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Highlights

Bridgetown, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) Barbados' Foreign Minister Jerome Walcott and the Cuban ambassador Sergio Jorge Pastrana on Saturday discussed issues of bilateral collaboration and assessed the state of relations between both nations.


Caracas, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) The installation of the National Assembly (Parliament) for the period 2021-2026 this week focused the events of Venezuela, in a scenario marked by the beginning of a new political cycle.


Beijing, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) China on Saturday reported that at least nine million people have been vaccinated against Covid-19 as part of an emerging program, and is also planning to vaccinate the rest of its population for free.


London, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) The member of the House of Lords of the British Parliament John Hendy formally nominated the Henry Reeve Cuban medical brigade for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize, the Cuba Solidarity Campaign reported today.


Baghdad, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) All parties represented in Iraq´s Parliament agreed to hold snap elections on June 6, the Rudaw News website reported today.


Luanda, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) Angola supported this week the efforts of the OPEC + bloc to stabilize the world oil market and confirmed its foreign policy priorities in 2021.


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Madrid, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) The Cervantes Institute of this capital will hold a tribute to the poet Jaime Gil de Biedma next Monday, as a closing of the commemorative events for the 30th anniversary of his death, the institution reported.


Japan supports nomination of  Cuba's Henry Reeve medical brigadeTokyo, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Japanese academician Kudo Masahiro joined today his nomination for the Cuban medical brigade receive the Novel Peace Prize 2021, after highlighting its solidarity tradition with the world.


Mexico, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Mexico City is with its public hospitals crowded with patients from Covid-19 and at the limit of its capacity, with an occupation of 85 percent, the Health Ministry reported.


Hanoi, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The Hong Kong Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC), one of the largest banking and financial services institutions in the world, agrees with several international organizations that predict a remarkable recovery of the Vietnamese economy in 2021.


Tel Aviv, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Some 200 rabbis have demanded from the Israeli government to protect the Palestinian population of the blockaded Gaza Strip and the West Bank with vaccines against Covid-19, as they are hardly hit by a second wave of the pandemic.