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Science

Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) The Zaza reservoir, the largest in Cuba, benefitted from about 68 million m3 of water due to recent and continued rainfall, for a total of 228.8 million m3, an expert reported today.


Santiago de Chile, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) Chilean researchers and academicians show today at the Nanotechnology Fair 2019, the nation's main scientific advances in areas such as food, mining, energy and the environment.


Beijing, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) China is preparing a package of measures aimed at optimizing the quality of life and health of senior citizens, as part of its actions to address rapid population aging.


Brasilia, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) Rain yesterday helped extinguish a fire that threatened an archeological site in the Monte Alegre State Park, in the northern Brazilian state of Para, home to cave paintings dating over 11,000 years.


San Jose, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) Local governments are key players in the commitment of countries to generate adaptation and mitigation actions to face climate change, as recognized on Tuesday by attendees to a workshop on the role of these bodies.


Washington, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) The United States and Japan signed two agreements this Tuesday to increase trade in digital and agricultural products, amid US pressures against different markets around the world, including China.


Beijing, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese are today enjoying family reunions on the occasion of the Chongyang, or Double Ninth Festival, a thousand-year-old celebration to promote respect, love, obedience and care for senior citizens.


Nassau, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) The government and people of the Bahamas are intensifying recovery efforts today, just over a month after Hurricane Dorian passed through its islands.


Paris, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) Tens of thousand of French people marched Sunday in this capital to reject the PMA (Medically Assisted Procreation) bill, an initiative under discussion in the French Parliament.


San José, Oct. 6 (Prensa Latina) Some 1,500 people will participate in the Preparatory Meeting (PRE-COP25) of the United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP) against Climate Change, the Ministry of Environment and Energy (Minae reported today) from Costa Rica.


Caracas, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro today celebrated the Inter-American Water Day with calling on the people to raise awareness for the preservation and rational use of this vital liquid.