Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Facebook is still on tenterhooks for uncovered Papers Havana, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Facebook is still in problems for uncovered Papers as it awaits new accusations against the company by former employees and other entities that aim at sanctioning it. Cubans plant trees ahead of UN meeting on climate change Havana, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's National Botanical Garden hosted today the planting of 26 trees as a symbol of commitment to a healthy and sustainable future, ahead of the upcoming United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP26). Warning on meteorological phenomena associated with the climate 26 de octubre de 2021, 2:47 Havana, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Floods and hurricanes are the most common weather-related phenomena in Latin America and the Caribbean and, according to the Cuban Science Network (Redcien), other events have affected the Caribbean island. Low Covid-19 numbers persist in Sub-Saharan Africa Nairobi, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Sub-Saharan Africa ended last week with small numbers of deaths and infections from Covid-19, according to a report released today by the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (CDPC). Cuban Health Ministry reports 1,319 Covid-19 cases and 15 deaths Havana, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) on Sunday reported 1,319 new Covid-19 cases and 15 deaths due to complications related the disease in the last 24 hours. Russia delivers 713,000 Sputnik V vaccines doses to Venezuela Moscow, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) announced on Twitter on Satudarday the arrival in Venezuela of 713,000 doses of the second component of the Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19. Cuba reports 1,393 Covid-19 cases and 14 deaths Havana, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba on Saturday reported 1,393 new positive cases for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes Covid-19, and 14 deaths from complications associated with the disease. WHO calls for action to better protect healthcare professionals Geneva, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) today demanded urgent action to better protect professionals who fight against Covid-19. Record number of daily vaccinations in Dominican Republic Santo Domingo, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) New measures taken by the Dominican Government have increased the number of vaccinated persons. Ministry of Public Health Daniel Rivera informed that in the last few days, an average of 118,000 people have been immunized every day with the first, second and third doses of vaccines. Storm Aurora affects power and transportation in northern France Paris, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Storm Aurora and its winds of 100 kilometers per hour on Thursday maintain lashing north of France after severe affectations in power service and train transportation were reported in the last few hours. Tech giants bet on metaverse development Washington, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Real life no longer seems to be so attractive for the world's major technology companies that currently bet on the development of the metaverse, an idea still under design with the promise of improving virtual reality. CARICOM analyzes situation in Haiti and access to Covid 19 vaccines Georgetown, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The situation in Haiti and the unequal access to vaccines against Covid-19 were key issues at a recent meeting of foreign ministers of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the regional body reported on Wednesday. 99.4 percent of Cuban population vaccinated with one dose Havana, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba reported that 99.4 percent of its population subject to vaccination has been vaccinated with at least a single dose, while reaching 87% of the total population (just over 11,180,000). MedRxiv website discloses results on Cuba's Abdala vaccine Havana, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The medRxiv website, dedicated to distributing unpublished texts on medicine, on Wednesday released research results concerning Cuba´s Abdala vaccine candidate. Cuba has a drug against Alzheimer's Havana, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Center for State Control of Medicines, Equipment and Medical Devices is evaluating for its registration a drug called NeuroEpo, an innovative product against Alzheimer's disease. Lake temperatures and ice sheet change due to human activity 19 de octubre de 2021, 2:6 Brussels, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Global changes in the temperature of lakes and the ice cover on Earth during the last decades were caused by human activity, an article in 'Nature Geoscience' journal revealed here. Cuba ratifies commitment to caring for the environment Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The president of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, ratified Cuba's commitment to strengthening the strategy to guarantee the care of the environment. Chinese health authorities warn about influenza and Covid-19 Beijing, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Chinese health authorities on Sunday warned the population on the need to be extremely careful due to the potential risk of combined infections with seasonal influenza and Covid-19 from the current fall until tge spring. New snake species found in Cuba 16 de octubre de 2021, 0:15 Havana, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) A new species of snake, called Arrhyton albicollum, was discovered in the eastern Cuban province of Holguin, so there are 44 snakes of this type registered in the country, local media reported. PAHO, ECLAC urge to speed up vaccination in the developing world 15 de octubre de 2021, 3:13  Washington, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) urged to speed vaccination processes up in the developing world, particularly Latin America and the Caribbean.