Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Pediatric hospital inaugurated in Syrian province of Tartous (+ Photos) http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47213&SEO=pediatric-hospital-inaugurated-in-syrian-province-of-tartous-photos Damascus, Sep 23 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis inaugurated a paediatric hospital in the coastal province of Tartous, 300 km northwest of the capital, Damascus. Alarm in Chile over Lack of Water http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=46590&SEO=alarm-in-chile-over-lack-of-water Santiago de Chile, Sep 4 (Prensa Latina) The alarm in Chile among the government, specialists and the population in general, is accentuated by the intense drought affecting the country and its possible consequences in the coming months. Bolsonaro to miss Amazon meeting on doctor's orders http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=46527&SEO=bolsonaro-to-miss-amazon-meeting-on-doctors-orders Brasilia, Sep 3 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro canceled his participation in a meeting of Amazon country leaders to discuss the situation generated by the wildfires, on doctor's orders. The meeting was due to be held September 6 in Colombia's Amazonian city of Leticia, bordering Brazil and Peru. G-7 Summit to discuss Amazon crisis http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=46035&SEO=g-7-summit-to-discuss-amazon-crisis By Waldo Mendiluza Biarritz, France, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) While Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro was not invited to the G-7 Summit starting here tomorrow, the anti-environmental policy he defends will make his presence felt, in the middle of unprecedented wildfires in the Amazon. The day before the Summit, President Emmanuel Macron described what is happening in the jungle of the South American country as an international crisis. Connecting Landscapes Project Advances in Cuban Mountain Range http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45774&SEO=connecting-landscapes-project-advances-in-cuban-mountain-range Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) The Connecting Landscapes project, aimed at preserving biodiversity in mountain ecosystems, is currently advancing in the Bamburanao mountain range in Florencia municipality. China Develops New Energy Vehicles http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45767&SEO=china-develops-new-energy-vehicles Beijing, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) China is promoting the development of new energy vehicles (NEV) and next year, its capital is expected to have 20,000 electric taxis. Greek Authorities Investigate Wildfire on Island of Evia http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45711&SEO=greek-authorities-investigate-wildfire-on-island-of-evia Athens, Aug. 16 (Prensa Latina) Greek authorities are Friday investigating evidence that a wildfire on the island of Evia was started intentionally, and interrogating four individuals suspected of being linked to the fire that spread over vast areas of a nature reserve for three days. UK to Reform Visa System to Attract Scientists http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45372&SEO=uk-to-reform-visa-system-to-attract-scientists London, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to make reforms to the country''s visa system to attract more high level scientists and investigators to the country. Tsunami Warning in Indonesia after 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45119&SEO=tsunami-warning-in-indonesia-after-7.4-magnitude-earthquake Jakarta, Aug 2 ( Prensa Latina ) A 7.4 magnitude earthquake shook the Indonesian island of Sumatra Friday, reported the Agency of Meteorology and Geophysics (BMKG), which also issued a tsunami warning. Cuban President Meets with Relatives of Kidnapped Doctor http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45023&SEO=cuban-president-meets-with-relatives-of-kidnapped-doctor Havana, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel met on Wednesday in the city of Santa Clara with the family of Dr. Landy Rodriguez, one of two doctors kidnapped in Kenya. Earthquake of Magnitude 7.3 Shakes Moluccan Islands in Indonesia http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=44380&SEO=earthquake-of-magnitude-7.3-shakes-moluccan-islands-in-indonesia Djakarta, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) An earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale shook the Moluccan islands in eastern Indonesian archipelago on Sunday, with no reported material damage or casualties so far. Cuba, Spain advocate for Expanding Cooperation on Education http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=44153&SEO=cuba-spain-advocate-for-expanding-cooperation-on-education Havana, Jul 8 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish Minister of Science, Innovation and Universities, Pedro Francisco Duque, advocated on Monday in Havana for strengthening relations with Cuba, based on a strong cultural and humanistic tradition. Primates at Risk of Disappearing due to Habitat Degradation http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43386&SEO=primates-at-risk-of-disappearing-due-to-habitat-degradation Washington, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 60 percent of primate species are now threatened with extinction due, among other things, to habitat degradation, a study published in the Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences shows. Mexican AGO Dismantles Large Fentanyl-Drug Lab http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43353&SEO=mexican-ago-dismantles-large-fentanyl-drug-lab Mexico, June 17 (Prensa Latina) A large, powerful fentanyl drug-producing laboratory was busted and dismantled in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, the Attorney General''s Office (AGO) announced on Monday. UNESCO to Announce New Biosphere Reserves http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43292&SEO=unesco-to-announce-new-biosphere-reserves Paris, Jun 15 ( Prensa Latina) The International Co-ordinating Council of UNESCO''s Program on Man and the Biosphere (MAB) will nominate new reserves next week during its annual meeting, the international organization said Saturday. Influenza Kills 16 in Chile http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=42948&SEO=influenza-kills-16-in-chile Santiago de Chile, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) The number of deaths in the current influenza season in Chile has risen to 16 this Friday, mainly due to the type AH1N1, confirmed the subsecretary of Public Health, Paula Daza. EU Supports Caribbean Countries in Tackling Climate Change http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=42652&SEO=eu-supports-caribbean-countries-in-tackling-climate-change Bridgetown, May 31 ( Prensa Latina) CARICOM Today newspaper has reportedly announced that the European Union (EU) has launched a 28 million euro regional climate resilience facility, the largest of its kind financed so far by donations in the Caribbean. Russia, Cuba Sign Cooperation MoU on Health http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=42628&SEO=russia-cuba-sign-cooperation-mou-on-health Moscow, May 31 (Prensa Latina) Russia and Cuba have signed a memorandum of cooperation onn health to treat cancer patients, sources from the Russian National Medical Research Radiological Center reported on Friday. Tsunami Warning in Chiapas, after 6.8 Magnitude Earthquake http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=42607&SEO=tsunami-warning-in-chiapas-after-6.8-magnitude-earthquake   Mexico, May 30 (Prensa Latina) An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 on the Richter registered Thursday has not caused so far any damage in the Costa region, Soconusco and Istmo Costa of the Mexican state of Chiapas, but it has forced the activation of the tsunami warning. Cuba Begins Meteoro 2019 Civil Defense Drills http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=42132&SEO=cuba-begins-meteoro-2019-civil-defense-drills Havana, May 18 (Prensa Latina) With the aim at mitigating damages to the economy and the people from effects of natural disasters, Cuba began on Saturday the Civil Defense drills Meteoro 2019.