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Havana, May 14 (Prensa Latina) The multipurpose terminal at the port of Santiago de Cuba, east of the island, began operations as part of the country''s efforts to develop the sector.


Caracas, May 14 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan Ministry of Health on Tuesday received about 71 tons of medical supplies from the technical-humanitarian cooperation between China and this South American country.

14 de mayo de 2019, 00:20Por Sandeep Chachra*

New Delhi._ Lack of attention on land policies, agrarian reforms and development has made millions of people in rural areas in nations of the so-called South to continue to live precariously in what has now been lately labeled as ''agrarian crisis''.


Beijing, May 13 (Prensa Latina) China announced on Monday increases of 10, 20 and 25 percent on tariffs it applies to US imports in reciprocity to a similar action by Washington that lit the fuse of the trade war again.

Beijing, May 13 (Prensa Latina) Communication channels between the Vatican and China flow well and there are elements that demonstrate the growing mutual trust after their provisional agreement, assured Monday Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Holy See´s Secretary of State.

Beijing, May 13 (Prensa Latina) Airplanes from four national companies on Monday operated successfully at Beijing''s new international airport, located on the southern outskirts of the Chinese capital, as part of the tests required before its opening.

New Delhi, May 13 ( Prensa Latina ) India will launch its second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, any day between July 9 and 16 this year, a statement from the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) pointed out on Monday.

New Delhi, May 13 ( Prensa Latina ) India graduates 50,000 doctors each year, but a recent conference revealed that, over tha last 10 years, 332 of the 576 medical teaching institutions have failed to produce even a single research paper.

Colombo, May 13 (Prensa Latina) Sri Lanka temporarily blocked several social media platforms after some attacks on mosques and commercial outlets of the Muslim community in the country.

Tehran, May 12 ( Prensa Latina) President of the Iranian Chamber of Commerce, Gholam Hossein Shafei, expressed his country''s will and support for the encouragement of business and investment opportunities in Cuba, diplomatic sources reported Sunday.

Colombo, May 12 ( Prensa Latina) The Catholic churches of Srilanka have held their Sunday Masses on Sunday for the first time since the terrorist attacks on Easter Sunday, which killed more than 250 people.