Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina First Picture of Jupiter Rings Taken from Inside Exhibited http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13509&SEO=first-picture-of-jupiter-rings-taken-from-inside-exhibited 29 de mayo de 2017, 17:36Washington, May 29 (Prensa Latina) US National Aeronautics and Space Administration(NASA) today exhibited a photo captured by space probe Juno from the inside of the rings of Jupiter. Possible Infection of One Thousand Soldiers in Turkey Detected http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13493&SEO=possible-infection-of-one-thousand-soldiers-in-turkey-detected Ankara, May 29 (Prensa Latina) Poor meat could be the source of an infection in a Turkish barracks that killed a soldier and hospitalized one thousand 46, Dr. Tur Yildiz Bicer reported today. Several Dead, Injured, Streets Blocked As Severe Storm Hits Moscow http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13492&SEO=several-dead-injured-streets-blocked-as-severe-storm-hits-moscow Moscow,May 29 (Prensa Latina) At least 11 persons died and 40 were injured today here because of intense winds and rains. Syrian Army Frees Villages and Advances in Eastern Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13490&SEO=syrian-army-frees-villages-and-advances-in-eastern-aleppo Aleppo, May 29 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian army and allied militias continued military anti-terrorist operations east of the province of Aleppo, where they expelled the Islamic State from 22 villages, military sources confirmed today. Deputy PM of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Arrived in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13488&SEO=deputy-pm-of-st.-vincent-and-the-grenadines-arrived-in-cuba Havana, May 29 (Prensa Latina) Deputy Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Luis Straker has arrived in Cuba to mark the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, Cuban Foreign Ministry informed today. Study Questions U.S. Nuclear Safety http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13484&SEO=study-questions-u.s.-nuclear-safety Washington, May 29 (Prensa Latina) The regulatory agency of nuclear energy in the United States underestimates the risk of a catastrophe, a study by the University of Princeton revealed on Monday. Terrorists Moral Judgment Probed in Psychology Test http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13483&SEO=terrorists-moral-judgment-probed-in-psychology-test Washington, May 29 (Prensa Latina) A project aiming to ''scientifically understand the mindset of terrorists'' has published insights that the scientists say could have implications for terror prevention. Cuban First Vice President Concludes Visit to Bolivia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13481&SEO=cuban-first-vice-president-concludes-visit-to-bolivia Santa Cruz, Bolivia, May 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban First Vice President, Miguel Diaz-Canel, has concluded today an official visit to Bolivia, where he met with President Evo Morales and other top leaders, and paid tribute to the guerrilla fighter, Ernesto Che Guevara. Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Demand Release of Bolivian Detainees in Chile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13480&SEO=nobel-peace-prize-laureates-demand-release-of-bolivian-detainees-in-chile La Paz, May 29 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales thanked today the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Rigoberta Menchú and Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, who are in favor of the release of the nine Bolivians detained in Iquique, Chile. Sri Lanka Rains Death Toll Rises to 164 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13479&SEO=sri-lanka-rains-death-toll-rises-to-164 Colombo, May 29 (Prensa Latina) The death toll in Sri Lanka rose to 164 due to flooding and landslides caused by heavy rains associated with the arrival of the monsoon. Latin American Congress of Zoos and Aquariums Begins in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13469&SEO=latin-american-congress-of-zoos-and-aquariums-begins-in-cuba Havana, May 29 (Prensa Latina) The 24th Congress of the Latin American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums (Alpza 2017) will be held from today to June 2nd at the Conference Center in this capital. Cuba Hosts Regional Congress on Zoos and Aquariums http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13463&SEO=cuba-hosts-regional-congress-on-zoos-and-aquariums Havana, May 28 (Prensa Latina) Biologists and specialists in the management of wildlife species in captivity are participating today in the 24th Latin American Congress on Zoological Parks and Aquariums, attended by delegates from 18 nations of the region and the United States. Cubans Provide Solidarity at Bolivian Health Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13460&SEO=cubans-provide-solidarity-at-bolivian-health-fair La Paz, May 28 (Prensa Latina) Professionals from the Cuban Medical Brigade (BMC) in Bolivia are providing solidarity on Sunday at the ExpoSalud 2017 fair, where they are offering free services to patients with limited resources. Yellow Alert in China due to Heat Wave http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13451&SEO=yellow-alert-in-china-due-to-heat-wave Beijing, May 28 (Prensa Latina) The National Meteorological Center of China issued a yellow alert on Sunday due to the high temperatures reported in some central and northern provinces where the thermometers marked up to 39 degrees Celsius. U.S. Secretary of Defense Says Trump Is Open to Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13450&SEO=u.s.-secretary-of-defense-says-trump-is-open-to-climate-change Washington, May 28 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Donald Trump is very open to the issue of climate change while he assesses the Paris Agreement, said Secretary of Defense James Mattis in an interview that was broadcast entirely on Sunday. Birthrate Decreases in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13438&SEO=birthrate-decreases-in-cuba Havana, May 27 (Prensa Latina) The birth rate in Cuba declined by 8,192 births from 2015 to 2016, with a total of 116,872 cases last year, according to data from the Statistical Yearbook for Health released today by local press. More than 800 Soldiers in Turkey Affected by Unknown Infection http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13426&SEO=more-than-800-soldiers-in-turkey-affected-by-unknown-infection 27 de mayo de 2017, 00:26Ankara, May 27 (Prensa Latina) A dead soldier and 828 hospitalized, is the current remnant of an unidentified infection, detected in a garrison in the province of Manisa, west of Turkey, reported the local Public Health Ministry Friday. Cuba to Honor Blood Donors http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13419&SEO=cuba-to-honor-blood-donors 27 de mayo de 2017, 00:05Havana, May 27 (Prensa Latina) A day to honor voluntary blood donors will be held in this island from June 6th to 14th, Granma newspaper reported today. PAHO Alerts on Transmission of AIDS and Syphilis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13402&SEO=paho-alerts-on-transmission-of-aids-and-syphilis 26 de mayo de 2017, 14:59Havana, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has alerted in a report that the progress towards the elimination of vertical transmission of AIDS and syphilis in Latin America and the Caribbean got decelerated. Peace Agreement Favors Colombia Economic Situation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13399&SEO=peace-agreement-favors-colombia-economic-situation Bogota, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The peace agreement between the government and the FARC-EP, which ended the long internal conflict, will favor Colombia''s economic growth by 2.2 percent, confirmed OECD in a report highlighted today by the National media. UN Concern About Civilian Casualties of Anti-terror Bombings in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13397&SEO=un-concern-about-civilian-casualties-of-anti-terror-bombings-in-syria United Nations, May 26 (Prensa Latina) UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra''ad Al Hussein today expressed concern over the impact on the Syrian civilian population of the bombings against positions of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group. Philippines Confirms ISIS Presence in Mindanao http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13396&SEO=philippines-confirms-isis-presence-in-mindanao Manila, May 26 (Prensa Latina) ''We will overcome, we will win,'' Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte told soldiers today in Iligan City, referring to the war against local terror groups in the country. WHO Gives Cuban Henry Reeve Contingent the Public Health Award http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13394&SEO=who-gives-cuban-henry-reeve-contingent-the-public-health-award Geneva, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) presented today the Public Health award in the memory of Dr. Lee Jong-wook to the Cuban medical contingent, Henry Reeve, for its work in facing natural disasters and serious epidemics. Syrian Army Destroys Islamic State Convoy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13393&SEO=syrian-army-destroys-islamic-state-convoy Damascus, May 26 (Prensa Latina) In less than 48 hours, the Syrian Army and allied forces destroyed a convoy of the Islamic State, Daesh for its acronym in Arabic, and Cultural Exchange Between Cuba and Japan is Basis for Good Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13391&SEO=cultural-exchange-between-cuba-and-japan-is-basis-for-good-relations Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The promotion of Japanese cultural values in Cuba has been the basis for good relations with the Asian nation, Japanese ambassador to the island, Masaru Watanabe, said. Former President Rafael Correa Condition Improving http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13390&SEO=former-president-rafael-correa-condition-improving Quito, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Former president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, hospitalized in this capital due to pneumonia'', has shown a favorable evolution, according to reports from the medical team in charge of him. Henry Reeve Medical Brigade, an Example of Unprecedented Solidarity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13387&SEO=henry-reeve-medical-brigade-an-example-of-unprecedented-solidarity By Nicholas Valdes Cuba Exposes in Mexico Experiences to Face Natural Disasters http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13386&SEO=cuba-exposes-in-mexico-experiences-to-face-natural-disasters By Orlando Oramas Leon Ancient Peruvian Civilization More Complex than Previously Thought http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13379&SEO=ancient-peruvian-civilization-more-complex-than-previously-thought Washington, May 26 (Prensa Latina) A civilization that flourished in Peru 15,000 years ago was much more advanced than originally thought and had complex social networks with bureaucracy and religion, the Florida Atlantic University reported today. At Least 10 People still in Serious Condition after Manchest Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13371&SEO=at-least-10-people-still-in-serious-condition-after-manchest-attack London, May 25 (Prensa Latina) Sanitary authorities of the British city of Manchester said Thursday that 5 adults and 5 minors are still in critical condition after the terrorist attack that left 22 dead and more than 100 injured last Monday. Pakistan's Population Could Reach 220 Million http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13358&SEO=pakistans-population-could-reach-220-million Islamabad, May 25 (Prensa Latina) Pakistan´s population is projected at anywhere between 210 million and 220 million people, after its long overdue census process ending on Wednesday night, official sources reported. Day for Cultural Diversity Ends in Camaguey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13357&SEO=day-for-cultural-diversity-ends-in-camaguey Camaguey, Cuba, May 25 (Prensa Latina) A lecture taught by Reynaldo Echemendia, director of the Camaguey Folklore Ballet, qualified the closing of the 7th Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development in this Cuban center-eastern city. NASA Probe on a Fast Track to Reach Metallic Asteroid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13354&SEO=nasa-probe-on-a-fast-track-to-reach-metallic-asteroid Washington, May 25 (Prensa Latina) NASA announced that it had approved a mission, Psyche, to the asteroid belt. Today, the organization announced a shift in Psyche''s launch schedule -- with big ramifications. UN Calls for Action to Protect Civilians in Conflict Zones http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13350&SEO=un-calls-for-action-to-protect-civilians-in-conflict-zones United Nations, May 25 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for actions today to ensure the protection of civilians in areas of conflict, including full respect for international humanitarian law. Cuban Computer Experts Contribute to Economic and Social Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13351&SEO=cuban-computer-experts-contribute-to-economic-and-social-development Matanzas, Cuba, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Cuban Information Technology Union (UIC), Ailyn Febles, said today that the main challenge of this civil society organization is to contribute to the economic and social development of the country. New Zealand Launches Its First Space Rocket Successfully http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13346&SEO=new-zealand-launches-its-first-space-rocket-successfully Washington, May 25 (Prensa Latina) U.S. company Rocket Lab celebrated today the successful launch of a Rocket Lab test craft named Electron from the North Island of New Zealand. Premature Deaths Due to Chronic Diseases Increase in Jamaica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13343&SEO=premature-deaths-due-to-chronic-diseases-increase-in-jamaica Kingston, May 25 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican Health Minister Christopher Tufton has warned of the growing level of premature deaths from chronic diseases, The Observer newspaper reported today. Philippines Launches Surgical Air Strikes to Flush Out Maute Group http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13341&SEO=philippines-launches-surgical-air-strikes-to-flush-out-maute-group Manila,May 25 (Prensa Latina) The military has launched surgical air strikes in three barangays in Marawi City to flush out a group of members of the terrorist Maute group as operations reached the third day, forcing hundreds of residents to evacuate. Syria Sent $ 90 Million in Aid to Palestinian Refugees http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13340&SEO=syria-sent-90-million-in-aid-to-palestinian-refugees Damascus, May 25 (Prensa Latina) During the year 2016, Syria sent $ 90 million in humanitarian aid and social support to Palestinian refugees, media reports said today in Damascus. NASA Says That Five Asteroids Will Come Close to Earth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13337&SEO=nasa-says-that-five-asteroids-will-come-close-to-earth Washington, May 25 (Prensa Latina)It is a scene we all dread - an enormous space rock colliding with Earth, causing widespread chaos and destruction. Paraguayan Peasants Repudiate Presidential Veto on Expropriation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13333&SEO=paraguayan-peasants-repudiate-presidential-veto-on-expropriation Asunción, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The National Peasant Federation (FNC) of Paraguay repudiated the veto of President Horacio Cartes on the expropriation of farms of Guahory colony, Department of Caaguazú, in favor of farm workers. China Determined to Save Nationals Abducted in Pakistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13328&SEO=china-determined-to-save-nationals-abducted-in-pakistan Beijing, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese government will reinforce actions to rescue two nationals abducted yesterday in the southwestern city of Quetta, the Foreign Ministry said. Colombian Caribbean Regions on Alert due to Magdalena's Overflow http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13320&SEO=colombian-caribbean-regions-on-alert-due-to-magdalenas-overflow Bogota, May 25 (Prensa Latina) Zones of the Colombian Caribbean are on the alert due to the unusual overflow of the Magdalena River, which flows into that region after running through most of the country, the newspaper El Tiempo reports. Two Bombers Missing during Second World War Found http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13317&SEO=two-bombers-missing-during-second-world-war-found Washington, May 25 (Prensa Latina) Two US B-25 bombers missing in the Pacific Ocean during the Second World War more than 70 years ago were found offshore Papua New Guinea, said sources today. 2.7 Billion People Exposed to Earthquakes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13313&SEO=2.7-billion-people-exposed-to-earthquakes Brussels, May 25 (Prensa Latina) One out of three people is exposed to earthquakes and some one billion people to floods in 155 countries, while 414 million people live near one of the 220 volcanoes most dangerous, said today regional sources. UN Warns Against Yemen's Unprecedented Cholera Outbreak http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13311&SEO=un-warns-against-yemens-unprecedented-cholera-outbreak United Nations, May 24 (Prensa Latina) The UN warned today an unprecedented cholera outbreak in Yemen, where 35,000 affected people have been reported in the last three weeks. Deadly Explosions Rock Bus Terminal in Jakarta, Indonesia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13289&SEO=deadly-explosions-rock-bus-terminal-in-jakarta-indonesia Jakarta,May 24(Prensa Latina) A suspected suicide bomber has attacked a bus terminal in Indonesia, with at least 3 persons killed and another four injured. Cuba, Kenya Sign Memorandum to Promote Medical Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13286&SEO=cuba-kenya-sign-memorandum-to-promote-medical-cooperation Havana, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Kenya signed memorandum of understanding aimed ate beginning medical cooperation in that African nation by the end of this year, reported the health authorities of the Caribbean country today. Africans in Santiago de Cuba Celebrate Creation of African Unity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13285&SEO=africans-in-santiago-de-cuba-celebrate-creation-of-african-unity Santiago de Cuba, May 24 (Prensa Latina) African students at universities in this city celebrate today the 54th anniversary of the creation of African Unity (UA) with a wide and diverse program of cultural, sports and scientific activities along with Cuban classmates. Heberprot-p, Reaches Slovakia, First Stop in the European Union http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13284&SEO=heberprot-p-reaches-slovakia-first-stop-in-the-european-union Havana, May 24 (Prensa Latina) A delegation of Cuban doctors arrived in Slovakia to bring advisory in the application of Heberprot-p, the only drug in the world for the treatment of diabetic foot, reported today CubaMinrex foreign Ministry''s website. Syria Holds Scientific Conference on Medical Care http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13273&SEO=syria-holds-scientific-conference-on-medical-care Damascus, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Syrian media outlets today highlight the development of the XIV Medical Scientific Conference, which includes representatives from 29 countries and the host nation. Cuba Updates its Regulations Related to Tobacco Consumption http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13257&SEO=cuba-updates-its-regulations-related-to-tobacco-consumption Havana, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Updating the existing regulations to control smoking in public places is part of Cuba''s campaign to celebrate World No Tobacco Day, to be held on May 31. Cuba to Discuss Education for Senior Citizens http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13255&SEO=cuba-to-discuss-education-for-senior-citizens 24 de mayo de 2017, 00:08Havana, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuban academicians will debate in this capital on education for the elderly in the context of an event that will be held in this capital until May 26th. Nicaraguan Parliament Passes Law to Improve Public Health http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13249&SEO=nicaraguan-parliament-passes-law-to-improve-public-health 23 de mayo de 2017, 16:36Managua, May 23 (Prensa Latina) The Nicaraguan Parliament passed today the Law to Create Mobile Health Clinics, seeking to promote a community care model in the country. Tedros Adhanom Elected New Head of WHO http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13242&SEO=tedros-adhanom-elected-new-head-of-who 23 de mayo de 2017, 15:09Geneva, May 23 (Prensa Latina) The member states of the World Health Organization (WHO) elected today Ethiopian Dr. Tedros Adhanom as the new director general of that international body. Recycling Reduces Co2 Emissions in Italy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13239&SEO=recycling-reduces-co2-emissions-in-italy 23 de mayo de 2017, 14:57Rome, May 23 (Prensa Latina) The acquisition of second-hand goods led Italy to reduce at least 6.1 million tonnes of CO2 emitted into the atmosphere in 2016, according to a study released today. Woman Responsible For Terror Attacks Arrested in Homs,Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13233&SEO=woman-responsible-for-terror-attacks-arrested-in-homssyria Damascus, May 23 (Prensa Latina) The authorities of the Syrian city of Homs, 162 kilometers north from Dsamascus, arrested Sheala Ahmad al Rasso, a woman who confressed her participation in more than three terror attacks. British Prime Minister Visits Injured People After Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13231&SEO=british-prime-minister-visits-injured-people-after-attack London, May 23 (Prensa Latina) British Prime Minister Theresa May visited the injured people at the terrorist attack perpetrated at the Manchester Arena Stadium -north of England- in which 22 people died. Terrorist Group Al-Shabaab Has Released a Graduation Video http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13228&SEO=terrorist-group-al-shabaab-has-released-a-graduation-video Mogadiscio, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Somalia-based insurgent group, Al-Shabaab, have released a video purportedly showing its fighters at a graduation ceremony. Turkey Thinks Fight Against Terror Should Be Global,Says PM http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13227&SEO=turkey-thinks-fight-against-terror-should-be-globalsays-pm Ankara, May 23 (Prensa Latina) In a joint press conference with his Georgian counterpart Giorgi Kvirikashvili in Tbilisi, Turkey Prime Minister Binali Yildirm, who is on an afficial visit there, said that as a country that has greatly suffered from terrorism, Turkey understands the suffering of Britain and condemns the attack in strongest terms. ''We cannot make distinctions between terror groups, it only weakens our global efforts against terror,'' Yildirm said. Lawyer Calls for Citizens Coalition to Support Colombian Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13226&SEO=lawyer-calls-for-citizens-coalition-to-support-colombian-peace Bogota, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Colombian lawyer Humberto de la Calle has called on citizens today to defend the peace accords after expressing his concern about the future of the implementation process of the agreement with the FARC-EP. World Leaders Condemn Terror Attack in Manchester http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13225&SEO=world-leaders-condemn-terror-attack-in-manchester Brussels, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Several international leaders, including the high representative of Foreign Policy and Common Security of the European Union (EU), Federica Mogherini, on Tuesday condemned the terrorist attack in the British city of Manchester. Humans Originated in Europe, Not Africa: Study http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13222&SEO=humans-originated-in-europe-not-africa-study Abuja, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Humans may have originated in Europe, and not in Africa, much earlier than previously thought, according to the study of a 7.2 million-year-old pre-human fossil that could potentially rewrite the history of evolution. China in Favor of Peaceful and Sustainable Antarctic Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13219&SEO=china-in-favor-of-peaceful-and-sustainable-antarctic-development Beijing, May 23 (Prensa Latina) China reaffirmed its commitment to make more contributions to peace and stability and sustainable development in Antarctic and the international community, according to a report released here today. Experts Discuss on Swine Genetics in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13214&SEO=experts-discuss-on-swine-genetics-in-cuba Havana, May 23 (Prensa Latina) More than 200 experts from 16 countries are discussing today on genetics and reproduction of pigs, issues of two of eight workshops to be held during the second day of the Seventh International Seminar on Tropical Swine Production. RPDK Evaluates Technical Tests of New Missile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13186&SEO=rpdk-evaluates-technical-tests-of-new-missile Pyongyang, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) reported today that the target chased with the testing shot of the new medium and long range strategic missile Pukguksong-2, was to verify the technical aspects of the system. Colombian Guerrilla to Celebrate 53 Years of Peace Talks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13185&SEO=colombian-guerrilla-to-celebrate-53-years-of-peace-talks Bogota, May 22 (Prensa Latina) FARC-EP leader Timoleón Jiménez announced today that the Colombian guerrilla will celebrate the 53 years of its foundation with a talk about the peace process in one of the places where it is concentrated to disarm itself. Former MotoGP World Champion Nicky Hayden Dies at 35 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13183&SEO=former-motogp-world-champion-nicky-hayden-dies-at-35 Cesena, Italy,May 22 (Prensa Latina) Former MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden has died at the age of 35 following a cycling accident in Italy last week. Israeli Forces Injured 13 Palestinians During Demonstrations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13182&SEO=israeli-forces-injured-13-palestinians-during-demonstrations Ramallah, May 22 (Prensa Latina) At least 13 Palestinians were wounded today when Israeli troops fired on demonstrations in the occupied West Bank town of Ramallah. OIC Calls for Intensification of Actions Against Cholera in Yemen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13181&SEO=oic-calls-for-intensification-of-actions-against-cholera-in-yemen Riyadh, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) demanded today that the international community intensifies efforts to halt the cholera epidemic in Yemen, an Arab country that had been devastated by two years of war. Mystery of Milky Way's 'Alien-Megastructure' Star Unsolved http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13180&SEO=mystery-of-milky-ways-alien-megastructure-star-unsolved Washington, May 22 (Prensa Latina) In a distant spiral arm of our Milky Way galaxy, some 1,480 light-years from Earth, a star, KIC 8462852, but informally called ''Tabby''s Star'' or ''Boyajian''s Star'' is acting in ways the world''s astronomy community has never seen before, defying all known explanations. Nigerian Troops Kill 13 Boko Haram Terrorists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13179&SEO=nigerian-troops-kill-13-boko-haram-terrorists Abuja, May 22 (Prensa Latina)Nigerian troops fighting Boko Haram said today that they killed 13 terrorists. The Elders Ask Italy to Endorse Climate Accord at G-7 Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13171&SEO=the-elders-ask-italy-to-endorse-climate-accord-at-g-7-summit United Nations, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Experienced politicians from the so called The Elders group has urged today the Italian government to promote solidarity and commitment of the G-7 with the fight against climate change. Self Ventilating Workout Suit Keeps You Cool and Dry http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13169&SEO=self-ventilating-workout-suit-keeps-you-cool-and-dry Washington, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Scientists have invented a latex fabric that opens ventilation flaps when your body gets hot and closes when we are cooler. This allows air to circulate, helping to remove sweat, and also to lower the body''s temperature. USA Urged Russia to Clarify Alleged Meddling in Elections http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13168&SEO=usa-urged-russia-to-clarify-alleged-meddling-in-elections Moscow, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The United States reportedly asked Russia for clarification on an alleged involvement of hackers of this country in a penetration of the Democratic Party''s computer network. Accounting Focuses on International Forum in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13167&SEO=accounting-focuses-on-international-forum-in-cuba Havana, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The 11th International Meeting on Accounting, Auditing and Finance begins today at the Conference Center in Havana with the participation of about 400 experts, to share the best experiences in this area. The World Celebrates International Biodiversity Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13166&SEO=the-world-celebrates-international-biodiversity-day Havana, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The International Day of Biodiversity is celebrated today in all nations with the aim of increasing understanding and awareness of its protection. China and Cuba Review Cooperation in Telecommunications http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13165&SEO=china-and-cuba-review-cooperation-in-telecommunications Beijing, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuban First Deputy Communications Minister, Jorge Luis Perdomo, and Chinese First Deputy Minister of the Cyberspace Administration, Wang Xiujun, have reviewed cooperation in this area here, it was reported today. Nigierian Army Continues Offensive Against Boko Haram http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13148&SEO=nigierian-army-continues-offensive-against-boko-haram Abuja, May 21 (Prensa Latina) The Nigerian Army claim to have killed 9 Boko Haram terrorists in Borno,and of also destroying several weapon depots,and captured explosives and other military means. Libya: UN Chief Urges All Sides to Restore Calm,Stop Violence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13147&SEO=libya-un-chief-urges-all-sides-to-restore-calmstop-violence United Nations,May 21 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres is deeply concerned about the military escalation at the Brak al-Shati air base in southern Libya and calls on all parties to exercise restraint and restore calm, the UN chief''s spokesman said today. China-Russia Oil Pipeline Delivers 100 Million Tonnes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13138&SEO=china-russia-oil-pipeline-delivers-100-million-tonnes Beijing,May 21 (Prensa Latina) A China-Russia oil pipeline has transported 100 million tonnes of crude oil in the five years since it began operations, local customs said today. Peculiar Festival Held to Protect Cuban Land Crabs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13134&SEO=peculiar-festival-held-to-protect-cuban-land-crabs Baracoa, Cuba, May 20 (Prensa Latina) Food, arts and environmental education merge today here in the Festival of Crabs, a peculiar initiative that has been held for nine years in this city to protect Cuban crabs. Swedish Prosecutor Office Drops Rape Charges Against Julian Assange http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13119&SEO=swedish-prosecutor-office-drops-rape-charges-against-julian-assange Stockholm, May 19 (Prensa Latina) The Swedish prosecutor''s office announced today the closure of the investigation to Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks site, for an alleged violation. Lavrov Criticizes Western Alliance Attack Against Syrian Forces http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13115&SEO=lavrov-criticizes-western-alliance-attack-against-syrian-forces Moscow, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has lashed out today on the Western coalition''s attack against the Syrian army in the An-Tanfa region, which he considers violates the sovereignty of the Levantine state. Venezuela Helps Rebuild in Cuba Houses Destroyed by Hurricane Matthew http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13113&SEO=venezuela-helps-rebuild-in-cuba-houses-destroyed-by-hurricane-matthew Maisi, Cuba May 19 (Prensa Latina) With the collaboration of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, about 200 more homes have been recovered in this Cuban eastern most territory that was hardly hit by Hurricane Matthew in October 2016. Colombian Teachers' Guild Denounces Attack Against its Headquarters http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13112&SEO=colombian-teachers-guild-denounces-attack-against-its-headquarters Bogotá, May 19 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian Educators Federation (FECODE), amidst the teachers'' stoppage that started 8 days ago, denounced today an aggression with an explosive device in front of its headquarters located in this capital. Use of Fungus Increases Plant Growth, Mexican Scientists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13110&SEO=use-of-fungus-increases-plant-growth-mexican-scientists Mexico, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Mexican scientists have found that two species of the fungus Trichoderma spp produce hormones that stimulate the growth of plants such as maize, beans, wheat, sorghum, canola, cotton, walnut and prickly pear. April 2017 Was Earth's Second Warmest in 137 Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13109&SEO=april-2017-was-earths-second-warmest-in-137-years Washington, May 19 (Prensa Latina) April temperature and the first four months of 2017 marked the second warmest place in 137 years of record, the U.S. Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reports today. Private Company to Build First Geothermal Power Plant in Malaysia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13108&SEO=private-company-to-build-first-geothermal-power-plant-in-malaysia Kuala Lumpur, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water, Maximus Johnity Ongkili, said today that Malaysia''s first geothermal power plant will be built by Tawau Green Technology Sdn Bhd, without financial cost to the government. Cuba Increases Human Milk Banks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13106&SEO=cuba-increases-human-milk-banks Havana, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is celebrating today the World Human Milk Donation Day arranging the final details to open a tenth specialized center for this noble purpose. Jose Martí is Still Present More Than a Century After His Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13105&SEO=jose-marti-is-still-present-more-than-a-century-after-his-death Havana, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of several generations will pay tribute today in all the Cuban territory to the National Hero Jose Marti, fallen in combat 122 years ago, but with a permanent presence in the political ideology and ethical action of this Caribbean nation. Gas Accumulation Causes Explosions in Cartagena, Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13103&SEO=gas-accumulation-causes-explosions-in-cartagena-colombia Bogota, May 19 (Prensa Latina) An inspection to the shipyards of Citemar and Astivick in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, where a triple explosion occurred two days ago killing seven people, said that the gas accumulation could be the cause of the incident. WHO Announces First Ebola Vaccine Tests in DRC http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13089&SEO=who-announces-first-ebola-vaccine-tests-in-drc Geneva, May 19 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) has today said that it is set to test the first global vaccine against Ebola in Africa, second outbreak of which is currently affecting the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Jury Finds Tulsa Police Officer Not Guilty in Shooting of Unarmed Man http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13071&SEO=jury-finds-tulsa-police-officer-not-guilty-in-shooting-of-unarmed-man Washington, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Betty Shelby, the Tulsa police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year, was found not guilty Wednesday of first-degree manslaughter. WHO Raises Death Toll in Cholera Outbreak in Yemen to 222 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13069&SEO=who-raises-death-toll-in-cholera-outbreak-in-yemen-to-222 Sanaa, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) today raised the death toll from the cholera outbreak in Yemen to 222. Evo Morales Greets Freed Puerto Rican Independence Activist http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13067&SEO=evo-morales-greets-freed-puerto-rican-independence-activist La Paz, May 18 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales has welcomed today the release of Puerto Rican independence activist, Oscar Lopez Rivera, after spending nearly 36 years at a U.S. prison. China Succeeds in Mining Combustible Ice in South China Sea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13065&SEO=china-succeeds-in-mining-combustible-ice-in-south-china-sea Beijing, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Chinese experts have managed to collect samples of combustible ice in the South China Sea, a substantial progress for the global energy revolution, Minister of Land and Resources, Jiang Daming, said. Losing a Friend Brings Wild Birds Closer Together http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13063&SEO=losing-a-friend-brings-wild-birds-closer-together London,May 18 (Prensa Latina) A New Oxford University research has revealed that instead of grieving, wild birds appear to adjust to the loss of a flockmate by increasing both the number and intensity of their relationships with other birds. Turkey Prepares a Cyber Army Against Cyber Attacks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13062&SEO=turkey-prepares-a-cyber-army-against-cyber-attacks Ankara, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Turkey is preparing a ''cyber army'' against possible computer threats, Minister of Transport and Communications, Ahmet Arslan, said today referring to the recent global WannaCry ''ransomware'' attack that infected more than 300,000 computers. Cuba and U.S. to Study Coral Reefs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13060&SEO=cuba-and-u.s.-to-study-coral-reefs Havana, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Scientists from Cuba and the United States started a joint expedition to study the deep coral reefs surrounding the Caribbean island, the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment (CITMA) reported on Thursday. Growing Presence of Invasive Species Threatens the Mediterranean Sea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13045&SEO=growing-presence-of-invasive-species-threatens-the-mediterranean-sea 18 de mayo de 2017, 00:24Rome, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The increasing presence of invasive species in the Mediterranean Sea, as a result of climate change and anthropization, is currently threatening the biological diversity in such ecosystem. Humboldt National Park Recovers its Natural Charm http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13042&SEO=humboldt-national-park-recovers-its-natural-charm 18 de mayo de 2017, 00:18Baracoa, Cuba, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Seven months after the course of Hurricane Matthew by the east of Cuba, the Humboldt National Park (PNAH) is recovering its natural charm and welcomes those who are now visiting it. UN Security Council Holds Venezuela Consultations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13021&SEO=un-security-council-holds-venezuela-consultations United Nations, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The UN Security Council holds today its first closed-door consultations on the situation in Venezuela, a meeting requested by the United States. Islamic State Attacks Afghanistan TV station, Multiple Casualties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13019&SEO=islamic-state-attacks-afghanistan-tv-station-multiple-casualties Kabul, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The Islamic State today claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on a television station in Afghanistan''s that killed 10 persons and injured 24. Cuban Doctors Carry Love, Health to Ecuador Communities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13015&SEO=cuban-doctors-carry-love-health-to-ecuador-communities Ciego de Avila, Cuba, May 17 (Prensa Latina) A program to bring culture and well-being to the most remote communities in Ecuador develops Primary Health Care Technicians (TAPS) and members of the Cuban Medical Mission in that South American country. Environmental Contingency Continues in Mexican Valley http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13013&SEO=environmental-contingency-continues-in-mexican-valley Mexico, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The Environmental Commission of the Megalopolis determined that Phase 1 of Environmental Contingency in the Valley of Mexico will continue, where high levels of pollution persist. Ecuador FM Higlights Government Achievements in Foreign Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13012&SEO=ecuador-fm-higlights-government-achievements-in-foreign-policy Quito, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Ecuadorian foreign minister, Guillaume Long highlighted the policies implemented by the national government in foreign policy that allow the country to show solid advances in relations and exchange with the rest of the world. Fights in the Central African Republic; Mass Grave Found http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13011&SEO=fights-in-the-central-african-republic-mass-grave-found Bangui, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The confessional violence last weekend killed 115 people in the Central African Republic, where humanitarian sources said here today that they have found a mass grave with 34 corpses. Venezuela Celebrates Release of Puerto Rican Fighter Lopez Rivera http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13010&SEO=venezuela-celebrates-release-of-puerto-rican-fighter-lopez-rivera Caracas, May 17 (Prensa Latina) President Nicolas Maduro has celebrated today the definitive release of leader Oscar Lopez Rivera, after 35 years in U.S prison for fighting for the independence in Puerto Rico. Street Pots and Protest in Argentina Due to Food Emergency http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13009&SEO=street-pots-and-protest-in-argentina-due-to-food-emergency Buenos Aires, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of Argentines belonging to the social platform Barrios de Pie are protesting today in this capital and in the so-called Buenos Aires conurbation in protest of the urgent declaration of the food emergency at the national level. Forests Cover 31.1 Percent of the Cuban Archipelago http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13006&SEO=forests-cover-31.1-percent-of-the-cuban-archipelago Havana, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba reached in 2016, 31.1 percent of forest rate 0.5 higher than the previous year) a figure that confirms the trend towards the progressive growth of the area covered by forests registered in the last five years. Mexico Condemns Impunity of Crimes Against Journalists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13005&SEO=mexico-condemns-impunity-of-crimes-against-journalists Mexico, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The vast majority of crimes against journalists in Mexico remain unpunished, La Jornada reported today. Cuba for the Control of Patients with Arterial Hypertension http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13004&SEO=cuba-for-the-control-of-patients-with-arterial-hypertension Havana, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban health authorities work to control arterial hypertension (AHT), after several years of progress in identifying patients with this disease, which affects almost a third of the population. Abdominal Obesity Increases Risk of Brain Stroke in Women http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12992&SEO=abdominal-obesity-increases-risk-of-brain-stroke-in-women Madrid, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Abdominal obesity increases the risk of having an ischemic stroke, with a greater impact on women, said a research published today by the European Journal of Neurology. Cuba Creates Medicine to Counteract Alzheimer Progress http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12971&SEO=cuba-creates-medicine-to-counteract-alzheimer-progress Havana, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba creates medicine that seeks to delay the progress of Alzheimer, expressed health officials here on Thursday, when announcing that that the drug, called NeuroEpo, will undergo clinical trials for the first time in humans. Bullying Affects Heart Health of the Victim and the Agressor http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12968&SEO=bullying-affects-heart-health-of-the-victim-and-the-agressor Washington, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Psycho-social and heart problems might arise as consequence of school harassment or ''bullying'', since it affects both the victim and his or her aggressor, a study published at a specialized magazine points out. Zika, Chikungunya, Dengue Cases Increase in Costa Rica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12967&SEO=zika-chikungunya-dengue-cases-increase-in-costa-rica Sam Jose, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Data from the Health Ministry in Costa Rica today reveal a total of 152 confirmed cases of zika in the first 16 weeks of 2017, while notifying 759 people likely to carry that dangerous arbovirus. KELT-11b: Puffy Gas Giant Found 320 Light Years Away http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12966&SEO=kelt-11b-puffy-gas-giant-found-320-light-years-away Wahington, May 16 (Prensa Latina) A multinational team of astronomers led by Lehigh University researcher Joshua Pepper has discovered a ‘styrofoam''-density exoplanet orbiting the bright subgiant star KELT-11. Turkish Authorities On Terror Alert To Protect Russian Ships http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12964&SEO=turkish-authorities-on-terror-alert-to-protect-russian-ships Istanbul, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Turkish authorities stepped up security measures in this city in the face of a possible terror attack against Russian warships as they passage through the Bosphorus Strait, according to reports of the Habertürk channel today. Mapping The Magnetic Bridge Between Our Nearest Galactic Neighbours http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12962&SEO=mapping-the-magnetic-bridge-between-our-nearest-galactic-neighbours Canberra, May 16 (Prensa Latina) For the first time, astronomers have detected a magnetic field associated with the Magellanic Bridge, the filament of gas stretching 75 thousand light-years between the Milky Way Galaxy''s nearest galactic neighbours: the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds (LMC and SMC, respectively). Testicular Cancer in Young Men Rises in Italy, Experts Say http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12959&SEO=testicular-cancer-in-young-men-rises-in-italy-experts-say Rome, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Italian experts have showed evidence of a rise of 5,000 cases of Italian young men between 15 and 35 years old with testicular cancer, Blasting News posted today. 37 Million Pieces of Plastic Found on Henderson Island in Pacific http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12958&SEO=37-million-pieces-of-plastic-found-on-henderson-island-in-pacific Washington, May 16 (Prensa Latina) A remote and uninhabited South Pacific island has become a plastic wasteland with one of the world''s highest collection of debris, Australian researchers have found according to PNAS magazine. Iraqi Forces Break into the Last Terrorist Stronghold in Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12953&SEO=iraqi-forces-break-into-the-last-terrorist-stronghold-in-mosul Baghdad, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Iraqi government forces stormed today Al-Najjar district, the last connecting with the besieged Old City of Mosul, where they claim to have reconquered almost 90 percent of the west of that town. Second Case of Ebola Confirmed in Congo Says WHO http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12915&SEO=second-case-of-ebola-confirmed-in-congo-says-who Geneva,May 15 (Prensa Latina)A second case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been confirmed by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Asian Countries Suffering from WannaCry Virus Cyber Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12911&SEO=asian-countries-suffering-from-wannacry-virus-cyber-attack Hanoi, May 15 (Prensa Latina) Asian governments and businesses continued Monday to be disrupted by the WannaCry ransomware cyber attack that erupted Friday, according to media reports from China, Japan, South Korea, Viet Nam and India. Colombian Congress Begins Key Phase to Deal with Peace Laws http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12910&SEO=colombian-congress-begins-key-phase-to-deal-with-peace-laws Bogota, May 15 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian government is beginning as of today an offensive in the Congress to use the last month of the fast track to process the so-called peace laws. Chinese Authorities Call to Take Measures After Global Cyber-Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12909&SEO=chinese-authorities-call-to-take-measures-after-global-cyber-attack Beijing, May 15 (Prensa Latina) China''s Cyberspace Administration on Monday urged people to install and update their computer security programs to prevent being damaged by the world cyber-attack with the virus WannaCry. Human-Trafficking Mafia Network Dismantled in Italy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12901&SEO=human-trafficking-mafia-network-dismantled-in-italy Rome, May 15 (Prensa Latina) The Italian police arrested 68 people on Monday during a raid to dismantle a human-trafficking mafia network that controlled the provisional shelter for immigrants on the island of Capo Rizzuto, official sources reported. South African Taking Precautions after Cyber Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12900&SEO=south-african-taking-precautions-after-cyber-attack Pretoria, May 15 (Prensa Latina) South African authorities have warned Internet users not to open any unknown emails and to urgently update their security software as a global cyber ransom attack spread on Friday. France Warns about Future Replicas of Massive Cyber-Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12898&SEO=france-warns-about-future-replicas-of-massive-cyber-attack Paris, May 15 (Prensa Latina) The massive cyber-attack on more than 100 countries might happen again in the next few days and weeks, the director of France''s National Agency for Informatics System Security (ANSII), Guillaume Poupart, warned on Monday. Africa to Administer First Vaccine Against Malaria in 2018 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12894&SEO=africa-to-administer-first-vaccine-against-malaria-in-2018 Nairobi, May 15 (Prensa Latina) The African states of Kenya, Ghana and Malawi will give the first malaria vaccine in 2018 in a pilot program to eradicate the disease. Cholera Outbreak Worsens in Yemen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12892&SEO=cholera-outbreak-worsens-in-yemen Sanaa, May 15 (Prensa Latina) The current cholera epidemic affecting the population of Yemen has so far caused 115 deaths, while 8,500 people remain in hospitals. More than 2,000 Bolivians Treated in Health Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12888&SEO=more-than-2000-bolivians-treated-in-health-fair Cochabamba, Bolivia, May 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban doctors from 30 specialties treated more than two thousand Bolivians during the first day of the Health Fair that ends today in the Valle Hermoso Comprehensive Community Hospital in this city. More Than 100 Cuban Collaborators at Bolivia Health Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12876&SEO=more-than-100-cuban-collaborators-at-bolivia-health-fair 13 de mayo de 2017, 19:01La Paz, May 13 (Prensa Latina) More than 100 Cuban collaborators from 30 specialties are participating on Saturday and Sunday in the health fair that is taking place at the Valle Hermoso Hospital, in the Bolivian department of Cochabamba. Russian Public Health Ministry Rejects Massive Cyber-Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12862&SEO=russian-public-health-ministry-rejects-massive-cyber-attack Moscow, May 13 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Ministry of Public Health reported today the detection and immediate rejection of a massive cyber-attack on its computer network. Hackers Attack French Automaker Renault http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12859&SEO=hackers-attack-french-automaker-renault Paris, May 13 (Prensa Latina) The automaker Renault reported today that some of its plant in France had been hit by hackers, as part of a worldwide wave of attacks on computers. Angola Calls on Congolese Political Forces to End All Violence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12852&SEO=angola-calls-on-congolese-political-forces-to-end-all-violence Luanda, May 12 (Prensa Latina) Angola has called all forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to cease today all violence, acts of extremism and political intolerance that have caused that thousands of it citizens have fled to this country. Vietnam Announces Initiative to Cooperate with Peru, Uruguay http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12850&SEO=vietnam-announces-initiative-to-cooperate-with-peru-uruguay Hanoi, May 12 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam has proposed to strengthen cooperation with Peru and Uruguay for which Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, approved the establishment of two subcommittees, according to reports today. Cuba Issues Postal Stamp Against Homophobia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12848&SEO=cuba-issues-postal-stamp-against-homophobia Havana, May 12 (Prensa Latina) As part of the 10th Cuban Conference against Homophobia and Transphobia, social activists and representatives of national institutions issued an allegorical postal stamp to fight for the full development of all people. FAO Adopts New Guidelines for Tackling Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12846&SEO=fao-adopts-new-guidelines-for-tackling-climate-change Rome, May 12 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has announced new guidelines aimed at supporting countries in meeting their commitments to tackle climate change. Cuban Vice President Visits Modern Information Technology Center http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12816&SEO=cuban-vice-president-visits-modern-information-technology-center Sancti Spíritus, Cuba, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermúdez, First Vice President of Cuba, visited today the television transmitter center of this province, where he confirmed the country''s willingness to continue developing digital television. Another 5,500 Nigerians To Be Deported From Libya, Mali http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12812&SEO=another-5500-nigerians-to-be-deported-from-libya-mali Abuja, May 11 (Prensa Latina) The Director General the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli, today disclosed that over 5,500 Nigerians were expected to be deported from Libya and Mali. Oldest Evidence of Life on Earth Possibly Found in Australian Rocks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12811&SEO=oldest-evidence-of-life-on-earth-possibly-found-in-australian-rocks Sydney, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Ancient rocks found in a remote stretch of Western Australia may contain the world''s oldest known evidence of life on land, a new study finds. Chile Promotes Rapprochement With Indonesia, ASEAN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12810&SEO=chile-promotes-rapprochement-with-indonesia-asean Jakarta, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Chile expects to increase relations with Indonesia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) starting from the state visit of president Michelle Bachelet. Nearly Pristine Ankylosaur Fossil Found in Montana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12808&SEO=nearly-pristine-ankylosaur-fossil-found-in-montana Washington,May 11 (Prensa Latina) Scientists have discovered a new species of horned, club-tailed dinosaur with a spooky resemblance to the monstrous demigod Zuul, one of the villains of the 1984 movie Ghostbusters. Frequent Flyers Beware: Radiation Risk May Be On The Rise http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12807&SEO=frequent-flyers-beware-radiation-risk-may-be-on-the-rise Washington,May 11(Prensa Latina) A heads-up for commercial air crews and other frequent fliers: The risk of exposure to radiation particles screaming Earthward from space may increase a bit in the next few years as the activity of our sun decreases, says a Colorado University Boulder professor. Hematologists Bet on Early Diagnosis of Multiple Myeloma http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12802&SEO=hematologists-bet-on-early-diagnosis-of-multiple-myeloma Havana, May 11 (Prensa Latina) The hematology institutes from Latin America and the world are betting on early diagnosis of multiple myeloma (a cancer of plasma cells), Argentine specialist, Maria Florencia Delgado, said. China, Vietnam to Boost Bilateral Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12799&SEO=china-vietnam-to-boost-bilateral-relations Beijing, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Chinese president, Xi Jinping and his Vietnamese counterpart, Tran Dai Quang, visiting this country today, reviewed bilateral relations and issues of common interest. UN Secretary General Calls to Avoid Humanitarian Tragedy in Somalia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12797&SEO=un-secretary-general-calls-to-avoid-humanitarian-tragedy-in-somalia London, May 11 (Prensa Latina) The UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres called on today here to avoid humanitarian tragedy in Somalia, where million of people need urgent assistance. Chile to Sell Cannabis-Based Medicines for the First Time http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12784&SEO=chile-to-sell-cannabis-based-medicines-for-the-first-time Santiago de Chile, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Cannabis sativa (marijuana)-based medicines will be sold for the first time in Chile to treat different types of cancer, Parkinson or fibromyalgia on doctor''s order. WHO Backs Investigation in Liberia after Mysterious Deaths http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12768&SEO=who-backs-investigation-in-liberia-after-mysterious-deaths United Nations, May 10 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) noted today that it supports epidemiological and laboratory investigations in Liberia to identify the microorganism responsible for an outbreak causing mysterious deaths. Andean FMs Agree on Integration Progress http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12758&SEO=andean-fms-agree-on-integration-progress Lima, May 10 (Prensa Latina) A meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Andean Community of Nations (CAN) reportedly agreed here today on the electricity interconnection among member countries and approved a new strategy in the face of natural disasters and climate change. Heberprot-P: 10 Years in the Market, 65000 Patients Benefited in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12748&SEO=heberprot-p-10-years-in-the-market-65000-patients-benefited-in-cuba Havana, May 10 (Prensa Latina) After almost ten years in the market, the Cuban drug Heberprot-P, the only medicine of its kind effective against diabetic foot ulcers, has benefited more than 65,000 patients in the island, it was reported today. Mexico Appoints Attorney to Investigate Crimes Against Journalists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12747&SEO=mexico-appoints-attorney-to-investigate-crimes-against-journalists Mexico, May 10 (Prensa Latina) Attorney General Raúl Cervantes has appointed Ricardo Sánchez as the new head of the Special Prosecutor''s Office for Crimes Against Freedom of Expression, notified the institution today. World Hematologists Share Experiences in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12741&SEO=world-hematologists-share-experiences-in-cuba Havana, May 10 (Prensa Latina) The 7th Cuban Congress on Hematology continues its activities in this capital today, consolidating itself as a platform for specialists from around the world to share experiences in this field of health. Bolivia Seeks Prompt Release of Detainees in Chile, Minister Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12740&SEO=bolivia-seeks-prompt-release-of-detainees-in-chile-minister-says La Paz, May 10 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia is doing everything necessary to achieve, as soon as possible, the release of nine bolivians unjustly detained in Chile, Minister of the Presidency, Rene Martinez, said. Cuba: Astronomical Events Visible in 2017 Announced http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12727&SEO=cuba-astronomical-events-visible-in-2017-announced Havana, May 10 (Prensa Latina) Various astronomical events may be visible from Cuba this year, said today the National Institute of Geophysics and Astronomy (IGA) in Havana. US: Alabama and Louisiana Worst States for Working Mothers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12723&SEO=us-alabama-and-louisiana-worst-states-for-working-mothers 10 de mayo de 2017, 00:20Washington, May 10 (Prensa Latina) The US states of Alabama, Louisiana and Nevada appear now as the worst US states for working mothers, having into account indicators on infant care and professional opportunities. 3 Kenyans and a Somali Arrested in Kenya Attempting to Join ISIS http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12693&SEO=3-kenyans-and-a-somali-arrested-in-kenya-attempting-to-join-isis Nairobi,May 9 (Prensa Latina) Three Kenyans and a Somali refugee have been arrested in south Sudan en-route to join the vicious Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists in Libya. Nepal Wants to Limit Age for Everest Climbs After 85 Year Old Dies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12692&SEO=nepal-wants-to-limit-age-for-everest-climbs-after-85-year-old-dies Katmandú, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The Nepal Mountaineering Association plans to push the government to limit the age of climbers to at least 76. Afghan Cleric, Six Students Die in Bomb Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12691&SEO=afghan-cleric-six-students-die-in-bomb-attack Kabul, May 9 (Prensa Latina) A top cleric and six children studying at his seminary were killed in a bomb attack in northern Afghanistan today, a security source confirmed. Cuba Reiterates Solidarity with SADR President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12686&SEO=cuba-reiterates-solidarity-with-sadr-president Algiers, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s solidarity with the self-determination of the Western Sahara people has been reiterated by Deputy Foreign Minister, Marcelino Medina, to the president of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), Brahim Ghali, according to reports today. Double Bombing Hits Southern Thailand, 40 Injured http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12685&SEO=double-bombing-hits-southern-thailand-40-injured Bangkok, May 9 (Prensa Latina)At least 40 people were injured today, one is in serious condition, when a double bombing hit a town in Thailand''s insurgency-plagued south, police said, the latest suspected rebel attack to undermine stalled peace efforts. Meningitis: Possible Cause of Mysterious Lethal Outbreak in Liberia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12684&SEO=meningitis-possible-cause-of-mysterious-lethal-outbreak-in-liberia Monrovia, May 9 (Prensa Latina) A type of meningitis may be the cause of the outbreak of an unknown disease that has killed at least 13 people in this country, reported the health authorities today. Experts From 24 Countries Attend Hematology Congress in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12677&SEO=experts-from-24-countries-attend-hematology-congress-in-cuba Havana, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Experts from 24 countries will present their experiences at the 7th Cuban Congress on Hematology, to be held from today until May 12 at Havana''s Convention Center. International Blue Flag Award to 342 Italian Beaches http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12652&SEO=international-blue-flag-award-to-342-italian-beaches Rome, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Today, the number of Italian beaches awarded with the International Blue Flag 2017 prize, rose to 342, 49 more than last year. This is an award created by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE). MEDICuba-Switzerland Strengthens Ties 25 Years its Creation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12647&SEO=medicuba-switzerland-strengthens-ties-25-years-its-creation Havana, May 8 (Prensa Latina) 25 years after the creation of the MEDICuba-Switzerland collaboration program, the organization is designing four new strategies for assistance, especially for children and the elderly. Cuba in Action Week Against Mosquito in America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12642&SEO=cuba-in-action-week-against-mosquito-in-america Havana, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba joins today a week of action against the Mosquito in the Americas with a broad program of activities, focused on the elimination of breeding insects transmitters of arbovirus, Aedes aegypti. Debate About Poverty Eradication in the UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12635&SEO=debate-about-poverty-eradication-in-the-un United Nations, May 8 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Economic and Social Council (Ecosoc) installed a three -day session dedicated to talk about poverty eradication, a phenomenon affecting more than 800 million human beings in the planet. Indonesia to Investigate Officials, Guards Over Massive Prison Break http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12634&SEO=indonesia-to-investigate-officials-guards-over-massive-prison-break Jakarta, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Indonesia Minister of Legal and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly today ordered a probe of officials overseeing a Sumatra''s Riau province prison where inmates massively broke out due to alleged illicit practices, including extortions. Dead Zones Mark Latest Threat to Coral Reefs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12630&SEO=dead-zones-mark-latest-threat-to-coral-reefs Washington, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Dead zones that snuff out marine life may affect dozens of coral reefs around the world, and threaten hundreds more. Other 13 Iranian Miners' Bodies Found, Lethal Figure Rises 39 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12629&SEO=other-13-iranian-miners-bodies-found-lethal-figure-rises-39 Tehran, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Rescue workers have extracted another 13 bodies of workers trapped at a mine in northeastern Iran by an explosion, whose death toll rose 39, officials said. Tribute to Cuban and Venezuelan Revolutionaries Killed in Combat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12627&SEO=tribute-to-cuban-and-venezuelan-revolutionaries-killed-in-combat Matanzas, Cuba, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Authorities, diplomatic staff, students and the Cuban people remembered here today in a political-cultural event the 82nd anniversary of the fall in unequal combat of revolutionaries Antonio Guiteras (Cuba) and Carlos Aponte (Venezuela). World's Biggest X Ray Laser Fired for The First Time http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12623&SEO=worlds-biggest-x-ray-laser-fired-for-the-first-time 08 de mayo de 2017, 11:19Berlín,May 8 (Prensa Latina)The world''s biggest X-ray laser has generated its first light, paving the way for a new era of research in Europe. Pope Asks to Dispense Arms for Security on Visit to Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12622&SEO=pope-asks-to-dispense-arms-for-security-on-visit-to-colombia 08 de mayo de 2017, 11:14Bogota, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis asked that the 1,000 policemen who will take care of his security during the visit to Colombia do so unarmed, national news reported today after a coordination meeting with the Vatican. Memorandum on Syria Best Way to End Hostilities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12620&SEO=memorandum-on-syria-best-way-to-end-hostilities Moscow, May 8 (Prensa Latina) The memorandum signed in Astana to establish detente zones in Syria shortens the way in the search for the definitive end of hostilities in that Levantine country, a Russian expert said. Non Communicable Diseases Cause 400,000 Deaths Annually in Vietnam http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12616&SEO=non-communicable-diseases-cause-400000-deaths-annually-in-vietnam Hanoi, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Non-communicable diseases cause around 400,000 deaths per year in Vietnam, Health officials said at a conference on the subject. Nicaraguan Volcano Lagoons Proposed as World´s Heritage http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12609&SEO=nicaraguan-volcano-lagoons-proposed-as-worldas-heritage Managua, May 8 (Prensa Latina) The volcano lagoons in Nicaragua have been proposed as world heritage, given their unique and peculiar features which make these sites the host for various endemic species. The proposal, according to El 19 Digital newspaper, was suggested by the non-governmental organization The Peace Project, located at the Laguna de Apoyo, amid municipalities of Masaya and Granada. Costa Rica Reports More Cases of Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12603&SEO=costa-rica-reports-more-cases-of-zika-chikungunya-and-dengue San Jose, May 7 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Health of Costa Rica has reported a total of 142 Zika cases confirmed in the 13 first weeks of 2017, while 686 are still pending confirmation. Mobile App on Gender Violence Becomes Popular in Argentina http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12591&SEO=mobile-app-on-gender-violence-becomes-popular-in-argentina 07 de mayo de 2017, 10:53Buenos Aires, May 7 (Prensa Latina) A mobile application that helps to prevent situations of gender violence is becoming more and more popular today in Argentina. El Niño Could Return to Panama and Damage Agriculture http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12585&SEO=el-nino-could-return-to-panama-and-damage-agriculture Panama, May 7 (Prensa Latina) Panamanian meteorologists predicted that there were 50 percent of probabilities that the atmospheric phenomenon El Niño returns to Panama by the end of June or in early August, causing a disaster in agriculture. Chinese Navy Hands Over Three Pirates to Somali Authorities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12578&SEO=chinese-navy-hands-over-three-pirates-to-somali-authorities Mogadiscio,May 6 (Prensa Latina) A Chinese navy ship handed over three suspected pirates to Somali authorities today, police said, underscoring the determination of international naval forces to stamp out a resurgence of piracy this year. Researchers Identify Immunotherapy Targets in Early-stage Lung Cancer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12577&SEO=researchers-identify-immunotherapy-targets-in-early-stage-lung-cancer Washington,May 6 (Prensa Latina) A study published in Cell magazine, led by oncologist Miriam Merad of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, created an atlas of immune cells associated with early-stage lung cancer 1. Qala-e-Zal district in Kunduz Has Fallen to Taliban Control http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12576&SEO=qala-e-zal-district-in-kunduz-has-fallen-to-taliban-control Kabul, May 6 (Prensa Latina) The control of Qala-e-Zal district in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan has reportedly fallen to Taliban earlier today. Russia and UN Distributes Humanitarian Aid in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12575&SEO=russia-and-un-distributes-humanitarian-aid-in-syria Damsasco,May 6 (Prensa Latina)The Center for Coordination of the Ceasefire located at the Russian base of Hemymin,in Latakia province,with the United Nations distributed 25 tons of humanitarian aid in Alepo, Deir Ezzor and Daraá,according to authorities. China to Enhance Cooperation with Kyrgyzstan Under Belt and Road http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12574&SEO=china-to-enhance-cooperation-with-kyrgyzstan-under-belt-and-road Beijing,May 6 (Prensa Latina) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said today that China stands ready to enhance practical cooperation with Kyrgyzstan under the Belt and Road Initiative. First May Rains wreak havoc in Nicaragua http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12555&SEO=first-may-rains-wreak-havoc-in-nicaragua Managua, May 5 (Prensa Latina) The first major downpour on the Nicaraguan capital damage some neighborhoods and communities, before which the authorities activated the contingency plans and assess the situation on the ground. Pacifists Alert of Threat to Peace After Military Escalation in World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12552&SEO=pacifists-alert-of-threat-to-peace-after-military-escalation-in-world Guantanamo, Cuba, May 5 (Prensa Latina) The presence of a large group of pacifists today in the 5th International Seminar for Peace and the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases is of great importance due to the threat that represents the military escalation in the world. Jamaica Police Seizes More Than 1,000 Pounds of Marijuana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12551&SEO=jamaica-police-seizes-more-than-1000-pounds-of-marijuana Kingston, May 5 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican police seized more than 1,000 kilograms of marijuana during two anti-drug operations on beaches in Hellsshire in the southern parish of Saint Catherine, The Observer newspaper reported today. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Calls on Extreme Right to End Violence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12550&SEO=venezuelan-foreign-minister-calls-on-extreme-right-to-end-violence Caracas, May 5 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Delcy Rodriguez, has called on the right-wing opposition to curb violent actions and join the debate that will be opened with the new National Constituent Assembly convened by President Nicolas Maduro. Disarmament Could Exceed Deadline, According to Colombian Guerrilla http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12549&SEO=disarmament-could-exceed-deadline-according-to-colombian-guerrilla Bogota, May 5 (Prensa Latina) FARC-EP commander, Carlos Antonio Lozada, has said today that despite the Colombian guerrillas'' willingness to fulfill their commitments, completing the process of putting down weapons will take more time. Turkey Will Continue Blocking Access to Wikipedia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12548&SEO=turkey-will-continue-blocking-access-to-wikipedia Ankara, May 5 (Prensa Latina) The Court number 1 of this capital ruled today to continue the blockade in Turkey to the Wikipedia online encyclopedia, after rejecting the appeal presented by the administrators of this website to lift the ban. Around 200 Inmates Escape From Packed Indonesia Prison http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12547&SEO=around-200-inmates-escape-from-packed-indonesia-prison Jakarta,May 5 (Prensa Latina) Around 200 inmates escaped Friday from an overcrowded prison in Indonesia''s Riau Island, police confirmed. Nigerian Terror Leader Denies He Was Injured http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12546&SEO=nigerian-terror-leader-denies-he-was-injured Abuja, May 5 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the Nigerian Islamist armed group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, denied on a filming circulated here today that he is injured, as unofficial sources said here earlier this week. Puerto Rican Socialists Declare Repression Will Not Stop Anger http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12545&SEO=puerto-rican-socialists-declare-repression-will-not-stop-anger San Juan, May 5 (Prensa Latina) The Socialist Workers'' Movement (MST) of Puerto Rico reaffirmed today its ''fervent solidarity with the indignant youth'' involved in incidents last Monday, during the National Strike, in San Juan banking area. Italian Football Players Under Death Threats http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12544&SEO=italian-football-players-under-death-threats Rome, May 5 (Prensa Latina) Unidentified people placed on a street near the Coliseum mannequins hanging from the neck with threats against players of the local football squad of the first division. Drug Trafficker Linked to International Networks Captured in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12542&SEO=drug-trafficker-linked-to-international-networks-captured-in-mexico Mexico, May 5 (Prensa Latina) Agents of the Federal Police''s Anti-Drug Division have reportedly detained Luis Enrique Verdugo, also known as El Güero, a Sinaloa cartel liaison with Colombian groups for the transfer of cocaine to Mexico and the United States. New Japanese Space Mission Will Be Going to the Moons of Mars http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12541&SEO=new-japanese-space-mission-will-be-going-to-the-moons-of-mars Washington, May 5 (Prensa Latina)The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has a different mission in mind when it comes to the coming decades. Instead of exploring the Moon or Mars, they propose exploring the moons of Mars. Nicaragua's President Receives Japanese Foreign Minister http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12539&SEO=nicaraguas-president-receives-japanese-foreign-minister Managua, May 5 (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega welcomed here today Japanese Foreign Minister Kentaro Sonoura, who visits the country to strengthen ties of friendship and cooperation between the two nations. Rafael Correa Receives Honoris Causa of the University of Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12536&SEO=rafael-correa-receives-honoris-causa-of-the-university-of-havana Havana, May 5 (Prensa Latina) The President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, received today the honorary doctorate in economics of the University of Havana, by the rector of that institution, Gustavo Cobreiro. Another Provocation on Suspected Chemical Attacks in Syria Denounced http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12532&SEO=another-provocation-on-suspected-chemical-attacks-in-syria-denounced Damascus, May 5 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian press has widely reported information published in several media about the manipulation the Al Jazeera channel did on alleged chemical attacks in this country. Decades of Data on World's Oceans Reveal a Troubling Oxygen Decline http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12531&SEO=decades-of-data-on-worlds-oceans-reveal-a-troubling-oxygen-decline Washington, May 5 (Prensa Latina) A new analysis of decades of data on oceans across the globe has revealed that the amount of dissolved oxygen contained in the water - an important measure of ocean health - has been declining for more than 20 years. Mysterious Ailment Kills Two More in Liberia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12527&SEO=mysterious-ailment-kills-two-more-in-liberia Monrovia, May 5 (Prensa Latina) A mysterious ailment that has broke out in Liberia has killed another two persons, reported Thursday health authorities who said they would carry out autopsies in quest of trying to identify what kind of disease it is. Cuba: World Experts to Talk on Hematology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12511&SEO=cuba-world-experts-to-talk-on-hematology Havana, May 5 (Prensa Latina) Experts from 24 countries of the planet will come to Cuba to discuss on leukemia, immunology, coagulation problems and others, during the celebration of the 8th Cuban Congress of Hematology (Hematology 2017), to start on May 8 in the Cuban capital. Syrian Media Highlights Negotiations in Astana, Kazakhstan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12492&SEO=syrian-media-highlights-negotiations-in-astana-kazakhstan Damascus, May 4 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian media highlighted today the bilateral meetings hold by the national delegation during the Fourth meeting on the Crisis in this country, held in Astana, Kazakhstan capital. Brazil to Launch Geostationary Satellite From French Guiana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12480&SEO=brazil-to-launch-geostationary-satellite-from-french-guiana Brasilia, May 4 (Prensa Latina) Brazil''s first geostationary defense and communications satellite (SGDC-1) will be put into orbit today from the Kourou aerospace base in French Guiana, confirmed the Presidency of the Republic. More Than 1,900 Cases of Measles in Italy This Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12479&SEO=more-than-1900-cases-of-measles-in-italy-this-year Rome, May 4 (Prensa Latina) From January to April 2017, were 1,920 measles cases reported in Italy, 88 percent of which were not vaccinated, reported today the Ministry of Health''s weekly bulletin. Experts From Cuba and USA Discuss About Sclerosis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12474&SEO=experts-from-cuba-and-usa-discuss-about-sclerosis Havana, May 4 (Prensa Latina) U.S. specialists are meeting today with their Cuban counter parts in the framework of the 2nd CIREN-USA Clinical-Scientific Exchange on Multiple Sclerosis, which the International Center for Neurological Restoration (CIREN) will host until tomorrow. Study Shows Inhibition of an Enzyme can Prevent Weight Gain http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12471&SEO=study-shows-inhibition-of-an-enzyme-can-prevent-weight-gain Washington, May 4 (Prensa Latina) Researchers of the National Health Lung and Blood Institute (Nhlbi) of the United States showed in a study published here that by inhibiting a protein can prevent weight gain in the middle-aged person. Scientists Forecast Terrifying Earthquake in Chile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12465&SEO=scientists-forecast-terrifying-earthquake-in-chile Santiago de Chile, May 4 (Prensa Latina) Chilean and French scientists made a terrifying forecast about a future ''dangerous and destructive earthquake'' that would hit the capital city at any time in ten years. Opens in Camaguey International Conference on Mental Sports http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12456&SEO=opens-in-camaguey-international-conference-on-mental-sports Camagüey, Cuba, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Practitioners from different latitudes gathered in this central-eastern Cuban city at the opening of the International Conference on Mental Sports, (Cidem 2017), which will take place until May 5. Iran, Cuba to Increase Medical-Scientific Collaboration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12449&SEO=iran-cuba-to-increase-medical-scientific-collaboration Tehran, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Specialists and authorities in Iran and Cuba held talks in this capital to determine the possibilities and conditions for expanding bilateral collaboration in the medical-scientific field, a diplomatic source announced today. Syria- One Killed in Terrorist Attacks in Damascus,Hama and Homs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12447&SEO=syria-one-killed-in-terrorist-attacks-in-damascushama-and-homs Damascus, May 3 (Prensa Latina) One person was killed and another one was wounded by terrorist attacks with mortar shells against the Harasta suburb, east of Damascus, police sources reported. Argentine Child Victim of Blue Whale Online Suicide Game http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12446&SEO=argentine-child-victim-of-blue-whale-online-suicide-game Buenos Aires, May 3 (Prensa Latina) A 14-year-old Argentine boy continues today between life and death, a victim of the dangerous online game Blue Whale, which encourages to challenges that lead people to suicide. United Nations Celebrates World Press Freedom Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12445&SEO=united-nations-celebrates-world-press-freedom-day United Nations, May 3 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General António Guterres highlighted the role of journalists and other media professionals who raise their voices to give it to those who do not have it. US Test-fires ICBM Traveling 4,200 Miles to South Pacific http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12444&SEO=us-test-fires-icbm-traveling-4200-miles-to-south-pacific Washington, May 3 (Prensa Latina) The United States Air Force test-launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from California to the Pacific Ocean, the military said in a statement. 280 Cases of Ultra-Right Extremists Investigated in the German Army http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12443&SEO=280-cases-of-ultra-right-extremists-investigated-in-the-german-army Berlin, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Military intelligence services are currently investigating 280 cases of possible right-wing extremists in the ranks of the German army, the Defense Ministry informed today. Lebanese Army Arrests Fugitives; Charges Suspected Terrorists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12442&SEO=lebanese-army-arrests-fugitives-charges-suspected-terrorists 03 de mayo de 2017, 12:06Beirut, May 3 (Prensa Latina) The Lebanese army arrested several fugitives during raids in the northeast of the country, while a military judge charged 10 people, Syrian and national, for alleged membership in the Islamic State terrorist group. More New Clandestine Graves Discovered in Morelia,Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12438&SEO=more-new-clandestine-graves-discovered-in-moreliamexico Mexico, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Three clandestine graves with the same number of bodies were found in a dairy in Morelia, Michoacán (west of here), reported the state Attorney General''s Office (PGJE) today. Santos Announces Great Natural Gas Discovery in Caribbean Colombian http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12437&SEO=santos-announces-great-natural-gas-discovery-in-caribbean-colombian Bogota, May 3 (Prensa Latina) President Juan Manuel Santos has announced today the discovery of a large gas field in the Colombian Caribbean, considered the biggest finding of that kind in the last 28 years. Caribbean on Alert over Kick 'em Jenny Underwater Volcano http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12436&SEO=caribbean-on-alert-over-kick-em-jenny-underwater-volcano Saint George, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Several insular nations in the Eastern Caribbean are now closely monitoring the intensity of the Kick-''em-Jenny underwater volcano, located five miles north of Grenada. Cuba Recognizes Importance of Arthroscopy Event http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12435&SEO=cuba-recognizes-importance-of-arthroscopy-event Ciego de Avila, Cuba May 3 (Prensa Latina) Swiss expert, Peter Buess, has acknowledged here today that arthroscopy courses, developed in this city, are a bridge for the exchange of experience between European and Cuban specialists. Bilateral Cease-fire Compliance Certified in Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12434&SEO=bilateral-cease-fire-compliance-certified-in-colombia Bogotá, May 3 (Prensa Latina) The Conflict Analysis Resource Center (CERAC) said today that the bilateral cease-fire enacted since last August was fulfilled by the Colombian Government and the FARC-EP, in the middle of the disarmament process. Clashes Between Terrorists Continue Northeast of Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12432&SEO=clashes-between-terrorists-continue-northeast-of-damascus Damascus, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Clashes between terrorist groups in the region of Gutta, east of this capital, continue and even prevent the arrival of humanitarian aid, local media and military sources reported. Increase in Malaria Cases in South African Province http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12419&SEO=increase-in-malaria-cases-in-south-african-province Pretoria, May 3 (Prensa Latina) At least 624 cases of malaria (malaria) have been diagnosed in the South African province of Limpopo this year, the highest figure in recent years, local authorities said. International Symposium on Arthroscopy in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12412&SEO=international-symposium-on-arthroscopy-in-cuba Ciego de Avila, Cuba, May 2 (Prensa Latina) The 13th International Symposium on Arthroscopy, Ciego de Avila-2017, opened today in this city, with the attendance of several specialists from Switzerland, Canada, Austria, France, Puerto Rico and Cuba. 38 Children at 37 Years Old http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12402&SEO=38-children-at-37-years-old Kampala, May 2 (Prensa Latina) Miriam Nabatanzi, a 37-year-old Ugandan woman, has had perhaps unintentionally a seat on Olympus of fertility by giving birth to 38 children. Cuban Medical Brigade Reaches One Month of Activity in Peru http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12392&SEO=cuban-medical-brigade-reaches-one-month-of-activity-in-peru Piura, Peru, May 2 (Prensa Latina) A Cuban medical brigade today celebrated a month of solidarity work in this northern Peruvian city and its surroundings, with attention to the victims of heavy rains registered in the region of Piura. Study Shows Effect of Galaxy Collisions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12390&SEO=study-shows-effect-of-galaxy-collisions Washington, May 2 (Prensa Latina) U.S. scientists have showed in a study released today that galaxy collisions, especially those of abundant molecular gas, can eject bursts as new stars are formed inside them. Saudi King Saw off Angela Merkel Optimistic to Strengthen Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12354&SEO=saudi-king-saw-off-angela-merkel-optimistic-to-strengthen-cooperation Riyadh, May 1 (Prensa Latina) German Chancellor Angela Merkel left Jeddah today after concluding an official visit in which she left a feeling of optimism and confidence in the strengthening bilateral relations in several fields. Cuba and Costa Rica Express Interest in Collaboration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12352&SEO=cuba-and-costa-rica-express-interest-in-collaboration 01 de mayo de 2017, 09:21San Jose, May 1 (Prensa Latina) Maria Dolores Rivero, the development director of Grupo Empresarial Ganadero, attached to the Cuban Ministry of Agriculture, expressed her country''s interest in strengthening collaboration and exchanging experiences in stockbreeding with Costa Rica. Alliance among Asian Universities in Beijing: For Cultural Unity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12338&SEO=alliance-among-asian-universities-in-beijing-for-cultural-unity 30 de abril de 2017, 13:24Beijing, Apr 30 (Prensa Latina) The Alliance of Asian Universities established in this capital was described as a bridge among peoples of different cultures and a means to boost international cooperation, according to Chinese Deputy Prime Minister Liu Yandong. Plaque Immortalizes Canoe Expedition from the Amazon to the Caribbean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12335&SEO=plaque-immortalizes-canoe-expedition-from-the-amazon-to-the-caribbean Puerto de Misahualli, Ecuador, Apr 30 (Prensa Latina) In the port of Misahualli, in the Ecuadorian province of Napo, a commemorative plaque immortalized the scientific expedition in canoe from the Amazon to the Caribbean, which Latin American experts led by Cuban geographer Antonio Nuñez Jimenez carried out 30 years ago. Mystery Illness Has Killed 9 in Liberia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12321&SEO=mystery-illness-has-killed-9-in-liberia Monrovia, April 30 (Prensa Latina) A mysterious illness that has caused nine deaths and eight infected in a town close to this city, capital of Liberia, is keeping health authorities at bay. France Urges USA to Observe Climate Change Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12318&SEO=france-urges-usa-to-observe-climate-change-agreement Paris, Apr 30 (Prensa Latina) French Environment Minister Segolene Royal has urged the United States to respect the commitments included in the agreement to fight climate change, sealed in Paris during the 2015 climate summit. Mexico Endorses Medical and Scientific Use of Marijuana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12313&SEO=mexico-endorses-medical-and-scientific-use-of-marijuana 29 de abril de 2017, 11:31Mexico, April 29 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican Chamber of Deputies passed some amendments to the General Health Law and the Federal Penal Code to permit the medical, therapeutic and research use of marijuana, whose consumption continues, though, to be penalized. Jamaica to Host International Caribbean Event on Education http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12299&SEO=jamaica-to-host-international-caribbean-event-on-education 29 de abril de 2017, 00:20Kingston, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) The Jamaican city of Montego Bay will be the host of the 3rd International Conference on Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the Caribbean, from May 10 to 12. Cuba to Exhibit Health Achievements at International Convention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12297&SEO=cuba-to-exhibit-health-achievements-at-international-convention 28 de abril de 2017, 20:03Havana, April 28 (Prensa Latina) Scientists, physicians, nurses, technical personnel and other health specialists will have the possibility to exchange their views and experiences with international colleagues at Cuba-Health 2018 International Convention, the organizers announced today. Trump Lies When he Minimizes Climate Change; Nobel Peace Prize Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12282&SEO=trump-lies-when-he-minimizes-climate-change-nobel-peace-prize-says Mexico, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump is lying when he minimizes climate change, stressed Dr. Rajendra Kumar, Nobel Peace Prize, in an interview here today. UN: US Threatens DPRK With New Unilateral Sanctions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12281&SEO=un-us-threatens-dprk-with-new-unilateral-sanctions United Nations, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson assured that although there are possibilities to talk to the government of the Popular Democratic Republic of Korea (DPRK), the United States saves its own right to aplly unilateral sanctions to those nations supoorting the North Korean country. Trump Approves Resumption of Oil Drilling on US Coasts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12280&SEO=trump-approves-resumption-of-oil-drilling-on-us-coasts Washington, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) President of the United States Donald Trump signed an executive order that undoes the restrictions ordered by former President Barack Obama for oil and natural gas drilling offshore. Iran Reserves the Right to Respond to Attack From Pakistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12279&SEO=iran-reserves-the-right-to-respond-to-attack-from-pakistan Tehran, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) Iran warned Wednesday that it reserves the right to respond to the attack from Pakistan in which nine border guards died, while President Hassan Rouhani demanded Islamabad more diligence in the fight against terrorism. Cuban Speleologist Remembers Crossing The Amazon River http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12278&SEO=cuban-speleologist-remembers-crossing-the-amazon-river Sancti Spiritus, Cuba Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuban speleologist Alejandro Romero, a delegate of Cuban Antonio Núñez Jiménez Foundation for Nature and Man in the central Cuban province of Sancti Spiritus, remembered the trip in canoe from the Amazon to the Caribbean, 30 years ago. Denmark Charges Six Men With Training, Fighting for Islamic State http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12277&SEO=denmark-charges-six-men-with-training-fighting-for-islamic-state Copenhague,Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) Denmark''s public prosecutor''s office said today it had charged six men with allowing themselves to be recruited by Islamic State and fighting for the militant group in Syria. Nepal Set to Sign Agreement With China to Be Part of OBOR http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12276&SEO=nepal-set-to-sign-agreement-with-china-to-be-part-of-obor Katmandú,Apr 28 (Prensa Latina)Nepal is set to sign an agreement with China to be part of the ''One Belt One Road Conference'' officials said today. Chile Hit by Earthquake http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12275&SEO=chile-hit-by-earthquake Santiago de Chile, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina Chile is still under the scourge of telluric movements,that started last Saturday, when a strong quake of 5.8 degrees in the Richter scale was felt Friday at noon in the central part of the South American country. US Soldier Avoids Jail After S.Korean Drugs Bust http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12274&SEO=us-soldier-avoids-jail-after-s.korean-drugs-bust Seoul,Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) A US soldier charged with smuggling around $11.5 million worth of methamphetamine into South Korea walked free today, after a local court took his circumstances into consideration. NASA Finds Earth's Frozen Twin Planet http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12273&SEO=nasa-finds-earths-frozen-twin-planet Washington,Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) The hottest new exoplanet is anything but hot. Planet OGLE-2016-BLG-1195Lb is almost identical to Earth, except that it''s a ball of ice. Japan Warns of Possible Volcanic Eruption http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12271&SEO=japan-warns-of-possible-volcanic-eruption Tokyo, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) Japan''s meteorological authorities issued a warning for navigation near the underwater volcano Bayonnaise Rocks, which lies at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, 400 kilometers from the capital. Japan Warns of Possible Volcanic Eruption http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12272&SEO=japan-warns-of-possible-volcanic-eruption 28 de abril de 2017, 12:58Tokyo, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) Japan''s meteorological authorities issued a warning for navigation near the underwater volcano Bayonnaise Rocks, which lies at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, 400 kilometers from the capital. Qatar to Host Preparatory Arab Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12269&SEO=qatar-to-host-preparatory-arab-conference-on-disaster-risk-reduction Doha, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) The Arab League (AL) and its member states, together with the United Nations, organize the third regional preparatory Arab conference on disaster risk reduction to be held in Qatar from next Sunday, organizers announced today. Google and Facebook Fall into Phishing Scam http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12266&SEO=google-and-facebook-fall-into-phishing-scam Washington, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) US companies Google and Facebook, giants within the computer industry, admitted today that they fell victims of phishing, a term used to identify scams based on identity theft. Turkey Intensifies Attacks in Northern Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12264&SEO=turkey-intensifies-attacks-in-northern-syria Damascus, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) Turkish artillery bombed the village of Ras Ain in the northern Syrian province of Hassakeh, destroyed its drinking water plant and caused extensive damage to infrastructure, military sources confirmed today in Damascus. University of Camagüey Hosts International Scientific Conference http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12262&SEO=university-of-camaguey-hosts-international-scientific-conference Camagüey, Cuba, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) The University of Camagüey hosts today the International Conference on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development (Cytdes-2017), scheduled in this central-eastern city from June 5 to 7. Cuban Government Approves Plan to Tackle Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12260&SEO=cuban-government-approves-plan-to-tackle-climate-change Havana, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Council of Ministers has approved the State Plan to tackle climate change and thus counteract the damage this phenomenon would cause to the country in coming years, Granma daily reports today. Dissemination and Exchange, Priorities for Scientists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12256&SEO=dissemination-and-exchange-priorities-for-scientists Havana, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) The dissemination of information on epidemiological risks in various parts of the world is a priority area at the 6th International Conference on Giardia and Cryptosporidium, which concludes today in this capital. FAO, WFP Report on Food Crisis in Four Nations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12255&SEO=fao-wfp-report-on-food-crisis-in-four-nations Rome, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Food Program (WFP) today report on the food security situation in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen. Costa Rican Geriatricians to Reveal Secrets of Nicoyan Longevity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12249&SEO=costa-rican-geriatricians-to-reveal-secrets-of-nicoyan-longevity San José, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) Doctors of the National Geriatric Hospital will research as of May, the secrets of longevity of the dwellers of the Nicoya península, in Costa Rican northwest and other zones of this country. Scientist Discoverer of Quinua Genome Invited to Bolivia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12246&SEO=scientist-discoverer-of-quinua-genome-invited-to-bolivia 28 de abril de 2017, 03:23La Paz, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) The International Quinua Center Scientist Discoverer of Quinua Genome Invited to Bolivia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12243&SEO=scientist-discoverer-of-quinua-genome-invited-to-bolivia La Paz, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) The International Quinua Center U.S.A. Distorts Nuclear Deterrent, asserts DPRK Newspaper http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12231&SEO=u.s.a.-distorts-nuclear-deterrent-asserts-dprk-newspaper Pyongyang, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) An important newspaper of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) noted today that by distorting and exaggerating the reality about nuclear deterrence, the United States seeks to stigmatize the country and justify its campaign to crush it. Iran: Nine Border Guards Killed After Clashes With Balochi Terrorist http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12230&SEO=iran-nine-border-guards-killed-after-clashes-with-balochi-terrorist Teherán,Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) Nine Iranian border guards were killed near Mirjaveh district after clashes with the armed Balochi insurgent group Army of Justice, the prosecutor general of Zahedan province Alí Movahedi Rad announced today. Heavy Fighting Between Kurds and Turkish Forces in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12228&SEO=heavy-fighting-between-kurds-and-turkish-forces-in-syria Damascus, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) Strong clashes are reportedly taking place between Kurdish militias and Turkish Army forces in the of Tell Abyad in northern Aleppo province. Children Pay The Price in Afghan Conflict: UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12227&SEO=children-pay-the-price-in-afghan-conflict-un Kabul,Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) Children account for one-third of civilian casualties in Afghanistan''s grinding conflict in the first three months of 2017, and are paying an increasingly high price in the fighting, a UN report said today in Kabul. Scientists Create Artificial Womb to Help Prematurely Born Babies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12224&SEO=scientists-create-artificial-womb-to-help-prematurely-born-babies Washington,Apr 27 Prensa Latina) Scientists have created an ''artificial womb'' in the hopes of someday using the device to save babies born extremely prematurely. Cuba Achieves Great Results in Special Olympics in Panama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12221&SEO=cuba-achieves-great-results-in-special-olympics-in-panama Panama, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) With four gold medals, two bronze and one silver, the Cuban delegation of just six athletes attending the 3rd Latin American Special Olympics Games is leaving today. UNICEF Urges to Ban Corporal Punishment in Malaysia Schools http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12219&SEO=unicef-urges-to-ban-corporal-punishment-in-malaysia-schools Kuala Lumpur, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Children''s Funds (Unicef) urged Malaysia today to ban corporal punishment in schools and avoid in that way events such as the death of a students after a beating. United Kingdom Analyze Reality of Parasitology in Cuban Conference http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12218&SEO=united-kingdom-analyze-reality-of-parasitology-in-cuban-conference Havana, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) Cryptosporidium laboratory reports have increased during the last two years in the United Kingdom, demonstrating the progress of that parasite through all regions of the planet, specialist Richard Elson said. Mexico Develops Vaccine to Prevent Amebiasis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12205&SEO=mexico-develops-vaccine-to-prevent-amebiasis Mexico, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) Mexican researchers have developed a recombinant vaccine that increases the immune response to amebiasis, a condition that affects mainly poverty sectors, it was reported today. Burundi Stops World Food Program Convoy From Entering Country http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12186&SEO=burundi-stops-world-food-program-convoy-from-entering-country Bujumbura,Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Burundi has blocked a World Food Programme (WFP) convoy originating in Rwanda from entering the country, citing security concerns, the WFP said on Wednesday. Seminar Held in Nepal on Second Anniversary of Quake http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12185&SEO=seminar-held-in-nepal-on-second-anniversary-of-quake Katmandú,Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Nepal''s government has pledged to accelerate its recovery efforts from the 2015 earthquakes in a seminar held in this capital. One Person Dies in Kenya's Primary Elections http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12184&SEO=one-person-dies-in-kenyas-primary-elections Nairobi, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) One person has died and another was injured in hotly contested primary elections in the capital Nairobi. South American Quake Survey Could Help Predict Future Big Ones http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12181&SEO=south-american-quake-survey-could-help-predict-future-big-ones Washington, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) A new survey of earthquakes in South America could help scientists predict the next big one. Masahiro Imamura: Japanese Minister Quits Over Fukushima Comments http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12179&SEO=masahiro-imamura-japanese-minister-quits-over-fukushima-comments Tokyo,Apr 26 (Prensa Latina)Japan''s reconstruction minister has resigned after making a remark that was seen as offensive to those affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Colombian Guerrilla Denounces Failures and Paramilitary Siege http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12173&SEO=colombian-guerrilla-denounces-failures-and-paramilitary-siege Bogotá, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Colombian guerrilla commander Carlos Antonio Lozada warned of failures in the implementation of the peace pact and denounced that paramilitary groups are persecuting and murdering relatives of members of the Colombian insurgent movement now in full disarmament. President Santos Supervises Reconstruction of Areas Hit by Landslides http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12172&SEO=president-santos-supervises-reconstruction-of-areas-hit-by-landslides Bogota, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos is currently supervising the restoration work in the city of Manizales, capital of Caldas, devastated by landslides that killed 17 people and left hundreds of people homeless. Protesters Clash With Police as US Moves Missile System into S.Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12171&SEO=protesters-clash-with-police-as-us-moves-missile-system-into-s.korea Seoul,Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Clashes have erupted between South Korean police and locals as the US military has moved elements of its controversial anti-missile complex, THAAD, to a deployment site in Seongju. Russia Proposes International Alliance for Demining in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12166&SEO=russia-proposes-international-alliance-for-demining-in-syria Moscow, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Russian Defense Minister Serguei Shoigu proposed today to create an international alliance for demining in Syria, where his country is preparing to substantially strengthen the security of its military. Vietnam Asks Facebook Cooperation to Avoid False Information http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12165&SEO=vietnam-asks-facebook-cooperation-to-avoid-false-information Hanoi, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Representatives from Vietnam and Facebook spoke here on cooperation to avoid false information on that platform, an international concern associated with social networks. Nearly 3,000 Deaths from Malaria in Angola http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12150&SEO=nearly-3000-deaths-from-malaria-in-angola Luanda, April 25 (Prensa Latina) The Senior Coordinator for the National Malaria Control Directorate in Angola, Rafael Dimbo, announced that 2,974 people have died during the first quarter of 2017. Mild Tremor Shakes Santiago de Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12136&SEO=mild-tremor-shakes-santiago-de-cuba Santiago de Cuba, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) The National Seismological Service (SSN) today recorded a perceptible earthquake of magnitude 4.5 degree on the Richter scale, with reports from various localities of this province and those of Guantanamo and Granma. Okinawa Governor To Take Legal Action To Stop New US Base http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12128&SEO=okinawa-governor-to-take-legal-action-to-stop-new-us-base Tokyo,Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga says he will take every possible legal measure, including filing a fresh law suit, to halt work to build a new US military base in the prefecture. Onaga was speaking to reporters as the Defense Ministry''s regional bureau began work on Tuesday to build seawalls off the coast of Henoko in Nago City. The site is to be reclaimed to build an alternative facility for the US Marine Corps Futenma Air Station. Climate Change May Alter Human Physical Activity Patterns http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12126&SEO=climate-change-may-alter-human-physical-activity-patterns Washington, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) Regular physical activity supports healthy human functioning. Might climate changeâ€''by modifying the environmental determinants of human physical activityâ€''alter exercise rates in the future. Extreme Weather Linked to Greenhouse Gases, Global Warming, Study http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12125&SEO=extreme-weather-linked-to-greenhouse-gases-global-warming-study Washington, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) Weird weather and climate warming are two separate things, but a Stanford team is linking them. UN Demands End of Fighting, Blockade on Yemen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12123&SEO=un-demands-end-of-fighting-blockade-on-yemen United Nations, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations human rights independent experts today demanded the end of the fighting in Yemen and the naval blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia, as urgent actions to help millions of people at risk of famine. UNICEF Seeks to Immunize Somali Children Against Measles http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12122&SEO=unicef-seeks-to-immunize-somali-children-against-measles Mogadishu,Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) and its partners today kicked off an emergency campaign to immunize 30,000 children against measles in Baidoa, one of the hardest-hit areas in southern Somalia. Warm Winds: New Insight Into What Weakens Antarctic Ice Shelves http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12120&SEO=warm-winds-new-insight-into-what-weakens-antarctic-ice-shelves London,Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) New research describes for the first time the role that warm, dry winds play in influencing the behaviour of Antarctic ice shelves. Fossils May Be Earliest Known Multicellular Life: Study http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12118&SEO=fossils-may-be-earliest-known-multicellular-life-study Stockcolm,Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) Fossils accidentally discovered in South Africa are probably the oldest fungi ever found by a margin of 1.2 billion years, rewriting the evolutionary story of these organisms which are neither flora nor fauna, researchers said today. Cuba Welcomes Two Decades of Chemical Weapons Convention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12117&SEO=cuba-welcomes-two-decades-of-chemical-weapons-convention Havana, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will mark the two decades of the Chemical Weapons Convention with a Day for the Protection against these devices, and a commemorative event for the 20th anniversary of that international agreement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said today. Cuba and Colombia Hold Migration Talks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12116&SEO=cuba-and-colombia-hold-migration-talks Havana, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Colombia are holding today and tomorrow in this capital the 3rd Bilateral Round of Migration Talks, with the aim of progressing the negotiation of a Memorandum on this matter. WHO Warns of Malaria Risk http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12113&SEO=who-warns-of-malaria-risk Geneva, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) About 3.2 billion people, almost half of the world''s population, are at risk of malaria, warns the WHO on the occasion of the World Day for this disease, held every April 25. Ecuador Remembers Canoe Travel from the Amazon to the Caribbean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12107&SEO=ecuador-remembers-canoe-travel-from-the-amazon-to-the-caribbean By Sinay Cespedes Moreno Symposium in Cuba to Tackle Wetlands Preservation and Management http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12105&SEO=symposium-in-cuba-to-tackle-wetlands-preservation-and-management Matanzas, Cuba, April 24 (Prensa Latina) The 11th International Symposium on Wetlands Management, which is called by the Cuban Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA), will tackle some priority issues today on wetland preservation. Peru: Intense Work by Cuban Health Brigade in First Weeks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12090&SEO=peru-intense-work-by-cuban-health-brigade-in-first-weeks Piura, Peru, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) An intense work has been carried out by Cuban health emergency team in the first three weeks of solidarity actions for the victims of flooding that wreaked havoc the Peruvian northern city of Piura. WHO Pushes World Immunization Week http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12085&SEO=who-pushes-world-immunization-week Geneva ,Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization calls on all nations to push more in the vacination programas because there are 19,4 millon children that need those benfits. MIT Selling 8 Million of Coveted IPv4 Addresses http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12083&SEO=mit-selling-8-million-of-coveted-ipv4-addresses Washington,Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) The Mass. Institute of Techology,MIT, is selling half of its 16 million valuable IPv4 addresses, an increasingly scarce stash it has held since the birth of the Internet. Classroom Blast in Dagestan, Russia Kills 1 Child, Injures 10 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12082&SEO=classroom-blast-in-dagestan-russia-kills-1-child-injures-10 Moscowú, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) A child died and 10 other people were injured in Dagestan today, after a grenade exploded in a computer class at a school in the Tsumadinsky District. Ghana, Kenya and Malawi Chosen to Test World's First Malaria Vaccine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12081&SEO=ghana-kenya-and-malawi-chosen-to-test-worlds-first-malaria-vaccine Gineva,Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) Three African countries have been chosen to test the world''s first malaria vaccine, the World Health Organization announced today. Men Say Inappropriate Jokes About Women When They Feel Threatened http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12079&SEO=men-say-inappropriate-jokes-about-women-when-they-feel-threatened Washington,Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) A new study suggests that these jokes are a way for some men to reaffirm their shaky sense of self, especially when they feel their masculinity is being threatened. Science Record Set on International Space Station http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12078&SEO=science-record-set-on-international-space-station Washington,Apr 24 (Prensa Latina)The astronauts of Expedition 50 have done just that by setting a new record for most time spent on scientific research on the International Space Station. FAO: 20 Million People in Africa Are at Risk of Dying From Hunger http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12077&SEO=fao-20-million-people-in-africa-are-at-risk-of-dying-from-hunger 24 de abril de 2017, 12:13Rome, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva warned that about 20 million people in South Sudan, Somalia, northern Nigeria and Yemen are at risk of dying from hunger. Cuba Electrifies Homes with Photovoltaic Solar Panels http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12064&SEO=cuba-electrifies-homes-with-photovoltaic-solar-panels Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) Electrification with photovoltaic solar panels to isolated homes is today a strategy of the Cuban State to benefit families living in places with difficult access. Indian Space Agency Turns Eyes on Venus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12057&SEO=indian-space-agency-turns-eyes-on-venus New Delhi, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) After its mission to Mars succeeded, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) plans the first orbiter flight to Venus, for which it invited today scientists across the country to present their projects. Cuban Successful Presentation in Kazahstan International Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12041&SEO=cuban-successful-presentation-in-kazahstan-international-fair 23 de abril de 2017, 10:24Astana, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba made a successful presentation of its recreational services and products at the 2017 Kift International Tourism Fair, celebrated in the Kazakh city of Almaty. Nigerian Army Chief Urged Troops to Intensify Fight Against Terror http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12040&SEO=nigerian-army-chief-urged-troops-to-intensify-fight-against-terror 23 de abril de 2017, 10:21Abuja,Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) The Nigerian Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has urged troops in the North East to remain steadfast in prosecuting the counter insurgency as history would not forget them. Cuban Foreign Minister Concludes European Tour http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12038&SEO=cuban-foreign-minister-concludes-european-tour Athens, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Affairs Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, departed from here back to Cuba today after an official visit to Greece, a country in which he finished a tour of three European nations. Kuwait Declared as Malaria Free Country http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12036&SEO=kuwait-declared-as-malaria-free-country 23 de abril de 2017, 09:16Kuwait, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Health of Kuwait affirmed today that Kuwait is currently a malaria-free zone with 388 cases treated in 2016. Syrian Army Takes Terrorist Strongholds in Hama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12035&SEO=syrian-army-takes-terrorist-strongholds-in-hama Damascus, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Army, with the help of allied militias, expelled terrorist groups from the strategic city of Halfaya, the biggest bastion of former Al Nusra Front at the north of the province of Hama, military sources confirmed here Sunday. Greater Differences between Human and Chimpanzee Brains Found http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12022&SEO=greater-differences-between-human-and-chimpanzee-brains-found 22 de abril de 2017, 12:28London, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) Researchers from Germany, China and Russia discovered more differences between the structures in the human and the chimpanzee brain cortex, which were thought to have more similarities, said today the journal Nature. Colombia: Heavy Rains Leave Damages and Raise Alert http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12013&SEO=colombia-heavy-rains-leave-damages-and-raise-alert 22 de abril de 2017, 11:14Bogota, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) The heavy rains of April left thousands fatalities and damages in Colombia, which laments the fatal victims left in Mocoa, Manizales and Choco, while nine departments are still on alert today for the bad weather prevailing. USA: the Role of Science in Society Must Be Respected http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12010&SEO=usa-the-role-of-science-in-society-must-be-respected Washington, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of people will take to the streets of most states today to demand respect for science and policies that support their financing for the benefit of society. Trip to the Sixth Continent: Antarctica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12009&SEO=trip-to-the-sixth-continent-antarctica By Fausto Triana, Special Envoy Magellan Strait (Prensa Latina) Some time ago I was lucky to visit South Africa and Australia. Then I had the idea I had traveled to the end of the world. The reason is very simple, frequently we forget Antarctica exists. Cuba, Mexico City Sign Health Agreements http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11991&SEO=cuba-mexico-city-sign-health-agreements Havana, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) Mexico City''s head of government Miguel Angel Mancera and Cuban Public Health Minister Roberto Morales Ojeda signed two agreements on health cooperation. Cuban Medical Brigade Takes Care of More Than 7,000 Peruvians http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11988&SEO=cuban-medical-brigade-takes-care-of-more-than-7000-peruvians Piura, Peru, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban medical brigade, which is carrying out its solidarity work in this northern city of Peru and its vicinities, affected by floods, is taking care of more than seven thousand Peruvians. Global CEOs Call G-20 for Greater Disclosure of Climate Risks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11987&SEO=global-ceos-call-g-20-for-greater-disclosure-of-climate-risks Geneva,Apr 21 (Prensa Latina)The heads of major global businesses are urging G20 governments to formally accept that companies should disclose climate-related financial risks. Syrian Villages of Zabadani and Madaya Free From Extremist Groups http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11986&SEO=syrian-villages-of-zabadani-and-madaya-free-from-extremist-groups Damascus, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) Syrian settlements in Zabadani and Madaya, less than 50 kilometers from Damascus and near the northeast border of Lebanon, were declared free from extremist groups, authorities confirmed today. Cuba Pays Tribute to Italian Architect Vittorio Garatti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11984&SEO=cuba-pays-tribute-to-italian-architect-vittorio-garatti Havana (Prensa Latina) The University of Arts of Cuba will pay tribute to the Italian Vittorio Garatti for his contributions to the national architecture and will grant him the degree Doctor Honoris Causa, that institution confirmed today. Panama Hosts Latin American Special Olympics Games http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11982&SEO=panama-hosts-latin-american-special-olympics-games 21 de abril de 2017, 11:57Panama, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) The 3rd Latin American Special Olympics Games, which today brings together more than 800 athletes and coaches from 21 countries stands out for the determination, skill, dedication, but above all, inclusion. U.S., Israel Continue to Fuel Anti-Syria Campaign http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11979&SEO=u.s.-israel-continue-to-fuel-anti-syria-campaign Tel Aviv, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) Without presenting any evidence, the United States and Israel accused again the Syrian government today of still using chemical weapons as part of a campaign to justify any aggression against that Arab country. Rainy Season Continues Causing Havoc in Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11978&SEO=rainy-season-continues-causing-havoc-in-colombia Bogota, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) Nine Colombian departments are still on alert for heavy rains, while recovery work continues in Manizales to find missing people while inhabitants of Mocoa try to erase the traces of the devastating avalanches that occurred on April 1st. Syrian Army Makes Progress in Eastern Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11976&SEO=syrian-army-makes-progress-in-eastern-damascus Damascus, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) After intense air force and artillery bombing, Syrian army units have dismantled shelters and tunnels of terrorist groups in the Qabun region in eastern Damascus, according to military sources. Iraqi Troops Recapture Several Neighborhoods West of Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11975&SEO=iraqi-troops-recapture-several-neighborhoods-west-of-mosul Baghdad, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) Iraqi government forces have recaptured other neighborhoods in western Mosul, including Tanek, where they released a girl from the Yazidi ethnic group who was kidnapped and sold as a slave by the Islamic State (IS). Gangs Hired by the Right-wing Attack Hospital in Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11974&SEO=gangs-hired-by-the-right-wing-attack-hospital-in-venezuela Caracas, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela, Delcy Rodríguez, said today that armed gangs hired by the opposition attacked the mother and child hospital Hugo Chávez, located in El Valle neighborhood in this capital. FAO Presents in Cuba Views of Urban Agriculture http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11971&SEO=fao-presents-in-cuba-views-of-urban-agriculture Havana, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) FAO representative in Cuba, Theodor Friedrich, delivers here the master lecture ''Increasing Urban and Suburban Agriculture'', in the closing session of an international conference on this kind of food production. Cuba To Host International Pharmaceutical Workshop http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11965&SEO=cuba-to-host-international-pharmaceutical-workshop Havana, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) The 9th International Workshop On Aseptic Processing in the Pharmaceutical Industry will open here next Monday, with the attendance of experts from 8 countries of the Americas and Europe, organizers announced. Cuba Hosts 6th Workshop of Basic Biomedical Sciences http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11953&SEO=cuba-hosts-6th-workshop-of-basic-biomedical-sciences Havana, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) The 6th Workshop on Basic Biomedical Sciences started today in this capital with a great international participation and the aim to continue raising the level of Cuban health professionals, recognized worldwide. Problems to Cover Credit Increase Stress Among US Citizens http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11952&SEO=problems-to-cover-credit-increase-stress-among-us-citizens Washington, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) U.S. citizens have higher levels of stress today than they did 10 years ago, and most of them point to problems to cover their credits as responsible for that situation. Canadian Environment Minister Sued For Failing to Protect Caribou http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11950&SEO=canadian-environment-minister-sued-for-failing-to-protect-caribou Ottawa, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Environment Minister Catherine McKenna is being sued for not protecting boreal woodland caribou. Facebook Works on Mind-reading Technology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11948&SEO=facebook-works-on-mind-reading-technology California, United States, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) The social networking site Facebook is working on a technology for people to write their thoughts through brainwaves without the need for a keyboard. Cameroon Returns 30,000 Displaced People from Nigeria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11947&SEO=cameroon-returns-30000-displaced-people-from-nigeria Abuja, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) A total of 30,000 displaced people by the violence of terrorist group Boko Haram, returned to their native country, Nigeria, from Cameroon, reported the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) in the state of Borno, the local press said Thursday. Pigeons Share Human Ability to Build Knowledge Across Generations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11946&SEO=pigeons-share-human-ability-to-build-knowledge-across-generations London,Apr 20 (Prensa Latina)Homing pigeons may share the human capacity to build on the knowledge of others, improving their navigational efficiency over time, a new Oxford University study has found. The Neuro Anatomical Basis of Forgiveness Revealed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11942&SEO=the-neuro-anatomical-basis-of-forgiveness-revealed Rome,Apr 20 (Prensa Latina)Researchers studied the areas of the brain involved in processes which prompt us to forgive those who have seriously, but unintentionally, messed up. FARC-EP: There Are Lot of Things to Do in Sites for Guerrillas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11941&SEO=farc-ep-there-are-lot-of-things-to-do-in-sites-for-guerrillas Bogota, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) FARC-EP commander, Ivan Marquez, has said today that there are a lot of things to do to prepare the zones and transitional points where that guerrilla, the largest group in Colombia, should put down the weapons in their possession. India and Cuba Strengthen Cooperation in Biotechnology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11901&SEO=india-and-cuba-strengthen-cooperation-in-biotechnology New Delhi, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) India may get benefits with the progress of Cuban biotechnology, one of the greatest achievements by Cuba after the triumph of the Revolution in 1959. Fort McMurray Firefighters Still Suffering a Year After Blaze, Study http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11900&SEO=fort-mcmurray-firefighters-still-suffering-a-year-after-blaze-study Ottawa, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) A year after the big fire in Fort McMurray, in the Canadian province of Alberta, firefighters who participated in its extinction have physical and mental damages, a report says. Scientists Blame Global Warming for Phenomenon Called River Piracy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11898&SEO=scientists-blame-global-warming-for-phenomenon-called-river-piracy Ottawa,Apr 19 Prensa Latina) The massive Kaskawulsh Glacier in northern Canada has retreated about a mile up its valley over the past century. Authorities in Peru Laud Cuban Medical Brigade Work http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11896&SEO=authorities-in-peru-laud-cuban-medical-brigade-work Piura, Peru, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Peruvian Minister of Health, Patricia García, and the governor of Piura, Reynaldo Hilbck, lauded the work of a Cuban medical brigade taking care of the victims of the recent floods. Nigeria: Massive Displacement Continues in the Northeast http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11893&SEO=nigeria-massive-displacement-continues-in-the-northeast Abuja, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Violence and insecurity in Nigeria''s Borno state are continuing it was known today. Evacuation of Syrian Villagers From Fua and Kefraya Continues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11891&SEO=evacuation-of-syrian-villagers-from-fua-and-kefraya-continues Damascus, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of evacuated people from the villages of Fua and Kefraya arrived in the city of Aleppo as around 500 extremists and relatives left the town of Zabadani on their way to Idleb, authorities said today. Chile Conducts National Census Today, Declares Holiday http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11889&SEO=chile-conducts-national-census-today-declares-holiday Santiago de Chile, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Starting at nine o''clock this morning, 583,000 pollsters will visit Chilean homes to find out about its population and other data, in the so-called National Short Census. Spanish Scientists Identify New Component to Treat Myeloid Leukemia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11888&SEO=spanish-scientists-identify-new-component-to-treat-myeloid-leukemia Barcelona, Spain, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Spanish scientists have identified the type 1 serotonin receptor (HTR1) as a new therapeutic target for the treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), the specialized press reported today. Wildfires Lead to State of Emergency in Guatemala http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11884&SEO=wildfires-lead-to-state-of-emergency-in-guatemala Guatemala, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) The state of emergency, from today on, is in force in Guatemala to facilitate the control and extinction of forest fires, protect communities threatened by them and channel the budget necessary to face the emergency. Italian and Cuban Surgeons to Debate on New Health Technologies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11871&SEO=italian-and-cuban-surgeons-to-debate-on-new-health-technologies Havana, April 19 (Prensa Latina) As part of the 9th Congress of Cuba-Italy Surgery, specialists from both nations will have the possibility to debate on the new health technologies in this sector, the organizers said. Turkey, CELAC Quartet to Discuss State of Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11860&SEO=turkey-celac-quartet-to-discuss-state-of-relations Istanbul, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The Turkish government reported today on the 4th meeting between Turkey and the quartet of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), which will take place here to assess the state of relations. Nigeria: Army Operation Frees 1,600 From Boko Haram http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11859&SEO=nigeria-army-operation-frees-1600-from-boko-haram Abuja,Apr 18 (Prensa Latina)The Nigerian army has freed over 1,600 persons from Boko Haram hideouts in the northeast region, killing at least 21 militants in the operation, the military announced. Cuban and US Experts to Exchange on Multiple Sclerosis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11850&SEO=cuban-and-us-experts-to-exchange-on-multiple-sclerosis Havana, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the United States will discuss here on multiple sclerosis and the possibilities of stem cell treatment during a scientific clinical exchange on May 4 and 5. Jamaican Violet Mosse Brown Now World's Oldest Human http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11849&SEO=jamaican-violet-mosse-brown-now-worlds-oldest-human Kingston, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The 10 oldest persons in the planet are all women, with Jamaican Violet Mosse Brown being the world''s oldest human since yesterday after the passing of Italian Emma Morano, who was born on November 29, 1899. Cuban Medical Brigade Work Continues Despite Conflicts in Peru http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11847&SEO=cuban-medical-brigade-work-continues-despite-conflicts-in-peru Piura, Peru, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban medical brigade continued its humanitarian work in this region of northern Peru, despite a protest of residents sheltered in tents where thousands of families live. Nanoparticles Reprogram Immune Cells to Fight Cancer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11846&SEO=nanoparticles-reprogram-immune-cells-to-fight-cancer Washington Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have developed biodegradable nanoparticles that can be used to genetically program immune cells to recognize and destroy cancer cellsâ€''while the immune cells are still inside the body. Congolese Prime Minister Praises Relations with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11845&SEO=congolese-prime-minister-praises-relations-with-cuba Havana, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The Prime Minister of the Republic of Congo, Clement Mouamba, regarded the relations between Congo and Cuba as ''indissoluble'', during the homage to deceased Congolese president Marien Ngouabi, celebrates at the African National Heroes Park in Havana. Cuba Shows Scientific Progress at Int'l Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11844&SEO=cuba-shows-scientific-progress-at-intl-meeting Havana, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is showing its scientific progress of the last decades during the second and last day of the Meeting for Latin America and the Caribbean, of the International Council for Science (ICSU). Iran and EC Sign Cooperation Agreement in Nuclear Security http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11838&SEO=iran-and-ec-sign-cooperation-agreement-in-nuclear-security Brussels, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Iran and the European Community (EC) signed their first joint agreement for cooperation in nuclear security, reported the EC Executive Tuesday. Colombia: Tragedy in Mocoa Could Had Been Avoided by Authorities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11837&SEO=colombia-tragedy-in-mocoa-could-had-been-avoided-by-authorities Bogota, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Without waiting for the results of the investigation on the avalanche in Mocoa, criticism in Colombia continues today for the lack of foresight by the authorities to avoid the tragedy experienced in the southern municipality where 321 people died. Terrorist Threat Shakes Elections in France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11836&SEO=terrorist-threat-shakes-elections-in-france Paris, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The campaign for the presidential elections in France was shaken today with the arrest of two men planning an imminent terror attack, which confirms the existence of a high terrorist threat. Israeli Cancels Family Visits to Palestinian Prisoners on Strike http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11835&SEO=israeli-cancels-family-visits-to-palestinian-prisoners-on-strike Tel Aviv, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Israeli authorities have canceled family visits to the approximately 1,500 Palestinian prisoners who have been on hunger strike in protest of their prison conditions in Israel jails since yesterday. Brazil Records Alarming Increase of Diabetes Cases http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11816&SEO=brazil-records-alarming-increase-of-diabetes-cases Brasilia, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Brazil recorded an alarming increase in the number of patients diagnosed with diabetes in the last 10 years, which now represent almost nine percent of the total Brazilian population, the Public Health Ministry reported. Philippines- Death Toll From Cebu Floods Rises to Ten http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11804&SEO=philippines-death-toll-from-cebu-floods-rises-to-ten Manila, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) The death toll from the flash floods in the province of Cebu in Philippines has risen to ten and many are injured today. Heart Diseases, Main Cause of Mortality in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11802&SEO=heart-diseases-main-cause-of-mortality-in-cuba Havana, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Heart diseases lead the list of Cuba''s top 10 causes of death, according to statistics from the Ministry of Public Health (Minsap) published today. Over 6,000 Flood Victims in Peru Seen by Cuban Doctors http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11798&SEO=over-6000-flood-victims-in-peru-seen-by-cuban-doctors Piura, Peru, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) More than 6,000 people affected by floods in this region of northern Peru have been attended by the Cuban medical brigade, reported today the head of the solidarity group, Rolando Piloto. International Council for Science Meets in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11797&SEO=international-council-for-science-meets-in-cuba Havana, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) The Regional Meeting for Latin America and the Caribbean, of the International Council for Science (ICSU), is beginning here today with specialized debates focused on sustainable development. A Journey to the End of the World: Magellan and the Chilean Antarctic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11792&SEO=a-journey-to-the-end-of-the-world-magellan-and-the-chilean-antarctic 17 de abril de 2017, 11:38Por Fausto TrianaSantiago, Chile, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Soon, a group of scientists and journalists will travel to the Magellan region and the Chilean Antarctica, which is the end of the world without any type of doubt. Cuba Begins Second Stage of Polio Vaccinations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11790&SEO=cuba-begins-second-stage-of-polio-vaccinations Havana, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) The 56th National Anti-Polio Vaccination Campaign began its second stage today in this capital, to immunize 363,778 children from one month to one year,and 11 months and 29 days. Mexico: Graves, Violence Hit Guerrero State http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11789&SEO=mexico-graves-violence-hit-guerrero-state 17 de abril de 2017, 11:12Mexico, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Guerrero state is among the territories with higher number of corpses found in clandestine graves and with high incidence of violence, experts from Mexico Attorney General''s office revealed today. Possible Hackers' Attacks Make International Headlines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11741&SEO=possible-hackers-attacks-make-international-headlines London, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) Possible hackers'' attacks were reported in the week ending today in relation to the British referendum to leave the European Union (Brexit) and the possible interference by a United States agency in international banking information. Ultrasound Scan in Intensive Medicine, a New Cuban Experience http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11723&SEO=ultrasound-scan-in-intensive-medicine-a-new-cuban-experience Havana, April 14 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban experience in the application of ultrasound scan in intensive medicine is considered as one of most interesting issues debated at the International Congress URGRAV-2017, held in Havana. Belarus Values 25-Year of Diplomatic Relations with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11720&SEO=belarus-values-25-year-of-diplomatic-relations-with-cuba Havana, April 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Belarus celebrate today their 25-year diplomatic relations. The bilateral ties have taken deep roots and gone beyond the April 1992´s historic protocol signing. Seismic Activity Scales Down in San Salvador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11712&SEO=seismic-activity-scales-down-in-san-salvador San Salvador, April 14 (Prensa Latina) Salvadorean President Salvador Sanchez Ceren is currently overseeing the work on prevention and response to the quakes that have been shaking this capital since last Sunday, even though the seismic activity has significantly scaled down. Turkey, Russia Backs Independent Probe Into Use of Chemical Weapons http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11711&SEO=turkey-russia-backs-independent-probe-into-use-of-chemical-weapons Ankara, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) Russia and Turkey have agreed to support an independent investigation into the use of chemical weapons in northern Syria. Cuba, France Revive Scientific Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11709&SEO=cuba-france-revive-scientific-cooperation Havana, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) The scientific-technological cooperation between Cuba and France has undergone a revival process since 2016 with great possibilities of expansion in the future, Granma newspaper reported. Vietnam Approves Another Plan to Deal with War Sequels http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11708&SEO=vietnam-approves-another-plan-to-deal-with-war-sequels Hanoi, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam will increase campaigns to prevent accidents with bombs and mines launched against the country and thus reinforce public safety as part of a plan aimed at resolving the sequels of wars, transcended here today. You Will Never Break Out Spirit, Said US Immigrants Children http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11706&SEO=you-will-never-break-out-spirit-said-us-immigrants-children Washington, April 14 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of children, stemming from several US states, have mobilized to the White House to send a message against US President Donald Trump''s crackdown on illegal immigration that bring about the separation of families. Colombia Resumes Search Missions for Those Still Missing in Mocoa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11704&SEO=colombia-resumes-search-missions-for-those-still-missing-in-mocoa Bogota, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) Colombian rescuers are resuming missions to search for missing persons in the municipality of Mocoa, stricken by mudslides on April 1, after local groups demanded the continuation of such work, confirmed RCN La Radio. UN Rapporteur Concludes in Cuba Agenda on Human Trafficking http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11702&SEO=un-rapporteur-concludes-in-cuba-agenda-on-human-trafficking Havana, April 14 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Rapporteur, Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, concluded her official program in Cuba with a press conference where she will set forth her criteria on struggling against human trafficking. Outside Africa No One Supported Namibia as Much as Cuba, Geingob Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11701&SEO=outside-africa-no-one-supported-namibia-as-much-as-cuba-geingob-says Windhoek, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) No other country outside of Africa contributed as selflessly as Cuba to the freedom that Namibia enjoy today, President Hage Geingob said. International Congress on Intensive Care URGRAV 2017 Concludes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11700&SEO=international-congress-on-intensive-care-urgrav-2017-concludes Havana, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) The analysis of the impact of zika and H1N1 influenza in Latin America, from the perspective of intensive medicine, marks the last day of the International Congress of the specialty, URGRAV 2017, concluding here today. ELAM Increases the Health Family with More Specialists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11698&SEO=elam-increases-the-health-family-with-more-specialists Washington, April 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba, with thousands of graduates from the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM), increased more health specialists to its supportive family, as stated by a US graduate. India Plans to Buy Three More French Submarines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11694&SEO=india-plans-to-buy-three-more-french-submarines New Delhi, April 14 (Prensa Latina) India is considering the possibility of buying three other French Scorpene submarines, after the six already agreed in 2005, today revealed a military source to The Hindu. Second Stage of 56th Anti-Polio Vaccination Campaign Starts in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11689&SEO=second-stage-of-56th-anti-polio-vaccination-campaign-starts-in-cuba 13 de abril de 2017, 19:20Havana, April 13 (Prensa Latina) The Head of the Cuban Vaccination Program, Lena Lopez, has announced the second stage start-up of the 56th National Anti-Polio Vaccination Campaign to be held until April 21. Mexican Tourist Destinations Threatened by Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11676&SEO=mexican-tourist-destinations-threatened-by-climate-change Mexico, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) The main Mexican tourist destinations on the beach are highly exposed to the effects of climate change due to sea level rise, especially in the Caribbean region, according to studies released here. MAVEN Spacecraft Detected Metal Ions in Mars Atmosphere http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11675&SEO=maven-spacecraft-detected-metal-ions-in-mars-atmosphere Washington, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) NASA''s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission (MAVEN) spacecraft, in orbit around the Red Planet since 2014, has detected metal ions in Mars'' upper atmosphere, marking the first detection of metal in the atmosphere of a world other than Earth. Cholera Spreading in Somalia, 50,000 Cases Foreseen: WHO http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11672&SEO=cholera-spreading-in-somalia-50000-cases-foreseen-who Geneva, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) More than 25,000 people in famine-threatened Somalia have been struck by cholera or acute watery diarrhoea and the deadly epidemic should double by this summer, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said today. Cuba Calls to Support More Events on Critical Medicine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11671&SEO=cuba-calls-to-support-more-events-on-critical-medicine Havana, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) The vice president of the Pan American Federation of Critical Medicine and Intensive Therapies, Agamenón Quintero, called here today to support events such as Urgrav 2017, which benefit patients in the region. Glowing Bacteria Offer Hope For Safe Detection of Landmines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11670&SEO=glowing-bacteria-offer-hope-for-safe-detection-of-landmines London,Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) A team of researchers at an Israeli university has successfully tested a technology using fluorescent bacteria and lasers that could become a safer system for detecting buried landmines. Cuba, Trinidad & Tobago to Increase Cooperation Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11669&SEO=cuba-trinidad-tobago-to-increase-cooperation-ties Port-of-Spain, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) The governments of Trinidad and Tobago and Cuba are evaluating the signing of new cooperation agreements in public health, culture, tourism and energy, a diplomatic source informed today. UN Rapporteur Visits Cuban Sex Education Center http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11668&SEO=un-rapporteur-visits-cuban-sex-education-center Havana, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Rapporteur María Grazia Giammarinaro was informed today about details of the work of the National Center for Sex Education (Cenesex), during a meeting in that institution held in the context of her official visit to Cuba. Post-Quake Stress Causes 71 Deaths in Kumamoto,Japan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11667&SEO=post-quake-stress-causes-71-deaths-in-kumamotojapan Tokyo,Apr 13 (Prensa Latina)It was learned that stress caused by a number of aftershocks and prolonged evacuation took the lives of more than 70 survivors, due to a series of earthquakes that hit Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan, in April last year. Important International Science Congress in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11666&SEO=important-international-science-congress-in-cuba Havana, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) A total of 350 scientific works were received by the 7th International Congress on Medical Urgencies, Emergencies and Intensive Care (URGRAV 2017) in its second day at the Havana Convewntion Center Thursday. Cuban Doctors Still Working Nevertheless of Long Holiday in Peru http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11665&SEO=cuban-doctors-still-working-nevertheless-of-long-holiday-in-peru Piura, Perú, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina)The Cuban doctors taking care of the Peruvian flood victims in this city and its sourroundings, are mantianing their solidarity work independently of the long holidays due to Easter. China Urges US, Russia to Avoid Conflicts Related to Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11664&SEO=china-urges-us-russia-to-avoid-conflicts-related-to-syria Beijing, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) China urged the United States and Russia to increase communication, in order to avoid an escalation of tensions in the Syrian crisis. Youngsters Reject US Policies Against Undocumented Immigrants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11660&SEO=youngsters-reject-us-policies-against-undocumented-immigrants Washington, April 13 (Prensa Latina) A caravan of 40 children and young people, who left three days ago the city of Miami, Florida, arrived here today with a message against deportations of undocumented immigrants. UN Decides to End Blue Helmets Mission in Haiti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11659&SEO=un-decides-to-end-blue-helmets-mission-in-haiti United Nations, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Security Council decided unanimously Thursday to end the Mission of Stabilization in Haiti (Minustah) in October, to give birth and space to a new kind of relation between Port-au-Prince and the UN. Lebanon to Stop Palestinians Clashes Outside Camps http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11657&SEO=lebanon-to-stop-palestinians-clashes-outside-camps Beirut, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) Lebanese army commander General Joseph Aoun warned today that the Lebanese army will forcefully prevent any attempt to extend the fighting between Palestinian militias in the Ain El-Hilweh camp to the city of Saida. UN Rapporteur Visits Cuban Sexual Education Center http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11650&SEO=un-rapporteur-visits-cuban-sexual-education-center Havana, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Special Rapporteur, Maria Grazi Gianmmarino visits today the National Sexual Education Center (Cenesex) in compliance with her agenda in Cuba to verify the struggle against human trafficking. Viral Diseases Threaten Southern Asia due to Lack of Preparation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11646&SEO=viral-diseases-threaten-southern-asia-due-to-lack-of-preparation New Delhi, April 13 (Prensa Latina) India and the South Asian countries today lack proper preparation to deal with vector-borne viral infections such as dengue, zika, ebola and chikungunya, today revealed a study released in this capital. Cuba Champions Exchange Between Regional Intensivists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11631&SEO=cuba-champions-exchange-between-regional-intensivists 12 de abril de 2017, 16:19Havana, April 12 (Prensa Latina) The Director of Innovation and Technology Department of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, Ileana Morales, today highlighted the exchange opportunity to the critical care physicians at URGRAV-2017. Japan,UN to Work Jointly on Natural Disasters http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11624&SEO=japanun-to-work-jointly-on-natural-disasters Tokyo, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) A group of Japanese lawmakers pledged to work with the United Nations to promote international contributions, in order to deal with natural disasters, the press reported Wednesday. Better Detection May Explain Higher Child Cancer Numbers:Study http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11619&SEO=better-detection-may-explain-higher-child-cancer-numbersstudy London,Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Global childhood cancer rates jumped 13 percent in the decade to 2010 compared to the 1980s, according to a UN-backed study released Wednesday that says the increase may be due in part to improved detection,according to The Lancet. US Citizens Want to Sail to Cuba Freely http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11618&SEO=us-citizens-want-to-sail-to-cuba-freely Havana, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) US recreational sailors want to travel freely to Cuba and influence the government of Washington to lift all kinds of restrictions against Havana, Commodore José Miguel Díaz Escrich said today. Zika Virus: Themis Initiates Worldwide First Study of Zika Vaccine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11617&SEO=zika-virus-themis-initiates-worldwide-first-study-of-zika-vaccine Vienna,Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) A promising vaccine for the Zika virus is now being tested by Themis Bioscience GmbH, a specialized biotech company developing prophylactic vaccines against emerging tropical infectious diseases. UN Ready for New Round of Inter-Syrian Talks Despite Tensions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11616&SEO=un-ready-for-new-round-of-inter-syrian-talks-despite-tensions United Nations, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura said today that the organization is ready to resume the peace talks in Geneva in May, despite the escalating tensions in recent days. Bolivian President Resumes Government Activities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11615&SEO=bolivian-president-resumes-government-activities La Paz, Apr,12 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales resumed his activities today at the Government Palace, where he chaired the usual cabinet meeting after several days of rest due to a throat operation in Cuba. Cuban Doctors Reinforce Hospital Staff for Care of Peruvian Victims http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11614&SEO=cuban-doctors-reinforce-hospital-staff-for-care-of-peruvian-victims Piura, Peru, April 12 (Prensa Latina) Specialists from the Cuban medical brigade working in solidarity in this northern Peruvian city, affected by major floods, began today to reinforce the field hospital installed to take care of the victims. Turkey Calls for Use of Force to Overthrow Syrian President Assad http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11611&SEO=turkey-calls-for-use-of-force-to-overthrow-syrian-president-assad Ankara, April 12 (Prensa Latina) Turkish Foreign Minister Omer Celik called on the southern city of Adana today to use force against Damascus government to prevent atrocities against the civilian population. Putin Criticizes West for Blind Support Against Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11610&SEO=putin-criticizes-west-for-blind-support-against-syria Moscow, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday criticized leaders of Western countries for their blind support for the United States attack on a Syrian air base, under arguments of dubious origin. Cuba Drills More Water Wells to Counter the Drought http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11609&SEO=cuba-drills-more-water-wells-to-counter-the-drought Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) The drilling of new wells to recharge the water table is now among the investments in this central Cuban province to minimize the effects of the prolonged drought that affects the region. NASA Image of Jupiter Shows Planet in Unprecedented Detail http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11608&SEO=nasa-image-of-jupiter-shows-planet-in-unprecedented-detail Washington, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Jupiter''s gorgeous bands and raging storms are on full display in a jaw-dropping new photo by NASA''s Hubble Space Telescope. UNICEF Condemns Use of Children in Suicidal Attacks by Boko Haram http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11604&SEO=unicef-condemns-use-of-children-in-suicidal-attacks-by-boko-haram United Nations, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Children Funds (UNICEF) denounced today the increasing use of children by fundamentalist Sect Boko Haram, to carry out suicidal attacks in countries of the Chad Lake Basin. French Academicians Praise Cuba's Scientific Potentiality http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11593&SEO=french-academicians-praise-cubas-scientific-potentiality Havana, April 12 (Prensa Latina) The organizers of the Franco-Cuban Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation today highlighted Cuba''s progress in medicine, education and biotechnology, as well as the enormous potentiality for the two-way cooperation. US Researcher Speaks in Cuba about Citrus Greening Disease http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11592&SEO=us-researcher-speaks-in-cuba-about-citrus-greening-disease Havana, April 12 (Prensa Latina) US researcher James Graham gave a masterly lecture on Huanglongbird (HLB), a disease of citrus fruits caused by a vector-borne pathogen, at the 8th International Scientific Seminar on Plant Health. Lake Chad Basin:A Crisis Rooted in Hunger, Poverty and Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11571&SEO=lake-chad-basina-crisis-rooted-in-hunger-poverty-and-climate-change Rome,Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) The crisis afflicting the strife-torn Lake Chad Basin is rooted in decades of neglect, lack of rural development and the impact of climate change, and the only way to ensure a lasting solution is to address these including through investments in sustainable agriculture, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, said today. Survey Finds Bullying Against Fukushima Children Evacuees in Schools http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11567&SEO=survey-finds-bullying-against-fukushima-children-evacuees-in-schools Tokyo, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) An education ministry survey released today found that nearly 200 children evacuated from Fukushima Prefecture following the 2011 nuclear disaster were bullied, with some being abused verbally with derogatory terms linked to the calamity. El Salvador Insists People Should Be Calm During Quakes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11566&SEO=el-salvador-insists-people-should-be-calm-during-quakes San Salvador, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) The Salvadoran authorities insisted on maintaining calm in the face of the reactivation of the fault that recently triggered a seismic swarm in this country, and ruled out an alleged reactivation of San Salvador volcano. Tourism- Visiting Cuban Caves http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11562&SEO=tourism-visiting-cuban-caves Havana, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) In the Cuban tourist scene, the cave system attracts more people every year, arriving to the island to enjoy nature trips and adventures, as speleology specialists recognize it today. Funds for Journalists Security in Mexico About to End http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11558&SEO=funds-for-journalists-security-in-mexico-about-to-end Mexico, April 11 (Prensa Latina) Funds available for the protection of journalists in Mexico are about to be exhausted, despite increased attacks on journalists, human rights defenders warned today. El Salvador on Alert Due to Possible Seismic Swarm http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11556&SEO=el-salvador-on-alert-due-to-possible-seismic-swarm San Salvador, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) An earthquake measuring 2.8 on the Richter scale closed a telluric day in El Salvador, shaken 275 times by a seismic swarm that killed one person, it was reported today. Cuban and French Academicians Highlight Cooperation Potential http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11535&SEO=cuban-and-french-academicians-highlight-cooperation-potential Havana, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Academicians from Cuba and France highlighted today the progress of both nations in the scientific field, as well as the potential for bilateral cooperation in knowledge and technologies for development. Oldest Tooth Filling Was Made By an Ice Age Dentist in Italy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11520&SEO=oldest-tooth-filling-was-made-by-an-ice-age-dentist-in-italy Washington,Apr 10(Prensa Latina) Scared of the dentist? Be glad you don''t live in the Ice Age. A pair of 13,000-year-old front teeth found in Italy contain the earliest known use of fillings - made out of bitumen. Turkish Foreign Minister to Attend Meeting on Syria in Italy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11518&SEO=turkish-foreign-minister-to-attend-meeting-on-syria-in-italy 10 de abril de 2017, 13:26Ankara, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary of State of Turkey, Mevlüt Cavusoglu, confirmed today the assistance to the meeting that will take place in Italy, to debate between a group of countries the situation of the war in Syria. Cuba Prioritizes Investments to Mitigate Drought in Eastern Provinces http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11517&SEO=cuba-prioritizes-investments-to-mitigate-drought-in-eastern-provinces 10 de abril de 2017, 13:21Guantanamo, Cuba, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) The Institute of Hydraulic Resources (INRH) of Cuba is giving today priority to investments, in an effort to mitigate the effects of the intense drought that affects a big portion of the island's eastern provinces. No Joint Declaration in G-7 Energy Ministers Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11515&SEO=no-joint-declaration-in-g-7-energy-ministers-meeting 10 de abril de 2017, 13:10Rome, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) The G-7 meeting of energy officials concluded today without the announced joint statement, due to contradictions between the United States and its allies on climate change. 20 Suspected Terrorists Arrested in Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11514&SEO=20-suspected-terrorists-arrested-in-russia 10 de abril de 2017, 13:06Moscow,Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Russian security authorities detained 20 persons suspected of carring out terrorists activities in Nayabersk, Yamala-Nenetsk Siberian district. Japan Led Researchers Prepare to Drill Down to Earth's Mantle http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11511&SEO=japan-led-researchers-prepare-to-drill-down-to-earths-mantle Tokyo, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Aiming for the world''s first-ever direct excavation of the Earth''s mantle, an international research group led by the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) will conduct a preliminary study in the waters off Hawaii in September,according to Japan News. Colombian Attorney's Office to Begin Investigation of Mocoa Tragedy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11510&SEO=colombian-attorneys-office-to-begin-investigation-of-mocoa-tragedy Bogota, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian prosecutor''s office will begin an investigation into the tragedy of Mocoa, which has caused at least 315 deaths, in order to clarify the actions of officials in charge of protecting the population, Caracol Radio confirmed today. UN Security Council Discusses Climate Change Impact on Security http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11509&SEO=un-security-council-discusses-climate-change-impact-on-security United Nations, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) The UN Security Council held a meeting today under the Arria Formula to discuss the impact of climate change on international stability, a forum focused on the threat of sea level increase. Calm Returns to El Salvador After Active Seismic Night http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11508&SEO=calm-returns-to-el-salvador-after-active-seismic-night San Salvador, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Calm returned to El Salvador today after a hectic night with 13 earthquakes, four of them perceptible, including one of 3.9 degrees magnitude on Richter scale. Cuban Medical Brigade in Its Second Week of Activities in Peru http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11502&SEO=cuban-medical-brigade-in-its-second-week-of-activities-in-peru Pirura, Peru, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban medical brigade begins its second week of work in the shelters of victims of the heavy rains and floods in this northern Peruvian city and its surroundings. Russian Spacecraft with Three Astronauts on Board Lands http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11494&SEO=russian-spacecraft-with-three-astronauts-on-board-lands Moscow, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft successfully landed in a Kazakh desert area today after bringing to Earth the Russian cosmonauts Serguei Richikov and Andrei Borisenko, along with NASA representative Robert Shane Kimbrough. Mexico Bets on Development of Aerospace Industry http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11485&SEO=mexico-bets-on-development-of-aerospace-industry Mexico, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Mexico hopes to be in the next years among the 10 first countries in sales of the aerospace services and products, the Secretary of the Economy (SE) projects. Iran Describes Struggle for Peaceful Nuclear Technology as Genuine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11478&SEO=iran-describes-struggle-for-peaceful-nuclear-technology-as-genuine 09 de abril de 2017, 13:47Tehran, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) President Hassan Rouhani described Iran´s efforts to use its legitimate right to access peaceful nuclear technology, a sector that showed an impressive growth last year, as genuine. Health Fairs in Bolivia: Light of Hope with the Support of Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11453&SEO=health-fairs-in-bolivia-light-of-hope-with-the-support-of-cuba By Cosset Lazo Pérez Santa Cruz, Bolivia, April 9 (Prensa Latina) The head of medical assistance of the Cuban brigade in Bolivia, Alina Ochoa, highlighted today the impact of the Health Fairs that since 2016 Cuban collaborators carry out here. French-Cuban Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation Announced http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11450&SEO=french-cuban-forum-on-science-technology-and-innovation-announced 08 de abril de 2017, 14:52Havana, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) The French-Cuban Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation will be held in this capital from April 10-12 to promote experience exchange and assess the plans for bilateral cooperation, the official newspaper Granma published today. The Cuban Academy of Sciences (ACC) will be the venue of the event, in which figures and researchers from both countries will participate, expert from the Ministry of Sciences, Technology and Environment (CITMA), Raisa Rodriguez told the newspaper. Hundreds Flee After Three Strong Quakes Strike Philippines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11446&SEO=hundreds-flee-after-three-strong-quakes-strike-philippines Manila, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of residents of coastal areas in a province south of the Philippine capital fled to higher ground fearing a tsunami on Saturday after a series of earthquakes on the main island of Luzon. Al-Shabab Dismisses Somali President Offer of Amnesty http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11443&SEO=al-shabab-dismisses-somali-president-offer-of-amnesty 08 de abril de 2017, 09:02Mogadishio,Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Al Shabab rejected the amnesty offered by Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo,according to local media. Cuba and European Association of Geoscientists Sign Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11428&SEO=cuba-and-european-association-of-geoscientists-sign-agreement 07 de abril de 2017, 17:08Havana, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Society of Geology (SCG) and the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers signed today a cooperation agreement to boost exchange of information and literature. Cuba Extols World Health Day in Battle against Depression http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11425&SEO=cuba-extols-world-health-day-in-battle-against-depression 07 de abril de 2017, 16:41Matanzas, Cuba, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Day 2017 has Depression as central theme this year, a pathology that affects 300 million people around the globe, and is promoted in Cuba with a Festival of Integration hosted by this city, Cuba Celebrates World Health Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11408&SEO=cuba-celebrates-world-health-day Havana, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba joins today the day for World Health Day with a program of activities dedicated to the care of depression, a mental illness that is the center of attention this year. Bolivia:Chemical Weapons in Syria, is Only an Excuse for Aggression http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11407&SEO=boliviachemical-weapons-in-syria-is-only-an-excuse-for-aggression La Paz, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales today considered that the United States used the excuse of chemical weapons in Syria for military intervention. UN Report Describes Humanitarian Crisis in the Gaza Strip http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11402&SEO=un-report-describes-humanitarian-crisis-in-the-gaza-strip 07 de abril de 2017, 11:39United Nations, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) A UN report reflects today the daily hardships faced by Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, a territory under a decade of the Israeli blockade and devastating bombings in recent years. North American Doctor Recognizes High Quality of Cuban Cardiology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11401&SEO=north-american-doctor-recognizes-high-quality-of-cuban-cardiology Havana, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) American doctor, Roberto Lang, of the American Society of Echocardiography, has stressed today in this capital the level of the Cuban cardiology and the preparation of professionals in this branch of medicine. Peru: Cuban Doctors Take Care of Over 2,500 Patients http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11400&SEO=peru-cuban-doctors-take-care-of-over-2500-patients Piura, Peru, April 7 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban medical brigade took care of a total of 2,570 patients, mostly children and adolescents, in four days of work in this northern city of the country and in the shelters of victims of the floods that hit this region. Cuba Concludes Geosciences 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11393&SEO=cuba-concludes-geosciences-2017 Havana, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) The 7th Cuban Earth Science Convention, Geosciences 2017, is concluding here today after several days of debate on this field of knowledge and its contributions to the society and sustainable development. Costa Rican Experts Rise Alert on Poas Volcano http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11379&SEO=costa-rican-experts-rise-alert-on-poas-volcano San Jose, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Specialists of the Group of Volcanic and Seismological Surveillance of Costa Rica (Ovsicori) advised to take prevention measures given the increased fumes coming from the Poas volcano. Cuba Plans to Lower Child Mortality Rate in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11371&SEO=cuba-plans-to-lower-child-mortality-rate-in-2017 06 de abril de 2017, 17:18Havana, April 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) reported today to the press its commitment to cut the infant mortality rate down to under four per thousand live births this year. Iran: 90 Aftershocks Reported After Earthquake that Left 35 Victims http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11369&SEO=iran-90-aftershocks-reported-after-earthquake-that-left-35-victims 06 de abril de 2017, 16:57Tehran, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) A 4.7-earthquake on the Richter scale was the strongest of the more than 90 aftershocks reported in Iran, following the earthquake that caused 35 victims, said today specialists. Havana Hosts Meeting Cuba-USA on Echocardiography http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11368&SEO=havana-hosts-meeting-cuba-usa-on-echocardiography 06 de abril de 2017, 16:53Havana, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) The Hospital Hermanos Ameijeiras, in this capital city, hosts from today until next Saturday the 1st Meeting Cuba-USA on Advanced Echocardiography, with over 320 participants. Philippines Welcomes Ceasefire Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11360&SEO=philippines-welcomes-ceasefire-agreement 06 de abril de 2017, 13:34Manila, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Philippines authorities welcomed today the ceasefire agreement reached with the National Democratic Front, political arm of the New People''s Army (NEP) by expressing its hope that it will prevent more bloodshed. Drought, Cholera Kills Over 400 People in Somalia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11356&SEO=drought-cholera-kills-over-400-people-in-somalia 06 de abril de 2017, 12:51Mogadishu, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Over 400 people, including children, have died from drought and a cholera outbreak since 2017 in southern and central Somalia. Argentine Trade Unions on General Strike,First Incidents are Reported http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11355&SEO=argentine-trade-unions-on-general-strikefirst-incidents-are-reported 06 de abril de 2017, 12:38Buenos Aires, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) The general strike of the Argentine labor federation, CGT, the first against the government of Mauricio Macri, has began early today and there are already strong incidents at the Panamericana Avenue. UN Special Rapporteur on Human Trafficking to Visit Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11354&SEO=un-special-rapporteur-on-human-trafficking-to-visit-cuba 06 de abril de 2017, 12:30Havana, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) UN official Maria Grazia Giammarinaro will pay an official visit to Cuba from April 10 to 14, the Foreign Ministry informed today. Cuban Medical Brigade Increases Activities in Peruvian Region http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11352&SEO=cuban-medical-brigade-increases-activities-in-peruvian-region 06 de abril de 2017, 12:22Piura, Peru, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban medical brigade that attends in this city and its vicinities to the victims of the heavy floods that hit the region, increased today its activities at the request of the local health authorities. Brazil Host South-South Event on Sustainable Production, Consumption http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11349&SEO=brazil-host-south-south-event-on-sustainable-production-consumption 06 de abril de 2017, 11:52Brasilia, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) More than 40 countries, and about 100 authorities and specialists are participating here today in the Conference on South-South Cooperation for Sustainable Production and Consumption, promoted by the UN Environment Program. Transgenic Soya Planting Suspended in Mexican Mayan Communities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11348&SEO=transgenic-soya-planting-suspended-in-mexican-mayan-communities 06 de abril de 2017, 11:50Mexico, April 6 (Prensa Latina) The second chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN) ordered the suspension of the sowing of transgenic soya in four communities in the municipality of Bacalar, Quintana Roo, for a period of six months, it was reported today. Syrian Foreign Minister Rejects the Use of Chemical Weapons http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11347&SEO=syrian-foreign-minister-rejects-the-use-of-chemical-weapons 06 de abril de 2017, 11:35Damascus, April 6 (Prensa Latina) Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem reiterated today that Syria categorically rejects the use of chemical weapons in the province of Idleb and denounced that such events are part of a manipulated and false campaign. Hussein Execution was Moved Forward Because of Gaddafi Rescue Plans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11345&SEO=hussein-execution-was-moved-forward-because-of-gaddafi-rescue-plans 06 de abril de 2017, 11:29Baghdad, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) The execution of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein was accelerated due to the belief that the then Libyan leader, Muammar El-Gaddafi, had a plan to rescue him from prison, Judge Mounir Haddad revealed today. Governor Deplores Closure of University of Puerto Rico Due to Strike http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11344&SEO=governor-deplores-closure-of-university-of-puerto-rico-due-to-strike 06 de abril de 2017, 11:25San Juan, April 6 (Prensa Latina) The indefinite strike decreed by the students of the state University of Puerto Rico (UPR) is not a solution to their fiscal precariousness, said Governor Ricardo Rosselló Nevares when deploring the action. Russian ROSATON Explained in Bolivia the Nuclear Energy Potential http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11342&SEO=russian-rosaton-explained-in-bolivia-the-nuclear-energy-potential La Paz, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) The Russian state corporation ROSATOM offered two lectures to the students and the Bolivian scientific community on the possibilities of nuclear technology, the Ministry of Hydrocarbons and Energy of the South American country announced today. Seven Cuban Projects in Global Telecoms Competition http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11331&SEO=seven-cuban-projects-in-global-telecoms-competition Havana, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) Seven Cuban projects are competing today in different categories of the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) 2017, Cubadebate posted today. Eight-year-old Girl Living with Monkeys Rescued in India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11328&SEO=eight-year-old-girl-living-with-monkeys-rescued-in-india New Delhi, April 6 (Prensa Latina) Indian police rescued an eight-year-old girl living with several monkeys in a natural park in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, today revealed the national press. Raúl Castro Sends Condolences to Putin for Russian Subway Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11293&SEO=raul-castro-sends-condolences-to-putin-for-russian-subway-attack 05 de abril de 2017, 13:21Moscow,, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro Ruz expressed today his deepest condolences to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for the victims of the terrorist attack perpetrated in the subway of St. Petersburg. The First North American Invention: How Clovis Made Fluted Arrow Tips http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11291&SEO=the-first-north-american-invention-how-clovis-made-fluted-arrow-tips 05 de abril de 2017, 13:14Washington, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The Clovis people first crossed the icy land bridge between Asia and North America about 13,500 years ago, bringing stone-tipped hunting weapons with them. Nasa's Cassini to End 20 Year Mission by Crashing into Saturn http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11290&SEO=nasas-cassini-to-end-20-year-mission-by-crashing-into-saturn 05 de abril de 2017, 13:02Washington,Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) After 22 orbits between the planet and its rings, Nasa plans for Cassini to ‘break apart, melt, vaporize and become part of the very planet it left Earth to explore'' Study Reveals 10,000 Years of Genetic Continuity in North America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11289&SEO=study-reveals-10000-years-of-genetic-continuity-in-north-america 05 de abril de 2017, 12:48Washington,Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) Studies corroborate the veracity of oral natives traditions,that say that the natives living today in Alask are decendant from groups that arrived there 10 thousand years ago. Terrorists Abduct 4 Aid Workers in Somalia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11288&SEO=terrorists-abduct-4-aid-workers-in-somalia 05 de abril de 2017, 12:35Mogadiscio, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina)Suspected Al-Shabaab militants kidnapped four World Health Organisation, WHO, workers in southern Somalia on Tuesday, police said. FARC-EP Send Another Shipment with Aid to Mocoa Survivers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11286&SEO=farc-ep-send-another-shipment-with-aid-to-mocoa-survivers Bogota, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People''s Army (FARC-EP) has sent two tonnes of food for people affected by the landslides in the Colombian municipality of Mocoa, which phenomenon killed at least 290,000 , Confirmed today news. Caribbean Development Bank Giving High Priority to Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11285&SEO=caribbean-development-bank-giving-high-priority-to-climate-change Bridgetown, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina)The Caribbean Development Bank has as high priority climate change,said President Warren Smith. Foreign Experts Discuss Geological Sciences in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11280&SEO=foreign-experts-discuss-geological-sciences-in-cuba Havana, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) Experts from around the world are debating today at the 7th Cuban Earth Science Convention about the contribution of this field to sustainable development. More Than 1000 Peruvians Already Treated by Cuban Medical Brigade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11278&SEO=more-than-1000-peruvians-already-treated-by-cuban-medical-brigade Piura, Peru, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) More than a thousand patients were treated by the Cuban medical brigade arriving in this northern city of the country to assist the victims of the floods that devastated this territory, the group leader, Rolando Piloto said today. Scientists Show Uncertainty on Future Development of El Niño http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11252&SEO=scientists-show-uncertainty-on-future-development-of-el-nino Brna, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The predictions on the activity of meteorological phenomenon ''El Niño'' for the present year, are still uncertain, since it is not still known if it will develop at global, or at a local level, reported the World Weather Organization. Jamaica Ready to Support Mosquito Control in Caribbean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11236&SEO=jamaica-ready-to-support-mosquito-control-in-caribbean Kingston, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) The Jamaican health authorities have the capacity to support other Caribbean nations in the development of effective programs to control mosquitos, official sources stated here Tuesday. Florida Aquarium Helps Create Underwater Coral Nursery in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11235&SEO=florida-aquarium-helps-create-underwater-coral-nursery-in-cuba Washington,Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) An international team of divers from The Florida Aquarium and the National Aquarium of Cuba constructed an underwater staghorn coral nursey in Cuba waters,according local media today. Prison Sentences for Opposition Newspaper Journalists in Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11234&SEO=prison-sentences-for-opposition-newspaper-journalists-in-turkey Istanbul, April 4 (Prensa Latina) The prosecution in this city has requested imprisonment between 7.5 and 43 years for the 19 journalists of the daily Cumhuriyet, the main opposition center in Turkey, for membership or collaboration with terrorist organizations. EcuRed Among Finalists of World Telecoms Competition http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11229&SEO=ecured-among-finalists-of-world-telecoms-competition Havana, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Collaborative Encyclopedia, EcuRed, is among the finalists chosen for the awards of the World Summit on the Information Society, local media reported today. Putin Discusses Anti-Terrorist Cooperation with France, Germany http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11228&SEO=putin-discusses-anti-terrorist-cooperation-with-france-germany Moscow, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on the phone today with his French counterpart, Francois Hollande, and with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the possibility of cooperation in the fight against terrorism. UN Rapportour Demands Australia to Improve Indigenous Treatment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11226&SEO=un-rapportour-demands-australia-to-improve-indigenous-treatment United Nations, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Rapporteur for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, urged the Australian government to respect the self-determination of indigenous people and to combat racism against them. Mexican Capital Implements Aid Plan for Those Deported http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11221&SEO=mexican-capital-implements-aid-plan-for-those-deported Mexico, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) The Government of the Mexican capital implements from today and until April 22 the Migrante Welcome to Mexico City operation, which will serve citizens deported from the United States. Millionaire Health Spending in Barbados http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11219&SEO=millionaire-health-spending-in-barbados Bridgetown, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Barbados spent more than 360.34 million dollars last year in the health sector, said the minister of the branch, John Boyce. Peace: The Most Precious Asset for Angolans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11218&SEO=peace-the-most-precious-asset-for-angolans Por Roberto HernándezLuanda, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) ''One million deaths, four million displaced people and huge destruction were the results of 27 years of an armed conflict in Angola. Today, peace is the most precious asset for Angolans. Senior Citizens' Priority at Cuban Health System http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11217&SEO=senior-citizens-priority-at-cuban-health-system Havana, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Alberto Fernandez, head of the Elderly Care Department at the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP), has recognized today the priority the Cuban health system has provided to the care of the elderly in the island . Have Astronomers Finally Found Planet Nine? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11214&SEO=have-astronomers-finally-found-planet-nine Canberra, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) A team of astronomers from the Australian National University (ANU) is investigating the four unknown objects, following the launch of their planetary search on BBC''s Stargazing Live. Protests against Cuts to US Environmental Agency http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11204&SEO=protests-against-cuts-to-us-environmental-agency Washington, April 4 (Prensa Latina) Several organizations in the US state of New York are mobilized today outside the office of Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer to protest against what they consider President Donald Trump''s attacks on the environment. German Army to Activate New Unit against Cyber Attacks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11198&SEO=german-army-to-activate-new-unit-against-cyber-attacks Berlín, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) A new unit against cyberattacks will be operative next Wednesday in the German army, according to statements of authorities of the Ministry of Defense of this European nation spread by the local media. New Investments to Face Drought in Center of Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11179&SEO=new-investments-to-face-drought-in-center-of-cuba 03 de abril de 2017, 15:14Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) An investment of 20 million Cuban pesos (20 million dollars at the official exchange) is now being executed by the Cuban National Hydraulic Resources Institute (INRH) to face a drought affecting the central zone of the island of Cuba. Colombian Guerrilla Ready to Help Mocoa Reconstruction http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11175&SEO=colombian-guerrilla-ready-to-help-mocoa-reconstruction 03 de abril de 2017, 13:51Bogota, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) FARC-EP commander Iván Márquez confirmed that members of that guerrilla group are ready to help in the reconstruction of the municipality of Mocoa, which is experiencing a humanitarian tragedy after Saturday''s mudslides. Guadeloupe to Host 5th Congress of Writers of the Caribbean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11173&SEO=guadeloupe-to-host-5th-congress-of-writers-of-the-caribbean 03 de abril de 2017, 13:50Basse-Terre, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) More than one hundred of English,Spanish and French-speaking authors will participate in the 5th Congress of Writers of the Caribbean, which will take place from April 5 to 9 in Guadeloupe, confirmed today the Organizing Committee. Cuban President Sends Condolence Message to President Mugabe http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11172&SEO=cuban-president-sends-condolence-message-to-president-mugabe Harare, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro Ruz sent a condolence message to his Zimbabwean counterpart, Robert Mugabe, because of the material damages and human losses caused by the floods in Zimbabwe, it was reported here Monday. Syria Dscusses with UNHCR Delegation Increasing Joint Projects http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11170&SEO=syria-dscusses-with-unhcr-delegation-increasing-joint-projects 03 de abril de 2017, 13:04Damasco, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Daraa Governor Mohammad Khaled al-Hanous discussed on Monday with the delegation of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), headed by Fadela Novak-Irons, means to increase joint projects and follow up on implementing others that target displaced families and terrorism-affected people. Mexico Designs Bra to Detect Breast Cancer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11167&SEO=mexico-designs-bra-to-detect-breast-cancer 03 de abril de 2017, 12:02Mexico, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Mexican researchers have designed a bra that will help diagnosing breast cancer, it was reported today. Plenty Aftershocks After Quake in Costa Rica-Panama Border http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11162&SEO=plenty-aftershocks-after-quake-in-costa-rica-panama-border Panama, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) At least 14 aftershocks have occurred until early today following the strong earthquake that shook the border region between Panama and Costa Rica yesterday, with no reports of human losses and only slight damages to houses. Cuba Hosts International Colloquium of Gerontology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11158&SEO=cuba-hosts-international-colloquium-of-gerontology Havana, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) An International Colloquium on Gerontology has begun today in this capital with the attendance of representatives from 15 countries and regions to discuss the rights of senior citizens in the world. Cuban Botanic Gardens Fulfill Travelers Expectations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11124&SEO=cuban-botanic-gardens-fulfill-travelers-expectations Havana, Apr 2 (prensa Latina) The growth of nature tourism today consolidates the journey of many people to Cuba interested in the beauty of the landscape and, above all, to visit the 13 botanical gardens of this country. Delegates of 15 Countries to Dialogue on Gerontology in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11110&SEO=delegates-of-15-countries-to-dialogue-on-gerontology-in-cuba Havana, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of 15 countries will participate in the International Colloquium on Gerontology, scneduled from April 3 thru 6 in this capital, informed here the president of its organizing committee, Humberto Arencibia. Somalia Reports 18,400 Cholera Cases this Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11108&SEO=somalia-reports-18400-cholera-cases-this-year Mogadishu, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) The UN Children''s Fund (Unicef) reported today the increase to 18,400 cases of cholera and acute diarrheal diseases in Somalia this year, higher than the figure reported in 2016. Bolivia to Get Benefits from Andean Community Satellite http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11107&SEO=bolivia-to-get-benefits-from-andean-community-satellite La Paz, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia, now a member of the Andean Community (CAN) will be able to use the capacities of the SES-10 Satellite, which will offer commercial services for operators of telecommunication and broadcasting networks. Cuban Medical Contingent Traveling to Assist Peruvian Victims http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11062&SEO=cuban-medical-contingent-traveling-to-assist-peruvian-victims Havana, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) Brigade 23 of the International Contingent of Specialists in Disaster Situations and Severe Epidemics, Henry Reeve, left for Peru today to help those affected by the heavy rains in that country. South Africa Launches 5-Year Plan on HIV, TB, STIs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11055&SEO=south-africa-launches-5-year-plan-on-hiv-tb-stis Pretoria, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) South Africa is launching a five-year National Strategic Plan to fight HIV, Tuberculosis (TB) and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), to follow up with the program expiring this Friday. Cuba Increases Investments to Extend Digital TV Services http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11051&SEO=cuba-increases-investments-to-extend-digital-tv-services Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) Installation in this city of two new modern hybrid transmitters from Germany us part of the investment increase by Cuba to extend gradually digital television in the country. 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.