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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.

Caracas, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Authorities in Venezuela recovered more than 106 tons of personal hygiene products, cornered by the Tauros KR Distributor company, allegedly involved in the economic war being staged against the government of Nicolas Maduro, said the local media today.

Athens, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) More than a dozen non-governmental organizations (NGOs) denounced today the serious situation of refugees in Greece due to the long wait to access a safe place.

Washington, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The Arctic is running a fever. The magnitude and pace of the recent Arctic sea-ice decline and ocean warming is ''unprecedented'' in at least the past 1,500 years and likely much longer, according to a federal report released Tuesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,NOAA.

Maputo, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Mozambican President Filipi Nyusi announced today the removal of four ministers, two of them from important portfolios such as Foreign Affairs and Mineral Resources and Energy.

New Delhi, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) India, Australia and Japan Ttoday stressed the need for greater collaboration on maritime security and domain awareness and disaster response capabilities.

Juba, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) UN agencies and non-governmental organizations in South Sudan, called today for the collection of 1.72 billion dollars to assist people in need in this country.

Washington, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Small earthquakes at fracking sites may be early indicators of bigger tremors to come, say Univeristy of Stanford scientists.

Rome, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The 7th Conference Italy-Latin America and Caribbean started here today at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation with the slogan ''Objectives and Proposals to Grow Together''.

La Paz, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales highlighted the importance of the agreement with the University of Graz to train railway professionals in Austria, with a view to the materialization of the bioceanic train project.

Jakarta, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) representative in Indonesia announced today that it will donate 117,000 dollars to help those affected by the intense activity of the Agung volcano on the island of Bali.