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Washington, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) The controversy grows after it was known that the U.S. government will issue a series of exemptions from environmental standards to speed up the construction and replacement of a section of fence on the border with Mexico.

By Yanet Llanes Alemán

Havana (Prensa Latina) The death of over 10 thousand persons and the damages caused to 62 million by extreme meteorological events in 2018, imposed on governments the challenge of introducing effective policies of prevention and mitigation.

Havana, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) Academics, researchers and social scientists from Cuba and Mexico open Friday in Havana a series of conferences aimed at deepening in historical and current issues of the links between both nations and peoples.

Pretoria, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) The confirmation of the gas reserve discovery by French company Total off the southern coast of South Africa was considered on Friday by specialists of great importance for the economic development of this country.

Damascus, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) A delegation from the World Health Organization (WHO) toured hospitals in the southern Syrian province of Quneitra to assess the health needs of the sector.

Washington, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) Based on the arched shell of the leopard tortoise and its gravity center, U.S. researchers created insulin pills that could be the end of subcutaneous injections for diabetic patients, publishes Journal Science.

Panama, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) January was the driest month in the past 106 years in Panama, Vice President of Water and Environment of the Panama Canal Authority (PCA), Carlos Vargas, said on Thursday in some press reports.

Brasilia, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) President Jair Bolsonaro's government is preparing the end of the More Doctors program, according to information confirmed by the initiative's coordinator, Mayra Pinheiro, and quoted Thursday by Fato's Brazil website.

Caracas, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan government has invested over the last 13 years around 90 billion Euros to boost the public health system, President Nicolas Maduro informed.

Washington, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) The last five years were the warmest in modern history since 1880, according to a study presented today by scientists from NASA and the National Office on Oceans and Atmosphere (NOAA).

Havana, January 7 (Prensa Latina) Reconstruction works and the delivery of construction materials advance speedily for the recovery of thousands of houses that were either destroyed or damaged by the destructive tornado that battered areas of five municipalities of Havana, Construction Minister Rene Mesa asserted.