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Havana, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Immunoassay Center highlighted the advances the country is showing today, where over four million newborns were studied as part of congenital hypothyroidism program.

Havana, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez affirmed on Thursday that the global military expenditures hinder the right to development and the peoples' welfare.

Havana, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Paulo Cesar, a 13-month-old boy, is the first minor registered in the Civil Registry of Cuba as the son of two persons of the same sex: Cuban psychologist Dachelys Valdes and US anthropologist Hope Bastian.

Havana, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The United States maintains frank and open hostility towards Cuba, based on the tightening of the blockade that it has imposed and other actions, a representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MINREX) noted.

Havana, (Prensa Latina) The incentive to direct foreign investment is an essential aspect in Cuba's socioeconomic strategy for development, amid the global crisis and the United States blockade.

Guatemala, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) An eventual end of health collaboration with Cuba today would cause a complete vacuum of health care in rural and poorer areas of Guatemala, surgeon Ricardo Arriaza, BioHuman's medical director, warned here.

Havana, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban company Frutas Selectas exported Persian lime produced by a farmer from the country to Spain, the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment reported on Wednesday.

Havana, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Directors of Japan's International Cooperation Agency (JICA) held talks with Cuba's Ambassador to Japan Miguel Angel Ramirez about joint projects aimed at the country's socioeconomic development, the Foreign Ministry reported on Wednesday.

Cuban minister criticizes US media campaign against Cuban artistsHavana, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Minister of Culture Alpidio Alonso criticized on Wednesday US media campaign against Cuban artists including the musician Alexander Abreu.

Cuba to continue defending multilateralism, FM saysHavana, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez affirmed on Wednesday that his country will continue defending multilateralism and the construction of a democratic order, through its participation in the United Nations (UN).

Cuban foreign minister calls to increase commitment to ozone layerHavana, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Wednesday called to reinforce the commitment and political will to meet the challenge of preserving the ozone layer.