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North America

Washington, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) The Major League Baseball (MLB) banned its affiliated players from participating in the Venezuelan winter tournament due to the economic blockade that Donald Trump's administration is holding against the South American country.

23 de agosto de 2019, 14:17Washington, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) called on Friday the scientific community to conduct in-depth investigation into the potential impacts on human health of microplastics in the environment.

23 de agosto de 2019, 13:47Bamako, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) Nearly two million children lack education in communities affected by armed conflicts in the West and Central African regions, UNICEF warned this Friday.

23 de agosto de 2019, 13:34Baghdad, Aug 23 ( Prensa Latina) The Iraqi parliament announced Friday that if attacks against the Popular Mobilization Forces continue, it will ask the government to cancel a security pact with the United States.

London, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) Specialists of the World Health Organization''s (WHO) Global Malaria Programme affirmed this Friday that the disease can be eradicated, but the most important action is to strengthen the means to control it.

United Nations, Aug 23 ( Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres recalled Friday that the transatlantic slave trade was one of ''history''s most appalling manifestations of human barbarity,'' on the occasion of the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition.

United Nations, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomed this Friday the memorandum of understanding signed between Uganda and Rwanda aimed at normalizing their relations.

Washington, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) At least 20 officers from the prison where US multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein was found dead, after being accused of child sex trafficking, have been subpoenaed to testify before a federal grand jury.

Harare, August 23 (Prensa Latina) US Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Brian Nichols, traveled this week to Washington in what is considered here a move to evade criticism from the local government for his support of illegal demonstrations called by the opposition.

Beijing, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) China reiterated that a new increase in tariffs by the United States on its goods, as announced recently by President Donald Trump, will invariable lead to an escalation of the trade war between the two powers.

Brasilia, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Workers'' Party (PT) of Brazil, Gleisi Hoffmann, asked President of the Chamber of Deputies, Rodrigo Maia, to communicate with the United Nations on Thursday, due to the environmental disaster in the country.