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United Nations, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuba on Tuesday highlighted the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) support in favor of child welfare amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Washington, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) Leaders of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank (WB), World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) have called for a much more equitable Covid-19 vaccines distribution, to speed up medical supplies distribution and to boost global economic growth, according to a joint statement.

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Ottawa, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) The national economy continued to growth in March for the 11th consecutive month, boosted by the relaxation of the restrictive measures taken to curb the Covid-19 pandemic, Statistics Canada reported.

 US Secretary of State arrives in Costa RicaSan Jose, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) The US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday arrived in Costa Rica on an official visit, a presence that is rejected by political parties and trade unions, social and popular organizations.

Illinois House of Representatives urges to end US blockade on CubaWashington, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) The Illinois House of Representatives approved a resolution calling Congress to eliminate the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba, which has been in force for six decades.

Cuba denounces US blockade in UN Committee on South-South CooperationHavana, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Deputy Foreign Trade Minister Déborah Rivas denounced the genocidal blockade imposed by the United States and reiterated the island's vocation for solidarity, as she participated today in a UN meeting.

 Cuba condemns US funding to promote confrontationHavana, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Minister of Foreign Trade Rodrigo Malmierca on Tuesday condemned the US government's request for another 20 million dollars this year to boost confrontation and subversive plans against the Island.

Russia ready to resume contacts with NATOMoscow, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday assured that the country is ready to resume activities of the Russia-NATO Council.

1 de junio de 2021, 14:37Washington, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) Oklahoma's Tulsa Mayor George Bynum on Tuesday apologized for the victims in the 1921 massacre, in which hundreds of people died, in complicity with the local government.

 UN to host debate on ocean preservationUnited Nations, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) UN General Assembly (UNGA) will host Tuesday a high-level debate to define actions aimed at preserving oceans and underwater life.

Animals improves mental health of humansWashington, June 1 (Prensa Latina) A scientific team proved in practice how much animals help for emotional support to improve people´s mental issues, to lessen depression, anxiety, to facilitate a hormonal balance for better mood and to reduce stress, a specialized journal reported.