Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina India's COP-14, a Time to Discuss Policies to counteract Drought http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=46823&SEO=indias-cop-14-a-time-to-discuss-policies-to-counteract-drought New Delhi,  (Prensa Latina) Drought is a major obstacle to Sustainable Development Goal 15 in the life of terrestrial ecosystems, assured Ibrahim Thiaw, Executive Secretary of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification. Hurricane Dorian has already Broken Several Records http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=46553&SEO=hurricane-dorian-has-already-broken-several-records Washington, Sep 3 (Prensa Latina) Hurricane Dorian, currently located over the island of Grand Bahama, lost strength this Tuesday falling from category 5 to 3 on the Saffir-Simpson scale, but still considered one of the most intense and catastrophic hurricanes ever. Scientists warn of more frequent and extreme droughts http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=46537&SEO=scientists-warn-of-more-frequent-and-extreme-droughts Washington, Sep 3 (Prensa Latina) More and more extreme droughts and aridity than currently experienced, exacerbated by climate change, are forecast by researchers at Columbia University. Bolivia advocates strengthening international alliance for the Amazon http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=46474&SEO=bolivia-advocates-strengthening-international-alliance-for-the-amazon La Paz, (Prensa Latina) Bolivia highlighted this Sunday the international support received to tackle the forest fire emergency in the Amazon and called for strengthening the alliance among UN member States to face climate change. India launches facial Biometric-based ID for Seafarers http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=46401&SEO=india-launches-facial-biometric-based-id-for-seafarers New Delhi, Aug 30 (Prensa Latina) India has become the first country in the world to issue a Biometric Seafarer Identity Document (BSID) to its seafarers. Ebola Death toll in DR Congo Climbs above 2,000 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=46399&SEO=ebola-death-toll-in-dr-congo-climbs-above-2000 Kinshasa, Aug. 30 (Prensa Latina) The death toll of the Democratic Republic of Congo's year-long Ebola outbreak has climbed above 2,000, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Evo Morales Coordinates Tasks to Quell Wildfires http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=46377&SEO=evo-morales-coordinates-tasks-to-quell-wildfires La Paz, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales continues this Thursday coordinating, alongside the Environmental Emergency Cabinet, tasks to quell the wildfires affecting the region of Chiquitania, Santa Cruz Department. Electric Shock causes Five Deaths in Cuban province http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45675&SEO=electric-shock-causes-five-deaths-in-cuban-province Havana, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Five fatalities caused by lightning at La Puntilla beach in Santa Cruz del Norte, in the western province of Mayabeque, local media reported here. Diaz-Canel: Bolsonaro Lies about Cuban Doctors http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=45136&SEO=diaz-canel-bolsonaro-lies-about-cuban-doctors Havana, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel denounced that the Brazilian head of State, Jair Bolsonaro, lies about the Cuban doctors in that country, and acts with servility towards the United States. Cuban Delegation Visits Syrian Medicines Plants http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=44871&SEO=cuban-delegation-visits-syrian-medicines-plants Damascus,  (Latin Press) Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industries Business Group (BioCubaFarma) of Cuba has visited several medicines plants and it is making a working visit to Syria to foster collaboration with this Arab nation. Venezuela Exceeds International Breastfeeding Targets http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=44646&SEO=venezuela-exceeds-international-breastfeeding-targets Caracas, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela shows internationally outstanding results in the breastfeeding program, surpassing the goals of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. 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. China Seized Equipment Used to Cheat in University Entrance Tests http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43006&SEO=china-seized-equipment-used-to-cheat-in-university-entrance-tests Beijing,  (Prensa Latina) Chinese police confiscated thousands of high-tech equipment and processed a hundred cases for attempted fraud during the gaokao, university entrance tests that finished This Sunday. Cuban Northern Key Beaches Receive Environmental Recognition http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=42995&SEO=cuban-northern-key-beaches-receive-environmental-recognition Ciego de Avila, Cuba Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) Many beaches on Cayo Coco and Cayo Guillermo, north of Cuba, received an environmental recognition for complying with standards and requirements for their care and protection. Deaths Caused by Diabetes in LatAm and Caribbean under Debate in Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=42305&SEO=deaths-caused-by-diabetes-in-latam-and-caribbean-under-debate-in-cuba Havana,  (Prensa Latina) Deaths due to diabetes in Latin America and the Caribbean are are a key discussion point on Thursday during the 4th Symposium of the Latin American Diabetes Association in Cuba. Over 23,600 Cases of Malaria This Year in Colombia http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=41345&SEO=over-23600-cases-of-malaria-this-year-in-colombia Bogota, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Over 23,600 cases of malaria are registered in Colombia so far this year, the Ministry of Health reported today.