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Mexico, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) A total of 8.7 million people today earn the minimum wage, 2,650 pesos per month (just over 140 dollars), insufficient for a basic food basket, official sources informed.

Buenos Aires, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The historic Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo are mourning as well as the Argentine human rights organizations, which are facing the physical departure of one of its founders, Chicha Mariani, who died without being able to recover her granddaughter.

Tehran, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Iran has resumed today the supply of electricity to Iraq to help the neighboring country after shortages sparked unrest in July.

Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Supporting Cuba means today defending the hope a society can achieve with equal rights for all, Chad''s medical student Hassan Moussa Mahamat said.

Santiago de Chile, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Communist Parliament member Daniel Nuñez joked about the initiative of Chilean President Sebastian Piñera to create a Democracy Museum just after the case of the failed Minister of Culture.

Beijing, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for strengthening strategic communication with Malaysia to promote bilateral ties and the revitalization of Asia, the local press highlights today.

Hanoi, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam has started today its annual Renewable Energy Week, this time dedicated to teaching citizens how to produce, transfer and market these energy sources.

Berlin, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The first satellite to directly measure wind speeds on Earth, Aeolus, is ready for launch tomorrow, assured a statement from the European Space Agency (ESA) published today.

Kuala Lumpur, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) There is no cause for alarm over a 23kg Radioactive Dispersal Device (RDD) that has been missing since Aug 10, according to Malaysia Deputy Home Minister Datuk Azis Jamman. He said the police are investigating its disappearance and the situation is still under control.

Santiago de Cuba, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The construction of two hotels to facilitate the stay of hundreds of people visiting the town of El Cobre, about 22 kilometers northwest of the city, marks the transformations underway there today.

Lusaka, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Zambia Airways is to be revived after 20 years thanks to a $30m (Âú24m) deal with Ethiopian Airlines.