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Nairobi, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) The number of Ethiopian refugees who crossed the border into Kenya has risen to 10,557 since last March 11, the Kenyan Red Cross said today.

La Paz, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) Acting President Alvaro Garcia Linera said today that Bolivia is dealing with ''a decisive issue in its history'', the maritime lawsuit at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague.

Roseau, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) Trinidad and Tobago woke up today with Paula-Mae Weekes as the first woman president of that Caribbean nation.

Santo Domingo, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) More than 300 thousand Dominicans do not have birth certificate ,phenomenon which affects the citizens´ basic rights , the experts assured.

Mexico, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) Mexico is on alert for the measles epidemic in Italy today, stated Dr. Malaquías López, an epidemiologist at the Faculty of Medicine of the Mexico National Autonomous University (UNAM).

United Nations, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) The healthcare system for the Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip is on the verge of collapse, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights, Michael Lynk, said today.

Manila, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) A new bill promises to change in the Philippines, perhaps in the near future, the deep-rooted tradition of perpetuating marriage, according to local press reports.

Hanoi, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) The United States' determination to impose high taxes on frozen Panga fish fillets from Vietnam generates growing discontent among producers, exporters and this country's government.

Brasilia, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) On his second day touring southern Brazil, former President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva today will visit the Federal University of Santa Maria, where he will meet with rectors and directors.

Havana, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) Nearly to celebrate 25 years of founding, the Center of Molecular Immunology has today 21 new projects, including monoclonal antibodies and anti-cancer vaccines.

By Antonio Rondón García

Moscow, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) The more they attack, the more we unite, said the president of the Russian Central Electoral Commission (CEC), Ella Panfilova, before the presidential elections, and Vladimir Putin''s overwhelming victory seems to prove her right.