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Havana, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) The year 2018 saw the highest growth in scientific categorization, doctoral defenses and master''s degrees in the Cuban National Health System, highlighted Tuesday on Twitter Health Minister Jose Angel Portal.

Havana, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Science Day is celebrated on Tuesday with the dedication to the sector of more than 86,000 people and the execution of 33 national programs directed towards the strategic axes and sectors of the country.

Havana, (Prensa Latina) Media representatives from Latin America and other parts of the world will have the opportunity next week in Havana to debate about globalization's impact and new technologies, Prensa Latina''s President, Luis Enrique Gonzalez, said on Monday.

Havana, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s Foreign Ministry expressed on Monday its confidence in Bolivia''s work to revitalize the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC, in Spanish) by assuming its pro tempore presidency.

Havana, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel announced Monday he will host Belize''s Prime Minister Dean Oliver Barrow as part of his official visit to Cuba.

Hanoi, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam on Monday became the seventh country to activate the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), and did so amid the optimism of the authorities and the local business community about its benefits.

Havana, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez reaffirmed on Monday Cuba''s commitment to human rights through Twitter.

Havana, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) The lists of voters for the February 24 referendum on Cuba''s new Constitution are being published Monday and Tuesday, sources of the National Electoral Commission (CEN) said. According to the authorities sworn on December 28 to organize, direct and validate the elections, each person can verify as January 16 the records, which should include more than eight million voters, that are being called to ratify the Constitution approved on December 22 by the People''s Power National Assembly.

Havana, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) The 34th International Festival Jazz Plaza 2019 begins on Monday with a concert by contrabassist Gaston Joya at 6:30 p.m. local time, at Teatro Nacional de Cuba''s Covarrubias hall.

Havana, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Authorities of the Cuban eastern province of Guantanamo held the driver of the bus responsible for the accident that killed seven passengers, including four foreigners, and injured 33 last Thursday.

Trinidad, Cuba, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero highlighted on Sunday the south central historical city of Trinidad as a ''destination that has it all'', while commemorating the 505th anniversary of the third village built by the Spaniards in the island in 1514.