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Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Venezuela signed today the final act of the 18th Meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission of the Comprehensive Cooperation Agreement (CICIC) between both countries, a process for redimensioning the collaboration.

Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The president of the National Assembly of People''s Power, Esteban Lazo, received today Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić at the host building of that institution.

Abuja, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of the Ministry of Public Health of Cuba (Minsap) presented the benefits of Heberprot-P in this capital, informed today the Cuban embassy in this country through a statement.

Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Some few hours after the conclusion of the 39th Festival of New Latin American Cinema, the foreign press accredited in Cuba will select today the film to receive the Glauber Rocha Award, sponsored by Prensa Latina News Agency.

Wellington, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Aware of the stories of his colleague Osmeivy Ortega about the damage Hurricane Irma caused in Cuba, New Zealand artists will auction some works by the two countries and will allocate what will be collected to the reconstruction of the Caribbean island.

Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The 16th Political Council of the Bolivarian Alliance of the Peoples of Our Americas-Peoples'' Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) opened here on Thursday with the aim of strengthening unity and the capacity for consultation, Granma newspaper reported.

Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Canada's international cooperation with Cuba is currently increasing through supporting three agricultural projects.

By Martha Cabrales Arias

Santiago de Cuba, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The Policosanol or PPG master plan is underway to revitalize this natural medicine of Cuba, which has a remarkable therapeutic efficacy, 20 years after the beginning of its generalization.

By Teyuné Díaz

Havana (Prensa Latina) International organizations ensure that the world economy and, in particular, the Latin American economy has risen in 2017 with respect to 2016, while the data show an overall increase in people suffering from hunger.

Santiago de Cuba, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The good news of the end of the drought, the one that tormented them in recent years, today reaches the people of Santiago with pleasant temperatures in a land also punished the burning sun and the consequent suffocation.

Havana, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican-Spanish co-produced film ''La 4ta Compañia'' (The 4th Company) is screened today at the 39th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema held in Havana, tackling a criminal story linked to issues such as influence peddling and high crime rate in Mexico.