China Plans to Increase Latin America Imports

1 Beijing, May 18. -China plans to import a greater variety of goods from Latin America to balance its foreign trade, considering that the region could export more to this country, a trade official said here. China is also willing to encourage more companies to invest in nations such as Brazil, Peru and others, according to Wan Jifei, chairman of

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Dominican Republic with 82 Cases of Cholera

1 Santo Domingo, Dec 25. -In the last days, nine more cholera patients were reported in the Dominican Republic, for a total of 82 cases nationwide to date as authorities maintained a health alert. Seventy-five of the 82 cholera patients were in satisfactory condition and only remained under treatment. Authorities said they expected patients to be back at home this

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Dominican Rep. Reports 9 Cholera Cases in 48 Hours

0 Santo Domingo, Dec 14. -The Health Ministry of the Dominican Republic reported four more cholera cases on Sunday, for a total of 32 cases confirmed so far in this Caribbean country. Nine new cases were reported in the last 48 hours, two in Hato del Yaque, Santiago de los Caballeros province, one in Comendador, Elias Piña province, and the

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Over 240 Million Africans Are Malnourished

0 Luanda, Oct. 14. -While sub-Saharan Africa reduced the number of hungry people by about 12 million, more than 240 million Africans continue to be malnourished, an FAO representative said on Wednesday. The president of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization's Africa Regional Conference, Angolan Afonso Pedro Canga, made those statements during a food forum in Rome, Italy. According to

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Some 305 houses built in Santa Cruz del Sur

0 Santa Cruz del Sur, Oct 2. –Around 305 houses have been built so far in the current year, which represents a 93 per cent of the fulfilment of the plans benchmarked, not counting 53 buildings more, assigned to the municipality because other territories of the province could not assume their construction project. The entities from this sector here in

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Health Days benefit blood donors

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, Jun 29. -With more than 200 blood donations so far, Santa Cruz del Sur declared to efficiently contribute to the provincial extraction plan of the red liquid destined to the Health Sector and the Cuban Medical Industry. This territory has carried our Health Days, inserting specialized attentions to the donors with the necessary entertainment, achieving

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Child Labor is an Evil Present in Europe

0 Brussels, Jun 2. -More than two million children under the age of 15 are salaried workers in the European Union, even in developed countries such as Holland, Denmark and France, charged the Non Governmental Organization "Save the Children." Children who work is one of the most extended phenomenom in all of central and eastern Europe, while poverty forces the

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Intense Activity to Free the Five in the US

0 Havana, May 7. -Exhibitions and encounters in several US cities during May and June include an intense agenda of the International Committee for the Liberation of the Five Cuban Anti terrorists jailed in the United States for more than a decade. We expect more commitments with this cause Alicia Jracko, coordinator of the committee in the US, told Prensa

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Anti-Polio Second Stage in Cuba

0 Havana, Apr 23  -. -The second stage of the 49th National Vaccination Campaign against poliomyelitis is starting on Friday in Cuba, which should immunize more than 500,000 children against that disease, once it has been concluded. In this stage, some 362,525 under three-year-old toddlers will receive a second oral dose (two drops), while 143,080 nine-year-old children will have the

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Students will take care of the polls next Sunday

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, Apr 23. -More than 200 Santa Cruz born people will vote for the first time in their lives in this southern territory, and around 900 pupils are going to take care of the ballot boxes next Sunday, April 25th. In this sense, the youth communist league (UJC), carried out some interviews with pupils belonging to

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