Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Cuba Begins Phase II of the Polio Vaccination Campaign http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=41133&SEO=cuba-begins-phase-ii-of-the-polio-vaccination-campaign Havana, Apr 22 (PL) Stage II of the 58th Campaign of Vaccination Oral Poliomyelitis in Cuba begins Monday today in coincidence with the 17th Vaccination Week in the Americas and the 8th World Immunization Week. Syria Begins National Immunization Day for Children http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=41128&SEO=syria-begins-national-immunization-day-for-children Damascus, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Ministry of Health on Monday began the National Immunization Day campaign that covers 2,800,000 children under five years of age, which will run until April 30. Landslide in Colombia Kills 10, Several Missing http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=41119&SEO=landslide-in-colombia-kills-10-several-missing Bogota,  (Prensa Latina) A landslide has caused 10 dead and an unspecified number of missing people on Sunday in Cauca department, southwest Colombia. Cuban Medicine Development Center Organizes Event on ICTs http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=41109&SEO=cuban-medicine-development-center-organizes-event-on-icts Havana, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) The Center for Research and Development of Medicines (CIDEM) prepares to hold the 2nd International Meeting on Management System for Information and Communication Technologies (Sigestic''19). Ganges River Water Has a High Content of Antibacterial Organisms http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=41101&SEO=ganges-river-water-has-a-high-content-of-antibacterial-organisms 20 de abril de 2019, 14:00New Delhi, April 20 (Prensa Latina) A study commissioned by the Ministry of Water Resources of India on the Ganga or Ganges River found that its waters contain a significantly higher proportion of organisms with antibacterial properties than other watercourses. Ecuadorian Province of Imbabura Declared World Geopark http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=41098&SEO=ecuadorian-province-of-imbabura-declared-world-geopark Quito, April 20 (Prensa Latina) The Ecuadorian province of Imbabura stands out this Saturday for its declaration as a World Geopark by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Attacks on Cuban Medics are Associated with Salvadoran Extreme Right http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=41089&SEO=attacks-on-cuban-medics-are-associated-with-salvadoran-extreme-right San Salvador, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) The Salvadoran union that hinders free ophthalmological care for people with limited resources has links with the far-right Arena party, transcended here. Nearly 200 Deaths; Eight Million Cases of Flu in Italy http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=41082&SEO=nearly-200-deaths-eight-million-cases-of-flu-in-italy 19 de abril de 2019, 14:14Rome, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 200 deaths and more than eight million sick people have been caused by the influenza virus during the winter season in Italy. Google Blocks Iranian TV Channels http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=41080&SEO=google-blocks-iranian-tv-channels 19 de abril de 2019, 14:05Tehran, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Google search engine has reportedly once again blocked YouTube channels of Iran''s international HispanTV and PressTV. Sciientists Develop Device to Generate Electric Power from Snow http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=41069&SEO=sciientists-develop-device-to-generate-electric-power-from-snow Washington, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Scientists have created a device capable of generating electricity from snow and can operate in remote areas because it provides its own energy, a publication by Nano Energy magazine said today. WHO Promotes Vaccination during World Immunization Week http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=41064&SEO=who-promotes-vaccination-during-world-immunization-week 18 de abril de 2019, 19:12Geneva, April 18 (Prensa Latina) Global Immunization Week will take place April 24-30 to raise awareness of the importance of achieving full immunization throughout life, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced Thursday. Zimbabwe Begins Vaccination Campaign against Cholera http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=41009&SEO=zimbabwe-begins-vaccination-campaign-against-cholera Harare,  (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) and local authorities today announced the start of a cholera vaccination campaign in two districts of Zimbabwe affected by Cyclone Idai. Rains, Storms, Lightnings Killed 50 People in India http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=41004&SEO=rains-storms-lightnings-killed-50-people-in-india New Delhi, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) At least 50 people died in India because of rains, thunderstorms and lightnings in several parts of the states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra. Venezuela Expands Agreements on Humanitarian Aid http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=40989&SEO=venezuela-expands-agreements-on-humanitarian-aid Caracas, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Venezuela is working on the reception of humanitarian technical aid, President Nicolas Maduro said. First Stage of Electronic Government Concludes in Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=40987&SEO=first-stage-of-electronic-government-concludes-in-cuba Havana, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) The Presidency of Cuba on Wednesday announced the conclusion of the first stage of the country''s electronic government, consisting of the presence of all ministries and other institutions on the Internet with their own websites. Cuba, EU Foster Sustainable Development Programs http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=40977&SEO=cuba-eu-foster-sustainable-development-programs   Havana, April 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the European Union (EU) began the first talks on sustainable development in Havana on Tuesday, with the aim of fostering projects and programmes that help meet current needs without compromising the resources of future generations. Cuba Reaffirms Medical Collaboration with Venezuela http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=40975&SEO=cuba-reaffirms-medical-collaboration-with-venezuela   Havana, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban health collaborators reaffirmed their commitment to the Venezuelan people on celebrating this Tuesday the 16th anniversary of the Barrio Adentro program in that nation. UN Insists on Emergency of Investing in Sustainable Development http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=40960&SEO=un-insists-on-emergency-of-investing-in-sustainable-development   United Nations,  (Prensa Latina) The United Nations is insisting on the emergency to invest in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and, according to Secretary General Antonio Guterres, this is a decisive year for its implementation. Cuba and European Union Talk about Sustainable Development http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=40951&SEO=cuba-and-european-union-talk-about-sustainable-development   Havana, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) The first dialogue on sustainable development between Cuba and the European Union (EU) is taking place here on Tuesday, on the basis of an agreement on political dialogue and cooperation that was signed in 2016 and came into force provisionally in 2017. Vietnam to Open Modern Car Factory http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=40946&SEO=vietnam-to-open-modern-car-factory   Hanoi, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam will open a modern car factory by mid-year, and it will be among the largest in Southeast Asia, Vinfast company, specializing in this line, announced on Tuesday.