Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Bolivia: Public Health to Be better than Private Care http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=39035&SEO=bolivia-public-health-to-be-better-than-private-care 21 de febrero de 2019, 16:21La Paz, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales highlighted today as a goal of the Government to ensure that public attention is better than the private one, through the implementation of the Unified Health System (SUS). New Outbreak of Lassa Fever in Nigeria Increases Victims http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=39028&SEO=new-outbreak-of-lassa-fever-in-nigeria-increases-victims 21 de febrero de 2019, 15:03Abuja, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The new outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria caused 10 more deaths, bringing the total number of victims of this acute hemorrhagic disease to 67, the country''s health authorities reported on Thursday. Cuban Scientists Discuss Recent Meteorite Impact http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=39003&SEO=cuban-scientists-discuss-recent-meteorite-impact Havana, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The analysis of the recent meteorite impact in Cuba and the information about a possible cosmic threat will be shared on Thursday during the public event ''Puertas Abiertas'' (Open Doors) of the Cuban Academy of Sciences. Bolivia's President Advocates for Free Health Insurance Benefits http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38985&SEO=bolivias-president-advocates-for-free-health-insurance-benefits 20 de febrero de 2019, 15:13La Paz, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, defended the benefits of the Unified Health System Law (SUS) this Wednesday in the public act of promulgation of the law. Japan Trial to Treat Spinal Cord with Stem Cells http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38980&SEO=japan-trial-to-treat-spinal-cord-with-stem-cells 20 de febrero de 2019, 14:46Tokyo, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Japanese health authorities are finalizing details Wednesday for a clinical trial to treat spinal cord injury (SCI) patients with induced pluripotency (iPS) cells. Intense Fire Out of Control in Southern Chile http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38955&SEO=intense-fire-out-of-control-in-southern-chile Santiago de Chile, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The intense fire in which more than 20,000 hectares in Cochrane commune, in Aysen region, in southern Chile, has been burned, continues on Wednesday out of control, authorities said. Nicotine Affects the Ability to see Colors http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38949&SEO=nicotine-affects-the-ability-to-see-colors London, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) People who smoke more than one pack of cigarettes a day are at greater risk of losing the ability to distinguish colors and vision in old age, according to research published in the Psychiatry Research journal. Over 8,000 Cases, 136 Deaths in Philippines by Measles http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38926&SEO=over-8000-cases-136-deaths-in-philippines-by-measles Manila, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The outbreak of measles in the Philippines continues to rise Tuesday with 8,443 confirmed cases and 136 deaths from the disease, according to the Health Department. NASA Announces Landing on Mars by 2030 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38915&SEO=nasa-announces-landing-on-mars-by-2030 Washington, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Humans and robots will test the reliability of the existing technique in a new mission aimed at landing on Mars in mid-2030, the U.S. Space Agency (NASA) announced Tuesday. South Korea Increases Budget Allocated to Biotechnology http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38893&SEO=south-korea-increases-budget-allocated-to-biotechnology Seoul, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) South Korea increased its budget for biotechnology by 2.9 percent compared to the previous year, to achieve advances mainly in the medical sector, said the Minister of Science and Technology, Yoo Young-min. Bolivia Will Socialize With Other Countries' Experience http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38892&SEO=bolivia-will-socialize-with-other-countries-experience La Paz, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia will share its experience in the fight against drugs with parliamentarians from Latin America and Europe who will meet on February 28 in the city of Santa Cruz, said Foreign Minister Diego Pary here. Cuban President Attends Meeting of the Ministry of Communications http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38882&SEO=cuban-president-attends-meeting-of-the-ministry-of-communications Havana, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) The president of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, participated on Monday in the yearly balance of the Ministry of Communications. Cuban Expert Recommends Different Measures to Prevent Alzheimer http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38879&SEO=cuban-expert-recommends-different-measures-to-prevent-alzheimer Havana, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Practicing physical exercise, healthy lifestyles, reading habits, use of languages and listening to music are some of the actions recommended by a Cuban expert to combat Alzheimer''s disease, Granma daily reported on Monday. Floods Killed Four on Greek Island of Crete http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38871&SEO=floods-killed-four-on-greek-island-of-crete Athens, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) At least four people died from flooding on the Greek island of Crete in the Mediterranean Sea, as a result of a cold front which hit almost the entire country, the fire brigade reported Monday. Mexico Ranks Sixth in Medicine Theft Worldwide http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38853&SEO=mexico-ranks-sixth-in-medicine-theft-worldwide Mexico, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Mexico ranks sixth in the sale of stolen medicines, the Association of Pharmaceutical Research Industries revealed today in a report of that illicit activity in recent years. UN Experts Review Lebanon's Nuclear Security http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38839&SEO=un-experts-review-lebanons-nuclear-security Beirut, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Saturday identified areas in which Lebanon should strengthen laws and regulations related to the security of nuclear materials. Nearly 200 In-Vitro Babies Born in Costa Rica since 2017 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38832&SEO=nearly-200-in-vitro-babies-born-in-costa-rica-since-2017 San Jose, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Some 200 babies have been born in Costa Rica since the country reactivated the In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) technique in 2017, after a 17-year ban, attorney Hubert May announced here today. Convoy of Humanitarian Aid Arrives in Northern Syrian Province http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38824&SEO=convoy-of-humanitarian-aid-arrives-in-northern-syrian-province 15 de febrero de 2019, 14:48Damascus, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) A humanitarian aid convoy entered the municipality of Hajin, in the northeast of the northern Syrian province of Deir Ezzor, after being blocked twice by militias backed by the United States. Alert in Honduras because of Dengue Fever Outbreak http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38823&SEO=alert-in-honduras-because-of-dengue-fever-outbreak 15 de febrero de 2019, 14:45Tegucigalpa, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Health authorities in Honduras today warned of an increase of more than 1,160 cases of dengue. Bogota Issues Environmental Pollution Warning http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38783&SEO=bogota-issues-environmental-pollution-warning Bogota,  (Prensa Latina) Colombian authorities declared on Thursday the state of alert in this capital for adverse weather conditions due to drought and more than a hundred forest fires that negatively impact air quality.