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Cuba

Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban People''s Power Municipal Assemblies will hold special sessions on January 21 to nominate the candidates for delegates to the Provincial Assemblies and deputies to the Parliament.


Sports

Lauzanne, Switzerland, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The International Olympic Commiteee (IOC) annnounced in this city the completion of 14,000 anti-doping controls for more than six thousand athletes ahead to the Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games in 2018.


Science

Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban developers will participate for fourth time in the Global Game Jam, world''s largest, in which they will create a fun video game, the official press reported today.


Opinion

Madrid, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Vicepresident Soraya Saenz de Santamaria assured today that the Spanish Government will closely attend to decisions of the Catalonian parliament and will do everything possible to prevent the investiture of Carles Puigdemont as president of the Generalitat.


Culture

Havana, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Director of the UNESCO Regional Office, Katherine Muller-Marin, reiterated today that the Casa de las Americas will receive here on January 24 the UNESCO Award -UNAM Jaime Torres Bodet.


Economy

Tokyo,Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group wants to launch its own cryptocurrency, along with a cryptocurrency exchange to trade it on, according to local media.