Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Earthquakes Shake Andean, Coastal Provinces of Ecuador http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32559&SEO=earthquakes-shake-andean-coastal-provinces-of-ecuador Quito, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Earthquakes of magnitude 2.9 and 4.2 on the Richter scale shook the Andean provinces of Pichincha and the coastal province of Manabi, Ecuador, without reporting victims or material damage, official sources reported. Ebola Particularly Affects Children in Democratic Congo http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32535&SEO=ebola-particularly-affects-children-in-democratic-congo 17 de agosto de 2018, 15:54United Nations, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The most recent outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) affects children in a fairly high proportion, today warned the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF). Cuban Province with First World Health Indicators http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32519&SEO=cuban-province-with-first-world-health-indicators Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The survival of critically ill newborns and infant mortality are among the health services that currently maintain first-world indicators in this central Cuban province. Water Crisis Turns Iraq's Once Abundant Farmland to Desert http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32516&SEO=water-crisis-turns-iraqs-once-abundant-farmland-to-desert Baghdad, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) Farmers in central and southern Iraq are being forced to abandon their lands and sell their cattle as Iraq''s water crisis turned the once fertile soils into desert. Australia Warns of Consequences of Severe Drought http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32515&SEO=australia-warns-of-consequences-of-severe-drought Sidney, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) Drought in Australia could limit agricultural production in the country, Australian Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe told a parliamentary committee today. Bolivia Reports Increase in Health Investment in 12 Years http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32498&SEO=bolivia-reports-increase-in-health-investment-in-12-years La Paz, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Investment in health has increased sevenfold in the last 12 years, which represents another record of the government of President Evo Morales, Bolivian Minister of the sector, Rodolfo Rocabado, said today. UN Mission Mobilizes against Ebola in Democratic Congo http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32495&SEO=un-mission-mobilizes-against-ebola-in-democratic-congo United Nations, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) provides today logistical support to the Ministry of Health in that country to facilitate operations in the field in response to the Ebola outbreak. As indicated by the deputy spokesman of the UN Secretary General, Farhan Haq, an Emergency Operations Center is established in MONUSCO facilities in the town of Beni and where the health personnel and other partners who lead the response will be lodged. Actions against Climate Change Implemented in Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32494&SEO=actions-against-climate-change-implemented-in-cuba Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) A group of actions to mitigate the effects of climate change in coastal areas is carried out in this central Cuban province, in order to meet the objectives of the state program Tarea Vida. Cyberattacks Cost Australia Over $5 Billion Per Year http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32484&SEO=cyberattacks-cost-australia-over-5-billion-per-year Canberra, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Cyberattacks cost Australian citizens and companies more than AU$7 billion ($5.09 billion) a year, according to the country''s prime minister on Thursday. Qatari Pilgrims Arrive in Saudi Arabia Via Kuwait for Hajj and Umrah http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32482&SEO=qatari-pilgrims-arrive-in-saudi-arabia-via-kuwait-for-hajj-and-umrah Riad, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Mohammed Saleh bin Taher Benten confirmed the arrival of the Qatari pilgrims to Saudi Arabia via Kuwait to perform the pilgrimage in Makkah despite a decision from their country to remove an electronic access through which pilgrims coming from the country would register. UK Adele Shares Story of Postpartum Psychosis to Help New Mothers http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32481&SEO=uk-adele-shares-story-of-postpartum-psychosis-to-help-new-mothers London, August 16 (Prensa Latina) 'Talk about how you're feeling,' singer urges, as experts say taboos can leave people isolated Russia Presents Strategic Bomber with New Hipersonic Missiles http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32480&SEO=russia-presents-strategic-bomber-with-new-hipersonic-missiles Moscow, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Russia presented to the public Tupolev Tu-22M3M strategic bomber with new air-to-surface hipersonic missiles KH-32 y KH-15. Asteroid Strike May Have Forged the Oldest Rocks Ever Found on Earth http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32479&SEO=asteroid-strike-may-have-forged-the-oldest-rocks-ever-found-on-earth Canberra, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The oldest rocks ever found on Earth may have been born in an asteroid bombardment that happened over four billion years ago. Spain Criticizes Right-wing stance on Immigration http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32476&SEO=spain-criticizes-right-wing-stance-on-immigration Madrid, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The United Left-wing (IU) leader, Alberto Garzon accused today the conservative Popular Party (PP) and the liberal Ciudadanos of acting irresponsible in front of the humanitarian drama that immigration represents. Magnetized Gel Can Ease Chronic Pain, According to Study http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32475&SEO=magnetized-gel-can-ease-chronic-pain-according-to-study Washington, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) A material similar to a gel containing small magnetic particles could be used to control chronic pain, according to a study by US scientists published today. Chadian Government Orders Crackdown on Illegal Mining http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32474&SEO=chadian-government-orders-crackdown-on-illegal-mining N'Djamena, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The Chadian government has announced today a large-scale military operation against illegal gold miners in the north of the country, where the incursion of an armed group was also reported. Tanzania to Become African Reference Center in Hematology http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32472&SEO=tanzania-to-become-african-reference-center-in-hematology 16 de agosto de 2018, 12:00Dodoma, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Tanzania was selected as a center for the improvement of expertise in hematology and research on blood-related diseases in Africa, the website allafrica.com highlights today. Migrant Detained Children Face Major Trauma, UNICEF Warns http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32470&SEO=migrant-detained-children-face-major-trauma-unicef-warns United Nations, 16 Aug (Prensa Latina) A new report by the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) warns today about the aftermath and traumas facing migrant detained and separated children, as happened in the United States. Poverty in Mexico City Grows http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32469&SEO=poverty-in-mexico-city-grows Mexico, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The number of indigents in Mexico City is growing for days, so the capital''s Human Rights Commission urged today government institutions and delegations to work in a coordinated way. Violence, Insecurity Cause Economic Losses in Mexico http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32468&SEO=violence-insecurity-cause-economic-losses-in-mexico Mexico, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) In 25 of the 32 states of the Mexican Republic violence and insecurity inhibit today the arrival of investments, execution of projects and cause the closure of companies, a business leader said.