Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Experts warn of global flood threat in less than 80 years 8 de agosto de 2020, 0:0  Canberra, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) A specialized publication warned of global flood threat very likely to occur in less than 80 years, affecting four percent of the population and 20 percent of the world's GDP. Surprising appearance of new penguin colonies in Antarctica Washington, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) A group of scientists called the discovery of 11 new emperor penguin colonies in Antarctica surprising today. Devastating effect of Covid-19 in the Americas alerted on Washington, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warned that Covid-19 is having a devastating effect on health care in the region, in reference to the appearance of measles outbreaks in Brazil and diphtheria in Haiti and Venezuela. China reports more than 100 Covid-19 cases this Thursday Beijing, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) China reported on Thursday 105 new cases of Covid-19, mainly autochthonous and linked to the outbreaks occurred in Xinjiang, Liaoning and Beijing, and registered its second consecutive day with more than 100 patients with the disease. Protests, quarantine and red numbers of Covid-19 in Panama Panama, Jul 25 (Prensa Latina) Protests, violence, collapsed morgues, return to absolute quarantine on weekends in the middle of the country and a rise in contagion and deaths from Covid-19 mark the week that ends in Panama. Experts warn of likely extinction of polar bears before 2100 21 de julio de 2020, 0:30  London, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) Polar bears may become extinct before the end of the 21st century due to the effects of climate change, warned a study published yesterday in a scientific journal. Asteroid will fly past Earth without any danger 19 de julio de 2020, 1:0  Washington, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) An asteroid will pass the Earth in September of this year at a distance of almost 72,000 kilometers, about five times closer than the Moon, but without representing any danger. Brazil: 200,000 human losses predicted for Covid-19 17 de julio de 2020, 0:30  Brasilia, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Brazil is far from overcoming the Covid-19 pandemic right now, and will reach 2021 with active transmission of the disease, which is estimated to exceed 200,000 human losses, predicted renowned epidemiologist Dimas Covas. Covid-19 kills more than 500 indigenous people in Brazil Brasilia, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) A total of 501 members of 131 aboriginal villages died on Wednesday of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which caused Covid-19, according to the latest report from the Articulacao dos Peuples Indígenas do Brasil (APIB). South Africa's Minister warns of likely return to strict confinement Pretoria, Jul 1 (Prensa Latina) South Africa's Health Minister Zweli Mkhize warned on Wednesday that the country could return to strict confinement given the rapid growth of Covid-19 cases currently reported in the country. China joins UAE in third phase of trials of anti-Covid-19 vaccine 25 de junio de 2020, 1:0  Beijing, Jun 25 (Prensa Latina) China is the only country in the world with a vaccine candidate against Covid-19 in its third phase of clinical trials in humans, after joining forces with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to carry out the project. Anti-Covid-19 vaccines offered to Chinese workers abroad 13 de junio de 2020, 1:0  Beijing, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) Workers from Chinese state companies sent abroad have been offered some of the inactive vaccines against Covid-19 that are currently on clinical trial, according to an official press release. Rwanda to launch Space Agency in July 11 de junio de 2020, 0:30  Kigali, June 11 (Prensa Latina) Rwanda's Minister of Technology and Innovation Paula Ingabire advanced on Wednesday that the Rwandan Space Agency must start operating in July this year. Asteroid impacts created the ingredients of life on Earth and Mars Tokyo, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) A new study reveals that asteroid impact sites in the ocean may have a crucial link in explaining the formation of essential molecules. China pledges $20 million for GAVI vaccine alliance 5 de junio de 2020, 0:45  Beijing, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister Li Keqiang announced that China will make a contribution of 20 million dollars to GAVI vaccine alliance, supporting poor countries to search for these drugs. Vietnam corners new coronavirus: 40 days without domestic contagions Hanoi, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The strict measures taken by Vietnam to prevent the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus from spreading have allowed the country to report 40 consecutive days without autochthonous Covid-19 cases. France puts biodiversity on its international agenda Paris, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Celebrating the World Biodiversity Day, France's authorities stated this Friday their commitment to safeguarding the environment and the priority of placing it at the center of the world agenda. Covid-19: Cuban doctors attend more than 26,000 patients worldwide Havana, May 19 (Prensa Latina) The 26 brigades of Cuban doctors from the Henry Reeve Contingent who are working today in about twenty countries, have so far treated more than 26,000 patients from Covid-19. Chile with nearly 26,000 infected and 294 deaths from Covid-19 Santiago de Chile, May 8 (Prensa Latina) The total number of people infected in Chile by the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus rose on Friday to 25,972 and 294 deaths from the disease, the Health Ministry reported in its daily press briefing. Chile's authorities extend total quarantine in the capital Santiago de Chile, May 4 (Prensa Latina) In the face of the bursting outbreak of Covid-19 new cases, especially in this capital, Chile's authorities decided yesterday to broaden the areas of this capital under total quarantine.