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Cuba

Havana, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Fund of Cultural Goods (FCBC) summoned today the 21st International Handicraft Fair Fiart 2017, scheduled for next December as part of the Iberoamerican Year of Handicraft to be commemorated in 2018.


Sports

Nyon, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) Barcelona FC star Lionel Messi, Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo (CR7) and Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon have been shortlisted for the 2016/17 UEFA Men''s Player of the Year Award, with the winner to be named during the group stage draw on August 24.


Science

Havana, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The August 21st solar eclipse, which currently triggers great expectation in North America, will be partially visible in Cuba, said the Cuban Academy of Sciences on its website.


Opinion

Por Osvaldo Rodriguez Martinez

Panama,  (Prensa Latina) Much water has run through the locks of the Panama Canal since the steamship Ancon was the first vessel to go through it southwards, from the Atlantic to the Pacific, on August 15, 1914.


Culture

Bridgetown, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Delegations from 30 countries will participate in the opening parade to the 13th Caribbean Festival of Creative Arts (CARIFESTA), local media outlets reported.


Economy

Washington, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) México, Canada and the United States open here today the first renegotiating round of the North America Free Trade Agreement (Nafta), process in which each part will put its priorities on the table.