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UK lifts quarantine for travelers from CubaLondon, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) The UK government announced on Thursday the lifting of the mandatory quarantine for travelers entering the country from Cuba, after assessing the situation of the Covid-19 pandemic on the Caribbean country.

Arreaza denounces Brazil and Colombia for neglecting Covid-19 crisisCaracas, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza denounced on Thursday Brazil's and Colombia's governments for refusing to collaborate in the fight to contain the spread of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

Compulsory use of masks in schools in SpainMadrid, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Spain today imposed the mandatory use of masks in schools from the age of six, although the interpersonal distance of one and a half meters can be maintained, to prevent the transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

France recognizes Cuba's response to Storm LauraParis, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) The Association Cuba Cooperation France (CubaCoop) on Thursday praised the measures adopted to face the havoc caused by Tropical Storm Laura on the island, where no deaths were reported.

Infections and deaths from Covid-19 in Africa are on the riseNairobi, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Both infections and deaths experienced slight increases in Africa as a whole this Wednesday, according to the official report issued today by the Center for Disease Prevention (CDP) for the continent.

France warns of serious danger in LebanonParis, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) The French government today called for urgent measures and the formation of a new government in Lebanon to avoid the risk of the country disappearing, according to Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian.

27 de agosto de 2020, 14:44Mexico, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday estimated his country began to recover its economy after a weighty fall due to the combination of the Covid-19 pandemic and oil crisis.

27 de agosto de 2020, 14:18Ankara, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Turkish authorities announced today the extension of hydrocarbon search activities in an area of the eastern Mediterranean Sea, despite the dispute with Greece over the sovereignty of that maritime zone.

Russia: US sanctions on science centers are inadmissibleMoscow, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Russia on Thursday called the US sanctions on five scientific centers as inadmissible, including one deeply involved in the research of the Covid-19 vaccine.

World trade falls in second trimester of 2020Amsterdam, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) World trade fell in the second trimester of 2020 by 12.5%, according to a study published on Thursday on the website of the Office of Economic Policy Analysis of the Netherlands.

Cuba totals 3,806 cases diagnosed with Covid-19Havana, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) A total of 3,806 people have been diagnosed in Cuba with Covid-19, following the 47 news cases health authorities reported on Thursday.