syria-takes-measures-to-face-drinking-water-shortage 28 de diciembre de 2016, 09:24Damascus, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian government took today emergency measures in response to the shortage of drinking water due to the terrorist sabotage of the sources of supply in the Ein Fijeh area, 35 kilometers north of Damascus. Vietnam Promotes Greater Care for the Elderly http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7467&SEO=vietnam-promotes-greater-care-for-the-elderly Hanoi, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam promotes a greater attention to the elderly, who now represent almost 11 percent of the total population, showing a rapid aging. China for Peaceful Use of Outer Space http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7434&SEO=china-for-peaceful-use-of-outer-space Beijing, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) China has reaffirmed today its commitment to the peaceful use of outer space and its rejection of its use for military ends and the arms race. Guyana Pays Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7433&SEO=guyana-pays-tribute-to-fidel-castro Georgetown, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) A tribute to the recently deceased historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, marked the 5th Meeting of Cuban Residents in Guyana, a diplomatic reported source today. China Defines Conditions of Environmental Crimes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7430&SEO=china-defines-conditions-of-environmental-crimes Beijing, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) The Supreme People''s Court (TPS) and the Supreme People''s Procuratorate (FPS) have defined 18 types of ''serious environmental pollution'' , which will be considered crimes against the environment, according to the highest judicial Chinese bodies. Philippines Authorities Assess Typhoon Damage http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7427&SEO=philippines-authorities-assess-typhoon-damage Manila, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) Philippine authorities are assessing the damage caused by typhoon Nock-Ten, which has led to at least six deaths and 18 missing, as well as forcing the evacuation of 429,000 people. Donetsk Republic Returns Two Prisoners to Ukraine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7426&SEO=donetsk-republic-returns-two-prisoners-to-ukraine 27 de diciembre de 2016, 09:34Kiev, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) In a gesture of goodwill, the authorities of the self-proclaimed Donetsk Republic handed over two prisoners today to the head of the Ukrainian social organization ''Corps of Officials'', Vladimir Ruban. French Ministry Calls to Step Up Precautions Against Flu Epidemic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7423&SEO=french-ministry-calls-to-step-up-precautions-against-flu-epidemic Paris, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) The French Health Ministry has called on the population to step up precautions and preventive measures to counteract the spread of seasonal flu, which is a characteristic of the winter season. Evo Morales Highlights Importance of Strengthening Health System http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7402&SEO=evo-morales-highlights-importance-of-strengthening-health-system La Paz, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) The President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, highlighted today the importance of strengthening the system of national health so that the citizens do not travel abroad,to receive medical attention. Salvadorian Police Reinforces Security for New Year Celebrations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7392&SEO=salvadorian-police-reinforces-security-for-new-year-celebrations San Salvador, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) The holiday season continues in El Salvador and the National Civil Police (PNC) are maintaining operations today to guarantee the tranquility of the city. Death of George Michael Remains Unexplained http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7391&SEO=death-of-george-michael-remains-unexplained London, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) British pop singer and songwriter George Michael has died at the age of 53 at his home in London; the cause of death is unknown. 300 Evacuated in Buenos Aires Due to Heavy Rains http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7389&SEO=300-evacuated-in-buenos-aires-due-to-heavy-rains Buenos Aires, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) Heavy rains in the last hours has lead to more than 300 people being evacuated in Pergamino, in the north of Buenos Aires, due to the overflow of a river. Egyptian Government to Solve Shortage of Medicines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7388&SEO=egyptian-government-to-solve-shortage-of-medicines Cairo, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) The Egyptian government plans to end the current shortage of medicines that is affecting the country through a plan already agreed with international suppliers. Cuban President Sends Condolence Message to Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7387&SEO=cuban-president-sends-condolence-message-to-russia Moscow, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro has expressed his deepest condolences to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin after the recent tragic plane crash in the Black Sea, in which 92 people were killed. New Specie of Desert Bees Discovered http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7385&SEO=new-specie-of-desert-bees-discovered Washington, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) US entomologist Zach Portman has identified nine new species of bee, two of which are quite similar to ants, Utah State University has reported today. Syria: 21 Civilians Killed by Terrorists in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7383&SEO=syria-21-civilians-killed-by-terrorists-in-aleppo Damascus, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) Syrian authorities are currently trying to identify 21 bodies of civilians killed by terrorists before the city of Aleppo was evacuated. Chicago: Seven Killed in Violence Over Christmas Weekend http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7382&SEO=chicago-seven-killed-in-violence-over-christmas-weekend Washington, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) Over the Christmas weekend in Chicago, seven people were reportedly killed and 20 injured as a result of street violence, according to the Chicago police department. Plane Carrying Remains of TU-154 Victims Lands in Moscow http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7380&SEO=plane-carrying-remains-of-tu-154-victims-lands-in-moscow 26 de diciembre de 2016, 08:39Moscow, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) A Russian military transport plane has brought to this capital 10 dead bodies and 84 fragments of people who were on board the crashed TU-154 in Sochi, amidst the national mourning of the nation. Chileans return home after tsunami alert eased http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7377&SEO=chileans-return-home-after-tsunami-alert-eased Santiago de Chile, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) Over 4,000 people returned home and are coping today with their daily routine after a tsunami alert was eased following a powerful earthquake that shook southern Chile on Sunday morning. Colombia Warns About the Effect of El Nino Phenomenon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7371&SEO=colombia-warns-about-the-effect-of-el-nino-phenomenon Bogota, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) The director of the Unit for the Management of Disaster Risk, Carlos Iván Márquez, today called for extreme precaution measures against the arrival in Colombia of the El Niño weather phenomenon, which accentuates drought conditions. China Passes Traditional Medicine Law http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7364&SEO=china-passes-traditional-medicine-law Beijing, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) A Law on Traditional Chinese Medicine was passed today during the closing of a seven-day session of the Standing Committee of the National People''s Congress (NPC). WHO Congratulates Angola for ending Yellow Fever Epidemic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7360&SEO=who-congratulates-angola-for-ending-yellow-fever-epidemic Luanda, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) congratulated Angola for the end of the Yellow Fever epidemic, which was considered the biggest of the continent in 30 years, highlighted the media today. El Alto is the City of the Future, Says Bolivian Vice-president http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7358&SEO=el-alto-is-the-city-of-the-future-says-bolivian-vice-president La Paz, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) El Alto, the youngest city in Bolivia, will bring together the best specialists in nuclear medicine, Vice-president Álvaro García Linera declared, referring to the investments currently carried out by the state in that city. Regions in Philippines Affected by Nearing Typhoon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7339&SEO=regions-in-philippines-affected-by-nearing-typhoon Manila, Dec 24 (Prensa Latina) Philippinean authorities oriented today to thousands of persons to evacuate to safe places before nearing typhoon Nock-ten, which is expected to touch territory in Island Catanduanes tomorrow morning passing then to ravage Luzon, the biggest island of the archipelago. Ageing Population, a World Reality http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7338&SEO=ageing-population-a-world-reality Havana, Dec 24 (Prensa Latina) The accelerated ageing process in peoples around the world is more than enough reason for societies and scientific community of the world to join efforts to face together with intelligence that reality. WHO Reports Effectiveness of First Vaccine Against Ebola http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7316&SEO=who-reports-effectiveness-of-first-vaccine-against-ebola 23 de diciembre de 2016, 12:08Geneva, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) today announced the effectiveness of the clinical trials of the first vaccine against Ebola, whose last outbreak claimed more than 11,000 lives. More Than 5,000 Migrants Killed in the Mediterranean this Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7315&SEO=more-than-5000-migrants-killed-in-the-mediterranean-this-year 23 de diciembre de 2016, 11:56Geneva, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The number of migrants killed in the Mediterranean since the beginning of the year rose to five thousand, after two shipwrecks yesterday claimed one hundred victims, according to humanitarian organizations. Consequences of the War in Aleppo, Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7313&SEO=consequences-of-the-war-in-aleppo-syria 23 de diciembre de 2016, 11:55Damascus, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The dramatic consequences of the four-year war imposed on Syria, particularly in Aleppo, are slowly being revealed, according to figures released by the authorities today. France Dismantles Drug Trafficking Ring in Marseilles http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7311&SEO=france-dismantles-drug-trafficking-ring-in-marseilles 23 de diciembre de 2016, 11:54Paris, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) French authorities have dismantled a drug trafficking ring in the southern city of Marseille and seized 30 kilograms of narcotics, police sources reported today. Three Migrants Injured in France During Police Chase http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7307&SEO=three-migrants-injured-in-france-during-police-chase Paris, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Three migrants were injured in France, one of them seriously, when they jumped from a truck that was being chased by the police, local press reports. Ecuador: Less Tourism in Esmeraldas After Earthquake http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7306&SEO=ecuador-less-tourism-in-esmeraldas-after-earthquake Quito, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Tourism in Esmeraldas, Ecuador''s coastal province, has been affected by a reduction in visits to recreation facilities and sites, following the earthquake that took place five days ago and the many aftershocks which have continued to affect the region. Cuba for Greater Cooperation With Vietnam http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7304&SEO=cuba-for-greater-cooperation-with-vietnam Hanoi, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban consul in Ho Chi Minh City, Bernabé García, today declared that Cuba would promote cooperation, in tourism, medicine, biotechnology and agro-forestry, with the Vietnamese region of Mekong Delta. Italy Confirms Death in Milan of Berlin Truck Attack Terrorist http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7302&SEO=italy-confirms-death-in-milan-of-berlin-truck-attack-terrorist Rome, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The Italian Interior Minister, Marco Minitti confirmed that Anis Amri, the Tunisian citizen wanted for the terrorist truck attack in Berlin was shot dead during an exchange of gunfire with police in Milan. Venezuela: Toys Confiscated From Kreisel Company to Be Distributed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7301&SEO=venezuela-toys-confiscated-from-kreisel-company-to-be-distributed Caracas, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The Local Committees for Supply and Production (CLAP, in Spanish) will today distribute the second lot of toys confiscated by the National Superintendence for the Defense of Socioeconomic Rights (Sundde) from the company Kreisel. Angola to Announce End of Yellow Fever Epidemic Today http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7300&SEO=angola-to-announce-end-of-yellow-fever-epidemic-today Luanda, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The Angolan government will today announce the end of the yellow fever epidemic in the country, which had put the health system on a state of high alert and threatened to become a global problem when it spread to the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo. USA: Anti-nuclear Groups Alarmed by Message from Donald Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7299&SEO=usa-anti-nuclear-groups-alarmed-by-message-from-donald-trump Washington, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) A message published on Twitter by US President-elect Donald Trump keeps alarmed the international community and groups defending control over nuclear weapons. Libyan Airliner Is Hijacked and Diverted to Malta http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7298&SEO=libyan-airliner-is-hijacked-and-diverted-to-malta Rome, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Malta Prime Minister Joseph Muscat,confirmed today the arrival of a plane with 82 men, 28 women and one infant for a total of 111 on board. Pakistan to Release 439 Indian Fishermen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7297&SEO=pakistan-to-release-439-indian-fishermen 23 de diciembre de 2016, 08:20Islamabad, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Despite the increse in bilateral tensions. Pakistan will release 439 Indian fishermen that were capture for fishing in territorial waters. Vietnam to Open First Space Observatory in Nha Trang http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7296&SEO=vietnam-to-open-first-space-observatory-in-nha-trang 23 de diciembre de 2016, 07:53Hanoi, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam will open the country''s first space observatory in the central resort town of Nha Trang in Khanh Hoa province, early next year. 663 Villages in Beijing Replace Coal With Cleaner Energy in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7295&SEO=663-villages-in-beijing-replace-coal-with-cleaner-energy-in-2016 23 de diciembre de 2016, 07:34Beijing, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) 663 villages in Beijing had replaced coal with clean energy, the Beijing Municipal Commission of Rural Affairs said Thursday. Bolivian Minister Opens Hemodialysis Ward for Children http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7290&SEO=bolivian-minister-opens-hemodialysis-ward-for-children 22 de diciembre de 2016, 16:58La Paz, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Minister of Health Ariana Campero opened today a hemodialysis ward at the Hospital del Niño in this city, which will benefit patients with kidney failure. Cuban Educators Ratify Commitment to Fidel's Legacy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7270&SEO=cuban-educators-ratify-commitment-to-fidels-legacy Havana, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s education minister, Ena Elsa Velázquez, today reaffirmed the commitment of teachers to the legacy of the eternal Commander-in-Chief, Fidel Castro. Serbia in Military Agreement with Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7269&SEO=serbia-in-military-agreement-with-russia Belgrade, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) An agreement for Russia to supply modern combat aircraft and other weapons to Serbia is being widely discussed by politicians, experts and the media. Angola: Too Many Weapons in Private Hands http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7264&SEO=angola-too-many-weapons-in-private-hands 22 de diciembre de 2016, 09:55Luanda, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) Lieutenant General Mateus Gaspar, Angola''s chief armament and technical director for the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) has said that private security companies have too many weapons of war in their possession. Cuban Scientific Delegation Concludes Visit to US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7263&SEO=cuban-scientific-delegation-concludes-visit-to-us Havana, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) A delegation from the Cuban Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA) headed by the first deputy minister Fernando González, have concluded a two-day visit to the United States, where they reached important agreements. Cubans Celebrate Educator's Day and Victory Over Illiteracy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7262&SEO=cubans-celebrate-educators-day-and-victory-over-illiteracy Havana, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) Students, teachers and executives from around the country celebrate today the Educator''s Day, commemorating the 55th anniversary of Cuba being declared territory free of Illiteracy by the historical leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro. Six Persons Injured in Gas Blast Near Kolomenskaya Station in Moscow http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7261&SEO=six-persons-injured-in-gas-blast-near-kolomenskaya-station-in-moscow Moscow, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) The gas blast took place near Kolomenskaya metro station in southern Moscow early Thursday and at least 6 persons were injured in the incident, according to Yulia Ivanova from the investigation team. Alcohol Poisoning Death Toll in Russian City Rises to 64 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7257&SEO=alcohol-poisoning-death-toll-in-russian-city-rises-to-64 22 de diciembre de 2016, 08:01Moscow, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) In Irkutsk, where the poisoning bath concentrate lotion Â'' Bayarshik Â'' has killed 64 people, in the case of fatal poisoning with counterfeit vodka, according to official sources. China Launches Satellite to Monitor Global Carbon Emissions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7256&SEO=china-launches-satellite-to-monitor-global-carbon-emissions 22 de diciembre de 2016, 07:37Beijing, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) China launched a carbon dioxide monitoring satellite via a Long March-2D rocket from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China''s Gobi Desert at 3:22 a.m. Thursday. Siberia Reaches Temperatures of Minus 62 Degrees Celsius http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7241&SEO=siberia-reaches-temperatures-of-minus-62-degrees-celsius 21 de diciembre de 2016, 13:05Moscow, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Yes, everyone knows about the raw Russian cold, but even for the Siberians it was amazing when their thermometers were unable to register the minus 62 degrees Celsius reached today in the city of Yurga, Kemerovo province. Insufficient Nitric Oxide in the Brain May Cause Alzheimer's http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7233&SEO=insufficient-nitric-oxide-in-the-brain-may-cause-alzheimers 21 de diciembre de 2016, 10:58London, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Portuguese experts reveal in a study published today that a lack of nitric oxide (NO) in the brain can cause Alzheimer''s, a disease that affects about 47 million people worldwide. Toxic Smog Covers Most of China for Five Days in a Row http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7232&SEO=toxic-smog-covers-most-of-china-for-five-days-in-a-row Beijing, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Residents of more than 24 Chinese cities, mainly in the north and center of the country, today saw their usual life hit, for the five days in a row, by a dense and toxic fog covering vast areas of the territory. Cuba Defends International Cooperation Without Conditions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7230&SEO=cuba-defends-international-cooperation-without-conditions Havana, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba defends the principle of international cooperation without economic, political and social conditions that will imply interference in internal affairs or undermines sovereignty of a country. Chief of Russian Duma Defense Committee Receives Cuban Ambassador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7229&SEO=chief-of-russian-duma-defense-committee-receives-cuban-ambassador 21 de diciembre de 2016, 10:10Moscow, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The chief of the State Duma Defense Committee (Russian lower house), Vladimir Shamanov, welcomed the Cuban ambassador to the country, Emilio Lozada Garcia, diplomatic sources reported today. 32 Dead and 69 Wounded in Explosion in Mexican Market http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7228&SEO=32-dead-and-69-wounded-in-explosion-in-mexican-market Mexico, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) At least 32 people were killed and 69 wounded by burns, the result of a series of explosions that occurred yesterday in the traditional pyrotechnic market of San Pablito, the largest of its kind in Mexico. Angola: 80 Percent of Collected Weapons Were Delivered Voluntarily http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7226&SEO=angola-80-percent-of-collected-weapons-were-delivered-voluntarily Luanda, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The Deputy Director of Interior Order of the Angolan National Police, Francisco Cardoso, today assured that almost 104,000 weapons were collected, and that the 80 percent were voluntarily delivered by the population. Extremists Hinder Again Evacuation in Aleppo, Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7224&SEO=extremists-hinder-again-evacuation-in-aleppo-syria Damascus, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Disagreements and clashes between terrorist groups have again put an end to the evacuation process of the eastern districts of the Syrian city of Aleppo, military sources reported. Bolivian Justice Requests US Extradition of Wanted Opposition Leaders http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7222&SEO=bolivian-justice-requests-us-extradition-of-wanted-opposition-leaders La Paz, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Opposition leader and former president Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada and his closest collaborators are expected to return to Bolivia to report their actions to justice, political and judicial officials declare today. China for Optimizing Traditional Medicine Safety http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7221&SEO=china-for-optimizing-traditional-medicine-safety 21 de diciembre de 2016, 09:13Beijing, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina)Chinese lawmakers have called for stricter management of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) production. Legislators discussed a draft law on TCM, tabled for a third reading at the ongoing bimonthly session of the National People''s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, and agreed that the quality and safety of TCM materials should be ensured with improved regulations. Seismic and Geological Issues on the Agenda for Cuba-USA Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7219&SEO=seismic-and-geological-issues-on-the-agenda-for-cuba-usa-cooperation Washington, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the United States signed in this capital a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the exchange of information on seismic records and related geological information. Cuba, USA Cooperate to Conserve Protected Land Areas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7208&SEO=cuba-usa-cooperate-to-conserve-protected-land-areas Washington, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the United States signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation and Exchange in Conservation of Wildlife and Protected National Land Areas. Some 30,000 People Affected by Mysterious Disease in Pakistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7196&SEO=some-30000-people-affected-by-mysterious-disease-in-pakistan 20 de diciembre de 2016, 11:38Islamabad, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Health authorities in the southern Pakistani province of Sindh are on alert for the spread of a mysterious disease that has infected about 30,000 people in a month, causing joint pain and fever. Canadian Arctic Used to be Hot http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7195&SEO=canadian-arctic-used-to-be-hot 20 de diciembre de 2016, 11:25London, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) A US research into the remains of a Canadian Arctic bird indicates that 90 million years ago the temperature in the region was warm, said an article published today. Erdogan: Assassination of Russian Ambassador is a Provocation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7190&SEO=erdogan-assassination-of-russian-ambassador-is-a-provocation Ankara, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sent his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, his condolences for the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey. World Groundwater Depletion Linked to Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7189&SEO=world-groundwater-depletion-linked-to-climate-change La Habana, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The volume of usable water in the world is declining due to intense droughts and other problems related to climate change, according to Ibrahim Plaza, a specialist at the Cuban Business Group for Hydraulic Use Arrest Made for Shots Fired at US Embassy in Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7187&SEO=arrest-made-for-shots-fired-at-us-embassy-in-turkey Ankara, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Turkish police have arrested today a man who is suspected of firing several times at the US embassy in the capital just a few hours after the Russian ambassador was killed. Syria and Cuba Increase Cooperation in Several Sectors http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7186&SEO=syria-and-cuba-increase-cooperation-in-several-sectors 20 de diciembre de 2016, 10:00Damascus, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian minister of Industry, Ahmad al Hamu, has had talks with the Cuban ambassador in Damascus, Rogerio Santana, on ways to boost cooperation in the pharmaceutical, agricultural and food industries. Classes Suspended Until January 2017 in Ecuador Due to Quake http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7185&SEO=classes-suspended-until-january-2017-in-ecuador-due-to-quake Quito, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Ecuadorian authorities have decided to suspend classes until January 3rd 2017 in the province of Esmeraldas, which has been struck by an 5.7 earthquake, leaving three dead due to cardiac arrest and causing major damage. Terror, Syria Issue Bring Together, Russia, Turkey and Iran in Moscow http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7184&SEO=terror-syria-issue-bring-together-russia-turkey-and-iran-in-moscow Moscow, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) A few hours after the shocking assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, the foreign ministers of Russia, Turkey and Iran are meeting here to discuss the fight against terrorism and the Syrian conflict. WWF Reports 163 New Species in Mekong Region http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7179&SEO=wwf-reports-163-new-species-in-mekong-region Washington, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) A group of 163 species, including nine amphibians and 14 reptiles, were discovered this year in the Mekong region, one of the areas with most biodiversity in the world, said a WWF report. Quakes Shake Ecuadorian Province of Esmeraldas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7151&SEO=quakes-shake-ecuadorian-province-of-esmeraldas 19 de diciembre de 2016, 11:04Quito, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) At least five earthquakes have shaken the province of Esmeraldas, located in the coastal region of Ecuador. China and Australia Agree to Cooperate on Oceanic Research http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7150&SEO=china-and-australia-agree-to-cooperate-on-oceanic-research 19 de diciembre de 2016, 10:43Beijing, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) China and Australia have agreed to collaborate on oceanic research in the southern hemisphere, official media reported on Monday. Lugansk Defense Forces Thwart Ukrainian Troop Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7149&SEO=lugansk-defense-forces-thwart-ukrainian-troop-attack 19 de diciembre de 2016, 10:42Kiev, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) Lugansk''s self-defense forces have thwarted an attack by Ukrainian troops killing 10 people and wounding 20, according to sources from the republic. Syria Demands That UN Implement Resolutions Against Terror http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7147&SEO=syria-demands-that-un-implement-resolutions-against-terror Damascus, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has sent a diplomatic note to the United Nations and the President of the Security Council asking them to implement their resolutions against terrorism, according media reports. Cuban First Deputy Minister of Science and Technology to Visit USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7146&SEO=cuban-first-deputy-minister-of-science-and-technology-to-visit-usa Havana, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s first deputy minister of Science, Technology and Environment (Citma), Fernando González, will visit the United States on December 20th and 21st, the National foreign ministry confirmed today. Jamaica promotes well-being of women and girls http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7138&SEO=jamaica-promotes-well-being-of-women-and-girls 18 de diciembre de 2016, 13:09Kingston, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Jamaica is working to improve the health and well-being of women and girls by implementing specific social programs to tackle their most common issues, praised the U.N. Secretary on HIV/AIDS, Dr. Eward Greene. Back in Cuba Medical Team that Helped Haiti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7126&SEO=back-in-cuba-medical-team-that-helped-haiti Havana, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) After two months of tireless humanitarian work in Haiti, a country ravaged by hurricane Matthew, a team of doctors of the Henry Reeve Medical Brigade, has returned to Cuba. Russian University Welcomes around 600 Latin American Students http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7124&SEO=russian-university-welcomes-around-600-latin-american-students Moscow, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) As a priority, Russia is opening its educational centers, especially the Peoples'' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN), to the enrollment of students from Latin America, Africa and Asia. New Step Extends Vietnam-Cuba Economic Links http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7122&SEO=new-step-extends-vietnam-cuba-economic-links Hanoi, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Relations between Vietnam and Cuba were extended with a new agreement signed by companies of the biotechnology sector, as a step that confirms the progress towards the objective of rising the economic relations to the excellent level of their political links. A Four-Gene Cocktail Delays Ageing Process in Mice http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7115&SEO=a-four-gene-cocktail-delays-ageing-process-in-mice Washington, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) U.S, scientists proved in lab mice a cocktail with four genes that proved to delay ageing of cells, published today Cell journal. Mexican PT alerts on Imminent Privatization of Social Security http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7114&SEO=mexican-pt-alerts-on-imminent-privatization-of-social-security 17 de diciembre de 2016, 11:07Mexico, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) The national leadership of the Work Party (PT) warned about the imminent privatization of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) and the risk it implies today for the health of Mexicans. Scientists from 11 Countries to Attend EZLN Meeting in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7109&SEO=scientists-from-11-countries-to-attend-ezln-meeting-in-mexico 17 de diciembre de 2016, 00:18Mexico, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) The Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) reported that 11 countries have confirmed SO FAR their presence at the meeting of the Zapatistas and ConCiencias por la Humanidad, to be held in the Mexican state of Chiapas. Turkey to Cooperate with Iran in Evacuating Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7087&SEO=turkey-to-cooperate-with-iran-in-evacuating-aleppo Ankara, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Turkish prime minister, Binali Yildrim has talked by telephone today with the first deputy president of Iran, Eshaq Jahangiri to offer his help in search of a solution for the evacuation of the Syrian city of Aleppo. FAO Discusses Rural Women's Role http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7081&SEO=fao-discusses-rural-womens-role Rome, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The potential of rural women to tackle world hunger and poverty is the theme in Rome, today, of a high-level event sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Iran Reiterates Need to Stop Arms Supply to Syrian Opposition http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7080&SEO=iran-reiterates-need-to-stop-arms-supply-to-syrian-opposition Tehran, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Iran reiterated today that the Syrian crisis will end when the West and Arab countries of the Persian Gulf stop supporting and supplying weapons to opponents whose setbacks in Aleppo have now triggered nervousness in their sponsors. Robotic Industry Grows in China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7077&SEO=robotic-industry-grows-in-china Beijing, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) - Chinese experts have stressed the rapid growth of the Chinese robotics industry, which sold 19,000 robots in the first half of the year. Pope Francis Meets President Santos and Uribe in the Vatican http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7076&SEO=pope-francis-meets-president-santos-and-uribe-in-the-vatican Bogota, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis met Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and former president Alvaro Uribe today, who have been distanced due to their disagreement over the peace process with the FARC-EP, according to Colombian news reports. Syrian Reporter Imprisoned in Turkey Transferred to Hospital http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7075&SEO=syrian-reporter-imprisoned-in-turkey-transferred-to-hospital 16 de diciembre de 2016, 09:07Damascus, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Hosni Mahli, a correspondent for the Syrian News Agency (SANA) has been transferred to hospital after interrogation at Turkish police headquarters, local media reports today. Syria: Armed Extremists Break Agreement and Stop Leaving Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7070&SEO=syria-armed-extremists-break-agreement-and-stop-leaving-aleppo 16 de diciembre de 2016, 07:23Aleppo, Syria, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The armed extremists refused to return the soldiers they have kidnapped, shot the evacuation corridor in Ramuseh and suspended the evacuation of those remaining in Aleppo, military sources told Prensa Latina today. US Drug Companies Accused of Price Fixing http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7066&SEO=us-drug-companies-accused-of-price-fixing Washington, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Attorney Generals from 20 US states accused today six drug companies of planning price fixing of an antibiotic and a drug against diabetes. Greenepeace: Coasts of the Gulf of Mexico Contaminated http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7064&SEO=greenepeace-coasts-of-the-gulf-of-mexico-contaminated Mexico, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The coasts of the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea and the Yucatan Peninsula are contaminated with plaguicides, because of the agriculture model in Mexico, alerted environmental organization Greenpeace Thursday here. Images of Cuba Among Best of 2016 in National Geographic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7049&SEO=images-of-cuba-among-best-of-2016-in-national-geographic Havana, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Three images of Cuba are included in a 52-photograph selection described as the best by the magazine National Geographic in 2016. ALER Rejects Actions Against Venezuela in MERCOSUR http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7037&SEO=aler-rejects-actions-against-venezuela-in-mercosur San Salvador, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The Latin American Association of Radio Education (ALER) has said that the decision by MERCOSUR members to temporarily suspend Venezuela as a member, contradicts the spirit of integration of this mechanism. Saudi Kingdom Will Continue Offensive in Yemen, Rejects Interference http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7036&SEO=saudi-kingdom-will-continue-offensive-in-yemen-rejects-interference 15 de diciembre de 2016, 09:40Riyadh, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia will maintain the military option against the Houthis rebels of Ansar Allah in Yemen and is determined to prevent any ''external interference'' in the affairs of the neighboring country, highlighted official circles today. UN Coordinator to Visit Cuban Areas Affected by Hurricane Matthew http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7035&SEO=un-coordinator-to-visit-cuban-areas-affected-by-hurricane-matthew Guantanamo, Cuba Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Cuba, Myrta Kaulard, will visit some of the territories affected by Hurricane Matthew last October. First Armed Terrorists Start Leaving Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7033&SEO=first-armed-terrorists-start-leaving-aleppo Aleppo, Syria, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The first groups of armed terrorists started leaving Ramuseh, Aleppo, today morning, after the last negotiations come to fruition. Ambassadors Highlight ALBA Anniversary before the Dominican Press http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7030&SEO=ambassadors-highlight-alba-anniversary-before-the-dominican-press Santo Domingo, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The ambassadors of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America - Peoples Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) highlighted the achievements of the integration group in the Dominican press. Lebanon, US Talk About Terrorism, Refugees and Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6998&SEO=lebanon-us-talk-about-terrorism-refugees-and-aleppo Beirut, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) US Undersecretary of State for Middle Eastern Affairs, Anne Patterson analyzed today the situation of Syrian refugees in Lebanon at times of systematic terrorist activity and worsening of the situation in Aleppo. China Allocates Relief Fund for Victims in Disaster Areas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6997&SEO=china-allocates-relief-fund-for-victims-in-disaster-areas Beijing, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) China''s finance and civil affairs ministries allocated 5,705 million yuan, or 826.3 million dollars, to support residents in disaster-stricken regions. Electricity for Mexican Subway to be Produced with Solid Waste http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6996&SEO=electricity-for-mexican-subway-to-be-produced-with-solid-waste Mexico City, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The solid urban waste generated in Mexico City will be used to generate electricity and meet the demands of the subway, it was known today. Russian University of Friendship with the Peoples Honors Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6992&SEO=russian-university-of-friendship-with-the-peoples-honors-fidel-castro Moscow, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Students and professors of the Faculty of Foreign Languages of the University of Friendship with Peoples paid tribute to Fidel Castro Ruz. Russia Denounces Attack on Aleppo Evacuation Column http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6991&SEO=russia-denounces-attack-on-aleppo-evacuation-column 14 de diciembre de 2016, 09:05Moscow, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Center for Reconciliation of the parties in conflict in Syria denounced today the attack in eastern Aleppo against a column aimed at evacuating armed renegades to the neighboring province of Idlib. Vietnam to Strengthen Cooperation to Help Victims of Remnants of War http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6989&SEO=vietnam-to-strengthen-cooperation-to-help-victims-of-remnants-of-war 14 de diciembre de 2016, 09:02Hanoi, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam intends to strengthen cooperation to help the victims of bombs and mines left over from the war against this country, a topic at a conference between the government and an international NGO. Investigation Ongoing on Aggression Against Mexican Senator http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6988&SEO=investigation-ongoing-on-aggression-against-mexican-senator Mexico, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The Attorney General''s Office (PGR) is investigating the acts of violence against the Olympic senator and Olympic medalist Ana Gabriela Guevara, who was beaten on the Mexico-Toluca highway. About 75 Percent of Americans Support Relations with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6985&SEO=about-75-percent-of-americans-support-relations-with-cuba Washington, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) About 75 percent of Americans have favored the normalization of relations between the United States and Cuba, and 73 percent have supported an end to the economic blockade on the island, according to a Pew Research Center polling. Panamanians Demand National Mourning for Victims of US Aggression http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6960&SEO=panamanians-demand-national-mourning-for-victims-of-us-aggression 13 de diciembre de 2016, 12:13Panama, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The Polo Ciudadano organization today demanded that Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela declare December 20th a day of National Mourning in memory of the victims of the US invasion in 1989. Cuba Rejects Double Standards of Some Arms Producing Nations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6959&SEO=cuba-rejects-double-standards-of-some-arms-producing-nations Geneva, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Rodolfo Benitez, head of the Cuban delegation to the Fifth Review Conference of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons has released a statement, which says that Cuba rejects the double standard of some weapon-producing countries, who produce weapons that have devastating effects, but at the same time try to limit the purchase of less sophisticated weapons for self-defense purposes. More Than a Thousand Persons Receive Legal Status in Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6955&SEO=more-than-a-thousand-persons-receive-legal-status-in-damascus 13 de diciembre de 2016, 10:46Damascus, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Syrian authorities have today legalized the social status of 1,500 people in Kanaker, Damascus province, as part of the broad national reconciliation process. Ecuador Praises Cuban Achievements in Human Rights http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6951&SEO=ecuador-praises-cuban-achievements-in-human-rights 13 de diciembre de 2016, 10:41 Quito, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The Association of Cuban Residents in Ecuador (Acure) has highlighted the achievements of the island in the field of human rights. UN Increases Emergency Funds Request http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6947&SEO=un-increases-emergency-funds-request United Nations, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, will make his annual request for funds for the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), a mechanism that is aimed at alleviating suffering caused by conflicts and disasters. Millions of US Citizens would Lose Health Insurance without Obamacare http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6938&SEO=millions-of-us-citizens-would-lose-health-insurance-without-obamacare Washington, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Some 52 million US citizens under 65 years old with pre-existing health problems could remain without health insurance if the health legislation known as Obamacare is eliminated, said a report today. Captured Terrorist Confesses Crimes in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6920&SEO=captured-terrorist-confesses-crimes-in-aleppo 12 de diciembre de 2016, 12:55Damascus, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Yousef Fahd Deeb, a terrorist who was captured in Aleppo when he tried to escape with a group of civilians, has confessed today that extremists fighting in the city are receiving full support from Turkey. Strict Alert in Costa Rica to Prevent Deaths From Influenza http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6916&SEO=strict-alert-in-costa-rica-to-prevent-deaths-from-influenza 12 de diciembre de 2016, 12:24San Jose, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican health authorities are today maintaining strict monitoring and alert protocols to prevent further deaths from the seasonal influenza virus, which has already killed 10 this year. Agreement with Cuba is a Strong EU Statement, Mogherini Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6914&SEO=agreement-with-cuba-is-a-strong-eu-statement-mogherini-says Brussels, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) has issued a strong statement today after signing the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement with Cuba and finally abolishing the ''common position'', the bloc''s diplomat, Federica Mogherini, said today. Food Production Falls in Argentine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6912&SEO=food-production-falls-in-argentine 12 de diciembre de 2016, 11:35Buenos Aires, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Food production in Argentine fell by 2.6 percent in the first nine months of the year, according to a report on the Minuto Uno website. Evo Morales: The Capitalist System Has Failed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6910&SEO=evo-morales-the-capitalist-system-has-failed La Paz, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia''s president Evo Morales today called the capitalist model a failure and criticized the policies of domination, intervention and looting in several countries around the world. Court to Decide on Fast Tracking Peace Laws in Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6909&SEO=court-to-decide-on-fast-tracking-peace-laws-in-colombia Bogotá, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian Constitutional Court will today announce its decision on the use of fast tracking to process and issue peace laws, a decision considered key to both the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People''s Army (FARC-EP). Cuban Doctors Are An Example to Imitate, Affirms David Nabarro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6908&SEO=cuban-doctors-are-an-example-to-imitate-affirms-david-nabarro United Nations, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations expert in development and health, David Nabarro, today said that Cuban doctors, who serve in several parts of the world, are an example to follow as they make an important contribution to humanity. Regional Conference on Epidemiology Begins in Paraguay http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6899&SEO=regional-conference-on-epidemiology-begins-in-paraguay 12 de diciembre de 2016, 08:34Asunción, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) New strategies and challenges for an integrated response to zika and other diseases will be the key subject of the 19th Regional Conference on Field Epidemiology, which begins today in the Paraguayan Ciudad del Este. UN Hopes to Control Cholera in Haiti by 2018 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6877&SEO=un-hopes-to-control-cholera-in-haiti-by-2018 United Nations, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations hopes to have cholera under control in Haiti by 2018 with a newly launched strategy against the epidemic, said health expert David Nabarro. Alert on South Asian Massive Migrations due to Climate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6864&SEO=alert-on-south-asian-massive-migrations-due-to-climate Dacca, Dec 10 (PL) Migration in Southern Asia will increase without control over the next years due to climate change affecting the world and this region in particular, alerts a study published here. Coordinated Work of Authorities and Liquor Producers Goes to Cancun http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6856&SEO=coordinated-work-of-authorities-and-liquor-producers-goes-to-cancun 09 de diciembre de 2016, 13:31 Mexico, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The paper ''Bats, Agaves and Tequila'' was chosen as part of the investigative works to be presented at the 13rd United Nations Conference on Biodiversity (COP13) in Cancun, Mexican state of Quintana Roo. Suriname: Cuba Is a Bastion of Inspiration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6854&SEO=suriname-cuba-is-a-bastion-of-inspiration Havana, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is a bastion of inspiration, according to the Surinamese Ambassador to Cuba, Ike Desmond Antonius. Chile: Flag Rescued in 1973 Coup Returns to the Palacio de La Moneda http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6853&SEO=chile-flag-rescued-in-1973-coup-returns-to-the-palacio-de-la-moneda Santiago, Chile, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) A flag rescued 43 years ago from the first floor of the Palacio de La Moneda in the middle of the coup of September 11th 1973, was returned today to the Government House in Chile. Russia Assists Civilians After Escaping Terrorists in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6845&SEO=russia-assists-civilians-after-escaping-terrorists-in-aleppo 09 de diciembre de 2016, 10:49Moscow, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Conflicting Parties in Syria reported today on the aid provided to more than eight thousand people who escaped from the eastern part of the city of Aleppo. South Africa to Benefit Greatly with Cuban Technicians, Minister Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6837&SEO=south-africa-to-benefit-greatly-with-cuban-technicians-minister-says Pretoria, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) South African Public Works Minister, Thulas Nxesi, has said that his country will benefit greatly from the program of the Cuban Technical Advisers. Food Prices Decline But Remain High, Says FAO http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6819&SEO=food-prices-decline-but-remain-high-says-fao Rome, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Food prices worldwide fell slightly in November, but remain high compared to the same period in 2015, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report today. Russia Exhibits Cuban Pharmaceutical Products http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6817&SEO=russia-exhibits-cuban-pharmaceutical-products Moscow, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban medicine displayed its best progress and competitive qualities during a special exhibition in the framework of Health Week in Russia, an event held at the Expocenter exhibition center. Human Rights Commission: Journalists are in Danger in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6814&SEO=human-rights-commission-journalists-are-in-danger-in-mexico Mexico, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Journalists, communicators and civil rights defenders are currently under threat in Mexico, Luis Raul Gonzalez, president of the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH), has said. Syria Describes Statement by International Red Cross as Unacceptable http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6812&SEO=syria-describes-statement-by-international-red-cross-as-unacceptable 08 de diciembre de 2016, 11:51Damascus, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Syria has described a recent statement by the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva as ''deception in favor of terrorist organizations and their attacks on health centers.'' Dozens of Iraqi Killed in Air Raid Against IS http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6811&SEO=dozens-of-iraqi-killed-in-air-raid-against-is 08 de diciembre de 2016, 11:43Baghdad, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Dozens of civilians have been killed in the western town of Qaim in a bombing attack against Islamic State (IS), attributed to the international coalition and the Iraqi army. Bolivia Reaffirms Peaceful Nature of its Nuclear Program http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6803&SEO=bolivia-reaffirms-peaceful-nature-of-its-nuclear-program La Paz, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The Hydrocarbons and Energy Minister, Luis Alberto Sanchez, has reaffirmed the peaceful nature of the Center for Research and Development of Nuclear Technology being built in El Alto today. UN Expert Calls on Australians to Fight Racism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6781&SEO=un-expert-calls-on-australians-to-fight-racism 07 de diciembre de 2016, 12:11United Nations, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) The UN special speaker in Human Rights, Mutuma Ruteere called on Australians today to join efforts against racism, xenophobia and other forms of discrimination in the country. New Evidence on the Formation of The Solar System http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6779&SEO=new-evidence-on-the-formation-of-the-solar-system London,Dic 7 (Prensa Latina) International research involving a Monash University scientist is using new computer models and evidence from meteorites to show that a low-mass supernova triggered the formation of our solar system. Italian Scientists Develop Robotic Hand for Quadriplegics http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6777&SEO=italian-scientists-develop-robotic-hand-for-quadriplegics Rome, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) An exoskeleton robot developed by the Italian Biorobotic Institute, which allows quadriplegic people to perform certain movements autonomously, attracts the attention here today. Scientists Request Trump to Pay Attention to Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6773&SEO=scientists-request-trump-to-pay-attention-to-climate-change Washington, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) A letter signed by 800 scientists and addressed to President-elect Donald Trump calls for the new US government to be aware of the effects of climate change and not abandon immediate actions to face its effects. Cuban Minister Urges Realize Cuba-Russia Scientific Collaboration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6754&SEO=cuban-minister-urges-realize-cuba-russia-scientific-collaboration 06 de diciembre de 2016, 18:07Havana, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban minister of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA), Elba Rosa Perez urged today the 55 paerticipants in the the First Cuba-Russia Workshop for Scientific-Technological Exchange to identify specific projects for joint work. Japan PM's Pearl Harbor Visit Won't Be For Apology: Spokesman http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6739&SEO=japan-pms-pearl-harbor-visit-wont-be-for-apology-spokesman 06 de diciembre de 2016, 12:23Tokyo,Dic 6 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister Shinzo Abe''s visit to Pearl Harbor this month, the first by a Japanese leader, will not be to apologize for the Japanese attack 75 years ago that drew the United States into World War Two, Abe''s top aide said on Tuesday. Floods in Southern Thailand Cause 14 Deaths http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6736&SEO=floods-in-southern-thailand-cause-14-deaths 06 de diciembre de 2016, 11:41Bangkok, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) Thailand''s Interior Ministry has reported that last week''s floods in the south of the country have killed 14 people and left several tourist islands in a state of disaster. Contributions of Traditional Chinese Medicine Highlighted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6730&SEO=contributions-of-traditional-chinese-medicine-highlighted 06 de diciembre de 2016, 10:27Beijing, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) has highlighted the contribution of traditional Chinese medicine in combating epidemics and the treatment of viral diseases on a global scale, according to a book published today by the Government. COP 13 Warn of Loss of Forests and other Ecosystems http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6725&SEO=cop-13-warn-of-loss-of-forests-and-other-ecosystems Cancun, Mexico, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) The secretary for the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Braulio Ferreira, has warned of the rapid loss of forests on the planet. Poverty in Mexico Threatens Environment, Says Expert http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6712&SEO=poverty-in-mexico-threatens-environment-says-expert Mexico, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) Poverty is currently threatening natural respources and the environment in the country, biologist and former rector of the Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Jose Sarukhan, asserted. Thailand Declares Some Provinces Disaster Area http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6710&SEO=thailand-declares-some-provinces-disaster-area 05 de diciembre de 2016, 12:50Bangkok,Dic 5 (Prensa Latina) Koh Samui and Koh Phangan tourist island resort have been placed on the disaster areas list as heavy rain continues to pound the two resort islands and other areas in Surat Thani and other southern provinces. World's First Polluted River From 7,000 Years Ago Found http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6707&SEO=worlds-first-polluted-river-from-7000-years-ago-found 05 de diciembre de 2016, 12:19London, Dic 5 (Prensa Latina) Researchers have found that contamination and pollution of surface water have been ongoing for the last seven thousand years according to Science of the Total Environment,. COP 13 in Cancun to Measure Participant Carbon Footprints http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6687&SEO=cop-13-in-cancun-to-measure-participant-carbon-footprints Cancun, Mexico, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) Participants in the Conference of the Parties (COP13) on biological diversity will be able to measure their carbon footprint, an initiative of the meeting to be in harmony with nature and its preservation, announced the Organizers. COP 13 and Biological Diversity Conference Opens in Cancun http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6676&SEO=cop-13-and-biological-diversity-conference-opens-in-cancun 04 de diciembre de 2016, 12:34Cancun, Mexico, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) About Some 10,000 delegates from the 196 countries signatories to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) are participating here in the Conference of the Parties (COP13) of this agreement, which officially opens today at Moon Palace hotel. Minimum Temperatures up to Minus Two Degrees in Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6670&SEO=minimum-temperatures-up-to-minus-two-degrees-in-damascus 04 de diciembre de 2016, 10:53Damascus, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) The minimum temperatures in Damascus, Syria, and even close to the capital, will go down to less than 2 Celsius degrees starting next Wednesday, as an unusual standard for this time of the year. Cuban Health Mission Concludes Visit to Peru http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6666&SEO=cuban-health-mission-concludes-visit-to-peru 04 de diciembre de 2016, 01:00Lima, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) A mission from the Cuban Health Services company (SMC) concluded this weekend a visit to Peru, after holding various important meetings, paving the wave for agreements with various institutions and regional managements of Peru. Seven Dead, 10 Missing in China Mine Blast http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6660&SEO=seven-dead-10-missing-in-china-mine-blast 03 de diciembre de 2016, 21:16Beijing, Dic 3 (Prensa Latina) There have been 17 fatalities and 10 people remain missing following an explosion at a coal mine in north China''s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region today. No Air Incidents Over Crimea Due to Missile Launches Says Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6657&SEO=no-air-incidents-over-crimea-due-to-missile-launches-says-russia 03 de diciembre de 2016, 20:52Moscow,Dic 3 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Transport Ministry has observed no air incidents in the airspace over Crimea due to Ukraine''s missile launches, Russian Transport Minister Maksim Sokolov said today. Russia Ministry of Defence: UK Not Providing Aid to Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6654&SEO=russia-ministry-of-defence-uk-not-providing-aid-to-aleppo 03 de diciembre de 2016, 20:31Moscow,Dic 3 (Prensa Latina) Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said that the claims of UK Prime Minister Theresa May regarding Russia''s alleged interference in humanitarian aid supplies in Syria''s Aleppo are groundless and Britain should stop getting in the way of Russia supplying aid to Syria, especially since it does not supply any aid of its own. Indonesia Police Aircraft With 15 on Board Crashes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6647&SEO=indonesia-police-aircraft-with-15-on-board-crashes 03 de diciembre de 2016, 19:16Jakarta,Dic 3 (Prensa Latina) A twin-engine aircraft operated by the Indonesian police crashed into the sea near Batam today with 15 people on board, said local authorities. There are no reports of survivors. Two Migrants Killed in Train Accident in Austria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6637&SEO=two-migrants-killed-in-train-accident-in-austria 03 de diciembre de 2016, 16:34Vienna,Dic 3 (Prensa Latina) Two suspected migrants were killed Saturday and a third was seriously injured in an accident as they hid in a cargo train from Italy to Austria, police said. Forest Fires Left Europe without Woods 20,000 Years Ago http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6621&SEO=forest-fires-left-europe-without-woods-20000-years-ago 02 de diciembre de 2016, 16:20Amsterdam, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) A study made by experts from the Dutch university of Leiden, points out that forest fires started by pre-history hunters and recollectors contributed to leave Europe without a dense amount of woods. Spain Forecasts Drastic Fall in Unemployment Until 2019 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6612&SEO=spain-forecasts-drastic-fall-in-unemployment-until-2019 02 de diciembre de 2016, 13:29Madrid, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) The conservative government of Mariano Rajoy predicted today that the unemployment rate in Spain, second highest in Europe, will be at the end of 2019 at 12.8 percent of the economically active population. DPRK Condemns UN Security Council Sanctions Resolution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6611&SEO=dprk-condemns-un-security-council-sanctions-resolution 02 de diciembre de 2016, 13:28Pyongyang, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) condemned and rejected today a recent sanctions resolution against the country, unanimously adopted by the UN Security Council this week. Syrian Army Retakes New Areas in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6610&SEO=syrian-army-retakes-new-areas-in-aleppo Damascus, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian army retook control of the Aleppo international airport today, consolidating its positions in the Taril al Bab and Al Helwaniyah neighborhoods, military sources informed. U.N. Doubles Humanitarian Appeal for Nigeria to One Billion http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6609&SEO=u.n.-doubles-humanitarian-appeal-for-nigeria-to-one-billion Abuja,Dec 2 (Prensa Latina)The United Nations has doubled its humanitarian funding appeal for northeast Nigeria to $1 billion in 2017 in a bid to reach nearly 7 million people hit by the Islamist terror group Boko Haram insurgency who need life-saving help, it said today. EUROPOL Terror Warning: ISIS Plots Brutal Killings in Europe http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6608&SEO=europol-terror-warning-isis-plots-brutal-killings-in-europe Amsterdam,Dic 2 (Prensa Latina) Europol said that in the wake of murderous attacks in Belgium and France, terrorists are very likely to strike again in the near future. Colombia to Complete Repatriation of Plane Crash Victims to Brazil http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6606&SEO=colombia-to-complete-repatriation-of-plane-crash-victims-to-brazil Bogota, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian Foreign Ministry has reported that the repatriation of the 71 victims of the plane crash in Medellín on Monday will be completed with the departure of the remains of the Brazilian and Bolivian citizens. Cancun: a Look at the Biodiversity of the Planet at the COP 13 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6585&SEO=cancun-a-look-at-the-biodiversity-of-the-planet-at-the-cop-13 By Ana Laura Arbesú Cancún, Mexico, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) From Cancún, one of the richest areas in plant and animal life on the planet, Environment Ministers will agree today on several actions for its preservation, in a meeting prior to the Conference of the Parties (COP13) on biodiversity , which begins next Sunday. Caricom Calls to Major Efforts to Fight AIDS http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6574&SEO=caricom-calls-to-major-efforts-to-fight-aids 01 de diciembre de 2016, 15:46Georgetown, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Community (Caricom) urged the member countries to increase the efforts in preventing the AIDS, at the time that it called countries, institutions and individual donors to increase assistance and support. Corals Much Older Than Previously Thought, Study Finds http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6560&SEO=corals-much-older-than-previously-thought-study-finds 01 de diciembre de 2016, 12:46Washington,Dic 1 (Prensa Latina) Coral genotypes can survive for thousands of years, possibly making them the longest-lived animals in the world, according to researchers at Penn State. Greece: Refugees and Migrants Relocated Due to Low Temperatures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6556&SEO=greece-refugees-and-migrants-relocated-due-to-low-temperatures 01 de diciembre de 2016, 12:18Athens, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) Greek authorities and humanitarian organizations reported today that they have moved thousands of migrants from a camp at the foot of Mount Olympus, in the center of the country, to hotels and apartments, due to the worsening of weather conditions. Japanese Company Plans Artificial Meteor Shower http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6555&SEO=japanese-company-plans-artificial-meteor-shower 01 de diciembre de 2016, 12:15Tokyo, Dic 1 (Prensa Latina) A Japanese company named Sky Canvas plans to launch a colorful artificial meteor shower barrage via micro-satellite. Bolivian Government to Invest in Projects to Guarantee Water http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6554&SEO=bolivian-government-to-invest-in-projects-to-guarantee-water 01 de diciembre de 2016, 12:01La Paz, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia''s President Evo Morales today announced an investment of 78 million dollars for four projects that will guarantee the supply of water to the areas affected by drought. UAE Grants Citizenship to 97 Children Born to Emirate Mothers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6550&SEO=uae-grants-citizenship-to-97-children-born-to-emirate-mothers 01 de diciembre de 2016, 11:43Abu Dahbi, Dec 1st (Prensa Latina) Government circles in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) today presented as evidence of the country''s interest in its citizen''s welfare, security and stability, the granting of citizenship to 97 children of Emirate mothers married to foreigners. Human Ancestor Lucy Spent Much of Her Time in Trees, Study Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6548&SEO=human-ancestor-lucy-spent-much-of-her-time-in-trees-study-says Washington,Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) ''Lucy'', the ancient ancestor of modern humans, probably spent at least a third of her day nesting in trees, according to new research unveiled today. India Confirms Launching of 83 Satellites With a Single Rocket http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6546&SEO=india-confirms-launching-of-83-satellites-with-a-single-rocket 01 de diciembre de 2016, 11:07New Delhi, Nov 1st (Prensa Latina) The Indian Space Research Agency (ISRO) plans to enter the record books by launching 83 satellites in a single launch next month, a government source confirmed today. Colombians Pay Tribute to Brazilian Soccer Club http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6544&SEO=colombians-pay-tribute-to-brazilian-soccer-club Bogota, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) Colombian soccer fans and the population have paid homage to the Chapecoense Brazilian club at the stadium where the South American Cup was to be contested against Atletico Nacional last night. Chile Enters in the Anti-Immigrant Orbit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6542&SEO=chile-enters-in-the-anti-immigrant-orbit 01 de diciembre de 2016, 10:55Santiago, Chile, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) In tune with the trends in Europe and the United States, with the imminent arrival at the White House of Donald Trump, Chile entered the anti-immigrant orbit fueled by right-wing politicians. Cuba: An Example in the Prevention of HIV/AIDS http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6532&SEO=cuba-an-example-in-the-prevention-of-hivaids Havana, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) Three decades after the first program of prevention against HIV / AIDS, Cuba has achieved a low prevalence of the disease, health authorities stressed today during the World Day of response to this pandemic. Nigeria Calls for Internal Resolution to Sudanese Crisis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6513&SEO=nigeria-calls-for-internal-resolution-to-sudanese-crisis 30 de noviembre de 2016, 13:40Abuja, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The South Sudan peace process will be more effective if it is implemented without external intervention, only with that of the country''s own leaders, stated Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, quoted by Vanguard newspaper. Hungary: Syrian Native Gets 10 Year Sentence for Border Unrest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6512&SEO=hungary-syrian-native-gets-10-year-sentence-for-border-unrest 30 de noviembre de 2016, 13:30Budapest, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) A Syrian citizen was sentenced on terrorism charges to 10 years in prison by a Hungarian court for using a megaphone to threaten police officers, the Szeged court announced today. Indonesia Police Reveal Scope of Foiled Jakarta Terror Plot http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6510&SEO=indonesia-police-reveal-scope-of-foiled-jakarta-terror-plot 30 de noviembre de 2016, 13:10Jakarta,Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The plot was foiled when anti-terror police arrested 4 persons. EU Demands Five Billion Euros to Strengthen Defense http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6508&SEO=eu-demands-five-billion-euros-to-strengthen-defense 30 de noviembre de 2016, 12:57Brussels, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) has demanded the contribution of five billion euros from its member states for the creation of a fund to finance joint defense projects. Thousand Civilians Evacuated From Aleppo, Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6506&SEO=thousand-civilians-evacuated-from-aleppo-syria 30 de noviembre de 2016, 12:41Damascus, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) More than 5,000 people, including 3,000 children, left the eastern areas of Aleppo, Syria, and receive all the humanitarian aid they needed, military sources reported today. 2016 Hurricane Season Closes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6505&SEO=2016-hurricane-season-closes Havana, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) After six very active months the 2016 hurricane season in the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean is closing, being declared the most destructive since 2012, and the deadliest since 2005. Three Thais Plotting Bombings in Bangkok Detained http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6504&SEO=three-thais-plotting-bombings-in-bangkok-detained 30 de noviembre de 2016, 12:38Bangkok, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The Thai police confirmed today the arrest of three individuals for illicit association and possession of explosives, who were allegedly planning an attack in the capital. Fidel Castro: the IPK, its Humanity and Altruistic Spirit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6444&SEO=fidel-castro-the-ipk-its-humanity-and-altruistic-spirit Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban scientist, Jorge Perez, remembered here the altruistic personality of recently deceased historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, when he inaugurated the center dedicated to the study of infectious diseases: the Institute Pedro Kouri (IPK). Cuba-USA Scientists Hold Another Meeting on Arboviruses http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6418&SEO=cuba-usa-scientists-hold-another-meeting-on-arboviruses 28 de noviembre de 2016, 16:19Havana, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) A bilateral meeting between scientists from Cuba and the United States opened here today seeking to increase the exchange of arbovirus researches and identify opportunities for research in this field. Scientists Warn That Collapse of Glacier Could Be Catastrophic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6408&SEO=scientists-warn-that-collapse-of-glacier-could-be-catastrophic 28 de noviembre de 2016, 13:14Washington, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) The hulking West Antarctic ice sheet has been worrying scientists for decades. Dr. Cambras: Fidel Showed The Way That Cuba Should Go http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6404&SEO=dr.-cambras-fidel-showed-the-way-that-cuba-should-go Havana, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Doctor Rodrigo Alvarez Cambras, the director of the main orthopedic hospital in Cuba - Frank Pais, in an interview with Prensa Latina, has expressed his sorrow on the death of Fidel Castro and stated that Fidel showed the way that Cuba should go, a way that cannot be reversed. Nigerian Army Kills Boko Haram Terrorists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6403&SEO=nigerian-army-kills-boko-haram-terrorists 28 de noviembre de 2016, 11:56Abuja, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) The Nigerian army has killed 30 members of the Boko Haram terrorist group in fighting in the northeast state of Borno, according to an official in the town of Gwoza. Peruvian Defense Minister Resigns After Relationship Revelation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6402&SEO=peruvian-defense-minister-resigns-after-relationship-revelation Lima, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Peruvian Defense Minister Mariano González has resigned after revealing that one of his advisers, Lissete Ortega, is his new partner. Bolivia Seeks to Reduce Levels of Carbon Dioxide Emission http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6379&SEO=bolivia-seeks-to-reduce-levels-of-carbon-dioxide-emission La Paz, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian government is implementing a strategy to reduce the emission of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere by 80 percent as part of its environmental policy. Mexican Company to Promote Health Tourism in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6324&SEO=mexican-company-to-promote-health-tourism-in-cuba Mexico, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) A contract to promote and market the treatments offered by the Cuban medical services was signed today between Multisalud, from Cuba, and the Mexican company Viajes Bojorquez. 7.2 Earthquake in El Salvador Causes Dozens of Aftershocks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6320&SEO=7.2-earthquake-in-el-salvador-causes-dozens-of-aftershocks 25 de noviembre de 2016, 15:08San Salvador, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) At least 10 perceptible aftershocks were generated by the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that shook El Salvador yesterday. The earthquake was felt as well in Guatemala and Nicaragua. For The First Time, Living Cells Have Formed Carbon-silicon Bonds http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6318&SEO=for-the-first-time-living-cells-have-formed-carbon-silicon-bonds Washington, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Scientists have managed to coax living cells into making carbon-silicon bonds, demonstrating for the first time that nature can incorporate silicon, one of the most abundant elements on Earth, into the building blocks of life. Cold Weather Kills 20 Refugges in North Afghanistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6317&SEO=cold-weather-kills-20-refugges-in-north-afghanistan Kabul, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Cold weather and freezing temperatures that engulfed a remote northern province in Afghanistan this week killed at least 20 people, all of them internally displaced including several children, Afghan officials said today. Mega Earthquakes Preferentially Occur on Flat Faults: Study http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6316&SEO=mega-earthquakes-preferentially-occur-on-flat-faults-study Washington, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Mega-earthquakes, magnitude 8.5 and stronger, preferentially occur where faults are mostly flat, a new study said today. President Evo Morales Calls for Respect and Love for Women http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6315&SEO=president-evo-morales-calls-for-respect-and-love-for-women La Paz, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales has stated today that the greatest love and respect within a family should be for women. World of Viruses Uncovered in Australia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6314&SEO=world-of-viruses-uncovered-in-australia Canberra,Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) A groundbreaking study of the virosphere of the most populous animals, those without backbones such as insects, spiders and worms and that live around our houses, has uncovered 1445 viruses, revealing people have only scratched the surface of the world of viruses, but it is likely that only a few cause disease. International Project in Cuba Increases Perception of Seismic Risk http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6275&SEO=international-project-in-cuba-increases-perception-of-seismic-risk 24 de noviembre de 2016, 15:00Santiago de Cuba, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) An international project called ''Ciudades Preparadas y Alertas'' (Alert Cities) has now increased the perception of seismic risk among the population, and ended its second stage Thursday, sponsored by several world institutions. A Thousand Firefighters Protest in Paris to Demand More Attention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6271&SEO=a-thousand-firefighters-protest-in-paris-to-demand-more-attention Paris, Nov. 24 (Prensa Latina) A thousand French firefighters marched through the streets of this capital today to protest the difficult conditions in which they carry out their work and demand more attention from the government. Inter Milan's Gary Medel Surgery Successful http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6268&SEO=inter-milans-gary-medel-surgery-successful 24 de noviembre de 2016, 13:05Rome, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Inter have confirmed that Chilean Gary Medel''s knee surgery this morning was ''a complete success''. Turkey Upset by European Parliament Vote http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6266&SEO=turkey-upset-by-european-parliament-vote 24 de noviembre de 2016, 12:57Ankara, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) The Turkish government reacted unhappily after the vote in the European Parliament (EP) today, to freeze the country''s entry into the European Union (EU). Indonesians Protest Violence Against Rohingya Muslims http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6265&SEO=indonesians-protest-violence-against-rohingya-muslims 24 de noviembre de 2016, 12:56Jakarta,Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of Indonesians took to the streets in Jakarta and other cities today to protest against reported rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims during a military crackdown in Myanmar. Tokyo Sees First November Snow Accumulation Since 1875 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6264&SEO=tokyo-sees-first-november-snow-accumulation-since-1875 24 de noviembre de 2016, 12:44Tokyo, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Snow fell over Tokyo and eastern Japan today, marking the first time the capital recorded snow accumulation in November since 1875. Recycled Astronaut Pee Boosts Chances for Future Deep-Space Travel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6260&SEO=recycled-astronaut-pee-boosts-chances-for-future-deep-space-travel 24 de noviembre de 2016, 12:22Washington, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) NASA is looking to proposals to recyle orine,excrements as to use it in astrounauts suits for future crews in space. Hungary Approves Free Visas for Ukrainians http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6258&SEO=hungary-approves-free-visas-for-ukrainians Budapest, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) The Hungarian government today approved a resolution granting Ukrainian citizens free long-term visas that will be valid in Hungary but not in the rest of the European Union. The Sahara Desert Was Turned to Humid, says Study http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6257&SEO=the-sahara-desert-was-turned-to-humid-says-study Washington, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) As recently as 5,000 years ago, the Sahara â€'' today a vast desert in northern Africa, spanning more than 3.5 million square miles â€'' was a verdant landscape, with sprawling vegetation and numerous lakes. Hurricane Otto Approaches Nicaragua http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6253&SEO=hurricane-otto-approaches-nicaragua Managua, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Otto, a category-one hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, is approaching the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua with sustained winds of 140 kilometers per hour. New Airbus Takes off from France in its First Test Flight http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6246&SEO=new-airbus-takes-off-from-france-in-its-first-test-flight 24 de noviembre de 2016, 10:02Paris, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) The A350-1000, the biggest European civilian twin-engine aircraft produced by Airbus, took off today in the French city of Toulouse for its first test flight. China Will Ban Smoking in Public Places Throughout the Country http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6240&SEO=china-will-ban-smoking-in-public-places-throughout-the-country Beijing, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Smoking in public places will be banned legally throughout the country when a regulation is enacted by the end of the year on the subject, informed the National Health Commission and Family Planning of China. Forum in Chad on Vertical HIV Transmission in Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6239&SEO=forum-in-chad-on-vertical-hiv-transmission-in-africa Luanda, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Some 100 specialists and health professionals of 21 countries of West and Central Africa will meet as of today in N''Djamena, Chad to eliminate vertical transmission of HIV, informed Angolan Public Television (TPA). Roads and Dams Threaten Preservation of Tigers in Asia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6238&SEO=roads-and-dams-threaten-preservation-of-tigers-in-asia 24 de noviembre de 2016, 00:18Naypyidaw, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) have said today that a road project in Myanmar and dam proposed in Thailand are the main threats to the survival of tigers in the Greater Mekong Subregion. Noise, Second Environmental Crime in Mexico City http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6235&SEO=noise-second-environmental-crime-in-mexico-city 23 de noviembre de 2016, 17:54Mexico City, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Noise is the second environmental crime with highest amount of reports to the Environmental and Territorial Planning Department of Mexico City for 13 years, said today the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana (UAM). Brazilian Civil Engineering Shows its Progress in Havana Convention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6224&SEO=brazilian-civil-engineering-shows-its-progress-in-havana-convention Havana, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian specialists presented their criteria on civil engineering as part of the activities of the 18th Scientific Convention on Engineering and Architecture (CCIA 18) in Havana´s Convention Center. Scientists Propose a Network of Mobile Walkways for Large Cities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6222&SEO=scientists-propose-a-network-of-mobile-walkways-for-large-cities 23 de noviembre de 2016, 16:04Bern, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Swiss scientists dedicated to futuristic transport solutions for car-free urban centers have proposed a network of accelerating moving walkways, the Lausanne Federal Polytechnic School (EPFL) announced today. Africa-Arab Countries Summit in Session in Ecuatorial Guinea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6208&SEO=africa-arab-countries-summit-in-session-in-ecuatorial-guinea Malabo, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) The VIIV Africa-Arab Countries Summit begins today at the Conference Hall of the city of Sipopo with a welcome address by Equatorial Guinea''s President, Teodoro Obiang Nguema, to 66 leaders from the two regions. Cuban Expert Calls for Global Commitment to End Gender Violence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6207&SEO=cuban-expert-calls-for-global-commitment-to-end-gender-violence United Nations, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban sexologist, Mariela Castro, called today for the political will of all States worldwide to lead major and decisive efforts to eradicate violence against women. More than 6 million people Live with HIV in S.A. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6196&SEO=more-than-6-million-people-live-with-hiv-in-s.a. Pretoria, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) About 6.75 million people are now living with HIV in South Africa and from those who have undergone a viral load, more than 80 percent are suppressed. High-Speed Internet Outlined for All Serbian Houses by 2020 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6188&SEO=high-speed-internet-outlined-for-all-serbian-houses-by-2020 23 de noviembre de 2016, 00:18Belgrade, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Every house in Serbia will be able to access high-speed Internet by 2020, said Rasim Ljajic, vice-president of the Government and Minister of Commerce, Tourism and Telecommunications. Researcher Praises Foreign Participation in Cuban Convention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6176&SEO=researcher-praises-foreign-participation-in-cuban-convention Havana, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) ''The great foreign participation in the Scientific Convention on Engineering and Architecture (CCIA 18), which takes place in Havana, is the result of the quality of national science,'' Cuban researcher Guido Riera said. UN Urges to Address Water Issues from Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6173&SEO=un-urges-to-address-water-issues-from-cooperation 22 de noviembre de 2016, 16:26United Nations, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Senior officials at the UN Security Council urged today to strengthen international cooperation on water issues, in order to prevent them from leading to conflicts and crises. Boko Haram Overruns Villages in Chibok.Nigeria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6159&SEO=boko-haram-overruns-villages-in-chibok.nigeria 22 de noviembre de 2016, 12:34Abuja, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina)Boko Haram fighters are overrunning villages near the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok, forcing hundreds of people to flee as they loot and burn in the area from which nearly 300 schoolgirls were kidnapped in 2014, local leaders said today. Costa Rica on Alert for Tropical Storm http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6157&SEO=costa-rica-on-alert-for-tropical-storm 22 de noviembre de 2016, 12:22San Jose, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rica has been in tension today in front of teh advance of tropical storm Otto and the possibility that it will reach Costa Rica or neighboring Nicaragua with hurricane force in the next 48 hours. Thousands of Displaced in Japan Following 7.4-degree Earthquake http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6158&SEO=thousands-of-displaced-in-japan-following-7.4-degree-earthquake 22 de noviembre de 2016, 12:22Tokyo, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of people have moved to elevated areas in the Fukushima region, where a magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck, as a result of fears of a tsunami like the one in 2011. Turkey Dismisses Almost 10,000 Soldiers and Policemen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6149&SEO=turkey-dismisses-almost-10000-soldiers-and-policemen 22 de noviembre de 2016, 11:21Ankara, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) A total of 9,997 officials form several security forces have been expelled from their posts since the failed coup in July, according to data published today by an official Turkish newspaper. Mechanical Engineering at Havana Architecture Event http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6148&SEO=mechanical-engineering-at-havana-architecture-event Havana, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) The Ninth Cuban Congress on Mechanical Engineering and Metallurgy has begun its sessions today, within the framework of the 18th Scientific Convention on Engineering and Architecture (CCIA 18). Death Toll from India Railroad Accident Rises to 146 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6140&SEO=death-toll-from-india-railroad-accident-rises-to-146 22 de noviembre de 2016, 10:04New Delhi, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) The death toll from a railroad accident which occurred two days ago in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has risen to 146, according to local authority reports. Another 25 bodies were removed from the rubble and one person succumbed to their injuries in hospital, bringing the total number of victims from the derailment of 14 carriages of the Patna-Indore Express to 146, the spokesperson of the North Central Railways, Vijay Kumar told the media. More than 30 Countries to Architecture Convention In Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6123&SEO=more-than-30-countries-to-architecture-convention-in-havana Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) With the participation of specialists from 31 countries from all parts of the planet, the 18th Scientific Convention of Engineering and Architecture was opened at the Havana Convention Center Monday. Nicaraguan Government Issues Green Alert over Tropical Storm http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6112&SEO=nicaraguan-government-issues-green-alert-over-tropical-storm 21 de noviembre de 2016, 15:21Managua, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The Nicaraguan government issued today a green alert over the possible effects that the tropical storm number 16 could cause to the populations in the lowlands of the Caribbean coast, southeast of the country. Earthquakes in Chile for Two Days in a Row http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6107&SEO=earthquakes-in-chile-for-two-days-in-a-row 21 de noviembre de 2016, 14:38Santiago, Chile, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Two new earthquakes have hit Chile during the last hours, the most recent one with a magnitude of 4.8 on the Richter scale shook the regions of Biobío and La Araucanía. Kangaroo Bone Nose Piercing is Oldest Bone Jewellery Ever Found http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6106&SEO=kangaroo-bone-nose-piercing-is-oldest-bone-jewellery-ever-found Canberra,Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) A crafted piece of bone found in Australia looks as if it were designed to be worn in the nasal septum, making it the oldest bone jewellery belonging to Homo sapiens to be identified anywhere in the world. Terrorist Attacks Cause Three Dead and 21 Injured in Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6105&SEO=terrorist-attacks-cause-three-dead-and-21-injured-in-damascus 21 de noviembre de 2016, 14:18Damascus, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Terrorist attacks with rockets and mortar projectiles provoked three dead and 21 injured people in the neighborhoods of Dahiet al Assad, Mezzeh 86 and Mazraa, in this capital, as reported by the Damascus Police Command Monday. United Arab Emirates and Cuba Strengthen Trade Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6103&SEO=united-arab-emirates-and-cuba-strengthen-trade-ties Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Cuba have strengthened today their economic relations with a business forum at the Hotel Nacional de Cuba, to discuss opportunities and new ties. Rainfall Continues in Southern Costa Rica due to Tropical Depression http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6100&SEO=rainfall-continues-in-southern-costa-rica-due-to-tropical-depression 21 de noviembre de 2016, 11:23San Jose, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican authorities today increased preventive measures to face the abundant rainfall that has affected the south of the country for several days, due to a low pressure system which now turned into a tropical depression, the sixteenth of the current hurricane season. Death Toll of Train Accident in India Increases to 133 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6087&SEO=death-toll-of-train-accident-in-india-increases-to-133 New Delhi, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The death toll from the derailment of 14 wagons of a passenger train in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has risen to 133 today, while the number of wounded exceeded the 200. NY Museum Opens to Public an Exhibit on Cuban Biodiversity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6081&SEO=ny-museum-opens-to-public-an-exhibit-on-cuban-biodiversity New York, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The New York Museum of Natural History has opened today to local and foreign public the expected special exhibition ''Cuba'', an unprecedented tour of the rich biodiversity and culture of the Caribbean nation. More than 100 Dead and 200 Injured in Train Crash in India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6060&SEO=more-than-100-dead-and-200-injured-in-train-crash-in-india New Delhi, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) At least 115 people were killed and more than 200 injured today by derailing 14 wagons of a passenger train in northern India. Director General of the IAEA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6053&SEO=director-general-of-the-iaea 20 de noviembre de 2016, 10:10Havana, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Yukiya Amano, today began a three-day official visit to Cuba. The Zodiac and the World after Super Moon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6051&SEO=the-zodiac-and-the-world-after-super-moon 20 de noviembre de 2016, 02:36By Claudia Dupeirón García UN Claims Human Right to Sanitation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6049&SEO=un-claims-human-right-to-sanitation United Nations, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, demanded in the World Day of Sanitation, commemorated Saturday, the access of all human beings to bathrooms, in order to stop the sanitary crisis in the planet. Cuba Widens National Seismologic Network http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6031&SEO=cuba-widens-national-seismologic-network 18 de noviembre de 2016, 16:00Santiago de Cuba, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The net of stations of the Cuban National Seismologic System (SSN in Spanish) is continuing its widening, to optimize monitoring of earthquakes, so the experts can be able to spread the data all along and aside the entire national territory. 13 Police Killed in Overnight Attack in Afghanistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6029&SEO=13-police-killed-in-overnight-attack-in-afghanistan 18 de noviembre de 2016, 15:37Kabul, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) At least 13 police personnel were killed when Taliban militants attacked a police station in Afghanistan''s western province of Farah today, police said. Humanism in Work of Cuban Hisotrian Eusebio Leal Highlighted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6027&SEO=humanism-in-work-of-cuban-hisotrian-eusebio-leal-highlighted Havana, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The huge work of Eusebio Leal in order to investigate and restore all possible things about the Cuban capital, Havana, is centered on human beings, assured here Adolfo Rubio, president of the Mexican Congress for World Patrimony Friday. Hundreds of Rohingya Flee Myanmar Army Crackdown http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6026&SEO=hundreds-of-rohingya-flee-myanmar-army-crackdown 18 de noviembre de 2016, 15:21Naipyidó,Nov 18 (Prensa Latina)Hundreds of Rohingya Muslims are fleeing a military crackdown in western Myanmar to Bangladesh, trying to escape an upsurge of violence. FARC-EP on Peace Process: It's Plural and Definite http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6025&SEO=farc-ep-on-peace-process-its-plural-and-definite Bogota, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Timoleon Jimenez, leader of Colombian rebel group Revoluionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People''s Army (FARC-EP) stated that the recently signed peace agreement with the Colombian government, is plural, definite, inclusive and with a possible implementation. Ten Abu Sayyaf, 4 Soldiers Killed in Clash in Philippines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6024&SEO=ten-abu-sayyaf-4-soldiers-killed-in-clash-in-philippines 18 de noviembre de 2016, 14:56 Manila, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) At least 4 soldiers were killed in an encounter with suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf Group in Patikul, Sulu today. Asteroid Impacts Could Create Niches For Early Life, Suggests Study http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6021&SEO=asteroid-impacts-could-create-niches-for-early-life-suggests-study London, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Scientists studying the Chicxulub crater have shown how large asteroid impacts deform rocks in a way that may produce habitats for early life. Cuba Thanked Venezuela for Sending Humanitarian Aid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6019&SEO=cuba-thanked-venezuela-for-sending-humanitarian-aid Caracas, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s Ambassador to Venezuela, Rogelio Polanco, today highlighted the importance of the contribution made by the Government and people of the South American country to Cuba, which was recently hit by Hurricane Matthew. 1.2 Million Somalis Affected by Food Insecurity Due to Drought http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6018&SEO=1.2-million-somalis-affected-by-food-insecurity-due-to-drought 18 de noviembre de 2016, 14:00Mogadishu, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Due to the drought, 1.2 million Somalis are now suffering food insecurity, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported today. UN Adopts Cuban Resolutions on Peace and Rejection of Mercenaries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6015&SEO=un-adopts-cuban-resolutions-on-peace-and-rejection-of-mercenaries 18 de noviembre de 2016, 13:14United Nations, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The Third Committee of the UN General Assembly has adopted today by large majority two draft resolutions submitted by Cuba, which advocate for the right to peace and reject the use of mercenaries. Pope Francis Rejects Criticism of his Ecumenical Stance http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6010&SEO=pope-francis-rejects-criticism-of-his-ecumenical-stance Rome, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis today rejected criticism from those who believe that he is taking the Catholic Church towards Protestantism and warned that it is always important to distinguish the spirit in which those views are formulated. Poor Air Quality Registered in the Valley of Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6007&SEO=poor-air-quality-registered-in-the-valley-of-mexico 18 de noviembre de 2016, 12:20Mexico, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Despite the rain over the last few days, the air quality in the valley of Mexico was described today as poor by the Atmospheric Monitoring System (SIMAT). Jamaica to Adopt WHO's Guidelines on HIV http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6006&SEO=jamaica-to-adopt-whos-guidelines-on-hiv 18 de noviembre de 2016, 12:18Kingston, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The Jamaican Ministry of Health will adopt two key guidelines from the WHO in relation to its national program of care for people with HIV/AIDS, starting in January 2017, according to the Daily Observer. China: Cuba Urges Peaceful Safe and Cooperative Use of Internet http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5998&SEO=china-cuba-urges-peaceful-safe-and-cooperative-use-of-internet By Damy Vales Beijing, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has called today for the peaceful and legitimate use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for the development and welfare of humanity after participating in the third World Internet Conference in Wuzhen in East China's Zhejiang. China Proclaims Success of its Longest Manned Space Mission http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5995&SEO=china-proclaims-success-of-its-longest-manned-space-mission 18 de noviembre de 2016, 10:26Beijing, Nov 18 (Xinhua) - China has proclaimed the success of its longest manned space mission upon the return to Earth of the Shenzhu-11 spacecraft, with both astronauts aboard in good health. More Than 60,000 Cases of Forced Disappearance in Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5990&SEO=more-than-60000-cases-of-forced-disappearance-in-colombia Bogota, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) More than 60,000 people were victims of forced disappearance in Colombia between 1970 to 2015, according to the National Center for Historical Memory (CNMH). Xenophobic Attacks in the United Kingdom Increase http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5986&SEO=xenophobic-attacks-in-the-united-kingdom-increase 17 de noviembre de 2016, 16:39London, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) A new attack with acid against a man of Pakistani origin, few days after a similar action against two Polish citizens in this capital, shows a worrying increase of the use of those substances in xenophobic acts, local media outlets said today. Director of International Atomic Energy Agency to Visit Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5985&SEO=director-of-international-atomic-energy-agency-to-visit-cuba 17 de noviembre de 2016, 16:38Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Yukiya Amano, general director of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will make an official visit to Cuba from November 20 to 22, as confirmed by the Cuban Foreign Affairs Ministry Thursday. Silent Flights: How Owls Could Help Make Wind Turbines Planes Quieter http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5983&SEO=silent-flights-how-owls-could-help-make-wind-turbines-planes-quieter 17 de noviembre de 2016, 16:04Washington,Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) A newly-designed material, which mimics the wing structure of owls, could help make wind turbines, computer fans and even planes much quieter. Dominican Patriot Máximo Gómez Example Highlighted in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5981&SEO=dominican-patriot-maximo-gomez-example-highlighted-in-cuba 17 de noviembre de 2016, 15:52Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) As a writer, essayist, poet, playwright, but above all as a fierce independence warrior and radical revolutionary for his time Máximo Gómez was remembered here today, a prominent figure in the history of Dominican Republic and Cuba. South Korea Approves Missile System Deployment Against North Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5979&SEO=south-korea-approves-missile-system-deployment-against-north-korea 17 de noviembre de 2016, 15:19Seoul, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) In a move that according to experts, will intensify the Korean conflict, South Korea approved today the deployment of a new missile system to enhance its readiness against supposed attacks from the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Terrorist Actions Caused One Dead and Two Injured in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5978&SEO=terrorist-actions-caused-one-dead-and-two-injured-in-syria 17 de noviembre de 2016, 15:13Damascus, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) A young farmer died in the northern Syrian province of Hasaka after a mine explosion and two children were injured in Quneitra, about 70km south of Damascus, authorities informed today. Dutch Prosecutors Fine 5,000 Euro Against Geert Wilders For Hate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5976&SEO=dutch-prosecutors-fine-5000-euro-against-geert-wilders-for-hate 17 de noviembre de 2016, 15:10Ámsterdam, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Dutch prosecutors demanded today that the anti-immigration politician Geert Wilders be fined 5,000 euros on charges of hate speech and discrimination. No prison sentence was sought according to local media. French and Cuban History Museums Sign Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5975&SEO=french-and-cuban-history-museums-sign-agreement Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The Natural History Museum of Paris and its Cuban counterpart signed today here an agreement of collaboration destined to legalize the exchanges between both institutions. Fourth Venezuelan Ship Carrying Hurricane Aid Arrives in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5974&SEO=fourth-venezuelan-ship-carrying-hurricane-aid-arrives-in-cuba 17 de noviembre de 2016, 14:56Santiago de Cuba, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The T 62 ship, of the Bolivarian Navy, arrived today at Guillermon Moncada port in Santiago de Cuba. Doping: 2008 Beijing Olympics Medal Winners Among 16 Athletes Banned http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5973&SEO=doping-2008-beijing-olympics-medal-winners-among-16-athletes-banned 17 de noviembre de 2016, 14:53Barne, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The International Olympic Committee has stripped 10 athletes of medals from the 2008 Olympics after banned substances were found during retests of samples. US Public Health in Crisis For Addiction to Drugs and Alcohol http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5972&SEO=us-public-health-in-crisis-for-addiction-to-drugs-and-alcohol 17 de noviembre de 2016, 14:38Washington, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy has stated that alcohol and drug abuse affect tens of millions of U.S. citizens and represent a serious public health crisis. Japanese Court Awards US 22 Million in Noise Damages in Military Base http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5970&SEO=japanese-court-awards-us-22-million-in-noise-damages-in-military-base 17 de noviembre de 2016, 14:36Tokyo,Nov 17 (Prensa Latina)The Naha District Court on Thursday ordered the government to pay around $US22.6 million in damages to 3,395 residents due to aircraft noise from a key U.S. air base in Okinawa Prefecture, but rejected the plaintiffs'' demand to halt flights there. Vietnamese President Encourages Trade and Investments with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5966&SEO=vietnamese-president-encourages-trade-and-investments-with-cuba Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Vietnamese President Dai Tran Quang exhorted Vietnamese entrepreneurs to make busineses and investments with Cuba and increase the economic, commercial and financial links, and make joint investments in both nations. Could C-Section Birth Raise Child's Risk of Obesity? Study Suggests http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5963&SEO=could-c-section-birth-raise-childs-risk-of-obesity-study-suggests 17 de noviembre de 2016, 13:47Washington, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Babies delivered via C-section might be at increased risk for childhood obesity, researchers contend. Mystery Of London's 1952 Killer Fog Is Solved http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5962&SEO=mystery-of-londons-1952-killer-fog-is-solved London,Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Londoners are used to a regular dose of fog, drizzle, and cloud in the winter. But in early December 1952, the city''s fog took a much deadlier turn according to Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,. Venezuelan Sends Petrohouses for Victims of Hurricane in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5961&SEO=venezuelan-sends-petrohouses-for-victims-of-hurricane-in-cuba Maisi, Cuba, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The construction of a Petrohouse neighborhood, donated by Venezuela, for the victims of Hurricane Matthew has started today in Punta de Maisi, Cuba''s easternmost tip. Turkey Dismisses 20,000 Militaries Since Coup Attempt http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5958&SEO=turkey-dismisses-20000-militaries-since-coup-attempt 17 de noviembre de 2016, 12:37Ankara, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The Turkish military''s purge after the July 15th failed coup has led to the dismissal of 20,000 people, the Defense Minister, Fikri Isik explained today. Marrakech Prepares COP22 Final Declaration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5956&SEO=marrakech-prepares-cop22-final-declaration Marrakech, Morocco, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Delegates at the United Nations Convention of the Parties on Global Warming (COP22) enjoyed the center of the historical Medina, in Marrakesh, a few meters from the emblematic Jamaa el-Fna Square. UNICEF: Six out of every 10 Mexican Children Experience Violence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5954&SEO=unicef-six-out-of-every-10-mexican-children-experience-violence 17 de noviembre de 2016, 11:37Mexico, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Six out of 10 children between the ages of one and 14 years of age experience some form of violent discipline in their homes, the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) in Mexico has warned. Vietnam Demands Urgent Actions to Prevent Loss of Species http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5953&SEO=vietnam-demands-urgent-actions-to-prevent-loss-of-species 17 de noviembre de 2016, 11:35 Hanoi, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam today called for responsible and immediate action to prevent the disappearance of wild species, which will impact the security of humanity and the environment. China Calls on US to Continue Support of Paris Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5951&SEO=china-calls-on-us-to-continue-support-of-paris-agreement 17 de noviembre de 2016, 11:21Beijing, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) China has urged the next US government to continue supporting the historic Paris agreement on climate change, according to official press reports. One in 5 Children Displaced in Central African Republic, Says UNICEF http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5930&SEO=one-in-5-children-displaced-in-central-african-republic-says-unicef United Nations,Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Nearly one in five children in the Central African Republic remain displaced or is a refugee following the violence that has killed thousands of people, the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) said today. Smog From Wild Fires Affected 69 Million People in Indonesia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5929&SEO=smog-from-wild-fires-affected-69-million-people-in-indonesia 17 de noviembre de 2016, 00:02Jakarta, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) According to a study published today in the journal Scientific Reports, 69 million people have been affected by the so-called killer smog caused by forest fires. China to Have First Zone of Economic Information Demonstration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5928&SEO=china-to-have-first-zone-of-economic-information-demonstration 16 de noviembre de 2016, 18:14Beijing, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) China began the construction of its first national zone of economic information demonstration in the provinceof Zhejiang, east of the country. Scientists Turn Sewage into Crude Oil http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5926&SEO=scientists-turn-sewage-into-crude-oil 16 de noviembre de 2016, 17:18Washington, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) US scientists have developed a technique that can turn sewage into biocrude oil in a matter of minutes, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) announced. UN Expressed Sadness for Poor Response in Aid to Haiti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5924&SEO=un-expressed-sadness-for-poor-response-in-aid-to-haiti 16 de noviembre de 2016, 17:15United Nations, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The head of Operations of the United Nations Humanitarian Affairs Office, John Ging, has expressed his sadness for the fact that only 40 percent of the 120 million dollars requested to help Haiti after the country was devastated by Hurricane Mathew, is available. IEA: COP21 Emissions Targets Insufficient to Curb Global Warming http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5923&SEO=iea-cop21-emissions-targets-insufficient-to-curb-global-warming 16 de noviembre de 2016, 17:04London, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The International Energy Agency (IEA) reported today that the Greenhouse gas emission targets set by last year''s Paris Agreement on climate change are insufficient to meet the declared goal of keeping global temperature rises to below 2 degrees Celsius. Cuban and US Doctors Interested in Strengthening Collaboration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5922&SEO=cuban-and-us-doctors-interested-in-strengthening-collaboration Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The president of the International Board of Medicine and Surgery (IBMS), David Kalin, said that American physicians and dentists are interested in strengthen collaboration ties with Cuba. Cuba and Austria Will Sign Accord for Economic Collaboration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5921&SEO=cuba-and-austria-will-sign-accord-for-economic-collaboration 16 de noviembre de 2016, 17:01Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The Austrian vice-minister of Science, Research and Economy, Bernadette Marianne Gierlinger, is beginning a visit to Cuba today, with the purpose of signing a memorandum of understanding on international economic collaboration. World AIDS Day in Cuba Focuses on Prevention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5920&SEO=world-aids-day-in-cuba-focuses-on-prevention Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will be running an extensive activity program as part of World AIDS Day on December 1st, which is focused on prevention, the organizers announced today. Venezuela Contributes to the Restoration of Cuban Heritage in Baracoa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5919&SEO=venezuela-contributes-to-the-restoration-of-cuban-heritage-in-baracoa 16 de noviembre de 2016, 16:50Baracoa, Cuba, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The eastern Cuban city of Baracoa, one of the most affected after Hurricane Matthew, is restoring its distinct architecture, thanks to the contribution of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. Terrorists Suppressed Protest in Aleppo, More Than 25 Killed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5918&SEO=terrorists-suppressed-protest-in-aleppo-more-than-25-killed 16 de noviembre de 2016, 16:45Damascus, Nov. 16 (Prensa Latina) Terrorists have attacked an anti-terrotist protest in Aleppo killing at least 27 people and injuring hundreds, according to military sources. WHO Condemns Attacks Against Hospitals in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5911&SEO=who-condemns-attacks-against-hospitals-in-syria 16 de noviembre de 2016, 15:35United Nations, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) has condemned the attacks against hospitals reported in Syria in the past few days, actions that he warned, were sadly increasing. Not Using Cell Phones Can Improve Productivity By 26 Percent, Study http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5908&SEO=not-using-cell-phones-can-improve-productivity-by-26-percent-study London,Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Smartphones might be helping employees keep in touch with colleagues and do urgent tasks on the move, but using these devices at workplace actually make people less productive, says a new study by the Universities of Würzburg and Nottingham-Trent. Panama Calls for an Integrated Regional Response to Migration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5906&SEO=panama-calls-for-an-integrated-regional-response-to-migration 16 de noviembre de 2016, 14:41Tegucigalpa, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The government of Panama has proposed that the region join forces to take care of the immigration problem on the continent. Just One Beer Dramatically Increases Prostate Cancer Risks, Research http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5905&SEO=just-one-beer-dramatically-increases-prostate-cancer-risks-research 16 de noviembre de 2016, 14:39Canberra, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina)Australian Researchers say there is a ''clear link'' between the cancer and even modest amounts of drinking. Experts Suggest the Use of Pokemon App to Conserve Biodiversity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5904&SEO=experts-suggest-the-use-of-pokemon-app-to-conserve-biodiversity 16 de noviembre de 2016, 14:28London, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) An international consortium of researchers believes that the popular game for smartphones Pokemon Go can be useful for conservation of species and biodiversity, reports Conservation Letters magazine today. Far Right Sweden Democrats Close in as Second Largest Party, Poll http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5903&SEO=far-right-sweden-democrats-close-in-as-second-largest-party-poll 16 de noviembre de 2016, 14:22Stockolm, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The far right Sweden Democrats are vying for a place as the second largest party, a poll today showed. Cuba Holds Academic Meeting with Cuba-USA Physicians http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5894&SEO=cuba-holds-academic-meeting-with-cuba-usa-physicians 16 de noviembre de 2016, 12:03Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Physicians and surgeons from the United States and Cuba are holding an academic exchange, focused among other issues on the accreditation of services. Third World Internet Conference Opens in China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5888&SEO=third-world-internet-conference-opens-in-china 16 de noviembre de 2016, 10:54Beijing, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Heads of international organizations, renowned figures from the computer industry, experts and academics are participating today in the debates of the 3rd World Internet Conference in the city of Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, in eastern China. Some 14 Million Displaced Nigerians Need Urgent Aid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5864&SEO=some-14-million-displaced-nigerians-need-urgent-aid 16 de noviembre de 2016, 00:02Abuja, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Some 14 million out of the total number of people displaced by the terrorist actions of the extremist Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram are in urgent need of aid, said an official of the United Nations today. British Autistic Hacker Fears His Extradition to USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5861&SEO=british-autistic-hacker-fears-his-extradition-to-usa London, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) British autistic hacker Lauri Love called today ''a kick in the stomach'' the approval of his extradition to the United States, where he would face charges for accessing sensitive data bases in that country. Cape Verde and Cuba Sign Agreement in Sports http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5858&SEO=cape-verde-and-cuba-sign-agreement-in-sports 15 de noviembre de 2016, 16:29Havana, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Fernando Elisio Freire, Minister of Sports of Cape Verde, signed an agreement for sports cooperation in this capital Tuesday with the Cuban Institute for Physical Education and Sports (INDER) represented by its president Antonio Becali. President of Vietnam Starts Official Visit to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5853&SEO=president-of-vietnam-starts-official-visit-to-cuba Havana, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam''s president, Tran Dai Quang, arrived in Cuba today in order to conduct an official visit, which will conclude next Thursday. New Altitude Record for German Students Rocket http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5852&SEO=new-altitude-record-for-german-students-rocket 15 de noviembre de 2016, 16:07Berlín,Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) At 10:30 Central European Time (CET) on 8 November 2016, the HEROS3 (Hybrid Experimental Rocket Stuttgart) research rocket was successfully launched from the Esrange Space Centre in Sweden to great enthusiasm from the students. 5.3 Earthquake Shook Northeastern Region of Afghanistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5851&SEO=5.3-earthquake-shook-northeastern-region-of-afghanistan 15 de noviembre de 2016, 15:50Kabul, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) A 5.3 magnitude earthquake hit the Hindu Kush region in northeastern Afghanistan today, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC). Extremely Warm 2015-'16 Winter Cyclone Weakened Arctic Sea Ice Pack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5850&SEO=extremely-warm-2015-16-winter-cyclone-weakened-arctic-sea-ice-pack 15 de noviembre de 2016, 15:49Washington, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) A large cyclone that crossed the Arctic in December 2015 brought so much heat and humidity to this otherwise frigid and dry environment that it thinned and shrunk the sea ice cover during a time of the year when the ice should have been growing thicker and stronger, a NASA study found. North Korea Denounces Hostility of US and Nuclear Threaten in Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5848&SEO=north-korea-denounces-hostility-of-us-and-nuclear-threaten-in-korea 15 de noviembre de 2016, 15:38United Nations, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The Popular Democratic Republic of Korea (PDRK, north of the Korean Peninsula) reiterated Tuesday the denouncing because of the US hostility generated against the Korean Peninsula, a space framed by the threaten of a nuclear attack. Interrogation of Julian Assange Concludes in London http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5846&SEO=interrogation-of-julian-assange-concludes-in-london 15 de noviembre de 2016, 15:30Stockholm, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Interrogation of Julian Assange, founder of the website Wikileaks, concluded today after a two-day hearing at the Ecuadorian embassy in the United Kingdom, the Swedish Attorney General''s Office reported. New Zealand Quake's Strange Side Effect: What Are Earthquake Lights? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5843&SEO=new-zealand-quakes-strange-side-effect-what-are-earthquake-lights 15 de noviembre de 2016, 15:25Wellington, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina)The magnitude-7.8 earthquake that rattled New Zealand early Monday, also had a strange side effect: eerie blue and green flashes of light in the sky during the shaking. International Event in Cuba on Educational Sciences http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5840&SEO=international-event-in-cuba-on-educational-sciences 15 de noviembre de 2016, 14:47Sancti Spíritus, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Delegates and experts from Latin America, Africa, Canada and Cuba are currently participating in the 2nd International Scientific Event that started today at the Center for Studies on Educational Sciences in this city, according to organizers. Syrian Army Destroyed Terrorists Tunnel Network http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5838&SEO=syrian-army-destroyed-terrorists-tunnel-network 15 de noviembre de 2016, 14:15Damascus, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina)The Syrian army destroyed a network of underground tunnels southwest of Damascus used by terrorists to store and transport weapons, military sources said. Climate Change Summit, a Questioned Reality http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5835&SEO=climate-change-summit-a-questioned-reality Marrakech, Morocco, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Summit on Climate Change (COP22) is a reality with participation of more than 60 heads of State and Government and the general will to boost the Paris Agreement, but with many questions. UN Body Warns of Growing Food Shortage in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5832&SEO=un-body-warns-of-growing-food-shortage-in-syria Rome, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) About 9.4 million Syrians need help in the face of a reduction in food production caused by war and unfavorable weather conditions, warned the United Nations agencies: FAO and WFP. UN: Accused US Authorities Of Use of Force Against Natives http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5831&SEO=un-accused-us-authorities-of-use-of-force-against-natives United Nations, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Rapporteur Maina Kiai has accused the US authorities of excessive use of force against natives people protesting against a pipeline project that would cross their lands in North Dakota. Mexico Fears Massive Deportation of its Migrants from the US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5829&SEO=mexico-fears-massive-deportation-of-its-migrants-from-the-us Mexico, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Mexico has begun seriously contemplating the possibility that millions of its migrants may be deported back from the United States. UNESCO: Cuba Prioritizes Science as Driving Force for Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5825&SEO=unesco-cuba-prioritizes-science-as-driving-force-for-development Paris, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has given a priority attention to the progress of science as an essential part of its development agenda, the Caribbean nation''s ambassador to UNESCO, Dulce Buergo, said. FAO Representative in Angola Donates Cash Prize to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5824&SEO=fao-representative-in-angola-donates-cash-prize-to-cuba 15 de noviembre de 2016, 11:50Luanda, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) In the spirit of Cuban solidarity, Guinean engineer Mamoudou Diallo has donated the amount of a special prize he received from FAO to the Cuban government and people. Cuban Doctors Working in Guatemala Continue their Training http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5816&SEO=cuban-doctors-working-in-guatemala-continue-their-training By Isabel Soto Mayedo Guatemala, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The members of the Cuban Medical Brigade (BMC) in Guatemala have been working for the health of this people, without neglecting their scientific training, to provide a more effective collaboration to those who require their services. U.S. and Cuban Doctors, Surgeons to Meet in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5808&SEO=u.s.-and-cuban-doctors-surgeons-to-meet-in-havana Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Doctors and surgeons from the U.S. and Cuba will meet for the first time from today until 16th, to discuss topics as the accreditation of services, announced here organizers of the event. Millions of Tons of Food are Wasted in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5806&SEO=millions-of-tons-of-food-are-wasted-in-mexico 15 de noviembre de 2016, 00:02Mexico, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) In Mexico 37 percent of food production, the equivalant of 10,341,000 tonnes, is lost every year. Private Sector and Political Issues in Marrakech http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5804&SEO=private-sector-and-political-issues-in-marrakech 14 de noviembre de 2016, 17:51Por Fausto TrianaMarrakech, Morocco, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The scenarios were different and the bid by negotiators was sometimes exasperating, but the essential issues about global warming are still intact. Indonesia Through New Wave of Inter-Religious Violence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5802&SEO=indonesia-through-new-wave-of-inter-religious-violence 14 de noviembre de 2016, 16:10Jakarta, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The death of a Indonesian two-year-old girl after an attack against a church in Kalimantan is the most recent expression of inter-religious violence in this country, which has a population with a Muslim majority. Malaysia Begins Pilot Project to Give Jobs to Refugees http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5801&SEO=malaysia-begins-pilot-project-to-give-jobs-to-refugees 14 de noviembre de 2016, 15:40Kuala Lumpur, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The Malaysian Government will allow around 300 Rohingya refugees from neighboring Myanmar to look for jobs in this country, as part of a pilot project designed to cover the next three years. Britain to Opt in to Europol: Minister http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5800&SEO=britain-to-opt-in-to-europol-minister 14 de noviembre de 2016, 15:39London, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The British government intends to ''opt-in'' to a new legal framework for EU policing agency Europol, Policing Minister Brandon Lewis told the U.K. parliament today. Literary Event Dedicated to Cuban Poet Jose Jacinto Milanes Ends http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5797&SEO=literary-event-dedicated-to-cuban-poet-jose-jacinto-milanes-ends 14 de noviembre de 2016, 15:15Matanzas, Cuba, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Poem book ''Todos Los Hierros'' by Sigfredo Ariel and ''Medea en el Jardin'' by Rafael Gonzalez (theatre for children) received the 2016 Jose Jacinto Milanes Award. Russia Denounces Use of Toxic Substances by Terrorists in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5793&SEO=russia-denounces-use-of-toxic-substances-by-terrorists-in-syria 14 de noviembre de 2016, 14:35Moscow, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Russia denounced today a new incident involving the use of toxic substances by terrorist groups in the eastern side of the Syrian city of Aleppo and urged once more the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to send experts to Syria. Swedish Attorney General's Office Questions Assange in London http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5790&SEO=swedish-attorney-generals-office-questions-assange-in-london London, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The Swedish Attorney General''s Office is interrogating the founder of the website Wikileaks, Julian Assange, at the Ecuadorian embassy in this capital, where he has been a refugee for more than four years. 3 Dead and Thousand Homeless Due to Fire in Philippines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5789&SEO=3-dead-and-thousand-homeless-due-to-fire-in-philippines Manila,Nov 14 (Prensa Latina)Three persons died while more than 6 thousand remain without a home as fires razed 500 houses in Mandaluyong. Two Hundred Children Could Die in Nigeria From Hunger http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5787&SEO=two-hundred-children-could-die-in-nigeria-from-hunger 14 de noviembre de 2016, 14:00Abuja, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) A new survey from Save the Children has found that up to half of all under-fives are acutely malnourished in some parts of north-east Nigeria where it is feared 200 children could die every day in a hidden hunger crisis. Deputy Minister Meets with Cuban Students in Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5783&SEO=deputy-minister-meets-with-cuban-students-in-russia 14 de noviembre de 2016, 13:06Moscow, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Minister of Transportation, Eduardo Rodriguez, met with Cuban students in Russia, diplomatic sources said. President; Stability in Haiti May Curb Migration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5781&SEO=president-stability-in-haiti-may-curb-migration Santo Domingo, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Haiti''s political stability may curb excessive migration from the country, according to the interim president of this nation, Jocelerme Privert. International Forum of Cultural Diversity Begins in Bolivia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5779&SEO=international-forum-of-cultural-diversity-begins-in-bolivia 14 de noviembre de 2016, 12:26La Paz, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The International Forum of Cultural Diversities Indigenous Peoples of South America begins today with a tribute to Túpac Katari, a leader of the indigenous rebellion against the Spanish in the 1780''s. PAHO-Bolivia: Work by Cuban Doctors Should Be a Model http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5775&SEO=paho-bolivia-work-by-cuban-doctors-should-be-a-model 14 de noviembre de 2016, 11:54By Carmen Esquivel Sarria UN Makes Calls to Promote Diabetes Prevention Policies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5763&SEO=un-makes-calls-to-promote-diabetes-prevention-policies United Nations, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) On World Diabetes Day, the UN has made calls to promote policies aimed at preventing and treating diabetes, a disease that affected 422 million people in 2014. Climate Change Summit Full of Symbolism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5738&SEO=climate-change-summit-full-of-symbolism Marrakesh, Morocco, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Climate Change Summit (COP22) will be held from Tuesday, November 15, after several days of deliberations at the expert and ministerial level. US Base Attack Kills Four in Afghanistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5736&SEO=us-base-attack-kills-four-in-afghanistan Kabul, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) Officials in Bagram''s Afghan province confirmed four dead after a rebels attack on a US air base. Women Do Have Better Memories Than Men, Says Study http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5735&SEO=women-do-have-better-memories-than-men-says-study Washington, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) Women have better memories than men. In a study published in the journal Menopause, women aged 45-55 years performed better in all memory measures, despite experiencing a decline around the menopause. Syrian Army Recovers New Areas in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5734&SEO=syrian-army-recovers-new-areas-in-aleppo Damascus, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) Syrian army units and allied militias have recovered three new areas in western Aleppo, 350 kilometers north of Damascus, military sources confirmed today. UN Agency Warns of Danger of Famine in South Sudan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5733&SEO=un-agency-warns-of-danger-of-famine-in-south-sudan Juba, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) An official of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) issued an alert on a possible famine caused by the military conflict in South Sudan. Relative Calm Returns to Somalia After Death of 45: UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5731&SEO=relative-calm-returns-to-somalia-after-death-of-45-un 12 de noviembre de 2016, 11:23Mogadiscio,Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) Relative calm has returned to central Somali town of Galkayo but tension remains high after sporadic fighting between two rival regional states claimed lives of 45 people after five weeks of fighting, the UN humanitarian agency said on Friday. French Journalist Arrested in Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5730&SEO=french-journalist-arrested-in-turkey Paris, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) French journalist Olivier Bertrand, who works for the publication ''Les Jours'', was arrested by the Turkish police while covering a news, according to the French press. EAU Calls for Shared Global Responsibility in Planning Future http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5729&SEO=eau-calls-for-shared-global-responsibility-in-planning-future 12 de noviembre de 2016, 11:12Abu Dhabi, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) The Vice-President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, urged governments, international organizations and private institutions to assume the shared responsibility to plan the future of the world. Dinosaurs Evolution Was Slow: Researchers Find http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5728&SEO=dinosaurs-evolution-was-slow-researchers-find 12 de noviembre de 2016, 11:11Washington, Nov. 12 (Prensa Latina) Challenging previous theories that talk about dinosaurs'' sudden surge in evolution, a new study suggested that dinosaurs evolved slowly and those extinct creatures never had a sudden evolution. Colombia Denounces Increase of Assassination of Social Activists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5727&SEO=colombia-denounces-increase-of-assassination-of-social-activists Bogota, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) The number of murders of social activists in Colombia increased this year to 62, compared to 57 cases registered in 2015, denounced today the NGO Somos Defensores. Vietnam-China Relations Very Active http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5724&SEO=vietnam-china-relations-very-active 12 de noviembre de 2016, 10:24Hanoi, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) Relations between Vietnam and China are very active today following the visit here this week of the parliamentary leader of the neighboring country, Zhang Dejiang, and the holding of the Third Binational Youth Festival, among other actions. Government-Opposition Dialogue Attracts Attention in Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5718&SEO=government-opposition-dialogue-attracts-attention-in-venezuela Caracas, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) The results of the second meeting of the government-opposition dialogue are have flooded the media and attracted public attention in Venezuela after a day without concrete agreements, but with progress in the negotiations. Japan: 6.2 Earthquake Hits Eastern Coast, Strong Aftershocks Expected http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5720&SEO=japan-6.2-earthquake-hits-eastern-coast-strong-aftershocks-expected 12 de noviembre de 2016, 09:54Tokyo, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 hit eastern Japan today, according to the US Geological Survey. Japan: 6.2 Earthquake Hits Eastern Coast, Strong Aftershocks Expected http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5722&SEO=japan-6.2-earthquake-hits-eastern-coast-strong-aftershocks-expected Tokyo, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 hit eastern Japan today, according to the US Geological Survey. XI Quito Book Fair Opens with Cuba as Honor Guest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5716&SEO=xi-quito-book-fair-opens-with-cuba-as-honor-guest Quito, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) The IX International Quito Book Fair was officially inaugurated with Cuba as a guest country of honor. French Prime Minister Admits Terrorist Threat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5715&SEO=french-prime-minister-admits-terrorist-threat Paris, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) A year after the terrorist attacks in Paris, on November 13th, 2015, the threat of terrorism is still present in France and Europe, said Prime Minister Manuel Valls in an article published on Saturday. Russia is Ready to Extend Humanitarian Pause in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5713&SEO=russia-is-ready-to-extend-humanitarian-pause-in-aleppo Moscow, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Defense Ministry (MinDef) announced today its willingness to extend a humanitarian pause in the Syrian city of Aleppo, if the UN supplies food and evacuates wounded and sick from the city''s eastern part. Cuba Gets Ready for World Day of Diabetes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5711&SEO=cuba-gets-ready-for-world-day-of-diabetes Havana, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) With the completion of walks and educational festivals nationwide, Cuba held this Monday the World Diabetes Day, today reported Ileidis Iglesias, Director of the National Institute of Endocrinology. World's Smallest Magnifying Glass http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5709&SEO=worlds-smallest-magnifying-glass London, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) For centuries, scientists believed that light, like all waves, couldn''t be focused down smaller than its wavelength, just under a millionth of a metre. Russia Denounces Provocations Against its Embassies in the West http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5708&SEO=russia-denounces-provocations-against-its-embassies-in-the-west Moscow, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Foreign Ministry denounced today the calls of several Western countries to protest against its embassies and urged to compliance with the Vienna Convention, including the security guarantees for the missions. Helicopter Crashed on Managua Neighborhood, No Casualties Reported http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5702&SEO=helicopter-crashed-on-managua-neighborhood-no-casualties-reported 11 de noviembre de 2016, 16:35Managua, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) A helicopter crashed today in the neighborhood call Naciones Unidas, on the outskirts of Managua, but no casualties were reported. Intensified Campaign Against Influenza in Italy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5701&SEO=intensified-campaign-against-influenza-in-italy Rome, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) The peak season of influenza is close and the preventive actions to achieve the immunization of people at risk of contracting the disease are intensified here today. Massive Shooting Foiled in Finland http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5700&SEO=massive-shooting-foiled-in-finland Helsinki, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Finnish authorities were able to foil a massive shooting in which the perpetrator planned to kill nearly 40 people at a school in Kokkola, prosecutors reported. The South Centre and FAO Step Up Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5692&SEO=the-south-centre-and-fao-step-up-cooperation 11 de noviembre de 2016, 15:01Marrakech, Marruecos, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) FAO is joining forces with the South Centre, an intergovernmental organization of developing countries, to help the countries of the Global South eliminate hunger and malnutrition, reduce poverty, address climate change and achieve sustainable rural development under the umbrella of South-South cooperation. Japan Executes 17th Inmate in 4 Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5689&SEO=japan-executes-17th-inmate-in-4-years 11 de noviembre de 2016, 14:23Tokyo,Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Japan executed a death row inmate today, the Justice Ministry said in announcing the 17th execution in about four years since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe returned to power in December 2012. Iraqi Displaced Flee Mosul to Syrian Towns http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5687&SEO=iraqi-displaced-flee-mosul-to-syrian-towns 11 de noviembre de 2016, 13:06United Nations, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of Iraqi civilians have fled from rural areas of Mosul to Syrian provinces for fear of being considered members of the Islamic State (IS), the United Nations warned today. Pope Francis Addresses Current Issues in an Interview http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5685&SEO=pope-francis-addresses-current-issues-in-an-interview Rome, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) The situation of refugees and immigrants is today the main concern for Pope Francis, who expressed his interest in the immigration crisis in an interview with the newspaper La Repubblica, published today. Trump and Waste Problems at COP22 in Marrakesh http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5664&SEO=trump-and-waste-problems-at-cop22-in-marrakesh By Fausto Triana Santiago de Chile, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) The UN Conference on Climate Change (COP22) in Marrakech, Morocco, is discussing issues of concern for the future of humanity and have added the topic of Donald Trump to its agenda. Food Prices Rise, Says FAO http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5656&SEO=food-prices-rise-says-fao Rome, Nov 11(Prensa Latina) The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported a 0.7 percent increase in the overall food price index in October compared to September. Russia Denounces Catastrophic Humanitarian Situation in Mosul, Iraq http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5655&SEO=russia-denounces-catastrophic-humanitarian-situation-in-mosul-iraq Moscow, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Russia denounced the catastrophic humanitarian situation in the Iraqi city of Mosul, described by UN agencies as more serious than the one in the Syrian city of Aleppo, said today the Foreign Ministry. Venezuela Advances in the Fight Against Drugs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5653&SEO=venezuela-advances-in-the-fight-against-drugs Caracas, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivarian National Guard (GNB) have seized so far this year 37.7 tons of drugs, thanks to the security services, pointed out today the commander of that body, Antonio Benavides. Jamaican Gov't Reiterates Willingness to Fight Human Trafficking http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5651&SEO=jamaican-govt-reiterates-willingness-to-fight-human-trafficking Kingston, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Despite advances in combating trafficking in persons in Jamaica, minister of Justice in this country Delroy Chuck reiterated the government''s willingness to strengthen the fight against this social scourge. Waste to Wealth in Australia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5648&SEO=waste-to-wealth-in-australia 10 de noviembre de 2016, 16:20Canberra, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina)Australian James Cook University researchers from the Centre for Macroalgal Resources and Biotechnology have successfully used algae to clean up wastewater in North Queensland and say the technique could be used to reduce water pollution on a larger scale. Philippines Duterte Agrees to Establish Open Waters with Malaysia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5644&SEO=philippines-duterte-agrees-to-establish-open-waters-with-malaysia 10 de noviembre de 2016, 15:33Manila,Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has agreed today to establish standard operating procedures (SOP) for situations of hot pursuit in the Sulu sea. COP22 Urges to End Effects of Climate Change in Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5631&SEO=cop22-urges-to-end-effects-of-climate-change-in-africa 10 de noviembre de 2016, 13:26Marrakech, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) As part of the parallel activities during the COP22 Conference, renowned personalities met today in order to share their views on the available means to address the risks related to climate change in Africa. Observers Prepare for the Biggest Supermoon in 70 Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5629&SEO=observers-prepare-for-the-biggest-supermoon-in-70-years 10 de noviembre de 2016, 12:50Washington, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) November''s supermoon, which can be observed on next Monday, will be the biggest in nearly 70 years and the next one will be in 2034, the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) reported today. Destabilization Moves Against El Salvadoran Government Rejected http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5626&SEO=destabilization-moves-against-el-salvadoran-government-rejected 10 de noviembre de 2016, 12:44San Salvador, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) El Salvadoran social and trade union organizations have today demand the cessation of the destabilization measures promoted by the right-wing party, Alianza Republicana Nacionalista (Arena), the Constitutional Hall and economic power groups against the government. Colombian Engineer's Invention Allows Quadriplegics to Walk http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5621&SEO=colombian-engineers-invention-allows-quadriplegics-to-walk 10 de noviembre de 2016, 12:35Bogota, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) An engineer from the Colombian city of Medellín has presented an invention that allows quadriplegics to walk, called the ''exoskeleton'' by its creator. Mexico Losses Millions Due to Weather Changes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5615&SEO=mexico-losses-millions-due-to-weather-changes 10 de noviembre de 2016, 11:08Mexico, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Mexico has spent more than 24 billion pesos (about $1.3 billion USD) per year to combat weather changes due to climate change and the figure is increasing. Portuguese Order of Nurses Praises Cuban Progress in Health http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5613&SEO=portuguese-order-of-nurses-praises-cuban-progress-in-health 10 de noviembre de 2016, 10:26Lisbon, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Portuguese Order of Nurses, Ana Rita Cavaco, has praised the progress made by Cuba in the health sector during a meeting with the island''s ambassador to Portugal, Johana Tablada. Cuban Surgery Congress Concludes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5610&SEO=cuban-surgery-congress-concludes Havana, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The 13th Cuban Congress of Surgery 2016 is concluding today in Havana after three days of sessions with delegates participating from more than 20 countries. UN Celebrates World Science Day for Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5608&SEO=un-celebrates-world-science-day-for-peace United Nations, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations today celebrates World Science Day for Peace and Development with a call for its dissemination as a tool to improve the lives of humanity. Iran Reacts Positively to IAEA Report on Nuclear Pact http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5607&SEO=iran-reacts-positively-to-iaea-report-on-nuclear-pact Tehran, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Iran has welcomed a recent report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on its nuclear activities, and has reaffirmed its commitment to the agreement signed last year. Trump's Stance in Climat Change Causes Fear http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5604&SEO=trumps-stance-in-climat-change-causes-fear By Fausto TrianaSantiago de Chile, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Politicians and experts in Chile have openly expressed fears about the presidency of Donald Trump, which they feel could have a serious impact on the crusade against climate change. WHO Worried about Consequences of the Battle for Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5599&SEO=who-worried-about-consequences-of-the-battle-for-mosul United Nations, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed its concern about the impact on the population of the fight for the Iraqi city of Mosul. Protocol on Forced Labor Comes into Force http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5598&SEO=protocol-on-forced-labor-comes-into-force 10 de noviembre de 2016, 00:02Geneva, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The Protocol of the International Labour Organization (ILO) on forced labor, which came into force today, will allow effective measures to be adopted to prevent and eliminate this problem and protect the victims, according to Guy Ryder, the director-general of the ILO. Second Shipment of UNPD Aid Arrives in Matthew Affected Cuban Areas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5597&SEO=second-shipment-of-unpd-aid-arrives-in-matthew-affected-cuban-areas 09 de noviembre de 2016, 17:14Havana, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) A second shipment from the United Nations Program for Development (UNPD) has arrived in Santiago de Cuba in support of the recovery effort in the territories affected by Hurricane Matthew. Climate Change Follows Negative Trend http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5594&SEO=climate-change-follows-negative-trend 09 de noviembre de 2016, 16:55Por Fausto TrianaSantiago, Chile, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) While political earthquakes keep many countries of the world on tenterhooks, climate change follows its negative trend, sounding alarms again. Smoking a Pack a Day For a Year Causes 150 Mutations in Lung Cells http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5590&SEO=smoking-a-pack-a-day-for-a-year-causes-150-mutations-in-lung-cells 09 de noviembre de 2016, 16:29Washington,Nov 9 (Prensa Latina)Scientists have measured the catastrophic genetic damage caused by smoking in different organs of the body and identified several different mechanisms by which tobacco smoking causes mutations in DNA. Almost 40 Miners Killed in Nigeria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5589&SEO=almost-40-miners-killed-in-nigeria 09 de noviembre de 2016, 16:16Abuja, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) An armed group killed 36 miners in an illegal gold mine in Bindim in northern Nigeria, informed police sources today, after reporting 40 dead. Cuba and UNESCO Evaluate Existing Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5588&SEO=cuba-and-unesco-evaluate-existing-relations Havana, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Cuba Government currently have good relations. Monkeys Regain Control Of Paralyzed Legs With Help Of An Implant http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5586&SEO=monkeys-regain-control-of-paralyzed-legs-with-help-of-an-implant 09 de noviembre de 2016, 16:03Barn, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina Swiss Neurosurgeons working on monkey were able to reactivate a lega that had been out for 6 days because of an injury. Dismantled Important Drug-Trafficker Network in Costa Rica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5585&SEO=dismantled-important-drug-trafficker-network-in-costa-rica 09 de noviembre de 2016, 15:54San José, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican authorities announced today the dismantling of an important drug trafficking structure with the seizure of 1.7 million USD and more than three tons of cocaine as well as the arrest of 24 people. Iranian President Regrets Deaths in Karbala http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5584&SEO=iranian-president-regrets-deaths-in-karbala 09 de noviembre de 2016, 15:52Tehran, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) President Hassan Rouhani regretted today the deaths of 28 Iranians who made a pilgrimage to the Iraqi city of Karbala days after eight nationals died in a terrorist attack in Samarra. Simulations Show Likely Amount of Sea Level Rise in Coastal Cities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5583&SEO=simulations-show-likely-amount-of-sea-level-rise-in-coastal-cities 09 de noviembre de 2016, 15:41Washington, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) An international team of researchers has run multiple global climate computer simulations multiple times and has used the simulation results to estimate the local impact of rising sea levels on coastal cities around the globe. Terrorist Attacks Cause 9 Dead and 30 Injured in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5582&SEO=terrorist-attacks-cause-9-dead-and-30-injured-in-syria Damascus, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Media reports today that nine people were killed and 30 wounded in a terrorist attacks in Aleppo, a village in Idleb, in the Harasta suburb of the Syrian capital. Caribbean to Discuss Sustainable Energy Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5581&SEO=caribbean-to-discuss-sustainable-energy-development 09 de noviembre de 2016, 15:31Bridgetown, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Politicians, Caribbean Ministers of Energy and experts will meet in Bridgetown, Barbados, from tomorrow in order to discuss possible ways to promote sustainable energy development in the region. El Salvador: CELAC Countries Analyze Progress Made in Family Farming http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5578&SEO=el-salvador-celac-countries-analyze-progress-made-in-family-farming San Salvador, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) The 3rd CELAC Ministerial Meeting on Family Farming began today in the capital of El Salvador in order to analyze the progress made in the fight against hunger. Cuba and Russia Sign Contract for Railway Cars http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5576&SEO=cuba-and-russia-sign-contract-for-railway-cars 09 de noviembre de 2016, 14:48Moscow, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Russian and Cuban companies, Tvervagonnostroitelny Zavod and Tradex, respectively have signed a contract for buying 68 passenger cars, as part of the railway development program on the island, diplomatic sources said today. Police Continue Protests in France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5574&SEO=police-continue-protests-in-france 09 de noviembre de 2016, 14:15Paris, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Police officers from several cities in France are planning demonstrations for today and tomorrow to continue their protest against the lack of security guarantees in the exercise of their duties. Doctors' Strike Enters Second Day After March in Peru http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5570&SEO=doctors-strike-enters-second-day-after-march-in-peru Lima, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) A strike of physicians from the State''s health centers entered today second day in Peru after a march of protest against the appointment of people questioned as directors of the Central Bank. Cancer Treatment at 2nd Session of Cuban Congress of Surgery http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5556&SEO=cancer-treatment-at-2nd-session-of-cuban-congress-of-surgery Havana, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) National and international delegates will exchange today on the surgical procedure against cancer oncology during the second day of the 13th Cuban Congress of Surgery at the Conference Center in Havana. Climate Agreement Generates Investment Opportunities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5546&SEO=climate-agreement-generates-investment-opportunities Washington, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) The global agreement on climate change, approved last year in Paris, has generated investments close to USD 23 billion until 2030 in emerging markets. Cuba and UNESCO Organize International Jazz Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5545&SEO=cuba-and-unesco-organize-international-jazz-day Havana, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have held meetings on the preparations for the 6th edition of International Jazz Day, the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs said today. Mexico: Ship Detained in Area of Endangered Species http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5543&SEO=mexico-ship-detained-in-area-of-endangered-species 08 de noviembre de 2016, 16:53Mexico, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) A ship was detained for illegal fishing in an area destined for the conservation of the vaquita (porpoise) and the totoaba fish, which are endangered species, the Naval Secretariat of Mexico (Semar) reported today. Iran Foreign Minister Calls for Stopping Bloodshed in Syria and Yemen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5540&SEO=iran-foreign-minister-calls-for-stopping-bloodshed-in-syria-and-yemen Beirut, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) Iran''s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called here today for stopping the bloodshed in Syria and Yemen, while saying that these conflicts have only political solutions and reiterated his country''s support for Lebanon. Venezuela and China to Review Bilateral Cooperation in December http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5539&SEO=venezuela-and-china-to-review-bilateral-cooperation-in-december 08 de noviembre de 2016, 16:23Caracas, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro announced today that the China-Venezuela Joint High Level Commission will meet on December in Caracas. US Museum to Open Exhibition on Cuban Biodiversity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5537&SEO=us-museum-to-open-exhibition-on-cuban-biodiversity Havana, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The American Museum of Natural History of New York (AMNH) will open an exhibition on Cuban biodiversity on Monday, said Maritza Garcia, an official from the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment of Cuba (Citma). St Vincent and the Grenadines Bans Capture of Sea Turtles http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5535&SEO=st-vincent-and-the-grenadines-bans-capture-of-sea-turtles 08 de noviembre de 2016, 16:02Kingstown, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) St Vincent and the Grenadines has ban the capture of sea turtles ot their eggs. Massive Lake Discovered Under Volcano in Bolivia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5533&SEO=massive-lake-discovered-under-volcano-in-bolivia 08 de noviembre de 2016, 15:47London,Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) Scientists from the University of Bristol have discovered a huge magmatic lake, 15 kilometres below a dormant volcano in Bolivia, South America. Thailand Allocates Funds for Victims of Earthquake in Ecuador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5528&SEO=thailand-allocates-funds-for-victims-of-earthquake-in-ecuador 08 de noviembre de 2016, 15:25Quito, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) Thailand increased the world aid to Ecuador to ease the serious damage caused to the coastal region by the earthquake in last April, the death toll of which was 671 people. At Least 40 Miners Killed by Gunmen in Northern Nigeria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5522&SEO=at-least-40-miners-killed-by-gunmen-in-northern-nigeria 08 de noviembre de 2016, 14:30Abuja,Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The Nigerian police have launched an investigation into the killing of at least 40 miners working on a site in the country''s northwestern state of Zamfara, a spokesman said today. Cuban Surgery Congress Begins http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5505&SEO=cuban-surgery-congress-begins Havana, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The 13th Cuban Surgery Congress 2016 has began today at the Conference Center in Havana with the participation of delegates from more than 20 countries. Germany Boosts Aid to U.N. in Africa to Deter Europe Bound Migration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5493&SEO=germany-boosts-aid-to-u.n.-in-africa-to-deter-europe-bound-migration 08 de noviembre de 2016, 00:06Berlín, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) Germany today pledged a 61-million-euro hike in funding for U.N. relief operations in Africa so that fewer of its people undertake perilous odysseys to Europe according to local authorities. Africa Demands Permanent Seats on UN Security Council http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5489&SEO=africa-demands-permanent-seats-on-un-security-council 07 de noviembre de 2016, 16:46United Nations, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) claimed here today a reform of the United Nations Security Council to increase its permanent and rotating members, with at least two seats in each case for the continent. A Ton of CO2 Eliminates Three Square Meters of Arctic Ice http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5488&SEO=a-ton-of-co2-eliminates-three-square-meters-of-arctic-ice Washington, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) For each ton of carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted by a person on our planet 3 three square meters of Arctic sea ice disappears, according to a study published today in Science magazine. Dentsu Raided Over Suspected Overwork Cases in Japan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5487&SEO=dentsu-raided-over-suspected-overwork-cases-in-japan 07 de noviembre de 2016, 16:21Tokyo,Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) Labor authorities raided Dentsu Inc''s headquarters and other offices today, suspecting the Japanese advertising giant made a number of staff work overtime illegally following the revelation that a 24-year-old employee committed suicide due to overwork. Cuba and Mexico Explore Business Potentialities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5484&SEO=cuba-and-mexico-explore-business-potentialities 07 de noviembre de 2016, 15:58Havana, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) Authorities of Cuba and Mexico started today in this capital a series of meetings directed to impel the exchange in regulative matters and the pharmaceutical market, as well as to explore the business potentialities. Australia Reports 50 Fires in New South Wales http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5478&SEO=australia-reports-50-fires-in-new-south-wales 07 de noviembre de 2016, 15:14Canberra, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) The Australian authorities today reported the existence of fifty forest fires in the state of New South Wales, including an incident in Port Stephens which threatens the urban areas. Philippine Group Abu Sayyaf Confirms Kidnapping of German Couple http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5477&SEO=philippine-group-abu-sayyaf-confirms-kidnapping-of-german-couple 07 de noviembre de 2016, 15:13Manila, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) The Philippine authorities are currently investigating the veracity of a statement by the insurgent group Abu Sayyaf, which claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of a couple of German tourists in waters of the Malaysian state of Sabah. Suspects of Attack in Turkey Arrested http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5475&SEO=suspects-of-attack-in-turkey-arrested 07 de noviembre de 2016, 14:57Ankara, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) The Turkish Police arrested today 10 suspects of having participated in an attack on Friday in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir that caused the death of 11 people and wounds to hundreds. Lightning Storm Kills Two in a South African Province http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5474&SEO=lightning-storm-kills-two-in-a-south-african-province 07 de noviembre de 2016, 14:56Pretoria, November 7 (Prensa Latina) At least two people were killed and 20 ended up wounded when a lightning storm hit this weekend the town of Umzinyathi in northern South African province of KwaZulu-Natal, authorities said this Monday. Number of Extraditions From United States to Guatemala Increases http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5472&SEO=number-of-extraditions-from-united-states-to-guatemala-increases 07 de noviembre de 2016, 14:53Guatemala, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) The United States have extradited 28,464 Guatemalans from January to October, 2,367 more Guatemalans, compared to the 26,097 who were repatriated in the same period of 2015, the Directorate General of Immigration reported. Climate Change Conference, COP22, Starts in Morocco http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5462&SEO=climate-change-conference-cop22-starts-in-morocco Marrakesh, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) The 22nd Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, COP22, has begun today in Morocco focused on concrete action included in the Paris Agreement. Italy: Center of the Country Still Unstable a Week after Quake http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5438&SEO=italy-center-of-the-country-still-unstable-a-week-after-quake Rome, Nov 6 (Prensa Latina) Just a week after the earthquake that devastated a long zone of the center of Italy, still this region of Italy presents affectations by the impact of the quake of 6.5 Richter scale degrees, the biggest occurred in Italy in the last 36 years. Malnutrition Claims the Lives of Children in South Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5437&SEO=malnutrition-claims-the-lives-of-children-in-south-africa Pretoria, Nov 6 (Prensa Latina) Though the number of children who die due to malnutrition has decreased, this is a phenomenon that still claims a great number of human lives, said the National Public Health Department here Sunday. Kremlin Confirms is Ready to Tackle US Cyber Attacks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5427&SEO=kremlin-confirms-is-ready-to-tackle-us-cyber-attacks Moscow, Nov 5 (Prensa Latina) Russia reiterated its readiness to face the threat of cyber attacks from any country, including the United States, when commenting on reports on alleged cyber attacks against Kremlin''s servers by US military hackers. 1,700 Schools Closed in New Delhi due to Air Pollution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5425&SEO=1700-schools-closed-in-new-delhi-due-to-air-pollution New Delhi, Nov 5 (Prensa Latina) More than 1,700 schools, which serve almost 900,000 students, were closed today in this city due to the environmental pollution that affects vast areas of the city. Brazil Remembers Major Socio-Environmental Tragedy of its History http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5420&SEO=brazil-remembers-major-socio-environmental-tragedy-of-its-history Brasilia, Nov 5 (Prensa Latina) Without knowing yet when the victims will be compensated by the companies responsible for the disaster, Brazil remembers today the greatest socio-environmental tragedy of its history which occurred one year ago in Minas Gerais. Bolivia: Health Program Benefits More than One Million Children http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5409&SEO=bolivia-health-program-benefits-more-than-one-million-children 04 de noviembre de 2016, 18:00La Paz, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) More than 500 million children under five years of age received attention as part of the health program, promoted by the Bolivian government to ensure access of the poor people to that service, said authorities. Spain and Cuba Seek Cooperation in Technology Sector http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5400&SEO=spain-and-cuba-seek-cooperation-in-technology-sector 04 de noviembre de 2016, 16:29Havana, Nov. 4 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish specialist Javier Quilis, Director General of Elencom, expressed today his intention to strengthen cooperation with Cuba in the field of irrigation equipment for agriculture. A Long-Lost Gas Cloud Will Slam into Our Galaxy in 30 Million Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5395&SEO=a-long-lost-gas-cloud-will-slam-into-our-galaxy-in-30-million-years 04 de noviembre de 2016, 13:12Washington,Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) A massive cloud of gas will crash into the Milky Way in about 30 million years, but there''s no real danger to our home galaxy, NASA says. Environmental Pollution Leads to Death in Pakistani Province http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5387&SEO=environmental-pollution-leads-to-death-in-pakistani-province Islamabad, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) High rates of environmental pollution in the Pakistani province of Punjab has caused more than 600 accidents in the last 24 hours and forced local authorities to adopt health and safety measures. International Science Convention Closes in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5386&SEO=international-science-convention-closes-in-cuba Havana, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) With the closing ceremony of the congress INFO 2016 and the Workshop on Information and Communications for Sustainable Development, the 1st International Convention on Science, Technology and Innovation is concluding today in Havana. Paris Agreement on Climate Change Now in Force http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5385&SEO=paris-agreement-on-climate-change-now-in-force United Nations, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) Almost a year after being being signed, the Paris Agreement on climate change comes into effect today, limiting the emission of greenhouse gases, which lead to global warming. Syrian-Jordanian Transport Company Restarts its Activities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5384&SEO=syrian-jordanian-transport-company-restarts-its-activities 04 de noviembre de 2016, 10:46Damascus, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) After several years of inactivity, the Syrian-Jordanian transport company has resumed operations distributing goods across the country, according to reports in Damascus today. FIHAV 2016 Exhibits Farmacuba Export Products http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5383&SEO=fihav-2016-exhibits-farmacuba-export-products Havana, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) Farmacuba has been exhibiting export products in the context of the 34th Havana International Fair, FIHAV 2016, the largest commercial event in Cuba and the Caribbean, which ends today in Havana. New Evacuation of Migrant Camp in Paris Begins http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5379&SEO=new-evacuation-of-migrant-camp-in-paris-begins Paris, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) French authorities have begun dismantling a migrant camp in the vicinity of the metro station of Stalingrad, in Paris, where more than 2500 migrants are concentrated. Terrorists Attack Russian Helicopter in Syria Without Casualties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5378&SEO=terrorists-attack-russian-helicopter-in-syria-without-casualties 04 de noviembre de 2016, 10:27Damascus, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) The Coordination Center for the ceasefire, in the Russian air base of Khmeimim, and the Syrian authorities have confirmed the terrorist attack on a helicopter carrying humanitarian aid. Mexico Will Host Internet Governance Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5377&SEO=mexico-will-host-internet-governance-forum 04 de noviembre de 2016, 01:19Mexico, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) The municipality of Zapopan, in the Mexican state of Jalisco, will be venue to the International Forum for the Governance of Internet, on December 6 thru 9, announced its organizers. Mexican Researcher Warns on Use of Transgenic Organisms http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5373&SEO=mexican-researcher-warns-on-use-of-transgenic-organisms 04 de noviembre de 2016, 00:16Mexico, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) The use of genetic engineering techniques to increase food production is unnecessary in Mexico, according to the researcher and professor at the Chapingo Autonomous University, Gerardo Noriega. Costa Rica Reports nearly 1,400 Cases of Zika this Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5367&SEO=costa-rica-reports-nearly-1400-cases-of-zika-this-year 03 de noviembre de 2016, 17:22San Jose, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rica reported 18 new cases of Zika last week, which increased the toll to 1,375 cases so far this year, said a report issued by the Ministry of Health. Cuba Highlights Angiology Challenges due to Population Aging http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5361&SEO=cuba-highlights-angiology-challenges-due-to-population-aging 03 de noviembre de 2016, 16:15Havana, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban angiologist, Alejandro Hernandez, mentioned today the main challenges of the specialty in Cuba, due to the population aging process in the upcoming decades. Oldest Known Evidence of Human Settlement in Australia is Found http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5352&SEO=oldest-known-evidence-of-human-settlement-in-australia-is-found 03 de noviembre de 2016, 12:46Canberra,Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Humans arrived in the arid interior of Australia some 10,000 years earlier than we thought, archaeologists suggest, with the discovery of ancient artefacts in a South Australian cave that have been dated to as far back as 49,000 years ago. Elephant Poaching Affects Africa's Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5350&SEO=elephant-poaching-affects-africas-economy Luanda, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Elephant poaching impacts the economies of African countries, losing them 25 million dollars in annual tourism revenue, according to results of a new scientific study, cited in Luanda today. New Cancer Therapies to be Developed in Italy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5348&SEO=new-cancer-therapies-to-be-developed-in-italy 03 de noviembre de 2016, 12:07Rome, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) The biopharmaceutical company Bellicum Pharmaceuticals and the Baby Jesus Pediatric Institute, have agreed to develop, in 2017, joint pre-clinical and clinical studies on advanced cell therapies for cancer in children and adults, the Italian daily Il Fatto Quotidiano reported today. First International Convention on Science, Technology and Innovation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5340&SEO=first-international-convention-on-science-technology-and-innovation Havana, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) The challenges of Social Sciences in the current context of change is one of the main subjects of discussion at the First International Convention on Science, Technology and Innovation. The Biggest Super Moon in 70 Years on Nov 14th http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5326&SEO=the-biggest-super-moon-in-70-years-on-nov-14th Washington, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) The inhabitants of the Earth will have the unique opportunity to observe the brightest super moon on November 14th, according to the US National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA). Bolivia: Drug Lab Destroyed and Traffickers Arrested http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5313&SEO=bolivia-drug-lab-destroyed-and-traffickers-arrested 02 de noviembre de 2016, 13:38La Paz, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian Special Force of Struggle against Drugs destroyed a drug laboratory to process this kind of substances in the town of Robore and arrested five Colombian citizens who were involved in this illegal trade, as confirmed by the Interior Ministry Wednesday. Greece to Transfer 2,000 Refugees to Crete http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5312&SEO=greece-to-transfer-2000-refugees-to-crete Athens, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) The Greek Migration Minister, Yannis Muzalas, said today that at the beginning of 2017, Greece will transfer about two thousand refugees heading for the island of Crete, in order to avoid the overflow of other camps. MH370: Latest Theories For the Plane's Disappearance http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5310&SEO=mh370-latest-theories-for-the-planes-disappearance Canberra,Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) A new report on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 which dissapear in 2014 with 239 passengers concludes that the pilots were not at the controls during the fast and uncontrol jet''s last descent. Fire in Manila Suburb Leaves 2,000 Families Homeless http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5309&SEO=fire-in-manila-suburb-leaves-2000-families-homeless 02 de noviembre de 2016, 13:06Manila,Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) At least 2,000 families have been left homeless by a fire that today swept through a suburb of shantytowns in the city of Las Pinas, in the National Capital Region of the Philippines, destroying more than 800 homes, according to official sources.