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Santiago, Chile, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) During his first week in office, Chilean President Sebastian Piñera did not end his tone of conciliation and unity in his work team, but he made harsh statements against the previous administration.

United Nations, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban director Lizette Vila brought today to the UN headquarters in New York the experiences she has lived through with her audiovisual presentation ''Palomas'', which defends a culture of peace, equality and diversity.

Yaguajay, Cuba, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the European Union are working to ensure the recovery capacity of the affected populations and compensate for the damages caused by Hurricane Irma on the island, Virginie Andre, an official of that agency, said.

Beijing, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) Deputies of the 13th People''s National Assembly of China (parliament) analyze today the list of candidates to the top posts of the State, before submitting it to vote between next Saturday and Monday.

Damascus, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian forces took control today of an important hill that is about three kilometers from the Golan Heights, a Syrian region occupied by Israel, military sources said.

Cairo, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) Egyptian expatriates are going to the polls today in 124 countries to elect the new head of State among the two official candidates: incumbent President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and Moussa Mostafa Moussa, the leader of the Ghad party.

Caracas, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelans will use a tactile membrane or digital card in the elections of next May 20, informed the main rector of the National Electoral Council (CNE in Spanish), Tania D''Amelio.

Havana, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban delegation to the Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Colombia, this year has already increased to 431 athletes, Cuban sports website Jit reported. The latest athletes to qualify for the regional event come from boxing (8 fighters), taekwondo (16), tennis (4) and thiathlon (6).

Muscat, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) Two robots will guide travelers at the international airport Muscat, the opening of which is scheduled for next Tuesday, said local media.

Port of Spain, mar 16 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean is now well represented in the United Nations, by having Trinidadian Elliot Harris as Assistance Secretary-General for Economic Development and Chief Economist of the Economic and Social Affairs Department.

Panama, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) Chilean film Una mujer fantástica, recently winner of the Oscar for the best foreign feature film, will open the sessions of the 7th International Film Festival of Panama (IFF), from April 5 to 11.