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 US reentry into Paris Agreement to be discussed at UNUnited Nations, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General António Guterres and the US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry will participate today in an event on the US reentry into the Paris Agreement, where proposals to encourage climate ambition to challenge the current environmental crisis will also be debated.

Democrats introduce immigration bill with citizen path for 11 millionWashington, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The Joe Biden administration and congressional Democrats formally introduced the US Citizenship Act of 2021 on Thursday, a sweeping immigration bill backed by the US president that, if approved, would offer a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 11 million immigrants in the US with no legal status.

US withdraws Trump´s statements on reimposing Iran sanctionsUnited Nations, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The US representation at the UN withdrew on Thursday the former Donald Trump administration declaration of reimposing all United Nations sanctions on Iran, US Acting Permanent Representative to the world body Richard Mills announced in a letter.

Brasilia, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Brazil has formally notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of its decision to withdraw the dispute with Canada, which began in 2017, over the subsidy for commercial aircraft.

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United Nations, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuba was elected on Thursday to the vice presidency of the UN Special Committee on Decolonization, a position it assumes with the commitment to continue fighting to eradicate colonialism in any of its manifestations.

Caracas, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's government on Thursday rejected the statement issued by representatives of the special procedures of the Human Rights Council regarding alleged legal violations in the case of the Azul Positivo Non-Governmental Organization.

United Nations, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez reaffirmed on Thursday to the United Nations his country's commitment to fight against all manifestations of racial discrimination, which is part of the principles that sustain the Revolution.

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Havana, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) 'Sonic attacks in Havana', it seems to be the title of a fiction film that reality proved to be a stage performance to rarify relations between the United States and Cuba and impose more punishments on the Caribbean island.

Tehran, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday demanded that the United States return to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) or nuclear deal and abide by United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231 that protects that multilateral pact.

Madrid, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Cubans living on the Canary Islands and some supportive Canary Islanders, together with workers from the Cuban Consulate in that archipelago, joined forces to give another blow to the blockade imposed by the Government of the United States on the Caribbean island and tightened even amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Havana, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) About twenty churches and religious organizations in the United States sent a letter to President Joe Biden asking him to reverse Donald Trump´s sanctions on Cuba.