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Havana, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) The 11th Congress on Marine Sciences began on Monday in Havana with the participation of experts from Latin America, Europe and the United States, engaged in the study of maritime protection and the proper use of the species living there.

Jakarta, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) Around 22 people, including several children, died due to sudden floods and landslides in the Indonesian provinces of West Sumatra and North Sumatra, official sources confirmed on Saturday.

Addis Ababa, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) warned on Saturday about the need to adopt effective strategies in the eastern and central region of the continent to improve the fight against the fall armyworm.

Santiago de Chile, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The University of Santiago de Chile (USACH) will host the 9th World Congress of Scientific Youth from November 15-19, with the participation of a hundred exhibitors from 18 countries.

Buenos Aires, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The new regional director for Latin America and the Caribbean of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Luis Felipe Lopez-Calva, praised on Friday the excellent and important cooperation relations with Cuba.

Mogadishu, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Somalia is facing a tough situation after the cholera outbreak that has caused 42 deaths since 2017, and 45 percent of new cases are children up to age 5.

Mexico, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The center of Tropical Storm Sergio is located on Friday in Mexican land 75 kilometers east of Punta Abreojos, and 75 km southwest of Santa Rosalia, in Baja California Sur.

Bridgetown, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) On Wednesday, the Government of Barbados announced the signing of the first Agreement for Subvention of Preparation with the Green Climate Fund, which will allow the country to receive a subvention of 300,000 dollars to protect the environment.

Beirut, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The sanctions imposed by the United States will affect the healthcare sector in Lebanon if the Islamic Resistance or Hezbollah takes over the Health Ministry in the next government, local media reported on Friday.

London, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Scientists are subjecting the study of the metabolome and its relationship with body mass index (BMI) to measure the harmful effects of obesity on health, Journal Cell Metabolism published on Friday.

Astaná, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Rescuers found fragments of the damaged spaceship Soyuz MC-10, some 40 kilometers from the village of Zhezkazgan, in the Kazakh region of Karaganda, informed today the Committee of Emergency Situations.