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Madrid, May 19 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban ambassador to Spain, Gustavo Machín, denounced on Friday the tightening of the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba for almost six decades.


Paris, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Latin America brought some of its most current themes and struggles to the Cannes Film Festival, where documentaries ''La cordillera de los sueños'' (Mountain Range of Dreams) (Chile) and ''Que Sea Ley'' (Be it Law) (Argentina) were screened this weekend.


London, May 19 (Prensa Latina) The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, said today that next June she will present to Parliament ''a new and improved package of measures'' to get the UK out of the European Union (EU) as soon as possible.


Ankara, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Turkey reused some 35,000 tons of recycled oils in 2018, which were used as biofuels, Selcuk Borovali, president of the Association of the Biodiesel Industry, explained to Anadolu agency the eve.


Havana, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban National Ballet (BNC) will carry out a tour of several Spanish cities from May 24 to July 14, the company announced Saturday.


Brussels, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) approved on Friday for the first time a legal and institutional structure to sanction people or entities responsible for cyber attacks.


Havana, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez confirmed the country''s willingness to continue working with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on the promotion and use of nuclear technologies for peaceful purposes.


Ankara, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan ambassador to Turkey, José Bracho Reyes, today denounced the consequences of the US blockade against the South American nation, during a keynote address to the Faculty of Economics of the Technical University of the Middle East .


Caracas, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Vice-President of Venezuela, Delcy Rodriguez, celebrated on Friday Norway''s pronouncement on a first rapprochement for political dialogue between the Caracas government and the opposition based in the European country.


United Nations, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The Russian permament representative before the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia, rejected the accusations launched by the US govermment and other western countries Friday, that pointed out that the Russian actions are destablizing Syria.


Caracas, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza on Friday thanked the Government of Norway for supporting dialogue for peace and the country''s sovereignty.