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Matanzas, Cuba, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) The Italian-Latin American Institute (IILA) with funding from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation (Maeci) donated a laboratory for the restoration of paper, opened today here.

San Juan, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) The Electric Power Authority (EPA) restored the service today, after large part of Puerto Rico was left in the dark as a result of an explosion at the Monacillos substation in San Juan.

Pyeongchang, South Korea, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) The Organizing Committee of the Olympic Winter Games announced today a considerable increase in the sale of tickets, accounting for 84 percent of tickets purchased from the total available.

Pyeongchang, South Korea, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) plans to visit North Korea (Democratic People''s Republic of Korea, DPRK) after the Winter Olympic Games, said the international sports organization here Monday.

Istanbul, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) With the participation of 19 African countries, the second Turkey-Africa Ministerial Conference began today in this capital, which will analyze the progress made in terms of cooperation between both parties.

Havana, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) The Network of Intellectuals, Artists and Social Movements In Defense of Humanity has denounced from Cuba the reactionary offensive that has taken force in America and other regions of the world.

Havana, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) The visitors to the 27th International Book Fair in Havana bought over 353,000 books, said the head of the organizing committee Juan Rodriguez, as the event with China as the country guest of honor will continue now in other Cuban cities.

Havana, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) About 2,500 delegates and guests among Cubans and foreigners will meet as of today until February 16 in this capital during the 11th International Congress of Higher Education, Universidad 2018.

Havana, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) The International Book Fair (FIL) culminates today its 27th chapter in this capital to expand to other provinces of Cuba, under the usual motto of Leer is to grow.

Havana, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) A text of poems called ''Poesia Ecuatoriana'' (Ecuadorian Poetry) is one of the novelties presented at the San Carlos de La Cabaña Fortress -main venue of the Havana 27th International Book Fair.

Havana, 10 feb (Prensa Latina) The French flautist Sibel Pensel will offer today a concert in Oratorical San Felipe Neri of this capital, dedicated to the Cuban historian Eusebio Leal Spengler in the frame of 27th International Book Fair of the Book.