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13 de octubre de 2017, 17:07Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) Electoral sources indicated today that until October 11th, a total of 21,758 people were nominated as candidates for the municipal Assemblies of People''s Power in the first stage of Cuban elections.

13 de octubre de 2017, 16:49Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The US State Department designated its embassy in Bogota, Colombia, to process the visas for residents in Cuba that want to emigrate to the United States, according to a press release by the embassy in this capital.

13 de octubre de 2017, 16:23Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The teaching of solidarity, of the spirit to help and collaborate with others, represents a heritage of great opportunities for young Cubans, said a UNESCO official here.

13 de octubre de 2017, 16:17Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The damages of the economic, financial and commercial blockade of the United States to Cuba amounted to $130.179 billion USD at current prices since its imposition in 1962, stated a report on the subject today.

13 de octubre de 2017, 16:16Brussels, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) Culture is a priority in Cuba and is considered a fundamental pillar for social transformation, the country''s minister of the sector, Abel Prieto, stated in Belgium today.

13 de octubre de 2017, 15:20Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban group Ludi Teatro will cancel its performance at the 1st International Festival of Latin American Theater in Chicago, because it was not granted a visa to travel to the United States, said today the Ministry of Culture.

13 de octubre de 2017, 15:18Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The Wine Festival of the National Hotel of Cuba shows today its potential in the face of a travel industry and the development of island gastronomy.

La Paz, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) More than 688,000 Bolivians have recovered or improved their vision to date thanks to Operation Miracle, a Cuban-Venezuelan program initiated in 2004 that has benefited millions of low-income people in the world.

Matanzas, Cuba, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) With a solemn session, the People''s Power Municipal Assembly (AMPP, mayor''s office) in Matanzas commemorated the 324th anniversary of this city, also known since the 19th century as ''The Athens of Cuba''.

Montevideo, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) Some 75,000 eye surgeries have been performed at the José Martí Hospital in Uruguay over the past ten years, as part of Operation Miracle, it was revealed here.

Rome, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The large number of specialists and public in general visiting the Cuban stand during the ''TTG Incontri'' International Tourism Fair confirms Italians'' growing interest in the Caribbean island as a destination for their holidays.