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Canberra, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 80% of forested region known as Blue Mountains and classed as World Heritage Site, located in New South Wales (NSW), was ravaged by wildfires, the Rural Fire Service (RFS) reported today.


Canberra, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 80% of forested region known as Blue Mountains and classed as World Heritage Site, located in New South Wales (NSW), was ravaged by wildfires, the Rural Fire Service (RFS) reported today.


Beijing, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) China on Friday reported that its population exceeded 1.4 billion in 2019, but at the same time, population is demographically declining because only 14.65 million babies were born last year.


Luanda, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The multinational company Angola Cables informed today Friday that failures in the supply of telecommunication services by the section of the submarine cable for the connection between Angola and Europe have been registered.


Ciego de Avila, Cuba,  (Prensa Latina) The Cuban drug Heberferon, the only one of its kind in the world, has seen excellent results in the treatment of basal cell carcinoma of the skin in this Cuban province.


Luanda. Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) The Angolan Nurses Order (ORDENFA) announced today it intends to strengthen professional exchanges with Brazilian counterparts, including access to scholarships in that South American country.


Davos, Switzerland, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) The top five global risks identified by the latest World Economic Forum Global Risks Perception Survey are associated to the adverse effects of climatological and environmental events, as published in a report on the website of the institution on Thursday.


Mexico, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador launched this Thursday his plan to provide free healthcare, including medicines, to benefit all Mexicans, especially those lacking social security.


Addis Ababa, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer reaffirmed his commitment to provide humanitarian assistance to people affected by ethnic violence.


Brasilia, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Espiritu Santo, Rio de Janeiro and nine states in northeastern Brazil could see a dengue outbreak from March, the Arbovirosis Surveillance Coordinator of the Ministry of Health, Rodrigo Saidi, warned on Thursday.


15 de enero de 2020, 16:34San Jose, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) The Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) reported today that in 2019 it performed 1,396 total knee replacements, which allowed the same number of people to recover their quality of life.