// // //


Highlights

Cuban foreign minister questions US model of democracyHavana, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Friday questioned the US model of democracy, which in an electoral year trampled the rights of its citizens.


Prohibition and curfew in 18 Ecuadorian provincesHavana, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) New restrictions have been implemented in 18 of 24 Ecuadorian provinces to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, including a curfew and Prohibition.


Covid-19-CubaHavana, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) Cuba presents 164 active cases of Covid-19 (163 with stable clinical evolution and one in critical condition), after 11 new infected people were reported today, in another day without deaths.


Panama City, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) The Friday call to 'the great popular protest' against labor reforms in front of Parliament radicalized the actions by Panama's labor sectors, which escalate the confrontation to the government, after a week of protests.


Jose Angel Portal Miranda-twiterHavana, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) The Minister of Public Health of Cuba, Jose Angel Portal, spoke with his Kenyan counterpart, Mutahi Kagwe, about the two Cuban doctors kidnapped in Kenya, reported the news media here.


Abraham-WeintraubBrasilia, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) Former Brazilian Minister of Education Abraham Weintraub was confirmed as executive director of the World Bank's board, according to a press release that appeared on Friday on the institution's website.


Mexico, Jul 31 Prensa Latina) The former director of Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) Emilio Lozoya seeks more personal benefits than those provided by the role as protected witness, and is aspiring to achieve an opportunity criterion, as was confirmed by his lawyer Miguel Ontiveros.


Hanoi, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam reported on Friday its first Covid-19 death, a 70-year-old man who suffered from several underlying diseases, the commission in charge of containing the pandemic officially informed.


31 de julio de 2020, 0:30 

Washington, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) An unusual amount of freshwater currents invading the Arctic Ocean can alter currents and temperatures in northern Europe, according to a study published in Geophysical Research Letters.


28 de julio de 2020, 14:3

Caracas, Jul 28 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro highlighted on Tuesday the legacy of the revolutionary leader Hugo Chavez (1954-2013), on occasion of the 66th anniversary of his birth in Sabaneta, Barinas state.


28 de julio de 2020, 13:57

Panama, Jul 28 (Prensa Latina) The announcement that Panama will begin in mid-August the phase one study of a ribonucleic acid vaccine against Covid-19, developed by a biotechnology company in Germany, has generated great expectation on Tuesday.