Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Italian artists and institutions send donation to Cuba Havana, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) The Italian project 'Por un abrazo' (For a Hug) adds its efforts to the fight against Covid-19 in Cuba with a series of donations that will arrive in Havana on Monday. Tense and desolate panorama by volcano in La Palma (+Photo) Los Llanos de Aridane, Spain, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) The images dazzle for the reddish flashes, but almost 200 houses destroyed by the lava, fill with sadness the island of La Palma, one of several in the Canary Islands group. WHO director-general meets Afghan prime minister Kabul, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), on Tuesday met in Kabul with Afghan Prime Minister Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund, at the Presidential Palace. Mexican Foreign Minister confirms favorable opinion on Cuban vaccine Mexico, Aug 31 Aug (Prensa Latina) Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard on Tuesday confirmed that the Cuban vaccine Abdala received a favorable vote from Mexico's Federal Commission for Protection against Health Risks (COFEPRIS). Telecommunications Decree in Cuba responds to the Constitution Havana, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) The Decree Law of Telecommunications, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), and the use of the Radioelectric Spectrum, recently approved in Cuba, corresponds to the Constitution, officials affirmed today. Japan sends more donations to Cuba to fight Covid-19 Tokyo, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) A solidarity campaign organized in Japan made it possible to raise funds and acquire 167,392 syringes to be donated to Cuba, in support of the fight with the Covid-19 pandemic, diplomatic sources reported. Ecuador, Peru strike water deal at common border Quito, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) Residents in border areas of Ecuador and Peru have been benefited this Sunday with a bilateral agreement on the use of water resources, which was ratified by the National Assembly of Ecuador (Parliament). China declares maximum alert for downpours and typhoons Beijing, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) China declared the maximum alert for most of its territory due to the danger posed by the continuation of torrential downpours and the arrival of two typhoons, accompanied by electrical discharges and gales. Three provinces concentrate the highest number of Covid-19 cases in Cuba Havana, July 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Minister of Public Health José Angel Portal explained here today that three provinces currently concentrate 59.4 percent of infections with the SARS-Cov-2 virus. ALBA-TCP countries face environmental challenges Caracas, Jul 8 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples' Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) on Thursday faces the challenge to defend the regions' countries from the effects of the climate crisis. One out of three Belgians immunized against Covid-19 Brussels, June 29 (Prensa Latina) A 34 percent of the Belgian population of 11.4 million inhabitants got the two doses from a vaccine against Covid-19,disease seeming to give in, the Sciensano Public Health Institute registered today. Spain concludes successful campaign to send syringes to Cuba Madrid, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish State Movement of Solidarity with Cuba (MESC) successfully concluded today the campaign to raise funds to send more than three million syringes to the Caribbean island. Spain bids farewell to face masks outdoors Madrid, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) Faces will again be visible in Spain since Saturday, June 26th, a long-awaited measure by the population that marks the progress in the fight against Covid-19. Unexplained extinction of sharks 19 million years ago Washington, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) Shark populations became extinct 19 million years ago without the occurrence of any climate event or changes in the ecosystem, a study published in Science magazine revealed. Cuba demands UN treaty that prohibits weapons in outer space Vienna, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuba today demanded the adoption of an international treaty that prohibits placing weapons in outer space, especially nuclear weapons. Russian deputy FM is in favor of cooperation with Latin America Moscow, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov on Tuesday highlighted that his country is in favor of promoting mutually advantageous cooperation with all Latin American countries. Russia halts punitive Twitter slowdown, warns other tech platforms Moscow, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Russian State Communication watchdog Roskomnadzor halted a punitive slowdown of Twitter after it deleted more than 90% content deemed illegal by Moscow, but warned other US internet platforms to comply with local legislation or face similar penalties. WHO warns about higher mortality in the second year of the pandemic Geneva, May 15 (Prensa Latina) Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, on Saturday warned that the Covid-19 pandemic that hit the planet in 2020 could be deadlier in 2021. Peruvian President announces sanctions for false vaccination Lima, May 12 (Prensa Latina) Peruvian President Francisco Sagasti announced Tuesday severe sanctions for perpetrators of isolated attempts of false Covid-19 vaccination, where the elderly were injected with empty syringes.