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30.08.2014

Correa Urges to Improve Pensions in Rural Sector

Correa Urges to Improve Pensions in Rural Sector

Quito, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) President Rafael Correa urged today to improve pensions in the rural sector until they match those in the urban sector, and reiterated his government’s support to farmers. He explained at the 6th Intercultural Meeting of Rural Social Insurance, running today in the coastal province of… »

28.08.2014

Putin and Poroshenko Conclude First Face-to-Face Talks

Putin and Poroshenko Conclude First Face-to-Face Talks

Minsk, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart, Piotor Poroshenko, concluded their first face-to-face talks at midnight on Wednesday, the press advisor to the Russian head of State, Dimitri Peskov, said. The meeting started in the capital of Belarus at closed doors, after the… »

25.08.2014

Births in Vietnam Confirm Genre Breach

Hanoi, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) The gender breach in births in Vietnam confirm the prediction that by 2050, more than four million men will have difficulties to find a female spouse in the country. The latest statistics presented by the director of the Population and Family Planning Department, Duong… »

22.08.2014

Julian Assange”s Defense Team Demands UN Intervention

Julian Assange”s Defense Team Demands UN Intervention

Quito, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The defense team of the Australian computer expert and journalist Julian Assange is demanding UN intervention in the case, announced his lawyer, the Spanish jurist Baltasar Garzón, in a statement released today to the local press. During a visit to Guatemala to participate in the… »

12.08.2014

Tranquility in Second Day of Truce in Gaza

Ramallah, Aug 12.- In peace and hope woke today the residents of the Gaza Strip in a second day of truce used to find food, water and personal belongings still in rubble. Life returned to normal, witnesses said on Tuesday, referring to the 72-hour break started a day earlier and… »

12.08.2014

Experts Discuss in Geneva on Use of Experimental Drugs for Ebola

Experts Discuss in Geneva on Use of Experimental Drugs for Ebola

Geneva, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) Experts in medical ethics are meeting in Geneva to set ethical limits on the use of experimental treatments for Ebola, a disease which since March has killed about a thousand people. Last week the World Health Organization (WHO) decided to convene this meeting, which… »

12.08.2014

USA Attacks are Insufficient to Stop Extremists in Iraq

USA Attacks are Insufficient to Stop Extremists in Iraq

Washington, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) The United States launched new air strikes against Iraqi insurgents, but without the action of ground troops will be difficult to achieve long-term progress and stop the humanitarian crisis, media said today. The attacks of American aviation try to support local forces fighting the… »

09.08.2014

Mortality Rate Due to Ebola Increases to 961 Deaths

Mortality Rate Due to Ebola Increases to 961 Deaths

Geneva, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) The mortality rate increased to 961 deaths due to the current outbreak of Ebola affecting several West African countries, reported today the World Health Organization (WHO). As for cases of patients, probable and suspect, there are 779 thousand reported so far, said the United… »

07.08.2014

Argentina Contacts US Banks

Argentina Contacts US Banks

Buenos Aires, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Argentina is in contact with the Citibank and the Bank of New York to timely transfer its payments to the creditors that agreed to restructure the country”s debt and that were blocked by [US] Judge Thomas Griesa. The decision was notified the eve… »

17.07.2014

Argentina Deplores Announcement on Vulture Funds

Argentina Deplores Announcement on Vulture Funds

Buenos Aires, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) The Argentine Government deplored today a paid announcement on the vulture funds published by the Clarin and La Nacion newspapers asserting that the country undergoes a technical suspension of payments. Jorge Capitanich, Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers, asserted this morning that Argentina does… »

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