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Cubans plant trees ahead of UN meeting on climate changeHavana, 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).

Millions of people in Afghanistan on the brink of famineKabul, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Afghanistan is on the brink of one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world, United Nations agencies have warned, while more than half of the population faces an acute food shortage.

The Netherlands sends medical supply donation to CubaHavana, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The Netherlands has sent a medical supply donation to Cuba in order to support the fight against Covid-19.

images/2021/octubre/26/all-oms.jpgGeneva, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Experts on Tuesday called on a radical economic reorientation in the interests of health for all, prior to the G20 Summit to be held on October 30, in Rome, Italy.

Cuba rejects at UN consumerist patterns that pollute the planetUnited Nations, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel assured today at the United Nations that the prevailing capitalist patterns in the world are causing the current climate crisis and endangering the survival of the planet.

Argentina to apply booster against Covid-19 and vaccinate touristsBuenos Aires, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Argentina confirmed today to apply a third booster dose of the Sinopharm vaccine against Covid-19 for people over 50 years old and immunosuppressed persons, while tourists entering the country will also be able to be vaccinated.

images/2021/octubre/26/all-bolso.jpgBrasilia, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The parliamentary commission (CPI) investigating the government's anti-Covid-19 management asked today the Supreme Court and the Prosecutor's Office to suspend the accounts of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

images/2021/octubre/26/all-vacuna25.jpgHavana, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) A total of 25 million 357 thousand 844 doses of immunizers against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, that causes Covid-19, were administered in Cuba, the Health Ministry reported today.

26 de octubre de 2021, 14:24Seoul, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) South Korea will provide five million dollars to a regional fund to help Southeast Asian countries increase their immunization rates, President Moon Jae-in announced on Tuesday.

Havana, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The head of the vaccination program at the Health Ministry, Lena Lopez, reported on Tuesday that 1,808,312 Cuban children, accounting for 95 percent, have received the first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.

Tokyo, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) After a slow beginning, over 70 percent of the Japanese population has been completely vaccinated against Covid-19, the government reported on Tuesday.