Bolivian Govt. to Step up Anti-Car Smuggling Measures

2 La Paz, June 23. -The Bolivian government considers it essential to fight the pernicious car smuggling, a crime that has been hitting the country for several years, said an official source. The member of Parliament for the ruling Movement Towards Socialism, Elio Marcelo, told Prensa Latina that they need to strengthen border control and promote joint collaboration between the

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Population Increase Through Life Expectancy and Birthrate

0 Paris, Jan 19. -For the first time in its history France has surpassed the mark of 65 million inhabitants through an increase of the birthrate and growing life expectancy, informed an official source. The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies indicated that in 1999 60 million inhabitants were registered. According to the institute the main causes of this

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Haiti: Cholera Deaths Rise to 3,790

0 Port au Prince, Jan 15. -A total 3,790 persons have died up to last Sunday due to the cholera epidemic that hits Haiti, informed an official source. The report released by the Ministry of Public Health and Population informed that 185,012 are infected and of these, 101,016 were released after recovering from the disease. Artibonite, a northern department of

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Japan to Support Paraguayan Rural Development

0 Asuncion, Dec 29. -According to an official source Japan will support Paraguay rural development through technical cooperation which includes donations of about 10 million dollars plus loans. Makoto Kitanaka, director of the Japan International Cooperation Agency, JICA, in Paraguay said that the project has an integrated development approach addressed to small farmers. He also said that they are going

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Cuban Biolarvicide against Dengue in Sri Lanka

1 Colombo, Sep 14. -The first shipment of Cuban biolarvicide acquired by the government of Sri Lanka to fight the mosquito that transmits dengue is already in Colombo, announced an official source. According to the local Ministry of Health, the product, which uses the bacteria Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis, will be submitted first to a pilot test in the district of

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