Women Live Longer Thanks to their Genes

1 Washington, Sep 30. -Women are stronger than men, they get sick less and therefore live longer, this thanks to their genes, says a study published in the journal BioEssays.They have two X chromosomes, which seems to be the key to greater immunity. Although in the one hand it gives them survival advantage on the other promotes susceptibility to autoimmune

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SELA for Developing Cultural Industries in the Region

1 Caracas, Jun 28. -The Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA) called on member states to promote development and cooperation in cultural and creative industries because this could be an important source of funds. SELA mentioned in a report that in most countries of the region these sectors play an important role in areas including tourism, music, handicrafts and

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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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US Blockade Against Cuba Remains Unchanged

0 Havana, Sep 16. -US President Barack Obama has fallen short on the expectations generated by his speech on Cuba and the blockade policy against this nation, said Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Wednesday. It is not true the president cannot change the economic, commercial and financial blockade of nearly 50 years, the minister stated. Cuba´s loss because of

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Bahamas: Black Tide to Arrive Next Weekend

0 Nassau, May 27. -The Weather Department of Bahamas predicted the oil spilled in the Gulf of Mexico might arrive in the coasts of Bahamas this weekend, when a variation in the winds is expected. Bahaman official Michael Stubbs said the patterns point at a change of the direction of the air, against clockwise, which would push the crude oil

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Food sowing boosted in Santa Cruz del Sur

3 Santa Cruz Del Sur, May 14. – Despite the climate difficulties seen in this territory, the Agriculture workers in Santa Cruz del Sur have been able to boost the crop sowing in al the possible varieties in more than 3000 hectares. This territory complies with the plan at a 96 per cent thanks to the tuber, vegetable and grain

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Bolivia Wants Cuban 5 Free

0 La Paz, May 5. -The Bolivian Movement of Solidarity with Cuba is demanding on Wednesday the release of five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters unfairly imprisoned in US jails, with a rally in front of that nation''s embassy in this capital. The action, called "El Cinco por los Cinco a las 5:55" (On May 5, for the Five at 5:55) aims

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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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