Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Guatemala Reports Hundreds of Violent Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15916&SEO=guatemala-reports-hundreds-of-violent-death Guatemala, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) In the first six months of the year nearly 2, 500 violent deaths occurred in Guatemala, according to a report by the so-called Mutual Support Group (GAM). Forthcoming African Sub Regional Meeting to Address South Sudan Issue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15915&SEO=forthcoming-african-sub-regional-meeting-to-address-south-sudan-issue Juba, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) South Sudan will hold on the 24 a meeting of the Inter-gobermental Authority for Development IGAD member countries to re-establish the 2015 peace agreement, reported today an official source. Over 12,000 Migrants Expel From Germany in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15912&SEO=over-12000-migrants-expel-from-germany-in-2017 Berlin, July 21 (Prensa Latina) A total of 12,545 migrants and asylum seekers were deported from Germany in the first six months of 2017, as revealed by Funke media group. Mexican Government Warns Tourists of Extreme Heat Wave in Sonora http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15908&SEO=mexican-government-warns-tourists-of-extreme-heat-wave-in-sonora Mexico, July 21 (Prensa Latina) The government of the Mexican state of Sonora has warned tourists visiting the territory to step up precautionary measures due to high temperatures killing four visitors. Nearly 4,000 Foreigners Graduated at Cuban University in Santiago http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15905&SEO=nearly-4000-foreigners-graduated-at-cuban-university-in-santiago Santiago de Cuba, July 21 (Prensa Latina) A total of 3,819 health professionals from different countries graduated at the University of Medicine in this city,the first founded by the Revolution outside the Cuban capital. Rainy Season to Worsen Cholera in Yemen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15904&SEO=rainy-season-to-worsen-cholera-in-yemen London, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) The rainy season will worsen the cholera epidemic in Yemen and the number of cases could reach 60,000, further aggravating the impact of the civil war in the country, Oxfam warned. Islamic Academy Condemns Israeli Incitements in Jerusalem http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15903&SEO=islamic-academy-condemns-israeli-incitements-in-jerusalem Cairo, July 21 (Prensa Latina) Israeli incitements at the Al Aqsa mosque, one of Islam''s three holiest sites, were condemned today by Al Azhar, the most important center for Sunni Muslims. Uruguay and Cuba to Jointly Research Bolivian Coca Products http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15896&SEO=uruguay-and-cuba-to-jointly-research-bolivian-coca-products La Paz, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) Uruguay and Cuba will research the medicinal and nutritional values of the coca leave, informed the person in charge of the Industrialization Unit of the Vice Ministry of that plant in Bolivia, Jesus Sanez. Cuba Hosts Congress on Aesthetics and Health http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15891&SEO=cuba-hosts-congress-on-aesthetics-and-health Havana, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) The 2nd International Congress of Aesthetics, Cosmetology and Aesthetic Medicine has begun today in this capital with representatives from more than 15 countries to exchange with experts related to beauty. More than Half the Number of AIDS People in The World under Treatment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15880&SEO=more-than-half-the-number-of-aids-people-in-the-world-under-treatment Paris, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) For the first time since AIDS was discovered in 1981, there are more people in the world with treatment to fight that disease than those without it, a report by the organization UNAIDS revealed. Use of Pauses and Filler Words Tied to Mental Decline http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15858&SEO=use-of-pauses-and-filler-words-tied-to-mental-decline Washington,Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) More pauses, filler words and other verbal changes might be an early sign of mental decline, which can lead to Alzheimer''s disease, a study suggests. Antarctic Sea Ice Region a Source of Biogenic Organic Nitrogen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15857&SEO=antarctic-sea-ice-region-a-source-of-biogenic-organic-nitrogen Washington,Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Climate warming affects the development and distribution of sea ice in Antartica,the melting of the ice could increase the cloud formation and impact the polar climate, according to Scientific. Humans First Arrived in Australia 65,000 Years Ago, Study Suggests http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15852&SEO=humans-first-arrived-in-australia-65000-years-ago-study-suggests Canberra,Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) The timing of the first arrival of humans in Australia has been studied and debated for decades. Ecuadorean Government Takes Actions Against Child Labor http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15851&SEO=ecuadorean-government-takes-actions-against-child-labor Quito, July 20 (Prensa Latina) The Ecuadorean Government is currently taking some actions to wipe out child labor before 2021, which affects around 200,000 children. Syrian President Meets Iranian FM http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15849&SEO=syrian-president-meets-iranian-fm 20 de julio de 2017, 12:25Damascus, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) President Bashar al-Assad has met today with Iranian Foreign Minister, Hossein Jaberi Ansari, and the delegation he leads. Malaysia Assesses Development of Sewage Treatment Plants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15848&SEO=malaysia-assesses-development-of-sewage-treatment-plants Kuala Lumpur, July 20 (Prensa Latina) The Malaysian government is currently envisaging building over 500,000 homes in sewage treatment plant areas for next five to 10 years. Violent Crimes Rising in UK http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15846&SEO=violent-crimes-rising-in-uk London, July 20 (Prensa Latina) UK authorities have recorded about five million crimes between April 2016 and March 2017, 10 percent more than in the previous period, as reported by the Office for National Statistics. MERCOSUR Returns to its Origins, Assured Paraguayan FM http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15844&SEO=mercosur-returns-to-its-origins-assured-paraguayan-fm Asuncion, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Paraguayan Foreign Minister Eladio Loizaga assured that the South Common Market (MERCOSUR) has returned to its origins in economic and commercial progress, reported the Foreign Ministry here today. 13 Golden Degrees Granted in Cuban University Doctors Graduation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15843&SEO=13-golden-degrees-granted-in-cuban-university-doctors-graduation Matanzas, Cuba, July 20 (Prensa Latina) 13 Summa Cum Laude and eight Scientific Merit Awards are the balance of the promotion granted today to medical diplomas after concluding here studies at the University of Medical Sciences Juan Guiteras Gener (UCMJGG). Humans Have Produced 8,3 Billion Metric Tonnes of Plastic Since 1950 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15842&SEO=humans-have-produced-83-billion-metric-tonnes-of-plastic-since-1950 Washington, July 20 (Prensa Latina) Humans has produced 8,3 billion metric tonnes of plastic by 2015, most of which now resides in landfills or in the sea, according to a research published today in the Science Advances magazine. Scientists Find New Exoplanet http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15820&SEO=scientists-find-new-exoplanet Berlin, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) An international team of astronomers found a new exoplanet (planet out of the Solar System), just the size of the Earth, but with a very short orbiting time around its mother star. Rain and Mosquitoes Increase Dengue and Kill 15 People in Vietnam http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15806&SEO=rain-and-mosquitoes-increase-dengue-and-kill-15-people-in-vietnam Hanoi, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Rain over the historic average volume in this season and negligence with mosquito breeding sites have caused an increase in the number of dengue cases, which exceed 50,000 in Vietnam, with 15 fatal victims. UN: Africa Presents Demands for Regional Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15804&SEO=un-africa-presents-demands-for-regional-peace United Nations, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) presented its vision of the needs for the continent to play a more active role in preventing and finding the solution for its conflicts, in the United Nations Security Council Wednesday. Dog Domestication Happened Just Once,Says Study http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15803&SEO=dog-domestication-happened-just-oncesays-study London,Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) New data from ancient dogs indicates that dogs became distinct from wolves between 20,000 and 40,000 years ago, researchers report July 18 in Nature Communications. Immune System Response After Injury http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15796&SEO=immune-system-response-after-injury London,Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) When a persons suffers an injury within minutes the inmune system responds according to a study published in PLOS Medicine. Another Wildfire Suspect Arrested in Italy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15795&SEO=another-wildfire-suspect-arrested-in-italy Rome, July 19 (Prensa Latina) A second suspect of the huge wildfire, ravaging a large forest close to the capital in the last three days, has been arrested today in the coastal city of Ostia. Drug Busts Increases in Central Pacific of Costa Rica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15794&SEO=drug-busts-increases-in-central-pacific-of-costa-rica San Jose, July 19 (Prensa Latina) Officials from the Central Pacific Public Force of Costa Rica have arrested 3,878 people during the first half of 2017, 2,002 of them were closely related to drug offenses, according to official data released today. Stronger Winds Heat Up West Antarctic Ice Melt http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15792&SEO=stronger-winds-heat-up-west-antarctic-ice-melt Camberra,Jul 19 (Prensa Latina)Stronger winds 6000kms away on the East Antarctic, have generated waves that circle the continent at almost 700kmh. When these waves meet the steep underwater topography of the West Antarctic Peninsula they push warm water under the ice shelves. This helps explain the increased ice melt in this region that can lead trillion tonne ice shelves, like Larsen C, to break away from the continent. Colombia detects Two new Outbreak of Foot-and-mouth Disease http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15791&SEO=colombia-detects-two-new-outbreak-of-foot-and-mouth-disease Bogota, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Two new outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease which tends to complicate the infection panorama in the country, were detected in Colombia, according to an information spread here today by the Agriculture Ministry. Regional Climate Center Established in Barbados http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15790&SEO=regional-climate-center-established-in-barbados Bridgetown, July 19 (Prensa Latina) Barbados is now home of the first Regional Climate Center (RCC) in the Western hemisphere, according to the CARICOM secretariat. Wildfires in California Affect Thousands of People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15789&SEO=wildfires-in-california-affect-thousands-of-people Washington, July 19 (Prensa Latina) Over 5,000 Californians have so far left their homes in the center of this US western state due to a huge wildfire which began three days ago and uncontrollable for firefighters. Costa Rican Minister Defends UN Comprehensive Vision of Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15788&SEO=costa-rican-minister-defends-un-comprehensive-vision-of-development United Nations, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rica''s Environment and Energy Minister, Edgar Gutierrez, has called today at the United Nations, to move towards sustainable development with a comprehensive vision that interweaves its economic, social and environmental dimensions. Heavy Rainfall Hits Istanbul Causing Million-Dollar Damage http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15786&SEO=heavy-rainfall-hits-istanbul-causing-million-dollar-damage Istanbul, July 19 (Prensa Latina) The damage caused by heavy rains and floods in this city will cost around $60 million USD, according to preliminary estimates by insurance companies. Search for Missing People Due to Heavy Rains Continues in Japan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15785&SEO=search-for-missing-people-due-to-heavy-rains-continues-in-japan Tokyo, July 19 (Prensa Latina) Japanese authorities are still searching for seven people missing due to heavy rains two weeks ago in the west of the country. Cuba to Solve Energy Needs with Solar Panels http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15778&SEO=cuba-to-solve-energy-needs-with-solar-panels Havana, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban authorities are working to solve the country''s energy needs by installing solar panels, above all in faraway communities nationwide. Chinese Scientists to Develop Intelligent Drilling Systems http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15776&SEO=chinese-scientists-to-develop-intelligent-drilling-systems Beijing, July 19 (Prensa Latina) Chinese researchers, scientists and specialist are currently working on developing intelligent drilling systems with independent intellectual property rights, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) announces today. South Asian Population Prone to Rare Genetic Diseases http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15775&SEO=south-asian-population-prone-to-rare-genetic-diseases New Delhi, July 19 (Prensa Latina) A third of the South Asian population is more likely to suffer from rare genetic diseases than the rest of the world, as released by a study. Expert Alerts on Chikungunya Threat for Bangladeshi Capital http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15768&SEO=expert-alerts-on-chikungunya-threat-for-bangladeshi-capital Dhaka, July 19 (PL) At least 10 percent of the 18 million people in Dhaka are at risk of being infected by chikungunya despite Bangladeshi government health campaigns, an expert warned today. Debating Session on Agricultural Production in New Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15760&SEO=debating-session-on-agricultural-production-in-new-forum Matanzas, Cuba, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) A session of debates on agricultural production and its real potentialities, will be the antecedent of the 10th Workshop on Science, Technology and Innovation, known in Cuba as CITAtenas-2017, from October 24 to 27, said here the organizers Tuesday. USA: Three Republicans Refuse to Repeal Obamacare without Replacement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15757&SEO=usa-three-republicans-refuse-to-repeal-obamacare-without-replacement Washington, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Three Republican senators announced today that they will vote against the process to repeal Obamacare, which represents the end for the Republican party''s efforts to abolish that health regulation. New Study Shows That Only About 25% Of Our DNA is Functional http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15744&SEO=new-study-shows-that-only-about-25-of-our-dna-is-functional Washington,Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) University of Houston evolutionary biologist Dan Graur has published new calculations showing that a maximum of one-quarter of the human genome is functional. Intense Fire in Six Italian Regions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15743&SEO=intense-fire-in-six-italian-regions Rome, July 18 (Prensa Latina) The number of requests for interventions received by the Unified Air Operational Center of the Department of Civil Protection for the extinction of forest fires in Italy rose to 16. New Model Projects an Increase in Dust Storms in the U.S.A http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15742&SEO=new-model-projects-an-increase-in-dust-storms-in-the-u.s.a Washington, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina)Could the storms that once engulfed the Great Plains in clouds of black dust in the 1930's once again wreak havoc in the U.S.? Cuban and Mexican Universities Sign Agreement on the Caribbean Basin http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15740&SEO=cuban-and-mexican-universities-sign-agreement-on-the-caribbean-basin Mexico, July 18 (Prensa Latina) The Universities of Quintana Roo (UQROO) and Havana (UH) have signed an agreement to strengthen the curriculum of the Master´s of Applied Anthropology. Palestinians Call for a Day of Rage in Jerusalem http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15739&SEO=palestinians-call-for-a-day-of-rage-in-jerusalem Ramallah, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The Al-Fatah Movement has called all Palestinians for a Day of Rage tomorrow to protest against the growing repression of Israeli occupying forces in East Jerusalem, particularly around the Al Aqsa mosque. Argentine Government Assists Areas Affected by Polar Wave http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15737&SEO=argentine-government-assists-areas-affected-by-polar-wave 18 de julio de 2017, 12:11Buenos Aires, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The Argentine government has launched an assistance mechanism for that areas hit by a polar wave, especially in Patagonia, where a record temperature of -25 degrees was recorded in Bariloche. Legislative Steps in California to Fight Global Warming http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15733&SEO=legislative-steps-in-california-to-fight-global-warming Washington, July 18 (Prensa Latina) The US state of California is currently having strict steps to fight global warming till 2030 thanks to the stance taken by local lawmakers. Cuba Hosts 4th International Festival of Social Communication http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15729&SEO=cuba-hosts-4th-international-festival-of-social-communication Havana, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The 4th International Festival of Social Communication, a space for the exchange of experiences among professionals of this science, is taking place as of today at the Conference Center in this capital. Putin Highlights Russia's Aerospace Development at MAKS http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15726&SEO=putin-highlights-russias-aerospace-development-at-maks Moscow, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin today highlighted the development of aerospace technology in his country, which has the potential to show the world, at the opening of the 12th International Aerospace Fair of Moscow (MAKS), being held at the Zhukovsky airport. Colombian President Honors Cuba's National Hero http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15699&SEO=colombian-president-honors-cubas-national-hero Havana, July 17 (Prensa Latina) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos paid tribute today to the Cuban National Hero Jose Marti in the Memorial of the Revolution Square, accompanied by the Deputy Foreign Minister Rogelio Sierra. Is this Gulf of Mexico Tubeworm the Longest Living Animal in World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15698&SEO=is-this-gulf-of-mexico-tubeworm-the-longest-living-animal-in-world Washington,Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Large tubeworms living in the cold depths of the Gulf of Mexico may be among the longest living animals in the world. Poll: Philippinos Trust President Duterte http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15697&SEO=poll-philippinos-trust-president-duterte Manila,Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Majority of Filipinos expressed their approval for the performance of President Rodrigo Duterte, Vice President Leni Robredo and other top national officials, according to a Pulse Asia survey released today. Canadian Gov't and Opposition Join Forces to Help Displaced http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15694&SEO=canadian-govt-and-opposition-join-forces-to-help-displaced Ottawa, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Public Security and Preparation for Emergencies Ralph Goodale, is joining their efforts to the ones by opposition leader Todd Doherty, with the aim to take care of the evacuated people by fires in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Dominica Alerts of Low Pressure System http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15693&SEO=dominica-alerts-of-low-pressure-system Roseau, July 17 (Prensa Latina) The authorities of the Commonwealth of Dominica have alerted people to the presence in the vicinity of the archipelago of a low pressure system moving southward. Climate Change Threatens Asia-Pacific http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15692&SEO=climate-change-threatens-asia-pacific Hanoi, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) With a typhoon on the doorstep, a report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) was published here today that climate change could undermine the Asia-Pacific development. Congress of Agricultural and Forestry Technicians Begins in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15691&SEO=congress-of-agricultural-and-forestry-technicians-begins-in-cuba La Habana, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The Fifth Congress of the Cuban Association of Agricultural and Foresty Technicians (ACTAF), has begun today with the participation of about 300 delegates, who will previously pay tribute to the country''s phytosanitary workers. MPs to Focus on Chevron-Affected Areas in Ecuador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15690&SEO=mps-to-focus-on-chevron-affected-areas-in-ecuador Quito, July 17 (Prensa Latina) A mission of the European Parliament is continuing a visit to Ecuador so as to verify the damage caused by the US Multinational Energy Corporation Chevron (formerly Texaco), which is the reason for the trial carried out by the indigenous communities. China Welcomes Talks Proposal Between Pyongyang and Seoul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15689&SEO=china-welcomes-talks-proposal-between-pyongyang-and-seoul Beijing, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) China applauded today a proposal by the Republic of Korea to hold military talks and between Red Cross organizations with the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), urging both sides to reach a consensus. 67-Percent US Citizens Rejects Trump's Twitter Habits http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15688&SEO=67-percent-us-citizens-rejects-trumps-twitter-habits Washington, July 17 (Prensa Latina) 67 percent of US citizens disapproved of President Donald Trump''s unconventional Twitter habits to comunicate with the people, according to ABC News and The Washington Post. Cuban Women Live Longer But Are Less Healthy, Study Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15686&SEO=cuban-women-live-longer-but-are-less-healthy-study-says Havana, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Senior women in Cuba feel less healthy compared to men, a situation similar to that of other countries ranging from biological to cultural features, according to a recent study published here. Civilian Casualties Rise in Syria and Iraq During Trump's Government http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15685&SEO=civilian-casualties-rise-in-syria-and-iraq-during-trumps-government Washington, July 17 (Prensa Latina) The number of civilian casualties in the Coalition air raid against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq has significantly increased since US President Donald Trump´s Inauguration, according to a report released today. Argentina: Infant Mortality Increased in Buenos Aires http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15683&SEO=argentina-infant-mortality-increased-in-buenos-aires Buenos Aires, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Infant mortality in Buenos Aires increased from 6.0 in 2015 to 7.2 percent in 2016, in a great part, because of the loss of adquisitive power by the most vulnerable sectors, said a report by local entity Fundación Soberanía Sanitaria. Drug Cartels Battles Spark Off Violence and Insecurity in Cancun http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15681&SEO=drug-cartels-battles-spark-off-violence-and-insecurity-in-cancun Mexico, July 17 (Prensa Latina) Cancun, one of Mexico´s main tourist resorts, is currently experiencing unprecedented high-levels of violence and insecurity caused by battles between drug cartels. Number of Indians Affected by Rains Continues to Rise http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15668&SEO=number-of-indians-affected-by-rains-continues-to-rise New Delhi, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Monsoon rains have so far caused nearly 90 deaths and affected two million people in India, today reported official sources. Somalia is in Its Third Week of an Internet Blackout http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15662&SEO=somalia-is-in-its-third-week-of-an-internet-blackout Mogadiscio,Jul 16 (Prensa Latina)The internet has been down in Somalia since June 24, when an anchor from a Swiss-owned ship, MSC Alice, cut the single fibre cable that links Somalia to the rest of the world. China -Blue Alert For Typhoon Talas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15660&SEO=china-blue-alert-for-typhoon-talas Beijing, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) China''s national observatory today renewed a blue alert for typhoon Talas, which is expected to hit Hainan Province and the Beibu Gulf. South Sudan Admits Launching Offensives in Rebel Stronghold http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15659&SEO=south-sudan-admits-launching-offensives-in-rebel-stronghold Abuja,Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) South Sudan government admitted that its forces launched offensives to take control of Pagak, a stronghold of rebels loyal to former First Vice-President Riek Machar. British Government Considers Life Sentences For Acid Attacks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15658&SEO=british-government-considers-life-sentences-for-acid-attacks London,Jul 16 (Prensa Latina)The British government is set to launch a review on tougher sentencing for perpetrators of acid attacks after Home Secretary Amber Rudd said those found guilty should ''feel the full force of the law.'' Senegal: Eight Dead,Many Injured in Senegal Football Stadium Stampede http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15655&SEO=senegal-eight-deadmany-injured-in-senegal-football-stadium-stampede Dakar, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Eight people have been killed during a Senegal football league final in Dakar in a stampede that broke out following clashes at the end of the match,local media reported. Fire in Eastern China Kills 22, Injures 3 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15652&SEO=fire-in-eastern-china-kills-22-injures-3 Beijing,Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) At least 22 people were killed and three others wounded after a house caught fire in China''s eastern Jiangsu Province today, according to reports. 90% of Drinking Water in Karachi is Unfit For Human Consumption http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15651&SEO=90-of-drinking-water-in-karachi-is-unfit-for-human-consumption Islamabad, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Up to 90 percent of water supplied in Karachi, a city of 20 million,is unfit for human consumption due to the presence of bacterial contamination, revealed a report on Saturday. Jamaica Urges the Caribbean to Research into Health Security Gaps http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15644&SEO=jamaica-urges-the-caribbean-to-research-into-health-security-gaps Kingston, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) Jamaica''s Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett urged the Caribbean today to analyze the gaps in health security as a key area for the development of tourism in the region, said today The Observer newspaper. Patagonia Sea and Land, New Chilean Environmental Perspective http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15630&SEO=patagonia-sea-and-land-new-chilean-environmental-perspective By Fausto Triana Mexico to Host Summit on Cancer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15629&SEO=mexico-to-host-summit-on-cancer Mexico, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Mexico will host the World Leaders Summit on Cancer 2017, Cities Leading the Change, a venue to contribute reaching the target of reducing by 25 percent the deaths due to that illness in 2025, it was known today. Climate Change May Make it Too Hot to Fly, Study Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15619&SEO=climate-change-may-make-it-too-hot-to-fly-study-says Washington, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) The rise of the temperatures caused by global warming will bring up problems for the taking off of planes in the next decades, predicted a study made by the University of Columbia, published today. State Budget 2016 Guaranteed Social Services in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15618&SEO=state-budget-2016-guaranteed-social-services-in-cuba Havana, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban state budget managed to guarantee the financial demands for social services while supporting the funding required in the productive sphere, noted the Minister of Finance and Prices, Lina Pedraza. Fishermen Angry as Fukushima Releases Radioactive Water into Ocean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15617&SEO=fishermen-angry-as-fukushima-releases-radioactive-water-into-ocean Tokyo, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Fishermen and environmental groups have condemned a plan to release radioactive tritium from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean. Mexico Conducts a Census of Homeless Persons in the Capital http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15616&SEO=mexico-conducts-a-census-of-homeless-persons-in-the-capital Mexico, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) About 1,600 brigade members from the Social Development Secretariat have conducted a census of homeless population 2017, in 16 delegations of Mexico City, was announced here today. Drugs and Weapons Occupied in South African Airport http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15614&SEO=drugs-and-weapons-occupied-in-south-african-airport Pretoria, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) The strengthening or reinforcment of security measures at Johannesburg''s or Tambo International Airport began to show results with the capture of about 200 kilograms of cocaine and a shipment of automatic rifles, it was reported today. Ravens, Like Humans and Apes, Can Plan For The Future http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15613&SEO=ravens-like-humans-and-apes-can-plan-for-the-future Washington,Jul 14 (Prensa Latina)All of us know how tough it can be to delay gratification. But human civilization was built around our supposedly unique ability to planâ€''to anticipate future needs and sacrifice now to reap the rewards later. British Police Frustrates Five Terror Attacks in the Last Weeks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15611&SEO=british-police-frustrates-five-terror-attacks-in-the-last-weeks London, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) The London Metropolitan Police (MET) frustrated 5 terrorist attacks in the last weeks in the United Kingdom, some of them just about to be perpetrated, as confirmed by MET chief Cressida Dick Friday. US Activist Calls to Increase Pressure Against Blockade of Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15608&SEO=us-activist-calls-to-increase-pressure-against-blockade-of-cuba New York, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Ike Nahem, coordinator of solidarity with Cuba in New York, has called today to increase pressure in the United States and the world against the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade to the island. Buenos Aires Professors Ratify Struggle After Rejecting Proposal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15603&SEO=buenos-aires-professors-ratify-struggle-after-rejecting-proposal Buenos Aires, July 14 (Prensa Latina) Buenos Aires professors, member of the Union of Education Workers (UTE), have ratified today a fight plan after rebuffing the local Executive´s proposal to increase the salary by 21.5 percent, which they term it as insufficient. South African Doctors Trained in Cuba Graduate in KwaZulu-Natal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15597&SEO=south-african-doctors-trained-in-cuba-graduate-in-kwazulu-natal Pretoria, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) About 70 South African doctors who studied in Cuba were graduated today at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, at a ceremony presided over by Deputy Health Minister of this country, Joe Phaahla, and Cuba''s Ileana Morales. Nearly 2 Million People Affected by Rains in North Eastern India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15587&SEO=nearly-2-million-people-affected-by-rains-in-north-eastern-india New Delhi, July 14 (Prensa Latina) At least 85 people were killed and nearly 2 million are affected by monsoon rains in North Eastern India, today reported the authorities. Costa Rican Peninsula of Nicoya Moves 11 Milimeters a Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15582&SEO=costa-rican-peninsula-of-nicoya-moves-11-milimeters-a-year San Jose, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) The peninsula of Nicoya moves 11 milimeters a year, going northwest, according to a test made by the National Seismologic Net of Costa Rica (RSN) and the Universities of Costa Rica and Indiana, Pennsylvania, US. Cuban Parliamentarians Discuss Computerization Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15575&SEO=cuban-parliamentarians-discuss-computerization-policy Havana, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban parliamentarians were informed today on the new policy of computerization of the society, from its implementation to the first results of this project, which has a high economic and social impact for the country. Congo Deputy Prime Minister in Angola to Talk of Refugees Situation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15567&SEO=congo-deputy-prime-minister-in-angola-to-talk-of-refugees-situation Luanda, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo, She Leonare Oshintudu, arrived in Angola today for a tripartite meeting on the situation of refugees in this country. Cuban Foreign Minister Welcomes UN Human Rights Expert http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15564&SEO=cuban-foreign-minister-welcomes-un-human-rights-expert Havana, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Affairs Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla welcomed the United Nations independent expert on human rights and international solidarity, Virginia Dandan Thursday, at the Cuban Foreign Ministry headquarters. Chile to Request Extradition of Dictatorship Assassin in USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15563&SEO=chile-to-request-extradition-of-dictatorship-assassin-in-usa Santiago de Chile, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The Chilean Supreme Court gave green light to the petition to the United States to extradite Armando Fernandez Larios, ex-Army officer accused of participation in several assassinations. USA Preventing Inspection of Chemicals Weapons in Syria, Says Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15560&SEO=usa-preventing-inspection-of-chemicals-weapons-in-syria-says-russia Moscow, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The United States by all means tries to prevent the sending of experts to investigate the use of chemical weapons in Syria, denounced today Mikhail Ulianov, director of the arms control department of the Russian Foreign Ministry. Cameroon: Death Toll From Terror Attack Rises to 19 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15559&SEO=cameroon-death-toll-from-terror-attack-rises-to-19 Yaunde, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The death toll from the double bombing in northern Cameroon rose to 19 today, after accounts from authorized sources. China Becomes World's Second Largest Medicine Consumer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15547&SEO=china-becomes-worlds-second-largest-medicine-consumer Beijing, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) China has become the second largest consumer of medicine in the world, and the world''s biggest exporter of bulk pharmaceuticals, it was reported here today. Monsoon Hits Northeastern India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15532&SEO=monsoon-hits-northeastern-india New Delhi, July 13 (Prensa Latina) Monsoon rains are today hitting northeastern India, where nearly 60 people were killed and hundreds of thousands were affected by the weather. Panama on Alert for Increased Rate of Sexually Transmitted Infections http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15525&SEO=panama-on-alert-for-increased-rate-of-sexually-transmitted-infections 13 de julio de 2017, 00:18Panama, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Statistical data issued by the Ministry of Health indicated that 1,586 new cases of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) were reported in 2016 in Panama, out of that total 974 people tested positive for HIV and 613 people for AIDS. Chile: Alarm because of Giant Iceberg Detachment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15520&SEO=chile-alarm-because-of-giant-iceberg-detachment 12 de julio de 2017, 17:42Santiago de Chile, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The detachment of a giant iceberg weighing a billion tons caused alarm in the environmemntal organization Greenpeace Chile Wednesday. Syrian Army Recaptures Important Oil Field in Homs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15509&SEO=syrian-army-recaptures-important-oil-field-in-homs Damascus, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Army was able to recaptured control over the oil field of Al Heil, in the province of Homs, about 200 kilometers from the capital, reported military sources today. Search for Missing People Due to Heavy Rains Continues in Japan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15508&SEO=search-for-missing-people-due-to-heavy-rains-continues-in-japan Tokyo, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) Japanese authorities are still searching for 20 people missing due to heavy rains last week in the west of the country. Four Suicide Bombers Kill 19 in Nigeria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15505&SEO=four-suicide-bombers-kill-19-in-nigeria Abuja, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) Four suicide bombers from the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram killed 19 people in attacks on the civil defense personnel, reported the police today. New Coin Celebrates 150 Years of Ceylon Tea in Sri Lanka http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15504&SEO=new-coin-celebrates-150-years-of-ceylon-tea-in-sri-lanka Colombo, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The Central Bank of Sri Lanka has issued today a commemorative coin with a face value of Rs 10 to celebrate the 150 years of Ceylon tea, recognizing its contribution to the national economy. 2 Soldiers Killed, 11 Injured in Friendly Airstrike in S. Philippines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15503&SEO=2-soldiers-killed-11-injured-in-friendly-airstrike-in-s.-philippines Manila,Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) An airstrike on terrorists militants holed up in the southern Philippine city of Marawi mistakenly killed two soldiers and wounded 11 others today, a military spokesman said. South Africa-Cuba Academic Committee Meets in Durban http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15500&SEO=south-africa-cuba-academic-committee-meets-in-durban Pretoria, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The South African-Cuba Academic Committee is meeting today and tomorrow in Durban, a South African province of KwaZulu-Natal, prior the graduation on Friday of a group of young people from that country who studied medicine in that Caribbean nation. New Marine Review Shows Impact of Cliimate Change in Oceans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15498&SEO=new-marine-review-shows-impact-of-cliimate-change-in-oceans London,Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) Alredy 60 percent of Oceans show signs of climate change impact like acidification and heat of the waters, according to a study of Oxford University. First Woman Appointed Manager of Iran Air Hits Headlines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15483&SEO=first-woman-appointed-manager-of-iran-air-hits-headlines Tehrán, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) Government, social and news circles of Iran highlighted today as a sign of progress of the Islamic Revolution the appointment of Farzaneh Sharafbafi as the first woman to manage the national airline Iran Air. Syria Hosts Information Technology Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15481&SEO=syria-hosts-information-technology-fair Damascus, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) A fair specialized in information technology was opened today in Damascus in the presence of 30 national companies and more than 100 new and innovative brands. India Launches Family Planning Campaign http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15474&SEO=india-launches-family-planning-campaign New Delhi, July 12 (Prensa Latina) The Indian Ministry of Health today launched a family planning campaign aimed at slowing the growth of the country''s population, inhabited by more than 1,3 billion people. Cuban Parliament Discusses Epidemiological Situation in the Country http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15453&SEO=cuban-parliament-discusses-epidemiological-situation-in-the-country 11 de julio de 2017, 15:07Havana Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) The epidemiological situation in Cuba is favorable, but there are vulnerabilities in some territories to confront the arbovirosis, confirm Cuban Public Health Minister, Roberto Morales. Heat Wave in Japan Kills Six People and Sends Thousands to Hospitals http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15450&SEO=heat-wave-in-japan-kills-six-people-and-sends-thousands-to-hospitals 11 de julio de 2017, 15:00Tokyo, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) At least six people died and more than 4,000 were hospitalized in Japan, due to the heat wave recorded last week, the Fire Department reported today. Canadian Commissioner Marilyn Poitras Resigns http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15447&SEO=canadian-commissioner-marilyn-poitras-resigns 11 de julio de 2017, 13:36Ottawa,Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) One of the five commissioners appointed by the federal Liberal government to preside over the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women has resigned, saying she could not accept the way the process has been organized. Canada Wildfires: 14,000 People Evacuated in British Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15444&SEO=canada-wildfires-14000-people-evacuated-in-british-colombia 11 de julio de 2017, 13:00Ottawa, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) More than 14,000 people are under evacuation orders as firefighters battle more than 231 wildfires covering 320 square kilometres in the B.C. Interior. Colombia Welcomes UN Verification Commission http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15434&SEO=colombia-welcomes-un-verification-commission 11 de julio de 2017, 11:53Bogota, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Different sectors of the Colombian society, led by the government, are now grateful for the establishment of a second UN verification commission, approved by the UN Security Council. Turkey Tests Cuban Vaccine to Fight Cancer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15415&SEO=turkey-tests-cuban-vaccine-to-fight-cancer Ankara, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Turkey started testing with 39 patients from five hospitals the Cuban vaccine to fight lung cancer, Racotumomab, whose commercial name is Vaxira, T24 news website posted. Bangladesh Capital on Alert for Chikungunya Outbreak http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15414&SEO=bangladesh-capital-on-alert-for-chikungunya-outbreak 11 de julio de 2017, 07:42Dacca, July 11 (Prensa Latina) With staff training and the opening of health care facilities, Bangladeshi medical authorities began a campaign to fight Chikungunya virus that is threatening to expand in the capital. Over 1,2 Million People Affected by Monsoon in Indian State http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15413&SEO=over-12-million-people-affected-by-monsoon-in-indian-state 11 de julio de 2017, 07:41New Delhi, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Heavy rains that hit much of the northeastern Indian state of Assam have so far left 33 dead and more than 1,2 million people affected, today reported official sources. 35-kg Tumor Removed from Woman's Uterus in Nepal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15411&SEO=35-kg-tumor-removed-from-womans-uterus-in-nepal 11 de julio de 2017, 07:14Kathmandu, July 11 (Prensa Latina) A Nepali medical team successfully removed a tumor weighing 35 kilograms from a woman''s uterus, which is considered the first such surgery performed in the country, today reported The Himalayan Times. US Senatorial Republicans to Present New Bill on Health Care http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15409&SEO=us-senatorial-republicans-to-present-new-bill-on-health-care 11 de julio de 2017, 00:26Washington, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) US Senator John Cornyn asserted that the republicans in the Senate wanted to present a new bill on health care in the coming days, with the purpose of putting it to the vote next week. Model Based on Meteorology to Prevent Dengue Fever Developed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15408&SEO=model-based-on-meteorology-to-prevent-dengue-fever-developed 11 de julio de 2017, 00:24Madrid, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Spanish scientists developed a model based on weather reports or predictions to early detect the cases of dengue fever, said a study by the Barcelona Global Health Institute (ISGlobal). Cuban Scientists Alert on Risks of Pregnancy for Adolescents http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15396&SEO=cuban-scientists-alert-on-risks-of-pregnancy-for-adolescents 10 de julio de 2017, 17:34Havana, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) The pregnancy rate in the Cuban adolescents comes up to 52 20-year-old minors for every thousand persons, in spite of the measures taken to reduce it, reported today the director of the Mother -Child Program (PAMI), Roberto Álvarez. Canadian Armed Forces Supporting Emergency Response to Wildfires B.C http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15382&SEO=canadian-armed-forces-supporting-emergency-response-to-wildfires-b.c Ottawa,Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have sent air assets, liaison and personnel to support the ongoing emergency response to the wildfires in British Columbia. S.O.S. Asian Elephants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15381&SEO=s.o.s.-asian-elephants By Alberto Salazar Gutierrez Philippines-Death Toll in Marawi Conflict Breaches 500 Mark http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15365&SEO=philippines-death-toll-in-marawi-conflict-breaches-500-mark Manila, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) The Armed Forces of the Philippines today reported that the number of fatalities in Marawi since the pro-ISIS Maute group attacked government troops on May 23 has breached the 500 mark,according to Army General Restituto Padilla. About 58.7 Percent of Children Under 17 Are Poor in Argentina http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15377&SEO=about-58.7-percent-of-children-under-17-are-poor-in-argentina Buenos Aires, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) About 58.7 percent of children under 17 years old are living in structural poverty, according to a report from the Childhood Social Debt, dependent on the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina (UCA). France Plans to Close About 17 Nuclear Reactors http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15374&SEO=france-plans-to-close-about-17-nuclear-reactors Paris, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) The French government announced today the closure of up to 17 nuclear reactors in order to comply with an energy transition law, announced today the French Minister for Ecological Transition, Nicolas Hulot. Fast-Spinning Star Has A Planet That Shouldn't Exist http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15376&SEO=fast-spinning-star-has-a-planet-that-shouldnt-exist Berlín, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) An international team of researchers has discovered an extremely peculiar planetary system, where a warm, massive gas giant planet is orbiting an incredibly fast-spinning star. According to physics, this planet shouldn''t exist. But the planet itself doesn''t care what we think. Egypt Imposes Curfew in Sinai Towns http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15373&SEO=egypt-imposes-curfew-in-sinai-towns Cairo, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail decreed a curfew in the cities of El Arish and Rafah, north of the Sinai peninsula near the Gaza Strip. Spain Develops Model Based on Meteorology to Prevent Dengue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15372&SEO=spain-develops-model-based-on-meteorology-to-prevent-dengue Madrid, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) Spanish scientists have developed a model based on the weather forecast to detect early cases of dengue fever, confirmed a research of the Barcelona Global Health Institute (IS Global). Evils Are Eroding the Mexican Society http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15370&SEO=evils-are-eroding-the-mexican-society Mexico, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) Among the evils that erode the Mexican society are involved the increase of homicides, extortion, kidnapping and business robbery, assured analysts of the Mexican Crime Gauche (SD). China Concludes Extraction of Ice Fuel Test http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15363&SEO=china-concludes-extraction-of-ice-fuel-test Beijing, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) Chinese experts concluded a extraction test of gas hydrate, known as fuel ice, another major breakthrough today in this nation''s quest for alternative energy sources. Anti-polio Vaccination Campaign Begins in Pakistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15354&SEO=anti-polio-vaccination-campaign-begins-in-pakistan Islamabad, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) Pakistan''s health authorities today began a massive campaign to vaccinate more than 10,4 million children against poliomyelitis in order to eradicate the country''s disease. Mexico: Reservoir of Edible Moshroom of Healing Properties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15349&SEO=mexico-reservoir-of-edible-moshroom-of-healing-properties Mexico, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) Mexico is the second largest reservoir of edible wild mushrooms in the world, confirmed researchers at the Postgraduate College (Colpos) in Texcoco. Convention on Environment in Cuba Ratifies Actions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15329&SEO=convention-on-environment-in-cuba-ratifies-actions Havana, Jul 8 (Prensa Latina) The 11th International Convention on Environment and Development has reaffirmed Cuba''s actions in favor of the environment to deal with climate change and other pressing problems, Granma newspaper reported today. Venezuela Lauds Merits of Mission Miracle after 13 Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15325&SEO=venezuela-lauds-merits-of-mission-miracle-after-13-years Caracas, Jul 8 (Prensa Latina) As an initiative by the historic leaders of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, and Cuba, Fidel Castro, Mission Miracle, a social program created 13 years ago, has returned visual health to millions of people in Latin America and the Caribbean. Rains Affect Over 450,000 People in Northeastern India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15320&SEO=rains-affect-over-450000-people-in-northeastern-india New Delhi, Jul 8 (Prensa Latina) At least 22 people have been killed and over 450,000 have been affected by heavy rains in the Indian northeastern state of Assam, where half of the country is hit by the monsoon, official sources reported today. Renewable Energy, A way to the Future http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15318&SEO=renewable-energy-a-way-to-the-future Teyuné Díaz Díaz * Mongolia First Satellite Starts Operations in Space http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15289&SEO=mongolia-first-satellite-starts-operations-in-space Ulan Bator, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) Mazaalai, the first satellite of Mongolia, will begin its operations in space today, offering high resolution images of the Earth at an altitude of 400 kilometers and will broadcast national anthems and Mongolian signals. UN Adopts Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15287&SEO=un-adopts-treaty-banning-nuclear-weapons United Nations, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) Around 130 countries adopted a treaty today banning nuclear weapons, a multilateral instrument negotiated without the participation of States possessing such devices, by consensus at the United Nations. Shingles Increases Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15285&SEO=shingles-increases-risk-of-heart-attack-stroke Washington,Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) Contracting shingles, a reactivation of the chickenpox virus, increases a person''s risk of stroke and heart attack, according to a research letter published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. WHO Warns on Increased Resistance to Antibiotics http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15274&SEO=who-warns-on-increased-resistance-to-antibiotics Geneva, July 7 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) today warned of an increase in antibiotic resistance to the contagious gonorrhea disease, which affects 78 million people worldwide. China Ends Structure of World's Longest Cross-Sea Bridge http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15272&SEO=china-ends-structure-of-worlds-longest-cross-sea-bridge Beijing, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) The main structure of world''s longest cross-sea bridge linking the southern Zhuhai prefecture with the special administrative regions of China, Hong Kong and Macao, finished today, bridge builders said. India Declared Bird Flu-Free http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15263&SEO=india-declared-bird-flu-free New Delhi, July 7 (Prensa Latina) India has declared itself free of bird flu, a move that will help it resume exporting poultry products to several countries that banned the purchase earlier this year, today announced the Agriculture Ministry. Cuban System of Environmental Information Almost Ready http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15261&SEO=cuban-system-of-environmental-information-almost-ready Havana, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) Experts of the Institute of Tropical Geography (IGT in Spanish) of the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment (Citma), lead a project to create the system of environmental information of Cuba 2017-2021. Canadian Scientists Create Sensor to Detect Cancer Cells http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15258&SEO=canadian-scientists-create-sensor-to-detect-cancer-cells Ottawa, July 7 (Prensa Latina) Canadian scientists have announced the development of a portable sensor that will allow surgeons to accurately detect all cancer cells in real time during brain, colon, skin and lung operations, according to the press. Caribbean with Highest Rate of Mortality in America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15257&SEO=caribbean-with-highest-rate-of-mortality-in-america St George, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean has the highest rate of mortality in America regarding non-communicable diseases (NCD), with more than 40 percent in people younger than 70 years old, said today local media. More than 2.5 Million Angolans Vaccinated against Yellow Fever http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15247&SEO=more-than-2.5-million-angolans-vaccinated-against-yellow-fever Luanda, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) More than 2.5 million Angolan citizens have been vaccinated against the yellow fever, as a result of the seventh stage of the vaccination campaign against that disease, official sources reported today. European Investigators Warn of Link Between Cancer and Alcohol http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15239&SEO=european-investigators-warn-of-link-between-cancer-and-alcohol Austria, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) To drink more than 4 drinks of alcohol every day may cause or provoke liver, pancreas and gastric cancer, said a study of the Committee of Public Affairs of the United European Gastroenterology (UEG). New Tropical Depression Taking Shape in Central Atlantic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15238&SEO=new-tropical-depression-taking-shape-in-central-atlantic Havana, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Meteorology Institute (ISMET) Prediction Center highlighted today in its website the formation of a new tropical depression in the central Atlantic, the fourth this season. Europe Carries Out Final BepiColombo Tests for 2018 Mission http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15235&SEO=europe-carries-out-final-bepicolombo-tests-for-2018-mission Amsterdam, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) The European spacecraft BepiColombo is currently undergoing final testing in launch configuration, prior to being shipped to the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana next March for a scheduled October 2018 launch. Calm Lakes on Titan Could Mean Smooth Landing for Future Space Probes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15234&SEO=calm-lakes-on-titan-could-mean-smooth-landing-for-future-space-probes Washington,Jul 6 (Prensa Latina ) The lakes of liquid methane on Saturn''s moon, Titan, are perfect for paddling but not for surfing. Cuban Cultural Fair Arte en la Rampa Begins http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15233&SEO=cuban-cultural-fair-arte-en-la-rampa-begins Havana, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) The 18th edition of the cultural fair Arte en la Rampa (Arts at La Rampa) begins today at the cultural center Pabellon Cuba, in this capital, with the participation of more than 100 exhibitors. Cuba to Create Environmental Information System http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15231&SEO=cuba-to-create-environmental-information-system Havana, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Experts from the Institute of Tropical Geography (IGT) of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (Citma), lead a project to create the environmental information system of Cuba 2017-2021, reported today Granma newspaper. Terror Threat Level At 3 in Brussels http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15230&SEO=terror-threat-level-at-3-in-brussels Brussels,Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Belgium security forces have increase the operation that started on Monday as to capture several islamic terorists linked to pplots in this country,according to a high ranking official. Vietnam Strongly Condemns Beheading of 2 Citizens in Philippines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15229&SEO=vietnam-strongly-condemns-beheading-of-2-citizens-in-philippines Manila,Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) The Embassy of Vietnam in Manila today called on the Philippine government to ''properly punish'' those behind the beheading of two Vietnamese nationals in Mindanao. Shocking Case of Indigestion in Supermassive Black Hole http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15228&SEO=shocking-case-of-indigestion-in-supermassive-black-hole 06 de julio de 2017, 12:08London,Jul 6 (Prensa Latina)A multi-wavelength study of a pair of colliding galaxies has revealed the cause of a supermassive black hole's case of ''indigestion''. Cuba Strongly Rejects Resolution Adopted by European Parliament http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15226&SEO=cuba-strongly-rejects-resolution-adopted-by-european-parliament Havana, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s National Assembly considers ''unacceptable'' the resolution on the Caribbean island adopted by the European Parliament on July 5, in a statement issued by its Committee on International Relations. Strong Quake Hits Central Philippines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15225&SEO=strong-quake-hits-central-philippines 06 de julio de 2017, 11:57Manila, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) A 6.5-magnitude earthquake killed at least 2 person and injured 100 in the central Philippines today, with at least five more people trapped inside a collapsed commercial building, officials said. Dairy of 'Che' Guevara Translated to Azeri Language http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15221&SEO=dairy-of-che-guevara-translated-to-azeri-language Baku, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) The dairy of guerrilla fighter Ernesto Che Guevara is today among the books translated into Azeri language by the Translation Center under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Azerbaijan Republic. Zambia in State of Emergency due to Fire in Lusaka http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15217&SEO=zambia-in-state-of-emergency-due-to-fire-in-lusaka Pretoria, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Zambia woke up today in a State of Emergency after a fire that partially destroyed the largest market in Lusaka and amid growing political tensions in that country, South African media reported. Over 400,000 Affected by Rains in Eastern Indian State http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15204&SEO=over-400000-affected-by-rains-in-eastern-indian-state 06 de julio de 2017, 07:28New Delhi, July 6 (Prensa Latina) Heavy monsoon rains have caused over 400,000 victims in the Indian northeastern state of Assam, where about 20,000 hectares of arable land and 900 villages are flooded, today reported official sources. Cuban Congress of Forestry Technicians Promotes Agroecology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15199&SEO=cuban-congress-of-forestry-technicians-promotes-agroecology Havana, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Agro-ecology as a method of obtaining healthy products will be promoted by the 5th Congress of the Cuban Association of Agricultural and Forestry Technicians (Actaf), which will be held this month, its organizers reported Wednesday. Countries in the Gulf of Mexico Should Work Together, Says Experts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15180&SEO=countries-in-the-gulf-of-mexico-should-work-together-says-experts Havana, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) The Gulf of Mexico is just an single ecosystem, although it is part of three countries and scientists from those nations should work together for its preservation, Argentinian expert Victoria Ramenzoni asserted today. Two Civilians Die in Afghanistan Due to Missile Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15175&SEO=two-civilians-die-in-afghanistan-due-to-missile-attack Kabul, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) At least two civilians were killed and one was wounded Wednesday in the west of this capital, after the impact of a missile in a housing area, informed the Ministry of the Interior of Afghanistan. Giant Crocodrile Had Teeth Like a T. Rex http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15173&SEO=giant-crocodrile-had-teeth-like-a-t.-rex Washington,Jul 5 Prensa Latina) Researchers have described new fossils belonging to an extinct crocodile-like creature that had a set of serrated teeth like those of a T. rex. Menstruation Does Not Affect Cognitive Function, Study Finds http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15168&SEO=menstruation-does-not-affect-cognitive-function-study-finds Barn Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) Abdominal cramps, mood swings, and sore breasts are just some of the bothersome symptoms that can accompany menstruation. However, contrary to popular belief, brain fog is one symptom that is unlikely to arise at that time of the month. Japan's Population Falls For Eighth Straight Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15165&SEO=japans-population-falls-for-eighth-straight-year Tokyo,Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) Japan''s population, excluding foreign residents, fell last year at the fastest pace since the current survey started in 1968 as the number of births fell below 1 million, government data showed Wednesday. Austria Plays Down Spat With Italy Over Border Controls http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15164&SEO=austria-plays-down-spat-with-italy-over-border-controls Rome, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) Austria today played down a dispute with Italy over possible controls at their shared border, saying Rome had misunderstood its intentions when it spelled out military preparations for any future influx of migrants. Plane With Five People On Board Crashes In Eastern Indonesia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15161&SEO=plane-with-five-people-on-board-crashes-in-eastern-indonesia Jakarta,Jul 5(Prensa Latina) A small plane carrying five people went down in Papua province of eastern Indonesia today, and rescue operation has been undertaken, a national search and rescue spokeperson said. Huge Ice Block About to Break Away From Antarctica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15158&SEO=huge-ice-block-about-to-break-away-from-antarctica London,Jul 5(Prensa Latina)A very huge sheet of ice is expected to break away from Antarctica''s mainland in the coming weeks due to rapidly warming sea water, UK scientists have warned. Syria Opens Exhibition on Red Cross Works http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15157&SEO=syria-opens-exhibition-on-red-cross-works 05 de julio de 2017, 10:57Damascus, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) An exhibition on the 50th anniversary of the start of humanitarian work in Syria by the International Red Cross in cooperation with the Arab Red Crescent was inaugurated today in this capital. Cuba Implements Actions to Strengthen Protected Area System http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15151&SEO=cuba-implements-actions-to-strengthen-protected-area-system Havana, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is implementing an action plan until 2020 to strengthen the National System of Protected Areas (SNAP), according to Granma daily. China, Cuba Review Progress in Biotechnology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15144&SEO=china-cuba-review-progress-in-biotechnology Beijing, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) China and Cuba have reviewed progress in biotechnology cooperation in the framework of the 10th China Bioindustry Convention and the first Guangzhou International Biological Forum. El Niño Causes Social Disintegration in Swaziland, Study Reveals http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15143&SEO=el-nino-causes-social-disintegration-in-swaziland-study-reveals Pretoria, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) The severe drought that hit Swaziland in 2016 has caused an increase in prostitution and rape within families, and the abandonment of children by parents who had to move in search of jobs, it was reported here today. Cape Town Continues under Intense Drought http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15133&SEO=cape-town-continues-under-intense-drought Pretoria, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) The South African city of Cape Town is undergoing a severe drought that has forced its authorities to impose strict restrictions in water use, SA News reported. Protected Areas, A Solution to Environmental Challenges, Says Expert http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15128&SEO=protected-areas-a-solution-to-environmental-challenges-says-expert Havana, Jul 4 (Prensa Latina) Protected areas are natural solutions to the global challenges related to climate change, the director of National Natural Parks in Colombia, Julia Miranda, said today. Italy-Austria Tension Over Border Troops at Brenner Pass http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15125&SEO=italy-austria-tension-over-border-troops-at-brenner-pass Rome, Jul 4 (Prensa Latina)Italy has summoned Austria''s ambassador after the government in Vienna announced it was ready to deploy border troops to block any migrant influx. Dengue Outbreak in Sri Lanka Kills 225 People This Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15124&SEO=dengue-outbreak-in-sri-lanka-kills-225-people-this-year Colombo, Jul 4 (Prensa Latina) More than 225 people have died in Sri Lanka this year due to what is considered the deadliest dengue outbreak in that island, health officials reported today. Cuba Undertakes Actions to Protect Sea Turtle http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15122&SEO=cuba-undertakes-actions-to-protect-sea-turtle Ciego de Avila. Cuba, Jul 4 (Prensa Latina) The sea turtle festival in the town of Júcaro, south of this city, involved an important practice to preserve the species in the Jardines de la Reina National Park in the Cuban central region. Bolivia Allocated 554 Million For Social Security Bond for Children http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15118&SEO=bolivia-allocated-554-million-for-social-security-bond-for-children La Paz, Jul 4 (Prensa Latina) More than 554 million dollars allocated the Bolivian government to pay the Juancito Pinto bonus to students of primary and secondary school to avoid them leaving schools,according to data from the ministries of education and finance published here today. Study Sheds New Light on Extinction Risk in Mammals http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15112&SEO=study-sheds-new-light-on-extinction-risk-in-mammals Washington,Jul 4 (Prensa Latina) Researchers have long assumed that habitat fragmentation contributes to extinction risk for animals, but until now, they have not been able to measure it for a major group of animals on a global scale. Nigerian Army Announces the Surrender of 700 Armed Terrorists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15111&SEO=nigerian-army-announces-the-surrender-of-700-armed-terrorists Juba, Jul 4 (Prensa Latina)Commanders and other leaders are among the more than 700 members of the Boko Haram armed group who handed in their weapons a few hours ago, announced the Nigerian army in a communique circulated here today. FAO Conference Examines Food and Agriculture http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15107&SEO=fao-conference-examines-food-and-agriculture Rome, Jul 4 (Prensa Latina) The current state of food and agriculture in the context of the debate on climate change and food security is today the agenda of the fortieth FAO conference. Protected Areas and Natural History Museums at Cubambiente 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15105&SEO=protected-areas-and-natural-history-museums-at-cubambiente-2017 La Habana, Jul 4 (Prensa Latina) The management and protection of natural areas in Latin America focus here today the 11th International Convention on Environment and Development, which will discuss on environment until Friday. Floods Forced Evacuation of Almost 1 Million Residents in C. China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15101&SEO=floods-forced-evacuation-of-almost-1-million-residents-in-c.-china Beijing, Jul 4 (Prensa Latina) Torrential rains have unleashed widespread floods in Hunan, Central China, forcing the evacuation of 964,000 residents in Changsha, the provincial capital, and surrounding areas, local authorities reported. Pakistan to Launch New Anti-polio Vaccination Campaign http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15098&SEO=pakistan-to-launch-new-anti-polio-vaccination-campaign Islamabad, July 4 (Prensa Latina) More than 10 million children will be vaccinated against polio as part of a targeted campaign launched today by the Pakistani government in vulnerable areas to eradicate the disease. Indian Astronomers Discover 25 Giant Radio Galaxies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15096&SEO=indian-astronomers-discover-25-giant-radio-galaxies New Delhi, July 4 (Prensa Latina) A group of Indian astronomers discovered 25 extremely rare radio galaxies, the largest ones known in the universe, specialized sources reported here today. Cuban Chamber of Commerce Wants to Keep on Working with US Firms http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15076&SEO=cuban-chamber-of-commerce-wants-to-keep-on-working-with-us-firms Havana, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) The Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Cuba expressed its ''permanent rediness to keep on working with US entities and firms'' in its Monday declaration in this capital. Amazing Elevator Has No Cables and Moves Sideways http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15072&SEO=amazing-elevator-has-no-cables-and-moves-sideways Berlin,Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) German Engineering firm ThyssenKrup has created an elevator that operates horizontally as well as vertically and without cables,according to Stern. Iran Able to Present Successful Plans for Environmental Issues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15069&SEO=iran-able-to-present-successful-plans-for-environmental-issues Teherán,Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) The Head of the Iranian Department of Environment (DoE) Masoumeh Ebtekar said today that Iran is able to introduce successful plans, such as reforestation and lake revival, whose example is the Lake Urmia, to counter particles pollution. One Thousand Hectares Burned In Forest Fire in Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15066&SEO=one-thousand-hectares-burned-in-forest-fire-in-turkey Istambul, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina)Amid a heat wave that has affected the whole country, a forest fire that broke out near Turkey''s third largest city Izmir has entered its third day, threatening the water flow of the city and its surrounding districts due to the damage it caused in power lines leading to a dam that serves as the city''s main water supply. Illiteracy, a Ballast to Jamaican Agriculture, Experts Say http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15062&SEO=illiteracy-a-ballast-to-jamaican-agriculture-experts-say Kingston, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) Illiteracy among Jamaican farmers is the main impediment for agricultural development, local community expert Paul Bernard said. Qatari FM Visits Kuwait and Responds to Demands From Four Countries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15057&SEO=qatari-fm-visits-kuwait-and-responds-to-demands-from-four-countries Kuwait, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) Qatar''s foreign minister, Sheik Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, arrived in Kuwait today to deliver a response to the demands presented by four Arab countries as a condition to reestablish diplomatic relations, which were severed on June 5. Cuban Doctors Assist Thousands of Patients at Bolivian Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15046&SEO=cuban-doctors-assist-thousands-of-patients-at-bolivian-fair By Carmen Esquivel Sarria Largest Indian Mangrove Forest Jeopardized by Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15032&SEO=largest-indian-mangrove-forest-jeopardized-by-climate-change New Delhi, Jul 2 (Prensa Latina) Climate change and increased sea level represent a serious threat to the Sunderbans in India, the largest mangrove forest cover in the world, said a research issued today in this city. The Bay of Havana and the Risk of Waste Oils http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=15012&SEO=the-bay-of-havana-and-the-risk-of-waste-oils Havana (Prensa Latina) Waste oils are a real danger to human, animal and plant life and also damage the environment. Scientists Find Evidence of a Mysterious Skull Cult in Turkish Temple http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14997&SEO=scientists-find-evidence-of-a-mysterious-skull-cult-in-turkish-temple Berlín, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) Archaeologists have discovered what seem to be the remains of a ''skull cult'' in an ancient ritual site in southeast Turkey. Manila Drug Enforcement Claims Success in Duterte Drug War http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14996&SEO=manila-drug-enforcement-claims-success-in-duterte-drug-war Manila,Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) considers the government''s war against illegal drugs a ''success'' during President Rodrigo Duterte''s first year in office. Cuban Journalists Prepare X Congress http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14995&SEO=cuban-journalists-prepare-x-congress Havana, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Union of Cuban Journalists (UPEC) are preparing the 10th Congress of that organization, in the VIII Plenary Session of its National Committee, which takes place today in Havana. Syrian Army Completely Frees Road Between Raqqa and Hama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14993&SEO=syrian-army-completely-frees-road-between-raqqa-and-hama Damascus, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) Syrian army units supported by the Hezbollah Allied forces and Iraqi brigades managed to control the entire road between Raqqa and Hama, military sources reported today. Santiago de Cuba Remembers its Revolutionary Martyrs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14987&SEO=santiago-de-cuba-remembers-its-revolutionary-martyrs Santiago de Cuba, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) The people of Santiago de Cuba evoked the memory of the young revolutionaries killed 60 years ago in the intersection of Marti Avenue and Crombet Street in this city, where three young men were shot to death, because they were opposed to the distatorship of the then president Fulgencio Batista. Cuba Highlights Value of Communication for Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14984&SEO=cuba-highlights-value-of-communication-for-development Havana, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) Gladys Bejerano, General Comptroller of the Republic of Cuba, has stressed the need to ensure timely, adequate and fluid communication in all scenarios, to ensure the success of the national development model. Trees in Senegal Increased for Great Green Wall http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14968&SEO=trees-in-senegal-increased-for-great-green-wall Dakar, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) Senegal is currently the most developed African country in the Great Wall of Africa, a project that seeks to halt desertification in the continent. G-20 Must Increase Investments to Halt Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14965&SEO=g-20-must-increase-investments-to-halt-climate-change Berlin, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) Most G20 economies lack sufficient financial resources to halt global warming because renewable energy investments must be twofold through 2035, said a research today. WHO Declares Liberia Free of Ebola http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14946&SEO=who-declares-liberia-free-of-ebola 29 de junio de 2017, 16:02Monrovia, June 29 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared today the end of the most recent outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Liberia. This announcement comes 42 days after the last confirmed Ebola patient in Liberia tested negative for the disease for the second time. Ethiopians Returning Home After Saudi Amnesty Expired http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14941&SEO=ethiopians-returning-home-after-saudi-amnesty-expired Addis Abeba,Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of Ethiopians are still stuck in Saudi Arabia after a 90-day amnesty for undocumented migrants expired on Tuesday without all of them leaving, the Ethiopian government has said. H2-Oh! Scientists Show Water Can Exist as Two Different Liquids http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14939&SEO=h2-oh-scientists-show-water-can-exist-as-two-different-liquids Washington,Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) Water is one of the most fundamental molecules on Earth, and yet scientists are only just beginning to wrap their heads around how bizarre the substance really is. Antarctica's Ice Free Areas to Increase by 25 Percent by 2100: Study http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14936&SEO=antarcticas-ice-free-areas-to-increase-by-25-percent-by-2100-study London,Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) Areas of Antarctica devoid of ice could increase by up to 25 percent by the end of the century because of climate change, leading to drastic changes in the continent''s biodiversity, according to new research. Cholera Kills Nearly 200 People in South Sudan in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14935&SEO=cholera-kills-nearly-200-people-in-south-sudan-in-2017 Juba, Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) About 200 people have died in southern Sudan from cholera this year, a situation aggravated by the outbreak reported in Namurunynag, east Equatoria state. Are Smartphones Making Us Stupid? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14934&SEO=are-smartphones-making-us-stupid Washington,Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) Cognitive capacity and overall brain power are significantly reduced when your smartphone is within glancing distanceâ€''even if it''s turned off and face downâ€''according to a recent study. ALBA-TCP Demands Condemnation of Use of Violence in Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14932&SEO=alba-tcp-demands-condemnation-of-use-of-violence-in-venezuela Caracas, Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America - Treaty of Peoples'' Trade (Alba-TCP) demanded international condemnation of the use of violence as a political weapon to overthrow legitimate and democratically elected governments. Syrian Army Advances East of the Country http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14931&SEO=syrian-army-advances-east-of-the-country Damascus, June 29 (Prensa Latina) Units of the Al Taha regiment of the Syrian special forces seized control of the major oil well Dreihem from the Islamic State or Daesh in Arabic, military sources reported. Unemployment Affects Science, Technology Specialists in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14930&SEO=unemployment-affects-science-technology-specialists-in-mexico Mexico, Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) About 42 percent of professionals in science and technology in Mexico are unemployed, revealed today a report by the National Council of Science and Technology (Conacyt). Cuba: Blind Tasting Contests in Varadero 2017 Gourmet International http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14927&SEO=cuba-blind-tasting-contests-in-varadero-2017-gourmet-international Varadero, Cuba, June 29 (Prensa Latina) The blind tasting contests of Cuban rums; cocktails, beers and taps; New cocktails; and Cuban Classics, close their respective competitions here today at the 9th Varadero Gourmet Festival 2017. Venezuela Denounces Theft of Deadly Biological Material for Humans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14926&SEO=venezuela-denounces-theft-of-deadly-biological-material-for-humans Caracas, Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) The first vice president of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello, denounced the theft of deadly biological material for humans in a terrorist attack to the National Institute of Comprehensive Agricultural Health (Insai). China Unveils Locally Built Marine Research Vessel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14924&SEO=china-unveils-locally-built-marine-research-vessel Beijing, Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) - China unveiled a new locally built marine geological survey vessel in south China''s Guangdong Province, it was reported here today. Varadero Gourmet-Art and Science in Molecules to Create Unique Drinks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14923&SEO=varadero-gourmet-art-and-science-in-molecules-to-create-unique-drinks Varadero, Cuba, June 29 (Prensa Latina) Molecular Mixology represents an ingenious procedure that combines today science and art to create unique drinks, through the fusion of flavors and textures. Latin America,Caribbean Now Emerge as Aging Regions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14922&SEO=latin-americacaribbean-now-emerge-as-aging-regions Asuncion, Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) Latin America and the Caribbean are close to become aging regions, so countries must promote public policies in this regard, is the consensus in the Conference sponsored by ECLAC and the Paraguayan government, dedicated to the issue in those geographical areas that are developed here. On this day, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will present in this forum the document Rights of the elderly. Challenges for interdependence and autonomy. Cuba Hosts 2nd International Vernian Congress http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14920&SEO=cuba-hosts-2nd-international-vernian-congress Havana, Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) With the analysis of the influence of renowned French writer, Julio Verne, in literature and other artistic expressions, the 2nd International Congress on his life and work continues today in this capital. Alert on Imminent Death of Tens of Thousands of Somali Children http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14918&SEO=alert-on-imminent-death-of-tens-of-thousands-of-somali-children Mogadishu, 29 Jun (Prensa Latina) Tens of thousands of children are in imminent danger of death in this country because of malnutrition, a humanitarian organization said in a statement today. About 14 Hurricanes Are Forecast during Current Season in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14915&SEO=about-14-hurricanes-are-forecast-during-current-season-in-mexico Mexico, Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) About 14 hurricanes might hit the Gulf, Mexican Caribbean and Pacific coastlines this year, researchers at the Institute of Geophysics of the National Autonomous University of Mexico are forecasting today. Cuba Calls on UNESCO for Commitment to Fight Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14909&SEO=cuba-calls-on-unesco-for-commitment-to-fight-climate-change Paris, Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has called on UNESCO for a greater commitment by all states to face climate change and recalled the serious implications of this phenomenon for the planet, diplomatic sources said today. Cuban Doctors to Offer Free Consultations in Bolivian Health Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14899&SEO=cuban-doctors-to-offer-free-consultations-in-bolivian-health-fair 29 de junio de 2017, 04:36La Paz, Jun 29 jun (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Medical Brigade in Bolivia will offer free medical attention during the comprehensive Health Fair scheduled for July 1 and 2 in the department of Tarija, announced today its organizers. Alert Raised for Lethal Drug in Houston, USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14895&SEO=alert-raised-for-lethal-drug-in-houston-usa Washington, Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) A dangerous drug that can be consumed in Houston, Texas, raised the alert of authorities, said today the local media. Egypt: Alert on New Computer Virus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14889&SEO=egypt-alert-on-new-computer-virus Cairo, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) A supervising organization with experience in computer security working for the Egyptian Ministers Council, issued a national alert Wednesday on new malignant virus (or computer malignant program) PETYA, which got world spread in the last days. UN Supports Efforts in Yemen to Fight Cholera http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14882&SEO=un-supports-efforts-in-yemen-to-fight-cholera United Nations, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations confirmed Wednesday that three planes with 36 tons of medical supplies have arrived in Yemen, to fight the epidemic of cholera affecting already more than 200,000 cases, of which 1,300 have already died. Plan to Decommission Ikata No.1 Reactor Approved in Japan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14870&SEO=plan-to-decommission-ikata-no.1-reactor-approved-in-japan Tokyo,Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) Japan''s nuclear regulators have approved a roughly 40-year plan to decommission an aging nuclear reactor in Ehime Prefecture, in western Japan. UNESCO Defends Main Role of Education in 2030 Agenda http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14866&SEO=unesco-defends-main-role-of-education-in-2030-agenda United Nations, June 28 (Prensa Latina) The Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Irina Bokova, defended today the main role of education in the implementation of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Italy Notifies Migration Emergency Situation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14865&SEO=italy-notifies-migration-emergency-situation Rome, June 28 (Prensa Latina) The Italian government informed the European Commission today that it has reached the limit of its ability to manage the growing flow of migrants and announced the possibility of prohibiting new landings. China Applies Strategy to Respond to Cyber Attacks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14863&SEO=china-applies-strategy-to-respond-to-cyber-attacks Beijing, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) China approved a plan aimed at improving the management of cyber security incidents, in order to avoid and reduce damages, protect public interest and safeguard national security and social order, underlined the source here today. AIDS Drug Tested in Patients in Kenya http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14862&SEO=aids-drug-tested-in-patients-in-kenya Nairobi, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) At least 20,000 AIDS patients in Kenya are currently receiving a generic version of the new drug against the disease, making it the first African country to use it. Chinese-Cuban Sugarcane Harvester Works Successfully http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14855&SEO=chinese-cuban-sugarcane-harvester-works-successfully Havana, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) Eight CCA5 sugarcane harvesters, a model designed by specialists from China and Cuba, have reportedly successfully completed three years of work following this year sugar harvest. Life Above The Clouds in the Andes, 7,000 Years Ago http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14853&SEO=life-above-the-clouds-in-the-andes-7000-years-ago London,Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) In the Andes Mountains of Peru, the air is gaspingly thin, the climate harsh. US Gov't Sanctions Fourth Company in 2017 to Worsen Blockade Against Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14851&SEO=us-govt-sanctions-fourth-company-in-2017-to-worsen-blockade-against-cuba Washington, June 28 (Prensa Latina) The US Treasury Department has imposed four fines this year on companies of this country and abroad for alleged violations of the economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba. Mexican Population Grew More Than One Million Persons In One Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14850&SEO=mexican-population-grew-more-than-one-million-persons-in-one-year Mexico, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican population has grown one percent in one year, equivalent to 1,200,000 inhabitants, and reached 122,300,000 people by late 2016, it was reported today. Europe Hit by Cyberattack that Could Be Linked to US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14846&SEO=europe-hit-by-cyberattack-that-could-be-linked-to-us Oslo, June 28 (Prensa Latina) Although the Petya virus appears to be contained today, companies and governments around the world are still alarmed by the impact of this computer attack, which appears to be related to the United States National Security Agency. Colloquium on US Scientific Museums links with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14830&SEO=colloquium-on-us-scientific-museums-links-with-cuba Havana, June 28 (Prensa Latina) The history regarding scientific relations between the Cuba´s natural history museums and New York´s, dating back over 160 years, will be exhibited at a colloquium to be held next week. UN Reiterates Concern by Progress of Cholera in Yemen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14819&SEO=un-reiterates-concern-by-progress-of-cholera-in-yemen United Nations, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations reiterated its concern because of the progress of cholera in Yemen, a country where more than 200,000 cases and 1,300 fatal victims, have been reported. A New Virus Attack is Infecting Airlines, Banks, Utilities in Europe http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14808&SEO=a-new-virus-attack-is-infecting-airlines-banks-utilities-in-europe Oslo,Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) A major ransomware attack has brought businesses to a close throughout Europe, in an infection reminiscent of last month''s WannaCry attack. Lab Grown Human Colons Made Out of Stem Cells http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14807&SEO=lab-grown-human-colons-made-out-of-stem-cells Washington, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) Scientists used human pluripotent stem cells to generate human embryonic colons in a laboratory that function much like natural human tissues when transplanted into mice, according to new research,published in Cell Stem Cell. Two Alpinists Go Missing on Pakistan's 'Killer Mountain' http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14801&SEO=two-alpinists-go-missing-on-pakistans-killer-mountain Islamabad, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) Due to bad weather those who were attempting to climb world''s ninth highest mountain Nanga Parbat (8,126 meters above sea level) returned to base camp. Syrian President Visits Russian Base in Latakia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14799&SEO=syrian-president-visits-russian-base-in-latakia Damascus, June 27 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad reportedly visited the Russian base in Hmeymim, Latakia, about 300 kilometers northwest of Damascus. Havana Now Has Jose Marti's Academic Record http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14796&SEO=havana-now-has-jose-martis-academic-record Havana, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) The National Archives of Cuba is currently keeping a facsimile of the academic record of National Hero, Jose Marti, corresponding to the period in which he studied at the Central University of Madrid. Dutch Scientists Celebrate Rare Meteorite Find in the Netherlands http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14792&SEO=dutch-scientists-celebrate-rare-meteorite-find-in-the-netherlands Amsterdam, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) Dutch scientists celebrated the rare discovery of meteorite in The Netherlands, which at 4.5-billion years old may hold clues to the birth of our solar system. Syrian Refugees in Turkey Exceed 3 Million http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14789&SEO=syrian-refugees-in-turkey-exceed-3-million Ankara, June 27 (Prensa Latina) The Turkish authorities presented their latest report on the number of refugees in the country, published today by the daily Birgün, and in the case of Syrian nationals, it exceeded 3 million. Drug Use Among Mexican Adolescents Has Doubled http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14788&SEO=drug-use-among-mexican-adolescents-has-doubled Mexico, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) The use of illegal drugs among adolescents has doubled in the last five years in Mexico, according to data from the National Survey of Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco Consumption (Encodat 2016) released today. Israel Attacks Localities Inside the Gaza Strip http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14786&SEO=israel-attacks-localities-inside-the-gaza-strip Gaza, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) Israel bombed today two positions of the Hamas movement inside the Gaza Strip in response of a previous attack with rockets which were allegedly originated inside the besieged coastal Palestinian enclave. Barbados Calls to Reduce Health Costs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14784&SEO=barbados-calls-to-reduce-health-costs Bridgetown, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) Barbadian Health Minister, Danville Inniss, has made a call today to reduce the country''s high hospital costs. Technological Influence on Tourism Analized in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14783&SEO=technological-influence-on-tourism-analized-in-cuba Havana, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) About 60 journalists who are participating in the 12th International Seminar on Journalism and Tourism, are discussing today the influence of information technologies in this sector. Sea Level to Damage Two Billion People by 2100 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14763&SEO=sea-level-to-damage-two-billion-people-by-2100 Washington, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) Near two billion people might turn into refugees due to the climate, for the increased sea level, said a research published today by a journal. Storms Causes Massive Antarctic Sea Ice Loss http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14761&SEO=storms-causes-massive-antarctic-sea-ice-loss Washington, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) A series of unprecedented storms over Antarctica likely caused the most dramatic decline in Antarctic sea ice seen so far, according to a study published today in Geophysical Research Letters. Bolivia and China Sign Agreement to Promote Scientific Exchange http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14750&SEO=bolivia-and-china-sign-agreement-to-promote-scientific-exchange La Paz, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Education Minister Roberto Aguilar and Bai Chunli, president of the Chinese Science Academy, signed an agreement here Monday to promote scientific-technological exchange. Cuban Emigrees to Discuss New US Policy against the Island http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14742&SEO=cuban-emigrees-to-discuss-new-us-policy-against-the-island Washington, June 26 (Prensa Latina) The Alianza Martiana coalition, which groups together various organizations of Cuban emigration in the US city of Miami, Florida, summoned today a conference to discuss Washington''s new policy against the island. Barbados-Attorney General Worried by Messages Media Sends To Children http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14740&SEO=barbados-attorney-general-worried-by-messages-media-sends-to-children Bridgetown,Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs Adriel Brathwaite today warned that the responsibility for parenting this country''s youth could not be left to the mass media. Climate Change Could Bring Tropical Virus To Europe and USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14738&SEO=climate-change-could-bring-tropical-virus-to-europe-and-usa London,Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) The mosquito-borne viral disease Chikungunya is usually found in tropical areas according to Scientific Reports. Supreme Court Partially Allows Trump's Travel Ban http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14737&SEO=supreme-court-partially-allows-trumps-travel-ban Washington, June 26 (Prensa Latina) The US Supreme Court accepted today the case of President Donald Trump''s travel ban and decided to enforce parts of the controversial executive order until the final ruling. Climate Change Could Threaten Up To 2 Billion Refugees By 2100 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14736&SEO=climate-change-could-threaten-up-to-2-billion-refugees-by-2100 Washington, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) Charles Geisler, a sociologist at Cornell University, spent much of his career researching where poor people go when rich corporations swoop in and buy the land out from under their feet. Resumption of Fighting in Philippines After End of Ramadan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14735&SEO=resumption-of-fighting-in-philippines-after-end-of-ramadan Manila, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) Combats in southern Philippines between the army and terrorist groups linked to the Islamic state (ISIS) resumed today after a brief ceasefire for the end of Ramadan. ''We have launched new offensives to recover the area taken by the terrorists in Marawi,'' pointed out Armed Forces spokesman Restituto Padilla. Myanmar Penalizes Hundreds of Soldiers for the Use of Children http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14733&SEO=myanmar-penalizes-hundreds-of-soldiers-for-the-use-of-children Naypyidaw, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) Myanmar Army has reportedly taken drastic measures today against more than 400 soldiers for the use and recruitment of children as soldiers. South Korea Confirms THAAD Deployment Amid Concerns http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14732&SEO=south-korea-confirms-thaad-deployment-amid-concerns Seoul,Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) South Korea's newly appointed foreign minister said today in Seoul has no intention of rolling back the decision to deploy the U.S. THAAD battery, the U.S. missile defense system strongly opposed by China. Costa Rica Concerned About an Increase in HIV and AIDS Cases in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14730&SEO=costa-rica-concerned-about-an-increase-in-hiv-and-aids-cases-in-2016 San Jose, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) The increase in HIV and AIDS cases in Costa Rica in 2016 is a matter of concern to the authorities of the Ministry of Health, and shows the need to strengthen prevention actions. Angola Allocates Resources to Take Care of Congolese Refugees http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14729&SEO=angola-allocates-resources-to-take-care-of-congolese-refugees Luanda, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) Angola spent almost US $ 10 million to care for the refugees from the Cassai region who fled violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), confirmed an official source today. Rising Right Whale Death Toll Could Be Catastrophic: Marine Biologist http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14728&SEO=rising-right-whale-death-toll-could-be-catastrophic-marine-biologist Ottawa, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) A marine mammal expert says the fate of a critically endangered species could hang in the balance with the death of six North Atlantic right whales found floating in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Attacks on Military Base is Opposition Intervention Plan in Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14726&SEO=attacks-on-military-base-is-opposition-intervention-plan-in-venezuela Caracas, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) Constitutionalist lawyer María Alejandra Díaz warned that the attacks on the military base in Carlota are today a part of the opposition plan to unleash chaos before a possible foreign military intervention in Venezuela. Ethiopian Capital Ready to Host African Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14724&SEO=ethiopian-capital-ready-to-host-african-summit Addis Ababa, June 26 (Prensa Latina) High Ethiopian officials have completed preparations for the 29th African Union (AU) Summit, scheduled here on July 3-4. Thousands Undocumented Ethiopians Return From Saudi Arabia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14721&SEO=thousands-undocumented-ethiopians-return-from-saudi-arabia Addis Ababa, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) A first wave of Ethiopian nationals who resided as undocumented in Saudi Arabia returned to the country before overcoming the amnesty granted by the authorities of the kingdom, official media reported today. Mexico City Reports High Aging Rate in the Americas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14720&SEO=mexico-city-reports-high-aging-rate-in-the-americas Mexico, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican capital ranks in the ninth place of the most aged populations among 12 cities in Latin America and the Caribbean, with one million or more senior citizens, according to the Latin American and Caribbean Demography Center. Sri Lanka Launches Campaign against Dengue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14703&SEO=sri-lanka-launches-campaign-against-dengue Colombo, 26 June (Prensa Latina) Sri Lanka''s government is today conducting a new campaign against dengue in order to curb the epidemic on the island, which in the first half of this year affected over 69,000 people and killed at least 205. Cuba Presents Its Experiences on Urbanism in Argentina http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14649&SEO=cuba-presents-its-experiences-on-urbanism-in-argentina Buenos Aires, June 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba brought today to the 26th General Assembly of Ministers and High Authorities of Housing and Urbanism, which brings together delegates from Latin America and the Caribbean, their experiences and challenges in implementing a quality urban agenda. Ghana-Agreement With US on Prisoners in Guantánamo is Null http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14648&SEO=ghana-agreement-with-us-on-prisoners-in-guantanamo-is-null Accra, June 23 (Prensa Latina) The agreement reached with the United States to receive prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay military prison by the government of former President John Dramani Mahama was unconstitutional, the Supreme Court of Justice ruled today. Millions in Losses Due to Electronic Fraud in Panama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14642&SEO=millions-in-losses-due-to-electronic-fraud-in-panama Panama, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) Losses stem from electronic fraud in Panama as a result of the cloning of credit and debit cards, among other crimes, has now reached nearly $3 million USD. Bolivian Illimani Mountain to Be More Resistant to Global Warming http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14640&SEO=bolivian-illimani-mountain-to-be-more-resistant-to-global-warming La Paz, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) The ice of the Bolivian Illimani mountain is more resistant today to the effects of the global warming than other similar places such as the Alps, the first conclusions of the study of the French-Italian Ice Memory project states. Pakistan Attacks Kill at Least 31 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14639&SEO=pakistan-attacks-kill-at-least-31 Islamabad, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) Two attacks that occurred hours apart killed today at least 30 people and wounded more than 100 in Pakistan, where armed and sectarian groups continue their offensive against the government despite military operations. Assailant Killed in Attack to Venezuelan Military Base http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14637&SEO=assailant-killed-in-attack-to-venezuelan-military-base 23 de junio de 2017, 11:07Caracas, June 23 (Prensa Latina) Minister for Interior Relations, Justice and Peace, Néstor Reverol, lamented the recent death of a 22-year-old man as a result of a siege of groups paid by the opposition to a military base. Unicef Warns over Increase of Cholera Cases in Yemen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14635&SEO=unicef-warns-over-increase-of-cholera-cases-in-yemen Sanaa, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) The number of people infected by cholera in Yemen could raise up to 300,000 cases by the end of August, warned the Unicef representative in the country, Meritxell Relano today in Sanaa. Cuba Exposes in Argentina its Vision on Human Settlements http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14628&SEO=cuba-exposes-in-argentina-its-vision-on-human-settlements Buenos Aires, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Cuban Institute of Physical Planning, Samuel Rodiles Plana, has explained here his country''s vision as an island state during the 26th Assembly General of Ministers and High Authorities of Housing and Urbanism, which brings together today delegates from Latin America and the Caribbean committed to join knowledge on human settlements. India Successfully Launches 31 Satellites http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14623&SEO=india-successfully-launches-31-satellites New Delhi, June 23 (Prensa Latina) The India Space Research Organization (ISRO) today successfully launched 31 satellites using PLSV-C38 rocket, including Cartosat-2E dedicated to Earth observation. More than 200 Million People Used Drugs in 2015, Says UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14621&SEO=more-than-200-million-people-used-drugs-in-2015-says-un United Nations, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) At least 250 million people used drugs in 2015, with almost 30 million of them affected by drug abuse problems, according to a report issued by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNDC). Cuban Ministry of Sciences Analyzes 2016 Budget Impact http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14614&SEO=cuban-ministry-of-sciences-analyzes-2016-budget-impact Havana, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) The expenditure in Cuba in Scientific and Technological Activities (ACT), in the year 2016, reached 781.8 million pesos, reported today the official from the Cuban Ministry of Sciences, Technology and Environment (CITMA), Armando Rodriguez. Obama Considers Republican Health Care Bill to Benefit Wealthiest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14613&SEO=obama-considers-republican-health-care-bill-to-benefit-wealthiest Washington, June 22 (Prensa Latina) Former US President Barack Obama has said today that the health care bill proposed by Republican senators is a wealth transfer from poor families and middle class to wealthy people. Cuba Keeps Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya under Control http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14612&SEO=cuba-keeps-zika-dengue-and-chikungunya-under-control Havana, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuba keeps diseases as dengue, zika and chikungunya under control, despite the existence of their transmitting agent: the mosquito Aedes Aegypti, said today the director for Vigilance and Anti-Vectorial Battle at the Public Health Ministry (MINSAP),  Pena. China Studies First Law on Control of Soil Pollution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14605&SEO=china-studies-first-law-on-control-of-soil-pollution Beijing, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) Chinese Legislators discussed today the rough draft of the country''s first law on soil pollution control and prevention. Former Costa Rican Police Chief Arrested for Alleged Drug Links http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14603&SEO=former-costa-rican-police-chief-arrested-for-alleged-drug-links San José, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) The Plans and Operations Department of the Judicial Investigation Agency (OIJ) confirmed today the arrest of José Fabio Pizarro, a former head of the Costa Rican Public Force for alleged links with drug trafficking. No Place For Islamophobia in Singapore: Minister of Defence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14600&SEO=no-place-for-islamophobia-in-singapore-minister-of-defence Singapur,Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) There is no space for Islamophobia or attitudes that denigrate any religions and harm the social cohesion in Singapore, said Senior Minister of State for Defence and Foreign Affairs Maliki Osman. Two of the Four Fugitives From Bali's Kerobokan Jail Recaptured http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14599&SEO=two-of-the-four-fugitives-from-balis-kerobokan-jail-recaptured Dili,Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) Two of the four prisoners who escaped from Bali''s Kerobokan jail have been recaptured in East Timor, according to reports. UN Security Council Begins Visit to Haiti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14594&SEO=un-security-council-begins-visit-to-haiti United Nations, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) The UN Security Council began today a three-day visit to Haiti, seeking to pave the way for a new relation between the organization and the Caribbean country. Uganda World Summit to Help Refugees http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14591&SEO=uganda-world-summit-to-help-refugees Kampala, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) Head of states and government began today here an extraordinary world summit aimed at gathering funds to make life less tragic to the displaced who have found sanctuary in this country. Timor-Leste Minister of State Highlights Cuban Collaboration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14586&SEO=timor-leste-minister-of-state-highlights-cuban-collaboration Havana, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) Timor Leste''s Minister of State, Antonio da Conceição, has highlighted today the collaboration his country has maintained with Cuba in the fields of education and health. India in Final Stages for Launching Earth Observation Satellites http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14569&SEO=india-in-final-stages-for-launching-earth-observation-satellites New Delhi, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) The India''s Space Research Organization (ISRO) is today finalizing the details for the launch of 31 satellites, including Cartosat-2E dedicated to Earth observation. Four African Presidents Receiving Medical Attention Abroad http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14566&SEO=four-african-presidents-receiving-medical-attention-abroad 22 de junio de 2017, 00:24Abuja, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) Four African presidents suffering different illnesses, are travelling abroad to receive medical treatment, commented regional publication Africanews Wednesday. Cuba to Host International Event on Society and New Technology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14564&SEO=cuba-to-host-international-event-on-society-and-new-technology Havana, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) IT specialists from various countries will discuss democratization of technology and its uses for the benefit of the people in the event Cibersociedad 2017, said today the Cuban media. Cuba-USA Expedition Ends Coral Reef Research http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14556&SEO=cuba-usa-expedition-ends-coral-reef-research Havana, June 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban and US scientists have ended a joint exploration along the island''s coral reefs, the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA) reported today. China,USA Schemists Create 3-D Printed Graphene Foam http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14546&SEO=chinausa-schemists-create-3-d-printed-graphene-foam Washington,Jun 21 (Prensa Latina)Nanotechnologists from Rice University and China''s Tianjin University have used 3-D laser printing to fabricate centimeter-sized objects of atomically thin graphene. US Congresswoman Calls for Uniting Efforts for Engaging Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14544&SEO=us-congresswoman-calls-for-uniting-efforts-for-engaging-cuba Washington, June 21 (Prensa Latina) Democratic Congresswoman Yvette Clarke is one of the lawmakers who calls today in the United States for engaging Cuba, despite the new restrictions announced by President Donald Trump. Asteroid Collision With Earth Inevitable, Warn Scientists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14542&SEO=asteroid-collision-with-earth-inevitable-warn-scientists London, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) An asteroid strike on the Earth is just a matter of time and such events could destroy major cities, experts warn. Research Confirms Deep Sea Electric Current, Origin of Life in Earth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14538&SEO=research-confirms-deep-sea-electric-current-origin-of-life-in-earth Tokyo,Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) A team of scientists from Japanese research institutes has confirmed low electric current around deep-sea hydrothermal vents, suggesting a possibility that such a current played a key role in the formation of life on Earth from organic matter in the ocean. China's Top Advisory Body Receives Cuban Parliamentary Leader http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14536&SEO=chinas-top-advisory-body-receives-cuban-parliamentary-leader Beijing, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Chinese People''s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) President, Yu Zhengzheng, and Cuban People''s Power National Assembly (ANPP) President, Esteban Lazo, on an official visit here today, reaffirmed the reciprocal support between the two nations. Chinese Premier to Attend Summer Davos http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14535&SEO=chinese-premier-to-attend-summer-davos Beijing,Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Premier Li Keqiang will attend the opening ceremony of the 11th Annual Meeting of the New Champions, also known as Summer Davos, from June 26-28 in China''s northeastern coastal city Dalian, Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang announced today. FMs from South Korea and Japan Address Historic Debt http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14533&SEO=fms-from-south-korea-and-japan-address-historic-debt 21 de junio de 2017, 11:44Seoul, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha approached today with her Japanese counterpart, Fumio Kishida, the controversial historical dispute between sex slaves (''comfort women'') and the nuclear crisis in the Korean peninsula. Record 141 Million People in Need of Humanitarian Aid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14530&SEO=record-141-million-people-in-need-of-humanitarian-aid United Nations, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) An unprecedented 141 million people in 37 countries need help to survive, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) warned today. Forest Wild Fire in Portugal Was Started With Criminal Intentions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14529&SEO=forest-wild-fire-in-portugal-was-started-with-criminal-intentions Lisbon, 21 June (Prensa Latina) The head of the Portuguese Fire Department, Jaime Marta Soares, said at a press conference that the fire that left at least 64 dead and 179 wounded could have a criminal origin. UNESCO Underlines Importance of Education to Eradicate Poverty http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14528&SEO=unesco-underlines-importance-of-education-to-eradicate-poverty Paris, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Global poverty could be reduced by half if all adults had the possibility of completing secondary education, according to the results of an investigation released today by UNESCO. Indian Space Agency, NASA build Reconnaissance Satellite http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14515&SEO=indian-space-agency-nasa-build-reconnaissance-satellite New Delhi, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) The India''s Space Research Organization (ISRO) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration of the United States (NASA) started building components to jointly make a Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) dedicated to monitoring the Earth. Over 20 Countries Will Attend Cuban Environment Convention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14513&SEO=over-20-countries-will-attend-cuban-environment-convention 21 de junio de 2017, 00:22Havana, June 21 (Prensa Latina) Some 1,000 specialists from 23 countries will attend the 11th International Convention on Environment and Development, which will run from July 1st to 7th, said organizers today. Cuba to Hold Symposium on Primary and Family Health Care http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14510&SEO=cuba-to-hold-symposium-on-primary-and-family-health-care Havana, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) The National Symposium on Primary and Family Health Care will be held on June 27th and 28th with foreign participants to improve the quality of services, said organizers today. More Than 57,000 People Affected By Rain in Guatemala http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14495&SEO=more-than-57000-people-affected-by-rain-in-guatemala Guatemala, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) More than 57,000 people have been affected to this day by torrential downpours in recent days, associated, by experts, with the incidence of a low pressure system in Guatemala. Cuba Hosts First International Junior High School Workshop http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14490&SEO=cuba-hosts-first-international-junior-high-school-workshop Havana, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) With a tribute to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, the 1st International Junior High School Workshop ‘For an inclusive school'' was opened today at the Conference Center in this capital, with the participation of about 200 delegates. Syrian Army Moves Forward Despite Terrorist Opposition http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14478&SEO=syrian-army-moves-forward-despite-terrorist-opposition Damascus, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Syrian army units and Allied militias move forward in Raqqa province in front of terrorist groups and the recent bombing of the coalition led by the United States, military sources reported today. Venezuela National Guard Attacked With Grenades http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14477&SEO=venezuela-national-guard-attacked-with-grenades Caracas, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) An officers and two civilians were injured as a result of the explosion of a fragmentary grenade launched against the command headquarters of the Government National Guard of Venezuela (GNB) located on the Caracas-La Guaira highway. Scientists Alert to Worse Heat Waves http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14462&SEO=scientists-alert-to-worse-heat-waves Washington, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Experts said today that the 74 percent of the world population will be exposed to heat waves by 2100 if carbon dioxide rate increases at the same current pace. Cuba Participates in 2017 World Expo in Kazahstan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14455&SEO=cuba-participates-in-2017-world-expo-in-kazahstan Astana, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s participation in the Forum on Renewable Energy, in this city, where Cuba exposed its experience on sustainable growth, is a recognition to its work in the field of energy efficiency, stated today here Dr. Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart. Caribbean Islands Closely Watching Tropical Storm http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14451&SEO=caribbean-islands-closely-watching-tropical-storm Bridgetown, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) Barbados and other Caribbean islands are closely watching a tropical depression that might evolve into a Tropical Storm, the local media reported. Syria, Cuba Ratify Interest in Parliamentary Exchanges http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14447&SEO=syria-cuba-ratify-interest-in-parliamentary-exchanges Damascus, June 19 (Prensa Latina) Ayman Malandi, President of the Syrian parliamentary friendship group with Cuba, reaffirmed today the interest in exchanges between the two countries during a meeting with the island''s ambassador, Rogerio Santana. Chief Peace Negotiator for ELN Repudiates Attack in Colombia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14446&SEO=chief-peace-negotiator-for-eln-repudiates-attack-in-colombia Quito, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) The guerrilla chief of the National Liberation Army (ELN), Pablo Beltrán, who heads peace talks with the Colombian government, reiterated today his condemnation of the recent attack in Bogotá. Cuba Defends Right to Grant Asylum to U.S. Civil Rights Fighters http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14439&SEO=cuba-defends-right-to-grant-asylum-to-u.s.-civil-rights-fighters Vienna, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez today defended his country''s right to grant political asylum to U.S. civil rights fighters, and made it clear that those people will not be returned to the United States. Ebola Vaccine Developed in Canada Shows Promising Results http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14436&SEO=ebola-vaccine-developed-in-canada-shows-promising-results Ottawa, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) A phase 1 randomized controlled trial has found an Ebola virus disease (EVD) vaccine, developed in Canada, was well-tolerated with no safety concerns, and high antibodies were present in participants 6 months after immunization. Cuba Highlights Strong Rejection to Trump's Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14435&SEO=cuba-highlights-strong-rejection-to-trumps-policy Vienna, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Monday highlighted the strong rejection of the policy announced recently by U.S. President Donald Trump regarding the Caribbean island. Colombians Reject Attack at the Andino Mall http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14432&SEO=colombians-reject-attack-at-the-andino-mall Bogota, June 19 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of citizens held a sit-in in front of the Andino shopping mall in Bogota to reject an attack that took place there on Saturday, killing three women and injuring nine persons. Probable Tropical Cyclone North of Yucatan,Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14429&SEO=probable-tropical-cyclone-north-of-yucatanmexico Mexico, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) The National Meteorological Service (NMS) forecast for today the probable incidence of a tropical hurricane between the southeast of the Gulf of Mexico and the north of Yucatan, moving towards the northwest. China and Cuba Review Ties in Biotechnology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14417&SEO=china-and-cuba-review-ties-in-biotechnology By Damy Vales 165 Killed by Mudslides in Bangladesh http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14414&SEO=165-killed-by-mudslides-in-bangladesh Dhaka, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) With seven people killed, the death toll due to recent rains and mudslides in several districts in eastern Bangladesh stands now at 165, according to the most recent reports. China Court Sentences 7 Over Falsifying Air Quality Data http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14407&SEO=china-court-sentences-7-over-falsifying-air-quality-data Beijing, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) A Chinese court sentenced seven people, including the heads of two environmental protection branches, to imprisonments of over one year for falsifying air quality monitoring data. More Than 168 Million Children Are Victims of Child Labor, ILO Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14403&SEO=more-than-168-million-children-are-victims-of-child-labor-ilo-says La Habana, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) Child labor continues to be claimed by 168 million victims worldwide, 85 million of which are doing dangerous work, the International Labor Organization (ILO) warns today. Russian Warplanes Kill 2 Top ISIS Commanders: Defense Ministry http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14402&SEO=russian-warplanes-kill-2-top-isis-commanders-defense-ministry 18 de junio de 2017, 09:44Moscow,Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Air forces eliminated two top Islamic State (ISIS) field commanders and some 180 terrorists during airstrikes in Syria in early June, the Russian Defense Ministry said Saturday. At Least 59 Killed in Forest Fire in Portugal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14399&SEO=at-least-59-killed-in-forest-fire-in-portugal Lisbon, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) A huge forest fire raging since Saturday in central Portugal has killed at least 59 people, the government said today, in what is possibly the deadliest-ever forest blaze in the Atlantic coastal country, used to the woods burning almost every summer. At Least 8 Killed in Taliban Attack in Afganistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14395&SEO=at-least-8-killed-in-taliban-attack-in-afganistan Kabul,Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) At least 5 policemen and 3 talibans were killed in an attack of the terrorists to a police station in Patkia province. Everest Will Be Measured, Assessing Consequences of 2015 Earthquake http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14391&SEO=everest-will-be-measured-assessing-consequences-of-2015-earthquake Kathmandu, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) The Department of Cartography of Nepal said today that the Everest will be measured to determine if it had some change after the earthquake occurred in April 2015, which left 9,000 fatalities. Deaths from Fire in London Tower Could Rise to 58 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14388&SEO=deaths-from-fire-in-london-tower-could-rise-to-58 London, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) The death toll from the fire at the Grenfell Tower in London could reach as high as 58, according to the London Metropolitan Police (Met). UN Calls for Combating Desertification and Drought on World Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14386&SEO=un-calls-for-combating-desertification-and-drought-on-world-day United Nations, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) On the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, the UN urged the international community to prioritize attention to phenomena that have a serious impact on humanity. Warning on Climatic Catastrophe in the Amazon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14373&SEO=warning-on-climatic-catastrophe-in-the-amazon London, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) Scientists from Brazil, Germany, Singapore, United Kingdom and the United States predicted the start of a climatic catastrophe in the Amazon region, in a report published by specialized magazine Nature Friday. Cuba Prepares for Aesthetic and Health Congress http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14371&SEO=cuba-prepares-for-aesthetic-and-health-congress Havana, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) Preparations for the 2nd International Congress of Aesthetics, Cosmetology and Aesthetic Medicine are making good progresses, the organizing committee of the meeting to be held here on July 21st and 22nd announced today. Public Health Main Exchange Sector for Cuba and Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14364&SEO=public-health-main-exchange-sector-for-cuba-and-mexico 16 de junio de 2017, 15:36Havana, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican Public Health Minister, Dr. José Narro, today stressed that health is a fundamental sector for his country''s relations with Cuba. Experts Evaluate Energy Use of Biomass in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14355&SEO=experts-evaluate-energy-use-of-biomass-in-cuba Havana, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) The use of biomass in Cuba for energy purposes was the subject of an extensive exchange of views among academics, researchers and producers, participants here at an International Agroforestry Convention. Power Plant in Syrian City of Daraa Out of Service http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14353&SEO=power-plant-in-syrian-city-of-daraa-out-of-service Damascus, June 16 (Prensa Latina) Al Naimah power station, which supplies the city of Daraa, was reportedly shut down after suffering a terrorist attack. Observe Safety Protocols, Media Covering Marawi Conflict Urged http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14344&SEO=observe-safety-protocols-media-covering-marawi-conflict-urged Manila, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) today urged the media covering the Marawi conflict to follow safety precautions after an Australian journalist was injured by a sniper bullet. Cuba and Vietnam to Increase Common Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14341&SEO=cuba-and-vietnam-to-increase-common-ties Hanoi, June 16 (Prensa Latina) Topics of relations between Vietnam and Cuba with a view to strengthening it were reportedly discussed today at a meeting of the President of the National Assembly of People''s Power, Esteban Lazo, with authorities of Ho Chi Minh City. Nicaraguan Experts Discover Archaeological Site http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14323&SEO=nicaraguan-experts-discover-archaeological-site Managua, June 16 (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan specialists have discovered an archaeological site in the town of Tiscapa, close to the National Baseball Stadium. Warning on Climatic Catastrophe in the Amazon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14366&SEO=warning-on-climatic-catastrophe-in-the-amazon 16 de junio de 2017, 00:16London, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) Scientists from Brazil, Germany, Singapore, United Kingdom and the United States predicted the start of a climatic catastrophe in the Amazon region, in a report published by specialized magazine Nature Friday. Training of Mexican Doctors in Cuba Praised http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14313&SEO=training-of-mexican-doctors-in-cuba-praised Havana, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) Mexican Minister of Health Jose Narro highlighted today the key training in Cuba of Mexican Doctors in Medicine, which will help improve the quality of health services in Mexico. Cuba and Mexico Sign Scientific-Technical Collaboration Accords http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14308&SEO=cuba-and-mexico-sign-scientific-technical-collaboration-accords Havana, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Mexico signed today two agreements and a memorandum of understanding in this capital to increase their scientific-technical collaboration. Cuban Hotels Work for a Sustainable Tourism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14300&SEO=cuban-hotels-work-for-a-sustainable-tourism Ciego de Avila, Cuba (Prensa Latina) A group of hotels in the Cuban tourist destination Jardines del Rey have achieved good results in meeting environmental standards aimed at achieving sustainable tourism. USA Handling of Ghanian Deportees is Innhuman http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14295&SEO=usa-handling-of-ghanian-deportees-is-innhuman Accra, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The Member of Parliament for South Tongo constituency in the Volta region Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has condemned the inhumane treatment of Ghanaian deportees from the USA. At Least 7 Dead, 59 Injured In Blast At China Kindergarten http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14293&SEO=at-least-7-dead-59-injured-in-blast-at-china-kindergarten Beijing Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) An explosion at a kindergarten in eastern China today killed at least seven people and injured dozens of others, authorities said. Geneva Summit Discusses Women at Work http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14291&SEO=geneva-summit-discusses-women-at-work Geneva, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The 106th International Labor Conference, which continues its sessions here, is holding a summit today to discuss how to make up a better future for women at work. Computer Problem Costs Millions to British Airways http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14289&SEO=computer-problem-costs-millions-to-british-airways London, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) IAG consortium CEO Willie Walsh said today that a computer breakdown will cost British Airways 80 million pounds (92 million euros). China Confirms Million-dollar Economic Losses Due to Typhoon Merbok http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14286&SEO=china-confirms-million-dollar-economic-losses-due-to-typhoon-merbok Beijing, June 15 (Prensa Latina) China has confirmed the evacuation of 12,000 Guandong province residents and direct economic losses of $ 38 million after Typhoon Merbok, officials press informed today. Lesotho: Police Looks for Assassins of Prime Minister Wife http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14284&SEO=lesotho-police-looks-for-assassins-of-prime-minister-wife 15 de junio de 2017, 11:35Maseru, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) Lesotho police are looking for the killers of the wife of the prime minister, Thomas Thabane, who will take office tomorrow after winning the June 3 elections. Mexican Gov't Is Urged to Protect Journalists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14281&SEO=mexican-govt-is-urged-to-protect-journalists Mexico, June 15 (Prensa Latina) The National Commission for Human Rights (CNDH) reportedly urged today the federal government, state and municipal authorities to review the policy of protection for media professionals. South Korean Doctors Take Care of Bolivians with Oriental Techniques http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14275&SEO=south-korean-doctors-take-care-of-bolivians-with-oriental-techniques La Paz, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) A total of 11 South Korean doctors will take care today and tomorrow of the Bolivian population of Cochabamba with Oriental techniques for free, the director of the Department Health Service, Lidia Astroña, confirmed. China's First X-Ray Telescope Flying Well into Space http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14271&SEO=chinas-first-x-ray-telescope-flying-well-into-space Beijing, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) China launched Thursday an X-ray space telescope to explore the Milky Way in search of black holes, pulsars and gamma-ray bursts. One out of Six Elderly People Experience Abuse, Says WHO http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14265&SEO=one-out-of-six-elderly-people-experience-abuse-says-who Geneva, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) Approximately, one out of every six elderly people in the world experience some kind of abuse, a figure that will increase as the global population grows older, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned. Mexico Earthquake:Many Injured as Quake Hits Guatemalan Border http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14240&SEO=mexico-earthquakemany-injured-as-quake-hits-guatemalan-border Mexico, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) At least six people injured are the toll of the seven-degree earthquake on the Richter scale that struck Chiapas in southern Mexico at dawn today. Dust Around Active Black Holes More Compact Than Thought http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14236&SEO=dust-around-active-black-holes-more-compact-than-thought Washington, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Using observations from NASA''s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA, researchers have found that the dust surrounding active, ravenous black holes is much more compact than previously thought. Turkey Wants to Open Embassies in All African States http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14235&SEO=turkey-wants-to-open-embassies-in-all-african-states Ankara, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Turkey aims to open embassies in all African countries, a senior foreign ministry official said today. Australians Researchers Uncover Huge Extinct Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14234&SEO=australians-researchers-uncover-huge-extinct-turkey Canberra, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina)A flying turkey as tall as a kangaroo is among five big extinct birds to have been discovered by South Australian palaeontologists. Most Civilian Deaths During Wars Occur in Cities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14233&SEO=most-civilian-deaths-during-wars-occur-in-cities Geneva, June 14 (Prensa Latina) Half of civilian deaths in wars in 2010-2015 occurred in Syria, Iraq, and Yemen, and most of them died in urban centers, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) reported today. Tooth Found in Mexico Suggests Mammals Migrated Across America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14232&SEO=tooth-found-in-mexico-suggests-mammals-migrated-across-america Washington, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Late in the afternoon on a hot March day in central Mexico, a paleontologist uncovered a jawbone and called over to Jack Tseng. Cuba Ratifies Its Commitment to the Man and the Biosphere Programme http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14228&SEO=cuba-ratifies-its-commitment-to-the-man-and-the-biosphere-programme Paris, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s ambassador to UNESCO, Dulce Buergo, ratified her country''s commitment to the Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB), speaking at the 29th meeting of the International Coordination Council of that project. Cuban Foreign Minister to Visit European Countries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14227&SEO=cuban-foreign-minister-to-visit-european-countries Havana, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez will visit the European states of Turkey, Austria, Slovakia, Italy, and the Vatican, the website of the Cuban Foreign Ministry informed today. Two Dead and Damages Due to 6.6 Earthquake in Guatemala http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14226&SEO=two-dead-and-damages-due-to-6.6-earthquake-in-guatemala Guatemala, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Damages in homes, power cuts, and two people dead are the preliminary balance of a 6.6-magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale that shook Guatemala City early this morning. Serbia Reports Seizure of New and Very Harmful Drug http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14221&SEO=serbia-reports-seizure-of-new-and-very-harmful-drug Belgrade, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Serbia''s health authorities have reported the seizure of a new drug several hundred times more powerful than marijuana, which is capable of causing serious damage, according to an article published today in the newspaper Blic. UN Analyzes Strategy to Defeat Cholera in Haiti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14217&SEO=un-analyzes-strategy-to-defeat-cholera-in-haiti United Nations, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) The UN General Assembly is analyzing the situation of a strategy launched in 2016 by the organization to defeat the cholera epidemic that plagues Haiti. Cuba Defends Universal Access to Benefits on New Technologies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14211&SEO=cuba-defends-universal-access-to-benefits-on-new-technologies 14 de junio de 2017, 08:57Geneva, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Minister of Communications, Wilfredo Gonzalez Vidal, has defended in Geneva that the benefits of new technologies should be available to all citizens in the world, diplomatic sources said today. At Least 130 Killed in Bangladesh by Landslides http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14206&SEO=at-least-130-killed-in-bangladesh-by-landslides Dhaka, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) At least 130 people were killed, including soldiers and children, by landslides caused by heavy rains in three districts of eastern Bangladesh, according to the latest reports released here today. Indian Space Agency to Test Semi-cryogenic Engine by 2021 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14204&SEO=indian-space-agency-to-test-semi-cryogenic-engine-by-2021 New Delhi, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Following the launch of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk-III, India''s Space Research Organization (ISRO) plans to test a kerosene-based semi-cryogenic engine by 2021. Nicaragua Opts for New Irrigation System, Given Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14201&SEO=nicaragua-opts-for-new-irrigation-system-given-climate-change Managua, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Given the difficulties caused by the climate change, farmers from the Nicaraguan province of Rivas use the trickle irrigation system, through which they expect to diversify the production of the growing. Conference in Durban to Promote New Ideas to Fight AIDS http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14187&SEO=conference-in-durban-to-promote-new-ideas-to-fight-aids Pretoria, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) The 8th South African Conference on AIDS began today in Durban, focused on new ideas to put an end to that epidemics that infects 2,880,000 people annually in that country. Experts Debate in Cuba on Globally Agroforestry Challenges http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14181&SEO=experts-debate-in-cuba-on-globally-agroforestry-challenges Havana, June 13 (Prensa Latina) The globally agroforestry challenges related to the use of natural resources, science application and climate change were debated on Tuesday at the Agroforestry-Cuba 2017 International Conference. British Scientists Produce Plastic without Oil http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14175&SEO=british-scientists-produce-plastic-without-oil London, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) Scientists at the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies, Bath, United Kingdom announced today the production of alternative polycarbonates from sugars and carbon dioxide. US Democratic Senators Ask to Expand Relations with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14172&SEO=us-democratic-senators-ask-to-expand-relations-with-cuba Washington, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) A group of 14 Democratic senators urged the administration of Donald Trump to maintain and expand the US economic and political approach to Cuba, when local media today show the possibility of a reversal. British Military Bases Attacked in Cyprus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14169&SEO=british-military-bases-attacked-in-cyprus Nicosia, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) Cyprus security forces are investigating the attack on the British military base in Dhekelia at dawn today, where a policeman was injured after an explosion at the entrance to the barracks. Jamaican Opposition Urges National Thrust to Craft Solutions to Crime http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14167&SEO=jamaican-opposition-urges-national-thrust-to-craft-solutions-to-crime Kingston,Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips has urged the Jamaican Government to lead a national effort in developing an effective plan to stop the criminal violence in Jamaica. Villagers Return to Freed Areas South of Syrian Capital http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14166&SEO=villagers-return-to-freed-areas-south-of-syrian-capital Damascus, June 13 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of villagers began returning to Drousa, Khan Sheikh and Darkbaye villages in southern Damascus, while the final touches of infrastructure restoration are underway, officials said. Landslides Triggered by Constant Rain Kill at Least 101 in Bangladesh http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14165&SEO=landslides-triggered-by-constant-rain-kill-at-least-101-in-bangladesh Dacca,Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) At least 101 people have been killed and 10 are missing in landslides and flooding after heavy monsoon rains in southeast Bangladesh, UBN said. El Salvador, Cuba Explore Niche Markets in Business Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14162&SEO=el-salvador-cuba-explore-niche-markets-in-business-forum San Salvador, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) The development of nautical charts on the coast of Acajutla and La Union stands out among possible future collaborations between El Salvador and Cuba, which continue today a business forum. Humans Will Find Alien Life In The Next 10 Years, Says Astronomer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14159&SEO=humans-will-find-alien-life-in-the-next-10-years-says-astronomer Washington, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) For over half a century, scientists, astronomers, and citizen stargazers, have been on the hunt for extra-terrestrial life. More Than 6,000 Displaced Due to Floods in Uruguay http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14155&SEO=more-than-6000-displaced-due-to-floods-in-uruguay Montevideo, June 13 (Prensa Latina) A total of 6,163 people remain displaced by floods today in four departments of Northwestern Uruguay, where the waters of the homonymous river will continue to rise between this and the coming week. Vietnam and Cuba Evoke History of Friendship and Solidarity Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14150&SEO=vietnam-and-cuba-evoke-history-of-friendship-and-solidarity-ties Hanoi, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) Remembering is to live again and more than 100 Vietnamese professionals trained in Cuba did so during a meeting with National People''s Power Assembly President, Esteban Lazo, where the friendship between both peoples was reaffirmed. Natural Disasters Burden Developing Countries, FAO Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14147&SEO=natural-disasters-burden-developing-countries-fao-says Havana, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Agriculture in developing countries has accounted for 23 percent of all damages and losses caused by medium and large-scale disasters between 2006 and 2016, FAO said today. South African Conference on AIDS Begins in Durban http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14139&SEO=south-african-conference-on-aids-begins-in-durban Pretoria, Jun 13 (PL) More than 3,000 delegates are participating today in the 8th South African Conference on AIDS, being held at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Conference Center in Durban under the motto ‘Long Road to HIV Prevention; All voices count.'' Over 11,000 Dengue Cases, 7,000 Chikungunya Cases in India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14138&SEO=over-11000-dengue-cases-7000-chikungunya-cases-in-india New Delhi, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) More than 11,400 dengue cases and 7,700 chikungunya cases are reported in India so far this year, a figure that will increase dramatically after the monsoon, sector sources said today. Tobacco Use Declines in India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14136&SEO=tobacco-use-declines-in-india New Delhi, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) Tobacco use in India fell from 34,6 percent in 2009-2010 to 28,6 percent in 2016-2017, which represents 8,1 million smokers less, revealed a poll released today in the capital. Cuba Hosts Agricultural and Forestry Convention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14135&SEO=cuba-hosts-agricultural-and-forestry-convention Havana, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) Experts from 19 countries are holding today an International Agricultural and Forestry Convention in Cuba, focused on the problems of agricultural yields and the functioning of the sector''s productive chains. At Least 21 People Killed by Landslides in Bangladesh http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14133&SEO=at-least-21-people-killed-by-landslides-in-bangladesh Dhaka, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) At least 21 people were killed by landslides in southeastern Bangladesh, an area affected by heavy rains in the last hours. Bolivia Highlights Progress in Voluntary Blood Donations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14130&SEO=bolivia-highlights-progress-in-voluntary-blood-donations La Paz, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Health Minister Ariana Campero highlighted the progress in voluntary blood donations, when opening a national campaign on the occasion of the World Blood Donor Day on Wednesday. Belgian Company Presents in Cuba Plantar Pressure Measurement System http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14126&SEO=belgian-company-presents-in-cuba-plantar-pressure-measurement-system Havana, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) A plantar pressure measurement system to study the plantar pressure variability was presented today by the Belgian company Rsscan, in the context of Podosalud 2017, the 1st Conference on Applied Chiropody, in session at Habana Libre Hotel. Brain Architecture: Scientists Discover 11 Dimensional Structures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14102&SEO=brain-architecture-scientists-discover-11-dimensional-structures Washington,Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Scientists studying the brain have discovered that the organ operates on up to 11 different dimensions, creating multiverse-like structures that are ''a world we had never imagined.'' Security Forces Pre-emptive Measures Has Kept Malaysia Peaceful: PM http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14101&SEO=security-forces-pre-emptive-measures-has-kept-malaysia-peaceful-pm Kuala Lumpur, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Malaysia remains peaceful thanks to the pre-emptive actions taken by the country''s security forces, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. Strong Earthquake Hits Western Coast of Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14099&SEO=strong-earthquake-hits-western-coast-of-turkey Istanbul, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) A 6.3-magnitude Richter scale earthquake struck the western coast of Turkey today, ioffshore Izmir district, with no human nor material casualties reported. Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity Increse in the World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14097&SEO=health-effects-of-overweight-and-obesity-increse-in-the-world London,Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Since 1980 the number of obese persons dobled in 70 countires until reaching 2 billion in the world according to New England Journal of Medicine. South Sudan First Vice President Attends Sub-Regional Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14096&SEO=south-sudan-first-vice-president-attends-sub-regional-summit Juba, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) South Sudan''s first vice-president Taban Deng Gay traveled to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where he will attend the extraordinary Intergovernmental Authority Development Summit (IGAD). Circular Economy and Marine Debris at G7 Meeting in Bologna http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14082&SEO=circular-economy-and-marine-debris-at-g7-meeting-in-bologna Rome, June 12 (Prensa Latina) The G-7 environment ministers will dedicate today the second and final day of their meeting in Bologna to marine debris and the three ''R'' of the circular economy: reduce, reuse and recycle. Cuba Hosts Second Scientific Day of Podosalud 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14069&SEO=cuba-hosts-second-scientific-day-of-podosalud-2017 Havana, Jun 11 (Prensa Latina) The 1st Scientific Congress of Applied Podiatry, Podosalud 2017, celebrates today in this capital its second day with the objective of deepening the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and alterations that affect the foot. Cuba Hosts Congress on Applied Podiatry http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14051&SEO=cuba-hosts-congress-on-applied-podiatry Havana, Jun 10 (Prensa Latina) The 1st Scientific Congress on Applied Podiatry, Podosalud 2017, opened today in this capital with the participation of delegates from more than 15 countries, who will to share experiences on this specialty. Cuban Plan against Climate Change Captures Interest in Costa Rica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14049&SEO=cuban-plan-against-climate-change-captures-interest-in-costa-rica San Jose, Jun 10 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban government''s plan to tackle climate change has captured the interest of participants in the Global Dialogue on Oceans in Costa Rica, the first deputy minister of Science, Technology and the Environment (CITMA), Fernando Gonzalez, said today. Italy Hosts Seminar on Options against Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14043&SEO=italy-hosts-seminar-on-options-against-climate-change Rome, Jun 10 (Prensa Latina) The Italian Climate Coalition is hosting a seminar in Bologna today to discuss the options in the energy sector to stop the increase in global temperature and promote a future of 100-percent renewable energies. Angola to Vaccinate Near Three Million People vs. Yellow Fever http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14021&SEO=angola-to-vaccinate-near-three-million-people-vs.-yellow-fever 09 de junio de 2017, 15:59Luanda, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) The 7th stage of the vaccination campaign against the yellow fever in Angola was started today by the Ministry of Health, which expects to increase the total from 18 million to 22 million immunized people. North Korea Kim Jong Un Tests New Land-Sea Missile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14002&SEO=north-korea-kim-jong-un-tests-new-land-sea-missile Pyongyang, June 9 (Prensa Latina) Kim Jong Un, the leader of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), led the test launch of the land-sea cruise missile developed by the National Defense Academy of Sciences. Venezuela Denounces the Use of Children in Political Violence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=14000&SEO=venezuela-denounces-the-use-of-children-in-political-violence Caracas, June 9 (Prensa Latina) The executive secretary of the National Human Rights Council of Venezuela, Larry Devoe, denounced here today that the opposition right-wing involves children to support attacks against the democratic institutionality of the country. More Than 160 Million Children Are Victims of Child Labor, ILO Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13997&SEO=more-than-160-million-children-are-victims-of-child-labor-ilo-says Geneva, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) Child labor continues to be claimed by 168 million victims worldwide, 85 million of which are doing dangerous work, the International Labor Organization (ILO) warns today. Peruvian Legislators Honor Cuban Medical Brigade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13994&SEO=peruvian-legislators-honor-cuban-medical-brigade Lima, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) The Peruvian parliament has paid tribute to the Cuban medical brigade that has been assisting the victims of the torrential rains that have devastated the northern region of Piura for more than two months. Uruguay Prioritizes Science, Environment Within the Antarctic Treaty http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13993&SEO=uruguay-prioritizes-science-environment-within-the-antarctic-treaty Montevideo, June 9 (Prensa Latina) Science and the environment will be two of the main priorities of work to be promoted by the Uruguayan Albert Lluberas, after becoming the first Latin American elected to assume the Executive Secretariat of the Antarctic Treaty. Significant Discovery Made by Archeologists in Largest Cuban Dam http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13982&SEO=significant-discovery-made-by-archeologists-in-largest-cuban-dam Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban archeologists from this central province reported today an important discovery of a settlement with native and Europeans items from the 16th century that confirms their presence in the Zaza dam, the largest in the country. Cuba Develops Quick Alert for Perceptible Earthquakes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13981&SEO=cuba-develops-quick-alert-for-perceptible-earthquakes Santiago de Cuba, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) A higher development of the system to record and raise alert on perceptible earthquakes is reached currently by the National Seismological Service (SSN). Over a Ton of Heroin Seized by Turkey Belonged to the Talibans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13972&SEO=over-a-ton-of-heroin-seized-by-turkey-belonged-to-the-talibans 08 de junio de 2017, 13:39Ankara,Jun 8 (Prensa Latina)Turkish security forces have seized one tonne and 71 kilograms of heroin on board an offshore supply ship identified as Commander Tide, Turkish media reported. Philippines Says to Break Terrorists City Siege Soon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13969&SEO=philippines-says-to-break-terrorists-city-siege-soon Manila,Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) The Takfiri militants holed up in the southern Philippines town of Marawi have been reduced to a ''small resistance'' after troops crippled their logistics and some terrorists have fled from the battle, military officials said today. Experts Protect Antilles Manatee in Cuban Coasts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13968&SEO=experts-protect-antilles-manatee-in-cuban-coasts Ciego de Avila, Cuba Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) Environmental specialists are deepening the researches today on the Antilles manatee in the Ana Maria Keys, a wildlife refuge in the Jardines de la Reina National Park, on the southern coast of central Cuba. USA MIT Students Design Mission to Huge Asteroid Apophis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13967&SEO=usa-mit-students-design-mission-to-huge-asteroid-apophis Washington,Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) Students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have designed a close-range mission to analyze the huge asteroid Apophis, which will pass extremely close to Earth in 2029. Emirates Post Group Stops All Types of Postal Services to Qatar http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13966&SEO=emirates-post-group-stops-all-types-of-postal-services-to-qatar Abu Dhabi,Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) Emirates Post Group, upon instructions of the Government of the United Arab Emirates, has suspended all postal services to Qatar in all its postal offices in the UAE from June 6, 2017, and will remain so until further notice. Malaysian Public Universities Among Best in the World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13964&SEO=malaysian-public-universities-among-best-in-the-world Kuala Lumpur,Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) All five public research universities in Malaysia have been listed in the top 1 percent of such universities in the world. Indonesia: Marapi Volcano in West Sumatra Erupts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13961&SEO=indonesia-marapi-volcano-in-west-sumatra-erupts Jakarta, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) Marapi volcano in West Sumatra, Indonesia erupted on June 4, spewing clouds of volcanic ash over the region of Tanah Datar in Sumatran province. Ecologist Killed by Rhinoceros at Akagera Park in Rwanda http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13960&SEO=ecologist-killed-by-rhinoceros-at-akagera-park-in-rwanda Kigali,Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) An ecologist,Hungarian Krisztián Gyöngyi, was today killed by a rhinoceros in Akagera National Park while out tracking animals in the park, this was confirmed in a statement issued by the park management yesterday. Costa Rica Defines Actions to Improve Oceans' Health http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13959&SEO=costa-rica-defines-actions-to-improve-oceans-health San Jose, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) About 100 high political, civil society and academia representatives are participating today and tomorrow in the Global Dialogue on Oceans, an event that Costa Rica hosts to define actions aimed at improving the health of that part of the planet. Bolivia, Europe Agree to Strengthen Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13957&SEO=bolivia-europe-agree-to-strengthen-cooperation Brussels, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales and the leader of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, agreed here today to strengthen cooperation between Bolivia and the old continent. Int'l Events Dedicated to the Elderly Aids Caribbean Medical Assoc. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13955&SEO=intl-events-dedicated-to-the-elderly-aids-caribbean-medical-assoc. Havana, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) The work of the Caribbean Medical Association (AMECA) in the Dominican Republic has been benefited thanks to the exchange generated by the international events dedicated to the elderly, the head of this office, Lourdes Herrera, stressed today. National Jurists Congress Concludes in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13954&SEO=national-jurists-congress-concludes-in-cuba Havana, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) The 8th Congress of the National Association of Cuban Lawyers (UNJC) is concluding today in Havana, where its 242 delegates discussed vital issues for the economic reorganization of the Caribbean island. Oldest Homo Sapiens Fossils Discovered in Morocco http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13935&SEO=oldest-homo-sapiens-fossils-discovered-in-morocco Rabat, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) A team of European and Moroccan archaeologists has discovered in Yebel Irhoud, Morocco, the oldest known fossils of Homo Sapiens, dating back to between 300,000 and 350,000 years, Nature magazine published today. Paraguayan Deputies Debate Medical Use of Marijuana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13934&SEO=paraguayan-deputies-debate-medical-use-of-marijuana Asuncion, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) The bill to protect domestic use of marijuana (Cannabis Sativa) for medicinal purposes was released to the Science and Technology Committee of the Paraguayan Chamber of Deputies. Temer Closes Popular Pharmacies and Hits Brazilian Health System http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13927&SEO=temer-closes-popular-pharmacies-and-hits-brazilian-health-system Brasilia, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian Government, headed by Michel Temer, confirmed the closure of Popular Pharmacy networks, a program that in its first 10 years has been favoring over 38 million low-income Brazilians. Cuba Shares Experiences of Preservation of Marine Spaces at UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13913&SEO=cuba-shares-experiences-of-preservation-of-marine-spaces-at-un United Nations, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Vice Minister of Science, Technology and Environment, José Fidel Santana, presented today the Cuban experiences in the preservation of its marine spaces, as the United Nations Conference on Oceans continues. UN-Cuba Urged the Developed World to Protect the Oceans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13908&SEO=un-cuba-urged-the-developed-world-to-protect-the-oceans United Nations, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba demanded today at the United Nations Conference on Oceans the support of the developed world to the countries of the South with funding and technology to guarantee the protection and sustainable management of these marine areas. Cuba Hosts Seminar on Traumatology and Pediatric Orthopedics http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13905&SEO=cuba-hosts-seminar-on-traumatology-and-pediatric-orthopedics Havana, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) Attention of the main traumatic affections, deformities and pediatric orthopedic alterations are among the themes of an international meeting, which is held here today and extends until Friday. Command Forces Allied to Syria Condemn US Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13904&SEO=command-forces-allied-to-syria-condemn-us-attack Damascus, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) The Command forces allied to Syria condemned the recent aggression by the United States-led coalition, which it described as a ''cowardly act'' and demonstrative of Washington''s support to terrorists, according to a statement released today . Dominican Rep. Scholar Recognizes Cuba's Work With the Elderly http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13901&SEO=dominican-rep.-scholar-recognizes-cubas-work-with-the-elderly Havana, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) The Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD), in the Dominican Republic, has subjects linked to longevity and the elderly, influenced by the contributions made by Cuba in this population sector. Spanish Foreign Minister: Russia is a Strategic Partner http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13897&SEO=spanish-foreign-minister-russia-is-a-strategic-partner Moscow, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis today considered Russia a strategic partner when he met with his counterpart, Serguei Lavrov. Population Aging in Cuba at Social Work Congress http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13895&SEO=population-aging-in-cuba-at-social-work-congress Havana, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) The delegates attending the 8th International Congress of Social Work, dedicated to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, will receive here today an update on the new challenges of population aging in Cuba. Wide Debate Marks Int'l Event on Longevity in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13892&SEO=wide-debate-marks-intl-event-on-longevity-in-havana Havana, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) The relationship between oral health and population aging, or the experiences of aging populations facing diseases such as AIDS in Brazil, mark some of the issues under discussion today at the 14th International Seminar on Longevity. Protected Marine Reserves can Mitigate Climate Effects http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13882&SEO=protected-marine-reserves-can-mitigate-climate-effects Washington, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) Marine reserves highly protected can help mitigate the effects of climate change, said an international research published today by a specialized magazine. Angola to Keep Committed to Nature Protection http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13869&SEO=angola-to-keep-committed-to-nature-protection Luanda, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) Focused on fighting poaching and protecting biodiversity, Angola will continue committed to nature preservation, Environment Minister Fatima Jardim asserted today. Ministry of Health Declares End of Zika Epidemic in Puerto Rico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13861&SEO=ministry-of-health-declares-end-of-zika-epidemic-in-puerto-rico San Juan, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Health today decreed the end of the Zika epidemic in Puerto Rico, where it caused several deaths and serious economic damages by a campaign that pushed tourists away from the United States. USA- More Than 59.000 Deaths by Drugs in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13859&SEO=usa-more-than-59.000-deaths-by-drugs-in-2016 Washington, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) The crisis for the abuse of and addiction to opioids that affects the United States today left more than 59,000 deaths in 2016,the largest annual jump ever recorded in the United States, according to preliminary data compiled by The New York Times. Germany is Concern of G20 Joint Statement on Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13858&SEO=germany-is-concern-of-g20-joint-statement-on-climate-change Berlin, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) Germany expressed today its concern about the possibility to issue a joint statement regarding climate change, trade and migration flows. Cuba Sets Measures to Face the Drought http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13856&SEO=cuba-sets-measures-to-face-the-drought Havana, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuban authorities established measures today to face up to the current drought and a plan to solve the most pressing problems that are affecting water supply, according to the official newspaper Granma. UN: Israeli Occupation of Palestine Generates Humanitarian Crisis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13855&SEO=un-israeli-occupation-of-palestine-generates-humanitarian-crisis United Nations, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) The Israeli occupation of Palestine is half a century old today, a situation that generates chronic needs, warned UN humanitarian coordinator Robert Piper. Historical Drought in Oaxaca http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13853&SEO=historical-drought-in-oaxaca Mexico, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) The southwestern Mexican state of Oaxaca is experiencing a historical drought in most of its territory, with temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius, near zero precipitation and lack of water for the population and livestock. Putin Orders to Reinforce Russian Civil Defense http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13846&SEO=putin-orders-to-reinforce-russian-civil-defense Moscow, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) After a severe storm hit this capital, killing 16 people, President Vladimir Putin ordered a reinforcement of the Russian civil defense potential at a national conference on the subject. UN Debates How to Protect the Oceans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13844&SEO=un-debates-how-to-protect-the-oceans United Nations, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Conference on Oceans enters into its second day today with association dialogues and speeches from senior officials of the five continents on how to protect marine spaces. Cuba Hosts International Seminar on Longevity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13834&SEO=cuba-hosts-international-seminar-on-longevity Havana, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) Under the motto ''What to do to achieve 120 and more, with an active and satisfactory longevity,'' the 14th International Seminar on Longevity began today at the Conference Center in Havana. Cuba Will Host International Workshop on Inclusive Education http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13824&SEO=cuba-will-host-international-workshop-on-inclusive-education Havana, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will host the First International High School Workshop that will be held in this capital from June 19-23, with the participation of experts from 10 countries, the organizing committee reported today. Conference for Sustainable Development Opens in Camaguey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13815&SEO=conference-for-sustainable-development-opens-in-camaguey Camaguey, Cuba, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) Diverse aspects of global scientific work were debated by 150 international delegates at the 7th International Conference on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development (CYTDES 2017). CARICOM Criticizes US Withdrawal From Paris Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13803&SEO=caricom-criticizes-us-withdrawal-from-paris-agreement Georgetown, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) criticized the decision by the US government to abandon the Paris Agreement on climate change, the Jamaica Observer newspaper reported today. Namibian President Pays Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13802&SEO=namibian-president-pays-tribute-to-fidel-castro Windhoek, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) Namibian President Hage G. Geingob, gave a trbute to Cuban Revolution historical leader Fidel Castro Ruz Monday. UN Demands Political Will to Protect Oceans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13800&SEO=un-demands-political-will-to-protect-oceans United Nations, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) Presidents attending the UN Conference on Oceans, Fuji Prime Minister, Josaia Vorege Bainimarama and Swedish minister Isabella Lovin will call today for political will to protect and ensure sustainable management of the seas. Paramedics Responsible for Child Deaths to be Tried in South Sudan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13797&SEO=paramedics-responsible-for-child-deaths-to-be-tried-in-south-sudan Juba, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) Members of a paramedical team responsible for the death of 15 children vaccinated with contaminated syringes will be tried, official sources announced here today. Storm Destroys 1,000 Refugee Homes in Nigeria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13795&SEO=storm-destroys-1000-refugee-homes-in-nigeria Abuja,Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) Torrential rains and wind destroyed 1,000 makeshift homes in northeast Nigeria over the weekend, aggravating conditions for the thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram violence, the United Nations said. About 100,000 Children Live at Risk in Mosul, UNICEF Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13791&SEO=about-100000-children-live-at-risk-in-mosul-unicef-says United Nations, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) has warned that the 100,000 Iraqi children who remain in the Old City, considered the last stronghold of the Islamic State (EI) in western Mosul, are living under extremely dangerous conditions. 38 Indonesians Allegedly Involved in Philippines Terror Network http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13790&SEO=38-indonesians-allegedly-involved-in-philippines-terror-network Jakarta,Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) As many as 38 Indonesians were allegedly involved in a terror network in Marawi City in Mindanao, the Philippines, Indonesian Police spokesperson, has said. Pope Francis Reminds That the Environment is a Collective Good http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13789&SEO=pope-francis-reminds-that-the-environment-is-a-collective-good Rome, June 5 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francisco called today in a message through his Twitter account, to never forget that the environment is a collective good, the patrimony of all humanity and the responsibility of everyone. Cuban Gov't Prioritizes Guaranteeing The Water Service to the People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13787&SEO=cuban-govt-prioritizes-guaranteeing-the-water-service-to-the-people Havana, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Government prioritizes guaranteeing the water service to the population with a required quality, Granma newspaper reports. China Recognizes Government of Mexican Capital for Its Care To Pandas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13786&SEO=china-recognizes-government-of-mexican-capital-for-its-care-to-pandas Mexico, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) Chinese authorities have acknowledged the government of Mexico City for the care of panda bears, particularly in the Bosque de Chapultepec (Chapultepec Forest) Zoo in this capital, it was reported today. Our Planet Celebrates World Environment Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13785&SEO=our-planet-celebrates-world-environment-day Havana, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) To remember the importance of preserving the environment for human development is the objective of this day, which is celebrated throughout the world with actions aimed to make the international community more sensitive to this matter. Homeless Persons Increase 150 Percent in Rio de Janeiro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13784&SEO=homeless-persons-increase-150-percent-in-rio-de-janeiro Rio de Janeiro, Jun 5, (Prensa Latina) The number of people in the street in this Brazilian city has increased in the last three years by approximately 150 percent, according to estimates released today by the Municipal Secretariat of Social Assistance. More Hurricanes Predicted This Season in the Atlantic Ocean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13783&SEO=more-hurricanes-predicted-this-season-in-the-atlantic-ocean Washington, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) Meteorologists at the NOAA Climate Prediction Center said today that the Atlantic Ocean could face another hurricane season above normal this year. ILO Debates on Global Employment Problems http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13782&SEO=ilo-debates-on-global-employment-problems Geneva, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) Unemployed people worldwide could surpass 201 million in 2017, while the disorderly emigration in search of labor options increases, with this background panorama, an international debate on the subject began today. Cuba's Advise Asked in Chile for a New Medical School http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13771&SEO=cubas-advise-asked-in-chile-for-a-new-medical-school Santiago, Chile, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) The University of Atacama, in northern Chile, has held talks with Cuban ambassador here, Adolfo Curbelo, to discuss the island''s possible collaboration in the opening of a medical school. European Parliament to Discuss Future of Climate Change Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13749&SEO=european-parliament-to-discuss-future-of-climate-change-agreement Brussels, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) The European Parliament will discuss the future of the Paris Agreement on climate change in mid-June following the announcement of the United States withdrawal, reported today the president of the Community institution, Antonio Tajani. Crater on Mars Could Have Been Habitable For 700 Million Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13747&SEO=crater-on-mars-could-have-been-habitable-for-700-million-years Washington,Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) The Curiosity Rover is earning its keep, sending back more and more valuable information about the Red Planet. New Study on Predictions by Australian Experts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13748&SEO=new-study-on-predictions-by-australian-experts 03 de junio de 2017, 11:43Canberra, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) A study is opening new paths for the early detection of serious illnesses, thanks to the analysis of medical images by artificial intelligence, made by the experts working in the University of Adelaide, Australia. Connecting the Dots Between Dreams and Brain Disease http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13745&SEO=connecting-the-dots-between-dreams-and-brain-disease 03 de junio de 2017, 11:27Ottawa, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) Scientists have unveiled a connection between sleep disorders and neurodegenerative conditions like Parkinson''s Disease. Wide Participation in Brazilian Robotics Olympiad http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13744&SEO=wide-participation-in-brazilian-robotics-olympiad 03 de junio de 2017, 11:22Brasilia, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) More than 140 thousand students of primary, secondary, medium and technical schools encouraged the initial phase of the 11th edition of the Brazilian Olympiad of Robotics , today local press media said. Scientists Discover a Sixth Sense On The Tongue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13743&SEO=scientists-discover-a-sixth-sense-on-the-tongue Washington, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) Viewed under a microscope, your tongue is an alien landscape, studded by fringed and bumpy buds that sense five basic tastes: salty, sour, sweet, bitter, and umami. Julian Assange Still Trapped in Legal Labyrinth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13742&SEO=julian-assange-still-trapped-in-legal-labyrinth Havana, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) After seven years of investigation, the Swedish prosecutor''s office withdrew charges of alleged violation against Julian Assange, founder of the Wikileaks website, but he remains trapped in a legal labyrinth that prevents him from leaving the embassy of Ecuador in London. Air Strike by the Coalition Kills More Than 40 in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13740&SEO=air-strike-by-the-coalition-kills-more-than-40-in-syria Damascus, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) More than 40 dead and dozens injured in the Syrian city of Raqqa by an aviation bombing of the international coalition led by the United States, reported the media in Damascus today. Mexico Denounces Children Contamination With Lead http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13739&SEO=mexico-denounces-children-contamination-with-lead Mexico, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 1,500 children working in mining in Vetagrande, Mexican state of Zacatecas, suffer physical and mental damages due to contamination by lead and other heavy metals, denounced today an editorial of La Jornada newspaper. Canada Helps Communities Attract Job Creating Investment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13738&SEO=canada-helps-communities-attract-job-creating-investment Ottawa, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) International trade and investment are vital to Canada''s economic growth and prosperity. More international investments in Canada mean more jobs for Canadian workers, more growth for our economy and a stronger middle class. Death Toll in Mexico From Tropical Storm Beatriz Rises http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13736&SEO=death-toll-in-mexico-from-tropical-storm-beatriz-rises México,Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) Six people were killed as Tropical Storm Beatriz dumped heavy rain on southwestern Mexico, causing landslides that destroyed homes, damaged roads and uprooted trees, emergency officials said today. PH, Malaysia, Indonesia to Start Joint Patrols Off Mindanao http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13734&SEO=ph-malaysia-indonesia-to-start-joint-patrols-off-mindanao Singapur, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia will launch joint patrols in waters off the Mindanao region this month to counter threats from Islamic State group militants, Malaysia''s defense minister said today. Lebanon Security Forces Arrest ISIS Tunnel Digger http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13733&SEO=lebanon-security-forces-arrest-isis-tunnel-digger Beirut,Jun 3 (Prensa Latina)Lebanon Security forces arrested in south Lebanon a Syrian on charges of digging tunnels at the behest of Daesh (ISIS), state media reported today. Air, Water Quality Continue to Improve in Beijing http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13732&SEO=air-water-quality-continue-to-improve-in-beijing 03 de junio de 2017, 09:48Beijing, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) Air pollutant density was lowered in Beijing while its surface water environment also improved in 2016, according to a report released by Beijing Municipal Environment Protection Bureau today. ISIS Claims Responsibility for Philippines Casino Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13730&SEO=isis-claims-responsibility-for-philippines-casino-attack Manila, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) Philippine police say the attacker was a tall, English-speaking white man with a moustache. They say he carried an assault rifle, and that he used gasoline to start a casino fire that caused clouds of smoke that left at least 36 people dead Friday morning in a sprawling entertainment complex in Manila. Chinese Vice Premier Stresses Implementation of Sci-tech Program http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13728&SEO=chinese-vice-premier-stresses-implementation-of-sci-tech-program 03 de junio de 2017, 08:59Beijing, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina ) Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong today stressed the need for implementation of major science and technology programs to improve the country''s innovation capability. Paraguay Might Approve Marijuana for Medical Use http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13725&SEO=paraguay-might-approve-marijuana-for-medical-use Asuncion, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) Most of the Chamber of Deputies of Paraguay is quite positive for the approval of decriminalizing marijuana (Cannabis Sativa) for medical use, local officials reported. French Astronaut Returns after Six Months in Intl. Station http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13719&SEO=french-astronaut-returns-after-six-months-in-intl.-station 02 de junio de 2017, 15:34Paris, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) French astronaut Thomas Pesquet returned to Earth Friday after he spent 6 months in the International Space Station (ISS) in a high-risk flight that was widely followed by local communication media. June 2 Deadline to Free Marawi of Terrorists Can't Be Met,Says Army http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13713&SEO=june-2-deadline-to-free-marawi-of-terrorists-cant-be-metsays-army Manila, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) ''Today was supposed to be the date when the government should have declared victory over the terrorists in conflict-stricken Marawi City. El Salvador FM Meets Intense Agenda of Work in France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13711&SEO=el-salvador-fm-meets-intense-agenda-of-work-in-france Paris, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) El Salvador''s foreign minister, Hugo Martínez, is meeting in France an intense agenda focused on bilateral and regional relations, in a visit that ends today with the signing of an agreement in the education sector. Sana Health Aims to Stop Insomnia With Smart Goggles http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13709&SEO=sana-health-aims-to-stop-insomnia-with-smart-goggles London Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) The Sana Sleep ''smart goggles,'' will be available to the too-tired public starting in the second quarter of 2018, according to Sana Health company. WikiLeaks Embarrasses the CIA Again http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13708&SEO=wikileaks-embarrasses-the-cia-again London, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) The Wikileaks website, founded by Julian Assange, has published more data on a covert cyberspace program from the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), which has had an impact on the Internet today. South Africa Regrets Withdrawal from Paris Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13707&SEO=south-africa-regrets-withdrawal-from-paris-agreement Pretoria, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) South Africa profoundly regrets President Donald Trump''s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, a multilateral accord designed to keep the global temperature increase to well below two degrees Celsius. Greece Clears Out Elliniko Refugee Camp http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13706&SEO=greece-clears-out-elliniko-refugee-camp Athens,Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) Greek authorities move to relocate hundreds of refugee in a camp outside the Greek capital as the evacuation operation gets under way. Children Behave Worse When Parents are Distracted by Smartphones http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13700&SEO=children-behave-worse-when-parents-are-distracted-by-smartphones Washington,Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) Children behave worse when parents spend too much time on their smartphones or tablets, research suggests. United Kingdom Disappointed with Trump Decision on Climate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13698&SEO=united-kingdom-disappointed-with-trump-decision-on-climate London, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) The British Prime Minister, Theresa May told US President Donald Trump her disappointment for the withdrawal of that country from the Paris Accord on Climate Change, reported today a government spokesperson. Trump's Decision on Climate Strongly Criticized in France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13694&SEO=trumps-decision-on-climate-strongly-criticized-in-france Paris, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) French government authorities and politicians from different trends strongly criticized the decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to withdraw his country from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. European Union Rules Out Renegotiating Paris Agreement with U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13691&SEO=european-union-rules-out-renegotiating-paris-agreement-with-u.s. Brussels, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) The president of the European Union (EU), Jean-Claude Juncker, on Friday ruled out the renegotiation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, after the withdrawal of the United States. Chile Calls CELAC's Meeting at UN on US Climate Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13690&SEO=chile-calls-celacs-meeting-at-un-on-us-climate-policy By Fausto Triana China Stresses its Determination to Implement Paris Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13689&SEO=china-stresses-its-determination-to-implement-paris-agreement Beijing, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese Foreign Ministry has emphasized that it will continue implementing the Paris Agreement and will participate positively in the multilateral process of global climate governance, the official press reports today. States and Cities Challenge Trump on Climate Change Issue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13688&SEO=states-and-cities-challenge-trump-on-climate-change-issue Washington, June 2 (Prensa Latina) In addition to criticism received internationally for his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Accord, President Donald Trump faces today strong opposition from US cities and territories. German Politicians Reject Trump Decision over Paris Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13686&SEO=german-politicians-reject-trump-decision-over-paris-agreement Berlin, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of German political parties today rejected the decision of the President of the United States, Donald Trump, to withdraw his country from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Cuba, IAEA Sign Technical Cooperation Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13685&SEO=cuba-iaea-sign-technical-cooperation-agreement Vienna, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have signed today a technical cooperation agreement for the coming years with priorities in specific areas of greatest benefit to the island. Costa Rica Showed in Cuba Experience in Renewable Energy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13682&SEO=costa-rica-showed-in-cuba-experience-in-renewable-energy San Jose, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) Jose Antonio Aragon, member of Costa Rica''s Board of Directors on Planning and Power Development of Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE), presented in Cuba how his country is fostering the use of renewable energy. Air Pollution Kills More than 7,000 Canadians Each Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13681&SEO=air-pollution-kills-more-than-7000-canadians-each-year Ottawa, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) Some 7,700 Canadians die prematurely each year, due to diseases associated to air pollution, a research study has alerted. Michelle Bachelet Steps up Chile's Pledge to Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13678&SEO=michelle-bachelet-steps-up-chiles-pledge-to-climate-change Santiago, Chile, June 1 (Prensa Latina) Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has stepped up today her nation''s pledges to Paris Climate Change Agreements, stressing that this is a top priority for the future of the world. Quake Reports in Barbados for the Second Time this Month http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13670&SEO=quake-reports-in-barbados-for-the-second-time-this-month Bridgetown, June 1 (Prensa Latina) A 4.1 magnitude earth tremor shook today the coast of Barbados, the second in less than a month, the local media reported. Atlantic and Caribbean Hurricane Season Starts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13662&SEO=atlantic-and-caribbean-hurricane-season-starts Havana, June 1 (Prensa Latina) Today marks the first day of the Atlantic and Caribbean hurricane season, which will run until November 30. 10 Pharaonic Tombs Discovered in Southern Egypt http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13658&SEO=10-pharaonic-tombs-discovered-in-southern-egypt Cairo,Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) The Egyptian ministry of antiquities announced today that 10 tombs from the Pharaonic era had been discovered by a team of archaeologists in the southern governorate of Aswan. Tropical Depression Two -E Takes Aim at Oaxaca, Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13657&SEO=tropical-depression-two-e-takes-aim-at-oaxaca-mexico México,Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) The state of Tabasco,Mexico is recovering today from intense and rains that have bring floods and heavy damages, according to local media. Big Business Wants Trump to Stick With Paris Climate Accord http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13656&SEO=big-business-wants-trump-to-stick-with-paris-climate-accord Washington, Jan 1 (Prensa Latina) The heat is on: President Donald Trump says he will decide soon whether to stick with the landmark Paris climate accord. 1,214 Uruguayans Remain Displaced by Heavy Floods http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13655&SEO=1214-uruguayans-remain-displaced-by-heavy-floods Montevideo, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) The number of displaced people in Uruguay due to flooding amounted to 1,214 and is concentrated in the departments of Salto, Paysandú, Artigas and Cerro Largo, reported today the National Emergency System (Sinae). Cuban Legislators Support Documents Analyzed in Plenary Session http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13646&SEO=cuban-legislators-support-documents-analyzed-in-plenary-session Havana, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuban legislators have supported the documents analyzed in the context of the Special Session of the National People''s Power Assembly, in plenary session today in the presence of President Raul Castro. Philippines Confirms Foreigners Death in Armed Clashes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13645&SEO=philippines-confirms-foreigners-death-in-armed-clashes Manila, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) Philippine authorities confirmed today that eight foreign fighters are among the Islamist militants killed by security forces in the southern city of Marawi, south of the country. Renewable Energies, Cuba and the Caribbean Main Objective http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13643&SEO=renewable-energies-cuba-and-the-caribbean-main-objective Havana, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) The Ninth International Conference on Renewable Energy, Energy Saving and Energy Education, CIER 2017, continues today its work with an agenda in which Cuba and the Caribbean are the main objective. UNESCO Highlights Revolutionary Work of Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13641&SEO=unesco-highlights-revolutionary-work-of-fidel-castro Paris, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) Spanish intellectual Ignacio Ramonet has highlighted today at UNESCO the broad revolutionary work of Fidel Castro, who boosted deep transformations in Cuba and also in countries of other continents. Controversial Bilderberg Club Holds Annual Meeting in U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13639&SEO=controversial-bilderberg-club-holds-annual-meeting-in-u.s. Washington, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) The controversial Bilderberg Club, made up of members of the world political and economic elite, is opening a four-day meeting in the U.S. state of Virginia on Thursday to discuss issues like the Donald Trump Administration. Shark Marked in Chile Appears in New Zealand http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13638&SEO=shark-marked-in-chile-appears-in-new-zealand Santiago de Chile, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) The blue shark, of oceanic and migratory customs, honored its characteristics and a specimen marked in Chile on March 23, 2016 appeared in New Zealand on May 12, 2017. Island States Demand UN Commitment to Protect Oceans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13637&SEO=island-states-demand-un-commitment-to-protect-oceans By Waldo Mendiluza Smoking Affects 22% of People over 15 Years Old in Uruguay http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13630&SEO=smoking-affects-22-of-people-over-15-years-old-in-uruguay Montevideo, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) In Uruguay 22 percent of the population over 15 years old suffers from smoking, although there is a slow downward trend. Role of Renewable Energy in Economic Development Highlighted in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13620&SEO=role-of-renewable-energy-in-economic-development-highlighted-in-cuba Havana, May 31 (Prensa Latina) The role of renewable energy in the economic and sustainable development of Cuba was highlighted by participants in a world conference on this field, opened today and attended by some 200 delegates from more than 20 countries. AOSIS Concerned about Eventual US Exit of Climate Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13617&SEO=aosis-concerned-about-eventual-us-exit-of-climate-agreement United Nations, May 31 (PL) The Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) expressed today concern about the eventual exit of the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement. Cuba: Camaguey Increases Medical Investigations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13608&SEO=cuba-camaguey-increases-medical-investigations Camaguey, Cuba, May 31 (Prensa Latina) A dozen of researchs projects outstand in the agenda of the Center for Immunology and Biological Products at the Carlos Juan Finlay Medical Sciences University in this Cuban city, located at the central eastern part of the island. Heat Island Effect Could Double Climate Change Costs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13604&SEO=heat-island-effect-could-double-climate-change-costs Oslo,May 31 (Prensa Latina) Overheated cities face climate change costs at least twice as big as the rest of the world because of the ''urban heat island'' effect, new research shows. Nigeria,Niger: Fighting the Worst Meningitis C Outbreak Since 2008 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13603&SEO=nigerianiger-fighting-the-worst-meningitis-c-outbreak-since-2008 Gineva,May 31 (Prensa Latina) The Meningitis C outbreak in Nigeria and Niger since the end of 2016 has infested 17 thousand persons and kileed 1,300 according to Doctors Without borders. UNICEF Urges Governments to Close Data Gaps on Vulnerable Children http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13601&SEO=unicef-urges-governments-to-close-data-gaps-on-vulnerable-children United Nations,May 31 (Prensa Latina) At least 2,7 million children live in foster houses accordind to UNICEF. Papua New Guinea Expedition Finds Largest Trees at Extreme Altitude http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13599&SEO=papua-new-guinea-expedition-finds-largest-trees-at-extreme-altitude Sydney,May 31 (Prensa Latina) The first field campaign surveying Papua New Guinea''s lush primary forests from the coast to clouds has revealed the high mountain tops may house the largest trees recorded globally at such extreme altitudes. World Final of Programming Competition in US, an Ovation for Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13597&SEO=world-final-of-programming-competition-in-us-an-ovation-for-cuba Washington, May 31 (Prensa Latina) An ovation filled the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in the American town of Rapid City when the Cuban team of the University of Havana (UH) was Latin American champion in an international university competition of programming. Kabul Blast: 80 Killed, 300 Wounded in Explosion in Embassy District http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13594&SEO=kabul-blast-80-killed-300-wounded-in-explosion-in-embassy-district Berlín, May 31 (Prensa Latina)German Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed that 2 embassy workers were injured. Iran to Operate Arak Nuclear Reactor in Three or Four Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13592&SEO=iran-to-operate-arak-nuclear-reactor-in-three-or-four-years Tehran, May 31 (Prensa Latina) The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) affirmed today that the redesign of the Arak nuclear reactor is in line with the planned schedule so that it could be operational at the latest within four years. Rare Faceless Fish Discovered in Deep Sea off Australia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13590&SEO=rare-faceless-fish-discovered-in-deep-sea-off-australia Canberra, May 31 (Prensa Latina) A team of scientists found a mysterious faceless fish during an exploration in deep Australian waters, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) reported today. Cholera Victims Reach 532 in Yemen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13589&SEO=cholera-victims-reach-532-in-yemen Sanaa, May 31 (Prensa Latina) The death toll of the cholera epidemic in Yemen rose to 532 today. Trump to Withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13588&SEO=trump-to-withdraw-the-us-from-the-paris-agreement Washington, May 31 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump has decided to withdraw his nation from the Paris Agreement and works with the director of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, to take that step, local media reported today. Cuba Hosts Global Renewable Energy Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13577&SEO=cuba-hosts-global-renewable-energy-forum Havana, May 31 (Prensa Latina) Experts from some 20 countries are participating here from today to June 2nd at the Ninth International Conference on Renewable Energy, Energy Saving and Energy Education, CIER 2017, in which the main progress in the field will be present. Cuba Expects High Foreign Participation in Energy Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13569&SEO=cuba-expects-high-foreign-participation-in-energy-forum Havana, May 31 (Prensa Latina) About 200 delegates from some 20 countries will participate in the Ninth International Conference on Renewable Energy, Energy Saving and Energy Education, CIER 2017, that opened here today, a source of the event stated. IAEA Director General Welcomes Cuban Minister http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13565&SEO=iaea-director-general-welcomes-cuban-minister Vienna, May 30 (Prensa Latina) Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), welcomed today Elba Rosa Perez Montoya, Cuban Minister of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA), at the United Nations headquarters here. Mummy DNA Unravels Ancient Egyptians' Ancestry http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13546&SEO=mummy-dna-unravels-ancient-egyptians-ancestry Berlín, May 30 (Prensa Latina) Scientists have captured sweeping genomic information from Egyptian mummies. It reveals that mummies were closely related to ancient Middle Easterners, hinting that northern Africans might have different genetic roots from people south of the Sahara desert according to a study, published in Nature Communications. Mental Illnesses Increase in Canadian Universities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13545&SEO=mental-illnesses-increase-in-canadian-universities Ottawa, May 30 (Prensa Latina) Canadian universities face an increase in the mental illness of their students and an explosion of requests for help from students with depression and suicidal tendencies, revealed a report released today. Ancient Rice Strain Back On in China After 10 000 Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13544&SEO=ancient-rice-strain-back-on-in-china-after-10-000-years Washington, May 30 (Prensa Latina) Rice was cultivated for the first time in China nearly 10,000 years ago, according to a study published by specialized magazine Proceedings, from the US Academy of Sciences. FAO: Increase Food Production without Damaging the Environment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13543&SEO=fao-increase-food-production-without-damaging-the-environment Brussels,May 30 (Prensa Latina) ''To achieve sustainable development we must transform current agriculture and food systems, including by supporting smallholders and family farmers, reducing pesticide and chemical use, and improving land conservation practices'', FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today addressing European lawmakers. Drug Cartels Fight for Control of Reynosa,Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13542&SEO=drug-cartels-fight-for-control-of-reynosamexico Mexico, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican city of Reynosa in the border with the US is becoming now a battle field by organized crime members, with at leats 36 homicides last month. THAAD Launchers Brought in S. Korea without Notifying New President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13541&SEO=thaad-launchers-brought-in-s.-korea-without-notifying-new-president Seoul, May 30 (Prensa Latina) President of the Republic of Korea, Moon Jae-in, has ordered the investigation of the secret entry and deployment in the country of four new launchers of the THAAD anti-missile defense system, Yonhap news agency reported. Soil Microbes Could Accelerate Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13540&SEO=soil-microbes-could-accelerate-climate-change Washington, May 30 (Prensa Latina) Scientists have known that microbes living in the ground can play a major role in producing atmospheric carbon that can accelerate climate change. DPRK Rejects Joint Statement Issued at G-7 Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13538&SEO=dprk-rejects-joint-statement-issued-at-g-7-summit Pyongyang, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) rejected today the joint statement issued at the G-7 Summit, which it considers to distort the self-defense objective implicit in the country''s nuclear development. Power Plant that Registered US Worst Nuclear Accident to Close http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13537&SEO=power-plant-that-registered-us-worst-nuclear-accident-to-close Washington, May 30 (Prensa Latina) North America's leading competitive energy provider Exelon Corporation announced today that it will close the Three Mile Island atomic power plant in 2019, the site of the worst commercial nuclear accident in US history. Colombian Govt. Resumes Dialogue with Teachers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13534&SEO=colombian-govt.-resumes-dialogue-with-teachers Bogota, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian government and the National Federation of Educators (FECODE) resumed the talks on Tuesday to end the strike of teachers that started 20 days ago in public schools nationwide. WHO: Tobacco Causes More Than Seven Million Deaths Every Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13531&SEO=who-tobacco-causes-more-than-seven-million-deaths-every-year Geneva, May 30 (Prensa Latina) Smoking causes more than seven million deaths annually, as well as significant economic and environmental losses in all countries of the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned today. More than 40 Countries to Brazil Investment Forum 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13516&SEO=more-than-40-countries-to-brazil-investment-forum-2017 Brasilia, May 30 (Prensa Latina) Representatives from more than 40 countries and 22 economic sectors confirmed their participation in the Brazil Investment Forum 2017 (FIB), which opens its doors today in the populous city of Sao Paulo. Alert on Bank Risks Associated with New Technologies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13513&SEO=alert-on-bank-risks-associated-with-new-technologies Brussels, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The use of information and communication technologies in financial services requires effective regulations to prevent major threats, including cyber attacks, a senior European banking executive stated today. 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 Washington, 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.