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Ecuador eliminates passport requirements for Venezuelan kids, teens

Quito, Aug 19 (efe-epa).- Ecuador has provisionally eliminated the passport requirement for Venezuelan children and teenagers who arrive in this country...

Hundreds of volunteers work on condor census in Ecuador

Antisana, Ecuador, Aug 18 (efe-epa).- More than 500 volunteers participate in the Second National Andean Condor Census in Ecuador, aiming to assess the...

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Attack on Venezuelan migrants heats up border with Brazil

Sao Paulo, Aug 19 (efe-epa).- The attacks by Brazilians on camps of Venezuelan migrants in the border city of Pararaima have spurred 1,200 Venezuelans to...

Chilean scientists using math models to improve pollination

Santiago, Aug 19 (efe-epa).- A team of Chilean scientists is using mathematical models to improve the pollination of plants within the framework of a...

2 million Muslims begin annual pilgrimage to Mecca

Riyadh, Aug 19 (efe-epa).- Nearly two million Muslims on Sunday began the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, considered the...

Japan to introduce AI robots in schools to boost spoken English skills

Tokyo, Aug 19 (efe-epa).- The government of Japan is planning to introduce English-speaking artificial intelligence robots in classrooms to help children...

Annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca is modernized with mobile apps

Riyadh, Aug 19 (efe-epa) - Nearly two million Muslims from around the world are starting their Hajj in Mecca on Sunday, the world's largest annual...

Protesters burn tents, personal belongings of Venezuelan immigrants in Brazil

Sao Paulo, Aug 18 (efe-epa).- Dozens of Brazilians demonstrated Saturday in the town of Pacaraima, on the border with Venezuela, against the presence of...

New capsule hotel widens accommodation options for pilgrims in Mecca

Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Aug 18 (efe-epa).- A new capsule hotel in Mecca is for the first time offering Hajj pilgrims the chance to stay in small pod-like rooms...

Hong Kong, Vietnam celebrates Ghost month with prayers, offerings

Hong Kong, Aug 18 (EFE).- Across Hong Kong on Saturday people continued to celebrate the Ghost month trying to appease ghosts with food, prayers and Chinese...

Bad blood draws can put patients at risk

Mexico City, Aug 17 (EFE).- Botched blood draws can cause serious effects on patients and increase the risk of error in the samples, a Mexican physician...

Paraguay president visits chapel site dedicated to nation's 1st beatified nun

Asuncion, Aug 17 (efe-epa).- Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benitez visited Friday the site of a future chapel dedicated to the Blessed Maria Felicia of...

Muslims gather in Mecca ahead of annual Hajj pilgrimage

Riyadh, Aug 17 (efe-epa).- Hundreds of thousands of Muslims from around the globe gathered Friday in the Saudi Arabian city of Mecca ahead of the annual...

Egyptians gear up for Eid al-Adha festivities by buying sacrificial animals

Cairo, Aug 17 (efe-epa).- Millions of Egyptians were on Friday preparing for the upcoming religious festival of Eid al-Adha, the holiest in Islam, by...

India's Parsi community celebrate new year with fire temple visits, feasts

Mumbai, India, Aug 17 (efe-epa).- The Parsi community in India, mostly concentrated in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, celebrated their new year on...

Afghan president visits Ghazni a week after Taliban offensive

Kabul, Aug 17 (efe-epa).- The Afghan president visited Ghazni on Friday to assess the security situation following a Taliban offensive to capture the city...

Vatican calls on priests to take responsibility in US abuse cases

Vatican City, Aug 16 (efe-epa).- The Holy See on Thursday called the abuses committed by priests against minors described in a report by the Pennsylvania...

Venezuelan police block health care workers march

Caracas, Aug 16 (efe-epa).- Dozens of police officers blocked a demonstration organized by Venezuelan health care workers for two hours, who were planning...

Abdo Benitez begins Paraguayan presidency with commitment to children

Asuncion, Aug 16 (efe-epa).- Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benitez began his term on Thursday by presiding at an event with children's associations and...

51 Colombians with criminal records deported from Chile

Santiago, Aug 16 (efe-epa).- A group of 51 Colombians who were either serving time in Chilean prisons or had a previous criminal record in either country...

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