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Angola coordinates efforts against Covid-19 with British instituteLuanda, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) Angola is coordinating efforts with the Tony Blair Institute of the United Kingdom with a view to fighting Covid-19, the secretary of institutional communication and press of the Presidency, Luis Fernando, noted on Friday.

Measures to empower women debated in CubaHavana, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Friday highlighted the analysis of measures to economically empower Cuban women and guarantee all their rights, as part of the government agenda.

Leadership policy is crucial for the Communist Party of CubaHavana, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) The 8th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) will have among its priorities the adoption of a strategy for a better leadership policy, Granma newspaper reported on Friday.

Havana, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Friday described the Helms-Burton Act, enforced against Cuba by the United States for 25 years, as 'an illegal monstrosity'.

Sputnik V demonstrates efficacy against Covid-19 strainMoscow, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said that studies on the Sputnik V vaccine have demonstrated its efficacy against the UK strain of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

Russia warns Ukraine against shows of force in DonbassMoscow, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) Russia called on Ukrainian authorities to cease and desist any attempts to increase the escalation and implement a scenario of force in Donbass, Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Friday.

Cuban health authorities confirm 762 Covid-19 cases and four deathsHavana, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuban health authorities on Friday reported 762 new Covid-19 cases and four deaths over the last 24 hours.

Cuba demands in Geneva end to politicization of human rightsGeneva, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's permanent representative at the United Nations-Geneva, Juan Antonio Quintanilla, demanded an end to the use of human rights as a political weapon, and advocated for dialogue and cooperation.

Covid-19: Brazil reported over 2,000 new deathsBrasilia, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) Brazil´s Covid-19 death toll reached 272,889 following a new report of 2,233 deaths in 24 hours, its second straight day reporting over 2,000 deaths a day, Brazil´s government said.

Financial needs and indebtedness ramp up in Latin AmericaUnited Nations, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) The Covid-19 pandemic has scaled up the structural gaps and expanded the financial needs of Latin American and Caribbean countries to face up such an emergency, ECLAC said today.

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Hanoi, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam's 30th International Trade Fair, cancelled last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, will be held in this capital from April 14 to 17, according to organizers.