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Cuba

Pretoria, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) A public health official in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal expressed today the importance of local doctors studying in Cuba in promoting government plans for universal and quality medical care in this country.


Sports

Madrid, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The Appeal Committee of the Spanish Football Federation has today dismissed Real Madrid appeal for the five-match ban imposed on Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo, according to local media.


Science

Washington, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Agricultural production is vulnerable to climate change. Understanding climate change, especially the temperature impacts, is critical if policymakers, agriculturalists, and crop breeders are to ensure global food security.


Opinion

Luanda, (Prensa Latina) Angola is today one week away from the fourth elections in its independent history. Six political organizations are competing for parliamentary control on August 23, whichever wins more seats will elect the president.


Culture

Camaguey, Cuba (Prensa Latina) The French city of Toulouse will receive an exhibit dedicated to Latin American hand made puppets and dolls of the Cuban socio-cultural project Carsueños, based in the Cuban eastern central city of Camaguey.


Economy

Brasilia, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian President Michel Temer and Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles have triggered the biggest fiscal disaster in the country''s history in just one year, according to Brasil 247 newspaper.