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Fukushima nuclear plant ready to install underground ice wall
| JAPAN NUCLEAR | 10 de febrero de 2016
Okuma, Japan, Feb 10 (EFE).- The operator of Japan's troubled Fukushima nuclear power plant announced Wednesday it has finished installing the equipment to create a "wall of ice" under the plant to prevent accumulation and spillage of contaminated water into the sea.
China confirms first case of Zika in a man who traveled to Venezuela
| CHINA ZIKA | 10 de febrero de 2016
Beijing, Feb 10 (EFE).- China's health authorities have confirmed the first case of Zika in the country, in a 34-year-old man who returned to the country on Feb.5 after traveling to Venezuela, official media reported Wednesday.
Body of abducted Mexican journalist found dead in Veracruz
| MEXICO JOURNALIST | 10 de febrero de 2016
Mexico City, Feb 10 (EFE).- The attorney general office (PGR) of the Mexican State of Puebla confirmed that a body which has been found, is that of the missing journalist Anabel Flores Salazar who was abducted from her house in Veracruz on Monday.
Sanders beats Clinton in New Hampshire Primary
| USA ELECTIONS | 10 de febrero de 2016
Concord, USA, Feb 10 (EFE).- Former United States Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton conceded defeat to her rival, Senator Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary in New Hampshire. Just minutes after the polls closed, all the projections showed that Sanders won the primary.
Colombia to expand land devoted to palm oil industry over 3 years
| COLOMBIA FORUM | 08 de febrero de 2016
Bogota, Feb 8 (EFE).- Colombia expects to add 150,000 hectares (370,000 acres) to its palm oil plantations over the next three years, Agriculture Ministry permanent crops program coordinator William Granados Perez said Monday.