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Highlights

Ramallah, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) Activists denounced today that Israel detained 4,636 Palestinians during 2020 in the course of raids, despite calls from international organizations, groups and politicians to stop such practices, Wafa reported.


New York, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) Due to their importance for human nutrition, food security and health, fruits and vegetables will focus global attention in 2021, in a context of economic crisis accentuated by the impact of Covid-19.


First batch of Chinese Covid-19 vaccine arrives in TurkeyAnkara, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) The first batch of the Chinese SinoVac vaccine arrived in Turkey, according to sources of the Turkish government.


Turkey supports Cuban medical brigade in Equatorial Guinea

Ankara, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuba, Turkey and Equatorial Guinea announced a cooperation project to support Cuban health collaborators fighting Covid-19 in the African country with individual protection devices.


Argentina approves safe, legal and free abortion lawBuenos Aires, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) The Senate of Argentina approved today the safe, legal and free abortion bill, which makes this country one of the few in Latin America to allow it.


Brazil receives sixth and last batch of Chinese CoronaVac vaccineBrasilia, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) The government of Sao Paulo received 1.5 million doses of CoronaVac, the Covid-19 vaccine developed by the Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech in association with Brazil's Butantan Institute.


Cuba reported 86 new cases of Covid-19Havana, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuba reported today 86 new persons diagnosed with Covid-19 in the last hours, two deaths and 20 patients admitted to intensive care due to complications associated with the pandemic.


Venezuela, Russia sign deal to acquire vaccineCaracas, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela and Russia signed a contract for the acquisition of 10 million doses of the Sputnik V vaccine to initiate the immunization against Covid-19 here.


Managua, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) Several press reports on Friday highlight the support that the Nicaraguan government is providing to the communities most affected by the intense Eta and Iota hurricanes, mainly in the Caribbean Coast regions.


Santiago de Chile, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) Two shootings that occurred at trade fairs in this capital on Christmas eve, with two deaths and at least seven wounded, today generate growing fears among the population and authorities due to the increase in violence.


Port-au-Prince, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) The Haitian Health Ministry today registered 41 new Covid-19 cases at the height of the pandemic, bringing the total to 9,846 since last March.