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Camagüey, Cuba, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) The Small Grants Programme (SGP) of the Global Environment Facility projects today the financing of 50,000 dollars for the opening of a Butterfly park, located in the Botanical Park of this city.

Caracas, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro thanked today the solidarity shows with Venezuela during the 24th Meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum, held in Havana, Cuba, from July 15 to 17.

Havana, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban deputies today began ordinary meetings, gathered in the 10 permanent work commissions of the National Assembly of People''s Power, said the website of the legislative body.

United Nations, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca, presided today a working meeting of the member States of the Latin American and Caribbean Forum for Sustainable Development.

Havana, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez heads the delegation of Cuba that will attend the central event in Nicaragua for the 39th anniversary of the triumph of the Sandinista Revolution, diplomatic sources said today.

Havana, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Because of the rapid action of workers and firefighters, none of the patients hospitalized at the National Institute of Oncology and Radiobiology (INOR) suffered injuries during the fire which occurred on Tuesday , health officials said today.

Havana, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The Executive Secretary of the Association of Cuban Bartenders (ACC), Lizbeth Elias Muñoz, stated today that about 250 professionals have confirmed their attendance at the 22nd Pan-American Cocktail Competition IBA 2018 in Havana.

La Paz, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales expressed gratitude for the support from the 24th Meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum for his candidacy for a new term in his country''s elections in 2019.

Pretoria, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Minister of Health, Alfredo Gonzalez, holds meetings in this capital with union leaders, foreign ministry officials and the presidential minister Nkosozana Dlamini Zuma, the embassy of that South African country reported.

Havana, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Amid an offensive by the right wing with its neoliberal policies and the stepping up of hegemonic stance of the United States, progressive and left-wing forces from Latin America and the Caribbean noted here that they are still struggling.

Havana, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Several research projects are developed by the Cuban biopharmaceutical industry, including those aimed at preventing and treating neurodegenerative diseases, cardiovascular diseases and cancer, according to officials from the sector.