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. Bolsonaro is denounced at UN for negligence facing indigenous peoples Brasilia, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian Senator Fabiano Contarato denounced far-right President Jair Bolsonaro at the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights for his negligence in protecting indigenous peoples, it was reported on Tuesday. Caricom highlights success of regional approach against Covid-19 Georgetown, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Community (Caricom) considered today that the success of its member countries in the fight against Covid-19 is the result of the regional approach deployed by that group. Hong Kong expands social distancing due to new Covid-19 outbreak Beijing, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Hong Kong (south of China) is reinforcing the social distancing on Tuesday in order to curb effectively the third Covid-19 outbreak, which is more intense than the first one, as it has infected hundreds of people in a few days. Cuban president calls to enjoy summer with precaution Havana, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel called on Monday to take measures to allow people to enjoy the summer while keeping the necessary physical distancing to prevent the transmission of Covid-19. 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. Initiative that puts Chilean government in check to be discussed 14 de julio de 2020, 9:57Santiago de Chile, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Chile remains alert to the discussion in the Chamber of Deputies of a constitutional reform project to allow affiliates of the Pension Fund Administrators (AFP) to withdraw part of their savings. China against US criticisms on the Southern Sea Beijing, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) China responded with a firm rejection the accusations made by US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, concerning the Southern Sea, after describing them as 'distorting', 'unjustified' and destined to sow discord in the region. Covid-19 cases in Mexico rise to 304,435 Mexico, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) The total number of Covid-19 cases in Mexico rose to 304,435 after reporting 4,685 on a day, informed the director of Epidemiology during the evening press briefing at the National Palace about the development of the pandemic. 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. Mexico received offers to purchase a presidential jet Mexico, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Mexico already received an offer for the purchase of the presidential jet estimated at 120 million dollars, Jorge Mendoza, in charge of carrying out the sale of planes and helicopters, said on Monday. China negotiates third Covid-19 vaccine test with four countries 13 de julio de 2020, 13:52Beijing, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Chinese company CanSino Biologics is today in negotiations with Russia, Brazil, Chile and Saudi Arabia to carry out the third phase of trials of a recombinant vaccine against Covid-19 that it developed along with military scientists. Azerbaijan receives members of the Henry Reeve medical brigade Baku, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Azerbaijani authorities welcomed at Heydar Aliyev international airport a team of 115 health specialists from the Henry Reeve Cuban medical brigade, who will collaborate in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. 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. Africa with nearly 600,000 infected with Covid-19 Nairobi, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The increasing number of Covid-19 cases in Africa was pegged on Monday at 594,925, according to a daily official report on the spread of the disease. Trinidad & Tobago advocates racial equality in sports Port of Spain, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC), Brian Lewis, called for gender and race equality in sports worldwide, local Newsday daily reports. Venezuelan Electoral Council verifies biosafety in the registry Caracas, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Authorities of the National Electoral Council (CNE) of Venezuela are verifying compliance with the preventive measures against Covid-19 as part of the schedule launched 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. Chilean Mapuche leader calls on his people to continue to fight Santiago, Chile, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Mapuche leader Celestino Cordova, who has been on a hunger strike for more than two months, called on his people to continue to fight for their rights in Chile, in a message posted on social networks.