Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Turin grants honorary citizenship to head of Cuban medical brigade (+ Photos) Rome, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) The Municipal Council of Turin granted the honorary citizenship of that city in the region of Piedmont to Dr. Julio Guerra, head of the Cuban medical brigade that helped fight Covid-19 there. Russia eliminates quarantine of Covid-19 for travelers from abroad Moscow, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Russia eliminated the two mandatory weeks of isolation for those who arrive in the country. Three Russian soldiers reported injured after explosion in Syria 14 de julio de 2020, 8:56Moscow, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) At least three soldiers were wounded on Monday, when a homemade bomb exploded, while they were on patrol in the Syrian province of Idlib, the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the parties in the Levantine country said. OPEC's revenue drops 18 percent in 2019 Vienna, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Oil export revenues of OPEC member countries fell by 18 percent in 2019 compared to the previous year, according to an organization bulletin. Russia calls for immediate end to Azerbaijan-Armenia clashes Moscow, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday urged Azerbaijan and Armenia to immediately cease armed clashes and exercise restraint, in line with previous commitments, the Foreign Ministry said. German Government is concerned about excesses of tourism Berlin, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) German authorities have expressed concern about the excesses committed during summer vacations in Europe, as they might cause another Covid-19 outbreak. ILO to keep commitment reached at World Summit Geneva, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The director general of the International Labor Organization, Guy Ryder, called to keep the commitment reached at the World Summit to overcome the labor crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the ILO said in a communiqué on Monday. Cuban health professionals awarded in Italy Rome, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The presidency of the Piedmont Regional Council on Monday granted an award for civil merits to the 38 Cuban health professionals who fought Covid-19 along with Italian colleagues in Turin for three months. Putin highlights low mortality in Russia due to Covid-19 Moscow, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) President Vladimir Putin on Monday highlighted Russia's low mortality per every 100,000 inhabitant due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which is lower than those in countries with developed health systems. Legislative elections begin in North Macedonia Skopje, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The early legislative elections in North Macedonia began on Monday for three day, as a consequence of the worsening of the epidemiological situation caused by Covid-19, which forced authorities to postpone the voting on several occasions. Along with the beginning of the pre-election ban, polling stations opened this morning so that people infected with the new coronavirus in hospitals and in quarantine can vote. Russia: relations with United States are difficult Moscow, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) Russia and the United States are currently experiencing very difficult moments in their bilateral relations, while they are unable to reach a consensus on the issue of arms control and strategic stability, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitrii Peskov said. UK could have Covid-19 vaccine by 2021 London, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The United Kingdom could have a vaccine against Covid-19 ready by mid-2021, if clinical trials at the Imperial College of London are successful, a prominent scientist at that institution said the eve. Cuba could use Russian drug Avifavir against Covid-19 Havana, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban health authorities said Sunday that if the Russian drug Avifavir shows positive effects in the treatment of patients with Covid-19, it could be added to the care protocol developed in the country against that disease. Russia accumulates 727,162 positive cases of Covid-19 Moscow, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) On Sunday, Russia accumulated 727,162 positive cases of the SARS CoV-2 coronavirus, responsible for the Covid-19 pandemic, after detecting 6,615 new infections in one day, for a weekly growth of 6.7 points. Elections begin in Spanish regions of Galicia and the Basque Country 12 de julio de 2020, 11:32Madrid, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The polling stations opened their doors this Sunday in Galicia and the Basque Country, autonomous communities (regions) that are holding the first elections called in Spain after the Covid-19 pandemic broke out. UK prepares borders for post-Brexit trade with EU London, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The United Kingdom announced today that it will allocate 705 million pounds sterling (about 890 million dollars) to prepare its borders for trade with the European Union (EU), after the end of the Brexit transition period . Cuban medical brigade recognized in Italy Rome, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The National Association of Friendship Italy-Cuba (Anaic), the National Coordination of Cubans Living in Italy (Conachi) and the collective Cuba Va, recognized this Sunday the work of the island's medical brigade that confronted the Covid-19 in Turin. Poland elects today its next President Warsaw, Jul 12 ??(Prensa Latina) Poland decides today who will occupy the presidential chair for the next five years, after a long and winding road that cleared the ground for the two favorites: President Andrezj Duda and the Mayor of Warsaw, Rafal Trzaskowski. FAO challenges Rome, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The Covid-19 and the post-pandemic, as well as the enormous challenge of fighting the desert locust, marked the 164th session of the FAO Council. Russia Successfully Completes Clinical Trials of Covid-19 Vaccine Moscow, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) Russia successfully concluded clinical tests carried out on volunteers of one of the prototypes of the vaccine against Covid-19 made in this country, an official source indicated today.