Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Vietnam to Host International Exhibition on Medical Supplies 22 de agosto de 2019, 00:21Hanoi, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam began preparations for its annual International Exhibition on Products, Equipment, Supplies for Medicine, Pharmacy, Hospital and Rehabilitation, expected to be attended by companies from 25 countries. Without Evidence, Bolsonaro Blames NGOs for Amazon Fires Brasilia, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday that non-governmental organizations (NGOs) may be behind the wildfires unleashed in the Amazon, without offering any evidence for such claims. Cuban Doctors Have Treated Millions of Patients Worldwide Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) In 56 years of medical collaboration carried out by Cuba across the world, more than 1.855 billion patients have been treated by Cuban health professionals. Thousands of Students to Return to Schools in Havana in September Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) A total enrollment of 311,844 students will begin their studies on September 2 in Havana, a city that will host the national event for the 2019-2020 school year in Cuba. Bolivia Guarantees Free Health Care to Counteract Medical Strike La Paz, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia''s Ministry of Health installed this Wednesday two mobile hospitals in the departments of La Paz and Santa Cruz to provide free care to the population in response to the indefinite strike called by the Medical College. Politicians Sympathize with President Vazquez 21 de agosto de 2019, 15:12Montevideo, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Various movements and political parties of Uruguay and Latin America sympathized this Wednesday with President Tabare Vazquez, after the announcement that he was diagnosed with a right pulmonary nodule, likely to be malignant. US Blockade against Venezuela Affects Digital Platforms Caracas, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The blockade imposed by the United States against Venezuela makes the South American nation the object of an unconventional technological attack, reflected in digital platforms, said Kenny Ossa, president of the National Center for Information Technology. Brazilian Environment Minister Is Booed at Climate Week Brasilia, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Brazil''s Environment Minister Ricardo Salles was booed Wednesday during his participation in the Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week, which closes on Friday in Salvador, capital of the northeastern state of Bahia. Costa Rica to Strengthen Health Care with New Specialists San Jose, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) announced this Wednesday that it will soon make available 106 medical openings for its national, specialized, regional, and peripheral hospitals and health areas. Cuba Reiterates Rejection of Sabotage of its Medical Collaboration Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez reiterated this Wednesday his rejection of US attempts to sabotage Cuban medical collaboration in over 60 countries. Cuba Reopens Hydrologic Substation Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) After investing more than two million pesos, Cuba reopened the Amistad forestal hydrologic substation, the only one of its kind in the country. Climate Change: A Key Issue in Canadian Elections Ottawa, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Climate change will be a key issue in the October general elections in Canada, political and press media reported Wednesday. Family Care System, Another Humanist Cuban Program 21 de agosto de 2019, 12:21Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The Family Care System (SAF) is another humanist program that is implemented in Cuba, in order to guarantee citizens'' quality of life. Bolivia's Hydrocarbon Development Highlighted La Paz, August 20 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary General of the International Gas Union (IGU), Luis Beltran, highlighted on Wednesday the development of the hydrocarbon industry in Bolivia, after the nationalization in 2006 implemented by President Evo Morales. About 60% of Chile Threatened with Desertification Santiago, Chile, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) More than 60 percent of Chile''s territory is threatened with desertification, which could result in the loss of the productive capacity of its land, Finance Minister Felipe Larrain reported. Indian Spacecraft Chandrayaan-2 Enters Lunar Orbit New Delhi, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The Indian spacecraft Chandrayaan-2 on Tuesday entered the Moon''s orbit, according to the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). Brazilian Minister under Investigation for Illicit Enrichment Brasilia, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The Public Ministry of Sao Paulo is investigating Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles for illicit enrichment, after his assets grew 335% between 2012 and 2017. Russia and Cuba will expand cooperation in customs data exchange Moscow, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Customs of Russia and Cuba will sign a cooperation protocol for the exchange of information on crimes related to prohibitions and regulations of transit of goods by air, it was known today in this city. Aging effects analyzed by APEC countries in Chile Santiago de Chile, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Aging and its impact on the economy are issues analyzed today and tomorrow by the participants in the ninth High Level Meeting on Health and Economy of APEC countries. The event, based in the southern Chilean city of Puerto Varas, is part of the set of activities of the Third Meeting of High Representatives (SOM3), which has been held since last Thursday. Democratic Republic of Congo to Test Third Ebola Vaccine Kinshasa, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Health authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) announced that they will use another vaccine to combat the outbreak of Ebola, an effort that joins today''s encouraging results of clinical trials with two other drugs.