Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Nearly 30 Percent of Enrollees Absent in More Doctors of Brazil http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36955&SEO=nearly-30-percent-of-enrollees-absent-in-more-doctors-of-brazil Brasilia, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) A total of 2,776 professionals (30 percent) enrolled in the selection of the More Doctors Brazilian program are absent from their elected municipalities and today the deadline to appear in the territories is met. Operation Miracle's Pre-Operative Consultations Conclude in Dominica http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36937&SEO=operation-miracles-pre-operative-consultations-conclude-in-dominica Roseau, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) Patients from some Dominican cities are already among those assisted, as part of Petrocaribe''s cooperation agreements, local media reported Monday. Parliament Debates Focuses on Computerization of Cuban Society (+Photos) http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36936&SEO=parliament-debates-focuses-on-computerization-of-cuban-society-photos Havana, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) Lawmakers from the People''s Power National Assembly met on Monday in Havana to debate on Internet access, e-government and other issues related to the computerization of society. Survivor of Plane Crash in Cuba Sends a Message of Gratitude http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36919&SEO=survivor-of-plane-crash-in-cuba-sends-a-message-of-gratitude Havana, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Mailén Díaz Almaguer, the only survivor of the plane crash in Cuba in May that cost the lives of more than a hundred people, sent his first message of thanks to those who continued his recovery. AH1NI and Other Viruses Kill 81 in Mexico http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36892&SEO=ah1ni-and-other-viruses-kill-81-in-mexico Mexico, Dec 15 (PL) Mexico''s Ministry of Health reported 70 deaths from AH1N1 influenza and 11 more from other viruses, but no health emergency has been declared. Dominican Republic Recognizes Cuban Medicine http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36848&SEO=dominican-republic-recognizes-cuban-medicine Santo Domingo, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban medicine and its specialists have world's recognition and they are reckoned at the level of developed countries, the president of the Dominican Union of Journalists for Peace, Juan Pablo Acosta, said. Brazilian Municipalities Still without Doctors http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36842&SEO=brazilian-municipalities-still-without-doctors Brasilia, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) About 3,000 candidates who signed up for the Mais Medicos (More Doctors) program in Brazil have not yet showed up for work in municipalities in which they were assigned to, Folha de Sao Paulo newspaper says on Friday. Both Korea Will Share Health Data in 2019, Agree in Kaesong http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36807&SEO=both-korea-will-share-health-data-in-2019-agree-in-kaesong Pyongyang, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) North Korean Deputy Health Minister Kim Yun Chol and his counterpart from the Republic of Korea, Kwon Jun Wook, agreed on Thursday to share data in 2019 about contagious diseases that could affect both countries. Iran Can Enrich Uranium to 20 Percent, Scientist Warns http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36805&SEO=iran-can-enrich-uranium-to-20-percent-scientist-warns Tehran, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Iran can enrich uranium up to 20 percent if the nuclear deal fails, Ali Akbar Salehi, Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), warned. Cuba Reiterates Commitment to Development in Health Coverage Day http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36781&SEO=cuba-reiterates-commitment-to-development-in-health-coverage-day Havana, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Health Minister Jose Angel Portal on Wednesday stressed Cuba''s commitment to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals, on occasion of the Universal Health Coverage Day, commemorated each December 12. Indigenous Brazilians Are Most Affected due to Shortage of Doctors http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36760&SEO=indigenous-brazilians-are-most-affected-due-to-shortage-of-doctors Brasilia, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) After Cuba's withdrawal from the More Doctors program, very few Brazilian professionals showed up in the indigenous communities to fill vacancies, Brasil de Fato website posted. Cuba to Hold 12th Annual Meeting on UNESCO Chairs http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36741&SEO=cuba-to-hold-12th-annual-meeting-on-unesco-chairs Havana, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Fostering collaborative relations with other countries and expanding synergies of regional programs were the key projections of the 12th Annual Meeting of Cuban UNESCO Chairs, held on Tuesday in Havana. Staging a Trip to the Moon Is Considered Difficult and Expensive http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36738&SEO=staging-a-trip-to-the-moon-is-considered-difficult-and-expensive Moscow, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The action of bringing the trip of the Americans to the moon on the scene would be more difficult and expensive than a real mission, said the director of the Russian Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Yuri Kostitsyn. UN Warns about Iraqi Children Situation http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36726&SEO=un-warns-about-iraqi-children-situation Baghdad, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The UN Children''s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Tuesday about the unprotected situation of some 150,000 Iraqi children who face the low temperatures and floods in the country. FAO to Strengthen Acquaculture's Role in the Caribbean http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36717&SEO=fao-to-strengthen-acquacultures-role-in-the-caribbean Bridgetown, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) A training workshop organized by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will be held in Bridgetown from Tuesday to Friday, in collaboration with Caribbean fish farmers, local press reported. New Interkorean Talks to Examine Cooperation in Health http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36696&SEO=new-interkorean-talks-to-examine-cooperation-in-health Seoul, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) South Korea and the People's Democratic Republic of Korea (PDRK) will hold a new round of talks this week, now focusing on cooperation in health and medical care, Seoul authorities reported this Monday. Ebola Epidemic in DRC Equals the Deadliest in the Region http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36690&SEO=ebola-epidemic-in-drc-equals-the-deadliest-in-the-region Kinshasa, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) The tenth Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) equaled in terms of deaths the deadliest outburst in history in 1976, the Ministry of Health reported on its Twitter account. Venezuela to Strengthen Telecommunications Thanks to Russia Alliance http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36674&SEO=venezuela-to-strengthen-telecommunications-thanks-to-russia-alliance Caracas, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela is advancing today in boosting its telecommunications capacity with the upcoming installation of a Russian satellite navigation system Glonass, said President Nicolas Maduro. COP 24 Presents Initiative for Global Electric Motility http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36653&SEO=cop-24-presents-initiative-for-global-electric-motility Katowice, Poland, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) More than 30 countries joined a project to accelerate the path towards the so-called global electric mobility, an initiative presented at COP 24, which held on Friday until December 14. China Puts Two Saudi Satellites into Orbit http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=36625&SEO=china-puts-two-saudi-satellites-into-orbit Beijing, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) China has successfully put into orbit two Saudi Arabia''s satellites from a center set up for this purpose in the northwestern Gobi desert in Jiuquan prefecture.