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Highlights

India fears possible new wave of Covid-19New Delhi, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) India reported on Friday 81,466 Covid-19 new cases and 469 deaths as part of a sudden rise in contagions that have risen fears about the possibility of a new wave of the pandemic.


Russia highlights cooperation agreements with CubaMoscow, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) Russian Vice President Yury Borisov highlighted the agreements reached during the 18th Session of the Cuba-Russia Intergovernmental Commission, which took place in Havana, Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper reported on Friday.


Syria and Iraq cooperate to promote refugee returnDamascus, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) Syria welcomes the return of all nationals in Iraq and other countries, and due to this, facilities and measures were adopted for a safe and voluntary return, Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad stated on Friday.


End of subsidy program announced in LebanonBeirut, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) Lebanon's Acting Finance Minister Ghazi Wazni announced that product subsidies in the country are about to finish off, according to the Daily Star newspaper.


Vietnam receives 800,000 Vaxzevria vaccines dosesHanoi, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam has received Thursday over 800,000 Anglo-Swedish Vaxzevria vaccine (formerly AstraZeneca) doses through WHO´s Covax mechanism.


Cuba to receive Chinese health resources to fight Covid-19Havana, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) Around 900 tons of health supplies and resources arrived in Cuba from China in order to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, national television reported.


 Brazil on alert about possible Bolsonaro coupBrasilia, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) Opposition leader in the Chamber of Deputies Alessandro Molon warned Thursday about President Jair Bolsonaro's attempts to orchestrate a coup in Brazil and count on military support.


Ecuador condemns child trafficking on US-Mexico borderQuito, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador on Thursday strongly condemned an act of human trafficking that led to illegal trafficking of two Ecuadorean minors on the US-Mexico border.


United Nations, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) The use of Covid-19-related plastic implements, such as facemasks and gloves, increased in recent months and the pollution they currently generate reaches alarming levels.


Cuba confirms support to sports improvementHavana, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Prime Minister Manuel Marrero on Monday met directors of the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (INDER) and expressed Government's willingness to keep on supporting sports development as one of the great achievements of the Revolution, local television reported.


La Paz, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Senate on Monday called for a united work among authorities to prevent the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus strain recently detected in Brazil, described by specialists as too aggressive.