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Santiago de Chile, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) Amid an influenza epidemic that has so far killed 20 people in Chile, health authorities are seeking to adopt emergency measures to face the lack of vaccines in the country.

Beijing, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) China is currently encouraging the increase of international cooperation in space exploration and will share nine scientific projects with 17 countries in a wide range of research areas.

St. Dominic, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 13 percent of the Dominican child population is in a situation of labor exploitation, local media reported this Wednesday.

Havana, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuba shows good results in different modalities of Education for Youths and Adults with more than 600 facilities for personal upgrading.

Mexico, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Mexican and American scientists have discovered arsenic and heavy metals harmful to human health in two kinds of sargassum on beaches of Quintana Roo, specialized sources reported.

New Delhi, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Deforestation of the Aravallis mountains makes fight against air pollution in New Delhi, a city with clean air all year round, is an uphill task.

Havana, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Environment ministers and forestry authorities from Central America will join efforts with their colleagues from the Caribbean and the rest of Latin America to boost regional reforestation, at a meeting that opens on Wednesday with Cuba''s official incorporation.

New Delhi, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) India is facing the worst water crisis, with 600 million people, almost half of the population, dealing with extreme water stress every year, official sources reported on Wednesday in New Delhi.

Santo Domingo, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Caribbean wind energy farms (PECASA), one of the Dominican Republic''s largest renewable energy projects, has started operations on Wednesday.

United Nations, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Despite of all progress made in recent years, stigma and discrimination against persons with disabilities are still ongoing, as well as numerous stumbling blocks to their integration.

Havana, June 12 (Prensa Latina) Over 1,300 specialists from 56 countries will reportedly participate in the 12th International Convention on Environment and Development, which will open its doors here from July 1 to 5.