Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina PAHO calls for addressing climate change through enduring solutions Washington, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Climate change is a real and long-term threat that must be addressed through enduring solutions, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) reported Wednesday. Covid-19 infections, deaths dropping across the Americas Washington, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 44% of people in Latin America and the Caribbean have completed their Covid-19 immunizations, thanks largely to donations, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Assistant Director Jarbas Barbosa said Wednesday. Cuba receives donation from Japan, UNICEF to fight Covid-19 Havana, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's national health system will benefit from a nearly $3 million project to strengthen health capacity to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic. Facebook is still on tenterhooks for uncovered Papers Havana, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Facebook is still in problems for uncovered Papers as it awaits new accusations against the company by former employees and other entities that aim at sanctioning it. Cuba with a network of researchers to face global challenges Havana, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) The new version of the Cuban Network of Researchers on International Relations (REDINT), launched again online today, will allow disclosing scientific knowledge on the main global problems, their possible solutions and strengthening alliances among centers. Ending Covid-19 is an urgent priority Geneva, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) One of the most pressing global priorities is to put an end to Covid-19, according to a new book by the Global Governance Project supported by the World Health Organization (WHO). Cuba's Abdala vaccine candidate hits 40 million doses Havana, Oct 27 (Latin Press) Cuba has been able to produce 40 million Abdala vaccine doses, a figure described as a milestone for the Cuban science, the CIGB reported Wednesday. Russia urges to promote cooperation with Asia-Pacific region Moscow, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin urged on Wednesday to promote exchange in the Asia-Pacific region and stressed that trade between his country and the area increased by one-third between January and August 2021. Cuba reported 912 new cases of Covid-19 and nine deaths Havana, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba today reported 912 new infections with the SARS-Cov-2 virus that causes Covid-19 and nine deaths in the last 24 hours due to complications from this disease. Cubans plant trees ahead of UN meeting on climate change Havana, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's National Botanical Garden hosted today the planting of 26 trees as a symbol of commitment to a healthy and sustainable future, ahead of the upcoming United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP26). Millions of people in Afghanistan on the brink of famine Kabul, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Afghanistan is on the brink of one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world, United Nations agencies have warned, while more than half of the population faces an acute food shortage. The Netherlands sends medical supply donation to Cuba Havana, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The Netherlands has sent a medical supply donation to Cuba in order to support the fight against Covid-19. WHO calls on G20 to redeploy the economy for health-for-all goals Geneva, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Experts on Tuesday called on a radical economic reorientation in the interests of health for all, prior to the G20 Summit to be held on October 30, in Rome, Italy. Cuba rejects at UN consumerist patterns that pollute the planet United Nations, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel assured today at the United Nations that the prevailing capitalist patterns in the world are causing the current climate crisis and endangering the survival of the planet. Argentina to apply booster against Covid-19 and vaccinate tourists Buenos Aires, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Argentina confirmed today to apply a third booster dose of the Sinopharm vaccine against Covid-19 for people over 50 years old and immunosuppressed persons, while tourists entering the country will also be able to be vaccinated. Suspension of Bolsonaro's social networks accounts ordered in Brazil Brasilia, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The parliamentary commission (CPI) investigating the government's anti-Covid-19 management asked today the Supreme Court and the Prosecutor's Office to suspend the accounts of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. More than 25.3 million anti-Covid-19 doses administered in Cuba Havana, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) A total of 25 million 357 thousand 844 doses of immunizers against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, that causes Covid-19, were administered in Cuba, the Health Ministry reported today. South Korea pledges more cooperation with ASEAN to distribute vaccine 26 de octubre de 2021, 14:24Seoul, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) South Korea will provide five million dollars to a regional fund to help Southeast Asian countries increase their immunization rates, President Moon Jae-in announced on Tuesday. Cuba: 95 percent of children receive first Covid-19 vaccine dose Havana, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The head of the vaccination program at the Health Ministry, Lena Lopez, reported on Tuesday that 1,808,312 Cuban children, accounting for 95 percent, have received the first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. Immunization against Covid in Japan reaches 70 percent of population Tokyo, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) After a slow beginning, over 70 percent of the Japanese population has been completely vaccinated against Covid-19, the government reported on Tuesday.