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Washington, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump reiterated today his hostile policy towards Cuba and Venezuela, denounced inside and outside the US territory.

United Nations, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) The UN Security Council (UNSC) unanimously approved on Thursday Resolution 2487 which extends the mandate of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia through September 2020.

Washington, Sept. 12 (Prensa Latina) The government of US President Donald Trump wants to make 'meaningful progress' in trade negotiations with China scheduled to take place here next month, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin expressed this Thursday.

Washington, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) The US National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) is profoundly interested in spreading the truth about Cuba across the US, as stated by Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, NNPA president and CEO.

Washington, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) The US government concluded in the last two years that Israel was probably behind the placement of cell phone surveillance devices near the White House and other capital sites, Politico revealed today.

Havana, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Participants in the 2nd Conference of the US Agriculture Coalition for Cuba (USACC), are continuing their activities this Thursday by visiting an agricultural cooperative southwest of the capital, and other sites of interest.

By Mario Muñoz Lozano

Havana, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) When some smoke signals seemed to indicate that the European Union (EU) would begin to act sensibly with regard to its deteriorated relations with Russia, its Council has just announced a new extension to the sanctions against Moscow.

Vatican City, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis called today for an international meeting to be held here on May 14, 2020, on the theme of 'Reinventing the Global Educational Alliance.'

United Nations, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) The President of the UN General Assembly, Maria Fernanda Espinosa, is holding this Thursday her latest informal High-Level Panel: Women in Power - Call to Action and Women Leaders - Voices for Change and Inclusion: Joining Forces and Redoubling Efforts to Achieve Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment for All.

Havana, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) The Union of Journalists of Cuba has denounced that the accounts of leading Cuban media outlets and journalists had been blocked by Twitter, precisely as they prepared to report on a live television appearance by President Diaz-Canel on Wednesday evening.

Washington, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that a 25% to 30% tariff hike on US$250 billion of Chinese goods will be postponed from October 1 to 15.