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Caracas, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, and his assassins are looking for a pretext for the war, said Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza, confirming the failure of the interventionist actions on the border.

Camagüey, Cuba Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) More than 60 percent of Cmaguey voters had gone to the polls, by the new Constitution of the Republic, in this central-eastern region of Cuba, according to a report of the Provincial Electoral Commission.

Asuncion, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The Paraguayan opposition leftwing coalition, the Guasu Front (FG), celebrated Sunday the failure of the attempt to destabilize and overthrow the legitimate Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on Saturday.

Lima, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The Peruvian Coordinator Ernesto Che Guevara called Sunday on the people and their political and social organizations to defend Venezuela's sovereignty and condemned the government's policy towards that country.

Moscow, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Russia''s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sergei Lavrov, rejected Sunday the US''s impositions and its intentions to give lessons to this country, although he was open to equal dialogue.

Caracas, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) 86 percent of Venezuelans reject a military intervention in the country to remove President Nicolas Maduro from power, according to a study by pollster Hinterlaces released on Sunday.

Caracas, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela''s Vice President of Communication, Culture and Tourism, Jorge Rodriguez, called Sunday maneuvers to force the entry of cargoes with supposed humanitarian aid an excuse for aggression against the country.

Havana, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Before 11:00 a.m. local time, 5,154,904 people voted in the referendum on Cuba''s new Constitution, 57.4 percent of those registered, the National Electoral Commission (CEN) reported Sunday.

Havana, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The new constitution is the base and future of Cuba, stated Sunday Andres Jaboco Nembherd, minutes before voting during this day of constitutional referendum.

By Martha Cabrales Arias

Santiago de Cuba, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Alone with conscience and in the privacy of the ballot box, each of the more than eight million Cubans voting Sunday in a referendum for the new Constitution is doing much for themselves and their loved ones.

Havana, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The Constitution we endorse is of its time, has a future and projection, affirmed in Havana Sunday the second secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, after voting.