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Ciencia

La Paz, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The use of ethanol as a fuel to replace the import of gasoline centers the debate of the International Ethanol Forum ''Bolivia Seeding Energy'' that today takes place in the department of Santa Cruz.


Berlin, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) A genetic study published today in the journal Scientific Reports demonstrated the permanence of the original population in Chachapoyas, a town in the north of Peru that was supposedly displaced by the Inca Empire.


Accra, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Ghanaian authorities showed themselves worried about the outbreak of meningitis and H1N1 in the Eastern side of this country and western Africa that have so far killed nine people.


United Nations, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The life of more than 400.000 children under the age of five in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is threaten as they are expected to suffer from severe acute malnutrition (SAM), the UN Children''s Fund (UNICEF) warned today.


Pretoria, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of homeless people, 50 injured and 300 damaged houses, is the result of a tornado that hit the town of Midvaal, in the South African province of Gauteng.


Buenos Aires, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) While the intense search without news of the submarine ARA San Juan continues, La Capital newspaper, in the city of Mar del Plata, has released today the last photo taken by its crew members on August 1.


Guatemala, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The election of the secretary and undersecretary of the National Council of Attention to the Migrant (Conamigua) appears today between the priorities scheduled in an extraordinary session of the Congress, although the majority of the candidates shows an inadequate profile.


Paris, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Secretary General António Guterres called on the rich countries in Paris today to comply with their financial commitments to supporting the developing nations to deal with climate change.


Vienna, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) At least one person died today and around 20 were injured due to an explosion at a gas plant in Baumgarten, Austria, which belongs to the OMV oil consortium, one of the largest processors and suppliers in Europe.


Djakarta, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Health authorities in Indonesia started today a vaccination campaign of minors against diptheria, illness spread over 25 Indonesian provinces with a balance of 38 dead until now.


Maputo, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The Mozambican Attorney General''s Office (PGR), announced the creation of a national plan to fight trafficking of persons in the country, media reports said today.