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Highlights

Santa Clara, Cuba, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The Marta Abreu Central University of Las Villas on Friday graduated 1,110 professionals, who will immediately start working in prioritized economic sectors for the country''s development.


Buenos Aires, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) In a conflict that seems to escalate, bus services in Argentinean provinces will continue to be interrupted on Friday for 24 hours, as drivers are demanding a salary increase.


Lima, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The Peruvian Government and the Judicial Power denied on Thursday that the neoliberal leader Keiko Fujimori is a political prisoner, as stated in a campaign by her party to exert pressure to have her preventive imprisonment revoked.


Moscow, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) Russia has highlighted Friday the efforts made by Venezuela to set up a direct dialogue with the opposition, which will be carried out in Barbados, under the auspices of Norway, in order to seek some solutions to the internal dispute in the South American nation.


Beijing, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) China has urged on Friday the United States should not allow Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to transit through the nation en route to the Caribbean, by reiterating opposition to diplomatic and military contacts with the Asian island.


Bogota, July 12 (Prensa Latina) The Movement Defend Peace has demanded guarantees for those who laid down their weapons in Colombia, where nearly 140 former FARC-EP guerrillas have been murdered.


By Jorge Petinaud

La Paz, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The importance for Latin America of the World Travel Awards (WTA)gala in La Paz is great because it makes our country visible internationally, Luis Ampuero, president of the Bolivian Chamber of Tourism, said.


United Nations, July 12 (Prensa Latina) In order to move on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) a more systemic approach is required, according to a new report released on Friday at the UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.


Beijing, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese Armed Forces has rejected the potential US arms sales to Taiwan, as a violation of the One-China principle, respected on Friday by the international community.


Mexico, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Mexico doubled the consular budget for its strategy to serve Mexican irregular immigrants in the United States in the face of the raids that Donald Trump will initiate, the Foreign Ministry announced today.


Berlin, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Germany remains one of the world''s major arms exporters, according to official statistics published by local media on Thursday.