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Buenos Aires, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) The director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva, praised on Tuesday the deal reached by Argentina and the creditors for the restructuring of the foreign debt, describing it as a very significant step.

Nassau, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) The Bahamas government decreed the total closure of the country as of this Tuesday for two weeks due to a rise in Covid-19 cases.

Beijing, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) China reaffirmed today that it will give a forceful response to the United States if it insists on hampering the operation of its media on North American soil, adding to the tensions between the two powers.

United Nations, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) The full participation of women is essential for an effective response to the Covid-19 pandemic and also in the advancement of peace processes, notes a report released on Monday at the UN.

3 de agosto de 2020, 13:23

United Nations, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) The increase in exclusive breastfeeding could save about 820,000 children every year globally, but even at present, mothers do not have the adequate conditions for it, UN warns.

3 de agosto de 2020, 12:48

Ottawa, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) Ethnic minority populations and low-income groups are at greater risk of contracting Covid-19 in Canada, according to a report released Monday by the Department of Public Health.

3 de agosto de 2020, 12:47

Washington, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) Exposure of children to violent environments at an early age can lead them to reach puberty faster, increase cellular aging and alter brain development, according to newspaper reports.

Syria denounces agreement of U.S. with allies on oilDamascus, Aug 2 (Prensa Latina) Syria described the oil agreement of the Kurdish-majority Syrian Democratic Forces (SDS) with the United States as 'theft' and 'contract between thieves.'

 Iran's Foreign Minister condemns Europe, US for harboring terroristsTehran, Aug 2 (Prensa Latina) Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Yavad Zarif, condemned Europe and the United States for providing refuge to terrorists and promoting hatred and chaos.

London, Aug 1 (Prensa Latina) Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone on Saturday denounced the United States' onslaught against Cuba's medical assistance to other countries affected by Covid-19, and assured that the Caribbean island deserves admiration instead of sanctions.

1 de agosto de 2020, 0:10

United Nations, Aug 1 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Summit on Biodiversity will be held virtually on September 30 at the level of heads of State and Government, UN authorities confirmed.