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Mexico, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) Families who lost their homes due to the September 19 earthquake will stage a protest today in Mexico City (CDMX) against what they consider to be the authorities'' abandonment, six months after that devastating quake.

Damascus, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian pocket of Afrin , at Alepo province, 360 miles north of the capital was bombed by the Turkish troops claiming the lives of more than 280 civilians, social organizations indicated today.

Bogota, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) More than 800 experts from 115 countries are meeting in Medellin, capital of the Colombian department of Antioquia, in a world summit focused on examining the current state of biodiversity on the planet.

Havana, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) Programmers, software developers and other specialists in the world of information and communications technologies (ICT) encourage as of today the Convention and International Fair of that discipline, expected every two years for its products and services.

Antananarivo, Mar 18 (Prensa Latina) Tropical cyclone Eliakim killed at least seven people, authorities in Madagascar said today.

La Paz, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Health Collaborators' Clinic in Bolivia held today its 10th Scientific Conference, at which 36 papers were presented by experts on the main pathologies treated last year.

Beirut, (Prensa Latina) Lebanese Muna Fadlallah set up a sextuplet delivery record, 3 males and 3 females, in a hospitalof this capital, where she is receiving popular and state back up to keep them alive, local media reported today.

Pretoria, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) Ministers of Health of the countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) agreed on measures to coordinate, prevent, detect and respond to the listeria outbreak that already has claimed 180 lives in South Africa, reported today. .

United Nations, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban director Lizette Vila brought today to the UN headquarters in New York the experiences she has lived through with her audiovisual presentation ''Palomas'', which defends a culture of peace, equality and diversity.

Yaguajay, Cuba, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the European Union are working to ensure the recovery capacity of the affected populations and compensate for the damages caused by Hurricane Irma on the island, Virginie Andre, an official of that agency, said.

Muscat, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) Two robots will guide travelers at the international airport Muscat, the opening of which is scheduled for next Tuesday, said local media.