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Highlights

16 de mayo de 2021, 0:15 

Por Néstor Marín

London, May 16 (Prensas Latina) The fourth victory of the Scottish National Party (SNP) in recent local parliamentary elections brought Scotland even closer to a second referendum on its independence from the United Kingdom, in spite of the opposition by the British government.


United Nations, May 12 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General (UNSG) António Guterres spoke by phone with Colombian President Iván Duque and harped on implementing peace process in the South American nation, the UNSG spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric said, when asked by the press about protests in Colombia.


Brasilia, May 12 (Prensa Latina) Brazil´s Health Ministry on Tuesday called off AstraZeneca vaccine doses for Brazilian pregnant and postpartum women.


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Singapore, May 12 (Prensa Latina) The organizers of the Shangri-La security summit have confirmed that Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will be the keynote speaker at this year's Dialogue, scheduled for June in Singapore next June.


Albufeira, Portugal, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian cyclist Sebastian Henao will try to rise from the eighth position in the Portuguese Volta ao Algarve, in today's dispute of the fifth and last stage, with the British Athan Hayter as leader.


Islamabad, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, strongly condemned the attack by Israeli forces against the Palestinians in the Al-Aqsa mosque, in the holy month of Ramadan.


Madrid, May 6 (Prensa Latina) At least 7,737 migrants have arrived in Spain by sea in the January-April period, 58.1% more than in the same period of 2020, Spain´s Interior Ministry announced.


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Tokyo, May 5 (Prensa Latina) Japan's estimated child population reached a historic low after falling for 40 consecutive years, which is evidence of the country's aging population, official sources reported.


Tourism in Chile falls 92.6 percent in the first quarter of the yearSantiago de Chile, May 2 (Prensa Latina) The arrival of foreign tourists to Chile fell 92.6 percent in the first quarter of the year compared to the same period of 2020, according to data from the Tourism Barometer released on Sunday.


Some sanctions against Iran to be lifted due to nuclear negotiationsTehran, May 2 (Prensa Latina) Iran reached an agreement to have some punitive measures lifted in the negotiations on the nuclear deal that are being held in Vienna, Austria, IRIB state TV channel reported on Sunday.


New lab in Cuba certified to make Covid-19 PCR testsSancti Spiritus, Cuba, May 2 (Prensa Latina) The Molecular Biology Laboratory of this central Cuban province was certified to make PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) tests for the diagnosis of Covid-19. The island has a total of 27 centers of this kind.