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Highlights

Havana, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuba currently has seven judokas included in the world rankings for the Tokyo Olympics.


Havana, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) Cuban health authorities on Thursday confirmed 176 Covid-19 cases, totaling 11,863 patients since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country in March.


Havana, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Thursday denounced the US efforts to include Cuba in the list of nations that sponsor terrorism.


La Paz, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian justice announced on Thursday that it will prosecute former officials of the de facto government for the illegal purchase of medical supplies under the pretext of using them against the Covid-19 but the real intention was to pocketing money.


Geneva, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) The director of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, affirmed today that Covid-19 shook the world, but at the same time generated the largest health response in history.


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.