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Brasilia, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Brazil''s Workers Party (PT) will close ranks against the decree of President Michel Temer ordering federal intervention in Rio de Janeiro public security, which will be discussed today in the Chamber of Deputies.

Brasilia, Feb 19 (Prensa latina) Representatives of about 36 countries and territories from Latin America and the Caribbean are participating as of today at a meeting that will contribute to the Global Pact on Refugees, which the United Nations should adopt in September.

Mexico, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), Ricardo Anaya and José Antonio Meade are already candidates for the presidency of Mexico, and today everything seems to indicate that among them will be the winner of the July 1 elections.

Quito, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban diplomatic officials in Ecuador and residents from that Caribbean country in this nation exchanged on the island''s migration measures that recently came into force and its benefits.

Mexico, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) A magnitude-six earthquake struck at one o''clock today this capital and the states of Mexico, Puebla, Tlaxcala, Morelos, Oaxaca, Guerrero and Chiapas.

Caracas, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The Banco Bicentenario del Pueblo projects itself as the first entity of its kind of socialist nature in Venezuela, according to the economic motors, affirmed its president Miguel Perez Abad.

Seoul, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) President of South Korea, Moon Jae-in, ordered the ministerial cabinet to evaluate all measures available to confront U.S. trade restrictions against South Korean products.

Moscow, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called on the European Union (EU) today to make independent decisions on issues related to hydrocarbon supplies, when addressing the Munich Security Conference.

Havana, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro visited an industrial military enterprise in the western province of Mayabeque, as well as a military school on that territory, according to national media.

Mexico, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) The consumption of both foreign and domestic tourists in Mexico fell 1.9 % from July to September 2017, reported today the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI).

Tokyo, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso warned about rapid currency swings and disorderly moves that might hurt economies and financial markets.