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Washington, April 8 (Prensa Latina) The US Navy reported this Wednesday that 230 members of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt's crew caught Covid-19 disease, and the ship's captain was recently fired due to warning of the health situation of the war aircraft carrier.


Washington, April 8 (Prensa Latina) The US Navy reported this Wednesday that 230 members of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt's crew caught Covid-19 disease, and the ship's captain was recently fired due to warning of the health situation of the war aircraft carrier.


G20 oilNew York, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) The Group of 20 industrialized and emergent countries (G20) will hold this month an extraordinary meeting to address the current situation of oil market, at the request of the International Energy Agency (IEA).


United Nations, April 7 (Prensa Latina) The head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali (MINUSMA), Mahamat Saleh Annadif, reported Tuesday that 46 cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in that country.


San Salvador, April 7 (Prensa Latina) El Salvador's parliamentary left appealed on Tuesday to humanitarian reasons for the United States to lift its unjust blockade against Cuba, in the context of the global Covid-19 pandemic.


Caracas, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza on Monday called on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to rectify his support for the United States blockade against Venezuela.


Havana, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez called on Monday to end the blockades and sanctions against the peoples amid the Covid-19 pandemic, a demand also made by the Sao Paulo Forum.


Rome, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) The Italy Cuba National Friendship Association (ANAIC) on Tuesday condemned the economic, commercial and financial blockade against countries like Cuba, in an open violation of international law.


London, April 7 (Prensa Latina) UK justice dismissed this Tuesday a request to postpone the resumption of the extradition trial of Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange, scheduled for May 18, due to Covid-19 pandemic.


By Waldo Mendiluza

Paris, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Former President of the French Senate Jean-Pierre Bel on Tuesday described as incomprehensible that the United States maintains and intensifies its blockade against Cuba, when the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus demands international solidarity and cooperation.


Washington, April 7 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump held a phone conversation with former vice president and presidential Democrat pre-candidate Joe Biden on the government's plan of action to fight against SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.