Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina BRICS Agriculture Ministers Favor Reducing Climate Change Impact Pretoria, Jun 24 (Prensa Latina) The ministers of Agriculture and Agrarian Development of BRICS, made up of the world''s five major emerging economies, met in the South African province of Mpumalanga to debate issues related to the reduction of climate change impact, it was reported today. China, ASEAN Review Implementation of Code of Conduct in South China Beijing, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) China announced today a meeting with members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on June 27 to review the implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of the Parties in the South China Sea. Pan-Caribbean Alliance for Increasing HIV Prevention and Care Georgetown, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) The Pan-Caribbean Alliance against HIV/AIDS announced that it will call for a regional forum in Trinidad and Tobago, with the aim of creating an entity for migrants and mobile populations to learn about HIV. Turkey to Build the World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Ankara, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Turkey''s Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources opened the bidding deadline to build what will be the largest offshore wind power farm in the world and the first in the country of this type. Meteorite Discovery Reinforces Belief That Water Exists in Moon Tokyo, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) A team of Japanese scientists led by Masahiro Kayama of Tohoku University''s Frontier Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Sciences, has discovered a mineral known as moganite in a lunar meteorite found in a hot desert in northwest Africa. China's Cosmic Ray Observatory to Start in 2019 Beijing, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) An observatory for detecting cosmic rays in southwest China''s Sichuan Province will be semi-functional next year, scientists said today. FAO and UNHCR Publish Manual to Save Forests Rome, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) published a manual today to help save the forests in areas affected by human displacements. UNHCR: Record 69 Million People Forcibly Displaced in 2017 Geneva, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) A record number of people were forcibly displaced last year as a result of persecution, conflict or generalized violence, the United Nations Refugee Agency said in a report today. Scientists Hunt for Nessie's DNA in Famous Scottish Loch Wellington, UK, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) Myths and legends of giant monsters lurking in the murky water of Loch Ness date back more than 15 centuries. WHO Classifies Video Gaming Addiction as Mental Disorder Geneva, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) The fact of spending too much time playing videogames qualifies as a mental health problem, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced today. France Les R├ępublicains Party Announces Dismissal of Vice President Paris, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) The French right-wing Republican Party (LR) announced today the dismissal of its vice-president, Virginie Calmels, a fact considered a sign of the crisis within the company. Ecuadorian Experts to Monitor La Cumbre Volcano Quito, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) The Geophysical Institute of Ecuador is monitoring today the activity of the volcano La Cumbre, located in the Galapagos Islands, which began an eruptive phase, according to park rangers. Tropical Storm Carlotta Nears Mexican Coast by Acapulco Mexico, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) Tropical storm Carlotta continues today on the coast of Guerrero, in the Mexican Pacific, the National Weather Service (SMN) reported. UN Secretary-General Alarmed by Antarctic Ice Losses United Nations, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) While ice losses from Antarctica are increasing today, the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, was alarmed by this phenomenon that has severe consequences for the health of the entire planet. FAO Calls for Risk Reduction to Increase Resilience against Drought Rome, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today called for a more proactive approach based on the principles of risk reduction to increase resilience against drought. Cape Verde Faces Worst Drought in 40 Years Praia, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) Cape Verde faces its worst drought since 1977, Agriculture Minister Gilberto Silva said today. Wild Fires Affect Several U.S. States Washington, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Hurricane winds and extreme drought are fuelling the forest fires which are burning today in seven U.S. states, including Nevada, Utah, Wyoming and Colorado, where more than 3,000 homes have been evacuated. Liberia Launches Program to Fight Deforestation Monrovia, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) The Liberian Ministry of Agriculture recently launched a program to eliminate deforestation of commodity supply chains, the news portal reports. Air Quality Index at Severe Level in New Delhi New Delhi, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) New Delhi air quality remained today beyond the severe level for the third consecutive day, while authorities warned that dusty conditions will prevail for three to four more days. UN Alerts on Discrimination to People with Albinism United Nations, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) UN General Secretary Antonio Guterres alerted Wednesday on the discrimination and social exclusion to those who suffer albinism, especially, women and children.