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United Nations, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Two months after Hurricanes Irma and Maria hit the Caribbean, about 350,000 children still need humanitarian assistance in the region, Unicef reported.

By Martha Cabrales Arias

Santiago de Cuba, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The Policosanol or PPG master plan is underway to revitalize this natural medicine of Cuba, which has a remarkable therapeutic efficacy, 20 years after the beginning of its generalization.

Santiago de Cuba, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The good news of the end of the drought, the one that tormented them in recent years, today reaches the people of Santiago with pleasant temperatures in a land also punished the burning sun and the consequent suffocation.

Athens, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) More than a dozen non-governmental organizations (NGOs) denounced today the serious situation of refugees in Greece due to the long wait to access a safe place.

Washington, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The Arctic is running a fever. The magnitude and pace of the recent Arctic sea-ice decline and ocean warming is ''unprecedented'' in at least the past 1,500 years and likely much longer, according to a federal report released Tuesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,NOAA.

Madrid, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Spanish authorities confiscated 520 kilograms of cocaine hidden in the container of a ship from the United States, according to official sources.

Buenos Aires, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) A group of relatives of the 44 crew members traveling on the submarine ARA San Juan, which will be almost a month disappeared, will meet today with several Argentine deputies in search of creating a commission to investigate the case.

Juba, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) UN agencies and non-governmental organizations in South Sudan, called today for the collection of 1.72 billion dollars to assist people in need in this country.

Washington, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Small earthquakes at fracking sites may be early indicators of bigger tremors to come, say Univeristy of Stanford scientists.

La Paz, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales highlighted the importance of the agreement with the University of Graz to train railway professionals in Austria, with a view to the materialization of the bioceanic train project.

Jakarta, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) representative in Indonesia announced today that it will donate 117,000 dollars to help those affected by the intense activity of the Agung volcano on the island of Bali.