Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Turin grants honorary citizenship to head of Cuban medical brigade (+ Photos) Rome, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) The Municipal Council of Turin granted the honorary citizenship of that city in the region of Piedmont to Dr. Julio Guerra, head of the Cuban medical brigade that helped fight Covid-19 there. Bolsonaro is denounced at UN for negligence towards indigenous peoples Brasilia, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian Senator Fabiano Contarato reportedly denounced far-right President Jair Bolsonaro at the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights for his negligence in protecting indigenous peoples. Caricom highlights success of regional approach against Covid-19 Georgetown, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Community (Caricom) considered today that the success of its member countries in the fight against Covid-19 is the result of the regional approach deployed by that group. Hong Kong expands social distancing due to new Covid-19 outbreak Beijing, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Hong Kong (south of China) is reinforcing the social distancing on Tuesday in order to curb effectively the third Covid-19 outbreak, which is more intense than the first one, as it has infected hundreds of people in a few days. Cuban president calls to enjoy summer with precaution Havana, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel called on Monday to take measures to allow people to enjoy the summer while keeping the necessary physical distancing to prevent the transmission of Covid-19. Russia eliminates quarantine of Covid-19 for travelers from abroad Moscow, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Russia eliminated the two mandatory weeks of isolation for those who arrive in the country. Cuban president reaffirms pride in health collaborators Havana, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel reaffirmed on Tuesday this nation's pride for Cuban health collaborators who fought the Covid-19 pandemic in other countries. Indigenous people, greatest Amazon wealth, Peru's cardinal says Lima, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Peru's Cardinal Pedro Barreto stated that the indigenous peoples are the most important thing in the Amazon region, because they have preserved it with their ancestral wisdom. Heavy rains in India affect over two million people New Delhi, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) More than 2,400,000 people have been affected by floods in 27 districts of the Assam state, according to the territory's Disaster Management Authority. Covid-19 cases in Mexico rise to 304,435 Mexico, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) The total number of Covid-19 cases in Mexico rose to 304,435 after reporting 4,685 on a day, informed the director of Epidemiology during the evening press briefing at the National Palace about the development of the pandemic. Ghana, about 100 parliamentarians with Covid-19 Accra, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The regional president of the New Ashanti Patriotic Party, Bernard Antwi Boasiako, reported on Monday that nearly 50 parliamentarians from the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) and from the ranks of his own organization contracted the Covid-19. German Government is concerned about excesses of tourism Berlin, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) German authorities have expressed concern about the excesses committed during summer vacations in Europe, as they might cause another Covid-19 outbreak. Over 30 neighborhoods in Mexico City on 'red' alert for Covid-19 13 de julio de 2020, 13:56Mexico, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Mexico City's government announced on Monday that it will put 34 colonies (neighborhoods) in red alert (maximum contagion alert) for having the highest number of active cases of Covid-19 in the capital. China negotiates third Covid-19 vaccine test with four countries 13 de julio de 2020, 13:52Beijing, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Chinese company CanSino Biologics is today in negotiations with Russia, Brazil, Chile and Saudi Arabia to carry out the third phase of trials of a recombinant vaccine against Covid-19 that it developed along with military scientists. Bogota in strict quarantine due to increase in Covid-19 cases Bogota, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian capital is implementing a strict quarantine from July 13-26, due to the increase in Covid-19 cases and deaths due to the new coronavirus. Kuwait reports 614 new Covid-19 cases 13 de julio de 2020, 13:37Kuwait, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Kuwait's health authorities reported 614 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, so the country accumulates 55,508 coronavirus patients, while new contagions continue to increase. Cuban doctors treat the most serious Covid-19 cases in Haiti Port-au-Prince, jul 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuban health professionals have been helping to fight Covid-19 in Haiti since April, and so far they have attended some of the most complex cases of the disease that plagues the country today. Azerbaijan receives members of the Henry Reeve medical brigade Baku, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Azerbaijani authorities welcomed at Heydar Aliyev international airport a team of 115 health specialists from the Henry Reeve Cuban medical brigade, who will collaborate in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. ILO to keep commitment reached at World Summit Geneva, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The director general of the International Labor Organization, Guy Ryder, called to keep the commitment reached at the World Summit to overcome the labor crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the ILO said in a communiqué on Monday. Cuba readies first 500 national lung ventilators Havana, jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The first 500 locally manufactured lung ventilators, very useful in the treatment of critical and serious patients of Covid-19, will be ready in Cuba by next October, local media reported on Monday.