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Cuba

Havana, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Namibia strengthened their historic ties this week, following the visit of that nation''s prime minister, Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, to this capital.


Sports

Madrid, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) A sprain in his left knee means the Germany international midfielder is likely to miss a La Liga trip to Real Betis on Sunday.


Science

Havana, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) The Forecast Center of the Cuban Institute of Meteorology (INSMET) announced the possibility of breaking the national record of fewest cold fronts in the current winter season, Granma newspaper reported today.


Opinion

Caracas, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela and Colombia are forced by history and their peoples' interests to establish the parameters to guarantee security on their common border to preserve peace in the region.


Culture

Havana, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Twenty young Cubans will compete on February 22, in this capital, at the IV Bolivarian Singing Contest Alfredo Sadel, the organizers announced today.


Economy

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.