// // //

Minuto a minuto

Cuba-Venezuela Agricultural Project Challenges U.S. BlockadeCaracas, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) The relaunching of the agri-food project between Venezuela and Cuba is today a challenge to the U.S. blockade and a reaffirmation of the two nations' sovereignty, assured Urban Agriculture Minister Gabriela Peña.

6 de agosto de 2020, 11:51Washington, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) The development of plants and animals in North America is more damaged today by human activity than by the melting of glaciers more than 10,000 years ago, reports an article in the journal Science.

Surprising appearance of new penguin colonies in AntarcticaWashington, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) A group of scientists called the discovery of 11 new emperor penguin colonies in Antarctica surprising today.

Cuba analyzes more than three thousand tests daily to detect Covid-19Havana, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuban specialists analyze more than three thousand tests daily to detect the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes Covid-19, for which a total of 285 thousand have been accumulated to date. 471 samples evaluated.

Cuba with the highest number of active cases of Covid-19Havana, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba presents today the highest number of active cases of Covid-19 in recent days, a total of 276, after 49 new infected people were reported, for a total of two thousand 775 so far .

Recalling Hiroshima, UN repeats call to eliminate nuclear weaponsUnited Nations, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres repeated on Thursday his call for the total elimination of nuclear weapons, a goal the agency has pursued 75 years ago and still continues to be achieved.

6 de agosto de 2020, 10:42Luanda, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Angola reduced the number of programs and projects in its National Development Plan (PDN 2018-2022), but will ensure more investments in education, health and social protection, the government confirmed on Thursday.

Lebanon hospital collapsed due to wounded people's avalancheBeirut, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) The Hotel Dieu Hospital in this capital have brought to a halt on Thursday due to the avalanche of injured persons caused by Tuesday's massive explosions near Beirut's port, in Lebanon.

United States uses pandemic to intensify blockade against CubaHavana, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Director general of the United States at Cuba's Foreign Ministry, Carlos Fernández, affirmed today that the North American nation uses the Covid-19 pandemic to intensify the economic blockade, using it as a political weapon against the island. In an article published in Granma newspaper, the diplomat stated that the current US strategy is to restrict the sources of income of the largest of the Antilles and to force the population into major deprivations, presenting them as deficiencies of its political and economic model.

Moscow, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Russian airline Aeroflot announced on Thursday that regular flights will be cancelled to dozens of countries still closed with this nation and promised a travel voucher or cash refund in those cases.

Minor livestock development program implemented in CubaPinar del Río, Cuba, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) The development of minor livestock species returns today to Cuban farms with the aim of improving breeds and increasing food levels for the people.