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North America

United Nations, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) Although it seems much larger in postcards, the sculpture of a knotted pistol calls the attention, be they visitors or regulars, who enter the UN headquarters in New York.

Minneapolis, USA, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The conference of the National Network of Solidarity with Cuba (NNOC) in the United States will end today in this city three days of debates with a statement on new actions in support of the island.

Washington, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) U.S. legislators criticized today the decision of President Donald Trump to abandon a treaty on nuclear weapons signed in 1987 between the U.S. and former Soviet Union, but still valid.

Minneapolis, USA, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The National Network of Solidarity with Cuba (NNOC) in the United States debates on Saturday actions to demand the lifting of the blockade imposed by Washington against the island and other issues related to bilateral relations.

Mexico, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Dozens of migrants broke through on Friday the fence at Guatemala-Mexico border and entered the territory of this country, which had previously warned that it will enforce its laws, ''although with a human approach.''

Beijing, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Chinese and US scientists suggested controlling and minimizing formaldehyde emissions as the main cause of air pollution in China, local media reported on Friday.

Tehran, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Iran called on the international community on Friday to set limits to the United States'' harassment and Israel''s atrocities against the Palestinian people.

By Martha Andres Roman

Minneapolis, US, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The annual conference of the National Network of Solidarity with Cuba (NNOC) will open on Friday with the participation of members of US organizations seeking the normalization of the bilateral relations and the end to the blockade. Organized by the NNOC and the Minnesota-Cuba Committee, the three-day event will take place at the University of Augsburg, in Minneapolis, the city that is hosting the meeting for the first time and whose previous edition took place a year ago in Seattle, Washington.

Moscow, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) A United States spy plane Boeing RC-135U made today a reconaissance flight all along the western border of Russia, informed today the capital''s TV.

United Nations, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Two senior UN authorities in charge of the Syrian issue have already announced on Friday that they will leave their posts later this month: the humanitarian aid coordinator, Jan Egeland, and the special envoy, Staffan de Mistura.

United Nations, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, ambassador Ana Silvia Rodriguez, reiterated her country''s support to the Palestinian cause and stated during an open debate of the Security Council the little progress carried out regarding this subject.