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By Luisa Maria Gonzalez

Geneva, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The promotion and protection of human rights is a priority and commitment for Cuba in its development plans, aimed at promoting a more just society and that is favorable to the full realization of the human being.

Havana, May 17 (Prensa Latina) A special keynote speech on paternal emotional disturbance and childhood fear is the focus of the second-day agenda of the 7th Latin American Congress of Health Psychology, ALAPSA 2018, running here until tomorrow.

By Martha Andrés Román

Washington, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban singer Haydée Milanés, one of the many figures of the island who share her art with the United States today, left those attending the concert she offered, asking for more.

Havana, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is celebrating today the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia with a call to promote respect for free sexual orientation and gender identity, as an exercise of justice and equity.

Beijing, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and China have expanded today their biotechnology collaboration with the signing of another memorandum of understanding for the opening of new joint ventures to produce successful medicines such as Heberprot, obtained by scientists from the Caribbean country.

Havana, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The World Badminton Federation's Distinguish Order will be given to the founder and fosterer of the discipline in Cuba, Gervacio Miguel Diaz, during the Federation's annual gala, as confirmed by the Cuban sports executive himself here Wednesday.

Havana, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The 9th International Meeting on Rights and Justice will be celebrated here in the Cuban capital from May 23 to 25, with the participation of 600 Cuban and foreign delegates, it was announced in a press released here Wednesday.

Geneva, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba expressed today in the context of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of human rights its rejection of the death penalty and the disposition to eliminate from its legislation that sanction that has not been applied since 2003.

Geneva, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Participants at the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) highlighted today Cuba''s actions in defense of children''s rights, gender equality and free access to health and education.

Washington, May 16 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Arts Festival that takes place today in the United States is a reciprocal gain for the two countries, said the dancer and choreographer of the island, Irene Rodriguez.

Havana, May 16 (Prensa Latina) The 8th Latin American Congress of Health Psychology, Alapsa 2018, started today in this capital to exchange experiences and work methods of the specialty with delegates from more than 10 countries.