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Washington, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. government started work on a section of the wall in the border between California and Mexico, replacing a barrier made in the decade of 1990, according to media reports published today.

Belgrade, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) President, Aleksandar Vucic, described as symbol of the brotherhood between Serbs and Russians the solemn presentation of the decorated dome of the Saint Sava Cathedral in this capital.

Caracas, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The president of the National Constituent Assembly (ANC), Delcy Rodríguez, today urged the opposition leader Julio Borges to carry out his political campaign in Venezuela and criticized him for making propaganda campaign from the United States.

Beijing, feb 22 (Prensa Latina) China has insisted on taking advantage of the sustained rapprochement between South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to improve their ties and move towards a broaden dialogue that include the United States.

Havana, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban beach resort of Varadero ranks among the best beaches in the world for the 2018 Travelers Choice Awards posted on TripAdvisor travel website.

In that list (www.tripadvisor.es/TravelersChoice-Beaches), Varadero ranked third preceded by Grace Bay from Turks and Caicos Islands, and Baia Do Sancho in Brazil.

Varadero, about 140 kilometers east of Havana, is one of the island's largest tourist destination together with Varadero, Holguín and Jardines del Rey.

The choice corresponds to queries made by the website to millions of travelers worldwide, who mostly answered affirmatively about the beauty and comforts of this scenario.

This sun and beach destination exhibits recreational boating, fishing, diving, and hotels with more amenities of this archipelago, 52 facilities in a place that receives the visit of more than one million vacationers per year, with constant development plans.

The TripAdvisor list mentions Grace Bay (Turks and Caicos Islands), Baia do Sancho, (Fernando de Noronha, Brazil), Varadero (Cuba), Eagle Beach Palm (Eagle Beach, Aruba), and Seven Mile Beach (Grand Cayman).

La Concha Beach (San Sebastián - Donostia, Spain), Clearwater Beach (Clearwater, Florida, United States), Seven Mile Beach (Negril, Jamaica), Bávaro (Bávaro, Dominican Republic), and North Beach (Isla Mujeres, Mexico), among the main ones, follow in order of importance.


Mexico, feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The presidential candidate, José Antonio Meade, affirmed that if he wins July 1 elections, he will apply the traditional principles of Mexican foreign policy of respect for self-determination and non-intervention.

Managua, feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega considered that today''s attempts to exclude Venezuela from the VIII Summit of the Americas, to be held next April in Peru, are meaningless and illogical, while representing an act of intolerance, at the same time.

Seoul, feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Eight government officials of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will travel to South Korea Sunday for the closing of the 23 PyeongChang winter Olympic Games, confirmed Seoul authorities today.

Damascus, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The Kurdish People''s Protection Units (YPG) militias will deliver the Syrian Army in the next 48 hours the neighborhoods they control in the northern city of Aleppo, media reports said today.

Washington, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Florida community members and students demanding today more arms control in the United States, participated in a public meeting where they confronted legislators and the National Rifle Association (NRA).

Moscow, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation are issuing their high-ranking military officers new ''Atlas'' M-66S mobile phones, manufactured in the country, and capable of encrypting messages and communications, the capital''s press said today.