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IOC sets up vaccination centers in Qatar, Rwanda

Lausanne, Jun 3 (Plenglish) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday announced the establishment of two other Covid-19 vaccination centers in Qatar and Rwanda for athletes who will participate at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. According to the governing body, such initiatives will allow athletes who cannot be immunized in…

Spain announces Covid-19 aid for Latin America

Covax international solidarity vaccine program Madrid, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish government on Wednesday announced an aid of 15 million vaccines for Latin American countries to help them fight the SARS- CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes the Covid-19 pandemic. This aid will be provided under the Covax international solidarity vaccine…

Greta Thunberg aims to change how food is produced

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has set her sights on changing how the world produces and consumes food to counteract a trio of threats: carbon emissions, disease outbreaks, and animal suffering. In a video posted on Twitter on Saturday, Thunberg said the environmental impact of farming and disease outbreaks such…

Big promises, few doses: why Russia’s struggling to make Sputnik V doses

Transforming the site of what once was a Soviet-era car factory into a state-of-the-art facility churning out Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V was the easy bit. Making doses in bulk, finding qualified staff and getting equipment have been much bigger headaches for Moscow-based biotech firm R-Pharm and other private Russian…

US organizations ask Biden for a change in policy on Cuba

Washington, May 6 (Prensa Latina) A group of US organizations representing farmers, environmentalists, academics, civil society and climate justice movements called on Washington to change its policy on Cuba, according to a report released here on Thursday. In total, 36 organizations from those sectors sent a letter to US President…

Ideological and Political Diversity is critical for the prosperity of any nation.

Socialist ideology, like so many others, has two main dangers. One stems from confused and incomplete readings of foreign texts, and the other from the arrogance and hidden rage of those who, in order to climb up in the world, pretend to be frantic defenders of the helpless so as…

Ibero American films present at Latino Film Festival in US

Washington, (Prensa Latina) Over 80 international films will be screened today at the 37th Chicago Latino Film Festival, whose virtual program is dedicated to moviegoers living in six States of that nation. The event, which includes online screenings through the chicagolatinofilmfestival.org/films website, includes 45 feature films and 36 short films…

Covid-19 deaths in Africa decrease, but famine is a threat

Nairobi, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) Africa on Monday reported 262 deaths due to causes related to Covid-19, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on Tuesday, the same average figure reported over the weekend, an arithmetical coincidence. No one will take the risk of formulating a hypothesis, let…

U.S.-China cooperation vital for faster global recovery

WASHINGTON, April 9 (Xinhua) — Cooperation between the United States and China, the world’s two largest economies, would be vital for a faster global recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Thursday. “What we see today is the U.S. and China being…