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Havana, January 7 (Prensa Latina) Reconstruction works and the delivery of construction materials advance speedily for the recovery of thousands of houses that were either destroyed or damaged by the destructive tornado that battered areas of five municipalities of Havana, Construction Minister Rene Mesa asserted.


Havana, February 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s President Miguel Diaz-Canel highlighted the response of Havana authorities and people in general immediately after the devastating impact of the tornado that battered several municipalities of the city on the night of January 27.


Teheran, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), Ali Akbar Salehi, said on Wednesday that his scientists are willing to offer advice on the nuclear industry for Middle Eastern countries.


United Nations, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The 68 million girls at risk of genital mutilation exhibition opened on Wednesday at UN headquarters in New York to warn of the large number of children exposed to female genital mutilation.


Algiers, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Health Minister Marcia Cobas kicked off an official visit to Algeria as part of a working tour of several African countries, diplomatic sources reported on Wednesday.


Hyderabad, India, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban applications, products and services sector showed the quality and prestige of the island''s human resources at the Indiasoft 2019 information technology conference, which culminated on Tuesday in Telangana.


Santiago de Chile,  (Prensa Latina) Chilean President Sebastián Piñera declared on Tuesday a ''State of Constitutional Exception'' in the southern regions of La Araucanía, Biobío and Los Ríos, as a result of the forest fires that devastate those areas.


Washington, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) The meteorite that hit Cuba last Friday in the western province of Pinar del Rio released an energy equivalent to 1,400 tons of TNT, NASA reported on Tuesday.


Havana, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Telecommunications Company ratified Tuesday the Government''s position of advancing in the development of the computerization of society, in spite of the aggressions against Cuba on the Internet.


La Paz, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia and the Satellite Applications Catapult Center of Harwell, United Kingdom, signed a memorandum of understanding to develop knowledge in science, research, innovation, and higher education fields.


Gaborone, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Bostwana´s Minister of Health and Welfare of Botswana, Dr. Alfred Rabashemi Madigele, praised Tuesday the Cuban medical cooperation with this country and praised the high technical level of those collaborators.