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Highlights

Washington, Oct 2 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he and First Lady Melania Trump have both tested positive for Covid-19, just 32 days before the elections in which he aspires to be re-elected.


Paris, Oct 2 (Prensa Latina) Benjamin Amar, leader of the French General Confederation of Labor (CGT, in French language), condemned on Friday the US blockade against Cuba and its tightening, a policy he described as unacceptable.


London, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) British academic Helen Yaffe nominated on Tuesday Cuban internationalist doctors from the Henry Reeve brigade for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize, rewarding their contribution in the fight against Covid-19 in 39 countries around the world.


Buenos Aires, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) Argentine President Alberto Fernandez on Tuesday congratulated his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, on the eve of the 71st anniversary of the foundation of that country, during a telephone call in which they agreed to strengthen joint work.


Abu Dhabi, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) The employment toll, generated by renewable energy sources, jumped to 11,500,000 worldwide in 2019, an authorized source disclosed today.


Bogota, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) The FARC (Fuerza Alternativa Revolucionaria del Común, Alternative Revolutionary Force of the Common) party said that one of the most important achievements of the Peace Agreement is that the Colombian people took to the streets to express their disagreements and their aspirations.


Beijing, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) The People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China will respond immediately and with sufficient force if the United States attacks the islands in the South China Sea with drones or any other device, Global Times reported on Tuesday.


Havana, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Minister of Science, Technology and Environment, Elba Rosa Perez, highlighted on Tuesday the imminent signing of the first contract to execute the Havana Scientific and Technological Park project, the first of its kind in the country.


Havana, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Ministry of Public Health reported that 79 medical discharges were granted in the last 24 hours, thus putting at 4,866 the number of recovered from Covid-19, for a recovery rate of 88 percent.


Panama, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban residents in Panama rejected the US 'policy of economic suffocation' against their motherland, during a national meeting held in the complex context the island and its community abroad are currently living.


Tehran, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) The Iranian oil tanker Forest is sailing in Venezuelan jurisdictional waters with 270,000 barrels of fuel, the Refinitiv Eikon specialized website reported.