Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina WHO calls to meet health and development goals by 2030 Muscat, Oman, Dec. 9 (Prensa Latina) Accelerating actions to reduce premature mortality from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by one third and promote mental health is the purpose of a WHO Global Meeting, which begins this Monday in this capital. Around 761,00 children displaced by storms in the Caribbean United Nations, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Approximately 761,000 children were internally displaced by storms in the Caribbean from 2014 to 2018, and that is also the hottest five-year period recorded, a UNICEF report confirmed. Mexico puts a very special communications satellite into orbit Mexico, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) Mexico launched a very special communications satellite, the AzTechSat-1, built by students and teachers of the Popular Autonomous University of the State of Puebla (UPAEP) and NASA. Venezuela to open International University of Communication Caracas, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The opening of the new International University of Communication, an initiative of the recently concluded I International Communication Congress held here, will open up new options for the people of Latin America and the world, according to Mexican philosopher Fernando Buen Abad. Lack of exercise affects adolescent health, WHO warns Geneva, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) More than 80 percent of school-going adolescents worldwide do not reach the minimum recommended level of one hour of daily physical activity per day, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Friday. Cuba's medical services group participates in trade fair in China Shanghai, China, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The offers of the Comercializadora de Servicios Medicos Cubanos S.A. (Cuban Medical Services Distributor, CSMC) have attracted Chinese companies attending the 2nd China International Import Expo (CIIE). New agreement seeks to support wind power development in Southeast As Singapore, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) signed three agreements here to support the growth of this form of generation in Southeast Asia, a report available on its website reported today. WHO: New cases of tuberculosis decline globally Washington, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday that the number of new cases of tuberculosis decreased steadily in recent years, but is still high among marginalized and low-income populations. Rapid growth of clean energy expected in coming years London, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) With the installation of 1,200 gig watt (GW), renewable energy capacity in the world will be increased by 50 percent by 2024, the IEA predicted today. Climate change redraws economic and geopolitical map in the Arctic Washington, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The melting of the Arctic ice opened access to new energy resources, which caused an incipient struggle for power in the area, the Bloomberg agency reported today. Typhoon Hagibis kills 46 in Japan Tokyo, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Typhoon Hagibis has killed 46 people in Japan, while search and rescue operations continue and 16 people have been reported missing. Italian study assesses accumulation of debris on seabed Rome, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) The Italian Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA) described as very serious the amount of debris found on the seabed, in the water column and beaches of Italy. UN warns of danger of accelerated ocean warming Geneva, Sep 27 (Prensa Latina) The oceans are warming and the ice on the planet is melting, changes that have implications for almost all living things on earth, says a United Nations document published here. India's 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.