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Highlights

Montevideo, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) The Uruguayan Committee, which supports granting the Nobel Peace Prize to the Henry Reeve Medical Brigade from Cuba, launched a campaign on Tuesday to collect signatures to back that nomination.


Moscow, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday warned about the strong competition that social media exert on traditional media and on fake news.


Beijing, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) A Chinese county suspended live poultry sales in a market dedicated to that business after a female resident was reported with the H5N6-type flu, media reported on Tuesday.


Paris, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) called on the international community to invest massively in ocean science as an engine for sustainable development.


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Brasilia, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) Rio de Janeiro police seized about 83,000 illegal weapons from criminals in the Brazilian state in 10 years, according to the Public Security Institute (ISP).


Dublin, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The Council of Cork, in southern Ireland, will nominate Cuba's Henry Reeve Medical Contingent for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize, as an acknowledgement of their internationalist work during the Covid-19 pandemic, diplomatic sources said on Saturday.


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Havana, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban authorities have insisted on complying with health measures to prevent contagions with Covid-19, above all after an increase in autochthonous cases, many of whom are related to international travelers.


Guatemala, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Guatemalan organizations supported Cuba on Wednesday by rejecting the latest efforts for US subversion in its everlasting will to overthrow its social project.


Baghdad, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The majority in Iraq abandoned the use of masks against the Covid-19, while today they focus their concerns on economic hardship and leave aside the new coronavirus.


Damascus, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Arab Army began with Russian air support, military operations against armed groups of the Islamic States terrorist organization (Daesh, for its initials in Arabic), in the center of Syria.


Camagüey, Cuba, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) As part of the investment program financed by the credit of the Saudi Arabia Fund for Development, the Water Treatment Plant of this city in the eastern half of Cuba is rehabilitated today, benefiting more than 320 thousand inhabitants.