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Highlights

Chitre, Panama, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) The Panamanian police and Prosecutor's Office dismantled a human trafficking network and rescued 23 victims of labor exploitation, while operations continue today in this central Panamanian city.


New Delhi, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) Land degradation took center stage here on Friday as part of the agenda of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD COP14), reported Octavio Perez Pardo, president of the Argentine Federation of Agronomic Engineering.


Harare, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) The vice president of Cuba Inés María Chapman arrived today in this capital at the head of the delegation that will represent her country at the funeral of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe, who died a week ago at age 95.


Kuala Lumpur, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) Smog caused by forest fire smoke in Indonesia caused delays to several flights at Sultan Azlan Shah Airport in the northern Malaysian state of Perak.


Brasilia, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) Union leaders criticized the controversial reform of Social Security in Brazil, in an extended interactive public hearing that took place this Thursday in the Parliament's Human Rights Committee, Senado agency reported on Friday.


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Panana, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) Some 777,000 poor Panamanians will benefit from the 'Beehive Project,' which aims to eradicate poverty, dubbed the 'sixth frontier' by the country's President, Laurentino Cortizo.


Harare, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Vice President Ines Maria Chapman attends on Friday in Zimbabwe the funeral rites of former President and founding father of that African nation Robert Mugabe.


Sancti Spíritus, Cuba, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) The operation in the South of Jíbaro of a modern plant with Chinese technology, to benefit rice seed, raised cereal quality parameters, said a specialist today. Leonardo Puerto, director of the Los Españoles Base Business Unit, belonging to the Agroindustrial Enterprise of Granos Sur del Jíbaro, told local press that among the advantages of this equipment is a better classification of grain.


Washington, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump reiterated today his hostile policy towards Cuba and Venezuela, denounced inside and outside the US territory.


Pretoria, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) The South African Federation of Trade Unions and National Union of Metalworkers on Thursday threatened protests to express their rejection of legislation through which labor organizations will need authorization from their employers before going on strike.


Caracas, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Bolivarian National Guard arrested two citizens carrying 30 mini drug packages as part of the country's fight against drug trafficking, reported Commander Alirio Cruz.