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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.


4 de octubre de 2019, 15:50La Paz, Oct. 4 (Prensa Latina) Social sectors in Bolivia are demanding action be taken against doctors striking for a 46th consecutive day, with the resulting suspension of over 18,000 out-patient consultations, surgeries and emergency care.


4 de octubre de 2019, 14:17Havana, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Minister of Public Health Marcia Cobas received a delegation of 24 Americans interested in the island's progress in this sphere, according to a press release this Friday.


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Havana, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) In Cuba, joint replacement surgery has been successful in treating knee and hip injuries, experts from the Frank Pais Orthopedic Scientific Complex reported on Friday.


Brasilia, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) One in three Brazilian children suffers extreme poverty, according to data presented at the 8th International Symposium on Early Childhood Development, which ends this Friday in Sao Paulo.


Santa Clara, Cuba, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) Doctors from over 20 nations will attend the Cardiovilla 2019 International Congress, which will be held from October 8 to 10 in this central city of Cuba.


Santiago, Chile, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) The shrinking of Chile's glaciers due to climate change has increased to 8% over the past five years, according to a preliminary study by the General Waters Directorate (DGA).


Asuncion, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) Firefighters and volunteers managed to extinguish the fires in Chovoreca, in the Paraguayan Chaco region, and the emblematic Guasu Park in Asuncion after intense days.


Addis Ababa, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) The Surgery Society of Ethiopia on Thursday presented its annual award to Cuba for its contribution to the development of that medical specialty and the training of physicians from this African country.


Beijing, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) South Korean giant Samsung - the world's leading smartphone brand - closed its plants in China due to the rise of national brands, and thus follows other foreign firms that have left this market, local press reported on Thursday.


La Paz, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) Contrary to the near civil war situation that existed in Bolivia 16 years ago, today's economic, political and social stability have contributed to technological development, according to the newspaper Cambio.