Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina World Cocaine production at historical heights driven by Colombia http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43735&SEO=world-cocaine-production-at-historical-heights-driven-by-colombia 26 de junio de 2019, 08:20Bogota, June 26 (Prensa Latina) World cocaine production grew to historic levels in 2017, driven by the expansion of illicit crops in Colombia, United Nations warned in a report on the topic published today in this capital. Cuban President Welcomes Pastors for Peace http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43733&SEO=cuban-president-welcomes-pastors-for-peace 26 de junio de 2019, 00:37Havana, June 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel received members of the 30th edition of the United States-Cuba Friendship Caravan, organized by the Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization, IFCO-Pastors for Peace. HeberFERON Treatment Positively Used in Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43723&SEO=heberferon-treatment-positively-used-in-cuba Ciego de Avila, Cuba, June 25 (Prensa Latina) HeberFERON, the world´s Cuban medicine for basal cell carcinoma (BCC) treatment, is being positively applied in this central region of Cuba. Malaysia Closes Hundred of Schools due to Air Pollution http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43717&SEO=malaysia-closes-hundred-of-schools-due-to-air-pollution 25 de junio de 2019, 15:17Kuala Lumpur, Jun 25 ( Prensa Latina ) The Malaysian government has ordered Tuesday the shutdown of a hundred schools in the industrial region of southern Malaysia after dozens of students became ill from chemical air pollution. WHO Highlights Free Medical Coverage in Bolivia http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43704&SEO=who-highlights-free-medical-coverage-in-bolivia La Paz, Jun 25 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia has a broad free medical coverage and reported the largest growth in the sector in South America in 2018, according to the representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) in the country, Fernando Leanes. Cuban Doctors Continue Saving Lives in Bolivia (+Photos) http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43695&SEO=cuban-doctors-continue-saving-lives-in-bolivia-photos La Paz, Jun 25 (Prensa Latina) Professionals from the Cuban Medical Brigade (BMC) in Bolivia are continuing their humanitarian work to serve the Bolivian people, where they have treated more than 70 million people and saved some 100,000 lives. Biofabrik Technologies to Make Fuel from Plastic in Germany http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43690&SEO=biofabrik-technologies-to-make-fuel-from-plastic-in-germany Berlin, Jun 25 (Prensa Latina) Oliver Riedel, founder and director of Biofabrik Technologies, informed that his company will transform the plastic obtained from the sea into fuel. Sugar Industry's Role in Latin American Integration Noted http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43684&SEO=sugar-industrys-role-in-latin-american-integration-noted Havana, Jun 25 (Prensa Latina) The importance of the sugar industry as a factor for Latin American integration was highlighted at the opening session of the 15th International Meeting on Sugarcane and Byproducts (Diversification 2019), which is being attended by nearly 400 experts from 20 countries. Cuba and Nicaragua Strengthen Ties in Education http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43683&SEO=cuba-and-nicaragua-strengthen-ties-in-education Managua, Jun 25 (Prensa Latina) Ties between Cuba and Nicaragua in the educational sector were strengthened after a meeting between Cuban Minister Ena Elsa Velazquez with professors and students in two departments. UNESCO Approves the Extension of Galapagos Biosphere Reserve Area http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43671&SEO=unesco-approves-the-extension-of-galapagos-biosphere-reserve-area 24 de junio de 2019, 16:13Quito, Jun 24 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has passed the extension of the Galapagos Biosphere Reserve area, the Ministry of Environment announced on Monday. Swine Fever Outbreak Affects Nearly All Vietnamese Provinces http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43667&SEO=swine-fever-outbreak-affects-nearly-all-vietnamese-provinces 24 de junio de 2019, 15:53Hanoi, Jun 24 (Prensa Latina) African swine fever outbreak in the southern Vietnamese province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau has forced local authorities to cull over 2.5 million pigs. Cuba Improves Natural Disaster Prevention System http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43635&SEO=cuba-improves-natural-disaster-prevention-system Matanzas, Cuba, Jun 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is exposed to several natural threats resulting mainly from hydrometeorological and geological events, hence the need to improve the prevention system, a specialized agency said. Chinese Representative Elected FAO Director General http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43627&SEO=chinese-representative-elected-fao-director-general Rome, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) Qu Dongyu, China''s deputy minister for Agriculture and Rural Affairs, was elected on Sunday as the new director general of United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) to replace Jose Graziano da Silva, from Brazil. Russian Supercomputers Are among the Best in the World http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43619&SEO=russian-supercomputers-are-among-the-best-in-the-world Moscow, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) Two Russian supercomputers, Lomonosov-2 and Rosfgidromet, were included in the specialized list Project 500, whose first places were occupied by the United States and China. Mexican MP Asks To Be Ready For Climate Change http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43608&SEO=mexican-mp-asks-to-be-ready-for-climate-change Mexico, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican MP Xochitl Zagal Ramirez asked on Saturday to take action against climate change, as the coasts are affected by the rise in sea level due to global warming and glacial melting. Diaz-Canel Closely Follows Case of Kidnapped Cuban Doctors http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43597&SEO=diaz-canel-closely-follows-case-of-kidnapped-cuban-doctors Havana, June 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President, Miguel Diaz-Canel, tweeted on Saturday that he spoke with his counterparts in Kenya and Somalia about the case of the two Cuban doctors kidnapped in Africa. FAO Conference Opens its 41st Session in Rome http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43596&SEO=fao-conference-opens-its-41st-session-in-rome Rome, June 22 (Prensa Latina) The 41st session of the FAO Conference opened on Saturday in Rome with a work focused on the assessment of the state of food and agriculture, and it will last until June 29. Ending Sargassum Scourge, Illegal Fishing, Caribbean Challenges http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43563&SEO=ending-sargassum-scourge-illegal-fishing-caribbean-challenges Georgetown, Jun 21 ( Prensa Latina ) The increase in sargassum and illegal fishing cause multimillion-dollar losses to the economies of Caribbean countries and solving these problems is an immediate challenge for them, Caricom Today points out. India celebrates International Yoga Day http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43555&SEO=india-celebrates-international-yoga-day New Delhi, June 21 (Prensa Latina) On the fifth International Day of Yoga, the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, stressed the need to integrate this practice with health and welfare plans to make it a pillar of preventive medical care. France Shaken by Earthquake and Threatened with Heat Wave http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43552&SEO=france-shaken-by-earthquake-and-threatened-with-heat-wave Paris, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) An earthquake of 5.2 on the Richter scale rocked western France today, while temperatures of up to 40 degrees are forecast next week.