Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina 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. Despite Terrorist War, Syria Works for Primary Health Care http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=40673&SEO=despite-terrorist-war-syria-works-for-primary-health-care Damascus, April 7 (Prensa Latina) Syria dedicates the World Health Day day to boost primary health care with campaigns aimed at children and the fight against epidemics with encouraging results. Cuban Doctors in Mexico Highlight Minimally-Invasive Surgery http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=40423&SEO=cuban-doctors-in-mexico-highlight-minimally-invasive-surgery Mexico, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) Minimally-invasive surgery has great prospects in the field of medicine, due to its comparative advantages not only for patient but also for society, two Cuban specialists said here on Sunday. Intense Heat and Economic Effects in Panama due to El Niño http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=40413&SEO=intense-heat-and-economic-effects-in-panama-due-to-el-nino Panama, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) The oppressive heat due to the absence of rain characterizes the extended Panamanian summer, where the presence of the El Niño phenomenon generates alarm due to economic effects on agriculture and the interoceanic canal. India Leads World Infant Malnutrition List http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=40398&SEO=india-leads-world-infant-malnutrition-list New Delhi, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) A study on children malnutrition is cause of debate today in India right before general elections because electoral districts of renowned politicians fail to meet the minimum basic nutritional requirements. Costa Rican Health Authorities Step up Vigilance for Malaria http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=39588&SEO=costa-rican-health-authorities-step-up-vigilance-for-malaria San Jose, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) The Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) and the Health Ministry today steped up surveillance in the Northern Zone of Costa Rica, bordering Nicaragua, to detect cases of imported malaria. State of Emergency Declared in Greek Island Due to Floods http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=39508&SEO=state-of-emergency-declared-in-greek-island-due-to-floods Athens, March 6 (Prensa Latina) Greek authorities declared this Wednesday a state of emergency in the city of Halkida, on Evia island (Aegean Sea), due to floods that affected dozens of homes, businesses and crops. Cuba to Reduce Use of Gases with Impact on the Greenhouse Effect http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=39496&SEO=cuba-to-reduce-use-of-gases-with-impact-on-the-greenhouse-effect Havana, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is preparing to implement the Kigali Amendment to reduce the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), gases with a serious impact on the greenhouse effect, specialized sources report Wednesday. Cuba Shows Positive Results on World Hearing Day http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=39390&SEO=cuba-shows-positive-results-on-world-hearing-day Havana,  (Prensa Latina) Cuba is celebrating the World Hearing Day on Sunday with positive results in prevention and the cochlear implant program, a medical procedure from which the 500th patient benefited recently.