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Highlights

Caracas, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Bolivarian National Guard arrested two citizens carrying 30 mini drug packages as part of the country's fight against drug trafficking, reported Commander Alirio Cruz.


Beirut, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) The Director General of Political and Consular Affairs of the Lebanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ghadi Khoury, reiterated on Thursday his support for Cuba and against the blockade imposed by the United States.


Beirut, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Gerge Bassil reiterated to US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, David Schenker, Beirut's total adherence to UN Security Resolution 1701.


Harare, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe's body is lying in state this Thursday at the Rufaro Stadium in Mbare, a town on the outskirts of the capital.


Damascus, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) More than 2,000 terrorists fled to Turkey from the northern Syrian province of Idlib, local sources reported Thursday, quoted by the daily Al-Watan.


Santo Domingo, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Six Dominican politicians and businessmen will face trial on Thursday for receiving bribes from the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht to illegally award public works tendered between 2002 and 2012.


Damascus, Sept. 12 ( Prensa Latina ) Elements of the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by the United States, kidnapped 30 civilians in the province of Hasaka, reported SANA news agency today.


Brasilia, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Puebla Group, made up of progressive leaders from Latin America and Europe, repudiated any military intervention in Venezuela and urged on Thursday dialogue as the only way to achieve a peaceful solution in that country.


Beijing, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Officials and medical personnel from Liberia, Ethiopia and Madagascar are being trained in maternal and child health care in China, as part of the assistance this Asian nation is currently providing to African nations in the health sector.


New Delhi, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) India and China eased tensions at delegation-level talks after soldiers from both armies clashed near the border in the newly formed Indian territory of Ladakh, it was released Thursday.


Paris, Sep 8 (Prensa Latina) The movement La France Insumise (LFI) called this Sunday to join forces on a global scale to combat the manipulation of justice as a weapon of the powerful to marginalize from politics those who oppose domination.